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#844114 - 07/30/13 03:44 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Whip]  
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Originally Posted By: marcopolo
I say we should consider places with higher room costs, because in the grand scheme of things, the room cost is a small percentage of what it costs many of us to get there, and back, in the first place.
And I respectfully disagree, I simply won't go if the room costs are excessive, I think the rough limits are appropriate.


First I wanna thank all the previous UN leaders for doing the best anyone could do given the budgetary parameters.......

........ but I don't get too excited about hanging out in parking lots and places without views to save $20-50 a night. I would rather go to more "special places" at or near national parks or points interest. I would like to be walking distance to the center of towns or attractions instead of on the edges miles away depending on 4 wheel transport after a few drinks. I would like to be in or at the point of interest instead 100 miles away. This would also make it more appealing to our SOs.

I would be willing to take the responsibility of doing an UN, but price would not be the first thing on my list..prolly not the second either.

If this is my vacation for the year ...



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#844115 - 07/30/13 03:46 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: beemerboy]  
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Totally agree. Why is it that owners of some of the most expensive motorcycles offered for sale in the U.S. are also the most frugal? What's the old saying?? Oh, I remember, what's the cheapest part on a BMW motorcycle? The rider. tongue rofl



Have an 11 year old RT with 138,000 miles on the clock that quite honestly I can't afford to get back on the road, guess I don't belong here any more, and that's OK.

#844118 - 07/30/13 04:04 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Killer]  
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Totally agree. Why is it that owners of some of the most expensive motorcycles offered for sale in the U.S. are also the most frugal? What's the old saying?? Oh, I remember, what's the cheapest part on a BMW motorcycle? The rider. tongue rofl



Have an 11 year old RT with 138,000 miles on the clock that quite honestly I can't afford to get back on the road, guess I don't belong here any more, and that's OK.


Now I am gonna cry. Literally.


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#844119 - 07/30/13 04:07 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Twisties]  
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Have an 11 year old RT with 138,000 miles on the clock that quite honestly I can't afford to get back on the road, guess I don't belong here any more, and that's OK.


Now I am gonna cry. Literally.


Oh, I'm not complaining, it's a choice really (though I didn't choose the medical costs that cleaned out the bank account). I've stepped down from my position as master of industry.

#844120 - 07/30/13 04:15 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Killer]  
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Have an 11 year old RT with 138,000 miles on the clock that quite honestly I can't afford to get back on the road, guess I don't belong here any more, and that's OK.


Now I am gonna cry. Literally.


Oh, I'm not complaining, it's a choice really (though I didn't choose the medical costs that cleaned out the bank account). I've stepped down from my position as master of industry.


I am complaining, though. If you don't feel you belong here then for me that is a deeply disturbing problem.

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#844123 - 07/30/13 04:34 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Twisties]  
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I am complaining, though. If you don't feel you belong here then for me that is a deeply disturbing problem.

Bob is not deeply disturbed....as far as you know.

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I am their leader, which way did they go?
#844128 - 07/30/13 08:14 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Whip]  
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Then there are a few of us that cant exist at >9000 for more than a short period. Like was said earlier, there are other events. Just not as many as before...


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#844133 - 07/30/13 11:25 AM Re: Colorado? [Re: Whip]  
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So, this year it really is going to be an unRally?

Beginning to sound like the Olympic site selection committee.

There is merit to having a rotation, and there is merit to having new venues.

Reality is that only a select few will be attending.
Let us not forget the reasons mentioned above to even have an UN.

We're often knocked out by timing and our field of employment.
Sux.
One day, perhaps, more flexibility.
Just hope I can still ride.

Many reasons to just throw up our arms and say it is too much
trouble, can't please everyone.
More reasons to carry on.

Perhaps at or near the geographic population center?
Nice roads around and close to geographic center in Kansas.


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#844142 - 07/30/13 12:29 PM Re: Colorado? [Re: dhanson]  
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I'm not considered to be refined to say the least, but I do have a passport!

I liked the little place in the Hill Country with the donkeys, one of the others came over to our room to check and see if OUR commode had a lid! (Theirs didn't)


Well, we knew you had a passport, after all, you made it across the border into Illinois. grin wave

Or did they just let you in because you were with Jean???? rofl


95% of an RT.

I haven't had too many Beemers, I just don't have enough time.
#844143 - 07/30/13 12:29 PM Re: Colorado? [Re: tallman]  
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Originally Posted By: tallman
So, this year it really is going to be an unRally?

Beginning to sound like the Olympic site selection committee.

There is merit to having a rotation, and there is merit to having new venues.

Reality is that only a select few will be attending.
Let us not forget the reasons mentioned above to even have an UN.

We're often knocked out by timing and our field of employment.
Sux.
One day, perhaps, more flexibility.
Just hope I can still ride.

Many reasons to just throw up our arms and say it is too much
trouble, can't please everyone.
More reasons to carry on.

Perhaps at or near the geographic population center?
Nice roads around and close to geographic center in Kansas.




Not too far away from Eureka Springs. thumbsup


95% of an RT.

I haven't had too many Beemers, I just don't have enough time.
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