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    Plasterman tgf429's Avatar
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    2014 Rally Site?

    Anyone know the location of the 2014 MOA national?

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    Oops Sorry. I was thinking of 2013.
    '09 BMW 1200 GSA, 2013 BMW 700GS, 2000 Goldwing SE, '09' V Star 950, '09 Honda Rebel,
    '77 Honda 750A. Holding at six til I get new garage built - need more room for more bikes!

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    2014 has not be released....and I doubt if there's been a final decision. You know, after all the talk about hot locations for the rally in past years, I decided to check the coolest weather in the continental U.S. today. Mt. Washington, New Hampshire! A brisk 46 degrees today...with wind gusts up to 42 miles an hour which brings the wind chill down to 36 degrees --or less!
    There's a chance of flash floods tomorrow. I suppose we can scratch it off the
    2014 list....

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeoriaMac View Post
    I decided to check the coolest weather in the continental U.S. today. Mt. Washington, New Hampshire! A brisk 46 degrees today...with wind gusts up to 42 miles an hour which brings the wind chill down to 36 degrees --or less!
    There's a chance of flash floods tomorrow. I suppose we can scratch it off the
    2014 list....
    I can do without the wind, but a few days at 45 degrees suits me. Great area to ride in.
    Salty Fog Rally 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, AND LOOKING FORWARD TO 2014!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tommcgee View Post
    I can do without the wind, but a few days at 45 degrees suits me. Great area to ride in.
    Yes it is. Mt. Washington, not so much. I've got a picture of my stepson on Mt. Washington after he rode to the top. He's holding on to the sign marking the highest winds ever recorded in the continential U-S. Then again, that's 6600 feet up....

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    Mt Washington sound good.
    If it was another brand of bike they would stay at the Mount Washington Hotel.

    http://motorcycle-tales.blogspot.com...ton-hotel.html

    Nice.

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    That would be awesome, packing all the cold weather gear through the hundred degree temps to get there would be the biggest problem.

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    Why 2014?

    Salem2013 is next and it will be considerably cooler there too. IF Salem gets a heat wave, maybe we should just quit doing these, bad luck! 80s are highs there for the most part. Western side of the Cascades, vs. Redmond, Eastern slope. Redmond was real nice, and Salem will be another Oregon yet seen for MOA...Very green side of Oregon, nice and ya'll back East should begin planning that trip to Oregon,2013...Be nice for me again, being not far from my Western home and I've been doing ALL the East rallies. Ya'll come my way again Randy

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    Beginning in 2013 the new four Zone rotation schedule is...2013 Zone 1 Western, 2014 Zone 3 Midwest, 2015 Zone 2 Mtn States, 2016 Zone 4 Eastern.


    2014 is somewhere in the Midwest.
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    Looks like it will be at least 2 years before I partake then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Statdawg View Post
    Beginning in 2013 the new four Zone rotation schedule is...2013 Zone 1 Western, 2014 Zone 3 Midwest, 2015 Zone 2 Mtn States, 2016 Zone 4 Eastern.


    2014 is somewhere in the Midwest.
    Maybe. It doesn't always work out quite so neatly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Statdawg View Post
    2014 is somewhere in the Midwest.
    I heard it will revisit West Bend, WI

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    Quote Originally Posted by Recht View Post
    I heard it will revisit West Bend, WI
    That would work out good for us. I liked West Bend and it's only 450 miles from Creston.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Statdawg View Post
    Beginning in 2013 the new four Zone rotation schedule is...2013 Zone 1 Western, 2014 Zone 3 Midwest, 2015 Zone 2 Mtn States, 2016 Zone 4 Eastern.
    Looks like the next oportunity for a large crowd is in 2016. Just like in Real Estate, it comes down to Location, Location, Location. The MOA decision to be "fair" and require rallies to be held in parts of the country where there are not a lot of members will hold rally attendance down. I think a lot of members are like me and only attend rallies within 500 miles of where we live (a long day's ride). If you look at the tags on the bikes at rallies, you will see bikes from everywhere but the majority will be relatively close to home. Is it really "fair" to make the rally conveniently close for relatively few members when the location makes it difficult or impossible for a far greater number of members? People choose where they want to live and factor in the conveniences and inconveniences in their decision. I choose to live in the sticks where I don't have public water, cable, DSL. wi-fi or other things most people consider necessities but I don't expect my chosen location to impact others.
    'You can say what you want about the South, but I almost never hear of anyone wanting to retire to the North.

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