I am posting this for Eric and Gail Hawes.....
"Sending this email to only those who have expressed an interest in our rally. Please note there are many changes. (1) If you are not coming please let us know so we can delete you from this mailing list as we have others. (2) Please give notice to those who might want to attend as we still have some space left.
Off to Bulgaria/Romania/Greece and will update again after our return in May.
Thanks Eric and Gail
TYNDA's BURNING MOTO MAN RALLY
WHY: To honor foreign travelers and the concept of traveling outside of North America on the last weekend of June, 25th to the 27th.
WHERE: 47008 La Duke, Westfir, Oregon, 40 miles east of Eugene, on the Middle Fork of the Willamette River. Free camping and no fees except for food and drinks. For those not wanting to camp we suggest the new Oakridge Hostel (phone: 541-782-4000 www.oakridgehostel.com
SCHEDULE: FRIDAY night: Potluck-BBQ and Burning Moto Man Bonfire.
SATURDAY: Exciting motorcycle road from Oakridge to Cottage Grove and lunch. Return via the little known and almost never traveled Eagles Rest Road or many off-road routes.
Then wine&cheese by the river and speakers. This year the speakers will include the German-American couple, Jayne Cravens and Stefan Dietz (see www.coyotetrips.de
) who have toured all over Europe and more. Nadja and Olga two Russian women who lived on the famous motorcycle road, the BAM. Ray Woodley from Canada and Daniel Todd from Puerto Rico who will tell us about his South American adventures. Franz from Brazil sent an email saying he was over his moto accident and will be here. "Crazy" Carl Parker and his wife, Wenling, will speak about "The Return: Riding Western China" DVD (www.motocyclops.com
) and other travels in China and Tibet. Saturday night: Dinner at the new Oakridge Brewery/Pub(www.brewersunion.com
). Speaker will be Michael A Cardwell, aka "CallBox Mike," who will give a presentation on his world tour. (see http://www.mikesworldtour.com/
). Sunday: Special "moto pancakes device" informal breakfast for planning your future travel.
BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY: (1) the speakers listed herein. (2) Glen Heggstad, www.Strikingviking.net
, who contributed money to the rally fund and sent interesting DVD's which will be shown. (3) RideWest of Seattle, Washington.
RSVP: Please as we need a count for the restaurants involved and so we can place you on our mailing list for last minute changes. We want to limit this to 50 riders.
CONTACTS: Eric and Gail at firstname.lastname@example.org
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