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Saturday, 02 February 2013

September 15-17, 2017 Annual VMCA Midwest Meet along the Ohio River seventy miles upstream from Cincinnati at Edd Kells farm 11469 US 52, Manchester, Ohio 45144.   Breakfast rolls and coffee Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Dinner Saturday. Plenty of camping space, RV hookup, hot showers, shelter.  There is an abundance of fire wood Edd urges us to use up.  There is much to see in this part of Ohio including Serpent Mound. Riding roads are truly scenic. VMCA membership is not required to attend.   $10.00 at gate to offset expenses, 16 years and under free. Bring your grandchildren! RSVP not required but greatly appreciated by the cook. Contact: Patti or Edd Kells 937-232-9486.

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September 18-20, 2015 Annual VMCA Midwest Meet along the Ohio River seventy miles upstream from Cincinnati at Edd Kells farm 11469 US 52, Manchester, Ohio 45144   Breakfast rolls and coffee Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Dinner Saturday. Plenty of camping space, RV hookup, hot showers, shelter.  There is an abundance of fire wood Edd urges us to use up.  There is much to see in this part of Ohio including Serpent Mound. Riding roads are truly scenic. VMCA membership is not required to attend.   $10.00 at gate to offset expenses, 16 years and under free. Bring your grandchildren! Contact: Edd Kells 937-232-9486.

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February 14 - 16, 2014, Death Valley Extravaganza:  Brooks Motor Works is sponsoring an event that is geared towards single cylinder BMWs.  They will be riding 250cc vintage BMW motorcycles all over the valley, looking at the marvellous scenery including Artist's way, and Devils peak, Badwater basin and more. There is also a great breakfast place there, and a hotel if you don't like camping.  Contact information is given at http://www.brooksmotorworks.com/calendar. 

April 25 - 26, 2014, 10th Annual BMW VMCA Southern Hospitality at Sturgis, Mississippi:  Just as a reminder, we are doing our spring open house/rally/swap meet/kicking tires and lying meet again this year.  So, everyone is invited to come. Stick that old BMW in the back of the truck, and escape the snow up North.....

All vintage BMW motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to gather at Craig and Elaine Vechorik's Bench Mark Works LLC motorcycle museum, campground and vintage parts store for a weekend of vintage BMW motorcycle-related activities.

10% DISCOUNT off all parts purchased from Bench Mark Works LLC during 8am-5pm on April 25 and 26; it equals a 17% discount! Open house prices are for on-site sales only (sale prices do not pertain to telephone or internet orders.)

Craig "Vech" will present two technical seminars to share mechanical knowledge he has gained in forty years of repairing and restoring vintage BMWs.

Pre-registration is not required. A $5.00 registration fee covers camping, showers, swap meet, trophies, and all-day coffee. Food vendors will be on site to serve your needs. Weather permitting, there will be a Saturday evening group ride to eat at Pap's in Ackerman, MS.

Bring your old spare parts to sell. Lots of fun - browse used parts, kick tires, and show off! Awards for eleven motorcycle owners based on vintage motorcycle criteria.

If it rains, there is plenty of room inside to enjoy your weekend. Children and pets (tasty ones) are welcome at the event. (only kidding!)

RV space is only available at city park, about one mile from Bench Mark Works LLC. For RV space rentals at City Park, call Sturgis Town Hall at 662-465-7970.

Bench Mark Works LLC is located:
Twenty miles west of Starkville, MS map
Nine miles east of Ackerman, MS after you get off the beautiful Natchez Trace
Parkway
Three hours west of Birmingham, AL.

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Vech
Bench Mark Works LLC
89 Earles Fork Rd
Sturgis, MS 39769
662 465 6444
BMW MOA Ambassador #9462
http://www.benchmarkworks.com/

May 29 - 31, 2014, 42nd Annual BMW RA International Rally:  The 42nd Annual Rally will be at the Barber Motorsports Park and Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.  Check http://www.bmwra.org for updates.

July 24 - 27, 2014, 42nd Annual BMW MOA International Rally:  The 42nd Annual Rally will be at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, Minnesota.  Visit the land of 10,000 lakes, Aerostich in Duluth, enjoy a Great Lakes Circle Tour, or many other local areas.  There will be a display of Vintage motorcycles along with vendors and plenty of shade for camping.  Visit http://bmwmoa.org/TheRally.aspx for more information.

August 29 through September 1, 2014  Scott & Lori Ameling are inviting us to camp out at their farm just south of Rollersville, Ohio over the Labor Day Weekend. They are asking for $10 per person to offset the expenses of the meals they are providing, which include breakfast rolls and coffee Saturday and Sunday and a picnic style grilled lunch and dinner Saturday.    The address is 6650 C.R. 49   Helena, Ohio 43435.  That’s the Post Office address, it’s really Rollersville! Easy to find! Coming from either East or West along US 6, about 1 mile East of US 23 is Rollersville, Ohio. Turn South at the only N/S road in town, C/R 26, and proceed about 3/4 mile south until you reach the first road the ‘Tees’ into County Road 26 from the West. Turn West and find the Ameling farm on your right, second house.  As a side trip, the Steam and Tractor Meet is five miles away in Gibsonburg, Ohio, during the Labor Day Weekend. 

September 19-21, 2014 Annual VMCA Midwest Meet along the Ohio River seventy miles upstream from Cincinnati at Edd Kells farm 11469 US 52, Manchester, Ohio 45144   Breakfast rolls and coffee Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Dinner Saturday. Plenty of camping space, RV hookup, hot showers, shelter.  There is an abundance of fire wood Edd urges us to use up.  There is much to see in this part of Ohio including Serpent Mound. Riding roads are truly scenic. VMCA membership is not required to attend.   $10.00 at gate to offset expenses, 16 years and under free. Bring your grandchildren! Contact R Sheckler 419-288-3420  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or Edd Kells 937-232-9486.

 

 


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