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Author Topic: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM  (Read 94326 times)

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #50 on: February 11, 2014, 11:05:33 PM »

The US 66 stub is on my list already.

Does anyone know where the St. Louis CITY courthouse is? I can't seem to find it on a map. (I assume it has a courthouse, since it's an independent city.)
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #51 on: February 13, 2014, 04:17:56 PM »

This meet falls at the end of my spring break week, so I could be a possible depending on how feasible it is to get there from the UP of Michigan and a few other things.

I'm going, and I plan on driving through Wisconsin and Illinois, so I could be your ride! I'm leaving Friday at 10 am and returning Sunday evening. However, you'd have to put up with my clinching of counties that lie between I-39 and I-43, and I was planning on crashing at a friend's apartment in DeKalb on Friday night, so we'd have to find new lodging.

But it'd be great to have you at another meet, and I could use a car companion, so I am willing to make this work if you are.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #52 on: February 13, 2014, 04:40:41 PM »

So, I am going to this. If you need to add me to the list of RSVPs, please do so. Thanks!
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #53 on: February 15, 2014, 11:55:23 PM »

I'm negotiating this on the domestic front. It's an event I would like to make, and would give me the opportunity to extend or complete U.S. highway clinches.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #54 on: February 16, 2014, 03:38:35 AM »

Forget NYC.  This is the true national meet.  All of the big players will be there, from all different parts of the country.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #55 on: February 16, 2014, 01:31:49 PM »

Sounds like this is gearing up to be quite the party!

Unfortunately I have family-related obligations the weekend of the 15th so this is completely off the table for me.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #56 on: February 16, 2014, 02:34:22 PM »

Forget NYC.  This is the true national meet.  All of the big players will be there, from all different parts of the country.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #57 on: February 16, 2014, 03:42:56 PM »

Forget NYC.  This is the true national meet.  All of the big players will be there, from all different parts of the country.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #58 on: February 19, 2014, 10:38:14 AM »

Updated the tentative plans of the meet as of 2/18 - projected attendance numbers will be in the 20s based from the current RSVP and the number of undecided people out there.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #59 on: February 19, 2014, 10:50:14 AM »

Updated the tentative plans of the meet as of 2/18 - projected attendance numbers will be in the 20s based from the current RSVP and the number of undecided people out there.

That's a pretty decent-sized crowd.  :-o  It's nice to see.  :cool:
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #60 on: February 19, 2014, 11:18:53 AM »

Updated the tentative plans of the meet as of 2/18 - projected attendance numbers will be in the 20s based from the current RSVP and the number of undecided people out there.

That's a pretty decent-sized crowd.  :-o  It's nice to see.  :cool:

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #61 on: February 19, 2014, 07:51:52 PM »

Heck yay!! Can't wait to see everyone again! :-)
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #62 on: February 20, 2014, 01:50:32 PM »

Still doubtful for this one. I'm still leaning toward the Hampton Roads/Delmarva "twofer" as my other meet besides Tennessee.

Mostly because I-64 west of Louisville is such a boring drive.  :sleep:
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #63 on: February 20, 2014, 03:59:10 PM »

Still doubtful for this one. I'm still leaning toward the Hampton Roads/Delmarva "twofer" as my other meet besides Tennessee.

Mostly because I-64 west of Louisville is such a boring drive.  :sleep:

I'll likely still be in Mississippi that weekend. :(

I'd love to have a copy of the itinerary, though. Maybe this Summer I can drive up and have a look.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #64 on: February 20, 2014, 07:08:33 PM »

The main part of the itinerary is a trip up IL 100 and across a ferry, then some downtown exploring and the new bridge.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #65 on: February 20, 2014, 08:03:56 PM »

Still doubtful for this one. I'm still leaning toward the Hampton Roads/Delmarva "twofer" as my other meet besides Tennessee.

Mostly because I-64 west of Louisville is such a boring drive.  :sleep:

I'll likely still be in Mississippi that weekend. :(

I'd love to have a copy of the itinerary, though. Maybe this Summer I can drive up and have a look.

I think the itinerary is posted on the Facebook meet page.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #66 on: February 20, 2014, 10:22:33 PM »

The main part of the itinerary is a trip up IL 100 and across a ferry, then some downtown exploring and the new bridge.

If I'm looking at the right itinerary, it notes the ferry might be closed on that date, so there might be a plan B that omits the ferry.

If it's the Brussels Ferry, I've been on that free ferry, as well as the private toll ferry crossing the river from Missouri, both after the 2008 St. Louis road meet.  But I didn't drive the part of IL 100 south/east of the ferry.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #67 on: February 20, 2014, 10:51:54 PM »

The main part of the itinerary is a trip up IL 100 and across a ferry, then some downtown exploring and the new bridge.

There's a couple of ferries across the Illinois River there, as well as the ferries across the Mississippi River.  I took the Kampsville Ferry (IL-108) several years ago as well as across the lift bridge at Hardin.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #68 on: February 20, 2014, 11:04:24 PM »

The main part of the itinerary is a trip up IL 100 and across a ferry, then some downtown exploring and the new bridge.

If I'm looking at the right itinerary, it notes the ferry might be closed on that date, so there might be a plan B that omits the ferry.

If it's the Brussels Ferry, I've been on that free ferry, as well as the private toll ferry crossing the river from Missouri, both after the 2008 St. Louis road meet.  But I didn't drive the part of IL 100 south/east of the ferry.
It is indeed the Brussels Ferry, which appears to be operational. Assuming we make it up that far, it can be a gametime decision, since it's either there or it's not and we'll be on the river road right next to it.

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #69 on: February 21, 2014, 09:08:33 AM »

We should have plenty of time to make the ferry as long as we don't lollygag around too much at the restaurant. 
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #70 on: February 21, 2014, 11:39:38 AM »

'Lollygag' is a funny word.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #71 on: February 21, 2014, 01:49:05 PM »

We should have plenty of time to make the ferry as long as we don't lollygag around too much at the restaurant.

With a crowd as big as is expected, that will be a bit of an accomplishment. Paying (although since it's catered, it'll probably be a set amount for everyone), making sure everyone uses the facilities before departure and organizing the caravan and determining who's driving and who's riding with whom can be a chore sometimes.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #72 on: February 21, 2014, 04:59:48 PM »

making sure everyone uses the facilities before departure
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #73 on: February 21, 2014, 06:08:20 PM »

making sure everyone uses the facilities before departure
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #74 on: February 21, 2014, 06:23:16 PM »

making sure everyone uses the facilities before departure
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