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PRB’s 5th annual Fall Ride! Sept 20-23. Marion, NC

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I wimped out on TMAC this time but will be there for the PRB escapades.  New tires and all.

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I'll be there, but I'll be camping nearby due to budget constraints.

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2 hours ago, Vecky5 said:

I'll be there, but I'll be camping nearby due to budget constraints.

 

We’re staying at the campground across the street from the hotel. May be a couple of us there.

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Thanks to the storm, my PreRide is canceled. I’m looking at trailering part way and then ride into Marion late Wednesday.


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i put off surgery for a week, so it better be dry, otherwise ill see everyone at 2019Tmac /spring ride  

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On 9/12/2018 at 6:29 PM, zeer0 said:

 

We’re staying at the campground across the street from the hotel. May be a couple of us there.

Same here (river breeze campgrounds). I'll look for you guys. I'll be on a charcoal and orange Yamaha FZ09.

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Hi Guys,

I was planning on coming, had hotel reservations made, but mother nature is pretty upset at the moment. The weather radar map is showing at least rain all over North Carolina for next week. I am going to cancel plans for this Fall ride. See you at the Spring Memorial ride in 2019.

Thanks, Ben for pulling this together.

Bill Mersch aka MisterBill

 

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wish I could come down, just got back from deals gap this morning, don't think I could do the 700 miles back to the meet next weekend, 3000 miles in 8 days is a lot for my out of shape ass.

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On 9/14/2018 at 1:20 PM, MisterBill said:

Hi Guys,

I was planning on coming, had hotel reservations made, but mother nature is pretty upset at the moment. The weather radar map is showing at least rain all over North Carolina for next week. I am going to cancel plans for this Fall ride. See you at the Spring Memorial ride in 2019.

Thanks, Ben for pulling this together.

Bill Mersch aka MisterBill

 

 

 

Sorry to to hear that, Bill. You might wanna reconsider. The weather for the weekend looks pretty good! Don’t listen to the news, they haven’t a clue.

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On 9/14/2018 at 8:55 AM, Vecky5 said:

Same here (river breeze campgrounds). I'll look for you guys. I'll be on a charcoal and orange Yamaha FZ09.

 

 

We’re hard to miss. 

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On 9/14/2018 at 1:20 PM, MisterBill said:

Hi Guys,

I was planning on coming, had hotel reservations made, but mother nature is pretty upset at the moment. The weather radar map is showing at least rain all over North Carolina for next week. I am going to cancel plans for this Fall ride. See you at the Spring Memorial ride in 2019.

Thanks, Ben for pulling this together.

Bill Mersch aka MisterBill

 

 

On 9/15/2018 at 8:12 PM, zeer0 said:

 

 

Sorry to to hear that, Bill. You might wanna reconsider. The weather for the weekend looks pretty good! Don’t listen to the news, they haven’t a clue.

Seriously, the week after a hurricane is usually phenomenal once the roads are cleared of debris.  I'm bringing rain gear just in case.

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Hey guys - I'm only able to do Saturday, so what time does the ride start in the morning?  Assuming meeting at the hotel?  I'll be riding out from Winston Salem.

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Some guys get out early, but most leave no earlier than 9. If you wanna be on the safe side, 8 would be good, but I think you’d be fine at 9 too. There’s always some procrastinating going on.

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The weather is great up here!


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Weather looks great! I’ll be at the hotel around 10am on the bike ready to rock n roll tomorrow. (Thursday)

 

See yall there!

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I’m trailering Robs bike in all the way from Little Switzerland. He will be riding mine. I’m warmed up...maybe a little too much.


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Looks like weather will be okay at least for the majority of the day.  I'll be at the hotel around 8:30 and look for the other bikes.

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So I pulled into Little Switzerland late Monday afternoon only to hear from Rob that Clifford (his big red truck) had decided to retire in West Virginia. I enjoyed the customary sunset by myself.

 

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On Tuesday, I rode with Bob. We put in a 220 mile day and ended it with a stop here.

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Rob rolled in about 9:15 after an adventurous day.

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We rolled out on Wednesday morning heading to Shady Valley to meet Steve but had to stop and clean off some of the previous nights adventure.

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We had a couple of mostly clean runs up and back on The Snake.

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I slacked up on pics so here is a random shot of the night life.

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I made some small Dragon Ballz for KanadianKen.

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Everyone should feel bad for Kimball because he showed up with cobwebs on his bike.

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Rob is a sport touring genius. What a pleasure to travel with!

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Rob and I take this pic every year and talk about fixing the sign. This time he fixed it.

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If you're not on VFRD FB, you missed a lot of pics and laughs. Misty has put up an awesome video of the weekend and I'm sure it will end up here soon.

Thanks to all who attended and to Bob and Ben for organizing. The fact that there were only six VFR's at the event is a testament to how great the company is.

 

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As usual, Sweeper is a great guy to ride with but his camera is everywhere! LOL! 😜

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57 minutes ago, VFRpwr said:

As usual, Sweeper is a great guy to ride with but his camera is everywhere! LOL! 😜

I'm not sneaky like Jason and Misty. You know when my phone is in front of my face.

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Thanks to Jason and Misty for the video efforts.




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I just wore some cameras. She did all the work.....I mean, thanks, it was tough(*cough*watching her edit), but I persevered.

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I just wore some cameras. She did all the work.....I mean, thanks, it was tough(*cough*watching her edit), but I persevered.

Did she holler for you to make her a sammich and fetch a beer?


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