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    Registered User Guardrailbob's Avatar
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    Dec 2003
    Milw. Wi.

    Falling Leaf

    How come no chatter about the "falling leaf" rally. Everyone too busy? Or is no one going?

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    IBA #44567 Ken F's Avatar
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    Sep 2009
    SW, MO
    At our local club meeting last night, a large percentage of our membership is planning to go.

    I've been watching the weather forcasts, and looks like rain Saturday, and possibly Sunday!
    Can we say Frogtogs?

    IBA #44567 Pres. Springfield BMW Roadriders
    "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe."
    -Albert Eienstein

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    Chicago to Falling Leaf

    Several members of BMW Motorrad Club Northern Illinois will be going! Here is the info from our eblast we sent out. (If you want to get on our ride notification list just sign up on our website HERE) If you go to the link for routes (downloadable Garmin routes), we also have some routes that will provide some great riding once there.

    All are welcome to join us!


    Ride Leader: Kirk Johnson
    Departure Date: Friday October 11, 2013
    Departure time: 8:30 am
    Returning: Sunday October 13th
    Meeting place: Mobil Station Rt 47 across from Del Webb in Huntley
    Miles to Destination: 393
    Arrival Time: Approximately 4 PM
    Destination Address: The Lions Club Fairgrounds in Potosi, Missouri.
    GPS Coordinates
    : N37.94545 W090.79804

    Weather Outlook: Highs in the upper 70's, lows in the mid 50's; slight chance of drizzles... nothing we can't handle
    Route Downloads
    : Here
    Description and travel notes: Please take note of the departure time and location! This is our last rally trip of the year! There are some awesome roads down there and I plan to ride them fast and furious! For the most part, it is a straight shot down there and back. Saturday I will lead a ride over the valley and a through the woods for about 150 miles and be back in time for a gin and tonic! If you are up for some fast curves be sure to join us!
    -Ride Safe & Avoid Anyone On The Phone-
    **2000 R1100RT (Bullfrog), 1976 R90/6 (Tadpole)**
    beemerFROG a.k.a. Douglas E. Rost -- Black Frog Marketing

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    BMW riders worrying about rain? Whassup widdat?

    It will either be Frozen Leaf or Floating Leaf. But always worth the effort to ride this area.

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    Hangered... but aimed out flyhi2cfar's Avatar
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    Jun 2007
    The Cincinnati Ohio riverfront (Ky side) & the Cape/Space Coast of Flordia.... when not out -- "travel'n"

    .... deliver the wood, polish the anvil...

    ... the Cincinnati seven, at least some of us ... will be there! The St Genevieve ferry may be busy this weekend....

    Joining a few others near Evansville, IN ... for the ride in. Request dry or frozen over last weekends wet leaves please.

    "travel'n" john
    13 R12RT

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    Nardowell nardowell's Avatar
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    Jan 2010
    central, Il
    Several of us from Bloomington, IL will be there. I am headed that way today to explore areas of Mo. especially the old route 66. There are old mom and pop motels, restaurants and great roads along the route. "Get your kicks on route 66............."

    Riding in Mo. is a treat for us central IL flatlanders.
    Hoa Binh (Peace)
    Vietnam '69 and '70
    2016 R1200 RT

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    Was wondering the same thing

    Coming in Friday, bringing an airhead this year.

    Cant wait, awesome riding, and good crowd.

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