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      07-30-2012, 12:53 PM   #1
Prince_of_Persia
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Calgary BMW / Mini Summer Mega Meet (August 4th, 2012)

Hey Everyone!
This is going to be our first summer mega meet this year and hopefully it will be bigger than the spring meeting we had! We are going to see a variety of BMWs in this meeting (X1, X3, X5, X6, M3, M5, 1 Series, 3 Series, 5 Series, etc.)




Initial Meeting Details:

Initial Meeting Location: The parking lot across BMW Gallery (650 Crowfoot Crescent NW, Calgary, Alberta, T3G 4S3)
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM






Lunch Details:
We are going to eat at Balkan: http://www.banffbalkan.ca/
It is long weekend on August 4th, so I am not sure if we can make a reservation for 20-30 people, but I will call and try to book a reservation. We might have to break into few smaller groups for lunch.

Time: If we leave on time, we should be there around 1:30 PM
Route:
BMW Gallery
650 Crowfoot Crescent Northwest, Calgary, AB T3G 4S3, Canada

1. Head southwest on Crowfoot Crescent NW toward Crowfoot Way NW
350 m
2. Continue onto Crowfoot Cir NW
110 m
3. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit
140 m
4. Turn right toward AB-1A W
210 m
5. Take the ramp onto AB-1A W
71.5 km
6. Turn left onto AB-1X S (signs for Seebe)
3.8 km
7. Take the AB-1 W/Trans Canada Highway ramp

450 m
8. Merge onto AB-1 W
48.1 km
9. Take the exit toward Banff
230 m
10. Turn left onto Mt Norquay Rd (signs for Banff)
950 m
11. Continue onto Gopher St/Lynx St
Continue to follow Lynx St
700 m
12. Continue straight onto Bear St
170 m
13. Turn left onto Buffalo St
110 m
14. Take the 1st left onto Banff Ave
Destination will be on the right
120 m
127 km – about 1 hour 52 mins
Balkan Restaurant
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1B6, Canada
15. Head north on Banff Ave toward Caribou St










Driving Details:

We are going to drive to Lake Louise after lunch.

Time: Hopefully we will leave Balkan by around 2:30 PM.
Route:


Balkan Restaurant
120 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB T1L 1B6, Canada
15. Head north on Banff Ave toward Caribou St
120 m
16. Take the 1st left onto Caribou St
170 m
17. Turn right onto Lynx St
600 m
18. Continue onto Mt Norquay Rd
950 m
19. Turn left onto the AB-1/Trans Canada Highway ramp to Lake Louise

210 m
20. Merge onto AB-1 W
54.4 km
21. Take the Bow Valley Parkway exit toward Lake Louise/Promenade de la vallée Bow

500 m
22. Turn left onto Bow Valley Pkwy/AB-1 Alt W

230 m
23. Continue onto Lake Louise Dr
4.0 km
61.2 km – about 49 mins
Lake Louise, AB
Canada










Weather Forecast:

It seems like weather gonna be nice as well (Sunny, 24 degrees).





A few pictures from our last year meeting:





Please make sure:

1) To bring Camera, take as many pictures as you can and share them among members here
2) To obey Traffic Laws and Speed Limits all the time in this meeting.
3) Tell all your friends with BMW or MINI to join us.
4) Share your phone numbers with few members (in case you need help or you get lost)
5) Have lots of fun


Cheers,
Mo
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