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#361758 - 07/13/08 05:37 AM Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRally?  
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This year's UnRally VII was an absolute blast, and we don't yet know where the next UnRally (VIII) will be . . . but I'm already planning a Pied Piper Ride to get there!

Last year's Pied Piper Run was an ABSOLUTE HOOT and it seems like a few of the "usual suspects" are up for a redux! I promise I won't lead you through the "Tunnel of Death" this time, so who's "IN!!!"? \:\)

And just to refresh your memories and fill in some history for the newer folks, here's another awesome "Blast from the Past" which inspired last year's Pied Piper Run and which I found on Kris's site:

http://www.teambutterkup.com/?page_id=36


Cool_Jamie "KMG_365"
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#361808 - 07/13/08 12:44 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRally? [Re: KMG_365]  
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Put me down, just need to get within 12 hours of here, that seems to be my natural limit. YeeHaaaaaa!


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#361813 - 07/13/08 12:47 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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Sounds like fun to me.


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#361841 - 07/13/08 02:16 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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What the heck, let it fly you goons!



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#361845 - 07/13/08 02:21 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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Where, what, when is a Pied Piper run?


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#361848 - 07/13/08 02:22 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Firefight911]  
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 Originally Posted By: 1bmwfan
What the heck, let it fly you goons!



IN!
Bwaahaahaahaahaahaahaa! \:\)

Well, at least we know your WIFE will make it!

Oooooh, right in the ole' ligament!


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#361849 - 07/13/08 02:26 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: CoarsegoldKid]  
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 Originally Posted By: Coarsegoldkid
Where, what, when is a Pied Piper run?
Hi Joe,

A Pied Piper run is where you have a general starting point (Cali) and the end point of the event, Un, Torrey, whatever, and as you roll along you pick up mass on the way in the form of more riders, usually meeting mid-point at somebody's house, before continuing to the event.


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#361852 - 07/13/08 02:42 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: CoarsegoldKid]  
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 Originally Posted By: Coarsegoldkid
Where, what, when is a Pied Piper run?
Hi Joe, I hope you can join us!

Do a search on "Pied Piper" in "all Forums" and set the date to at least one year. You can read LOTS of pages about the planning and Ride Tales from the Pied Piper Run to last year's Un!

A few folks got some smaller Pied Piper's together headed to this year's Un, but it's not always easy to reach that "critical mass" . . . especially when you're counting on Phil to show up!

Oooooooh! Right in the ole' tendon!


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#361855 - 07/13/08 03:02 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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Thanks, Jamie and Steve. Duh! that makes sense. How is a UNlocation selected? Maybe this should be asked in another thread? Anyway I'll keep a lookout for UNinformation.


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#361903 - 07/13/08 05:51 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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 Originally Posted By: KMG_365


Well, at least we know your WIFE will make it!





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In!


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#362059 - 07/14/08 12:23 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRally? [Re: KMG_365]  
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#362063 - 07/14/08 12:26 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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As long as the next Un is in the southeast, I'm in.





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#362068 - 07/14/08 12:39 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Huzband]  
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#362080 - 07/14/08 01:00 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Bud]  
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I can't wait, hope to get to see Bud and wify again too! My house may be a little south but you guys are welcome here on the pass thru too!!


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#362089 - 07/14/08 01:17 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: CoarsegoldKid]  
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 Originally Posted By: Coarsegoldkid
How is a UNlocation selected?

You know how a new Pope is selected? Well that process is simpler and more public!

How a UN location is selected is a lot like how the oil level in a boxer is reliably checked - it's one of the great mysteries of the universe!


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#362090 - 07/14/08 01:17 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: JustJean]  
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 Originally Posted By: JustJean
I can't wait, hope to get to see Bud and wify again too! My house may be a little south but you guys are welcome here on the pass thru too!!


Hi Jean,

We also hope to see you again.


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#362129 - 07/14/08 02:28 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Bud]  
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#362138 - 07/14/08 02:35 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Bullett]  
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 Originally Posted By: Bullett
Uh oh, from Iron Butt to Tender Buns (um, I mean Browns) in a New York minute!

\:\)


Everybody's getting funny around here. \:\/


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#362140 - 07/14/08 02:38 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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Well, depending upon where Un-2009 is located, put me down as IN.


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#362247 - 07/14/08 12:22 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Iron Al]  
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#362288 - 07/14/08 02:06 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Ken H.]  
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 Originally Posted By: Ken H.
 Originally Posted By: Coarsegoldkid
How is a UNlocation selected?

You know how a new Pope is selected? Well that process is simpler and more public!

How a UN location is selected is a lot like how the oil level in a boxer is reliably checked - it's one of the great mysteries of the universe!


White smoke = east coast; black smoke = west coast. Unless we're talking about synthetic oil, then . . . .


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#362557 - 07/15/08 12:02 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Albert]  
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 Originally Posted By: Albert
 Originally Posted By: Ken H.
 Originally Posted By: Coarsegoldkid
How is a UNlocation selected?

You know how a new Pope is selected? Well that process is simpler and more public!

How a UN location is selected is a lot like how the oil level in a boxer is reliably checked - it's one of the great mysteries of the universe!


White smoke = east coast; black smoke = west coast. Unless we're talking about synthetic oil, then . . . .


Since we alternate east and west each year, it's a pretty safe bet that it will be in the east in 2009. Where in the east is another question. I wouldn't bet on Florida; sorry Tender Browns. Virginia/West Virginia are probably out, too, since they were the last two eastern UnRallys. The Georgia/Tennessee/North Carolina meeting point could be a possibility. The Northeast is also a strong possibility, since that is an eastern region that we have not even been close to for an UnRally - maybe around Upstate New York, Vermont, or New Hampshire. That also gives folks the opportunity to head up to Maine and the Maritime Provinces for some sweet riding and sightseeing. Fall would be a great time in the Northeast, but it is much more crowded, and may be difficult for many people in the west to travel. Decisions, decisions.


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#362564 - 07/15/08 12:11 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: PhillyFlash]  
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If the next UN ends up south of me, I'll probably just see everyone there. If it ends up to the north of me......I'm IN

The suspense is killing me......how long do we have to wait?


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#362682 - 07/15/08 06:30 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: OoPEZoO]  
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 Originally Posted By: OoPEZoO
The suspense is killing me......how long do we have to wait?
Until some darned fool steps up to volunteer...


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#362740 - 07/15/08 01:18 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Dances_With_Wiener_Dogs]  
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If the UN is east of me I will be in!

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Well geez, in the afterglow of Un VII, sure, I'm tentatively in. \:\/


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#364732 - 07/20/08 03:44 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRally? [Re: KMG_365]  
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 Originally Posted By: KMG_365
This year's UnRally VII was an absolute blast, and we don't yet know where the next UnRally (VIII) will be . . . but I'm already planning a Pied Piper Ride to get there!




Jamie,

I wish I had the Inclination, Time, and/or skills to put together the UnRally.

I think I would make the Pied Piper Tour itself, the actual Unrally.

I've often daydreamed of putting together a roving Rally, something akin to the Hot Rod Magazine's Power Tour.

The UnRally would be in a different town each night.

Start on one side of the Country on Day One and run to the other side for the end of the Rally. Or a partial run of the country anyway.

Cool huh?


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 Originally Posted By: Yeeha! Stephen
 Originally Posted By: KMG_365
This year's UnRally VII was an absolute blast, and we don't yet know where the next UnRally (VIII) will be . . . but I'm already planning a Pied Piper Ride to get there!




Jamie,

I wish I had the Inclination, Time, and/or skills to put together the UnRally.

I think I would make the Pied Piper Tour itself, the actual Unrally.

I've often daydreamed of putting together a roving Rally, something akin to the Hot Rod Magazine's Power Tour.

The UnRally would be in a different town each night.

Start on one side of the Country on Day One and run to the other side for the end of the Rally. Or a partial run of the country anyway.

Cool huh?


The UnTour. Alaska anybody?

Sounds good to me.


Jan

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#364746 - 07/20/08 04:58 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Twisties]  
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 Originally Posted By: Twisties

The UnTour. Alaska anybody?

Sounds good to me.




I was just looking at this today!

LINKY


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You'll have got to stop talking about Alaska!


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Count me in as long as it's in the United States.... oh heck, I'm in as long as it's on this planet.

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 Originally Posted By: dhanson
You'll have got to stop talking about Alaska!

Alaska, Alaska, Alaska...

Anchorage 09


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I thing Maine is a better choice! A lot of beautiful scenery in Maine! Maybe zip over to Nantucket too!!! \:\/


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Hey, the UN HAS to come east! Or northeast, Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine, or mid-southeast, northern Georgia/North Carolina/eastern Tennessee.
And if it is close enough to home for me to just be away a few days, I can do next year's western ride again to Torrey! \:\)


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#364880 - 07/20/08 04:38 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Yeeha! Stephen]  
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 Originally Posted By: Yeeha! Stephen
Jamie,

I wish I had the Inclination, Time, and/or skills to put together the UnRally.

I think I would make the Pied Piper Tour itself, the actual Unrally.

I've often daydreamed of putting together a roving Rally, something akin to the Hot Rod Magazine's Power Tour.

The UnRally would be in a different town each night.

Start on one side of the Country on Day One and run to the other side for the end of the Rally. Or a partial run of the country anyway.

Cool huh?
It's a great idea--and very similar to what the Pied Piper is all about for me. My favorite part is how it makes a 2-3 day UnRally in one beautiful riding spot into a "movable feast" all across the country lasting for a few weeks and including more time with many more friends en route! We also had a BUNCH of wonderful newbies join up with us on the last Pied Piper and every one just fell right in and had a great time! We have SO enjoyed meeting our brand new "old friends" on the road and getting to know them better in such an unusual setting! As you know well and I'm sure the newbies would all agree: it's a very friendly, welcoming group here and once you've ridden together and broken bread together ITRW, it completely changes the On-line experience! \:\)

But the key to the UnRally is: it is what the UnOrganizer(s) and their team make it! It IS UnOrganized to a large extent when you compare it with a "proper" Rally, but when over 100 riders gather in one spot (especially an unfamiliar one) it's best if the UnOrganizer and their team do provide for the basic human/rider necessities to allow everyone to relax and enjoy the time together and the riding without having to worry too much about logistics.

How it actually comes together varies and being an UnRally . . . there are only loose guidelines of what has worked well before as well as a few "lessons learned" over the years. We've developed a nice data base of experience to draw on and with a good team to rely on the UnOrganizer(s) can do whatever they are comfortable with: do most of the leg-work themselves, just be a team manager, and make it as big or as small as they're comfortable. A lot of how it all turns out and the work involved depends on the site chosen.

A handful of us have been to ALL SEVEN UnRallies so far and I'm sure we all would agree: THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BAD UnRally! \:\)

They've all been very different from each other, but we've enjoyed every one and we make it our annual big trip vacation now. There is a time commitment to be sure, but don't let the skills part scare you off!

David asked us if we were interested in UnOrganizing UnRally-III at the UnRally-II in Eureka Springs and we eagerly accepted. We put together a fantastic team, worked our butts off (oh, I'm sure I need to Pre-Run our potential site in Cody, Wyoming, honey . . . just to make sure it's going to work! ;) ) and had the time of our lives! Now that the idea has caught on, Leslie has already had a few folks approach her requesting to do future UnRallies in various places.

The "habit" has been to move it roughly east-west every year or so . . . and Leslie's already started the process to find the UnOrganizer for next year's festivities, so stay tuned for future developments and start planting whatever seeds you need to get a block of time off next year!

We're already UnPlanning on another Pied Piper Run to get there and as soon as our UnRally-VIII UnOrganizer announces the dates and location the logistics of the UnRouting can start in earnest!

Wooooooooo Hooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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#365149 - 07/21/08 03:03 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Huzband]  
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Well I have never done one but it sounds like fun. Count me in!
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I was told it was going to be in Tennessee.

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 Originally Posted By: Tetz
I was told it was going to be in Tennessee.

The Tennesseeians have stated their case, but as of yet no proclamations have been made by Mama Hoon.

Stay tuned. And it's not like I'm holding onto some state secret, I have no idea right along with the rest of y'all.


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#366127 - 07/23/08 12:56 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Tetz]  
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I heard Tennessee too, but not in 2009!


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 Originally Posted By: Tetz
I was told it was going to be in Tennessee.
LOL!! We don't even have an UnOrganizer yet--and they get to pick the location . . . so how could you have been "told" TN? I would question your sources!

Believe me, I'm as much on pins and needles as anyone, but whichever UnOrganizer is chosen gets to pick the location for THEIR UnRally. Meanwhile . . . where's my friggin' little popcorn eatin' guy?!?!?!?!?!


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#366140 - 07/23/08 01:19 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: JustJean]  
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Don't get me wrong. I'm lovin' the enthusiasm but I don't know what you all were smoking when you dreamed up all of these locations.

What we know--

It'll be east of the Big Muddy.

What we don't know--

Everything else.

Keep dreaming though. It's entertaining.


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#366282 - 07/23/08 11:42 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: KMG_365]  
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#366477 - 07/23/08 08:03 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Les is more]  
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 Originally Posted By: Les is more
Don't get me wrong. I'm lovin' the enthusiasm but I don't know what you all were smoking when you dreamed up all of these locations.

What we know--

It'll be east of the Big Muddy.

What we don't know--

Everything else.

Keep dreaming though. It's entertaining.


If the world is really round and not flat, couldn't East of the Big Muddy mean Alaska? I just heard that


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#366982 - 07/24/08 06:42 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Tetz]  
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 Originally Posted By: Tetz
I was told it was going to be in Tennessee.


Maybe you heard about the BMWMOA Rally.


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#367147 - 07/25/08 12:40 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Bullett]  
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 Originally Posted By: Bullett
 Originally Posted By: Tetz
I was told it was going to be in Tennessee.


Maybe you heard about the BMWMOA Rally.
Aha!!! That explains the "rumors"! Of course ours is an "UnRally" and is a totally different experience! \:\/


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#367330 - 07/25/08 03:15 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: azkaisr]  
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 Originally Posted By: hANNAbONE
i hEARD

I

O

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\:\)


Looks like we know who the next UNcoordinator is also!!!


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#367441 - 07/25/08 07:27 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Firefight911]  
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Not even the bONE can turn Iowa into riding country.


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#367442 - 07/25/08 07:28 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Les is more]  
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 Originally Posted By: Les is more
Not even the bONE can turn Iowa into riding country.


Choir practice it is then!


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 Originally Posted By: Les is more
Not even the bONE can turn Iowa into riding country.


Or move Iowa "East of the Big Muddy."


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Iowa? Well If you want to see miles and miles of corn fields. \:D Of course if you go fast enough it does look kind of interesting. I heard that somewhere I would not know personally.


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#368081 - 07/27/08 02:53 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Paul Mihalka]  
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 Originally Posted By: Paul Mihalka
Hey, the UN HAS to come east! Or northeast, Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine, or mid-southeast, northern Georgia/North Carolina/eastern Tennessee.
And if it is close enough to home for me to just be away a few days, I can do next year's western ride again to Torrey! \:\)


Sounds good to the Flame and Me! I've only blitzed thru some of these places on a 4 Corners Rides a few years back. Would love to spend a few days in TN, or Maine/NH.

And, I am thinking of all the great BBQ places along the way...

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#368298 - 07/27/08 11:25 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Les is more]  
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You want flat? We got Florida.

Hey, maybe we could get a special dispensation with the LEO's on the cloverleafs.

It's not a dry heat, but it's a wet one. \:\/


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 Quote:
Would love to spend a few days in TN, or Maine/NH.


Oh yeah! Tennessee in March! Bikes and basketball!


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#368456 - 07/28/08 06:10 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Ron_B]  
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 Originally Posted By: Ron_B


Or move Iowa "East of the Big Muddy."


Well there is a lot of Canada that fits this description!

\:\/

Andy.


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 Originally Posted By: HandyAndy
 Originally Posted By: Ron_B


Or move Iowa "East of the Big Muddy."


Well there is a lot of Canada that fits this description!

\:\/

Andy.
Yes there is!! . . . and that sounds like "UnVolunteering" to me!!

Oh, and Happy Birthday, Andy! \:\)


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Holy smokes sounds like I need to get a passport ready!!!


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#368980 - 07/29/08 03:55 AM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: JustJean]  
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 Originally Posted By: JustJean
Holy smokes sounds like I need to get a passport ready!!!

Actually Jean, you don't need a passport to get into Canada!
Now getting back into your own country is a different story!

Andy.


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Well if it's nice up there maybe I just won't come back!

Jamie these guys are for you! It's me and David eating popcorn waiting for more on the 2009 unrally/pied piper happenings!


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#371806 - 08/04/08 12:59 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: PhillyFlash]  
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 Originally Posted By: PhillyFlash
 Originally Posted By: Albert
 Originally Posted By: Ken H.
 Originally Posted By: Coarsegoldkid
How is a UNlocation selected?

You know how a new Pope is selected? Well that process is simpler and more public!

How a UN location is selected is a lot like how the oil level in a boxer is reliably checked - it's one of the great mysteries of the universe!


White smoke = east coast; black smoke = west coast. Unless we're talking about synthetic oil, then . . . .


Since we alternate east and west each year, it's a pretty safe bet that it will be in the east in 2009. Where in the east is another question. I wouldn't bet on Florida; sorry Tender Browns. Virginia/West Virginia are probably out, too, since they were the last two eastern UnRallys. The Georgia/Tennessee/North Carolina meeting point could be a possibility. The Northeast is also a strong possibility, since that is an eastern region that we have not even been close to for an UnRally - maybe around Upstate New York, Vermont, or New Hampshire. That also gives folks the opportunity to head up to Maine and the Maritime Provinces for some sweet riding and sightseeing. Fall would be a great time in the Northeast, but it is much more crowded, and may be difficult for many people in the west to travel. Decisions, decisions.


I'm going to put in my .02 here for the Midwest. East, West, East, West always makes it very far for one coast or the other. The Midwest, however, makes it equally far for both coasts and maybe more folks could make it.

We did a return to Gunnison, couldn't we do a return to Eureka Springs? I hear the riding is great. My ridding buddy and I are going to got there after Labor Day to find out if it is true.


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I am all for the East or "right" coast. Already booked a week in TN for the BMWMOA rally. good to go anywhere NE of there.

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#374380 - 08/10/08 04:33 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: enfoman]  
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That would be one hell of a Pied Piper.


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#374391 - 08/10/08 04:43 PM Re: Who's in for a Pied Piper Run to the next UnRa [Re: Firefight911]  
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 Originally Posted By: 1bmwfan
 Originally Posted By: Twisties

The UnTour. Alaska anybody?

Sounds good to me.




I was just looking at this today!

LINKY


Been wanting to do


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