Weekly Update

Monday, September 16, 2013

Bonnie and I just returned from a wonderful weekend in Mt Airy at the SCRC Fall Mountain Retreat. About 130 members attended from all over the east coast. Kevin (Rockman, Jacque-Andre, Fifty Cents) and Doreen Gonyea rode up on Thursday. Bonnie N.and I ( Doc “I’d like to take a bath”), joined Frank (Skootch, peach cobbler) and Becky Pennucci for a ride up on Friday, through Hanging Rock Park and the rte 66 twisties.

We stayed at the quiet Mayberry Inn, just down the road from the Knights Inn party place. Rocking party in the parking lot on Friday until 1 am with 50-50 drawing and Jello shots.

I got to lead a group on Saturday of 10 bikes on the 9am "early risers" poker run up and down the blue ridge several times, through Meadow of Dan, Floyd, and Fancy Gap. A second "party goers who slept in" poker run of about 25 bikes left at 10 am.

Saturday afternoon brought bike games and auction. (Kevin scored a $50 gift certificate to Wally World. Lots of time to tour Mayberry or ride some more of the great roads. Saturday night party folded early after an auction and another 50-50.

Needless to say, we all had great fun at dinner each night with lots of side splitting belly laughs.

Kevin, Dorene, Frank and Becky took off for home early on Sunday while Bonnie and I slept in. We took off for a ride up Mt. Pilot before turning for home.

I'm hoping this will become a regular yearly event. I didn’t get the numbers, but all profits went to St. Jude's Fund.

Joel "Doc" Kann
FO GRSCRC Chapter #70
Joel "Doc" Kann

This last week

Bike Nite - From Tony: It appears that Bike Night occurring on Friday the 13th spooked all riders with the exception of the Bavarian variety. We may have set a first time ever event for an exclusive BMW get together in Greater Raleigh’s SCRC existence. Mind you, there was only three of us but that is a decent turnout since several of the other faithful were partying in Mayberry while we partook in the epicurean delights of the big City of Raleigh. Bonnie, Alain and myself had a nice meal while discussing the evolution of the group over the years. We discussed the days past when we used to get ice cream and coffee as the finale to our Friday get togethers and how we missed doing that. We decided that we should re-examine that practice and so we departed to our respective dwellings to consider this idea… LOL

Check out the Chapter Forum or the Yahoo group from time to time to keep updated on current events and club news.

If you see an event you want to attend, and you think it might be fun to attend said event,with fellow riders... Please post something on either Yahoo, or Delphi forums. If I see it in time, I'll cross post on the other. The forums are great ways for YOU... to get to know your fellow members, and with luck, get someone to ride along.

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