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Fairview drive on 6/27 has been POSTPONED

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Because of the extremely HOT weather predicted for this weekend, the Fairview, Huntington, Price, drive that was planned for this Saturday, June 27, has been cancelled.  It is re-scheduled for September 19, with the idea that the weather will be more cooperative then.

Please make a note:  This weekends driving event has been cancelled and re-scheduled for Sept 19.

Thanks to Peggy and Doug Wright for making the plans for this drive and understanding the difficulties caused by the heat.

We look forward to this new and scenic event in September.

British Field Day 2015!

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

British Field Day will be held at Liberty Park again this year on Saturday, June 20. It is a time for all British car and motorcycle enthusiasts to get their rigs out of the garage, clean them up and get them running as well as can be expected. All British cars and bikes in any condition from 100-point restorations to works-in-progress or an old daily beater are welcome. The more the merrier!

Registration starts at 8 AM. We hope to have most bikes and cars in place by 9 AM and we encourage folks displaying vehicles to try to stay until 3 PM, but if you are late and can only make it for a couple of hours, that’s fine too! The registration fee is $10 per bike or car. A $5 donation is requested per adult. Kids 12 and under are free.

Volunteers are requested to help set up on Friday, June 19 at 6:00PM. If you can help, please bring a hammer, stapler, gloves, etc.

Off to Kanab!

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Make certain that your tank is full so that you don’t have to walk to the nearest gas station.  This is going to be one  of the most fantastic tours the club has ever made.  Why?  Because how many times can you drive your LBC to one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World?

Remember that I mentioned some really cool things that were going to be done?  Well, you now know that we’re going to be having a Poker Run as we drive south.  We are also going to have Official BMCU Memorial Day Tour T-Shirts!

As a Tourer, you’ll  receive your shirt.  Also, as a Tourer, you’ll have an opportunity to win the FANTASTIC prize from the Poker Run!

But wait, there’s more!!!   Next week we will be revealing at least two more things that will be happening during this Tour.  You’ll not want to miss them.  It just gets better and better.  A sweet heart of a deal!

If you are worrying about the weather, don’t.  We travel rain, snow or shine.

INVITATION:  we welcome members who are not going on the Tour, to come to the meeting location, 11010 S. Redwood Rd, at 7am, to see us off AND to come with us for as long as you’d like.  We will be making a short stop in Saratoga Springs and another stop in Nephi.  These would be great places to turn around before getting any further south.   We encourage you to join us as we head south.

REMEMBER:

When:        Next Saturday, May 23  at 7am      Wheels up at 7:30am SHARP!         
Where:       11010 S. Redwood Rd., South Jordan, UT

SEE YOU THERE!!!

Chalk Creek Valley Run, Saturday 5/2

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

This Saturday will be a new BMCU event, the Chalk Creek Valley Run. The weather this weekend is predicted to be perfect for LBC’s.

We have some options for getting to Coalville and the Chalk Creek Valley. This being early May, Highway 65 may still be under seasonal closure. If that’s the case we have options. We can finalize the details by Saturday morning.
Basically, the run is from the Hogle Zoo in SLC, up Emigration Canyon and on to Coalville. If Hwy 65 is open we can go over Big Mountain to East Canyon and on to Henefer and Coalville all on two lane. If 65 is closed Roger Davis will lead the group from Mt Dell where we take I-80 east to the US 40 Junction (Silver Creek.) There is a Sinclair station to re-gather people and pickup those from PC, Heber, and …

Then we head south on US 40 to the Kearns Blvd, Kamas exit, only a couple of miles. Left at the bottom of the ramp. Part way up the hill, turn left and through Brown’s Canyon. At the “T”, turn left and go past Rockport Reservoir. A very pretty drive! Go under I-80, right, past the old Spring Chicken Inn, back over I-80 and into Coalville.
In Coalville we can regroup near Main Street and 100 North (Chalk Creek Road). There’s a Chevron nearby on Main St. We will then head all the way up Chalk Creek valley on a lovely low traffic road.

Early plans had included a short strech of well maintained unpaved road from the top of Chalk Creek towards Evanston. Due to the recent rains and snow it may be best to avoid that section now. An alternative is to return down Chalk Creek and view the scenery from the other direction. Back in Coalville, we can head west, around Echo Reservoir to the original two lane (paved) Lincoln Highway and up red rock Echo Canyon along the toe of the cliffs. Echo Canyon has a lot of history including the transcontinental railroad, pony express route, the Lincoln Highway, and the unused cliff-top battlements left over from a disagreement between Utah and the US government in the form of the US army.
After that a leisurly run down I-84 to Taggert’s would be in order.

Let’s meet at Hogle Zoo around 9:30 for a 10am departure.

Lunch for carting outing, April 18

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Attached is the lunch/party menu, let Kevin know SATURDAY morning what you want and he will call it in before we head over for lunch. That way the food will be warm and the drinks will be cold.

Lunch April 18th


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