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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #50 on: July 30, 2021, 18:41:21 »
I sent my car to Maine for a visit with Gernold to check things over before I ship the car to Europe for the big event.  Good thing I did, as my driveshaft flex disk was shredded, my brake reservoir caps were cracked and a mouse had built a nest in my air intake.  The biggest issue was the flex disk.  This would have surely failed in Europe which would have been a real problem.

I almost did not go through the extra effort to have the car checked.  I hope my "near-miss" spurs others to send their car in for a check-over before the event starts.

Looking forward to seeing everyone in September and thanks again to our organizers (Rick, Peter, and team) for putting on another amazing event.
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #51 on: July 30, 2021, 21:15:02 »
Looking forward to seeing you. And I’m sure the Austrians are delighted you’re not importing mice
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #52 on: August 01, 2021, 07:33:59 »
Here's the definitive website for following the weather in Seefeld:

https://www.bergfex.com/sommer/seefeld-tirol/wetter/

All I can say is, right now I'm glad we're in sunny Portugal!
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #53 on: August 01, 2021, 11:02:42 »
Tom, good advice! I took my 230 to my expert mechanic Nico a few weeks ago for a pre-trip checkup. New oil, changed the brake fluid (don't want to mess with faulty brakes on those mountain twisties), and everything checked out fine. Just good to have that peace of mind. Glad you did the same and averted potential disaster.

I'll be bringing my oldest daughter, Hailey, along for this trip. She just graduated from university and is excited to return to Europe and see Austria. Reminded me of when you brought your girls along for these trips several years ago. Looking forward to the ride!

Brian
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #54 on: August 01, 2021, 16:54:01 »
Brian,

Look forward to seeing you again in Europe. My daughter will also be coming (Mary Catherine) after a few years of absence. Will be fun.

Best,

Tom
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #55 on: September 08, 2021, 12:40:16 »
Dear Attendees,

our EURO PAGODA  EVENT 2021 is just around the corner and we are all excited about it.

Rick an me did our best to organize a nice getting together after this pandemic times.


As you know our goal is SEEFELD IN AUSTRIA from the 23.9-26.9.21

I also want to present you our Hotel there

The Krumers Alpin Seefeld

https://www.krumers-alpin.com/


AT OUR ARRIVAL ON Thursday 23.9.21  WE MEET AT THE HOTEL BAR FOR THE TRADITIONAL OPENING COCKTAIL AT 6 PM.

RICK WILL PROVIDES US WITH ALL THE  REQUIRED STUFF AND INFORMATION. (Road Book, Goodies Bag, Shields,T-Shirts ecc.)

SEE YOU SOON

Rick, Peter










« Last Edit: September 08, 2021, 15:01:55 by Suedtiroler »
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #56 on: September 09, 2021, 06:37:41 »
Looking forwards to this greatly.
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #57 on: September 09, 2021, 07:11:50 »
So sad we are going to miss this due to lockdown in Australia.  Its the first we have missed in more than ten years.


Hope you all enjoy and stay safe.


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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #58 on: September 09, 2021, 10:12:47 »
Sorry you won't be there Garry. We'll miss you, for sure.
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #59 on: September 09, 2021, 18:19:06 »
Garry,
Looking forward, we hope this lockdown business will be behind us next year so that you will be able to attend the proposed event in the Chicago area.  You will be missed in Seefeld.
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #60 on: September 11, 2021, 13:54:52 »
Dear Pagoda Euro Event Attendees ,

Less then 2 weeks before we meet up in Austria / Tirol , we have some last minute program changes.
Peter made a couple of beautiful tours and we have very nice places to visit , avoiding the general busy touristic roads and area it’s is not a easy task , but you will not be disappointed.
But besides touring and driving we also have time to relax and have some fun .  So we have a small contest on the side, a “ Concours d’Elegance “ in the traditional outfits from the region we visit . 
With great prices to be won !
So guys and girls dress up and make an effort so we will have ourselves a great Tyrolean Evening.

Many of us start their travels to Seefeld a few day earlier and we heard there are some of you that meet up already on the way over . Great to see some convoys going south to the mountains.

Furthermore we hope every one has taking care of their car's . Please make sure your brakes and shocks are in good order , since we will be driving in the mountains. .

We will get back to you if there are more things to share .

Stay safe and healthy !

Best regards from us and counting the days .



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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #61 on: September 11, 2021, 17:46:38 »
... Please make sure your brakes and shocks are in good order , since we will be driving in the mountains. ...

What about snow tires? ;-)
...WRe

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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #62 on: September 12, 2021, 12:31:09 »
Rick,

For those of us who don't normally keep a few pair of lederhosen in our closets, can you explain the comment about "traditional outfits?" What exactly are those? Some guidance on what we should wear, please! Is there a "Lederhosen-R-Us" store in the Netherlands?

Even if there is, you can trust me, nobody wants to see my sun-starved legs (sunglasses may be required)!

 8)

Cheers,
Brian
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #63 on: September 13, 2021, 11:15:22 »
Here, mail order in the Netherlands: https://www.feestbazaar.nl/tiroler-kostuum-man-hastik.html

I'm not getting one...
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #64 on: September 13, 2021, 12:52:07 »
You grabbing a Dirndl from your wardrobe?
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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #65 on: September 14, 2021, 05:43:19 »
 :) Guys please just admit you all love dressing up  :)

And yes you can all figur out what we mean by traditional clothes . Can't wait .....



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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #66 on: Today at 09:56:34 »
I have a feeling this is what Rick has in mind re "dressing up." Beware!  ;)

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Re: Pagoda Euro Event 2021
« Reply #67 on: Today at 13:44:27 »
Brian, beware is the right thought here, those ladies normally have 3 or more of those bear steins in each hand, stay clear of them if you can as you now I’m sure look and don’t Tuch is the rule here :}

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