1st Annual "DubRun" to Hawk's Nest, NY - Sunday, October 23rd (rain or shine)
Looking for a reason to detail your car before winter? Looking for some photos or video of your car before their covered in salt from the snow and ice? Want to get out for one last cruise with your performance tires? Want to meet some sponsors to see their products and shop cars? Looking for a local car meet to join?
Welcome to the 1st annual "DubRun" to Hawk's Nest, NY on Sunday, October 23rd! The annual "DubRun" was created for everyone to get their detailed cars out for a cruise and photo / video shoot before winter comes and freezes us out of enjoying them. The "DubRun" will be a yearly event for all European cars with a new cruise route planned each year. This event will be held rain or shine!
8:00am Sunday, October 23rd
The event will start at the Meadtown Shopping Center (1500 State Rt. 23S, Butler, NJ) where everyone can grab breakfast and lunch at Kinnelon Bagels, pack up the coolers and receive event bags before the cruise begins at 9:30am. Kinnelon Bagels will have "DubRun" breakfast and lunch specials for the day of the event. The Meadtown Shopping Center parking lot serves as a great meeting location due to the massive amount of empty spaces in the morning with easy access to the highway.
From there the cruise can travel up Rt. 23N to High Point State Park just before the NJ / NY state borderline for the cruise re-group, photo / video shoot and BYO lunch. The cruise can enter the park and take the scenic drive up to the Monument parking lot. If this parking lot is full, the cruise can move to the Beach parking lot near the park entrance. High Point State Park maps will be included in the event bags.
After lunch and the photo / video shoot, the cruise can leave High Point State Park to continue along Rt. 23N, pass through Port Jervis, NY and end up along a famous motorcycle and car enthusiast route called Hawk's Nest. After passing through Hawk's Nest, the cruise can continue up Rt. 97N along the Delaware River. The cruise can then take the reverse route back to the Meadtown Shopping Center for the final photo / video opportunity.
Event Info Packets
200 event bags will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis and will include:
-Raffle tickets for the prizes provided by our sponsors
-Timeline for the event
-Recommended self-inspection & cruise safety checklist
-Recommended cruise route
-High Point State Park Map
-Business cards and sponsor material
-If time permits, get out and detail your cars!
-Bring your friends, family or significant others as your co-pilot to navigate with the map in the event info packet you will receive
-Perform a safety self-inspection (full tank of gas, full oil / coolant / brake fluid levels, correct tire pressure and condition, tight lug nuts, brake function properly, headlights / turn signals / brake lights function properly, overall mechanical condition, etc.)
-Absolutely no passing on single lane roads by crossing the double yellow line, this route contains many dangerous blind curves
-Avoid tailgating; maintain a 2-3 car length on windy, single lane roads
-Avoid cell phone usage (calling / texting / cameras / internet)
-Please leave your headlights and fog lights on during cruise for highest possible visibility
-Keep your car clear of loose objects which may cause a distraction (loose items flying around from your door pockets / back seats / trunk / dash / storage trays)
-Secure all car cleaning products for any quick detailing (photo / video shoot at High Point State Park)
-If you have a personal radio, please use it to communicate with friends or the pack during the cruise (channel will be announced the day of the event)
-Have active Registration and Insurance cards readily available
Photo / Video
There will be a professional videographer onsite (RKR Productions) the entire day to create our event DVD and "DubRun" commercial.
If you have cameras or video cameras, please bring them to the event; we will be looking to collect as much video footage as possible. After the cruise ends at the Meadtown Shopping Center for the final photo / video opportunity, please bring the data transfer cable for your cameras so we may copy your footage to our laptop before leaving. Please post your online photo albums in the DubRun threads after the event.
DUBRUN COMMERCIAL 1 / DUBRUN COMMERCIAL 2
We have reached out to several companies to see if they want to sponsor this event. In terms of sponsoring, we're looking for these companies to possibly provide business cards, product brochures, discount coupons, goodie bags and other swag (bags, t-shirts, hats, keychains, bottle openers, stickers, etc). If companies agree to sponsor this event, their company name, contact information and logo will be added to post #2 of this thread.
While we would love for sponsors to provide some swag to be handed out with the event info packet, we would ask that they actually attend the event and cruise with us. We're looking for sponsors to bring their shop cars, this way everyone can meet face to face and see the products first hand. If you are a sponsor or have recommendations for sponsors, please post here or PM me to be added to this thread. Donations for event costs covered by the club are welcome!
Please help advertise this event! This information will be posted in VWVortex.com, GolfMK6.com, GolfMK5.com, Quattroworld.com, Audiforums.com, Audizine.com, Audiworld.com, Bimmerfest.com, E46Fanatics.com, E90Post.com, M3Post.com, NEMini.org, Euroaddiction.net and Luxury4Play.com. If you belong to any of these forums, please help post the link to this event thread in your club threads to help advertise across all of the driver forums.
Please check back here as post #1 and #2 will be updated frequently.
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Tell me Hawk's Nest doesn't look like fun... ;)
We've asked several large companies to help sponsor and attend this event. This post will be updated as we get responses back from them. If you have any recommendations for other companies that may want to participate, please PM me.
Raffle Prize #1 - Discount Coupons for Adam's Rotors!
Raffle Prize #2 - Gift Card from APR!
Raffle Prize #3 - Gift basket from Detailer's Domain!
Raffle Prize #4 - Gift card from EuroJet!
Raffle Prize #5 - Gift card from Forge Motorsports!
Raffle Prize #6 - Gift card from Harrington's Speed & Auto!
Raffle Prize #7 - 2.5" Electronic Oval Exhaust Cutout from Quick Time Performance!
Raffle Prize #8 - Gift card from Redline Motorworks!
Raffle Prize #9 - Gift card from Redline Speedworx!
Raffle Prize #10 - Free wheel alignment (state of the art Hunter Hawkeye High Definition Wheel Alignment System) by Redline Speedworx!
Raffle Prize #11 - Gift card from Supreme Sound & Accessories!
Raffle Prize #12 - Free High Performance Driving Event at the track of your choice from National Auto Sport Association
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Address: 10 Greg Street, #12, Sparks, Nevada 89431
Address: 43 Main Street, Bloomingdale, NJ 07403
Address: 4343 E Magnolia St, Phoenix, Az 85034
COUPON CODE: "GOTBSH" good for 10% OFF any products through 10/31/2011
Address: 57 Oak Street, Norwood, NJ 07648
Address: 55 Oak Street, Norwood, NJ 07648
Phone: 201-233-000 (technical) / 201-768-1818 (orders / shipping)
Email: email@example.com (technical) / firstname.lastname@example.org (orders / shipping)
COUPON CODE: "DUB15" good for 15% OFF any products through 10/23/2011
Phone: 1-888-9STaSIS x121
EuroTuner will list this event in their Euro Clubs & Events - 2011 Event Calendar Section in their November issue.
The event coverage with highlights and pictures will be included in their October issue! Stay tuned!
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Supreme Sound is offering a special on all of their Digital Design subwoofers. Trade in your old used subwoofers for 30%-45% off of new DD equipment!
Website: www.teameurotrash.com / Facebook: TeamEuro Trash
TeamEuro Trash is running a contest: The 1st annual Vag invitational. Open to all European cars. Winner gets a GoPro Motorsport 1080p kit and the coveted peoples champ trophy. Wondering how to enter? Send 1 high quality photo of your car to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will be a playoff system. After each round winners will be be able to send in 1 more picture for the next round. Mod lists will be added after the 2nd round. We will pick what cars get in, people will vote who moves on. Every match up will be posted on FB with a poll. Cars will be drawn at random to start the brackets. We will email all contestants what date their car will be up. We will have prizes from other vendors as well. No key rings i promise. Last 2 will have a one week voting period and winner will be announced on super bowl sunday. Good luck, send in those entries and pass this around!!! Deadline for entry is Oct 29th. Contest starts first week of Nov.
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The event coverage with highlights and pictures will be posted soon! Stay tuned!
In order to gauge interest from this forum, please post a running list with your name if you can attend on Sunday, October 23rd. If you have a friend thatís attending, please post for them. We are looking to create a list of driverís only.
This will help the sponsors determine the quantity of participants for this event. It will also really help us determine how many event info packets for each driver to have on hand for the day of the event. Thanks!
Hyde16 Ė 2011 GTI
I'm in with the graffiti mk2
Excellent! Looking forward to meeting you guys. Check out the Tri-Dubbin' weekly Wednesday meet we have.
This an absolutely amazing run, probably my favorite. However, I have found that the less people you have the better the run. The Hawk's nest is very crowded to begin with. I went with a crew of 8 and it was perfect. Enjoy the run, looks like it'll be fun regardless.
Thank you! I'm hoping that the cruise spaces out during the Hawk's Nest portion of the cruise.
Worst case I'll lead the cruise and slow down for a while to get a solid stretch for all of our cars.
Thank you! Looking forward to heading up there with you. If you're free on Wednesday nights, check out our weekly meet:
I'd be in
Excellent, we're getting great feedback from the other BMW forums too.
This sounds interesting. Put me down as a maybe... :woot:
Jeff, grow up. You already replied that you're coming on another thread, lol.
Would be down if more NY people go.
IN. Rain, shine or Snow
Count me in and one of my friends
Excellent! Keep 'em coming guys, the response is overwhelming on all of the threads I posted this event!
just to let you all know, the hawk's nest is closed down to one lane because of construction. i live right by it and go through it everyday and it sucks. there is only one lane and and red light at each side so only one can go at a time. not gonna be very good for a run at all!
The majority of the cruise will be the meet in the morning, Rt 23N, High Point State Park and through Port Jervis. We're hoping that the construction is over towards the end of October.
Am all in
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