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Poll

Choose your favorite meet dates.

Saturday, September 16
- 5 (9.4%)
Saturday, September 23
- 13 (24.5%)
Saturday, September 30
- 6 (11.3%)
Saturday, October 14
- 10 (18.9%)
Saturday, October 21
- 13 (24.5%)
Saturday, October 28
- 6 (11.3%)

Total Members Voted: 19

Voting closed: June 23, 2023, 11:59:09 AM


Author Topic: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023  (Read 3980 times)

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Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« on: March 25, 2023, 11:59:09 AM »

This fall, my next road meet will check out bridges, freeways, and other road sights in this surprisingly scenic region of central Illinois.



Here's a map of the attractions we'll be seeing.

We'll begin with lunch at 11:30 at Steak 'n Shake in East Peoria, and start the meet at the nearby East Peoria River Front Park around 12:30.

RSVP in the Facebook event or just let me know you're attending here.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2023, 09:17:32 AM by Nikolai »
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: Fall 2023
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2023, 03:09:59 PM »

Nikolai, if you need any help with the Peoria meet, I've been down there for work a lot over the past decade and know quite a bit of the area.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: Fall 2023
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2023, 06:00:23 AM »

This one seems very unlikely for me to attend at this point.  I see myself as taking too much time off work, and I'd prefer to figure out how to get myself to Tom's Bakersfield Meet next Spring above this and even the mystery meet that should be announced any day.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: Fall 2023
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2023, 07:47:42 PM »

Since the poll has stabilized and October 21 is no longer a convenient date for me, I'm going to choose Saturday, September 23 for the Peoria road meet.

We'll start the tour off by meeting at 11:30 for lunch at Steak 'n Shake in East Peoria. A staple of central Illinois, this Steak 'n Shake location provides a view of Peoria's skyline and bridges.

I'll share our complete meet plans this summer.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2023, 10:35:16 PM »

Peoria is a little more than a month away! Here are all the details.

Here's a map of the attractions we'll be seeing.

We'll begin with lunch at 11:30 at Steak 'n Shake in East Peoria, and start the meet at the nearby East Peoria River Front Park around 12:30.

RSVP in the Facebook event or just let me know you're attending here.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2023, 07:18:08 AM »

Hope you all have a good meet, I will be in central PA that weekend for my annual fall toy show in Hershey.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2023, 07:33:47 PM »

Looking forward to the meet and exploring the Peoria area. Will be my first time driving in Illinois since moving back to Oklahoma.

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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2023, 10:13:20 AM »

I plan to be there. Get ready for more flashing yellow arrows than you ever thought you'd see in the state of Illinois!
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2023, 11:20:42 PM »

I plan to be there. Get ready for more flashing yellow arrows than you ever thought you'd see in the state of Illinois!

I swear District 4 is in love with the things.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2023, 12:44:03 PM »

Possible group photo location?? This article came up randomly on my facebook feed.
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/welcome-to-peoria-sign-beautifying-the-citys-south-entrance
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2023, 08:34:46 PM »

Possible group photo location?? This article came up randomly on my facebook feed.
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/welcome-to-peoria-sign-beautifying-the-citys-south-entrance

I'm planning for the group photo to be at the downtown riverfront, but that sign might be worth a drive by.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #11 on: September 21, 2023, 10:28:15 AM »

Possible group photo location?? This article came up randomly on my facebook feed.
https://www.centralillinoisproud.com/news/local-news/welcome-to-peoria-sign-beautifying-the-citys-south-entrance

I'm planning for the group photo to be at the downtown riverfront, but that sign might be worth a drive by.

I figured you already had a photo planned, but I thought I would throw out the suggestion as a shot in the dark.  I trust that you have a lot of great stuff planned.  :D

Because of my stupid dietary restrictions, I will have to get my food at the QDoba across the street. But I will try to sneak it over to the Steak n Shake, at least to the outdoor tables in front.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2023, 10:57:11 PM »

Our meet was full of sunshine and unique sights. Here's the group photo.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2023, 04:53:50 AM »

Our meet was full of sunshine and unique sights. Here's the group photo.
and flatness
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2023, 06:24:13 AM »

I really enjoyed this meet.  Thank you again for hosting, Nikolai!
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2023, 11:50:43 AM »

Our meet was full of sunshine and unique sights. Here's the group photo.
and flatness
and 😡 Oh wait, I didn't attend.

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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2023, 05:28:21 PM »

Our meet was full of sunshine and unique sights. Here's the group photo.
and flatness
and 😡 Oh wait, I didn't attend.
Neither did I  :-/ you all had way nicer weather then I did in central PA that day, good group pic  :nod:
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
« Reply #17 on: September 29, 2023, 05:34:21 PM »

Nice group photo. There are several faces that I don't recognize, however, I have heard of most of the names.

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« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2023, 08:34:37 PM »

Our meet was full of sunshine and unique sights. Here's the group photo.
and flatness

Illinois: the Kate Moss of states.
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Re: Peoria, Illinois road meet: September 23, 2023
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