Minnesota Chapter
of the
Moto Guzzi National Owners Club

2005 rally

Rally poster & pin

Photo album

Rally poster & pin

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Photo album

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The Red Beast in the rain at the hotel.
The Red Beast in the rain at the hotel.
Photo by David Chuba

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The Guzzi's start to gather.
The Guzzi's start to gather.
Photo by David Chuba

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George Dalins Cali ready for the rally.
George Dalins Cali ready for the rally.
Photo by David Chuba

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A pretty blue California.
A pretty blue California.
Photo by David Chuba

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At least the bike made it there and back.
At least the bike made it there and back.
Photo by David Chuba

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George ponders the imponderable.
George ponders the imponderable.
Photo by David Chuba

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In front of the main pavillion.
In front of the main pavillion.
Photo by David Chuba

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The Guzzi's flock at the Little Miami Bar.
The Guzzi's flock at the Little Miami Bar.
Photo by David Chuba

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Gotta have a moose head in Little Miami.
Gotta have a moose head in Little Miami.
Photo by David Chuba

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John Ulrich's impeccable Eldo poses.
John Ulrich's impeccable Eldo poses.
Photo by David Chuba

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Stylin' white walls. I dig it the most!
Stylin' white walls. I dig it the most!
Photo by David Chuba

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I think I see a speck of dust!
I think I see a speck of dust!
Photo by David Chuba

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A nice waterfall behind the local fire station.
A nice waterfall behind the local fire station.
Photo by David Chuba

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Nice gardens.
Nice gardens.
Photo by David Chuba

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The Guzzi posse scopes out the falls.
The Guzzi posse scopes out the falls.
Photo by David Chuba

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The bridge over the river Guzzi.
The bridge over the river Guzzi.
Photo by David Chuba

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Aron lectures John on geological formations.
Aron lectures John on geological formations.
Photo by David Chuba

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What is it with Gold Wing owners and stuffed animals?
What is it with Gold Wing owners and stuffed animals?
Photo by David Chuba

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Mini Moose hangs on for the ride.
Mini Moose hangs on for the ride.
Photo by David Chuba

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It's an...er... it's a.... well....a....you know.
It's an...er... it's a.... well....a....you know.
Photo by David Chuba

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The bridge of the thing.
The bridge of the thing.
Photo by David Chuba

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Made solely of old appliances.
Made solely of old appliances.
Photo by David Chuba

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Everyones favorite event, The Weenie Bite!
Everyones favorite event, The Weenie Bite!
Photo by David Chuba

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Janna demonstrates the proper technique.
Janna demonstrates the proper technique.
Photo by David Chuba

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The new Weenie Bite Champion!
The new Weenie Bite Champion!
Photo by David Chuba

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Last years winner tries to repeat.
Last years winner tries to repeat.
Photo by David Chuba

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Another competitor chomp's the weenie.
Another competitor chomp's the weenie.
Photo by David Chuba

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This is just disturbing.....
This is just disturbing.....
Photo by David Chuba

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Likewise...
Likewise...
Photo by David Chuba

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The line for the slow race.
The line for the slow race.
Photo by David Chuba

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And the're off!
And the're off!
Photo by David Chuba

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Under starters orders..
Under starters orders..
Photo by David Chuba

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John waits to go slow.
John waits to go slow.
Photo by David Chuba

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Part of the 50,000+ spectators that jammed the stands.
Part of the 50,000+ spectators that jammed the stands.
Photo by David Chuba

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Another round of who's slower.
Another round of who's slower.
Photo by David Chuba

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The gladiators cross the field.
The gladiators cross the field.
Photo by David Chuba

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The Undefeated 2 time slow race champion!
The Undefeated 2 time slow race champion!
Photo by David Chuba

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The Red Beast broods after a stinging defeat.
The Red Beast broods after a stinging defeat.
Photo by David Chuba

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Gathering for the trip home.
Gathering for the trip home.
Photo by David Chuba

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Packed up for the return journey.
Packed up for the return journey.
Photo by David Chuba

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bluffs while approaching the rally site...
bluffs while approaching the rally site...
Photo by Aron Larson

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more bluffs...
more bluffs...
Photo by Aron Larson

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photo opp'
photo opp'
Photo by Aron Larson

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yep, more bluffs
yep, more bluffs
Photo by Aron Larson

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guess what
guess what
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approaching the rally site
approaching the rally site
Photo by Aron Larson

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this way towards fun!
this way towards fun!
Photo by Aron Larson

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Welcome Moto Guzzi
Welcome Moto Guzzi
Photo by Aron Larson

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Mr. Kneeland registering rally goers.
Mr. Kneeland registering rally goers.
Photo by Aron Larson

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luffs surrounding a virtually empty camp site on Thursday
luffs surrounding a virtually empty camp site on Thursday
Photo by Aron Larson

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full moon (long exposure attempt)
full moon (long exposure attempt)
Photo by Aron Larson

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full moon (short exposure attempt)
full moon (short exposure attempt)
Photo by Aron Larson

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the Personius clan to the left, Mr. Cleven to the right
the Personius clan to the left, Mr. Cleven to the right
Photo by Aron Larson

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Joe playing a game of Bolo Horseshoes with a young rally goer
Joe playing a game of Bolo Horseshoes with a young rally goer
Photo by Aron Larson

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Guzzi talk
Guzzi talk
Photo by Aron Larson

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the miserable humidity rolling in on early Friday morning
the miserable humidity rolling in on early Friday morning
Photo by Aron Larson

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JU's poster child of beauty
JU's poster child of beauty
Photo by Aron Larson

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'Guzzi' (the Cleven's Schnauzer) teaches JU new tricks.
'Guzzi' (the Cleven's Schnauzer) teaches JU new tricks.
Photo by Aron Larson

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Diane Cleven & her V-Star
Diane Cleven & her V-Star
Photo by Aron Larson

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Tom checkin' out Guzzis
Tom checkin' out Guzzis
Photo by Aron Larson

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The Fleckenstin family & Tom talk about SP's
The Fleckenstin family & Tom talk about SP's
Photo by Aron Larson

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Uh oh... Flamingos... guess what the next pic will be...
Uh oh... Flamingos... guess what the next pic will be...
Photo by Aron Larson

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'Maynard' and his beautiful Eldo'
'Maynard' and his beautiful Eldo'
Photo by Aron Larson

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Puddles everywhere after early Saturday morning's thunderous rain and lightning was through
Puddles everywhere after early Saturday morning's thunderous rain and lightning was through
Photo by Aron Larson

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Mr. Revis & his bodacious Stone w/comfy seat.
Mr. Revis & his bodacious Stone w/comfy seat.
Photo by Aron Larson

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The license plate reads 'BRAZIL' - guess who's bike this is.
The license plate reads 'BRAZIL' - guess who's bike this is.
Photo by Aron Larson

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Saturday morning discussions everywhere about the nasty storms.
Saturday morning discussions everywhere about the nasty storms.
Photo by Aron Larson

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Kevin & Lynn Mackey's EV and Lu Parendo's Jackyl.
Kevin & Lynn Mackey's EV and Lu Parendo's Jackyl.
Photo by Aron Larson

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somebody fire up the grill
somebody fire up the grill
Photo by Aron Larson

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getting ready for Saturday morning's 'lunch run'
getting ready for Saturday morning's 'lunch run'
Photo by Aron Larson

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Saturday morning lunch run destination - 'Little Miami'
Saturday morning lunch run destination - 'Little Miami'
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Guardian of the moose lodge?
Guardian of the moose lodge?
Photo by Aron Larson

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wife snappin' pics on the way home from Little Miami...
wife snappin' pics on the way home from Little Miami...
Photo by Aron Larson

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wife snappin' pics on the way home from Little Miami... heading into the Twisties soon.
wife snappin' pics on the way home from Little Miami... heading into the Twisties soon.
Photo by Aron Larson

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time to ride around the rain clouds quickly approaching
time to ride around the rain clouds quickly approaching
Photo by Aron Larson

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some good roller coaster climbs and dips
some good roller coaster climbs and dips
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the wife likes windmills
the wife likes windmills
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JU - 'I can't drive, 55!'
JU - 'I can't drive, 55!'
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heading up for a long streach of wide swirves
heading up for a long streach of wide swirves
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parking bikes at Como Falls
parking bikes at Como Falls
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saddle up and let's head back to camp
saddle up and let's head back to camp
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let the 'Slow race' festivities begin!
let the 'Slow race' festivities begin!
Photo by Aron Larson

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Paul F & David C start out a slow race
Paul F & David C start out a slow race
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JU represents Guzzi well by beating the guy on the Harley. LOL !
JU represents Guzzi well by beating the guy on the Harley. LOL !
Photo by Aron Larson

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now two years running, winner Clem from Kansas defeats Aron yet again!
now two years running, winner Clem from Kansas defeats Aron yet again!
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Photo by Aron Larson

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Kevin from Kansas loses by a down'd foot to JU
Kevin from Kansas loses by a down'd foot to JU
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ahh the taste of Victory!
ahh the taste of Victory!
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an HD rider vs Clem on his Guzzi
an HD rider vs Clem on his Guzzi
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Foot down on the left... Clem wins!
Foot down on the left... Clem wins!
Photo by Aron Larson

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The final match... JU vs Clem
The final match... JU vs Clem
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Neck & neck to the end... JU is runner-up and Clem our slow race winner!
Neck & neck to the end... JU is runner-up and Clem our slow race winner!
Photo by Aron Larson

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let the Weinie bite games begin!
let the Weinie bite games begin!
Photo by Aron Larson

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last years winner (& this year's runner-up)
last years winner (& this year's runner-up)
Photo by Aron Larson

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A kettle of Janna's 'rawkin' potato soup simmers Saturday night.
A kettle of Janna's 'rawkin' potato soup simmers Saturday night.
Photo by Aron Larson

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