I have let time slip by and forgot about it till Chillkoot Charlie reminded me.
Surry Community College has an ERC scheduled for March 1. Cost is $60 for one-up, $75 (?) for two-up. I think that is the charge for two-up. Surry Community is in Surry County, off Exit 93 on I-77, or accesible from US 601 from the other direction. The phone to register is 336-386-3202, Sandy Wall. She's expecting your calls.... we can have up to 12 students, need at least 6 to run class.
I have spoken to the director and he is fine with us having a tech session during the day too. We can run the ERC for those interested and a tech session for others. I don't think you'll be able to do both, though. There would be no charge for the tech session. BUt to participate in the ERC, you will have to pay.
I did tell the director of the training center that we would not be using the college's tools, in the interest of not having to keep up with that, so we'll need to bring whatever we need. I can bring basic stuff. I can't remember, but there may be a grill over there, too. I am not financially able to be as gracious as some hosts, so we may have to compromise and all pitch in or go out for lunch.
If there is interest in this, we need to start organizing a plan pretty quick. Anyone that would like to volunteer to host the tech session or any part of the day would be certainly welcome to do so. I could really use a person to coordinate the tech session to help me out, if any of you would like to do that.
I have Joseph Stephens (joseph, are you listening?) listed currently as one instructor for the day. I'll either be the second or we'll hire another if need be. WE'll work that out on my end. But I may need to be available to help run everything, so I may not be able to help coach.
All bikes and riders will be welcome for the ERC, if you have a spouse or friend that is interested. And the course is open for others, too.
But if we can get it booked up, we can have run of the place. If you know anyone that may be interested in either the ERC or the tech session, let's get a list going and make a plan.
I'm sure more details need to be worked out, but its Monday morning and it's kinda hectic here at work.....