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May 2020

Breakfast Ride – Cancelled – still on lock down

May 23 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm

   

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Advanced Motorcycle Safety Training – cancelled for now

May 31

Advanced Motorcycle Safety Training - Harper College, Palatine on Roselle Road - May 31, 2020 - No Charge for Club Members  Contact Liz Jacobs, Club Events, at info@illinoisbmwriders.com if interested.

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June 2020

June Club Meeting – Location Wayne, IL

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Club Meeting and Pizza Night in Wayne, IL at member Luciene Rathwell's home, weather permitting.  The Club will provide pizza, and Luciene will graciously host us at her home, including a possible bonfire after our general meeting.  Watch for emails for address.  Thank you Luciene!

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BMW MOA Rally – Great Falls Montana – Cancelled by MOA until 2021

June 25 - June 28

MOA Rally runs from June 25-28 in 2020.  https://www.bmwmoa.org/news/449938/Its-a-Great-Time-to-be-in-Great-Falls.htm  

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Club Weekend – Big Snow Resort

June 26 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 5:00 pm
Big Snow Resort, 500 Indianhead Road
Wakefield, Michigan
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Bryan Whitehead, Membership Chair, will lead a ride to Big Snow Resort June 26-28.  Big Snow is located in Wakefield MI in the U.P., and offers some great on and off road riding areas.  This is a pay your own way event.  Reservations at the lodge can be made directly with Big Snow at 800 346-3426.  Use promo code BMWMOA to get the special offer Steve from Big Snow is offering. Stay 2 nights at $68/night and the 3rd Night…

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July 2020

Club Meeting – July 16 – 3rd Thursday of the Month

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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In June the Club voted to switch our meeting night to the THIRD Thursday of the month.  We will meet now on July 16, from 6 p,m, to Dusk.  Picnic Grove Park, 598 Birch Lane, Fox River Grove, IL at the covered Pavilion.  We will take advantage of the summer weather, views of the boating on the Fox River just 100 yards away, and  have use of the corn hole game boards right there.

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August 2020

Long Weekend Trip – Upper Peninsula Big Snow Resort

August 5 - August 9
Big Snow Resort, 500 Indianhead Road
Wakefield, Michigan
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Club Members are invited to enjoy a long weekend of riding to and around Big Snow Resort in Wakefield, Michigan in the Upper Peninsula.  This is the SECOND Club trip up there because, well, it was a great place.  Check out the Big Snow Trip report.  The resort is inviting all BMW motorcycle clubs in the Midwest to use it as base camp for a long weekend of riding near Lake Superior. Off road trails are available as well.   Resort…

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August 20 Club Meeting – Brats and Kraut – Deicke Park, Huntley, IL

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

11419 IL-47, Huntley, IL August club meeting will be in Huntley, IL hosted by our Club Founder Gerhard Pilz and located at Deicke Park, 11419 IL-47 in Huntley, IL.  This is the THIRD Thursday of the month.  We will meet at one of the four pavilions in the Park.  Please ride to each pavilion if you don't see us at the ones closest to the entrance.  We'll plan to have brats/buns and kraut, water, and chips...just because! We will have…

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September 2020

September Club ZOOM Meeting – Thursday Sept. 17

September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In September, we will probably move our meetings back to ZOOM events that can be done from your home.  Line-up of activity:  We will be having a 20-30 minute overview on the technology behind AVON Tires by an AVON representative.  Watch for details how to join.

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Sept 19. Breakfast, Airplanes and Camping

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On September 19, the Club will offer three activities.  Do one or all.  9 a.m. Breakfast Meet Up in Sugar Grove, IL at the Sugar Grove Cafe,  Then about 10 a.m., a tour of the Air Classics Museum of Aviation nearby. ($5).  For those who want to continue to add to the weekend fun, a group will ride out to Galena, IL to enjoy the beautiful roads in the area, and camp/cabin at Palace Campgrounds - or make a B&B…

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