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Offline ron203

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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #75 on: April 29, 2017, 09:06:31 pm »
Lots of fun. Met some new folks and saw some familiar faces. I rolled into the garage @ 5:40 pm. Traffic on I-85 and 485 didn't get below 70 but once in 400+ miles. 

Thanks to Ranger Jim and Jerry for organizing the meet. The food was good, the service was good and the mix of bikes was truly eclectic. You just had to see it. Come for the bike(s) stay for the people for sure.

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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #76 on: April 30, 2017, 03:24:38 pm »
Wanted to thank everyone that came out. We had 14 members and 3 guests to attend. SC cam away with the win for having the most members (6 from SC, 2 from FL, 1 from GA). NC had 4 members in attendance with 1 member from TN.

The attendee with the lowest COG number was Dick McWay from SC. His number is 233. The highest COG number was Faisal Petro from TN. His number is 11404. 

We conducted a 50/50 drawing for OtP. The pot totaled $68 so the winner would have received $34. Steve Johnson (COG #5603) was the winner and graciously donated his share to OtP so I'll be sending $68 to help send Hartman and Breeden away for their "trip of a lifetime."

It was great seeing everyone. Those who didn't make it missed a great time with some really great folks.  I especially want to thank Jerry Danko for his help in locating the venue and laying the groundwork for the event. Jerry, YOU DA MAN! (even if you are former USAF)  :)
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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #77 on: April 30, 2017, 06:47:01 pm »
Home safely - today was the first hot hot ride of the year for me. Lucky I had a wind-chill of about 120mph through the Gorge. Best stretch of interstate anywhere ....  :motonoises:

My 2nd Conclave and was once again totally worth the ride. Thanks all around - really good seeing everyone - had the best beers with good buds Sat night - can't beat COG  :great:

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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #78 on: April 30, 2017, 08:51:56 pm »
Rolled into the garage about 3:15PM today after 2900+ miles of motorcycle fun (SC, GA, AL & AR), ending with the CONClave. Enjoyed seeing everyone at Jim 'n Nick's yesterday. I did find out that with headwinds, a loaded bike and 80 MPH speeds, you CAN get 32 MPG on a WeeStrom!  :-\
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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #79 on: April 30, 2017, 10:00:25 pm »
Rolled into the garage about 3:15PM today after 2900+ miles of motorcycle fun (SC, GA, AL & AR), ending with the CONClave. Enjoyed seeing everyone at Jim 'n Nick's yesterday. I did find out that with headwinds, a loaded bike and 80 MPH speeds, you CAN get 32 MPG on a WeeStrom!  :-\
You made good time. How did the shower feel? 

I left about the crack of ten. Fais made some awesome chocolate banana pancakes and we ate the rest of that kick butt sausage.

I'm currently a bit north of Macon for the night, anticipate being home tomorrow after 28 days on the road. Time to do laundry and wash my filthy bike.
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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #80 on: April 30, 2017, 10:21:41 pm »
Thanks to all the "regulars" from NC and SC for attending this year.  SC improved on last year and now leads the series 3 to 2.  Next year we'll get ya back!   >:D

special thanks to all those from out of the area that made the trip to support us as well.  it was great seeing everyone!

It was such a long ride for Denise and I that we didn't get back into town here in Mooresville until about 2:30 today.  that might be because we did a sightseeing diversion to Asheville for the night.   ;D  Had a great burger and local brew at Lexington Ave Brewery.  if you ever stop by there, try Bling.   :beerchug:

thanks for a great event Jim and Jerry!
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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #81 on: May 01, 2017, 11:18:34 pm »
Yes it was a great to get to see familiar and new faces. Food was great too. ;)

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Re: 5th Annual Carolina CONClave
« Reply #82 on: May 02, 2017, 12:17:30 am »
REALLY was good to see you & Susan. Hope there won't be as much time past before we meet again. :great:
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