Wisconsin Overnighter 2012

MINI Parking

WRAPUP:? Another great roadtrip!!? We had 20 MINIs in attendance on a chilly but nice day.? After a late start we headed out to Monroe for lunch.? Their Chili festival was in full force in the town square.? Then we took off on the long?twisty route to New Glarus.? We saw the amazing fall colors, some wild life, animal sculptures, and lots of fun?roads.? We made it to?the New Glarus Brewery in time for a quick tour and?a beer stock-up for those that had extra room in their?trunks.? Huge thanks to Paul and Barbara for all the route planning, and leading and pacing the group!!

Please send links?of photos to steve@chicagominiclub.com , and I will add them here.

Photos by: Steve |??Rus |

Video by: Bruce & Mary |

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CMMC on Route 66 5/19

 

WRAPUP: We saw a full-house at the Launching pad.? MINIs and Austin-Healeys hanging out together.? When we finally got started, we had 27 MINIs.? Including 1 Classic and a couple of friends from the STL MINIs.? With stops in Gardner for the 2-celled jail and restored diner car, then in Dwight for lunch and a group photo at the restored gas station, the trip started off with a bang.? In Dwight, we’re joined by 3 Pontiac-area MINIs.? We roll into Odell for another photo op at another gas station, then finally into Pontiac.? When we turn the corner, we’re personally greeted by the Mayor of Pontiac!? The weather was great and we were well received by everyone along the Red Carpet Corridor of Route 66.? Great seeing old friends and making several new ones. Special thanks to Dan and Francis for putting the drive together.?

Pics by: ?Cathy and Gary | Dan | Nat & Jennifer | Francis | Dave P?

Take a MINI?day trip down part of Route 66.? We are planning a drive to visit a number of small towns with a final destination of Pontiac.?

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