February 2018 Update & Events
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Update & Events

Hello TCDers,

Welcome to the 50th Anniversary Year for the BMW Touring Club of Detroit.  We're looking forward to it as one of the best  - lots of rides, events, and some world-class adventures are ahead.

We're starting it off with our Annual Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 10th.  Please RSVP as soon as possible if you would like to attend.  We still have room, but we may fill up.

Use this link to RSVP:

On March 4th, the TCD Business and Planning meeting will be held in Royal Oak.  We will finalize the details of our Golden Anniversary year with some excellent rides (it's what we do...)

Upcoming Events Schedule:
(See Calendar details)

BMWTCD Awards Dinner - Saturday Feb 10th 
  • 6:00pm at Karls Kabin (6005 Gotfredson Rd in Plymouth, MI 48170) where we'll recognize and celebrate (and roast) the wonderful riders and members of the TCD.
  • Plan on attending and let us know if you're coming!  We need a headcount for the restaurant.
  • RSVP:
TCD Business and Planning Meeting - Sunday March 4th
  • This is the annual meeting of the TCD and our chance to plot our adventures for the coming year.
  • We will have coffee available.  
  • Optional meeting for lunch beforehand at 11:30 a.m. at the Royal Oak Brewery (215 E 4th St, Royal Oak, MI 48067) if anyone is interested.
  • We will have our business meeting first, then we will review our proposed calendar of activities and finalize our plans for the year.
  • We will be in room #8/9 in the Royal Oak Community Center (same as last year):
  • Location: Leo Mahany / Harold Meininger Senior Community Center
    3500 Marais Avenue
    Royal Oak MI 48073
    (North of 13 Mile Road, just south of Lexington Boulevard, East of Crooks Road)
  • If you have time, please arrive at 12:50 to help set-up the room.

The 2018 breakfast calendar has been released! 
Be sure to make it to the annual BMW TCD Awards dinner on Saturday, Feb 10th! There will be hijinx, hilarity, and a good time for all.
Studded tires and cold weather gear are worth it to extend the riding season!

Membership Renewal:  Welcome to 2018!  Membership periods now run 12 months from the date of your last payment.  You will receive a renewal notice via email, with a link to renew online via PayPal. You can still renew with a check by mailing a membership form and $20 to the club P.O. box.  If you're not a member, it's a great time to join! Just log into the TCD Website, register and pay online.

Welcome New Officers:  Please welcome some new faces to the ranks.  Mike Drew is the new VP, Craig Grissom is the Treasurer, and Mike Eckstein is now President.  Don't let all the dirt in the photos fool you, these guys have road bikes too!  All but one, anyway...  Can you guess who?
A contingent of TCD'ers traveled to the International Motorcycle Show in Cleveland with BMW Motorcycles of Southeast Michigan on January 27th to check out the latest bikes and gear.

Breakfast Schedule:
(see forum for details)

2/4/18 - Kerby's North

2/11/18 - Scrambler Marie's

2/18/18 - Pinckney Masonic Lodge (West side)
2/18/18 - Nick's Country Oven (North side)

2/25/18 - Americus Coney & Grill

3/4/18 - Kerby's North

Check out the schedule of Saturday seminars at BMW Motorcycles of Southeast Michigan.  They are every Saturday at 1:00 through March 3rd!
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Paypal Annual Memberships 

Enjoy the rides, enjoy the club!


Your TCD Officers
Mike Eckstein
Mike Drew
Vice President
Craig Grissom
Lukas Eddy
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