Chicago Region BMW Owners Association boasts over 250 members... the largest and most active BMW Motorcycle Club in the region. Meeting on the SECOND Thursday monthly, 7:30 pm 'til 9 pm at Elmhurst Elks Lodge, 711 W. St. Charles Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126.

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2 months 2 weeks ago #854 by Charlie Post
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Hi WL!
I hope all goes well and you get the gig. From where are you coming? I find Chicago a great place to work and live.
I'm sidelined from work for a while with a newborn at home. However I'm sure someone from the community would be more than happy to meet up with you. Best of luck!
Cheers,
-Charlie

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2 months 2 weeks ago #853 by Tim Colburn
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Welcome! Hope the interview process, etc., goes well, and that you’ll be able to join our riding community. By the way, we also have a Facebook page which you might like to check out.

Yours in the sport,
Tim C.

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2 months 2 weeks ago #852 by White Lightning
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Hi Charlie and hello all,

Was headhunted this week for an executive position in Chicago. Haven’t interviewed yet. A big plus for me will be making moto friends, upping my off-road skills, and even gaining professional “contacts” through the riding network—since I’d be new to Chicago and the job would be freaking demanding. Work sleep ride repeat!

I’m a woman so I hope you’ll laugh or at least smile when I ask—are there any other suits out there who think it’s a good idea for me to take this job???? How often do rides tend to happen? Where is the epicenter of the club activity? Do people socialize afterwords? Howbout grabbing a drink when I get an interview date? Will be close to downtown Chicago.

WL
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6 months 1 week ago #846 by Charlie Post
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Hi,
I ride a '78 R80/7 and just joined CRBMW, as well as the ABC. I moved to Chicago a few years ago, and retrieved my ride from NY last summer - my first one off in 10 years! Since then I've been getting my "stuff" together, joining the MOA and attending my first rally in July. I eventually made my way from the Airheads tent to the CRBMW tent during the closing ceremony and talked to a nice guy there, even though he wasn't riding a BMW... :huh:

Anywho, I hope to meet some of you at the Evanston Motorcycle Classic!
Cheers,
-Charlie

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