Based in the Thompson / Okanagan region of beautiful British Columbia

Associated with:

MOACharter CLUB #186

Club pictures
Shirley and Doug were down from Birch Bay.
Erich and Roger
Our first Breakfast Ride of 2023 was at Freddy's Brew Pub in Kelowna. We had 55 people out for breakfast. Heather showing off her new F650GS to Mart...
The Presidential Table! The current and four past Presidents at one table. CW from left: Wayne, Martin, Reg, Doug, Peter, _____, Alice, Gary, Don an...
Bill, Judy and Tom.
Just before the doors opened at 10.
L-R: Rob, Eileen and Glen.
L-R: Dan, Lynn, Gord & Elizabeth.
L-R: David, Jay and Chris.
L-R: Dan, Laurie, Jim and Gerry.
L-R: Carrie, John and Mike.
L-R: Lisa, Marshall and Rick. Rick is a new member. It was a pleasure to meet you Rick.
Bikes kept streaming into the parking lot as the breakfast hour approached.
L-R: Rene, Grant and Larry.
Some of the Kamloops crowd. L-R: Jim, Sandy, Kevin and Greg.
Klaus and Paul. Paul was a guest at breakfast.
Bev, Betty-Lee and Tom.
L-R: Janice, Hu and Heather.
I'm not sure how many bikes showed up as some members arrived by car, but there was a great crowd of bikes in the lot.
230430-1018 Wayne, Martin, Reg, Doug & Peter
L-R: Wayne, Martin, Reg, Doug and Peter.
Club News

Members Helping Members

With the move to our new software, the data in our Members Helping Members list was lost. If you want to be listed, please take the time to re-enter your information in the lists. If you haven't listed before, please consider adding your name to the list of people willing to help your fellow VBMWR members when needed. The list is only visible to members who have logged in and is not public.


Please join us in welcoming the following new members and returning members.
Tina Hansen - Surrey, BC
Mark Kornell - Kelowna, BC
Mike Lauer - Summerland, BC
Rick Furlong - Penticton, BC
Nico Dreyer - Kelowna, BC
James Baldo - Kelowna, BC
Shane Bosetti - West Kelowna, BC
Chuck Weythman - Bonney Lake, WA
Donald Mittlestaedt - Mukilteo, WA
Allan Vallis - Pitt Meadows, BC


Check out our Calendar for New 2023 Events. We are working on a full slate of Breakfast Rides and Camp-N-Rides. We have marked out the dates as best as we can and we will be filling in details as we get them.

Club breakies

Mid - week breakies in Kamloops and Kelowna.

Held on Wednesday throughout the year.
Open to spouses, significant others and possible members also.

NOTE:  The Kamloops Breakfast is on hold for now. 


Kelowna: at 9 am
1575 Banks Rd., Kelowna


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Privacy Policy

Effective date: November 10, 2018

Valley BMW Riders ("us", "we", or "our") operates the website (hereinafter referred to as the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.

We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, the terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, accessible from


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