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Re: Where's the old R65 flag?
Reply #75 - 12/24/17 at 15:33:31
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Any chance the flag may make it to Des Moines Iowa this summer (winter in Aus) for MOA national rally
  

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Reply #76 - 12/30/17 at 00:07:09
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Yep for sure Mrclubike, I've been holding onto the flag in the hope they'll finish doing roadworks outside the tunnel entrance so I could get a photo riding by with the flag, but it's still a worksite and I've been holding onto the flag for too long, sorry!

Where shall I send the flag to next?

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Reply #77 - 02/08/18 at 03:25:11
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Shall I send the R65 flag to you Mrclubike?
Unless someone who wants to sign it in the Southern Hemisphere pipes up I think it'd be best for it to head north.
  

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Re: Where's the old R65 flag?
Reply #78 - 02/08/18 at 15:14:09
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Hey Dan, we have a few months before the rally that Mrclubike spoke of.  Middle of July.  Hopefully they will finish work on the tunnel before then?

http://www.bmwmoa.org/news/344127/Des-Moines-is-the-Winner-for-2018.htm
  
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Reply #79 - 02/18/18 at 00:12:25
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Hey guys, look what I just found.
I'm not sure where it came from, but I was cleaning up my old Photobucket account, and there it was. Sue on the left, SCJJ John on the right, and I'm not sure about the 2 guys in the middle. It's tagged R65 group '09, which was after Aida created the flag and some of us met and signed it in '08. No clue where this was taken, or by whom!
  

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Re: Where's the old R65 flag?
Reply #80 - 02/18/18 at 11:15:22
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I think the second person from the left, is Semper Gumby .
  

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Reply #81 - 02/18/18 at 18:40:17
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Hmm, I'm not sure if that's Semper, aka Bill Gould, or not. He's a tall guy, but lanky, and this fellow looks a little heavier; when I bumped into Semper at a Moto Guzzi rally 2-3 years ago he looked about the same as in '08.
Btw, I think I've managed to restore most of my original photos at the beginning of this thread. Still looking for ways to defeat the evildoers at Photobucket.
Here's the 1st pic that started all this, with Semper being the tall guy in the red hat. We were all mere children!
  

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Re: Where's the old R65 flag?
Reply #82 - 02/19/18 at 15:53:24
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Okay, the mystery has been solved, by our very own Ms Buck (Aida). She writes on Facebook,
"2009 BMW MOA National Rally in Johnson City, TN
A few of the R65ers gathered in Johnson City including (left to right) SueCanada (Sue), nhmaf (Mike), R65Guy (Neil), and SCJJR65 (John)."
  

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00 Guzzi Jackal, 89 Guzzi Mille GT
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