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2018 Rally

Any news on the location for next year. I heard at rumor at the Oceanstate Rally that it will be in PA.

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Re: 2018 Rally

Oh I can't wait to hear..... especially if it is in PA... that would be awesomeness Smile

 

When do you think will hear the news on the location and dates? 

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Re: 2018 Rally

Beemer-me-up wrote:
Any news on the location for next year....
You've probably seen this by now -- Tioga County Fairgrounds, Wellsboro PA July 19,20 & 21, 2018 for the 46th BMW RA Rally. More info soon on the home page.

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Re: 2018 Rally

Are the bmwmoa  and the bmwra rallies on consecutive weekends to make it easier or harder for people to go to both?

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First off, July 19-21, was the week that was available to us. Of course we did consider how many miles and days apart both rallies were. It should be an easy trip, less than 1,000 miles and doable for most riders.   Last year, the RA rally in Petosjey Michigan was a week and 1,700 miles apart and many riders went to both.

If it's either or rather than both, I'm going to recommend The RA in Tioga County. The riding in the area is second to none. The roads are great!

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Both rallies are in July.  Both clubs are looking at venues and dates at the same time.  Sometimes a venue and date is chosen and then there are problems that mthe venue operators and the clubs cannot reconcile.  The clubs have to take a location and date that they think will best serve their members.  Some riders belong to both clubs and do both rallies.  Those riders have no problem going from coast in three days; so the distance between the rallies and the time available pose no problems.

Jerry Dockery

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Re: 2018 Rally--Making Both

Looking forward to making both Rally's again this year. Last year it was about 6100 miles to attend both, nice trip. This year probably not so far, but since the RA last may head onward to NS, etc afterward.

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2018 Rally -- On-Road Cornering Seminar Tours

Greetings!

I've been given the go ahead from the BMW RA to announce that my cornering school Street Skills will be offering on-road style courses (training) at the Wellsboro rally.  REGISTRATION IS OPEN. 

I've been selling out these courses two years in a row at the other big club's rally. I know the Wellsboro area well and am really excited to offer my courses to you.

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Sincerely,

Jon 

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This is going to be a good ride to the rally and while at the Rally.  I usually take the fast way home.

 

Leaving from the NC mountains...anyone else from the area?

Jerry Dockery

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Hey all, I'm thinking about coming out to the Rally since I live in the Catskills and could make a long weekend out of it. I'm just wondering how many "outsiders" you typically get. The forums don't seem crazy active, so I didn't really see a way to get to know people in advance.

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Last year we had 1,000 attend in Petoskey, MI. This year we're a bit ahead of that in preegistration. I would expect the attendance to be near the same or larger. I agree we would like to see more folks on our forum but the era of facebook seems to be overtaking forums these days.H
ope you can make it to Wellsboro for the rally. Our pre-regs so far are mostly from the east, southeast and near midwest. And a few from California!

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Jerry Dockery

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910-262-2843

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Re: 2018 Rally - Street Skills Cornering Confidence courses

Last week I prepared my route for the on-road style cornering confidence courses at the rally. It's qawesome. I'm very excited.

Plenty of spots still available. Be sure to stop by and check out my Cornering Confidence book in the vendor area.

http://streetskills.net/product-category/on-road-training/

-Jon

 

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Re: 2018 Rally - Street Skills Cornering Confidence courses

Looks like fun.

Jerry Dockery

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Does anyone know if there will be a medical camping section at the 2018 rally with

electricity for CPAP users?

I'm planning on coming in on Thursday, will I be able to get in?

Is there a place to volunteer to help with the Rally?  I'm happy to help out

if you need some extra hands.

 

Thanks, Don

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There are numerous 110 receptacles all over the camping area. If you arrive on Wednesday, we would hope you will help with set-up. The Rally begins on Thursday and everyone will be able to come in. Thank you for offering to help. We will need lots of it. Just let then know when you check in.

We're expecting a good turnout. Pre-reg is way ahead of last year.

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Thanks so much for your prompt response.  I'm actually coming in on Wednesday, likely mid to late afternoon.

Riding in from Portland, Maine.  I'll ask about volunteer opportunities when I get in.

Thanks for your help, see you in Wellsboro!

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Re: 2018 Rally - Mansfield Unv Housing?

Has anyone who is planning to stay at the residence at Mansfield University heard anything from them?

I received an initial acknowledgement from them way back and a note of, “You will be receiving a confirmation email with specific details in July prior to the event”, however since then silence.

Just wondering if I truly have a place to stay.

Tks.

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Re: 2018 Rally

Hi Everyone... coming in for my first BMW Rally.  Is there rides organized from the Rally into the country side or just find your way around?

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If one is pre-registered can one check in on Wednesday sometime?

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Re: 2018 Rally - Mansfield Unv Housing?

Yes we too are staying at Mansfield and we received our info via email this last Thursday complete with directions and info on checking in. If you did not hear anything I could send you the email address of the coordinator.

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Re: 2018 Rally - Mansfield Unv Housing?

John I sent you a message with the email of the coordinator 

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Thanks! Much more info on that FB page than here including the complete Rally Schedule! Saw there is a shuttle on Saturday but why doesn’t it go to Mansfield University where RA offered suggested accommodations?

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I am registered for the rally.  I have not received any documentation or confirmation, email or hard copy.  Should I be expecting anything, or will I check in at the rally site?  I registered May 31.

Thanks,

Dan Shea

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