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    MOA Getaway - Fontana, North Carolina -- April 26-28, 2019

    Details on the Fontana Getaway are here:

    https://www.bmwmoa.org/event/fontana
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    Room sharing opportunity

    I just registered for Getaway Fontana and the availability at Fontana Village is getting pretty tight. I was able to reserve a "Hemlock" two-bedroom cabin for Friday and Saturday nights. The cabin will sleep four (1 queen and two twin beds) which is more than I need.

    If you want to attend the Getaway and need lodging, ping me with a private message and we can work something out.

    Ghost

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    My First Getaway

    I looked at the thread for this getaway last year and there were all kinds of posts from people meeting up, buying beers, looking to make new friends, etc. This year, not so much! I hope to find the same camaraderie as what I read about from last year -- look for an old man (I just turned 80) from Florida. The license plate bracket reads: Cycle Works, Barrington, Illinois; that's where I bought my '17 R1200RT.

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    C U there!

    Been looking forward to this Getaway, ever since my father-in-law moved in!

    Can't fargin wait...


    Cheers, P&K (w/o Pops)!

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    Rides around the area

    If you're looking for riding options other than the Dragon, here are a couple of destinations for your consideration.

    Mountain Waters Scenic Byway. 61 mile drive winding through the Nantahala National Forest. Lots of windy roads that go by numerous waterfalls. My crew will be rolling on the Byway Saturday of the Weekend.

    Wheels Through Time Museum in Maggie Valley. Most all US built motorcycles, but everyone of them run! The tour guides will start different ones throughout the day.

    Hopefully, others will post up their recommendations for rides around this scenic location.

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    Camping at the Fontana Rally

    Are there many campers at this rally?. It appears the campground is a mile or so from the resort which may be an inconvenience?

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    I initially planned to camp, but decided that on-site lodgings (cabin) would be rather convenient if things went late and adult beverages flowed freely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghostqix View Post
    I initially planned to camp, but decided that on-site lodgings (cabin) would be rather convenient if things went late and adult beverages flowed freely.

    Ghost
    Yep, kind of what I thought with the c/g being away from the activities. Thanks .

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    We had a great time! I even won a set of tires!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wyndzer View Post
    We had a great time! I even won a set of tires!
    With just 2 posts; You must be doin somethin Right!

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