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Year round, every Sunday — Meet in Guilford at the commuter parking lot at the intersection of Route 77 and Route 95. Meet at 9:00, go to breakfast, then decide on your ride for the day.

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Mt. Misery Campout:
Brian Fisk is again hosting a campout at Pachaug State Forest in Voluntown on November 7th, 8th, and 9th. Contact Brian (860-262-0247; for details.

Hey All, Here is some info on the Mt. Misery Campout that will held on on Friday Nov. 7-Sunday Nov. 9. ( there might even be a few of there on Thursday Nov.6th well there should be at least 3 that night)
Remember to bring your cup, bowl, plate, fork, spoon & knife.  You will need a flashlight, Tent ,sleeping bag & mattress if you plan to spend A NIGHT OR 3.  There is water available but if you desire something else to drink you are on your own. A few will make coffee in the mornings.
We"ll also plan on making food for suppers and breakfast on Sat.

Okay1 this is the hard part, Let us know you are coming by Wednesday the 5th. so we can plan.

I think we have 3 cords of wood to burn in a fire pit. Will have some pop-up shelters as well.

It is FREE camping at the forest this time of year ( goes for out of staters as well )

The entrance to Pachaug (Mt Misery Campground) is off of Rte.49 in Voluntown CT just north of Rte.138 on the left heading north.

Great ridding in the area1 Even a trail system for those that want to ride in the woods.

PACHAUG STATE FOREST br /> TThe Mt. Misery Campground is open from April 18 through January 1, 2015 (daily).
No reservations are needed; all sites at Pachaug State Forest are available on a first come, first served basis.  The campground are located near State lands that are open to hunting hunting.  Two camping areas.  Mt. Misery Campground, off route 49, north of Voluntown.  22 wooded sites.  Stream fishing, swimming nearby.  One pet per site permitted.
Campground Map (PDF)

Club Ride:
Ching has scheduled a Tolland and Windham County covered bridge ride for Sunday, November 16th.  The ride will start from the XtraMart gas station at 460 Oakland St, Manchester CT 06040; meet at 9 am, kickstands up by 9:15 am

CRVBMW Riders November Meeting
When: 1:00 pm Sunday, November 23, 2014
Where: The Cypress Restaurant
1265 South Main Street (Route 17 near the Durham Town Line)
Middletown, CT 06457

This will be the Officer Elections Meeting and the Club will provide sandwiches.

The following officer nominations have been received:
President Tim Parola
Vice-President Larry Friedman
Secretary Jim Montstream
Treasurer Ron Faibusch
Road Captain Ching Chiang
Asst. Road Captain Open
Member-At-Large Brian Fisk

Additional nominations are encouraged to be made from the floor at the November meeting.


New York Motorcycle Show
The show is scheduled for December 11-14. Brian Fisk (and most likely Chris Jennings and his pub crawl) plan to attend probably on Friday, December 12.  If anyone cares to join them, contact Brian Fisk (860-262-0247; for details.

January - 2015

Winter Banquet:
While preparations are not finalized as yet, the winter banquet is scheduled for January 24th at the Polish National Homes, 60 Charter Oak Avenue, in Hartford as in the past. Social hour will be at 6pm with dinner at 7pm. Details to follow.

May - 2015

Charter Oak Rally:
The Rally is scheduled for May 22-24, 2015 again at Camp Nahaco in Woodstock Valley, CT (accessed from Weeks Road in Eastford).  Brian Fisk and Joan Dahlstrom will Co-Chair. Food planned: Chili on Friday evening; continental breakfast (maybe pancakes) Saturday morning; catered dinner (tba); and muffins Sunday morning.  The Camp has three cabins with electricity and several lean-tos on a first-come, first served basis.  A call for volunteers will be sent out (most likely in early May) to help camp cleanup and preparation for the summer season.