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VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« on: November 29, 2017, 03:16:07 pm »
Any of you heard what dates in August 2018?

I'm assuming you MN/WI COG'ers will be at the Ski lift you were at in 2013.

I'm planning on making the trip from GA, only 1,200+ miles to camp for a couple days.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2017, 07:01:46 pm »
Negative. Even the VBR site only says "August 2018".
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2017, 07:19:40 pm »
They're probably enjoying riding and ignoring their calendar the same as we are....   :))
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2017, 12:50:58 am »
I'll be at the ski lift again. I wonder who has the left over "tape".

This is a most excellent rally.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2017, 11:29:37 am »
Negative. Even the VBR site only says "August 2018".

Thanks, I was hoping that our Industry Liason might be in the know, but apparently that is not the case.
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« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2017, 11:44:06 am »
Then why didn't you just PM or email him directly? :??:
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2017, 12:12:00 pm »
Then why didn't you just PM or email him directly? :??:

Where is the fun in that?

Actually I was hoping that maybe some of our local COG members might know.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #7 on: November 30, 2017, 02:02:28 pm »
Hay I will try and be there, with friends. If I have any left by then?

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« Reply #8 on: November 30, 2017, 02:14:04 pm »
If you bring enough brew, you can rent a few....
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #9 on: November 30, 2017, 11:50:43 pm »
That must be the problem.

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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2017, 01:14:52 pm »
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2017, 01:41:44 pm »
VBR4 is still in the planning stages. Talked to an Aerostich employee at the Mpls IMS and was told it will not be at Spirit Mountain. He said Aerostich was the first group to hold a big summertime event at Spirit Mountain and now it's become so popular that the prices skyrocketed. All the people at the ski area who had worked with Areostich are gone. The new ones are harder to work with and don't care that Aerostich helped start the summertime events trend. The place is owned by the city of Duluth, so go figure.

They are working a on new location, possibly at a large park on Lake Superior in the City of Superior, WI. 

Sounds like it will around the same time period as VBR3 - sometime in August. Keep watching their web site for announcements.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2017, 02:27:08 pm »
VBR4 is still in the planning stages. Talked to an Aerostich employee at the Mpls IMS and was told it will not be at Spirit Mountain. He said Aerostich was the first group to hold a big summertime event at Spirit Mountain and now it's become so popular that the prices skyrocketed. All the people at the ski area who had worked with Areostich are gone. The new ones are harder to work with and don't care that Aerostich helped start the summertime events trend. The place is owned by the city of Duluth, so go figure.

They are working a on new location, possibly at a large park on Lake Superior in the City of Superior, WI. 

Sounds like it will around the same time period as VBR3 - sometime in August. Keep watching their web site for announcements.

Heya Jim. Thanks for the update. Hope things are well for you and yours.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2017, 04:26:58 pm »
VBR4 is still in the planning stages. Talked to an Aerostich employee at the Mpls IMS and was told it will not be at Spirit Mountain. He said Aerostich was the first group to hold a big summertime event at Spirit Mountain and now it's become so popular that the prices skyrocketed. All the people at the ski area who had worked with Areostich are gone. The new ones are harder to work with and don't care that Aerostich helped start the summertime events trend. The place is owned by the city of Duluth, so go figure.

They are working a on new location, possibly at a large park on Lake Superior in the City of Superior, WI. 

Sounds like it will around the same time period as VBR3 - sometime in August. Keep watching their web site for announcements.

Jim,

Thanks for the info. Let us know if you hear a date. I'm on their email notification as well. Last time it was the 3rd weekend in August, that's what I'm planning on right now. Still have to work and schedule time off unlike some of our membership.  :)
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #14 on: December 11, 2017, 02:21:43 pm »
I plan on being at VBR4. I'll be joining the retirement world of Steve J in late March or early April, so I will have the time to attend. If I can't make it to Duluth, I should sell all my bikes. That's no reality, so I guess I better there.

I'll be the guy with the COG group at an Aerostich Rally on my FJR wearing Klim gear. I hope they let me in. Someone has to cause trouble.

We will pass on information on dates and location once things are set up.   
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #15 on: December 11, 2017, 03:51:33 pm »
I plan on being at VBR4. I'll be joining the retirement world of Steve J in late March or early April, so I will have the time to attend. If I can't make it to Duluth, I should sell all my bikes. That's no reality, so I guess I better there.

I'll be the guy with the COG group at an Aerostich Rally on my FJR wearing Klim gear. I hope they let me in. Someone has to cause trouble.

We will pass on information on dates and location once things are set up.   
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #16 on: December 11, 2017, 08:17:05 pm »
Hay SteveJ give me a PM rwulf@chartermi.net about

your Roadtrek generator. I also have a Roadtrek with

question with my generator.

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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2018, 03:58:57 pm »
I was reading on another forum they are considering having this at a different location due to cost at Spirit Mountain.
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« Reply #18 on: January 03, 2018, 12:39:27 am »
I believe that is correct.

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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #19 on: February 04, 2018, 03:18:46 am »
OK, we are now in February, I am trying to make plans for this summer, would love to go to this and make it part of my normal week in MN fishing, I need them to finalize the dates, location etc, I'll bet COG already has most of our 2019 Rally set up!  Come on Aerostich!

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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #20 on: February 04, 2018, 11:20:43 am »
I was a 99% sure attendee on this. Due to a lack of dates, I'm at 50-50.  :'(
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #21 on: February 04, 2018, 12:05:42 pm »
Yeah, it's a little frustrating they can't at least provide a date. They did the same last time, don't think the dates came but a few months before.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #22 on: February 04, 2018, 06:12:09 pm »
I'm with ya. I have to earmark the calendar since I moved everything outa the way for the spring events...and most of that is landing in August and September.

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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #23 on: February 04, 2018, 07:07:54 pm »
In 2013 it was the weekend before Labor Day, probably be the same this time around.
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Re: VBR4 (Very Boring Rally 4)
« Reply #24 on: February 04, 2018, 09:09:58 pm »
I'll pencil that in and hope for the best.
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