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    Thread: Coolwater's 3rd Annual Cruise to SOWO

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      04-13-2012 09:07 PM #1


      We will be hosting our 3rd cruise to Southern Worthersee this year.

      In 2010, we led a small organized cruise with a handful of local enthusiasts that turned into a small adventure: Water and Wagens

      Last year, the cruise grew even larger. We were joined by some new faces along with some old ones: Jetta Down

      If history repeats itself, then this year will undoubtedly be another cruise to remember.

      Here is the info:

      When: Wednesday Night / Thursday Morning, May 17, 2012 @ 12:00am
      Where: Applebee's Parking Lot. 640 Promenade Boulevard Bridgewater, NJ 08807
      Departure: The cruise will leave at 1:00am sharp.
      Route:
      Google Map Link
      Downloadable Turn By Turn PDF with Gas Stops
      I-287 N
      I-78 W
      I-81 S
      Through the mountains and into Helen.

      We have also included scheduled stops along the way. Unfortunately, we cannot stop every few miles to pick up people, so we ask that you organize a cruise down from your area to meet up with us at any of the following areas:

      Pilot Travel Center: ETA 5:00am
      16921 Halfway Boulevard Hagerstown, MD 21740

      Exxon Mobile Gas Station: ETA 8:45am
      345 Brughs Mill Rd, Fincastle, VA 24090

      APPCO Service Station: ETA 1:00pm
      2004 Temple Hill Road, Erwin, TN, 37650

      Follow us (literally) using Google Latitude on your smartphone by adding mwadya@gmail.com. You can also check out the Sowo Road Trip thread to add people in your area. We ask that the cruise leaders meeting up with us along the way please coordinate with your local folks to get connected and make sure no one gets left behind!

      A few things to remember:

      Have a Full Tank!
      We will be making a gas stop every ~200 miles. Have your cars topped off.

      Bring Walkie-talkies with Extra Batteries.
      Communication is awesome. C'mon, who doesn't like messing around with walkie-talkies anyway? . We'll be broadcasting on channel 8.

      Snacks and Drinks.
      Have some Redbull, coffee, soy milk, or whatever keeps you up with you before heading out. Don't drink too much or you will be bursting at the seams if you know what I mean.

      No Racing!
      We cannot stress this enough. Since there will be a good amount of cars on the road, the last thing anyone needs is an accident. Respect your fellow cruisemates.

      This is a cruise designed to get together with old friends and make new ones. We hold camaraderie in high regard. We all stay together and more importantly, no one gets left behind.


      Roll Call
      Post up what you're driving, how many you're bringing, and where you're meeting us! You can also confirm your attendance on FB here: http://www.facebook.com/events/333242303397856/

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      Heyitsme2003 + 1 (imolalalalala)
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      Dandubz94 +1 (Audi coupe quattro)
      DownhillA4 (B6 A4)
      Kristokes (B7 A4) + MKV R32 friend
      09vdubgti ('09 VW GTI)
      jesters22
      ArrEss4 (B7 RS4) +1 & B7 A4 +2
      stickerchick163 (BMW )
      LA5YGLi (Helios mk2 1.8T)+ warmstew +1
      linehog (mk6 GTI)

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      Crispy222 (B5 Passat Variant) +1

      PA
      ModestGirl (v70) + mk2 +2
      the brit (Orchid Euro parts hauler)
      MattRad (scirocco)
      ImolaMonster

      VA
      MadChef95 (mkv RS Rabbit)
      The Yoda +2
      Last edited by eudorrra; 05-16-2012 at 12:00 AM. Reason: Updated info
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      04-13-2012 10:03 PM #2
      I've rolled with you guys for the past two years. Def a massive group filled with dope cars and good drivers...for the most part
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      04-13-2012 10:26 PM #3
      .: COOLWATER : Motorsport Chapter // I'm a loner, Dottie.. a rebel.
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      04-14-2012 09:09 AM #4
      Yep rolled down with them last year. Be more than happy to do so again!

    5. 04-15-2012 08:56 PM #5
      We have a cruise from Audizine leaving NJ Wednesday night around 9pm that i've had posted for about a week, but seeing this... think maybe we will stall and head with you guy's, safer and more fun!
      Euro is the new ricer scene...

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      04-15-2012 11:15 PM #6
      we've left around 1am the past couple of years.. it's worked out well for arriving on time for check-in
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    7. 04-16-2012 06:44 PM #7
      Yeah, not to worried about that considering we will be driving straight through which is what myself & some Audi/VW friends planned on doing; with the occasional gas stop of course. Any of you guy's plan on hitting the Tail of Dragon on the way down, From what I can see...adds just an hour to the trip.
      Euro is the new ricer scene...

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      04-16-2012 06:59 PM #8
      I think we travelled through part of it last year, we'll assess the route and see how lively people are after the last gas stop
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      04-17-2012 04:13 PM #9
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      04-19-2012 07:15 PM #10
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      04-22-2012 03:25 PM #11
      aw, next year??
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    12. 04-22-2012 09:05 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by DownhillA4 View Post
      . Any of you guy's plan on hitting the Tail of Dragon on the way down, From what I can see...adds just an hour to the trip.
      did this cruise last year in my mkv jetta cant wait to do it in my mk6 gti and im totally down to hit the dragon. was planning on hitting anyways either on the way down or the way back

    13. 04-23-2012 11:33 PM #13
      Good to hear. Looking forward to Wednesday, May 16th.
      Euro is the new ricer scene...

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      04-24-2012 09:11 AM #14
      i might be down im in Allentown right off 78 so if you dont mind picking up a few more...

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      04-24-2012 09:26 AM #15
      That wouldn't be an issue. What we can do is confirm where other drivers will be linking up with the cruise. We can then post the locations and ETA so people know when to stand by and merge in when the cruise passes.

      I am currently looking for a good way for the cruise to be tracked through an app like Google Latitude or GPS tracker. That way, you could see where we are in real time.

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      04-24-2012 09:45 AM #16
      I remember last year you guys stopped in Harrisonburg, VA, and I see you'll be passing through there again. Around what time would you be heading through?
      Last edited by MadChef95; 04-24-2012 at 10:36 AM.

    17. 04-24-2012 10:12 AM #17
      ya my friend from alexandria VA is meeting up on the way down if you guys wanna organize a meetup point to join the cruise i think that would really help make joining up easier

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      04-24-2012 05:53 PM #18
      I think we shall be joining you guys again this year

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      04-24-2012 07:58 PM #19
      I think ill roll with u guys....ill probably catch u guys on 81 in the harrisburg/carlisle, pa area....id like to get one of ur guys number so I can get a call ahead eta of my area
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      04-24-2012 10:59 PM #20
      We are going to hash those plans out this weekend and will post the details in the first post. Perhaps mapping out each gas stop will help everyone out. That way, other drivers can link up with us at their closest rally point.


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      04-25-2012 04:23 PM #21
      Aweosme....yea def atleast every 270-300 max mileage...my R doesn't get the best mpgs...hahaha
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      04-25-2012 05:29 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by bsA41.8T View Post
      Aweosme....yea def atleast every 270-300 max mileage...my R doesn't get the best mpgs...hahaha
      Most people's cars don't. Last year, I believe the gas stops were every 200 miles. Since people have different mods and pee break needs, this seemed to be a happy medium for all (except the non-girlfriend-having camels driving stock cars of course).

    23. 04-26-2012 06:07 PM #23
      Have an estimated number for amount of people traveling together so far?
      Euro is the new ricer scene...

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      04-27-2012 01:56 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by DownhillA4 View Post
      Have an estimated number for amount of people traveling together so far?
      Id like to know this too! Head count!!!

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      04-27-2012 01:57 PM #25
      its funny when you talk about head anything.

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      04-29-2012 10:45 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by RafCarre12 View Post
      its funny when you talk about head anything.
      raf.. lol

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      04-30-2012 06:46 PM #27
      Okay, I know there are more people coming (from whatever leg of the trip) than have joined the FB group soooo it's time for a roll call!!

      Let's organize it by state so you can get an idea of who's showing up at what meetup spot (gas spots TBD ASAP), so post up a pic of what you'll be bringing, with how many people, and from where!

      I'll start...

      Eudorrra from NJ, driving myself this year lmao. My car is not together yet, but at least the inside will still look the same:
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      Attending duh
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      04-30-2012 07:25 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by Dandubz94 View Post
      Attending duh
      + 1 with the Audi Coupe in the billiard room?!
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      04-30-2012 08:13 PM #30
      Madchef95 from VA, rolling solo. No one else from the Hampton/VA beach area seems to be going.

      The stock rabbit that rolled down last year....

      No longer stock...

    31. 04-30-2012 09:43 PM #31
      NJ Stop...

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      Kristokes- B7 A4 + MKV R32 friend.
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      04-30-2012 11:37 PM #32
      First post has been edited and now includes:

      List of gas stops and estimated times of arrival.
      Downloadable PDF with route and stops included.
      A few extra instructions for mini-cruise leaders.

      .: COOLWATER : Motorsport Chapter // I'm a loner, Dottie.. a rebel.
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      05-01-2012 10:22 PM #33
      Updated the route & PDF directions, huge thanks to dceola for the inside info!
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      05-02-2012 11:43 PM #34
      I may be able to join the Cruise near the PA/MD border, driving the big blue Orchid van. It only cruises at 80mph comfortably, but gets 600 miles per tank

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      05-03-2012 07:19 AM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      I may be able to join the Cruise near the PA/MD border, driving the big blue Orchid van. It only cruises at 80mph comfortably, but gets 600 miles per tank

      At least we will have a rolling store in case people break something along the way.

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