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Pictures From the RA Rally 2010

Any great rally is made of people so the 2010 edition of the RA Rally has begun and here are the first arrivals.


First Arrival: Phillip Warren from Columbia, TN (11:08 Sunday Morning)


Bob Ellis from Londonderry, VT. Bob has promised to take from videos of this year's RA Rally.


John Aubin of PA
Marina Ackerson of Michigan


Paul Winter of Wilmington, NC

2010 Rallymeister in Vermont
Pownal - Gateway to New England

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The field is taking shape and the mowing is scheduled to be done Sunday night. The area is flat
and has terrific drainage; perfect for camping.


Phillip stakes out his choice of campsites. But folks there is so much choice camping that
everyone will get a primo spot in the shade.


The Yankee Beemer Toy Box arrives with its cargo of coffee urns. There will be plenty of
free GREEN MOUNTAIN GOURMET COFFEE. John Steele, Robert Bailey and
YB President Roy Bertallotto. Thanks Roy.


President Roy and Debbie talk about coffee and the upcoming RA Rally in Heath, MA.

[="3"]This is going to be one heck of a rally.[/]

2010 Rallymeister in Vermont
Pownal - Gateway to New England

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Phil Warren shows the area next to the river features a fine growth of brush. Going to be hard getting a fly rod in there.


Tyler Yandow has the expertise and machine to tame the brush. Bring those fly rods gents.


Tyler is not shy about wading right into his work.


At the same time the camping area is being made as smooth as a baby's bottom.

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Friday morning

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Great thread! Keep posting those pics! I was in classes all week in WV and couldn't make the rally.

Mark

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Barley the Dog and his ride.

I wanna know if that's an iPad.

Woops, stalled it.

-Tom (a DL650 Vstrom, a 150cc Taotao and a Honda C-70)

 

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A few more:

-Tom (a DL650 Vstrom, a 150cc Taotao and a Honda C-70)

 

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Great Rally.

Hello BMWRA,

First post here. I ride a '09 F800gs and I just registered for a membership on Thursday.

I enjoyed riding out from Upstate New York Saturday, to check out he GS trails. The rides, views and bratwurst were well worth the $20.

Thank you,

Jess

P.S. Here's some pics I took.

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more photos

notice says I can only post 4 pictures, so here's 4 more...

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Last picture of my new cow sticker.

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Nice pictures, Jess. Should have come said hello! And WHY didnt you ride in the trials? you would have done well!

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A few of my shots from the rally.



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A sequence from the teeter totter:




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The HiVizGuy was high energy!

Catching up on reading

Barley showing Dad where he pooped so Dad could scoop

Muriel telling him what a good dog he was to have his human pick up after him!

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Repairs under the Kelty tarp

Firing up the BBQ

Heading out for a Saturday ride

Barley figuring out which vendors had treats

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Saturday dawned cool and foggy

And many slept in

But the fog quickly burned off

And the rally came to life!

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Stagehand » wrote:
Nice pictures, Jess. Should have come said hello! And WHY didnt you ride in the trials? you would have done well!

Stage Fright kicked in when I saw people riding the course. Timing just didn't work out.

I really wanted to ride it but by the time I got there the observed trials were going to start in less than an hour. People were whizzing by on the demo bikes around the straight ways and I saw riders catching air and compressing their front ends hard as they landed (or fell)....

If I had made it there a day earlier, I would have taken it on at my own pace to feel it out and see if I could participate...Oh well....

I do regret to riding the course but that's not to say I did not enjoy watching from the side lines. I

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Hey all; Keep the photos coming. At least we can enjoy something of the rally through them. Please tell me that the R.A. is going to announce when and where next years will be SOON! Vaya con Dios, Dutch

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My friend Andrew took some pictures:

http://aphillips66.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMR-RA-Rally-2010/13163235_SG4Jh#955013065_pLdox

I think its too bad you felt that way, Jess. It was very casual. Ah well, NEXT TIME Biggrin

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Hey Jason,

Does Jon have any pics elsewhere? That FB album requires a login.

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Happy to be at the Rally!


Home Sweet Home!

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Mr. Not So Happy is Sad the Rally is over! And that the powers that be decided to tow away the showers in the middle of the night on Saturday and not on Sunday morning. Banghead

Good Thing I took a shower after the fireworks! A number of campers made the long hike to the trailer all bleary eyed only to discover that it was GONE!

Good Thing the Yankee Beemers were there with some excellent coffee to take the edge off.

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AntonLargiader » wrote:
Hey Jason,

Does Jon have any pics elsewhere? That FB album requires a login.

Yah, they would have been Smugmugged, but the Connection Failed sometime overnight... and FB was a way to get there faster. HE's flying home today and should get them up soon, I hope. There's a few good ones of you floating around the ADV site, and I have video which I have yet to edit. Thumbsup

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I think it might take a while for his B&W film to be processed. I really want to see how the 'experiments' turned out!

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Home Sweet Home

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04 R-1150-RT (Traveler) Sold 12-7-15

04 R-1100-RS (Pearl )(gone 10-2008)

78 R-80 (Gone but not Forgotten-KIA by a DUI)

 

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Paul was so busy running around taking pictures I thought it only fair to see his smiling face here...

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I'm keeping a list of various rally photo albums on the RA home page: http://www.bmwra.org

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