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    Registered User RapidRoadRescue's Avatar
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    Falling Leaf Rally

    Who is going and who got more info about it?
    I did find the rally flyer but what I'm looking for is info on past experience at that rally in past years, good and bad.


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    Great backroads - paved and gravel. Friendly folks, great atmosphere, free firewood. Free anvils - if you can catch it, you can keep it
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    Quote Originally Posted by RGuy View Post
    Great backroads - paved and gravel. Friendly folks, great atmosphere, free firewood. Free anvils - if you can catch it, you can keep it
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    This will be my fourth since my first FLR 2007. Ditto previous positive comments.

    Really nice twisty asphalt roads south of Potosi....stay on alphabet and double alphabet roads and you'll have fun all day!

    It's been just luck but the weather each year (excluding 2010) was outstanding...temps mid-70's and great fall colors.

    Camping is a great time and the free firewood dropped at each campsite for evening fires is a nice bonus.

    Stop at Bixby on Route 32 and definitely have lunch at the local convenience store. Great food, ice cream, and all kinds of cool crap hanging from the ceiling. Always lots of BMW's parked out front and a good place to catch up.

    Iowa riding doesn't offer as much practice riding the twisties. This ralley gives me a chance to brush up on my riding skills shooting curves, engine braking, counter-steering, etc.

    Hope you can make it.....you'll have a great time!
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    The riding in the area is worth the trip. I'm not a huge rally guy unless I can help (or watch) a fellow airhead at the airhead tent.. but stay for the anvil blast.

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkCvto2b-b8

    In person....ya get the added benefit of the blast wave :-)
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    Thumbs up

    I'll be there. First timer.
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    I've lost track of how many FLR's I have attended. Always one of my favorites. This year I hope to actually ride and not work on my old /5. Weather can be changeable, so just remember to be prepared!
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    Rally Link

    For all that are intrested, here is a link.

    http://www.gatewayriders.com/frmGene...gLeafRally.php

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    Riding Partner

    Anyone form SW Ohio heading to the rally looking for a riding partner drop me a line. Thinking about going but prefer to ride with other folks.
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    This would have been my fourth...but unfortunatly my wife has signed up for her first 100 mile run somewhere in the middle of Kansas that weekend.

    I really feel I owe her the support of going, plus I don't want her driving home alone after running for 30 hours!

    I had been looking forward to it all summer though.........
    Oh well, next year..

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    I'll be there, one of my favorites. Great backroads, mellow crowd, some vendors not alot. Go to Gateway rider site and check out Marilyns pics from previous rallies.

    It can be dry and 90f or wet and 30f, plan accordingly. If it snows I'll proaly trailer down

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    Weather looking good

    Weather is looking good for the beginning of the Falling Leaf Rally next weekend, 10/12. Free firewood will be welcomed for the chilly evening/morning. Who is going?

    10/11 Thursday - A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
    10/11 Thursday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
    10/12 Friday Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Forecast is from NWS.

    Anyone from SouthEast Wisconsin attending besides me?
    Dick
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    Wisconsin Club Members

    Hook up with some Wisconsin Club members riding to the Falling Leaf. Here is a link.
    http://wiscbmwclub.com/index.php?opt...387&Itemid=139
    Doug
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    the weatherman don't know .. whats going on..

    will be leaving from Mayville wi.. it's kinda like the edge of southeast wis

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