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REMINDER: AIRHEADS TROPICAL TECH TIME TWO on November 30- December 2, 2018

 

 

A reminder that the Tropical Airhead Tech Day #2  is next weekend in Merritt Island, FL from November 30 though December 2nd, 2018. It will be held at Shaye and Celia Williams property.  5900 North Tropical Trail, Merritt Island, FL 32953.  contact: shayeandcelia@msn.com  or call 321-453-5452 . Or you can also contact Larry Meeker if further information is needed.   saddlesorejaxfl@gmail.com

**REMINDER** Yalaha Bakery Ride is this Saturday, November 3

Dear Members:

Just a quick reminder, the annual Club ride to the Yalaha Barkery is this Saturday, November 3rd.

There are two rendezvous points:

Group A will leave from Weedmans Express 9900 Shands Pier Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32259, (AKA Orangedale) and will depart from Weedmans Express at 9:00AMsharp, for a 108 mile, 2:15, ride through the beautiful Ocala National Forest to the bakery.

Group B will leave from the Pilot Flying J, 950 State Road 206 West, St Augustine, FL 32086. (State Road 206 at I-95 Exit 305) and will depart from the Pilot Flying J at 9:15AM sharp for a beautiful two hour ride through the Ocala National Forest to the bakery.

More details are available on the events calendar:

https://bmwnef.org/events/

Ride Safely, see you there

 

 

TWO Suches, 9/20-23, Immediate Action Required

Dear Members:

The weekend of September 20-23 is our annual ride to TWO Suches.

Today I was informed that they have 1 or 2 cabins which are reserved for BMWNEF members.

If you were wanting a cabin this is your chance, DO NOT DELAY, TWO will release the remaining cabins to the general public on Monday.

Contact JENNY, DIRECTLY at 706-973-1671.

DO NOT try to book online, their systems will show no vacancy

Time is wasting, do not delay.

Campfire dinner on Friday night and Club provided dinner on Saturday.

Ride safely,

Bill

BMWMOA Platinum Tire Program..UPDATE

Dear Members:

At the recent Monthly meeting, Sunday, August 4, 2018, I spoke of my tale of woes regarding my riding trip to Alaska.

I experienced un-repairable tire damage and took my GS to the Grand Junction BMW dealer for a replacement tire.  The service manager called the BMWMOA Platinum 800 number for authorization to replace the tire.

This was my first experience with the tire program; from what I could remember about its provisions, I was expecting a $250 credit toward the replacement of the damage tire.  The service manager was told, by an uninformed telephone agent the credit was for 4-$50 credits toward new tires. THIS WAS INCORRECT!  

I paid the bill and told the service manager I’d contact BMWMOA for clarification.  Below are the main benefits of the program:

$250 toward replacement of a un-repairable tire, 2 tires per year.

100 Miles towing

This plan covers 3 motorcycles

I have filed a claim with the plan providers and expect to receive my payment in 10 days +/-.

Why the service manager was told the incorrect information we do not know.

If you plan to ride locally or long distance, get this program.  Here’s the link for the fine print:

https://www.bmwmoa.org/page/roadside

P.S. I’m on my way back to Alaska to ride in the Club’s tour event.

Ride safely,

 

Bill