BMW CLUB of DAYTONA  Newsletter MOA Charter # 222                     RA Charter # 317 _____________________________________________________________________________ Club Officers President - Gerry Harris (386) 763-0010
Vice President - Van Singley (386) 872-1866
Treasurer - Bill Essad (386) 426-0241
Membership - Bill Essad (386) 426-0241
Secretary - Janie Essad (386) 426-0241 
Ride Coordinator - Van Singley (386) 872-1866 
Newsletter - Gerry Harris (386) 763-0010 - E-mail gerryvgh1@bellsouth.net  
Website -  http://daytonabmwriders.com/ 

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June,  2018 BMW CLUB of DAYTONA CALENDAR  June/July

* A Dinner Ride is scheduled for Wednesday June 20th to Emmy's Tavern,  Deland.  
The Ride Departs at 4:00PM from the McDonalds Parking Lot (corner of Clyde Morris and Madeline Ave's).  

* An Evening Ice Cream Social Ride is scheduled for Thursday June 28th to the Tasty Freeze,  Edgewater.  The Ride Departs at 6:00PM from McDonalds Parking Lot (corner of Clyde Morris and Madeline Ave's).

* The July BMW Club Meeting will be Thursday July 12th,  6:30PM,  at Louie's Pizza.

* Euro Cycles of Daytona Monthly Block Party,  Saturday July14th,  12PM to 1:30PM at the Shop.

* Tuesday Red Riders Breakfast Ride,  every Tuesday,  departing from McDonalds,  Dunlawton and Williamson Blvd.  Arrive at 7:30AM for Coffee,  Ride departs at 8:00AM.

* Vintage Bike Breakfast Ride every Friday and Sunday at 9 AM,  departing from the Cabbage Patch.  Modern bikes welcome,  but must ride at the rear for safety.

* NSB Car Show,  Canal Street,  5 to 9 PM,  second Saturday of the Month.

BMW Club Meetings

The BMW Club of Daytona has regularly scheduled meetings the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM. The scheduled BMW Club meetings are usually held at Louie's Pizza House,  1347 Beville Rd,  South Daytona,  32119 (this is just East of the Beville & Clyde Morris Intersection).  

Directions to Louie’s Pizza House from the intersection of Beville and Nova Roads are:  West on Beville Road to Clyde Morris Blvd.  Make a "U Turn  and Louie's is on the Right just before the Auto Parts Store.

The Next regularly scheduled  BMW Club Meeting is July 12,  2018 at Louie's Pizza House. The BMW Club meetings for the rest of the year will be at Louie's Pizza House with the exception of the Christmas Party,  which will be at Gimpel's,  803 Gatepark Drive,  Unit 101,  Daytona Beach,  32114.

Club Rides

*  A Dinner Ride is scheduled for Wednesday June 20th to Emmy's German Time Out Tavern,  2069 Old New York Ave, Deland, FL 32720.  The Ride Departs at 4:00PM from the McDonalds Parking Lot (corner of Clyde Morris and Madeline Ave's).  This was well attended last month so we decided to do it again.  I think we will continue to schedule a weekday dinner Ride.

Emmy's Time Out Tavern
2069 Old New York Ave
Deland, FL 32720
(386) 734-0756

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McDonald’s at Madeline/Clyde Morris
West on Madeline Left onto Williamson Blvd S
Right onto Town West Blvd
Left onto Tomoka Farms Rd / Rt 415
Pickup Stop for other Riders at Gas Station Rt 415 & Rt 44
West on Rt 44 through Deland
Cross Spring Garden Rd
Bear left on Old New York Ave (toward Deland RR Station)
Right into Restaurant

Approximately 25 miles / 45 Minutes

* An Evening Ice Cream Social Ride is scheduled for Thursday June 28th to the Tasty Freeze,  Edgewater.  The Ride Departs at 6:00PM from McDonalds Parking Lot (corner of Clyde Morris and Madeline Ave's).  Route to be determined,  although it will be a circular route and not directly to Edgewater.

Tasty Freeze Edgewater Route to be determined

* Breakfast Ride every Tuesday at 8AM,  departing from McDonalds,  Dunlawton and Williamson Blvd. 

Join the Tuesday Red Riders’ breakfast ride. Meet about 7:30AM for coffee at the McDonalds near the intersection of Taylor Rd and Williamson (by Publix and Kohl's).  Depart at 8AM and ride to a different restaurant for Breakfast (usually 25-50 miles away) each week.

* Vintage Bike Breakfast Ride every Friday and Sunday at 9 AM,  departing from the Cabbage Patch.  Modern bikes welcome,  but must ride at the rear for safety.

Vintage Bike Breakfast Ride every Friday and Sunday at 9 AM each week,  departing from the Cabbage Patch.  Modern bikes are welcome,  but must ride at the rear for safety.

RIDE REMINDERS:


-The Routes that are given for each Club Ride are general and we do not always follow them exactly.  They are primarily so people will know the general route we will ride,  and they also can be used if someone gets separated from the group.

- Check your email 1 hour before departure time for a cancellation message if the weather looks questionable for a ride.

- Let Van Singley or Gerry Harris (386-235-7024/386-763-0010) know no later than 1 hour before a ride departure time if you are going to join the Ride in route,  or meet us at the destination.  We call ahead for reservations and need an accurate head count.

 Club News 

* REPORT / ACTIVITIES - We had 17 Members and 2 Guests at the July Meeting at Louie's Pizza and Bud Myers won the 50/50 Drawing.  We welcomed one new Member;  Casey McDevitt  who is a retired Maryland Police Officer. Rob and Chris from Euro Cycles were Guests  and gave us an update  the remodeling and other activities at the Dealership.

  We decided at the July Meeting to try Weekday Rides to see if we could get more people to join the Ride.  This seemed improve our Ride particapation we have scheduled more Weekday Rides.   

  Gerry Harris again thanked the Club Members for their Support and Prayers on his Wife's Passing and for the their Donation to Halifax Hospice. 

    Euro Cycles of Daytona Monthly Block Party,  Saturday July14th,  12PM to 1:30PM at the Shop. Afterward,  take your next bike for a demo ride!  Check Calendar for exact Dates. 

   Euro Cycles of Daytona,  118 E Fairview Ave,  Daytona,  FL   www.eurocyclesofdaytona.com/events Russ Cheatham,  a former Employee of BMW Cycles of Daytona when it was owned by Joe Katz  passed away recently.  Bill Essad or Van Singley (who worked with Russ) have more information. * CLUB WEB-SITE - Click on the link below and check out the revised Club Web-Site. 

http://www.daytonabmwriders.com/  

*  YAHOO GROUP FORUM - Check it out at http//.groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/daytonabmwriders/info.

* CLUB NEWSLETTER - Members without e-mail, and members with e-mail who request a printed copy of the newsletter,  will have it mailed to them.

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3241 Riverview Lane,

Port Orange,  FL  32127   386-763-0010