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« Reply #30 on: November 12, 2019, 02:55:08 PM »

I'm a 'possible attendee' for '20, I'd very much enjoy FINALLY meeting some of the members here.

Don't think I'm a possible attendee; but like John said,  it would be great to meet some the Maxi Scoots members, if they are of the same great caliber,(and why-ever would that not be so! ), of the Maxi Scoots members I met this fall. Greg and Peggy, and Bill and Linda visited here; but only for the one day;-( 
We had a blast.  It was the highlight of our summer. 

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« Reply #31 on: November 20, 2019, 04:31:32 AM »

Anyone with a little time - try to work in MO T and 125 and 160 out of Ava MO.  T is an a perfect road both ways.  160 is nice, but a lot of traffic.
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« Reply #32 on: November 20, 2019, 03:45:30 PM »

I agree with Carolyn, if you don't plan to ride with me on the long Friday ride to Mt Magazine, I would head north and hit Hwt T.  (there is a Lambert's Throwed Rolls near by)

If you want me to work up a route, I will. 
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« Reply #33 on: January 20, 2020, 08:18:12 PM »

Has anyone made reservations at the motel yet and can we get a group discount. I guess being a senior citizen and ex- military. I always ask for about discounts. I believe if you don't ask, you don't get. I don't always get but it costs nothing to ask.
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« Reply #34 on: January 20, 2020, 08:38:28 PM »

Has anyone made reservations at the motel yet and can we get a group discount. I guess being a senior citizen and ex- military. I always ask for about discounts. I believe if you don't ask, you don't get. I don't always get but it costs nothing to ask.

Hi John,  I called the Family Budget Inn a couple of weeks ago.  Talked to the manager.  A bit hard to understand.  Only would give me AARP/AAA discount.  Not sure if I want  to stay there or not.  Talked to Maggie about it and we were going to see about other choices. 
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« Reply #35 on: January 20, 2020, 10:06:42 PM »

Thanks, I'll stay tuned 
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« Reply #36 on: January 25, 2020, 01:55:33 AM »

I made our reservations today at the Days Inn in Harrison, AR.  Monday, Sept. 7th thru Sunday Sept. 13th. 

See the Lodging post for more info.

Cathy and  Bob
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« Reply #37 on: January 29, 2020, 03:16:48 PM »

I'm a 'possible attendee' for '20, I'd very much enjoy FINALLY meeting some of the members here.


Whhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaattttttt!!!!!!!!!!!!  :-)     (then you can help me convince everyone that Black Hills 2021 would be a suitable rally place.)

What convincing?  SD sounds great and it's only about 22 hours for us.  Shorter and quicker than our usual 26 hour straight shot to Naples FL and we'd have a camper to crash in if necessary.  We're in!
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« Reply #38 on: February 13, 2020, 03:45:54 AM »

New to the forum, found it from a thread on BurgmanUSA.  I'm hoping to be able to make this ride.  I've been looking over the rides and getting really excited.  I've been to a couple of STO's but can't make it this year because of timing.  I love riding this area.  Being from Fort Worth, not a lot of curves.  Arkansas gives me chance to sharpen my riding skills.  Hope to see everyone there.
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« Reply #39 on: February 17, 2020, 04:23:51 PM »

Barb & I are planning on coming back to the States this year and I've wanted to roam around the Ozarks so... I've got the where but what's the when?

No, I'll not be packin' in the AK so we may have to make do with a cager.
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« Reply #40 on: February 17, 2020, 05:13:52 PM »

Barb & I are planning on coming back to the States this year and I've wanted to roam around the Ozarks so... I've got the where but what's the when?

No, I'll not be packin' in the AK so we may have to make do with a cager.

Our Rally is September 8-13th. It would be great to see you and Barb. Hope the timing works out.  You can always rent a scooter when you get there.
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« Reply #41 on: February 19, 2020, 12:25:47 AM »

I've not got it finalized, but it looks like I will be bring in up to 12, including myself. Right now, we've got 8 riders lined up. I've made lodging reservations there and for the trip there from Grand Junction, Colorado for 12, as some folks could not commit, yet. We will spend a couple of days getting through the twists and turns, mountain passes and valleys, then beat it on over to arrive Monday afternoon, and head back Friday morning. Are there registration fees, or even a list?
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« Reply #42 on: February 19, 2020, 12:47:32 AM »

By the way, those four spots over the 8 folks that have committed are open to first come, first serve to anyone with the experience and bike to make the ride first to Grand Junction, then on to the rally. I've got a 2,400 mile loop planned, plus the rally riding. I make the lodging reservations and plan the route. If you want a couple of days of excellent Colorado riding built into your trip, which includes twisty, steep mountain passes with no guard rails and can get to Grand Junction for kickstands up Friday morning, Sept. 4, get with me.
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« Reply #43 on: February 19, 2020, 03:06:36 AM »

Are there registration fees, or even a list?

Nope just show up and ride :-)  What kinda of list?
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« Reply #44 on: February 19, 2020, 05:18:29 AM »

By list, I mean do you need individual names, but your “just show up and ride” response would seem to indicate “no”. So, my group and I will do just that. I’ll look for further details as they’re posted and otherwise will see everyone then. Scooter on!
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« Reply #45 on: February 19, 2020, 05:50:37 AM »

By list, I mean do you need individual names, but your “just show up and ride” response would seem to indicate “no”. So, my group and I will do just that. I’ll look for further details as they’re posted and otherwise will see everyone then. Scooter on!

Nahh not really needed.  If I have numbers I can basically figure out how to do the rides.  See ya soon!

What I will do closer to the rally is ask people for an emergency contact then I make a list I have when we are at the rally.
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« Reply #46 on: February 19, 2020, 01:45:23 PM »

Make sure you start out with fresh tires.
You'll be burning some rubber.
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« Reply #47 on: February 20, 2020, 06:25:59 PM »

A few things for new attendees, this is not a formal pay your money and get a t-shirt and swag kind of rally. This is a meeting of like- minded riders who want some fun and challenging rides with interesting sites and good food along the rides. Usually one free day for rest, rides, etc. and scheduled rides the other days. Expect 150 to 200 mile all day rides. We enjoy each other's company and are a pretty mellow bunch. So come and have fun.
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« Reply #48 on: March 10, 2020, 03:46:04 PM »

Murf will ride up from North West FL for the rally.
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« Reply #49 on: March 11, 2020, 03:07:22 AM »

Murf, it will be nice to see you again.
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« Reply #50 on: March 13, 2020, 07:51:26 PM »

Right Back at you brother.  I deeply enjoyed the group last time.
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« Reply #51 on: June 30, 2020, 03:17:06 PM »

We've made the tough call to forego this year's riding and social get-together in Arkansas.  A combination of the:

1) Canada/USA border still closed to non-essential vehicular traffic ... and they're talking about extending this until at least late August;
2) state of COVID19 ... particularly in AR and;
3) fact that we must, by law, self-isolate for another 2 weeks upon returning to Canada makes it logistically impossible for us to participate.

Another key consideration deals with Karin having taken over the care giving responsibilities for her Mom, at least until the COVID19 threat is eliminated.  She is immune compromised and we simply do not want to risk picking up this virus and endangering her and others around us. 

Needless to say, we are unhappy campers and disappointed riders right now. 
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« Reply #52 on: June 30, 2020, 04:32:47 PM »

Len,  all very good reasons to for go this years Rally.  Family first.  Bob and I are keeping an I on the AR  Covid numbers as well.  May have to divert to another area.  We are headed to WI for a few days this weekend.    We will miss you guys this year.  Stay safe.
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« Reply #53 on: June 30, 2020, 04:32:47 PM »

We feel ya!  It's just ugh and not getting better.

Pete had a Doctor's visit with his heart Doctor yesterday.  He actually forbid Pete to travel out of area. 

This all sucks...  This much I know.
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« Reply #54 on: July 01, 2020, 12:57:45 AM »

... snipped ... We feel ya!  This all sucks ...

^^^ That sums it up right there! ^^^
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« Reply #55 on: July 01, 2020, 01:46:35 PM »

Len,
Always family first. Will miss riding with you and Karin. Take care and stay safe.
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