Minutes 2014 July 5

BMW Riders of Southern Maine July 2014 Meeting Minutes

With 24 members in attendance, President Tom Gerken brought the meeting to order for July 12, 2014.

Mark your calendars…

  • July 18, 19 & 29 2014 – Speed Time Trials at the former Loring Air Force base Limestone, ME.
  • July 19, 2014 – Bob Baer’s antique car collection open for viewing Paris Hill, $10.00 admission to go to local library. This is a once a year event.
  • July 24-27, 2014 – 15th annual Northeast European Motorcycle Rally FMI; http://sites.google.com/site/nemrally
  • July 26 – Dave Percival of Andover, ME will open his collection of BMW’s for viewing;
    • See Northeast European Motorcycle Rally web site for details and time.
  • July 24-27, 2014 – 2014 International MOA Rally – St. Paul, Minnesota
  • August 2, 2014 – BMWRSM monthly meeting Egg & I, 183 Route 1 Scarborough, ME
    • Please note; there will be no; agenda, business or discussions of world domination discussed at this meeting. No pressure here…
  • August 29 – September 1, 2014 – Finger lakes Rally – Watkins Glenn New York Rumor has it this may be the last due to decreasing attendance.
  • August 30-31, 2014 – Owl’s Head Transportation Museum Bike Weekend.
  • September 2, 2014 – BMWRSM monthly meeting Fair Grounds Café, Topsham, ME


  • Millie is home from the hospital; however Paul requests emails, no phone calls please.
  • MOA Rally – Tom G. along with several other members will be there rather than here for the August meeting. He will be attending leadership workshops to bring back ideas for the club.
  • There will be no ride to Helen’s in Machias this summer.
  • Seat time:
  • July 18, 2014 – Departure date for intrepid group going to the Speed time trials at the former Loring AFB, Limestone, ME.
  • July 27, 2014 – Ride to see Dave Percival’s BMW collection in Andover, ME. Check web site for departure time and location.

Secretary’s Report

  • Minutes from June’s meeting are on the web site and copies were provided for review prior to the meeting. Motioned and seconded with a vote of approval from the membership.

Treasurer’s Report

  • Irene reported the club financial status; whereupon, a motion was made and seconded by and approved by the membership;

Membership Report

  • Club information cards have been distributed to Whitehorse, Reynolds, Max’s and Woody’s

Old Business

  • Augusts’ meeting will be held at the Egg & I in Scarborough. It will be a social gathering.

Motion to Adjourn

  •  A motion to adjourn was made and seconded.

Until Next Time,

Respectfully submitted Sandy Peabody