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    Romney Camp-n-Ride event will be May 5-7, 2023 in Romney WV
    on: January 10, 2023, 01:28:16 pm
    January 10, 2023, 01:28:16 pm
    Camp-n-Ride details can be found below and you all are invited.

    Romney Cycles of course is a Triumph dealer and will be giving demo rides. Friday and Saturday - Ride the Tigers!!! ...and whatever else Triumph puts on their demo truck.
    Romney is selling Triumphs at Romney prices. They've been a multi line dealer for years and are usually one of the highest volume dealers in the nation. They can't advertise at less than list because of Triumph rules, but there's a reason so many people fly into Dulles to get picked up and then ride home on a new bike.

    For anyone new to the Camp N Ride, you're in for a treat. It's basically a gathering of Adventure riders from across the US and Canada. It's a low pressure, relaxed atmosphere with some of the friendliest and most charitable people who have ever strapped on a helmet. The riding is anything you want. You can pick from scenic pavement, outstanding twisty roads, easy fire roads, muddy, sloppy stuff, to water crossings. There's even a BDR (MABDR) just a few miles out of town. Whatever you like to ride, it's available to you at Romney.

    This event is totally free of charge and as always is 100% sponsored by Romney Cycles. Romney is unquestionably one of the most unique and rider friendly dealers you'll ever experience. The return of the Camp N Ride for 2023 is all due to the dealership's owner, Kevin Carr. Kevin had such positive feelings about the riders who have attended in the past, several of whom still stop in to say hello while riding through the area, that he wanted to do it again. Even today, those who attend this event are remembered for the good impression they left in their wake.






    CHARITY

    Romney is proud to continue supporting the community with this event. Over the years our Camp N Ride riders have contributed over $13,850 to charity. Once again Romney Cycles has selected The Potomac Center as the charity for 2023. The Potomac Center has a long history of providing residential assistance and support to both children and adults with developmental disabilities as they learn the skills needed to live successful lives.

    https://www.potomaccenter.com/about-us

    If you were here for the last event when the kids came over to sit on the bikes, we have no doubt you remember that day and how it made you feel.



    HOTELS FOR THE NON-CAMPERS:

    Koolwink - riders love this place, it will likely sell out for this event.
    https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-s1-g59487-d266864-Reviews-Koolwink_Motel-Romney_West_Virginia.html
    South Branch Inn - also popular
    https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-s1-g59487-d736903-Reviews-South_Branch_Inn_Romney-Romney_West_Virginia.html

    Romney will provide free camping on their expansive grounds. They will have port-a-potties on site by Thursday, May 4th. The showers will go up after COB on Friday, May 5th.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: If you arrive to camp on May 4th, please let the dealership know you're there so they do not lock you behind their gate.

    FOOD

    On site food will be provided by the Ruritan Club. Anticipated schedule (may change):
    Friday - arrive by 11:00am - 6:30pm.
    Saturday - Breakfast, lunch, dinner - through 6:30pm.
    They are a community organization and our best estimated headcount will be helpful for them to plan a Saturday dinner. I heard possibly a chicken dinner Saturday night (maybe...but not locked in yet).

    IMPORTANT NOTE: We are not planning to have the dealership pay the Saturday evening meal. They do enough already. I'm sure the Ruritan Club views this as one of their fund raisers. Do what you will with that information.

    ROUTES INFO

    Several volunteers have put together formatted PDF route sheets and GPX (GPS) files from previous year's rides and a few brand new ones as well. We think there's at least one route for every rider on just about every bike wishing to experience West Virginia's fantastic asphalt, gravel and/or dirt.
    You will need a free Dropbox account to see the downloads.
    (Thanks, Rudderfeet)

    DOOR PRIZES

    Yes, Saturday evening.

    TRAINING

    No promises yet but we are looking into again having a pro teach a basic course for ADV riding on big adventure bikes for a pretty reasonable fee. (iirc around $100) This has been well attended every time we've done it and everybody felt they got their money's worth.

    HEADCOUNT:

    Combining those on the forums for StromTroopers, ADVRider, and YamahaSuperTenere, the last I counted we were somewhere over 60 already at the beginning of January.
     
    For planning purposes it would be appreciated if folks say whether they are "in" or "tentative."

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    MABDR PROXIMITY:
    Last Edit: January 11, 2023, 10:01:53 pm by Checkswrecks

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    Re: Romney Camp-n-Ride event will be May 5-7, 2023 in Romney WV
    Reply #1 on: January 10, 2023, 02:22:31 pm
    January 10, 2023, 02:22:31 pm
    Sounds awesome.  I have it on my calendar.
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    Re: Romney Camp-n-Ride event will be May 5-7, 2023 in Romney WV
    Reply #2 on: January 10, 2023, 02:46:24 pm
    January 10, 2023, 02:46:24 pm
    First of all, :400: aboard Checkswrecks. The Camp N Ride sounds like a great time and the charity event is an excellent way to give towards the community. Thanks for sharing. :028:
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    Re: Romney Camp-n-Ride event will be May 5-7, 2023 in Romney WV
    Reply #3 on: January 11, 2023, 04:20:55 pm
    January 11, 2023, 04:20:55 pm
    fwiw - We have folks coming from as far away as Canada, the Rockies, Texas, and Florida. Definitely Iowa!
    We have people arrive earlier in the week just to enjoy all that WV and the area has to offer.

     



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