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vikingrob August 27th, 2008 19:07

En route to TDIfest
Who is already en route?

I am posting this from a truckstop in Osseo, WI, about 606 miles from the Fest.

paramedick August 27th, 2008 19:15

I worked on a gentleman's car today that is slowly working his way up from Florida.

vikingrob August 27th, 2008 19:24


Originally Posted by paramedick
I worked on a gentleman's car today that is slowly working his way up from Florida.

So one from Florida is closer than I am right now? Am I correct to presume this gentleman is in Kentucky?

Hamsterdiesel August 27th, 2008 19:37

Yep, Bruce said he's spending tonight in Kentucky...

paramedick August 27th, 2008 20:55

Lexington last night/tonight. Walton, KY tomorrow night, gonna fillup with the $3.97 diesel at Flying J. Pulls into the hotel Friday. He's sightseeing on the way.

He wants to savor those new Bilstein TCs and the new TB. ;) :D

VeeDubTDI August 27th, 2008 21:52

Sounds like quite a journey from Florida. <insert memories from driving to Utah for the 2001 Fest> :cool:

traxterXT August 28th, 2008 00:49

I'm here
Well I just arrived and its 3:40 AM... What a long drive it was, 14 hours straight 750Miles on the first tank and 75 on the second.

anyone else is here.

Growler August 28th, 2008 04:27

To all of the early arrivers:

Please try to volunteer to help set up..

the organizers should be arriving before noon on friday and a few of them will be in town tonight. keep an eye out for them!

CoJoNEs August 28th, 2008 07:41

Several of us will be in and around the hotel tonight (Thurs) to collaborate on last minute items and work through final printings. After work for me, I expect to be in the hotel around 7 and be around the Registration room for several hours still tonight. If anyone wants to poke their head in early and say hi or stuff bags, feel free ;)

traxterXT August 28th, 2008 08:43

I got no problem with that. I'm parked near the main lobby.

traxterXT August 28th, 2008 14:06

I also got my Nintendo Wii with Guitar Heroe and some other fun games if some early folks want's to come and play. just nock at room 201 in building A

ecodean August 28th, 2008 17:37

Whitetdi05 and I are in a Comfort Inn outside of Wheeling WV for the night. Tomorrow its off to Dayton to check out the Airforce Museum, then on to Mason for the TDI Fest:D . See ya all soon.

BKmetz August 29th, 2008 08:03

FINALLY!! On the road at 10:00am. I'm only running an hour behind....


RichmondKYtdi August 29th, 2008 11:09

Those coming up I-75....In lexington,KY off exit 110.... diesel is at $3.89, just so you know.

canast August 29th, 2008 11:12

Fest trip
I'm Here, yes!
Traffic was not too bad. Most Wisconsin troopers I have seen on 94 & 90 in a while now.
Chicago was a breeze during the Midnight hour.
Something was causing the radar go off frequently near Lafeyette. Never saw anything. Played team player and stayed with all my big diesel brothers.
Seen aftermath of a car fire near Cinci, but it was just a Toyota.
Darn GPS needs an update as hotel was not in it's database. So got off one exit too soon.

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