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Old 05-10-2009, 07:51 PM   #1
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Bluegrass Book Bank Rally 21 June 09

I've been to the Bluegrass Book Bank Rally twice. It's a great time. Fantastic roads.

The Green Bank NRAO is nearby.

Great live music and donations for a great cause. Registration is limited.

There's a little something for every rider...dual sporting in the NF areas and great roads.

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Old 06-11-2009, 07:49 AM   #2
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Old 06-11-2009, 07:29 PM   #3
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Hey Gimelslack, I plan to be there and meet up with bro' Festus and the Twin Valley Riders gang from Roanoke.

The /5 festival is over at Seneca Rocks that weekend too.
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Old 06-12-2009, 03:25 AM   #4
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Hey Gimelslack, I plan to be there and meet up with bro' Festus and the Twin Valley Riders gang from Roanoke.

The /5 festival is over at Seneca Rocks that weekend too.
Y'all camping Fri or Sat? Book fling is Sat, I believe.
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Old 06-12-2009, 06:55 PM   #5
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Y'all camping Fri or Sat? Book fling is Sat, I believe.
Saturday for sure, but I may be in the area on Friday.... I beleive there'll be some Blue Ridge Beemer riders and a bunch of thumper thugs from Morgantown WV showing up Saturday.
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Old 06-13-2009, 06:25 PM   #6
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This thing got big enough that Brian had to start restricting attendance 3 or 4 years ago. It's kinda turnerd into a NOVA Yupy sort of thing. The Website says registration is closed. Unless you are already registered, how are you going to attend?

So, I started looking at this one at Seneca Rocks:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=466664
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Old 06-19-2009, 04:29 AM   #7
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Since some of you (us) are heading through Seneca, how would lunch on the Front Porch sound (Sat)?
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:24 AM   #8
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Tell Brian & Betty Richardson Hello from Don & Tracy .....
Maybe Rich & Linda Holman ...
And Vas & Nicole ..
Roger & Bernice ...


Brian use to have the camproo at his farm ...
I don't know if he still does...
I lived in BG for over 20yrs...
The book bank is a good thing.....

Who ever is going have fun....

Yes great roads....
The back road to Red Lick via hardscrabble is a blast!!!
Then off to Seneca Rocks .. Then the Mtn to Smoke Holes...

Yuppers brings back good riding times...
The roads I learned on :tumb
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Old 06-21-2009, 10:55 AM   #9
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A few TVR rabble rousers:

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Old 06-21-2009, 07:08 PM   #10
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Cool looks like ya'll had fun !!!
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:30 AM   #11
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Looked in the inbox this morn and there were some pics courtesy of my buddy Bob from Roanoke. Can any of y'all tell me about the dustbin fairing Electra bike?
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:34 AM   #12
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Looked in the inbox this morn and there were some pics courtesy of my buddy Bob from Roanoke. Can any of y'all tell me about the dustbin fairing Electra bike?
Info on Brian's Norton Electra can be found here...

http://www.bluegrassbookbank.org/bardblog/

I'll post some pix I took of it later today.
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Old 06-22-2009, 07:48 AM   #13
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I was there

This was my fourth time, them hot dogs were the best, going to try that at home. I had a great time, it was Paul's (Dawg's) first time and he loved it. Hburgninja was there as well. Oh did I say how good them Maple Hot Dogs were.....
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Old 06-22-2009, 08:36 AM   #14
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Weekend Pics

Gimmeslack and I were watching the Radar and discussing a meet time. 10:30AM it was.

@10:15 - it was pouring at my house


Met Gimme' @ the HBurg Farmers Market


Hiked Seneca Rocks




Then we rambled on over to Blue Grass. What a picturesque spread!




Darn Sunlight screwed up my Panoramic Shot


Thats one hell of a setup!


JMU professors and their Guzzi's


Very Cool Tree



Delicious Maple Hot Dogs cooking over the wood fire

Enjoyed listening to Joyce Anderson's local musical style that really set the mood for the evening.

Shocked to see not 1, not 2 but THREE CBX's

I believe this guy rode from Canada!


After enjoying the Maple Dogs and wonderful meal from our generous hosts and helpers, we retired to the barn to listen to Harvey Reid


Spiderman meets Earl Scruggs


The lighting for the Norton was epic to say the least.




Hey I recognize that headlight


Blue Ridge Beemer style fire


First rider to leave in the AM (a little after 7)


Everyone tearing down camp


Norton Central


Afterwards, Gimme and I rode to Hightown, Monterrey then down the Marble Valley.




Great weekend for riding and awesome weather! Can't wait to do it again next year
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Old 06-22-2009, 09:12 AM   #15
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Excellent music, food and of course how can you beat WV riding!

I spent most of the time watching HBN smoothly dissecting the twisties and enjoying the passing scenery while he served as ride-master, pointing out all the road hazards for me. Duude, you made it too easy...
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