2nd Annual BMW Club Veteran Riders International Campout

Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:14 pm by vetbmwrider

April 26-27 2013
Come join camaraderie of the 2nd Annual BMW Club Veteran Riders International Campout on Perdido Bay at the KOA campground, 116650 CR 99 Lillian AL 36549. Tent camping is $32 a night plus tax (mention the code Veteran Riders get one night free tent camping only) to reserve your camping space call (251)961-1717 to make your reservations other amenities regular rate. There will …

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1st BMW Club Veterans Riders Campout Overview

Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:11 am by vetbmwrider

1st BMW Club Veterans Riders Campout Overview
On Friday the weather report did not look promising for those who were riding to the campout, rain was on the news report. For those individuals that were able to arrive on that day and braved the storms that flared up in the surrounding area, upon the arrival they were met by the friendly park staff of Historic Blakeley State Park who caused his own …

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Post by Warthog on Sun Jan 11, 2009 10:49 pm

Just got back from the Pike Peak BMW Riders event today. It was one of those odd ones and I almost did not go. The weather was chilly but I wanted to try out my new tour master electric jacket liner - it worked great - and it was a good excuse to get out of the house.

The destination was a place near the west gate of Fort Carson on Highway 115 called the the May Museum of Natural History. You can't miss it there is a giant beetle at the entrance. I had driven past it numerous times and never thought about stopping as it looked like one of those typical tourist traps that you would expect to would expect to find along the road in the 1950's.

I must admit that I was pleasantly surprise because even thought the facilities are old the collection was quite impressive. The museum has about 8,00 specimens on display but the collection has over 100,000. Many of the specimens were collected in the early 1900s - 1940's. In the late 1940s the Mays moved to Colorado Springs and shortly there after built a museum to display their collections on their ranch 9 miles southwest of Colorado Springs, CO.

For more info visit: May Museum

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