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TWISTER
February 25th, 2008, 11:12 AM
We'll do this again like years past. Post your questions below

Vango
February 25th, 2008, 11:28 AM
Is Caravan leaving wed. morning if so were in...

TWISTER
February 25th, 2008, 11:39 AM
Yes thats the plan. Poss around 10am from Clemmons where we normally meet

RudyT
February 25th, 2008, 03:37 PM
How about a caravan from the Raleigh (RTP) Area? Something that will meet up with the caravan from the Triad area in Clemmons...

BlimeyCabrio
February 25th, 2008, 05:11 PM
Not sure when we'll be driving up just yet - probably later in the day on Wednesday so the kids get credit for that day in school... so probably will leave Holly Springs area at lunchtime...

I hope someone else (RudyT?) takes up the mantle and leads anyone who wants to drive up earlier to rendezvous with the Triad gang. I just won't be with you, unfortunately.

wildcrazy442000
February 25th, 2008, 05:48 PM
I am going up Friday morning, staying in the Phillips Motel in Robbinsville. Let me know when and where to meet you guy's?

Nascar Mini
February 25th, 2008, 08:13 PM
Going up Fri early,WildCrazy,let me know your plans,might be able to run up together.
Bill

DSRH
February 25th, 2008, 08:19 PM
Planning to go Wednesday AM with the gang out of Clemmons. My sources tell my Jimmy Buffett is playing RBC Raleigh on 4/29 so I may have a late night on Tuesday....

wildcrazy442000
February 25th, 2008, 09:43 PM
Going up Fri early,WildCrazy,let me know your plans,might be able to run up together.
Bill

Sure Bill,

I'll meet you somewhere. Pick a place and time.

John

RudyT
February 25th, 2008, 11:38 PM
I am willing to lead a convoy up on Wendsday morning.. but if it's better for most, like Blimey, then I have no problem waiting till the MINI chaps (or youngins?) are out of school.

Plan A: Early morning wheels UP around 0830 ish... at the Starbucks at the Streets of Southpoint in Durham. I would prefer to have at least 2 to 3 others before I head up this group. If not, then I would go with plan B

Plan B: Meet Blimey at a disclosed location at a specified time by the master himself. That is TBD at this point.

Either way, I have Wendsday off which is my travel day. Plan on staying wends thru sunday... Camping out... Just me myself and I on this one... who's with me ?

UN4G1VN
March 3rd, 2008, 09:01 PM
We will be ready for the Wednesday caravan out of Clemmons.

wildcrazy442000
March 3rd, 2008, 09:44 PM
I am going to try and add a day to my stay at the Phillips Motel, so I can do the Tour De Blimey on Friday morning. I have an MP3 of Feudin' Banjos the song that was ripped off for the movie Deliverance, just in case we run into Ned Beatty.

Catseye
March 5th, 2008, 09:00 PM
We would be interested in going with a group on Wed. from the RTP area....

RudyT
March 5th, 2008, 10:03 PM
See post #10 (http://www.tarheelminis.org/showpost.php?p=11603&postcount=10)

As we get closer to the dates, I imagine we should be getting something concrete. I'll keep my eyes open.




We would be interested in going with a group on Wed. from the RTP area....

TWISTER
March 31st, 2008, 06:05 PM
I'm sorry to say I won't be going this year. I did however transfer my reservation to next year.

csc.rcc
March 31st, 2008, 06:10 PM
oh no! I hope the reason is more positive than negative... We'll miss you.

DSRH
April 2nd, 2008, 06:07 PM
i just talked to Mark on the phone. Since he is not going I am wondering how many people we have for the caravan from Clemmons. I am also wondering if anyone from Charlotte / RTP would like to meet us on the way out like last year. Can we start a roll call for who is wanting to caravan? I have a gps but I would like someone to lead who knows exactly where we are going. I am glad to help in any way.

Vango
April 2nd, 2008, 07:13 PM
Ill be in the clemmons caravan...

csc.rcc
April 3rd, 2008, 12:04 AM
I'm in on the Wednesday Caravan... def.

UN4G1VN
April 6th, 2008, 08:47 PM
Count us in, the big group driving together looks really cool.

surreptitious
April 6th, 2008, 11:04 PM
I may be interested, however trying to recruit other Mini owners not in the NAM or Tar Heel club, to join and attend MOTD, so my attendance with the the Caravan from Raleigh to Clemmons is subject to change. Pending there ability to attend. However count me in.

onefastmini
April 6th, 2008, 11:51 PM
I will be joining the Wed. caravan from Clemmons with Sumpter. I will have the "Mothership" loaded down with as much crap as I can fit, so I hope I can keep up with y'all through the twisties, I don't need a swaybar or something hitting me in the head while braking for a hairpin:eek:

--Dan

OOPS!!! I can't do the Wednesday caravan. I am leaving on Thursday.

DSRH
April 7th, 2008, 08:31 PM
Man too bad you can't cruise with us! Maybe coming back? It was fun last year...

FTGT101
April 13th, 2008, 11:18 PM
I will not make the Wednesday caravan, but will be going up on Thursday if someone would like to join up.

wildcrazy442000
April 14th, 2008, 06:47 AM
Nascar Mini and I are going up Thursday Morning. We are going to have breakfast in Mooresville, and then head out.

csc.rcc
April 16th, 2008, 09:32 AM
So this is the summary so far:

Wednesday (meeting in Clemmons, where?)
vango
DSRH
UN4G1VN
Catseye (Raleigh)
surreptitious (maybe?)
CSC.RCC

Thursday
wildcrazy442000
Nascar Mini
FTGT101

RudyT
April 16th, 2008, 10:32 AM
Negative on RudyT going. I had to regrettably back out on going to MOTD.

Refer to post #38 here (http://www.tarheelminis.org/showpost.php?p=12779&postcount=38)

FTGT101
April 16th, 2008, 11:35 AM
Where and what time are you and Bill going to meet up?

Daniel

Nascar Mini
April 16th, 2008, 12:42 PM
8:30 @ Cracker Barrell,Mooresville. Glad to have you.
Bill

Catseye
April 16th, 2008, 12:53 PM
I have a photoshoot in East Bend (near Winston Salem?) around 11, should take ~ 2-3 hours, then I'll be back on the road. Not sure if I can hook up with you guys at that point or not, but if I get one of your cell #'s I can see where you all are when I get done......

BlimeyCabrio
April 16th, 2008, 02:54 PM
John - we may be able to hook up... my plan is to pickup the kids at Noon and hit the road from Holly Springs... Should be going through Winston about 2ish... If anyone else wants to be on the following schedule, let me know and we'll convoy:

Holly Springs 12:15ish
Southpoint 12:45ish
Greensboro 1:30ish
Winston-Salem 2:00ish

Catseye
April 21st, 2008, 01:31 PM
pm sent. I also have 2 way radios, so maybe we can catch up with each other somewhere....

FTGT101
April 24th, 2008, 11:06 PM
Bill,
I should be at the Barrel by 0830. I have been in Chicago since last week untill today. I got sick (FLU)while up there, but I sure hope to be better by Thursday. I may have one more from my work going with us also. Excuse the message Nyquil/comtrax etc. etc...

Daniel

Nascar Mini
April 25th, 2008, 06:11 AM
Get well buddy,see you at the barrell! Don't forget the 2 way radios! 20/20.
Bill

UN4G1VN
April 25th, 2008, 06:29 PM
What time are we leaving Clemmons?

DSRH
April 25th, 2008, 09:38 PM
The plan has been to leave at 10:00. Let's plan to have everyone there by 9:45 or so and pull out at 10:00 sharp. 20/20 on the radios....:)

FTGT101
April 25th, 2008, 10:00 PM
10/4 on 20/20 will see you bright and early no matter how dimm I may be.:)
Get well buddy,see you at the barrell! Don't forget the 2 way radios! 20/20.
Bill

BlimeyCabrio
April 26th, 2008, 06:57 AM
Note that Dan Z may be joining the later mini-convoy as well - so might be at least three of us at the 2ish W-S departure... others are welcome!

TWISTER
April 28th, 2008, 05:10 PM
The new banner is at FLOW at Frank's desk or Drew's for Blimey.
I hope everyone has a great time and the weather holds out for everyone.

orangecrush
April 28th, 2008, 10:14 PM
I wish I could travel up there with ya'll.... can't leave till eaaarly Saturday morning. Guess going up there for one day is better than not at all.

Actually going up there really for the midnight run on Saturday. Hope ya'll have a great time.


Mark

BlimeyCabrio
April 28th, 2008, 10:20 PM
Crush - the midnight run is worth it... but it IS a hella long drive...

Other late goers - I'll plan to be at Flow between 2 and 2:30 on Wednesday... John and Dan - if you want to meet me there, we can convoy... otherwise I'll see you up there.

DSRH
April 29th, 2008, 05:42 PM
Can someone post the exit number for the Clemmons exit where we will meet for the 10:00 caravan? I think I know it but I do not want to confuse anyone or myself. Also we were in front of a Panera Bread place last time right? Thanks!

Vango
April 29th, 2008, 09:26 PM
Looks like exit 184
Here's yahoo link http://maps.yahoo.com/map#mvt=m&lat=36.03827&lon=-80.386214&zoom=17&q1=Towncenter%2C%20Clemmons%2C%20NC%2C%2027012

orangecrush
April 29th, 2008, 09:41 PM
Argggghhhhh, I am so jealous... I want to go tomorrow. You guys are so lucky.

Someone tell me why being your own boss is so great again?

Ya'll have a great trip, have fun... hopefully I'll get out there Saturday morning.

Mark

DSRH
April 29th, 2008, 10:25 PM
Thanks for the map! ..c ya in the am....still getting ready to go.....I will need that coffee after this long day....

DSRH
April 29th, 2008, 10:26 PM
c ya Saturday...wish everyone could go at one time...more fun that way....

wildcrazy442000
April 29th, 2008, 10:39 PM
Oh Yeah, I am dreading tomorrow at work:)

orangecrush
April 29th, 2008, 10:50 PM
I hear ya... I can't leave till early Saturday. One of my shops usually closes at noon on Fridays so with any kind of luck.

Nonetheless, the next two days are going to be tough... is anyone leaving Saturday?


Guess it'll be a single car caravan for me.

TWISTER
April 29th, 2008, 10:53 PM
Someone please kidnap me from this beach trip!

BlimeyCabrio
April 29th, 2008, 11:23 PM
Someone please kidnap me from this beach trip!

LOL... it was sounding all nice and wonderful last week... hehehe

onefastmini
April 29th, 2008, 11:27 PM
Other late goers - I'll plan to be at Flow between 2 and 2:30 on Wednesday... John and Dan - if you want to meet me there, we can convoy... otherwise I'll see you up there.

I will try to make this, but don't wait for me. I still have a lot of work in the a.m. I have decided to take my S/10 which my friend had borrowed, an oil change, rear u-joint, 4 shocks and a clutch/brake bleed later, I picked up a U-haul trailer. We'll load it in the morning. I will be a bit slower than you guys:mad: but it should be worth it. Have a safe trip, we'll see you there.
--Dan

orangecrush
April 30th, 2008, 06:32 AM
I will try to make this, but don't wait for me. I still have a lot of work in the a.m. I have decided to take my S/10 which my friend had borrowed, an oil change, rear u-joint, 4 shocks and a clutch/brake bleed later, I picked up a U-haul trailer. We'll load it in the morning. I will be a bit slower than you guys:mad: but it should be worth it. Have a safe trip, we'll see you there.
--Dan


HEY, I offered for you to take the Hummer... lol. Come on... the 30 mpg guys won't make fun of you for driving an 8 mpg lifted, supercharged H2... I promise. ;)

Cya there Dan... have a safe trip.

Mark

Catseye
April 30th, 2008, 11:03 AM
My plans have changed and I won't be getting there until tomorrow....

minimark
April 30th, 2008, 04:10 PM
Dang, wish I'd left for MOTD today...:( Anyway everybody have fun and be safe up there!!!:D