Based in the Thompson / Okanagan region of beautiful British Columbia

Associated with:

MOACharter CLUB #186

Club pictures
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John, Diane and Lori rode out with me to the Red Rock Garage in Beaverdell. Doug was one of the early arrivals greeting us.
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A great turnout. Dan & Lisa have really worked at setting up the Red Rock Garage and surrounding properties. It's an excellent venue for a barbe...
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The barbecue was catered. Here's Dan checking out the food lineup.
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They put on a truly awesome spread. Excellent food.
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A steady lineup for the fixins.
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L-R: Siggi, Wayne, Gerry, John & Diane.
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CW from front: John, Diane, Estelle, Martin, Siggi, Wayne, Gerry and Lori.
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They had live entertainment all afternoon.
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John & Martin.
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L-R: Rosemarie (with Beemer), Gerry, Grant and Dave.
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Gary, Siggi, Glen, Hans & Carrie.
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L-R: ____, Estelle, Terry, Gary, ____, Peter, Bernie and James.
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Diane, Lori, John, Estelle and Dave.
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Gerry & Peter.
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Glen & Carrie.
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More entertainment.
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Adrian & Terry.
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John & Estelle.
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Hans, Glen, Carrie, Adrian, Terry & Gerry
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Adrian & Dan
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Back for a second set.
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Dan had arranged camping at "Zack's on Fifth", a short walk from the barbecue. We wandered over to check it out.
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Gerry was the only one of our group that camped. Too bad as it's an excellent setting, right by the river.
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Gerry, Siggi and Estelle checking out the river.
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Estelle and Terry by the stream.
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There is a secondary camp area known as "Zack's Fantasy Island" accessible by a small walking bridge.
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This is an very nice set up, possibly for a future camp weekend. The building in the middle has washrooms, showers and two small suites.
Club breakies

Mid - week breakies in Kamloops and Kelowna.
Held on Wednesday throughout the year.

Open to spouses, significant others and possible members also.
Kamloops: at 8 am
Mt. Paul Golf Course

Kelowna:  at 9am
EK`s Grill


 

Upcoming events

Winter Breakout / Potluck Lunch / AGM

On Sat, February 29, 2020
12:00 h - 16:00 h

March Breakfast Ride - Freddy's Brew Pub - Kelowna

On Sun, March 29, 2020
10:00 h - 12:00 h

April Breakfast Ride - Riverfront Pub & Grill …

On Sun, April 26, 2020
10:00 h - 12:00 h

May Breakfast Ride - Thomasina's - Princeton

On Sun, May 31, 2020
10:00 h - 12:00 h

Red Rock Garage / VBMWR Summer Party

On Sun, June 7, 2020
12:00 h - 16:00 h

Shop to rebuild ANY shock that is local and does good work

For all you high mileage motorcycle riders
Does your ride bounce through those turns now when you used to hold a solid line ?
Is “Two-Up fast through the curves” now too much to ask for your ride ?
Time to replace/rebuild your shocks ?

BMW Liquid-Cooled Boxer

Rumor is spreading......
take a look at this article.

 

Beemer Technical Corner: The Mysterious Oxygen Sensor

For years now, most BMW motorcycles have been fitted with an oxygen sensor (or often two in the case of boxer twins). Most owners have only a general idea that the oxygen sensor is somehow involved with emissions control, but beyond that, its purpose is a bit of a mystery. I’ll try to make this less of a mystery.

Evaporative cooling

I suddenly realized I hadn’t a clue about the science of this. Maybe a smarter member of the club will help me out.