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Rich B #887909 08/09/22 8:51 pm
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My brother and I were in a RV parked right up against the fence about mid way up the main drag. It was near impossible to cross over to the swap meet area as the almost solid stream of bikes minibikes,cars trucks even a lawnmower wizzing by. The median where there were no parking signs was packed full of bikes. By late Sunday afternoon the swap meet area was near empty, lots of goodies left behind as people didn't want to haul stuff that didn't sell back home. I think the rain Saturday cut into the swap meet sales quite a bit. I brought home a couple of windshields and mufflers that were left behind.
Lots of wheelie experts on the main drag too.

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Larry's post was interesting to me. Years ago, I used to drive out with Mike A. He liked to book out first thing Sunday morning, which the AMA frowned on for vendors. I decided I would drive out myself, and stay till the bitter end and look to see what treasures vendors left behind. There was not a single nut or bolt. By 4:30 it was as if there had never been a swap meet (other than beer cans and food wrappers at the garbage cans). There was nothing! I tried again the following year. Same thing. All of this was probably 15 years ago or more. Now Mike and I still travel separately, but for different reasons. This year I left around 2:30. I no longer stick around. Of course, the whole thing is different now. Years ago, the swap meet was where things were happening at night and the campgrounds were pretty quiet. That certainly is not the case anymore!

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Crazy>>> Someone left a perfectly good Honda VTR 250 carcass by the trash can!!


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Crazy>>> Someone left a perfectly good Honda VTR 250 carcass by the trash can!!

I don't know ... the words "perfectly good carcass" don't usually go together so well .... !

Lannis


Starting today, customers will be requred to unload the semis at the back of Wal-Mart, in addition to their self-checkout duties.
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I suppose it depends on which part of the country your from!


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Sounds more like the Hawg Wild rallies which are so popular around here. I'm glad that the gas prices kept me home.
I might be interested if we could come up with a group of vendor spaces and camp there.
I hope that Barber never descends to that level, though I do enjoy the late slow races in the B lot. laugh


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