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      04-01-2021, 11:27 AM   #23
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A week from today, we'll be headed to MX1! Can't wait and wishing for good weather!
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      04-04-2021, 06:54 AM   #24
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At the moment the weather doesn't look good for Saturday, but it's far too early to make that call for sure. I do know that the CCA HQ grass field is a nightmare in the wet as the 50th O'fest 2019 final night event it rained, and I was fortunate that I live 20min away and I had brought the E91 that night with all-season (PSAS3+) tires on it. It was still a harrowing ordeal to get out of the muck without being towed...really glad I made the decision to drive the beater that night (the huge grass field slopes down to a lake).

One drive I really enjoy locally is highway 276 up to Cesar's Head from the Greenville side (from highway 11). It goes from 1165ft elevation at highway 11 to 3159ft at Cesars Head State Park at the top over ~5-6 miles of road. It has short sections of two upbound lanes to allow you to get around slow traffic in many areas, and the very tight uphill switchbacks are a blast. I just drove it Friday in fact (about 25 min from here in north Greenville county).

None of the mountain drives are much fun on crowded weekend days, especially now when everyone seems to be getting out.

I hope the weather holds and Saturday turns out nice. It would great to meet up with everyone.
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I'm like to sign to sign up and come down of the weather is nice. Is there something wrong with the BMWCCA registration site? I've tried to join for the past two weeks and when I submit my information I get the following:

The requested URL /bmwssa/censsacustmast.confirm_save was not found.
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At the moment the weather doesn't look good for Saturday, but it's far too early to make that call for sure. I do know that the CCA HQ grass field is a nightmare in the wet as the 50th O'fest 2019 final night event it rained, and I was fortunate that I live 20min away and I had brought the E91 that night with all-season (PSAS3+) tires on it. It was still a harrowing ordeal to get out of the muck without being towed...really glad I made the decision to drive the beater that night (the huge grass field slopes down to a lake).

One drive I really enjoy locally is highway 276 up to Cesar's Head from the Greenville side (from highway 11). It goes from 1165ft elevation at highway 11 to 3159ft at Cesars Head State Park at the top over ~5-6 miles of road. It has short sections of two upbound lanes to allow you to get around slow traffic in many areas, and the very tight uphill switchbacks are a blast. I just drove it Friday in fact (about 25 min from here in north Greenville county).

None of the mountain drives are much fun on crowded weekend days, especially now when everyone seems to be getting out.

I hope the weather holds and Saturday turns out nice. It would great to meet up with everyone.
I hope the weather holds as well!!

Thanks for the advice on the drive CSBM5, I've taken 276 on that route (then went up through the Pisgah Forest and on to Waynesville on the way back from PCD back in 2015. I drove some of it last August, again after PCD. It was a fun drive both times.

I was hoping the Blue Ridge Parkway would be open, but it looks like it's still mostly closed (at least it was the other day when I looked...)
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      04-05-2021, 09:08 AM   #27
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I'm like to sign to sign up and come down of the weather is nice. Is there something wrong with the BMWCCA registration site? I've tried to join for the past two weeks and when I submit my information I get the following:

The requested URL /bmwssa/censsacustmast.confirm_save was not found.
I just tried and it seemed fine:
https://mx1.bmwcca.org/
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Thank you, I will try again.
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Keep hoping this front that's going to hang around late week through Saturday gets swept along somehow faster: https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/sc/greer

Last Saturday was perfect here - 60F, dew points in the low 20s!, 100% sun. Similarly this week we're having perfect weather and then next week looks great too. We've still got time though for Saturday's forecast to change, but that door is closing.
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