Eastern Rendevouz - going forward

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  1. Cuttle

    Cuttle Seriously?

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    It's been a good run! We just had a very scaled down, unofficial (Rick's) Eastern Rendezvous a few weeks ago; exactly where it all started 20 years ago in Hot Springs, NC (picture thread).

    I (stupidly) grew it into a way too big production since I took over 10 years ago and I could not have done it without all the volunteers on site. I love you guys/gals - thank you for all the hard work! :raabia

    So, I am hanging up my hat - if anyone wants to take over, please step up and take it from there (BYOB or with food - your call). Traditionally the event is one week after Mothers Day, the bigger problem was finding a site we could have for ourselves. I only have one favor to ask: keep it affordable for the folks that don't have a lot of extra spending money.

    I will be "organizing" notta (notta rally thread) for the time being.




    Silke aka Cuttle
    (off to new things :pynd)
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  2. Cuttle

    Cuttle Seriously?

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    And and this note:
    “Here's to us, who's like us Damn few, and they're all dead.”

    some of the faces of the RDV gone too early.

    Rick aka PartyBoss
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    Robble
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    Hunter aka BDXMPL
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    Annie
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    Danni aka SpaceWoman
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    Trina
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    John aka Hawk
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    Tom aka Barnyard
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  3. norton73

    norton73 drinkin' in the garage Supporter

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    Thanks for all you did to herd the cats.


    It was a great time and you did a great job. Rick was a hard act to follow and you did it well.

    :beer
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  4. PFFOG

    PFFOG Richard Alps-aholic Supporter

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    Glad I finally made it to an unofficial one. You earned your stripes, enjoy relaxing at gatherings going forward.
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  5. Cogswell

    Cogswell Road General

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    That will certainly bring a tear to your eye.

    You deserve a retirement from rally planning, well done Silke !!!
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  6. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    I only lasted organizing 3 byobs, you're a lot more patient than I. :bow
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  7. Boondoggle

    Boondoggle no good deed

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    Thank you :raabia
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  8. Mongle

    Mongle Knuckle dragger

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    Putting the RDV together to work as smoothly as it did never ceased to amaze me. I can't imagine the work it took to make that happen. Thank you for making RDV what it was, and that was a great time had by all. Hopefully someone can pick up the baton and run with it, which will allow you to come and be a participant and get to enjoy more of the great times.

    Thank You!
    I.
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  9. bikerjim2000

    bikerjim2000 Tree Top

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    There’s a tear in my beer….

    48A03AC5-10E0-4741-8EC8-DA7C5F586672.jpeg

    but no cryin for you dear! You r the Party Babe!:raabia
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  10. Laconic

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    Thanks for everything, Silke!
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  11. mjcowan

    mjcowan dirtbikemike

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    Man you did a helluva job. Big SALUTE and hope ta catch ya down the road
    :-)
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  12. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    :bow:bow:bowawesome job

    thx for everything :raabia




    that goes for the helpers too
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  13. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem Supporter

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    i keep going back to this, i went by annie's last stop yesterday:(
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  14. Schlug

    Schlug JockeyfullofBourbon

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    I de-noobed with Rick who was the kindest FF to ever befriend a noob.

    Made two RDVs after Rick’s passing and really enjoyed myself each time. Man those local cats can ride.

    Thank you for taking it over and doing such an awesome job.
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  15. TheBigSnak

    TheBigSnak Lost in the Woods Supporter

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    Thank you Silke! I was a late-comer, starting in 2017, I think, and I cherish the memories of the people I met and the fun I had.
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