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      08-18-2006, 05:54 PM   #1
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BMWCCA PNWR Mountain Twisties Tour

The BMWCCA Pacific NW region is having their annual mountain twisties tour on August 27th. Just wanted to see if any of you were planning on going. I just sent my RSVP in today. My understanding is that non-members can go to one event to see if they like it or not. You should just join anyway though, it's easily worth it.

http://www.bmwpugetsound.com/vbb/showthread.php?t=31850
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LOL if the route is public roads you can go anyway ..
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LOL if the route is public roads you can go anyway ..
Well, ya, you could hide in the parking lot and follow the group through the whole trip. Seems kinda stupid though. Why not just join and support the club? The magazine, rebate on new cars, and discounts from local merchants makes membership easily worth it.

The point though, was to see if anyone planning on going cause it should be a good time.
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lol yea yea i know im just jeallous because its not near ME!
i love geting together and goin for "spirited" drives espicaly with safety in numbers. Im al for joining but im in portland, OR and cant justify going all way up there to drive. but i definatly would arround here

hope you guys have fun! should be great weather too
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yo brian,

i told scott i may come and thats right now my feeling. im out boating on saturday and i was on the propellerhead tour down to see the spruce goose last weekend. so im not sure if i will be up for a 2nd weekend of long driving starting at 7am.

that said, it sounds like its gonna be a lot of intense twisties and ill hopefully join ya.

btw a buddy of mine is thinking about doing ED with a local dealership. actually its nick who came with us to the MS guys' car show thing. mind if i give him your phone # to ask you some quick questions about who u dealt with and all that?

all the rest of u seattle suckers are just that. suckers. no meets and no drives. hope ur enjoyin your beautiful e90s on the 405 traffic.
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Hope to see ya there. I'm gonna be a bit tired as well. Going to be doing an autocross on Saturday for most the morning and afternoon. As for Nick, go ahead and give him my number, hopefully I can help out.
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Just got back from the drive, you missed out on some amazing roads. It was a long day though. ~400 miles and less than 14 of it was straight. Everything from 80mph sweepers on highway 410 over Chinook Pass to 15mph hairpins on Forest Road 25 near Mt. St. Helens. My neck and shoulders are sore just from steering. There were quite a few people I hadn't met before, so that was nice too.
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Everything from 80mph sweepers on highway 410 over Chinook Pass to 15mph hairpins on Forest Road 25 near Mt. St. Helens. My neck and shoulders are sore just from steering. .
sound like my kind of pain!! ill take that anyday! i sooo wish i could have joind you guys glad you had fun it was soo nice too
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Just got back from the drive, you missed out on some amazing roads. It was a long day though. ~400 miles and less than 14 of it was straight. Everything from 80mph sweepers on highway 410 over Chinook Pass to 15mph hairpins on Forest Road 25 near Mt. St. Helens. My neck and shoulders are sore just from steering. There were quite a few people I hadn't met before, so that was nice too.
how was the police presence?
was there many to spoil the fun?
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how was the police presence?
was there many to spoil the fun?
Ya know, I'm trying to remember if I saw even a single patrolman. Only one I can remember seeing was a park ranger in an Explorer who didn't seem interested in pulling anyone over. I heard someone on the radio saying they saw an undercover officer on highway 18 at the very start but nothing after. Guess we got lucky.
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keewl! i hope someone oregonizez a run closer to portland. Id be all over that
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You can check into the hood river hopfest tour. I don't know all the details except that it's 2 days long and goes to the hopfest in hood river
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hmm never heard of such a thing. i will look into it
thanks again!
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