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    9th Annual BMW Campout

    Somerset, Pa
    June 17, 18, 19, 2011

    9th Annual Laurel Highlands BMW Riders Campout.


    We return to Pioneer Park Campground www.pioneerparkcampground.com, located in south central Pennsylvania. Pioneer Park is a terrific full-service camping resort with excellent showers and facilities, minutes away from the Pa. Turnpike Exit #10, Somerset, Pa. or the Donegal exit #9.

    Directions: From Somerset, Rt. 31 W. 7 miles to campground.
    From Donegal, Rt. 31 E 12 miles.

    $40.00 for the full weekend includes, two nights camping, meals, door prizes, self-guided ride info and 9th Annual rally pin for the first 100 registrants.

    Friday evening Gourmet Dump Stew (bring a can or 2 to add to the pot), hotdogs & snacks till their gone. Morning Coffee & tea.

    Saturday evening Chicken BBQ Dinner, tons of door prizes.
    Sunday Hearty send-off breakfast!

    Pavilion, picnic tables, hot showers, campfires allowed! Motels & Restaurants nearby.

    www.lhbmwr.com for more info.

    Info: George Blackham IV, gjbiv1stsgtusmc@yahoo.com
    or Jason Kaplitz; gsjay@kaplitz.com (814) 535-8669
    Pre-registration appreciated- Send check/name/ contact info to:
    LHBMWR C/O 840 Basin Dr. Windber Pa. 15963

    downloadable registration form:

    http://www.thevuelta.com/CampoutRegistration2011.pdf
    Jason Kaplitz
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    Here is a GREAT place to stop for lunch while at our rally...........



    http://www.outofthefirecafe.com/

    It's just a few miles west of our campground, near the PA Turnpike Donegal exit.

    They have wonderful, fresh foods and a nice outside sitting area. The mushroom soup is too die for.

    jason
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    Johnstown Flood 1889

    Do you remember learning about the Great Johnstown Flood in high school?

    You can visit the Johnstown Flood Museum while at the 9th Annual BMW Rider Campout in Somerset.

    http://www.jaha.org/FloodMuseum/oklahoma.html

    Jason
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    Road Kill Cafe

    Oh, and if you're looking for some great riding & eating in Southern PA & Western MD. you'll want to try to find this fine establishment.

    http://www.palestars.com/roadkill/index.htm

    I ordered Chili the last time I was there......................they brought it out in a Serviing dish. Must have been more than a quart of Chili. I ate it all:-)

    jason
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    The Inn at Georgian Place

    I had lunch at the Inn at Georgian Place in Somerset yesterday.

    http://www.theinnatgeorgianplace.com/

    a bit up scale but affordable for sure.

    gsjay
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    a great breakfast spot only 20 minutes away from the campground.

    http://www.ourcoalminerscafe.com/

    And a great lunch stop in Bedford Pa.

    http://www.jeanbonnettavern.com/

    Or perhaps lunch with a view of Johnstown.

    http://www.cityviewbarandgrill.com/

    www.lhbmwr.com for more info or a downloadable registraton form.

    gsjay
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    Flight 93 Memorial

    The 10th anniversary of 9-11 is fast approaching.

    United Flight 93 crashed just outside of Somerset in Shanksville Pa.

    The memorial is schedueld to be completed in time for the anniversary.

    http://www.nps.gov/flni/index.htm

    jason
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    Is anyone outthere?????????????????

    Is "Anyone out there" ?

    Holly cow, me, all me............just me..............nobody but me!!

    Haven't any of you been to our rally?

    Doesn't someone have a (nice) comment about one of my suggested stops?

    This is the BMW MOA forum right? Everyone has something to say............

    Is this thing on?

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    Just returned from Spring Break

    White Water Rafting down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. I hope to have my sidecar rig at your rally this summer. Sleeping under the stars in the GC was great and I'm ready to have some riding and tire kicking. Also, my daughter is going to high school in PA this Fall and I need to start scouting roads, although Somerset is a bit further West than the school she's going to (in Tyrone nearer Altoona). Still a good excuse to get the rig out and play.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sgtbill View Post
    White Water Rafting down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. I hope to have my sidecar rig at your rally this summer. Sleeping under the stars in the GC was great and I'm ready to have some riding and tire kicking. Also, my daughter is going to high school in PA this Fall and I need to start scouting roads, although Somerset is a bit further West than the school she's going to (in Tyrone nearer Altoona). Still a good excuse to get the rig out and play.
    Lots of great riding between Somerset & Tyrone. I know the area and can make some suggestions if you like.

    If you go to Altoona you have to visit the Horseshoe Curve.
    http://www.railroadcity.com/altoona_...urve/index.php

    hope to see you,
    jason
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    Quote Originally Posted by gsjay View Post
    Here is a GREAT place to stop for lunch while at our rally...........



    http://www.outofthefirecafe.com/

    It's just a few miles west of our campground, near the PA Turnpike Donegal exit.

    They have wonderful, fresh foods and a nice outside sitting area. The mushroom soup is too die for.

    jason
    Had a wonderful lunch at Out of the Fire yesterday...................
    Mussels steamed in coconut milk, lemon grass & ginger! Yum, yum

    And the mexican wrap with Pullled Pork, blackbeans and fresh cilantro was killer.

    Put it on your schedule.
    jason
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    Quote Originally Posted by gsjay View Post
    Is this thing on?
    i am waiting for you to volunteer for the GS Giant, you slacker!

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    Here is a great link to the neighboring county to the East of our campout.

    Bedford Pa.

    http://www.visitbedfordcounty.com/

    Lots of great riding in Bedford County. Routes 26 & 326 south of Everett Pa. are always a great ride.

    The website also has some driving tours that you can print out.

    See you soon,
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    here is the link to our registration form.

    http://www.thevuelta.com/CampoutRegistration2011.pdf

    About a month out...............

    gsjay
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    Just a little bump up the page.................

    Just 17 days away. Would appreciate pre registrations.

    Thanks,

    Jason
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