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View Poll Results: Which October weekend is best for you to take a ride through the wonderful roads in Tennessee?
The first weekend of 5-6 3 33.33%
The second weekend of 12-13 4 44.44%
The third weekend of 19-20 4 44.44%
The last weekend of 26-27 3 33.33%
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I am thinking about another Tennessee ride in the early part of October. We have a fair number of members in this area that might enjoy it. I have found a good motel, located near some very good driving areas (tail of the Dragon, the snake and others). I am pretty sure I can negotiate even better room rates if I have some commitments. How about you guys? I did it last year and had a blast. Anybody interested, any takers? I would like to do it over a weekend maybe make it three days. A day to travel, a day to actually cruise the countryside, and then another day to return home. Low stress, maximum enjoyment. There are some nice restaurants there as well that are very reasonable. Now taking suggestions for dates. Let me know in this thread.

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Hey, all. Still looking for takers to go this October. C’mon, it will be a blast!
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I can't commit until the date is a little closer.... Crummy day job....
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@efair, I understand, but let’s see if we can get more people thinking about it.
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Actually, we are planning a trip to Tennessee in October!

Our plan is to take the Amtrak Autotrain to VA, drive to PA for Oktoberfest then south to TN to check out property (can't wait to retire)!

Not sure of the date yet, but we are flexible!


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Cool

Let’s get the dates together. Maybe you can get the Sarge to drive up to meet us! Shouldn’t take him more than 5-6 hours.
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Which weekend in October were you thinking? The first weekend is out for me as I have family coming in. If we can do the second weekend, I would be up for that.

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Hey @jbanks15 could you add a poll to this thread?

Which October weekend is best for you to take a ride through the wonderful roads in Tennessee?

The first weekend of 5-6
The second weekend of 12-13
The third weekend of 19-20
The last weekend of 26-27

Thanks, you can vote more then once.
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Hey @jbanks15 could you add a poll to this thread?

Which October weekend is best for you to take a ride through the wonderful roads in Tennessee?

The first weekend of 5-6
The second weekend of 12-13
The third weekend of 19-20
The last weekend of 26-27

Thanks, you can vote more then once.
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florida group has its meet in october


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@jbanks15, What weekend?
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11-13 i believe....


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I was planning on October 12th, but I haven't heard back from the winery.


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Here is a projected road trip.

Input anybody?

At this point, I am looking at the third weekend in October. Friday arrive, Saturday drive and Sunday head home. Temperature should be perfect, and the likelihood of rain is low.

I would like some commitments of people that want to go so I can start making arrangements for a hotel if people want it. The one I stayed at last year is very reasonable and has a breakfast buffet included. I posted the name earlier in this thread.

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About how long (in hours) do you think this loop is?
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Oh, I figure it’s a full day maybe five hours. Remember we’re not going that fast around the twisties, and there are a lot of twisties.
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How about some votes in the poll?
Some of you have spoken to me, and say you’re interested.
Anybody ready to commit yet?

We have a lot of married people here so I know you guys aren’t afraid of commitment!
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I'm not going
I will be out of state and also have fl meet


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