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2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:59 pm

So far we have no firm dates or volunteers that I am aware of.

Please feel free to volunteer. I will update this post as they become confirmed.

January:

February:

March:

April: This one will be at my house, April 22nd.

May:

June: Tech Day at the Square Route Rally! Link (click here)

July:

August:

September:

October:

November:

December:

I have both the old and new GS911s, two Harmonizers (throttle body sync tools) and virtually any needed tool for any regular services and most repairs.

Tech days are great times to get those needed services done, repairs done, adding all kinds of farkles, and to learn how to do it yourself from experienced guys! OR, just show up and hang out. It is always fun to meet fellow riders, watch them work, talk, and sometimes tease them good naturedly.

Most tech days will have covered spaces, usually involving food, non-alcoholic drinks, and the tools needed. Some include the ability to change tires among other things.

Please join us!

Here Are a few shots from past tech days to give you an example of what we do:

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby bdimon » Mon Jan 09, 2017 4:21 pm

How much space would a host need in order to host a Tech Day? I would have to clean out my garage.
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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Mon Jan 09, 2017 8:12 pm

bdimon wrote:How much space would a host need in order to host a Tech Day? I would have to clean out my garage.

It really isn't that much. My garage is only 20X20, and though I have a fair bit of driveway, it is still not that large. I have hosted 45 bikes. Most tech days are under or around 15-20.

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:46 am

No volunteers?

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby mlytle » Tue Feb 28, 2017 8:47 pm

I don't have any real bike specific tools, but if you want to build a race car i can handle it. :-)

lots of driveway and a 36x30 shop. i may do a "bikes and coffee" event at some point this summer.

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Wed Mar 01, 2017 12:48 am

Perfect. Your space is much bigger than mine! Pick a day and we'll put it on the calendar.

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby ERC Scott » Thu Mar 02, 2017 10:58 am

Marshall -- Looks like a wonderful location for a tech event. So pick a day!!!

What years are your 2002 and M3 bimmers? We should talk sports cars some time. Scott
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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby stevebmw » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:06 pm

mlytle wrote:I don't have any real bike specific tools, but if you want to build a race car i can handle it. :-)


Nice looking 2002!
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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby mlytle » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:31 pm

ERC Scott wrote:Marshall -- Looks like a wonderful location for a tech event. So pick a day!!!

What years are your 2002 and M3 bimmers? We should talk sports cars some time. Scott


2002 is a mongrel. wolf in sheeps clothing track car. 75 shell with all the appropriate chrome exterior bits. underneath, complete custom race car. M3 engine, wilwood brakes, custom GC DA suspension, etc. an "M2". i use if when instructing track schools. for those that know..it does 1:25 laps at summit point main track

M3 is a 97. 4dr, 5spd. techno violet. owned it since it was new. mostly stock but gets the occasional track time.

spring is heavy with car track/race events, so bikes'n coffee will probably be mid summer.
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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby mlytle » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:33 pm

stevebmw wrote:
mlytle wrote:I don't have any real bike specific tools, but if you want to build a race car i can handle it. :-)


Nice looking 2002!


thanks Steve. thinking about driving it down to Morton's saturday morning when i bring my K75 wheels down for tires.
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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Tue May 16, 2017 5:43 pm

Still looking for volunteers. The weather is perfect for a Tech Day!

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:42 am

We are in need of volunteers to host a tech day.

The club will provide the GS911 and a laptop, as well as $50 for snacks.

Please step up. It is fun and rewarding, plus you get work done and meet cool people. Well, except for me. I am not very cool!

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:47 am

Still no volunteers. We really could use a mid summer tech day!

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby Woody » Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:34 am

I would be glad to host any weekend in July or last two weekends in August. Live on a cul de sac we could take over in Vienna VA just off 66 and Blake Lane.

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Re: 2017 Tech Days!

Postby JimVonBaden » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:17 pm

Woody wrote:I would be glad to host any weekend in July or last two weekends in August. Live on a cul de sac we could take over in Vienna VA just off 66 and Blake Lane.

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Thanks Woody, I'll send you a private message.

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