2014 Boone Rally Recap

A very memorable event was held for the brave and adventurous souls who made it to this year’s Boone, NC, Carolinas BMW MOA rally.  Despite the wet weather we had attendees come in from as far as Michigan and Tampa, Florida (on a Triumph Speed Triple no less!

A portion of the proceeds from this year’s rally went to benefit the Patriot Rovers organization.

BMW Rally Registration
BMW Rally Registration
KOA Campground, Boone, NC
KOA Campground, Boone, NC

 

Tent
Tent
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Carolina BMW MOA Trailer
Classic Bike Contest Submission
Classic Bike Contest Submission
Classic Bike Contest Submission
Classic Bike Contest Submission
Classic Bike Contest Submission
Classic Bike Contest Submission
Classic Bike Contest Submissions
Classic Bike Contest Submissions
VP Bill Kniegge with first time Rally'er Edward Yang
VP Bill Kniegge with first time Rally’er Edward Yang (Carolina BMW MOA Webmaster)
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Main tent
Treasurer Sid Welch with wife.
Treasurer Sid Welch with wife.
President Don Green addressing Rally attendees.
President Don Green addressing Rally attendees.
President Don Green introducing the Patriot Rovers organization, whom a share of this year's proceeds went to benefit the Patriot Rovers program providing service dogs for veterans.
President Don Green introducing the Patriot Rovers organization, whom a share of this year’s proceeds went to benefit the Patriot Rovers program providing service dogs for veterans.
One of the two Patriot Rovers service dogs in training at the Rally.
One of the two Patriot Rovers service dogs in training at the Rally.
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Rally Lead Director John Olsakovsky introduces the Patriot Rovers.
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Audience looking on while the Patriot Rovers organization provides an overview to what they do for wounded veterans.
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Presentation and overview of the Patriot Rovers program.
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John Olsakovsky thanks this year’s rally sponsors.
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A sample of this year’s rally prizes.
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A sample of this year’s rally prizes.
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A sample of this year’s rally prizes.
Guest speaker Allan Karl, promoting his new world travel and cookbook, Forks.
Guest speaker Allan Karl, promoting his new world travel and cookbook, Forks.
Guest author, Allan Karl, speaks about his new book that combines traveling the world by motorcycle with cooking recipes of cuisine he experienced during his 60,000 mile, global 3 year journey.
Guest author, Allan Karl, speaks about his new book that combines traveling the world by motorcycle with cooking recipes of cuisine he experienced during his 60,000 mile, global 3 year journey.
Audience enjoying author Allan Karl's travel experience.
Audience enjoying author Allan Karl’s travel experience.
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Nighttime fun under the big tent.
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President Don Green announces winners of this year’s raffle.
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Boone Rally first timer and Carolina BMW MOA Webmaster, Edward Yang, and his thoughts on his first ever rally.

 

Carolina BMW MOA Breakfast 5/11

lightrailThe next monthly breakfast for the Carolina BMW MOA will be at the Light Rail Restaurant on 5/11 at 9AM.

For more info on the breakfast or to RSVP, please go to the following:

Carolinas BMW Motorcycle Owners Association

Charlotte, NC
141 Riders

We are a club of motorcycle enthusiasts sanctioned by BMW Motorcycle Owners of America that has served the Charlotte, North Carolina region for over 25 years. We hail from bot…

Next Meetup

Club Breakfast

Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:00 AM
1 Attending

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Guests and prospective members are all welcome!

Sunday, May 11, 2014
9:00 AM
Light Rail Family Restaurant
8045 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273

Carolina BMW MOA Breakfast 4/13

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The next monthly breakfast for the Carolina BMW MOA will be at the Light Rail Restaurant on 4/13 at 9AM. Please note that we will have a guest speaker, Mr. Kent Skoug, kent_skoug BMW Riders Association Regional representative,  address our club to share more information about the Riders Association as well as the BMW RA’s upcoming rally.

For more info on the breakfast or to RSVP, please go to the following:

http://www.meetup.com/cbmwmoa/

Guests and prospective members are all welcome!

Aerostich Popup Event Raleigh, NC 4/9-4/13

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Aerostich is coming to Raleigh with all of the latest riding gear and equipment for a special Five-Day Pop-Up event. Join Aerostich factory sizing experts and see, feel and touch all of the latest Aerostich riding gear, including the all-new, completely redesigned ‘R3′ (Roadcrafter 3) Suit, Roadcrafter City and Tactical Suits, Women’s sized Roadcrafters, Utility Riding Pants, Transit Suits and more. Try on gear, get measured for optional custom alterations and experience the feel and fit of graded sizes.

When: 9AM-7PM daily,  April 9th-13th
Where: 6234-112 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27612.

Along with a full array of Aerostich suits, jackets and pants, riders are invited to check out Aerostich Messenger Bags, Combat Touring Boots, Elkskin and Deerskin Gloves, Tank Panniers, Saddle Bags, Seat Bags, Fleece, Electric Liners…Swap riding stories with us and other area riders, and visit with Mr. Subjective, too.

Please click on the following link for additional information: aero raleigh postcard_1

Visit www.aerostich.com/popupnc for more details, and make plans to visit the Aerostich Raleigh pop-up location. Open April 9th-13th from 9am to 7pm daily.

To get a free catalog, call 800 222 1994 or email <catalog@aerostich.com>.

3/9 2014 Grand Tour Destinations Posted

 

2014grandtourANNOUNCEMENT:  The official start to the 2014 Grand Tour has commenced!

For more information on registering, please contact Peter Krenn (krenn@comporium.net).

$10 entry fees are payable to Treasurer Sid Welch (swelchva@aol.com). If you also want a Rider Passport, please add an additional $2 to your payment and you will receive a Rider Passport that you can use to keep track of your travels. President Don Green has copies of these.

The 2014 destinations for the Grand Tour have been posted above. Ride safe and enjoy the discovery!