“COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” GOES TO THE DOG’S AT BIG BEAR “SNOWPLAY”

WHAT A GREAT CAR SHOW WE HAD AT THE BIG BEAR “SNOWPLAY” LAST SATURDAY..BRUCE AND SCOTT VOIGT STEPPED UP “BIGTIME” FOR THE RODRIDERS ANNUAL “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” CAR SHOW.. NOT ONLY DID THE VOIGT’S ALLOW US TO USE THE MASSIVE PARKING LOT.. THEY DONATED ALL THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SNACKBAR TO THE ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAMS OF BIG BEAR VALLEY..!!
70 CARS PARTICIPATED IN THE SHOW.. WHERE 32 PEOPLE WERE PRESENTED WITH TROPHIES.. ALL THREE BIG BEAR VALLEY CAR CLUBS WERE REPRESENTED.. BUD NELSON COULD NOT BRING HIS BEAUTIFUL 57 T BIRD TO THE SHOW BUT HE FELT THE CAUSE WAS WORTH THE EFFORT.. SO BUD CAME AND ENJOYED THE DAY..SITTING AND CHATTING ABOUT CARS AND STUFF.. WISH MORE OF THE BIG BEAR LAKE ANTIQUE CAR CLUB MEMBERS HAD BUDS PHILOSOPHY..”IT’S ABOUT THE CARS STUPID”..!!
ALL THE PROCEEDS FROM THE SHOW WILL GO TO THE ANIMAL RESCUE PROGRAMS IN THE BIG BEAR VALLEY..WE ARE CURRENTLY IN THE PROCESS OF ESTABLISHING A “RODRIDER PET OF THE MONTH” PROGRAM.. WHICH WILL FEATURE AN ANIMAL WHO IS CURRENTLY IN THE COUNTY SHELTER..AND WILL BE “PUT DOWN” IF NOT ADOPTED TO A “FOREVER HOME”.. WE ARE GOING TO “PUT OUR MONEY WHERE OUR MOUTH IS” AND REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OUR “BEST FRIENDS”..
A PHOTOSHOOT OF THE SHOW.. BY “LUGNUTS”..   IS TITLED “RODRIDERS CAR SHOW” ON U-TUBE.. CHECK IT OUT.. NOW WE CAN ENJOY IT ALL WINTER.. TILL NEXT YEARS BIGGER AND BETTER “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS”.

THE COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS

THE COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS CAR SHOW IS THIS COMING WEEKEND SATURDAY AUGUST 30th.. WE NEED ALL “HANDS ON DECK” FOR SATURDAY’S SHOW.. SETUP WILL BEGIN AT 7:00 am.. COFFEE, ROLLS & MUFFINS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR YOU “SLEEPYHEADS”.. THE LOT WILL BE CLEANED & BLOWNOFF.. READY FOR THE “POPUPS” TO BE ERECTED.. SETUPS FOR SOUND, RAFFLES & 50/50 WILL BE NEEDED.. WE NEED MORE ENTRANTS.. WE HAVE 32 TROPHIES TO GIVE OUT.. 10 SPECIFIC & 22 PEOPLES CHOICE..INCLUDING A MEMORIAL TROPHY.. “THE FATPAT” IN MEMORY OF OUR CLUB MEMBER PAT PERRY..  BRING YOU RIDE AND ENJOY THE FUN.. GEOFF GUY

GET IN GEAR

HEY WHAT’S UP..?? OUR ANNUAL CAR SHOW IS AUGUST 30th AND THE PRE-REGISTRATION IS LAGGING..!! PLEASE GO TO THE PREVIOUS POST AND PRINT OUT THE REGISTRATION FORM AND SEND IT TO RUTHANN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.. WE NEED CARS.. EVEN OUR OWN MEMBERS ARE SHOWING LESS INTEREST IN THIS SOON TO BE FABULOUS SHOW AT THE “SNOWPLAY” PARKING LOT IN BIG BEAR LAKE.. THE “FUNRUN ” WILL BE JUST A MEMORY IN A FEW DAY’S AND THIS SHOW’S PROCEEDS WILL GO FOR A GREAT CAUSE.. SAVING THE LIVES OF MANY OF THE VALLEY’S DOG’S & CAT’S.. SO PICK UP A FLYER OR “DOWNLOAD THE ONE ON THIS POST.. AND YES.. YOUR FRIENDS CAN GO TO SO CAL CAR CULTURE AND DOWNLOAD THE FORM.. “GET ER DONE “

BIG BEAR CAR SHOW AT “SNOWPLAY ”

FAWNSKIN FUNRUN 2014THE ANNUAL “FAWNSKIN CAR SHOW” WILL BE RENAMED AS “THE BIG BEAR CAR SHOW” AT THE SNOWPLAY PARKING LOT IN BIG BEAR LAKE.. THE REASON FOR THIS CHANGE IS THAT THERE IS NOT ENOUGH ROOM FOR THE ESTIMATED 100 CAR TURNOUT. THERE WILL BE PLENTY OF ROOM FOR “SHOWCARS” AS WELL AS PUBLIC PARKING. 31 TROPHIES WILL BE PRESENTED..10 “SPECIAL AWARDS” AND 21 “PEOPLES CHOICE AWARDS” INCLUDING A MEMORIAL AWARD FOR OUR DECEASED CAR CLUB MEMBER AND FRIEND.. “FATPAT”

RODRIDERS MEETING.. APRIL 22, 2014

“FATPAT” BEGAN THE MEETING.. HE SAID THAT THE “SNOWPLAY” PARKING LOT HAD BEEN SECURED FOR OUR “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” CAR SHOW ON AUGUST 30th..THE SHOW WAS FORMALLY KNOWN AS THE “FAWNSKIN CAR SHOW” BUT WE HAVE OUTGROWN THE LITTLE TOWN OF FAWNSKIN AND NEED  A LARGER “VENUE”.. THE SHOW WILL BE FROM 9 TO 3 ON AUGUST 30th..
BRUCE THE OWNER OF “SNOWPLAY” HAS OFFERED HIS ASSISTANCE BY OFFERING HIS PARKING ASSISTANTS.. OPENING UP THE BUILDING FOR RESTROOM USE AND POSSIBLE FOOD ITEMS.. SO TALK TO PAT.. AND OFFER TO HELP WITH OUR SHOW..!!
THE DOVES “CRUISIN TO STOP BRUISIN” CAR SHOW IS COMING UP REAL QUICK.. THE 3rd OF MAY.. A SATURDAY SHOW.. THE RODRIDERS WILL GATHER AT THE BARTLETT PARKING LOT AT 7am AND LEAVE PROMPTLY AT 7:15 am AND CRUISE TO THE ELKS PARKING LOT.. SO IF YOU WISH TO PARK IN A GROUP.. MEET US AT THE PARKING LOT WHERE THE CHAMBER MEETING ROOM IS LOCATED..
WE DID A “ROUNDROBIN” AND NOTHING MUCH WAS SHARED EXCEPT “WILLIE” WAS SAD BECAUSE “BURNOUTS” WERE ELIMINATED FROM OUR “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” CAR SHOW.. HE WILL HAVE TO WAIT TILL THE “HERITAGE PARADE”..!! GEOFF

RODRIDER MEETING APRIL 8th 2014

“FATPAT” KICKED OFF THE MEETING.. HE INDICATED THAT THE DINAMIC TRIO..(PAT.. RON AND WILLIE) WILL BE THE “GO TO GUY’S” FOR OUR CAR SHOW ON AUGUST 31st..PAT WAS WONDERING IF DAVE LEPORE WAS GOING TO TALK TO BRUCE ABOUT THE “SNOWPLAY PARKING LOT FOR THE SHOW..PAT ALSO THOUGHT IT MIGHT BE A GOOD IDEA TO TALK TO BILL DOWNS.. TO GET AN IDEA OF ANY “PITFALLS” THAT THE “ANTIQUE CAR CLUB” MAY HAVE FACED DURING THEIR SHOW AT “SNOWPLAY”..
RON THOLEN CALLED DAVE AND THEY WILL MEET WITH BRUCE AT 12:00 NOON TOMARROW.. 4-9-14. AND TRY TO GET THE PARKING LOT.
RON THOLEN HAS GOT US A SPOT IN THE HERITAGE PARADE IN JUNE.. WE ARE IN A NEW MORE EXPENSIVE CLASSIFICATION THIS YEAR.. YES.. PRICES ARE GOING UP.. EVEN FOR CAR CLUBS IN A PARADE..!!
REMEMBER TO READ THE PREVIOUS MEETING NOTES FOR CAR SHOWS.. AND “SHOW AND SHINE”…
GOOD NEWS JUST IN.. RON AND DAVE TALKED WITH BRUCE AND HE WAS REALLY UP FOR OUR SHOW IN AUGUST.. “THE COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” WILL BE AT THE “SNOWPLAY” PARKING LOT.. MORE SPECIFICS AT THE NEXT MEETING.. GEOFF

RODRIDERS MARCH 25th MEETING

THE RODRIDERS OF BIG BEAR HAD THEIR 2nd MEETING OF MARCH..AND THE TURNOUT OF MEMBERS WAS EXCEPTIONAL.. THE SUBJECTS DISCUSSED WERE AS FOLLOWS:
*THE WEDNESDAY CRUISE WILL START APRIL 2nd AT THE “GET THE BURGER”..ERIC WILL BE THERE ..BUT NOT OPEN FOR BUSINESS..
SATURDAY MORNING APRIL 5th..”OJs DONUTS” SHOW AND SHINE WILL COMMENCE..
THE “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” CAR SHOW WOULD HAVE BEEN “CHAIRED” BY RON THOLEN ..BUT SCHEDULING CONFLICTS HAS PLACED HIM IN A SUPPORT ROLE AND “FATPAT” WILL TAKE THE REINS.. AND IN HIS CAPABLE HANDS THE SHOW WIL BE A GREAT SUCCESS..THANKS PAT..!!
DAVE LEPORE HAS VOLUNTEERED TO TALK TO BRUCE AT “SNOWPLAY” TO SEE IF HIS PARKING LOT CAN BE USED FOR THE SHOW..
WE HAVE SOME NICE CAR SHOWS IN BIG BEAR THIS YEAR..MOST OF WHICH ARE ANNUAL EVENTS..FIRST WILL BE THE DOVES “CRUISIN TO STOP BRUISIN” ON SATURDAY MAY 3rd..THEN THE “PINEWOOD DERBY” ON SUNDAY MAY 23rd..THE “BIG BEAR ANTIQUES CAR SHOW” ON THE WEEKEND OF AUGUST 8-10.. THE RODRIDERS OF BIG BEAR “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” ON SATURDAY AUGUST 30th.. OFFICER CHEN WILL HAVE THE “CHP OPEN HOUSE” CAR SHOW IN RUNNING SPRINGS..NO DATE AS YET..

“OFFTHEHILL” CAR SHOWS START EARLIER.. THE FIRST IS THE “CRUISE  FOR SIGHT” IN REDLANDS SATURDAY APRIL 12th AT SYLVAN PARK INFORMATION: (909) 884-3121.. NEXT WOULD BE THE OPTIMISTS CAR SHOW IN REDLANDS AT  THE SYLVAN PARK ON MAY 31st.. INFORMATION : (909) 953-0905.. THE SYLVAN PARK IS THE PARK ACROSS FROM REDLAND COLLEGE ON UNIVERSITY STREET
JUST A NOTE.. SOME OF OUR MEMBERS HAVE BECOME VICTIMS OF   DEBIT CARD THEFT.. BE MINDFUL OF WHO YOU ARE DEALING WITH.. MOST BUSINESES ARE HONEST.. BUT THE EMPLOYEES ARE NOT.. TRY TO USE CASH WHENEVER YOU CAN.. OR A CREDIT CARD..DEBIT CARDS ARE VERY DIFFICULT TO GET ANYTHING REIMBERSED ONCE USED BY SOMEONE OTHER THAN YOURSELF..!! GEOFF GUY

RODRIDERS “KICKOFF” MEETING

 TUESDAY MARCH 11, 2014.. THE RODRIDERS HAD THEIR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR AND THE SLEEPY BEARS CAME OUT IN FORCE TO RENUE OLD FRIENDSHIPS AND TO DIG THROUGH NEW AND OLD BUSINESS FOR THE UPCOMING YEAR..RUTHANN GUY HAD A LIST OF ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AND MOVED THROUGH THEM ONE BY ONE ..THE ITEMS DISCUSSED ARE AS FOLLOWS:
*SHALL WE CONTINUE THE MINUTE TAKING AT EACH MEETING..?? 11 TO 5 .. NO
*COFFEE AND COOKIES AT EACH MEETING..?? ..YES
COOKIES BY NANCY SISKA.. COFFEE BY WAYNE..
*SHALL WE CONTINUE THE BLOG..?? YES
ELOISE TO SET RUTHANN UP AS THE ADMINISTRATOR
*THE KEYS TO THE MEETING ROOM..RON AND SHERRY WORDEN.. “FAT PAT” BACKUP.
*MEETING ROOM RENT PAID FOR THE YEAR..
*OFFICER CHEN FROM THE CHP DID THE “POLAR PLUNGE” AND OUR CLUB DONATED TO THE CAUSE..
HE AMONG OTHERS ACHIEVED A FENOMINAL AMOUNT OF: $151,000.00 FOR THE “SPECIAL OLYMPICS”..WOW..!!
*WE WILL BE JOINING IN ON THE “HERITAGE” PARADE THIS SUMMER..WE NEED 10 OR MORE CARS TO MAKE A GOOD SHOWING FOR OUR CLUB..SO SIGN UP TODAY.
*IF YOUR PLANNING TO BE IN THE BIG SHOW..”FUN RUN”.. GET YOUR APPLICATIONS SENT IN TO THE ANTIQUE CAR CLUB OF BIG BEAR.. SO WE CAN ALL PARK TOGETHER.. OVER 350 APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECIEVED. ONLY 150 SPACES LEFT..!!
*”CRUISE NIGHT” WILL COMMENCE ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY IN APRIL AT THE “GET THE BURGER”..
AN ADD WILL BE PUT IN THE PAPER AS WELL AS BEING MENTIONED ON OUR LOCAL TV STATION 306.
*DOVES CAR SHOW WILL BE ON MAY 3rd IN THE “ELKS” PARKING LOT.. WE WILL BE GOING TO THE SHOW ” AS A GROUP SO WE CAN PARK TOGETHER.. WE WILL CHOOSE A TIME AND PLACE TO MEET AT OUR NEXT MEETING.. AN APPLICATION CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING JUDY BIGGY AT 714-356-9446..  GEOFF GUY

RODRIDERS SPONSOR CHP OFFICER IN “THE POLAR PLUNGE”

OFFICER AL CHEN IS GOING TO TAKE A DIP IN OUR FRIDGED LAKE WATERS IN THE ANNUAL “POLAR PLUNGE” TAKING PLACE AT SWIM BEACH ON MARCH 8th.IF YOU WISH TO DONATE TO THE “SPECIAL OLYMPICS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA” HERE IS YOU CHANCE TO REALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN PEOPLES LIVES..
A CHECK CAN BE MADE OUT TO: “SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPECIAL OLYMPICS”..MAIL IT TO: CHP ARROWHEAD, PO BOX 997 RUNNING SPRINGS, CA 92382 ATTN: AL CHEN..
AS FOR THOSE WHO DON’T KNOW OFFICER CHEN.. HE WAS KIND ENOUGH TO JOIN OUR “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” IN FAWNSKIN AND PUT ON THE “CLASSIC CAR” SHOW FOR THE CHP OPEN HOUSE IN RUNNING SPRINGS LAST YEAR.. SO FOR AL.. “KEEP YOUR POWDER DRY”.. GEOFF

HIBERNATION..GREAT FOR BEARS..NOT CAR CLUBS

GOT WIND OF THIS AGAIN TODAY.. THE “RODRIDERS CAR CLUB” HAS “DISBANDED”..THATS NOT TRUE..WE TOOK OUR NORMAL “WINTER BREAK”..
OR “HIBERNATION”.. TIME TO WORK ON OUR “RIDES” & PREPARE FOR THE UPCOMING SPRING WHEN WE START PARTICIPATING IN THE VALLEY’S CAR
SHOWS, SHOW & SHINE AT THE “GET THE BURGER” OR SATURDAY DONUTS
AT OJ’s.. FOR THOSE WHO FOUND MEMBERSHIP IN THE RODRIDERS TOO GREAT A “LIABILITY”..”SHUTTAUFACE”!!
SOOO.. ONWARD.. WE WILL HAVE OUR FIRST MEETING OF 2014 ON THE SECOND TUESDAY OF MARCH..THE 11th..AT 6:00 PM IN THE MEETING ROOM AT THE CHAMBER BUILDING IN BIG BEAR LAKE..PLANNING FOR THE “COOL RUN IN THE MOUNTAINS” WILL BE ONE OF THE HIGHLITED SUBJECTS ALONG WITH A MEMBERSHIP AND FINANCIAL UPDATE ..SO MARK YOUR CALENDERS..
I WILL ATTEMPT TO PLACE A NEWS “TIDBIT” EACH WEEK ON THE “BLOG”..SO WATCH OUT ..YOU MAY BECOME AS FAMOUS AS OUR OWN “FAT PAT”..!!

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