Bavarian Mountain Weekend
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Saturday, July 21, 2018
Scheduled Rally Events

 

Welcome to our

Bavarian Mountain Weekend!

Rally Chair: RJ Mirabal

The following is tentative—not written in stone! Additional events are in the works and will be listed as details are confirmed. Some details are subject to change or the whim of the Rally Chair.

Items highlighted in yellow are newly added to this agenda.

Welcome to our

Bavarian Mountain Weekend!

Rally Chair: RJ Mirabal

WELCOME TO THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT BMW RIDERS’ 34th ANNUAL RALLY! 

·        YOUR REGISTRATION FEE ENTITLES YOU TO FREE CAMPING. Dorm rooms upstairs in Lodge are only available to rally volunteers. FOR A FREE BED, YOU MUST VOLUNTEER A MINIMUM OF FOUR HOURS.

·        PLEASE BE AWARE THAT, DUE TO STATE LIQUOR LAWS, YOU CANNOT DRINK YOUR OWN LIQUOR IN THE AREA IMMEDIATELY AROUND THE LODGE BUILDING. 

·         IF YOU WANT QUIET CAMPING AFTER 9 PM, DO NOT CAMP IN THE AREA IMMEDIATELY SOUTH OF THE LODGE (ACROSS THE CREEK) FOR SATURDAY NIGHT BECAUSE THERE WILL BE DANCE MUSIC UNTIL ABOUT 10:30 PM! QUIET CAMPING IS AVAILABLE IN THE AREA SOUTH OF THE BIG PARKING LOT AND WEST OF THE CABINS (MANUFACTURED TYPE) AND RV AREA. NO CAMPING SOUTH OF THE RIVER EXCEPT IMMEDIATELY ACROSS FROM THE MAIN LODGE BUILDING.

·        Campers MAY USE THE DORM ROOM showers FROM 9 AM UNTIL 4 PM (Please knock / check that the dorm rooms are unoccupied before you shower).


THE FOLLOWING WILL RUN BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY:

All Day, starting at 6:00 am---Complimentary hot coffee, tea, lemonade, and hot chocolate are available in the Lodge. You must use your special “Rally Mug” for all drinks.

All Day---Self-guided tour maps available in the registration area in the store breezeway. (New) GPS downloads also available at registration.

All Day---A variety of vendors will be setup in the parking lot area.  Restrooms are available in the main lodge building.  Portable toilets are available in the parking lot area.

After dark---The traditional bonfire is back! Behind the “quiet camping area,” cross the stream (bring your flashlight!) walking on the high rocks in the direction of the fire.


FRIDAY, September 7th

7:00 am – 8:00 pm (or later)---The Lodge café on the upper level of the main lodge building is open for breakfast burritos and their regular breakfast menu (7:00 am until about 11:00 am), and a variety of menu items from 11:00 am until sometime after 8:00 pm. They have a selection of beers in the bottle and on tap as well as wine and more robust adult beverages (remember to consume beverages not bought on the premises away from the Lodge area). The grocery store is open from 7 am-8 pm.

8:00 am – 6:00 pm (4:00 pm, Saturday)---Registration is located in the old ski rental room on the north side of the Lodge near the gas pumps.  T-shirts and caps are on sale next to the registration area. Pick up self-guided maps if desired.

9:00 am – 10.15 am---TBA

10:30 am – 11:45 am--- “Rule of Five” Matt Brummett discusses essential survival skills if you are stranded far away from civilization on a ride or in any situation.

4:30 pm – 5:45 pm--- “Fly Fishing for Riders” Riding and fishing can go together like fish and chips. Learn more at this hands-on workshop on basic, no bull fly fishing by expert fisherman Ti Piper.

6:00 pm---Green Chili Stew Snack located at the back of Sipapu main lodge, near the Sipapu restaurant.

Also, for your listening and dining pleasure, enjoy the down-home tunes performed by the Watermelon Mountain Jug Band!

SATURDAY, September 8th 

REMEMBER THAT THERE IS NO QUIET CAMPING IN THE AREA

NEAR THE BIG TENT TONIGHT!

 

7:00 am - 8:00 pm for food---The Lodge café on the upper level of the main lodge building is open all day featuring food and adult beverages. The grocery store is open from 7 am-8 pm. See details for Friday listings.

9:00 am – 10:15 am---“How We fell for the G310 GS's” Paul and Voni Glaves. After a summer of touring on these midgets, what's their assessment?

10:45 am – Noon---“Ride and Rider Preparedness” Brian Costanzo. All bases covered when planning an adventure?  Sometimes we tend to forget things like fuel range, mechanical services, medical aid, communication abilities, or how well we know the route and the conditions we'll experience while traveling it.  Brian covers this and more.  

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm---“Airhead Carburetor Demo” Matt Parkhouse, airhead guru, will discuss what they’re all about.

2:00 pm – 3.15 pm---“Yoga for Motorcyclists” Bill Ancker leads riders through several Yoga routines that provide relief and strengthens those tired muscles and minds after a day of riding.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm--- “Sky-Med” Tom Clancy will fully inform you and answer your questions about coverage for extreme riding medical emergencies using the Sky-Med service.

4:30 pm---Official posting of Door Prize winners on wooden posts near the front and back entrances to the lodge area for winners to claim prizes TBA.  YOU MUST CLAIM YOUR PRIZE BY 7:00 PM! You snooze, you lose!

5:00 pm (time approximate)---Circulating rally staff members will sell tickets for the “50/50” cash drawing.  Winning could pay for your whole weekend! $1 each, 6 for $5, & more!

5:00 pm---T-shirt and cap sales close.  Buy now or miss out!

5:30 pm---German cuisine dinner prepared by an experienced chef of German dishes! Lines will form at the north entrance stairs to the cafe.  Drinks and desserts will be available downstairs on the main patio of the lodge.

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm---You can’t sit still while our great band plays some rock and roll.  At about 7:30 we will break for a special award ceremony, Grand Prize awards, “50/50” drawing, etc.  Immediately following the program, the classic rock will continue for your dancing and listening pleasure.


SUNDAY, September 9th

Starting at 5:00 am---Complimentary hot coffee, tea, and hot chocolate is available in Lodge. You must use your special “Rally Mug” for all drinks.

Starting at 7:00 am---The Lodge café on the upper level of the main lodge building is open for breakfast burritos and more to give you a good start on your ride back.

Check out time!   Campers please leave your campsite as clean as you found it.  Folks in the dorm, make sure you have all your gear. Everyone please ride safely!

 

SEE YOU BACK IN SIPAPU FOR OUR 35th RALLY

THE WEEKEND AFTER LABOR DAY: SEPTEMBER 6-8, 2019!!!

   

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