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Old 03-12-2013, 03:10 PM   #1
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Bimmerfest Stockton / Modesto Carvan Details

Bavarian500 - Caravan down to Pasadena

Make sure to register for a rally number and get the group rate for the hotel here:
http://www.bavarian500.com/#!join/c1x9v

Stockton, Modesto caravan start point:
Meet Time: 7:00am
Address: Starbucks - 2045 West Briggsmore Avenue, Modesto, CA 95350
Depart Time:7:30am

Currently there is no lead car so those of you that show up will need to coordinate with each other at the meeting location.

If you wish assist in being the lead car to the first check point, please email bavarian500@gmail.com
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Old 03-13-2013, 12:48 PM   #2
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Question to those out there.

1. Would you prefer to drive along the ocean as much as possible

Or

2. Take a scenic drive by a lake on the old Bimmerfest after caravan route and then pick up the ocean in Santa Barbra
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Old 03-19-2013, 06:59 PM   #3
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reminder to sign up and spread the word
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Old 04-09-2013, 07:20 PM   #4
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Reminder the event is just around the corner.

Please register on the bavarian500 site as we are arranging a multi-caravan meetup to be one BIG BMW group on the drive down.

Carvan's are setup from the following to meet up in Hollister, CA:

North West States
Sacramento
Reno/Tahoe
Santa Rosa
Bay Area
Stockton / Modesto
Fresno / Visalia

Please post to regional forums this information. The organizers can be only so many places at once.
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Old 04-13-2013, 11:18 PM   #5
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https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B8vV...it?usp=sharing

The PDF Link above has all the address's, meeting locations and check points for all the cities North of the Grape Vine. Please fee free to spread the word.
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Old 04-26-2013, 10:16 PM   #6
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bump - reminder to join the fun on the drive down
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:15 PM   #7
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For all those who are starting from Sacramento, could you please email me at norcal.drivers@gmail.com I need a count for the goodie bags that Niello is providing us.

Thank you
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Drive is one week away. Spread the word to your friends.
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Old 05-14-2013, 12:01 AM   #9
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Reminder the drive is T-Minus 3 days. Please spread the word to friends and clubs that there are 5 caravan starting point meeting to make 1 caravan.

Those starting in Sacramento, Niello BMW of Elk Grove if providing a free breakfast.

Those starting in the Bay Area, there will be a food truck serving breakfast for a fee.

Starting cities that will merge into one caravan.

Sacramento
Santa Rosa
Bay Area (San Jose)
Stockton
Modesto
Fresno / Visalia
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Old 05-15-2013, 08:22 PM   #10
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This will be my last reminder post. For those who are going, please use the time tables off the PDF on the Bavarian 500 site. Not all locations have a lead car so if you see others there, make friends and follow the plan.

PLEASE bring a two way radio for safety. The official caravan channel is 5.1 or 5.10 depending on radio brand. I recommend Motorola if you need to go by a pair.

If you have any questions please email me at norcal.drivers@gmail.com

I am leading the Sacramento caravan.
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Old 05-18-2013, 11:25 PM   #11
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Thank you to all who came on the NorCal drive down to Bimmerfest. I hope you had a great time driving down.

If you willing to share your images and video's the link below has instructions how to upload them to the EuroSunday server. You can upload the image and videos without editing if you like and I will process them into albums for you. Please just make sure to add your name so I can give you credit. I will post the link to where the images are in a week once I have hopefully received a few of your images.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B2oB...it?usp=sharing

For those of you who enjoyed the "back road" part of the trip and wish to explore more back roads with fellow enthusiast. Feel free to sign up at www.norcaldrivers.com and add yourself to the drives list. I put of drives for those who are not afraid to use their cars for what they are designed for.

Thank you all again and I hope see you on a drive soon I hope.

Cheers

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Old 05-22-2013, 06:39 PM   #12
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I hope I am not the only one who took images?

Here are some of the images from the NorCal and Pacific North West caravan and group. For more images of the event see http://www.norcaldrivers.com/albums/...13%20-%20Adam/

A side note, I have already starting planning 2014 to make this more of a experience weekend with other activities and not just Bimmerfest.

















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