Had reservations for the normal period of Friday – Sunday morning and read they started the activities Thursday, 4/14. Why not! Dave Carter accompanied me over via the back roads. Heard of inclement weather pending, but pushed on in via Noel and the fun roads. One of those intersections, I lost Dave. He high-sided it on the gravel on a T intersection and several people stopped to get him back up and running before I got there. He injured his ankle and couldn’t support himself when stopped to put down the side stand. Thus the remainder of the weekend was to get from A to B without stopping. Continue reading Branson Blitz ’16
The Blitz has become a Spring tradition for many area BMW riders.
This casual “hotel rally” is organized by the Internet BMW Riders (IBMWR) and held each April in Branson , Missouri. Since this is a time of year well known for precipitation, camping out isn’t such a great idea. But rooms in Branson during the off-season are cheap and the roads are not yet clogged with RVs.
Continue reading 2016 Blitz to Branson: April 15-17
In This Issue
- Blitz to Branson
- Google Earth & GPS log example
- GROUPME: texting for rides
- Upcoming Events
- New Members
by our roving reporter, Randall Eggert
WHY AREN’T YOU RIDING?
Again, we will be meeting at the Martin Regional Library on 2601 S Garnett in Tulsa. This will be on Thursday, May 15th at 7 p.m. Our normal day of the week has been pre-occupied by another group, so this change will only be for this month.
After handling necessary club business, a short story on both the Branson Blitz on those who went (there was 4 of us – 6 including those from Broken Arrow – with really Crisp COOKIES!), and the ride to the Pawnee Steam Show, then news and a short report on the club’s rally, I will be turning over the reins to Fred Storer – a retired engineer from Phillips Petroleum who has turned an analytical eye to road safety, and a subset – motorcycle safety. Continue reading May 2014 Newsletter