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Victory Riders Calgary
March 16, 2017 Meeting
President Kelly in the chair, Veep Ang nearby.
14 members present.
Prez Kelly distributed membership information cards to the members who were not at the last meeting. The cards collect basic contact information and member preferences on type of rides and regalia. They are downloadable from the website or the club Facebook site.
Vince from Cycle Works gave an update of the dealership’s handling of Victory. He said that because of the demand here in Calgary, he was trying to get more bikes here from other dealers. He is also looking at getting performance parts in for Vic bikes.
Two Wheel Sunday’s next meeting is March 23. James will report at the next VRC meeting.
Slow Riding Practice event is tentatively planned for May 28, depending on instructor availability and insurance. Event will be limited to 25 riders. Past Pres Ronny will attend the Blue Knights meeting to discuss instructors. Details to come.
Midnight Sun Run – Ang said she is planning to lead a run to the Midnight Sun Show & Shine in Yellowknife on June 20. She will be leading a group leaving Calgary on June 18, leaving Edmonton on June 19. The ride will be 700 to 850 kms per day. She is working on hotel arrangements. Contact her with Ride Stop N Go on Facebook for details. RSNG has a new event on its ride list – a fundraiser: Unit 57 Benefit Concert and Ride at the Twin Cities Saloon Longview Alberta, Longview Alberta June 24.
Cannonball Runs are filling up. See the Ride Calendar for details.
Cycle Works will be sponsoring the regular One Broken Biker Wednesday Bike Night at Watchman’s pub on 17th Ave. SW on April 26. Bikes will start gathering at 3 pm.
Indian Demo Days are scheduled at Cycle Works for May 12 and 13. Details to come; volunteers are needed.
VRC Swap Meet – The Club will be holding its own swap meet/garage sale/trunk sale on April 22 in the Cycle Works parking lot. The sale will run from 11 am to 3 pm and will be limited to Victory and motorcycle-related gear only. Each sell is responsible for his or her own display (table or truck bed) and all items must have prices on them.
Members – Vince from Cycle Works reported the shop was going to be in contact with all Victory owners who had purchased bikes from them. In the letter, they will be suggesting that the owners join the Victory Riders Calgary as a source of information and support on Victory ownership.
Regalia – Based on the preferences listed in the membership information cards, the club is looking at getting prices for club t-shirts and patches.
50-50 Draw – Toni was the winner of the 50-50 Draw. It will help her pay for the new Victory Vision she just purchased.
Next meeting is April 20 at Cycle Works Calgary.
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