Ribfest is now a fund raiser for Lee Waggoner

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Kev95GS, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. Kev95GS

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    Ribfest 2013 – October 18th - 20th, 2013 Nunnelly, TN
    Benefit & fund raiser for Lee Waggoner's medical bills.

    BMWMCON Ribfest - everything you need to know is here

    This rally has been put on by Lee Waggoner for several years and he was joined by the BMW Motorcycle Club of Nashville for the last 3 years.
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    Lee fell ill & was hospitalized on 9/29/2013. He has since been dianosed with West Nile Virus. Currently he looks to have a long stay in the hospital and, at the encouragement & full support of his daughter, Ribfest will go on. Ribfest will now be a fund raiser to benefit Lee.

    BMWMCON - donating the proceeds of the rally

    Blue Ridge Adventure Training - donating fees for off road training classes
    Off road training classes held 10/17-18.

    We'll have lots of great gear and swag for a silent auction through the BMWMCON, GS Giants and Adventure Kartell.

    Please join us for great riding, food, camaraderie but most of all to support our friend.

    Pre-register HERE by 10/10 - $40 - $45 at the gate

    Day passes for Sat $25 - includes ribs / chicken

    We want to be able to make appropriate plans so PLEASE pre-register.

    If you can't make it to Ribfest please consider a monetary donation ClickDONATE button at top right

    The Rally site is a privately owned farm approximately 50 miles southwest of Nashville.
    • From the intersection of TN 100 and TN North 48 (there is an Exxon on the corner), ride North 0.3 miles then turn right onto Bells Branch Road.
    • Ride 1.8 miles then take the left fork onto Bells Branch Trail. This is now a smooth gravel road.
    • Ride 0.3 miles to driveway on the left. There is a green gate. There will be signs.
    Cell service is spotty. There's a new tower in Nunnelly. You can receive text messages.
    GPS coordinates: N 35 51.776, W 87 25.965

    MAP

    'Ya in, 'Ya out?
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  2. One Less Harley

    One Less Harley OH.THAT'S GONNA HURT

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    I was sort of planing on going, now definitely going, currently a starving student, but bringing some cash to donate. Lee is a great guy, was at the Biltmore RA rally hanging out with him and some friends. Looking forward to seeing great support for Lee at this event!!
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    The GS Giants Woods trials will be going on Sat @ Ribfest. Test your skills on your big dual-sport :evil
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  4. Jamie1979

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    I met Lee and two other guys, ( Hi Brian and Ben ) this summer down by the Cherohala Skyway. Awesome guy, sorry to hear this. Hope he makes a full recovery.
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  5. loosesprocket

    loosesprocket Been here awhile

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    Lee's a cool guy, met him at MMM. Sorry to hear about this, hope he gets better soon. Donation sent.
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  6. mrbreeze

    mrbreeze Long timer

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    looks like fun!
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    HappyCRNA Jesus loves my double wide

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    In!!!!
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  8. frijole

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    Originally Posted by Blur View Post
    The very kind fellow who owns the property where Ribfest is held was recently hospitalized.

    All tuition collected from those who sign up for the Adventure Bike Training will be given to Lee.

    Please consider signing up. We'd like nothing better than to give Lee a few thousand dollars to help with his hospital bills.

    To sign up, send your payment to support@blueridgeadventuretraining.com via Paypal. Any donation is appreciated but $149 is the minimum. Please specify your interest in the Thursday class or the Friday class.

    I was a motorcycle instructor at the BMW Performance Center from 2010-2012 and will be teaching. Another instructor who still works at the PC has expressed interest in helping out. I guarantee you won't be disappointed.





    Thanks for doing this, Blair! :clap:clap:clap
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  9. Kev95GS

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    If you can't make it to Ribfest, but would like to help out Lee, there is a DONATE button in the upper right corner of the Ribfest page of BMWMCON.

    CLICK HERE TO DONATE

    Y'all come join us.
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  10. crpntr

    crpntr Been here awhile

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    Hey Kevin, we've got a group of 5-7 that will be there for Saturday. What time are the rides leaving? FYI I got everybody talked in to the trials course. All our prayers are for Lee's quick recovery, Love ya brother! This won't be the same without you there...
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  11. frijole

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    We are meeting out at Lee's farm tomorrow morning for another workday. Any mid TN folks want to help, PM me.
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  12. HappyRiding

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    I can't make Ribfest but donation sent. Thanks for the link.
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    Thanks, friend. :clap
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    jub jub frumiousbandersnatch

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    Donation sent ! Get well Lee! Sending you some good Ju Ju!
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    Belaflek Been here awhile

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    jub jub frumiousbandersnatch

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    Bump to help a fellow rider!
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    The rides will go out Sat AM. sorry but I don't know what time. My guess would be no later than 10.

    We'll do the GS Giants woods trials course starting around 3 (unless we have a lot of participants & we have to start earlier :evil)

    We can use some volunteers to help score. :freaky
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  20. LtDan

    LtDan I'm going home

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    Jason, you bringin the big bike for the Trials course right? I'll be a judging, remember I like the cheap stuff!
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