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MID-O 2018 DATES #723646
01/29/18 1:59 pm
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Looks like the dates for Mid-Ohio vintage days are July 6-8!

https://www.amavintagemotorcycledays.com/

Discounted tickets available through January 31.

https://fs4.formsite.com/AMARacing/form76/index.html


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #723806
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General admission ticket is bought, campings spaces too!

And from talking to Brian, dinner at HH Wednesday before is on as well,

VMD will be here sooner than you think.


Life is too short to drink cheap, bad beer.
Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #724046
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Like Kermit the Frog says?


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: No Name Man] #724078
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Originally Posted by No Name Man
Like Kermit the Frog says?


"It ain't easy being green?"

What does that mean regarding MidOhio ... ?


I stopped believing for a little while this morning. Journey is really going to be upset.
Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #724104
02/03/18 12:29 am
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"Time's fun when yer havin' flies"


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #732986
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Two spots paid for in the swap meet, one for me & one for the Northern Ohio Norton Owners smile

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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: 57nortonmodel77] #733014
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My ticket and camping passes arrived this week!


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #733702
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Anybody else going???


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #733705
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RT ordered tickets. Likely Ray will be there as well. And of course Ed. Who can forget Ed?

We may have a mystery visitor, depending on how things work out. Won't know until we are closer to VMD.

I am still planning on seeing some of you mutts Wednesday, July 4 for the kick off dinner. No excuses.

And for those of you who plan on being in New Phila on the 4th, maybe inquire about rooms soon, hotels are tight again on room availability due to the local economy.


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #737849
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I would like to go this year, my first time.. I'm interested in the swap meet.....What's the deal ?I have to buy a pass? Need to have a camping spot to stay one night? Sleep in my truck? Or??? thanks


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: Hillbilly bike] #737851
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A pass is the best deal. If you are an AMA member, there is still some time to get passes at member prices, thought that ends soon.

If you want to camp, yes, you need a camping pass. If you can stand us, we will likely have a place saved in our little "compound" to camp. We will have shelter from the sun and monsoon rains (you get both, sometimes at the same time at Mid Ohio eek ), BS by the bucket full, and even more BS.

Bring comfortable shoes for the swap meet, a lot of walking. A pit bike is nice to get around, but the track can be a bit prickly about unlicensed bikes with no lights. So if you have a pit bike, make sure it has semi working lights and a plate. You likely can't afford to rent one of the golf carts there.

There is a vintage flat track run by the Steve Nace organization Saturday night in Ashland OH. We generally ride to Ashland. Nace knows how to run a race. There is some of what passes for vintage road racing as well. The off road stuff is pretty well attended and is held on site at Mid Ohio.


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: Rich B] #737853
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Originally Posted by Rich B
A pass is the best deal. If you are an AMA member, there is still some time to get passes at member prices, thought that ends soon.

If you want to camp, yes, you need a camping pass. If you can stand us, we will likely have a place saved in our little "compound" to camp. We will have shelter from the sun and monsoon rains (you get both, sometimes at the same time at Mid Ohio eek ), BS by the bucket full, and even more BS.

Bring comfortable shoes for the swap meet, a lot of walking. A pit bike is nice to get around, but the track can be a bit prickly about unlicensed bikes with no lights. So if you have a pit bike, make sure it has semi working lights and a plate. You likely can't afford to rent one of the golf carts there.

There is a vintage flat track run by the Steve Nace organization Saturday night in Ashland OH. We generally ride to Ashland. Nace knows how to run a race. There is some of what passes for vintage road racing as well. The off road stuff is pretty well attended and is held on site at Mid Ohio.


I can stand anyone, the question is can you stand me.....How will I know where your compound is? Do I drive in ? Walking is no problem for me..


I ride dinosaurs....
Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #737863
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When you go through the campground gate go right towards the tree line, you'll find them.


When given the choice between two evils I picked the one I haven't tried before
Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: Hillbilly bike] #737870
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As shel said, drive into the general camping area and take first road to the right past the "camping office". We will be at the end, lately on the LH side of the road. Some large white canopies with colorful tarps hanging off the sides. May also be a large police presence eek

When it gets closer to VMD, I will give you contact info so you can call us if needed.


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: Rich B] #737872
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Thanks guys! Tony


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #737968
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If yer bringing a street bike it's pretty convenient to ride up to the swap area. I believe they allow parking on the median strip again. If you have a BSA you can park at the OVBSAOC compound. I think you are a Triumph guy though. Not that I mind or anything...


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #738403
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I am going to try to swing over for the swap meet for allstate parts. Any guess as to when is the best day to go? (Thinking Friday)


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: Geoff] #738444
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Friday would likely be the best day. Saturday tends to be more crowded, Sunday is largely get out Dodge day.

Stop by the campground and say hello at some point.

thumbsup

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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #738709
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So let's say I show up with $3500 in my pocket.. What are my odds of finding a reasonably complete and possible running British 650 twin with legitimate title/transferable registration? A friend who has been a seller at Mid Ohio for 10 years but not in the last 5 years says it's primarily a Japanese and oddball bike swap meet...


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #738718
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There is always plenty of British stuff. Your odds are pretty darn good.

Ed from NJ

Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #739692
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11 days.....I'll be headed out to MO2018. Prius Camping. AKA: homeless..... smile let the insults begin!

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So Mike, you heading out Wednesday in the Prius? If so, we are meeting for dinner Wednesday evening in New Phila. Don’t think they shoot Prius drivers on Wednesday in New Phila laughing . Think they save that for the weekend......


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Re: MID-O 2018 DATES [Re: royaloilfield] #739861
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I'm glad they take some days off not to beat random Pri-I.uses? ?? anyway, thanks for the invite, but i'm headed out from NJ Thurs. AM. arrival will be somewhere between 1 and 4 pm. Ed. usually beats me there by a few hours and has the Base Camp established, cigar in hand and a cocktail at the ready....... I expect nothing different this year. Hoping for good weather. the last few have been alittle "damp".

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Well, Brian and Ed should be on the road headed west. Bill........is doing something laughing not sure what.

Kickoff dinner tonite. Looking forward to seeing friends again.

Forecast is for less heat this weekend.....thankfully.....been a bit brutal the last few days here.

Hope to see everyone this weekend!


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Originally Posted by Rich B

Hope to see everyone this weekend!


See you guys Friday morning somewhere at MidOhio .....

Lannis


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