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Rich Mountain Rendezvous - Sept. 14-17, 2017

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Yet another great RMR made even better with glorious weather from Father God and Mother Nature. Thank you Cynthia, Randy, Kat, Marty for organizing/facilitating and all those that assisted.

This weekend went way too fast....
 
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Rendezvous Time!!! Rich Mountain Rendezvous - Sept. 14-17, 2017

Had a great time and weather was perfect. Found some nice dirt on the way up.

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What do you do when the road ends and the bridge is out?

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Gary, hold my bike so I can take a pic:

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The mighty NC made it over....red rover red rover, let the gsa come over

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Does he make it?
 
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Re: Rendezvous Time!!! Rich Mountain Rendezvous - Sept. 14-17, 2017

Of course he does

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Brad gave Gary a quick lesson Saturday morning

First he gets to crash Brad's bike

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Then the gsa takes it's first nap

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(gary bought the gsa 3 weeks ago, so this was all kind of new to him)
 

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Re: Rendezvous Time!!! Rich Mountain Rendezvous - Sept. 14-17, 2017

Looks like he has the falling down part mastered.
Tuck and roll! Tuck and roll! Then JAZZ HANDS! :lol2:

Gary, we laugh only because we have all done that same thing. A lot. OK, some of us a lot more than others but still...
 

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Another great event, good people, good weather, good roads and a good cause.
Thanks Cynthia and Kat for all the effort in organizing this and for treating us so well.
Will be back . . .
 

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I'll get my pictures up later today. I made it home, spread out my damp camping gear, showered then sat down with a cold glass of water and beer and was pretty much useless the rest of the evening. :-)

Had a good time. One thing I like about this is it is a good mix of new people and familiar faces. That and it is a good cause. I like have more reason that just going riding and camping.
 
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Re: Rendezvous Time!!! Rich Mountain Rendezvous - Sept. 14-17, 2017

That's nothing. Snoopster has you beat. Our group riding back compared lovebug smears and she won.



No pictures = no proof

Always good to see and spend time with all of you
 

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LOST AND FOUND ALERT!

I have a black fleece Bass Pro Shops jacket (L) that was left behind. If it's yours, let me know and I can mail it to you. Or if you're close enough, I can hand it to you!
 
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Another great event, good people, good weather, good roads and a good cause.
Thanks Cynthia and Kat for all the effort in organizing this and for treating us so well....
+1 We too will plan to return.


Any pictures of the tiddler run?
Looking fwd to WoodButcher's pics. With limited routes sheets available (a victim of Friday morning's saturating wet fog), I focused on directing the Tiddler to the Top route and didn't take but one pic. Participating bikes included Trail 70/90/110, XR100, TW200, 2-up Vespa scooter and a couple of Ural sidecar rigs running support. I suspect there were some doubts at the start, but all finished. :mrgreen:

Here is the Tiddler group at 3 Sticks:



Friday's off-pavement Tiddler ride was a treat as well, with the unexpected addition of riding pointers from Brad and culinary pointers from Dan & Pam.
 

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Some more pictures:

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The International Table with the Honorary Foreigner

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Seems several had lunch here too:
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Bug Collection
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Great photos! :clap:

I didn't get to the front of the line to get video of the tiddler departure so it's great to see these. Nearly busted a gut when Harold came tearing after everyone on his buzzsaw :lol2:

Thanks, Lee, for putting it all together and diving in to lead after the wind and some surprise rain changed all our plans (and taught a valuable lesson).
 

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Sunrise on Saturday:

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Stars and some faint milky way on Friday night:

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Some bugs (I have tons of butterfly shots, thanks to Snoopster, but haven't uploaded them yet)

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Fog and lunch on Friday:

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The bike that didn't make the Tiddler run:

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The Internal table. In chatting, Andre was surprised how many of us were born outside of the US. So we got a group shot.

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Beer and Wine with the brains behind the rally.

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Cynthia telling us a tear jerker:

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And the Saturday evening entertainment:

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Early Sunday morning:

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Re: Rendezvous Time!!! Rich Mountain Rendezvous - Sept. 14-17, 2017

Tuck and roll! Tuck and roll! Then JAZZ HANDS! :lol2:

Gary, we laugh only because we have all done that same thing. A lot. OK, some of us a lot more than others but still...
Thanks for making me feel at home. I would think y'all didn't like me if you didn't harass me now and then.

BTW...just got access to the forum! Was great meeting some of you last weekend.
 

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I should have mentioned that if any of you want a copy of a picture I linked, just send me a PM with an email address and I'll send you one without the watermark.
 

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We had the same early morning fog scenario several years ago...low lights seemed to work better.

It looks like a fun trip!

RB
 

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The Internal table. In chatting, Andre was surprised how many of us were born outside of the US. So we got a group shot.

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It should be noted, that this picture includes an Honorary Foreigner from Shiner the Texas Beer Capital.

Great pictures Rusty.
 

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Here is a link to a video I did. Photos are definitely my strength, not video and not editing. Kat is going to tweak it some later, I think.

It starts with the music for the evening, then cuts to some drone footage. It was so windy I only flew it once and didn't capture much. I kept thinking I'd get better conditions and never did.

https://youtu.be/izjeJG6C1zM
 
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