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Mark your calendar and start making plans now for Carlisle 2020.  I've just signed a Speedster Owners room contract,  this wlll be our second year staying at Courtyard by Marriot in Shippensburg PA.  The Thursday night BBQ Buffet was enjoyed by everyone,  so we'll be doing this again.  I'll be posting the hotel room reservation information soon with more info to come from both Ed and myself  ~



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Thanks for confirming the dates for Carlisle in 2020, Alan.  Gonna be a tough assignment to match the great time we had for Carlisle 2019 but I have no doubt that it will be sensational.

 Carlisle has been a major highlight of my year for 13 years now.  After  thirteen 2,500 mile round trips from Hot Springs for 2020, Alice and I will fly to Harrisburg and rent a car to participate next year.  I have always said that it's really about the great folks we visit with there annually and that part will continue for 2020.  The iron butt has worn plumb out after over 56,000 miles in the Speedster, and at age 81 at the 2020 Carlisle event who can blame me?  Can't wait to see everyone there!

Paul Mossberg posted:
Gordon Nichols posted:

Lane wrote: “I've shown up in my BMW the last couple of years, and they let me in.  It's more an attitude than a real ownership thing.”

Gee......  I thought it was because you look like @Paul Mossberg’s brother.    

Wow @Lane Anderson. You must be getting younger. You used to be "dad."

Or you're not looking so good, perhaps? 

2020 Carlisle Courtyard  By Marriott hotel reservations.
I have contracted room block for our Speedster Owners Group 35 rooms per night for: Thursday May 14, Friday May 15 and Saturday May 16th.

The room rate is $132.00 per night. You are encouraged to book your asap as there are a number of area events taking place the same weekend. Area hotels sell out quickly.
On Thursday night we will have the BBQ buffet as we did last year, the cost will automatically added to your Thursday night room folio there is nothing for you to do.
Reservations:  To maintain an accurate room count we have a special reservation number , please call direct to Charity Shreffler at 717 300 7021.  Monday through Friday  8 - 4 . Be sure to mention Speedster Owners Group.  
Do Not Call to reserve on line or by calling the hotel's front desk ! 
Courtyard by Marriott                                                                                                              
503 Newburg Road  
Shippensburg, PA 17257         
The Hotel is located one mile west of  Interstate 81 exit 29 Shippensburg
Group Name: Speedster Owners.                                                                                            May 14,15,16   2020          Rate : $132.00 per night
Check in is 3:00 pm & Check out is 12:00 noon.
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Alan Merklin posted:
Arden posted:

Is this a Speedster only Event?

Speedsters Spyders and some MGTD replicas too ~

And some rare Roaster Reps too.  

A quick note to thank the Merklinator et al for putting this fantastic event together. We'll book our room tomorrow. Not sure who else is helping but I'm guessing " New Spyder Ericson " and the " Coupe Laner "...

Always a good job guys. Ya'll learned well from the hard working Bruce. 

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