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    2012 Rally- Sedalia, MO

    Just checked current weather in Sedalia (Nat.l Rally is always 3rd wk July), whew- thanks but no thanks! Its hot enough in the upper midwest. Maybe I'll see you in 2013...

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    Holding the rally at Sedalia MO in October 2012 when the weather is hopefully good would a good test to see if a date change would be successful.

    Season Weather Averages for Sedalia Memorial (KDMO)

    http://classic.wunderground.com/NORM...=none&IATA=SZL
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    Don't need more critics, thanks.

    Our hard working volunteers deserve better than this year, and they will get it in Missouri.

    We do need more air conditioning. Sedalia has that and more. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised by the facilities.

    We'll miss you, but we'll be there with bells on for our annual family reunion.

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    Sorry I missed Bloomsburg, but other circumstances as well as weather prevented my rally trip.
    As far as Sedalia, as is stands now, I will be there (but not with bells on, just regular rally attire!).
    I still like the late September or early October idea of a rally, though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lilredroadster View Post
    Sorry I missed Bloomsburg, but other circumstances as well as weather prevented my rally trip.
    As far as Sedalia, as is stands now, I will be there (but not with bells on, just regular rally attire!).
    I still like the late September or early October idea of a rally, though.
    The problem I see with a late Sept - October rally is while it may be ideal weather for some parts of the country, other parts not so much. As I understand and have experienced, the organizers goal is to move the event around to different region. Let's face it there is no one size fits all when it comes to placing the rally in terms of weather and location.

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    I've got Sedalia on my calendar. Living in northeast Arkansas, I don't have any excuses for not attending.
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    Thumbs up Good call, looking forward to a wonderful rally!

    Quote Originally Posted by Voni View Post
    Don't need more critics, thanks.

    Our hard working volunteers deserve better than this year, and they will get it in Missouri.

    We do need more air conditioning. Sedalia has that and more. I think you'll be pleasantly surprised by the facilities.

    We'll miss you, but we'll be there with bells on for our annual family reunion.

    Voni AND Paul
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    Good call, looking forward to a wonderful rally!
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    Looks like i'am going

    I've been to Trenton, Charlston, Spokane and Wisconsin, and Lima Rallys. Then, bad back set in when I was on my way to Tennessee. Downsized from a 1150 GS to R1200R, and now a G650GS so as to be able to keep riding. I used to live in Sedalia and it is a great town and there are some great riding around the lakes. This may be my last rally and I may not be able to ride by July, but I am going! I won't be able to camp so I checked Travelociy. There are some rooms available at the Super 7. Se my post on this. Also, for active and retired military, Whiteman AFB has several rooms for travelers.
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    Stanley Boys will be at the Sedalia Ntnl. Rally, depending on the hot weather though!

    Quote Originally Posted by waddyp View Post
    Just checked current weather in Sedalia (Nat.l Rally is always 3rd wk July), whew- thanks but no thanks! Its hot enough in the upper midwest. Maybe I'll see you in 2013...
    +100, Tenfold Gunny! My Son Seth (14) and his Daddy Don will be at Sedalia, but it will all depend on the weather. For my entire 30+ years of MOA Membership I have always pre-registered, but that is now going to change; weather will decide.

    By the way, I have to take Seth out of school to attend the MOA Rally held always in the 3rd week of July; like many Western States, school is year round in Arizona!
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    Hot weather Rally

    Well, yes it was hot. It was hot in Ontario when we left and it was worse in Bloomsburg. However, we survived, had fun and tried out our hot weather gear. The good thing was that we probably sweated out all the beer rather than having it settle around the waist :-), and besides, I'll take the heat before pouring rain any day. So, enough about the weather, nothing you can do about anyways, life goes on.

    If climate change keeps changing weather patterns to the hotter side, I guess eventually the date for the rally will change to either earlier or later in the year.
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