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3DR Week 10 winner = 713.Tommy.Craft

Nice Job Tommy!! Great weekend of riding!! You really put on a great show and dominated most all of the 3 day window for this rally. And this ride comes on the heals of a fantastic 3DR in week nine!! ...So, in two consecutive weeks you've earned over 450 points during 3DR rally windows. NICE JOB!! We can't help but wonder what week 11 might bring!

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above Tommy Craft earns the iconic El Rancho Hotel in New Mexico during his week #10 3DR rally.

BMR 2020 Banquet

!-REGISTRATION OPEN-!

BMR 2020 Banquet will be in Minden Nevada. We feel fortunate that we're able to return to our roots -and the location of the first three BMR banquets (2012, 2013, 2014). We had other locations on the short list, including Grand Junction CO, but the stars lined up for us to return to Minden.

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We opened soft registration for testing a week ago, and already we have riders from the east coast and other locations registered. We're excited to be returning to Minden and the Carson Valley Inn, it's a great location and very popular in past years. You want to make this banquet if at all possible. And don't delay, as our block of rooms will most certainly get filled and it's first come first serve. Any questions, reach out to RenoJohn.

AMA Hall Of Fame, ..just one of the many accomplishments on the resume of our guest speaker at BMR 2020 banquet.

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Mary McGee Will Be Speaking At BMR Banquet 2020!

FANTASTIC Video by our own # ★☼68.Walt.Fulton!

Click Image below to view the video that Walt and SENA put together.
...and a reminder, if you haven't taken a StreetMasters course, you're really cheating yourself out of a brilliant opportunity.
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RJ Theme Bonuses:

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Above #334 Steve Snell Earns bonus with Lisa Landry In Jacksonville ..IBA Pizza Party Weekend Jacksonville FL ...March 2019

  • 2020.03.12 / RJ312 / sponsor = Lisa Landry and the IBA

  • 03:00 to 04:00 (RenoTime)

  • Ramada Hotel & Conference Center. 3130 Hartley Road, Jacksonville FL 32257 USA 30.1820055,-81.6290466

  • This bonus will be consistent with previous years. Your picture will consist of yourself, your placard and either Lisa Landry or Mike Kneebone. While your bike is not required in picture, you must have ridden your bike to Jacksonville IBA function to earn these points. Lisa Landry or Mike Kneebone's "thumb up" is the primary criteria and what scorers will look for when determining if points should be awarded, so be sure to do whatever they may ask of you! You are also reminded to be polite and in good hygiene ..as well as free of the coronavirus when you ask Lisa or Mike for the picture. Keep in mind this one hour window is immediately preceding an IBR sponsored ride so be patient as they may be busy doing what they do! This bonus will be worth 20.20 points.



Coming......
  • 2020.03.21 / RJ321 / 13:00 to 14:00 / Sponsor = John Gretzinger / Points=22.5
    The Ski Inn -
    9596 Avenue A, Niland, CA
    33.35355, -115.7337
    Exact criteria coming....
  • 2020.03.28 / RJ328 / 11:00 to 12:00 / Sponsor = #100 Liz Connors / Points=26.5
    The Smokin' Oak
    501 Columbia Street
    Vancouver WA 98660 USA
    Exact criteria coming....


  • 2020.??.?? / RJ??? / Sponsor = 470.Judi.Ashlock
    Florida USA (Details coming)
  • 2020.04.04 / RJ404 / 11:00 to 12:00 / Sponsor = Marc Beaulac
    1605 Central Ave NE; Albuquerque NM USA (Details coming)
  • 2020.04.05 / RJ405 / Maryland USA Sponsor = Nancy Oswald (Details coming)
  • 2020.05.16 / RJ516 / -Sponsor = Bob Rippy
    Kansas City MO (Details coming)
  • 2020.05.?? / RJ5 / -Sponsor = Steve Schwarz
  • 2020.05.02 / RJ502 / -Sponsor = Nancy Oswald
    College City TX (Details coming)
  • 2020.05.22 / RJ522 /
    Minden NV

Redundant Things Of Interest Below

Have you signed up for a STREETMASTERS course yet? Don't be dumb, this is a great way to improve your skills hence improve your enjoyment of moto-bike fun.
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Walt and Nancy are best friends of BMR and many BMR riders have participated in their awesome course. Also, stay tuned for STREETMASTERS/BMR event/bonus later in the rally.
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Missouri Rally

June 5 @ 5:00 am - June 6 @ 6:00 pm
The NIITWIT group is launching yet another rally for your enjoyment. The Missouri Rally will begin and end in, you guessed it, Missouri! Centrally located approximately a one day ride from either Salt Lake City or the Atlantic seaboard, this 37 hour rally offers the great plains, Ozark mountains, national forests, slabs and backroads. The inaugural theme will be Insurrection and will feature civil war sites with a playing field ranging from Minnesota to Mississippi and Colorado to Pennsylvania. The Missouri Rally is intended to be a fun rally for the first time rally rider (we’re trying to be a gateway drug), as well as a tough routing exercise that will challenge veteran riders.
The rally dates are June 5-6, 2020. Registration is open soon on Ride Master. In the meantime, if you have any questions, please email Bob Bowman at missourirally@gmail.com.

**YES BMR veteran and good guy #002 MOBOB BOWMAN is putting on a great rally this summer and it promises to be a grand time. If you live between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean and you're not signed up for this you are retarded. Please add this to your summer riding schedule, don't be on the sidelines.

"Where am I going this weekend for my DR bonus?"
"Is it possible to get more than one DR bonus this weekend?"

The above two questions should be ever present in all rider's minds.

To date, no rider has earned qty two DR bonuses in the same week. Will you be the first to do so?

Various Church Themes -Tally as of this newsletter

* 714.Jeanie.Cumbie is tied with 715.Bill.Cumbie in the the Baptist Church Theme, hence leading on a free lunch from Brent Cornell and Timmer Bowman

* 491Gary Whitehead is leading the Catholic Church Theme, winner receives a free lunch from RenoJohn

* ★49 Gary Andrew has taken the lead on the Methodist Church Theme, hence leading on a free lunch from Bob Rippy

* ★49 Gary Andrew is leading (by large margin) on the Seventh Day Adventist Theme, hence leading on a free lunch from #001 Roger Van Santen.

Not only is the THEME TALLY page a fun place to understand the rally, it is one of the many useful tools available to help you with future rides.

Activity Report is a good place to see action between any time window you want. Buttons in place for some obvious ones, but you can set any window you want in the URL.

Another Year of Great Folks! See some of your peers!

There will be much more to report in the coming days, as the first three day rally takes shape, and we take inventory of how riders are attacking the various themes. Topic for next newsletter will include: In BMR Bonus Submission, when do you want your motorcycle between you and the bonus. The answer is rarely, and we'll talk about why this is.

Please note that all past and present newsletters are available on the BMR website under the Groovy Tab

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Do you see the light?

Focus on the rider. That is what we're doing this year as we create bonus themes and invest in the BMR infrastructure. We always try to improve what we have in place and slowly roll in new functionality. There are a lot of moving pieces to this event ...as we continually work to create a great event for riding enthusiasts -and this year we're particularly excited about the rally.

What you can expect in BMR2020:

  • HUGE bonus listing which will have thousands of destination bonuses. Likely the largest bonus listing in BMR history and considerably more than last year. The themes this year are inspiring, straight forward and fun.
  • Additionally, the "Gas & Tires" Theme is returning, and again it will compliment the weekly 3-day rallies that have become a popular part of BMR.
  • And of course the meat and potato staples that we all expect from BMR will be on the table as well.
  • 3,443 hours in length. Wow!, one of the longest BMRs ever! Start date = January 01; 2020
  • Camaraderie. Bonus listing and partnerships with other organizations will create great opportunities to share your moto-bike fun and enthusiasm. We will continue to bring riders together at a common place and time. If you have ideas, please raise your hand.

Behind the scenes (techy stuff we've invested in):

  • Improved bonus submission flow and architecture including new Exchange servers.
  • Improved architecture to comment and share submissions on the website. We anticipate this will help riders better share their fun -and to a certain extent even integrate to personal social media.
  • Improved newsletter email send architecture ...which should help newsletters make it to your inbox.
  • Improvements to the BMR smartphone apps. Justin Long continues to apply his skills and wonderful contributions to BMR and you'll be the recipient of some great enhancements to the apps. And a reminder, the apps can be nice tools, but as always they are not mandatory!, they are optional.

Action Items (yes YOU)

  • If you are a BMR2019 alumni, -You are already in the new system and ready to go.
    * Start by Paying and doing Registration
    * Meanwhile, you are ready to post and play with the new apps and new site. Please don't be shy to do so, in fact if you want to play before you pay/register, feel free to do so.
    * Let us know if you have any issues with the new apps etc.

  • NOTE!! Your app login is your BMR key YOUR PIN IS NO LONGER REQUIRED!
  • KEEP YOUR UNIQUE KEY IN A SAFE BUT ACCESSIBLE PLACE!!! You never know when you may need it!!
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  • If you were not a part of BMR2020 -We need to get you set-up in the system.
    * Start with payment and registration.
    * We will contact you with next steps after we receive your payment and registration.
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  • ALL: Please aggressively play with the smartphone app and test play repeatedly. We want/need lots of testing to filter any any potential glitches. Thank you for the hundreds of pics of your ugly cat, keyboard and shag carpet, we don't care how uninspiring your pictures are, just send them!!

Time-Lines:

  • November15(ish) Registration opens. To help avoid bottlenecks, discounts for early sign-ups.
  • December 15(ish) Initial bonus listing released.
  • December 28(ish) Placards released
  • January 01 00:00 Start of BMR2020
  • May 23 12:00 (noon) RenoTime end BMR2020
  • May 23 BMR2020 Finisher Banquet; Location TBD
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