It's time for the Annual Election meet of the BMW Club of Northern California. All club officers for the 2017-2018 year will be nominated and elected including the President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Safety/Tech, Historian and Tour Captain, at the Annual Election Meeting. Members in good standing (those who've paid their dues for the 2018-2018 fiscal year) are eligible to run for office, nominate candidates and vote. For more information of if you have any questions, please send an email to the Vice President.
Brannan Island State Recreation Area is a maze of waterways through the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. This park northeast of San Francisco Bay, has countless islands and marshes with many wildlife habitats and many opportunities for recreation, including boating, windsurfing and swimming.
We will meet for breakfast at 8:00 AM with "kick stands up" at 9:00 AM. Our final destination is Brannan Island State Recreation Area17645 CA-160, Rio Vista, CA 94571. Meeting starts at 5:00PM!
One of the outstanding water-oriented recreation areas in the world, the area offers great fishing, including striped bass, sturgeon, catfish, bluegill, perch and bullhead. Frank’s Tract, a protected wetland marsh, is home to beaver, muskrat, river otter, mink and 76 species of birds.
The park is on Highway 160 a few miles south of the city of Rio Vista in Sacramento County. The park is located on the lower peninsular extension of Brannan Island, and is surrounded by the Sacramento River on the west, Three Mile Slough on the southeast, and Seven Mile Slough on the northeast.
The park has a ten lane launch ramp, over 140 campsites and areas for picnicking and swimming.
Day use areas include the Windy Cove windsurfing access, the group picnic area located at the Ramadas, and Seven Mile Slough picnic area. The group picnic facility and Seven Mile Slough day use area close at sunset. Windy Cove closes at the hour posted at the entrance road to Windy Cove.
Seven Mile Slough picnic area includes picnic tables, barbecues and drinking water. New restroom facilities were completed late in 1997 and include flush toilets and outdoor cold showers. NO LIFEGUARDS ON DUTY for the 2011 season. A Life Jacket Lending Board will be available. Ample parking is close to the beach.
The Ramadas have shaded picnic structures with large barbecues, picnic tables, water and trash receptacles. A large open grassy area is adjacent to the site for games. The closest restroom to the Ramadas is located north of the swim beach along Seven Mile Slough.
In all of these day use areas possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
At Seven Mile Slough and Windy Cove, beaches are off limits to dogs. Dogs are allowed in the picnic area north of the restrooms, along Seven Mile Slough. Dogs must be on leash and in the owners control at all times.
If you have any questions shoot an email to the email@example.com.
The July SSBR will start at Bills Café in San Jose, head south via Uvas Road and Highway 25 to Pinnacles National Park and return via Cienga Road to end at Gizdich Ranch in Watsonville for some great pie. Breakfast at 8 AM and we leave at 9 AM after a short riders meeting. The Route is approximately 140 miles long so plan to arrive with a full tank of gas or gas up at our first rest stop. If you have any questions, email Kevin Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MOA International Rally
July 13 – 15, 2017
Salt Lake City, UT
The BMW Motorcycle Club of Northern California has secured forty tent spaces at the MOA Rally in Salt Lake City in the chartered club area. We will have a canopy, display our club logo, and provide refreshments to members.
There will be no cost to our membership for a tent space. However, there is a registration fee charged by the MOA each attendee is required to pay upon entry to the event venue.
We will need a head count in order to assign tent spaces. If there are more members that want to attend we might be able to increase the size of our camping area. Please register today to secure your space!
Please contact Fred Montano if you have any questions!
The start point of this year’s Range of Light is the Calaveras County Fairgrounds at Angels Camp, located in the historic 49er gold country of California.
This event is open to all motorcyclists and features spectacular and scenic riding, showcasing some of the best roads and stunning beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain range of Northern California.
The routes on Saturday and Sunday cover nearly 350 miles and offer some fun GS options, as well as decent shortcuts for those not interested in riding the full route (the shortcuts are over great roads too).
Each night the ride ends at a fairground with hot showers, cold drinks, catered dinners, grassy camping, and best of all, great camaraderie! In addition, you'll have a SAG wagon to haul soft sided luggage, a fantastic Poker Run and plenty of raffle prizes!
The Range of Light 2017 is an event not to be missed, register today! For more information contact the Nick Gloyd, ROL Co-Chair at email@example.com
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