For almost every year previous that we did it with permits I was the one who handled all the legal work and coordinated with the mayor's office. In years before permits the show was too small to need one, and this year I turned over the mantle to someone else (who I kept in contact with and helped through the process a little, though she was super competent). I forget if this is our 7th year or our 8th but either way been doing this for a long time. It used to be a VJMC sponsored event as I was the VJMC rep for NY but since the VJMC cannot figure out how to organzie a dirt road much less a club I resigned and therefore no VJMC collaboration. Basically the vintage motorcycle community throws the party but the major players are Works engineering, Peak Point, NYCVinmoto, Motorgrrl, etc... Although I got a little credit for being part of it, I literally did almost no work to help out this year. If you know me and my tendency to over-volunteer myself at great risk to my personal life this is an amazing feat.quote:Originally posted by Emit R Detsaw
Walter Wolf, yes. The Rothmans is def. an "owner's rendition".
Good to know about the differences between a C110 and S65. I'm not really up on my old Honda lore like I am with Yamahas.
Who(m) put the event on? Lotsa permits and shit to be a "legal assembly", or was it just a WOM "Meet here and we'll eat pie and drink beer" kind of thing?
Hey I wasn't driving... And I never got to see the famous Geeto garage.quote:Originally posted by Geeto67
Yeah I know I own unreliable bikes......
.....still who makes a big deal about following me to my garage and then doesn't and leaves me sitting on the corner like an asshole waiting for him.
Jim, getting in was a breeze compared to getting out. I only waited in traffic for an hour getting into the tunnel. I waited in traffic for 2 1/2 getting back through. I left the show at 5:30 and didn't get back to wilmington until 10:15.quote:Originally posted by Diamondj
I thought when they were doing the trophies and wrapping up they mentioned it was their ninth year and next year would mark a decade for the show.
It was a good time but based on Mickey's experience getting in, I was glad I took the train and subway to get there - even if it was midnight before I got home due to our post show escapades....
And now you know why I take the train in. When we're in a hurry - I'll drive to Secaucus junction and the train is a single stop into Penn. On the weekends, it's $7 to park all day and $4 an adult each way on the train. A $10 subway card and if I plan my stops well through hop-stop, I'm good for the day. Really the cheapest and easiest way to get in or out of the city unless you absolutely have to drive in....quote:Originally posted by mickey356
Jim, getting in was a breeze compared to getting out. I only waited in traffic for an hour getting into the tunnel. I waited in traffic for 2 1/2 getting back through. I left the show at 5:30 and didn't get back to wilmington until 10:15.
And now knowing I could have just stayed until later and seen the "Geeto Archives" pisses me off even more!!!!
yes it was white cb77, from George DeCamp (sp) was a very nice bike, good runner.. the Neil Fonger bike is the cb72 sitting here waiting to be done...but the Metralla is in front of it..and the red 160.