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Old 03-27-2014, 04:57 AM   #511
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Just a thought, why not have a Westfest that's actually in the West??
1200+ miles from the west coast is not the West! The Midwest maybe. From my, West Coast perspective, it's the Mid East.
Would you have the Eastern rally in Kansas City, Kansas? It's about 1200 miles from the East coast.

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Old 03-27-2014, 05:53 PM   #512
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just a name

no need to over think it, its just a rally that was started many years ago with a certian name. you could have a west fest any where west of the mason dickson or mississippi or kansas city or idaho or utah. Its simply a name and has traditionally been in colorado or new mex, or idaho cause the timing of the year is perfect in those locations. That, and the fact that it is basically the only really cool mountain range kinda in the middle. And its loaded with trails roads and places to stay-closures are at a minimum compared to what is happing in the true west. gas is cheap, lodging isn't out of control, bla bla bla

But its just a name.
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Old 03-27-2014, 06:26 PM   #513
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Just a thought, why not have a Westfest that's actually in the West??
1200+ miles from the west coast is not the West! The Midwest maybe. From my, West Coast perspective, it's the Mid East.
Would you have the Eastern rally in Kansas City, Kansas? It's about 1200 miles from the East coast.

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Sounds great! let us know when you have it all set up and organized.
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Old 04-17-2014, 09:15 AM   #514
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The silverton area is super fun to ride with awesome vistas to see. By the way for all of the west coast riders. Anything East of the Mississippi is considered "WEST".
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Old 04-17-2014, 04:42 PM   #515
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Old 04-17-2014, 04:55 PM   #516
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......Anything East of the Mississippi is considered "WEST".
Only those from the east side of the Intercoastal.

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Old 04-17-2014, 05:48 PM   #517
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Sounds great! let us know when you have it all set up and organized.
Done...it's called Wetfest. 30 minutes from the mouth of the Columbia River. West enough for ya!

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Old 04-20-2014, 05:15 PM   #518
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Done...it's called Wetfest. 30 minutes from the mouth of the Columbia River. West enough for ya!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=966405

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Old 06-04-2014, 02:12 PM   #519
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I'm guessing there will be no WestFest 2014? Have the RMAR events taken its' place?
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Old 06-04-2014, 04:46 PM   #520
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I'm guessing there will be no WestFest 2014? Have the RMAR events taken its' place?
This year, at any rate. With two RMAR rallies this year in separate great riding areas, there will be plenty of camaraderie and riding. No one stepped up to organize WestFest this year, so we'll hope that RMAR and WestFest each get their due in 2015.
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:31 AM   #521
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I'm guessing there will be no WestFest 2014? Have the RMAR events taken its' place?
Westfest doesn't just happen by default....it happens when someone steps up and picks a place, organizes it, and makes it happen.

It's always someone who volunteers his time to do it - so if there's no Westfest, something hasn't replaced it....but no one has stepped up to to the heavy lifting.

The RMAR events haven't replaced anything, they're on the schedule because of Big John and his cohorts and their efforts.

Westfest isn't one person - it's whoever volunteers to do it that year.
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