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Re: Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #105 on: March 07, 2018, 05:49:27 AM »
This is a most generous offer and one of the most unique meets.  I recall going to stay at JF's house in Ottawa where he and Helen provided a place to stay, breakfast, and dinner.  It was a great weekend.  I'm sure everyone here will have a similar great experience. 
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Re: Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #106 on: March 07, 2018, 07:39:13 AM »
8 to 58 with a stop at the tank museum somewhere along the way?

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I've never been to that tank museum and if I could tag along that would be awesome. I'll have a mess to clean up after fixing breakfast for so many so I may be problematic to get on the road early. idk Anywho, kick it around.

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I guarantee you'll have some help - maybe inept & underfoot - but help nonetheless.

Ill have to check that out the tank museum on line; you never know beforehand.  Could be some great exhibits, could be like one we stopped at a few years ago; lots of photos, jacket patches and dioramas, with a few exploded rusting hulks scattered throughout the woods along miles of walking trails.  Fortunately, there was a canteen serving cold drafts at the furthest point. 

However, plenty of good roads are easily doable in short ride.
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Re: Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #107 on: March 07, 2018, 02:39:31 PM »
8 to 58 with a stop at the tank museum somewhere along the way?

Skee,

I've never been to that tank museum and if I could tag along that would be awesome. I'll have a mess to clean up after fixing breakfast for so many so I may be problematic to get on the road early. idk Anywho, kick it around.

Eric

I guarantee you'll have some help - maybe inept & underfoot - but help nonetheless.

Ill have to check that out the tank museum on line; you never know beforehand.  Could be some great exhibits, could be like one we stopped at a few years ago; lots of photos, jacket patches and dioramas, with a few exploded rusting hulks scattered throughout the woods along miles of walking trails.  Fortunately, there was a canteen serving cold drafts at the furthest point. 

However, plenty of good roads are easily doable in short ride.
 

SKEE is this the one you are talking about?

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Re: Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #108 on: March 07, 2018, 03:09:41 PM »
We are 100% self contained and require zero accommodation.  Got our own bed, got our own kitchen and got our own crapper.  Might even be able to help out w/ cooking / heating stuff when the time comes as we have an oven and a 3 burner stove as well. 
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Re: Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #109 on: March 08, 2018, 10:28:59 AM »
So were you being facetious about a flat spot for my trailer and room to get it in there without damaging anything?  If not, we can probably make this happen.  I see a massive puppy play date in the works in the middle of all this motorcycle stuff.  This will likely become Hemi's first camping trip as well.   

Bill,

There should be no problems accommodating your motorhome and trailer. I don't know if I have enough extension cord to get power to your rig though. Pups are more than welcome.  :)

Just the truck and trailer.  I'm about 51 feet long combined.  I can probably do without power.  I have a whisper quiet Honda 2000 I could run in the back of the pick up if necessary...or if allowed.  :)

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To the left in this pic is the drain-field and what you have to work with. The dock next to the cabin has a turn-around for boaters to unload their boats and get their trailers navigated. Others just pull up and park along the drain-field and set up shop, then back right out. Again, zero issues accommodating your rig. I hope this adds clarity.

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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #110 on: March 08, 2018, 10:42:22 AM »
Awesome.  It does indeed.  Can I go as far over as needed or do I need to stay close to the road?  Thinking of leveling.
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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #111 on: March 08, 2018, 10:58:33 AM »
Awesome.  It does indeed.  Can I go as far over as needed or do I need to stay close to the road?  Thinking of leveling.

You should be able to go over as far as needed. You just need to be aware of two plastic vents/access tubes. We'll figure it out when you get here.
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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #112 on: March 08, 2018, 09:23:35 PM »
Really Eric, YOU ARE THE FUXKIN MAN

Thanks so much for your hosting this event. 

Should be a gooder.......

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Re: Possible meet in VA?
« Reply #113 on: March 09, 2018, 09:17:02 PM »
Not being a Civil War buff, I have assumed until today that "Spotsylvania" was a nick name for where you live.  After a little research on my part, I now know that is not the case.

I'm hoping to truck the bike down for the event.

Spotsylvania was very bloody during the civil war. There are loads of confederate cemeteries in these parts. I hope you can make it Jimmy.

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Antietam and Harpers Ferry are relatively close by too.

Added to the list of possible places to ride too. Both are outstanding!
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Re: Possible meet in VA?
« Reply #114 on: March 09, 2018, 09:51:32 PM »
Yeeehaaawww.  Me and Sue are planning on being there.  Sure, put us to work!!!  Grilling or whatever.  The camping on the dock offer is what concreted the deal for my wife.  Barring a shitty rain storm we are planning on leaving Thursday after work and camping in Delaware off of the ferry and heading to you by Friday afternoon.  Looking forward to meeting you Eric.  Thanks for the weekend away.  This also gives me a shake down attempt to posting on a imgur account that I have to open for my future ride reports.

I better not see any hot tub jellyfish floating in the lake in the morn!  :confused:

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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #115 on: March 16, 2018, 07:05:26 PM »
Put the battery back in the bike today!

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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #116 on: March 16, 2018, 07:29:54 PM »
Put the battery back in the bike today!

We're getting close! Still right cold here int he evenings though.  :/
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Re: Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #117 on: March 16, 2018, 09:31:59 PM »

SKEE is this the one you are talking about?

https://www.aaftankmuseum.com/

Wow.  That looks like an all day stop.   Maybe It’s ‘Nana pudding for lunch instead. 
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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #118 on: March 17, 2018, 10:47:14 AM »
I had one back out so there's one bunk bed open. Stake yer claim!

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Re: 2018 ESTO Spring meet in at Lake Anna, VA
« Reply #119 on: March 17, 2018, 10:56:38 AM »
I'll take it!