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    Rally attendance?

    What was the official attendance figure?
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    I heard a lot of bragging that attendance would beat that set in Vermont, somewhere around 10,000. I would suspect the weather caused this dramatic lowering of attendance. Once again, the national doesn't serve up anything that's worth riding in this heatwave. Let's get the rally into a timeframe that is more favorable to riding, to hell with all the other considerations!

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    Attendance vs. passes sold? I would say they sold in excess of 10,000..but how many of the pre-registed showed up? My wrist band said 10,309 but who's counting..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Clay View Post
    Attendance vs. passes sold? I would say they sold in excess of 10,000..but how many of the pre-registed showed up? My wrist band said 10,309 but who's counting..
    I registered/paid in advance, but stayed home because my wife is having back problems. But I may have stayed home anyway rather than suffer through a week of this insane heat.
    The memory of Lima is still fresh in my mind and I never want to have that kind of rally experience again.
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    So I guess there are plenty of rally t-shirts, patches and pins left over...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clay View Post
    Attendance vs. passes sold? I would say they sold in excess of 10,000..but how many of the pre-registed showed up? My wrist band said 10,309 but who's counting..
    The numbers on the wristbands do not correlate to the attendance numbers.
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    [QUOTE=GSCookeMnster;697854]I heard a lot of bragging that attendance would beat that set in Vermont, somewhere around 10,000. I would suspect the weather caused this dramatic lowering of attendance. Once again, the national doesn't serve up anything that's worth riding in this heatwave. Let's get the rally into a timeframe that is more favorable to riding, to hell with all the other considerations![/QUOTE]

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    I for one bought a pass but did not attend. Never again!!!! specially in the mid of summer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brewmeister View Post
    Why is the 10,000 mark so important anyways? It really dos'nt matter!
    It's not important, but being 30% off expectations is.
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    Lets have it way up north so folks can drive in the heat longer to get there. Even Montreal was as hot as our rally so should we go further north ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Statdawg View Post
    ..............Even Montreal was as hot as our rally so should we go further north ?
    Yes. Bring it here. Been in the high 60's to low 70's the past week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GSCookeMnster View Post
    I would suspect the weather caused this dramatic lowering of attendance. Once again, the national doesn't serve up anything that's worth riding in this heatwave. Let's get the rally into a timeframe that is more favorable to riding, to hell with all the other considerations!
    This has been requested, discussed and kicked around many times before.... ain't gonna happen.

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    Holly, the Awards & Tally Chair said 7330 in attendance.
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