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Would you like to be part of the Valley BMW Riders family?

Please visit our membership information page (link down below).

Any further questions, please contact our treasurer Tom Maxted.

 

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Sample Packing list from Iron Butt Rally people.
Please note that for the most part, items on this list are not required to be carried during the event. Indeed, we don't even feel as though it would be possible to carry everything included here. The list is offered for those riders who may want a general list as a basic reference point.
{tab=wallet etc}
Wallet, documents, and reminders:


Are bills paid?
Towing information (e.g., MTS, AAA)
Cash
Traveler's checks
Credit cards
Advise credit card company of travel plans
License (required for rally)
Registration (required for rally)
Insurance papers (required for rally)
Canada card (Canadian proof of insurance)
Extra pens
Small spiral-bound notebook
Multi-colored highlighters for maps
Address book or list (for emergencies)
Contact information for rally check-in
{tab=General list}

General list:


Extra pair of glasses or contact lenses
Helmet
Earplugs x 11 sets (replace daily)
Radar detector
Bungee net or cords
Towel for windshield
Windshield cleaner
Small mag flashlight
Golden Eagle Pass (for national parks)
Tape deck for notes
Cassette tapes
Polaroid camera
Polaroid film (for Gold Medal, 70 shots)
Flash (built-in with newer Polaroid cameras)
Backup point-and-shoot camera with flash
35mm film
Rain suit
Rain boots
Balaclava (a silk face mask)
Lawn/garden bags (protection, laundry)
Cellular phone with A.C. adapter
Sun hat (for hikes)
Water bottle
Screaming Meanie alarm/timer
Computer
Power supply for computer
{tab=toiletries}

Toiletries:

Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Deodorant
Chap lip protection
Vitamins
Tweezers
Sun tan lotion
Hand/body lotion
Hair brush
Q-Tips
Shave cream
Disposable razors
Soap
Mouthwash
Conditioner/shampoo
Visine or eye moisturizing product
Nail clippers
{tab=clothes}

Clothes:


Riding outfit
Light jacket
Jeans (1 to wear, 1 to pack)
Socks x11 pair
Underwear x11
Shirts x5
Heavy shirt
Swimsuit
Electric vest and cord
Electric gloves and cord
Warm weather gloves
Beach or bath towel
Riding boots
{tab=tools}

Tools (in addition to stock tool kit):

Pocket multi-meter
Large tie wraps
Small tie wraps
Tire irons
Flat repair kit (is glue fresh?)
CO2 cartridges
Hand air pump
Tubes for tires
Electrical tape
Wire strippers
8, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19mm sockets
8, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19mm wrenches
4, 6, 8, 10mm Allen wrenches
Ratchet
Ratchet extension
Duct tape
Pliers
Needle nose pliers
150mm adjustable wrench
Flat screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
Vise grips, small and large
Stainless steel wire
{tab=bike preps}

Motorcycle preparation:

Service and/or replace battery
Change fuel filter
Change air filter
Check accessory plug
Replace hydraulic fluid
New tires
New chain and sprockets
Tune up
Cables (tape in place along side other cables)
Headlight and taillight bulbs
Assorted fuses
{tab=medical & maps}

Medical supplies:

First aid kit (recommended for rally)
Med-Alert bracelet or I.D. cards

Maps:

Atlas you can tear apart as needed
U.S.A. map x2
Western states x2
Central states x2
Eastern states x2

Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


Summerland Breakfast

Don't miss our last riding breakfast in Summerland on Sunday October 28th at 10am. Second Home Cafe & Grill, same location as last year just new owners and new name.


BMW Discount

We have successfully completed the first VBMWR club discount on a purchase of a new motorcycle, please keep this in mind for future purchases, it works with any BMW dealership, also includes cars.


Horizons Unlimited 2019

Horizons Unlimited has changed their date for 2019 in Nakusp in an effort to avoid the smoke that has become a norm in BC, please check the new dates.


2019 Riding Season

Please let the executive know your thoughts and expectations for 2019! Let them know what worked and what didn't work on 2018.


Remembrance Day

We salute all our military members, Lest we forget.....


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