Minneapolis Motorcycle Show, Jan 11-13 2013

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  1. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    There are vague and specific allusions to this in a few other threads, lets centralize a bit.

    Progessive International Motorcycle Show

    January 11-13, 2013

    We have some people coming down from up north, over from 'sconnie, and the usuals from the Twin Cities area.

    Couple of planned gatherings:

    Some limey twit going to Brits Pub around noon Saturday
    BMWMOCM and ADV gathering at Market BBQ Saturday night

    What we seem to be missing is an early breakfast before the show Saturday... Any interest? :ear
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  2. dfc

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  3. C Squared

    C Squared Now with TURBO!

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    Put Barnyard in charge of that. he seems to like to eat. :norton
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  4. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    I posted a suggestion in the meaty greety thread.
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  5. El Guero

    El Guero V4 Whore

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    Is this supposed to be a pretty good show?

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  6. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    Not as big as Chicago, but pretty decent. Twin Cities peeps are worth the trip and there will be food and drink. If you're thinking of making the journey, someone will have a place for you to crash.
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  7. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    The exhibitor list is in the link, most major mfgrs and plenty of gear outlets and dealers. I don't know that it is great, but it is the best we have.
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  8. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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  9. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    :1drink

    Key's could work. Open at 7am on Saturdays.

    http://www.keyscafe.com/foshay-minneapolis-mn/
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  10. Spikehead

    Spikehead Two-Bit Throttle Bum

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    It's better than the Iowa City show, but not as good as Chicago.


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  11. El Guero

    El Guero V4 Whore

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    Okay, I get it :D

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  12. FirstPath

    FirstPath Long timer

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    Jen and I are going to Brits around noon as well and then head over to the convention center.

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  13. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 PITA but useful

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    What's the dealieo?

    Friday:
    5:00pm SHOCKING! The Motorcycle Suspension Workshop w/ Lenny Albin of Ohlins USA
    5:30pm XDL Street Jam
    6:00pm Advanced Riding Techniques w/ Jason Pridmore
    6:30pm Long Distance Riding - How to be brave and bold w/ Twisted Throttle
    7:00pm XDL Street Jam

    Saturday
    10:30am Origins - The First Techniques to Riding Motorcyles w/ Zalusky Advanced Riding School
    11:30am Advanced Riding Techniques w/ Jason Pridmore
    11:00am XDL Street Jam
    12:00pm Long Distance Riding - How to be brave and bold w/ Twisted Throttle
    1:00pm Jason Pridmore Autographs at Pit Stop
    1:00pm It's All About Traction - Motorcycle Tires Explained w/ Dunlop
    1:30pm Motorcycle Engine Mechanics and Modifications w/ S&S Cycle
    2:00pm XDL Street Jam
    2:30pm SHOCKING! The Motorcycle Suspension Workshop w/ Lenny Albin of Ohlins USA
    3:00pm Slide it Supermoto Style - Supermoto Riding Techniques w/ Zalusky Advanced Riding School
    <DEL>3:30pm International Adventure Riding - Lois on the Loose!</DEL>
    4:00pm XDL Street Jam
    4:30pm Advanced Riding Techniques w/ Jason Pridmore
    5:00pm Long Distance Riding - How to be brave and bold w/ Twisted Throttle
    5:30pm SHOCKING! The Motorcycle Suspension Workshop w/ Lenny Albin of Ohlins USA

    Sunday
    11:00am XDL Street Jam
    11:30am Advanced Riding Techniques w/ Jason Pridmore
    12:00pm Long Distance Riding - How to be brave and bold w/ Twisted Throttle
    12:30pm SHOCKING! The Motorcycle Suspension Workshop w/ Lenny Albin of Ohlins USA
    1:00pm XDL Street Jam
    1:30pm It's All About Traction - Motorcycle Tires Explained w/ Dunlop
    2:30pm Motorcycle Engine Mechanics and Modifications w/ S&S Cycle
    3:00pm XDL Street Jam
    3:30pm J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Competition Awards Ceremony


    :1drink I'd like to see the 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. dealies on Saturday.
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  14. arrowhead rider

    arrowhead rider Been here awhile

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    A couple of us from up more North may be interested in breakfast but probally not till 8:30 at the earliest.
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  15. GSAnderson

    GSAnderson Wandering Swede

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  16. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    I'll be around in the afternoon on Saturday at the show, and then at Market BBQ later on. Seven or eight-ish at Market BBQ?
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  17. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    Sounds like no matter what time you show up, there will be some sort of meety greety, :thumb
    -K
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  18. Spikehead

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  19. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    :facepalm

    We really need that.
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  20. gumbellion

    gumbellion Been here awhile

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    There are a group of 4 of us coming down from Canada to the show Saturday, and we will be staying at the Hilton thats right by the show.
    Were all 25-26, and wondering whats in the general area to do that evening after the show. Dinner somewhere, then we will be looking to get a gut full of beers
    Any ideas?
    Thanks
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