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    Thread: Can we begin the count down to Cincy 2012 now?

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      02-05-2012 11:23 AM #26
      Ok. Has to be done. Dumb question from the noob. What is Cincy?

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      02-05-2012 06:13 PM #27
      Only the bestest weekend ever!

      Simply, it's a get-together for Sciroccos, and their people.

      Here's some things from last year:
      Info thread
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      02-05-2012 07:20 PM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by walle197871 View Post
      Ok. Has to be done. Dumb question from the noob. What is Cincy?
      And if you go, I wouldn't be the only one coming from New England.

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      02-05-2012 07:28 PM #29
      Looking back on a few older threads from last year I have an idea about T-shirts.

      We can have a little fun and everyone make their own T-'s and a group will vote on the most original.

      Fabric paints, markers, blood, tie dye..... what ever you want.


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      02-05-2012 08:45 PM #30
      It may tick the wife off... But I may forgo another Goldwing this year to go...

      16 hour drive huh... Stove at noon??? So I'm leaving at... 6 PM Thursday? I guess. Sleep when your dead.

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      02-05-2012 08:58 PM #31
      We usually go to Amsterdam NY(Julie's town) or last time I joined the East Coast Caravan and spent Thursday night just outside Philly. And then leave nice and early Friday morning. The Montreal folks also split their drive into two days.

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      02-05-2012 10:37 PM #32
      I'd like to get some feedback.... I'm considering chatting with the 'rents about allowing camping on-site this year. Opinions? Just keep in mind there would be no shower facilities. If camping was an option, would there still be enough interest in the hotel to try and get a group rate set up?

      Discuss.

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      02-05-2012 10:48 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by vwdaun View Post
      I'd like to get some feedback.... I'm considering chatting with the 'rents about allowing camping on-site this year. Opinions? Just keep in mind there would be no shower facilities. If camping was an option, would there still be enough interest in the hotel to try and get a group rate set up?

      Discuss.
      Yes on the hotel.

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      02-05-2012 11:01 PM #34
      While I'm not opposed to camping in the yard (we do that at two summer parties every year).... showers are nice - especially on the hot days.

      So... I'd say "yes" on the hotel, too.

      (Wish it was an Express, though - they have such good breakfast there!)
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      02-05-2012 11:06 PM #35
      *if* I can make it this year, I would be camping, but at the campground. A morning shower is a MUST HAVE!

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      02-05-2012 11:07 PM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by crazyaboutrocs View Post
      We usually go to Amsterdam NY(Julie's town) or last time I joined the East Coast Caravan and spent Thursday night just outside Philly. And then leave nice and early Friday morning. The Montreal folks also split their drive into two days.
      but then us crazy PNWers split it into a 4 day drive

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      02-05-2012 11:39 PM #37
      I wouldn't mind doing the camping thing however yes showers would be nice, as would a hotel too. I think it would be pretty well split on hotel and camping. If there are enough campers we could always put together a "donation" in which the campers can rent a portable shower thing for the yard, I do believe they have those with the porta--potty group. Or I'm sure some hotelers wouldn't mind letting the campers take showers in the room.

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      02-06-2012 06:19 AM #38
      I'll still be a hoteller. I need me my shower! Nothing like getting in the shower after a long ride, and getting out feeling FRESH!

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      02-06-2012 08:23 AM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by TheTimob View Post
      I'll still be a hoteller. I need me my shower! Nothing like getting in the shower after a long ride, and getting out feeling FRESH!
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      02-06-2012 08:39 AM #40
      Quote Originally Posted by cuppie View Post
      While I'm not opposed to camping in the yard (we do that at two summer parties every year).... showers are nice - especially on the hot days.

      So... I'd say "yes" on the hotel, too.

      (Wish it was an Express, though - they have such good breakfast there!)

      Sign up for the Holiday Inn Rewards (free) before you make your reservation and you get a $5 coupon for the restaurant.

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      02-06-2012 09:54 AM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by BluDemon View Post
      Well I'll need some time to get my rocco square with the world.

      Firestone showed me that my power steering rack is leaking pretty good and the inner tie rod ends are loose.... Plus the lower ball joints are on borrowed time. I had a feeling of looseness in the fornt for a while so I was not shocked at the diagnosis.

      Time to order parts..... look at them for about 110 days then sprint to the finish for the drive to cincy
      You going to keep power steering ? I think if I ever have to do anything to mine I will be swapping in a manual setup as I cant stand hitting puddles in the rain and having the steering tighten up.

      One year soon I hope to make it out as well. Just got a new job after being unemployed for a year so its doubtful for me this year as I need a clutch...but then again who knows what things will look like when that time arrives.
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      02-06-2012 10:43 AM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by vwdaun View Post
      I'd like to get some feedback.... I'm considering chatting with the 'rents about allowing camping on-site this year. Opinions? Just keep in mind there would be no shower facilities. If camping was an option, would there still be enough interest in the hotel to try and get a group rate set up?

      Discuss.
      Hotel with group rate:
      Allowing camping at your folks:
      Small dumpster at your folks:
      Personal responsibility, a lost art.

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      02-06-2012 11:15 AM #43
      Will be there as usual... rocco or not
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      02-06-2012 12:24 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by Beakersloco View Post
      You going to keep power steering ? I think if I ever have to do anything to mine I will be swapping in a manual setup as I cant stand hitting puddles in the rain and having the steering tighten up.

      One year soon I hope to make it out as well. Just got a new job after being unemployed for a year so its doubtful for me this year as I need a clutch...but then again who knows what things will look like when that time arrives.

      Yes, I'm planning on keeping the power steering system in place.

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      02-06-2012 01:52 PM #45
      BluDemon I see now that you have made the move to TN, your drive to Cincy will be only be 6.5 hours versus the a whole day drive it was from NC
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      02-06-2012 02:02 PM #46
      Quote Originally Posted by California 16v View Post
      BluDemon I see now that you have made the move to TN, your drive to Cincy will be only be 6.5 hours versus the a whole day drive it was from NC

      Yep... about a 3 hr savings

      Looking forward to catching a new caravan coming through my area to drive up with.

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      02-06-2012 02:11 PM #47
      Getting older (okay, maybe not that old) and the hotel was rather comfy/entertaining

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      02-06-2012 04:37 PM #48
      daun i can see why you wouldnt want so many people camping at your parents. Personally since im 19 and poor it would help me instead of paying for a room but i also only like a little over an hour away
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      02-06-2012 05:09 PM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by cuppie View Post

      (Wish it was an Express, though - they have such good breakfast there!)
      Eh, you don't need that with the great little place down the road.


      I am all for the hotel.

    25. 02-06-2012 07:27 PM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by Chris16vRocco View Post
      techfx was there last year with California plates on his car. But he drove from Pittsburgh.

      The year I drove to Cincy I got 3/4 of the way across Nevada and got pulled over (profiling/speeding/checking for "contraband, but we wont cut up yer car sir..."

      (further narrative redacted...)

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