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Old 01-15-2015, 10:04 PM   #1
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Default 2015 Miatas at the gap - July 24, 25, 26

I booked my hotel today for Miatas at the Gap. I will be staying at the Microtel in Robbinsville NC if anyone wants to attend and book a room at that hotel.

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Not sure how many of the group activities I will be attending - I am interested in driving more than standing around taking pictures. I am sure I will have more fun if some of my MT.net friends come as well.

Post here if you are considering going this year.
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Definitely considering. Will be my first time so why not?
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We made our reservations today at Fontana. This will be year two so I'm excited to not be the overwhelmed noobie. Last year I was too busy furiously driving the Dragon to meet anyone but hopefully I'll make some new friends this year.
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I'll be there, staying at Fontana as usual.
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Hmmm Maybe this will be there year...
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It seemed to me that Fontana was a bit pricey for one maybe two people. If I KNEW I was going to meet trusted friends down there I would have popped for a two room cabin or something in Fontana, but for my first event I figured I would just do the conventional thing. It's only a short drive away.
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It seemed to me that Fontana was a bit pricey for one maybe two people. If I KNEW I was going to meet trusted friends down there I would have popped for a two room cabin or something in Fontana, but for my first event I figured I would just do the conventional thing. It's only a short drive away.
Im going to ask off work tomorrow so I can go, maybe we can split a cabin?
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Hmmm Maybe this will be there year...
Every year I say the same thing. I have been into miata's for 10 years meow and live on the east coast, there is absolutely no reason for me to have not been yet.
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I havent been either, but I havent been into miatas for that length of time. For shame.
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Every year I say the same thing. I have been into miata's for 10 years meow and live on the east coast, there is absolutely no reason for me to have not been yet.
I don't go because it's during the hottest time of the year. Why oh why not schedule the meet in Spring or Fall?
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I do a run that usually lands first or second weekend in October. It's a blast, 75% heavy driving 25% partying.

If MATG is anything like the pictures and videos i've seen online, i want nothing to do with it. Honestly, if i did go, it would be for the party and not so much the driving.
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I don't go because it's during the hottest time of the year. Why oh why not schedule the meet in Spring or Fall?
I hear you, but, I had an RX8 and went to the Deals Gap Rotary Rally which is in late April and the weather in the mountains is **** that early. Daytime highs of around 20 celcius dropping to 0 at night.
I've been there late May and early September which is nice but I'll take the July heat over the April cold anytime.
Also, I've been to Miatas at the gap twice and it is a much better event than the Rotary Rally. I would never go back to that.
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Dude, you're from Canada and you're complaining about cold?

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Hahaha. I know. I hate the cold. If I could swing it I would live in Florida during the winter months.

It just sucks in the mountains that time of year because I was running 140tw tires so at night when it's at or near freezing, traction isn't the best.
Plus there is also the risk of snow which I definitely prefer not to drive in with summer tires.

It's nice in the evening at Fontana Village to sit outside, drink a beer and smoke a cigar. Not freeze my ***** off.
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I don't go because it's during the hottest time of the year. Why oh why not schedule the meet in Spring or Fall?
Ben you really need to check out MIB and/or MIM this year.

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That Miatas in Boone event looks pretty cool too. I may register for that as well.
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I don't go because it's during the hottest time of the year. Why oh why not schedule the meet in Spring or Fall?
This is why I have a/c! Everything else in my car is gone except the good old r12 a/c
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Ben you really need to check out MIB and/or MIM this year.

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I'll look at it.

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This is why I have a/c! Everything else in my car is gone except the good old r12 a/c
The car i would take has no a/c. Or heat. Or doors. Or a windshield.
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Miatas in Boone looks great and is right by the Blue Ridge Observatory and Star Park, which I'd like to visit this year. Might be a good 2-in-1 type trip. I'll need to figure out logistics as I can't fit my family in the Miata or Exocet.
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I'll be going. Third year in a row, third different car in a row.
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