SouthEast (GA-based) Swap Meet set! MARCH 3rd *New Name*

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Classic Cool Rides

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 2, 2016
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Duluth, GA
Hello CABE'rs!! >>> The DATE is set -- Saturday MARCH 3rd -- NEW NAME !
This is our 3rd Event here at the DragWay!! --- Now In our 2nd Year--
Time for a New Name (fitting for a Dragstrip Location) >>>>>>>> "PEDAL to the METAL" :cool:
Same March weekend as Last Year when we had our inaugural Swap and attracted over 40+ Bicycle Vendors!!
Mark your calendars........ It's ONLY 7 weeks away! (1 month after the Charlotte Hurricane Coasters Event --
and 4 weeks ahead of Get-A-Grip Event in Cleveland TN)
The SouthEast gets 3 HUGE Events back-to-back-to-back....ALL 4 weeks apart... over the next 3 months
Hope to see YOU there!! Cheers!! CCR Dave
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Classic Cool Rides

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I hope you all are getting your Swap Meet goodies lined-up for the multiple SE US Events coming up very soon!!
Charlotte NC is ONLY 3 weeks away ...... then THIS Event in Commerce GA ....... then 3 weeks after that, it's Get-A-Grip in Cleveland TN !!
I've been to all of these in the past couple years..... and they are ALL worth coming to! See you there! Cheers! CCR Dave
 

Classic Cool Rides

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In one of Charlie Daniels famous Hit songs ....... he sings: "The South is Gonna do it again"!
In this case...... the South IS Doing IT!! >>> putting-on 3 GREAT Swap Meets in an 8-Week span!!
Starting with Charlotte, NC's Hurricane Show & Swap Meet on SAT. FEB. 3rd.....
Then THIS Commerce, GA "PEDAL to the METAL" Swap Meet SAT. MARCH 3rd.....
Followed by the "GET-A-GRIP" in Cleveland, TN -- 3 weeks AFTER the "Pedal to the Metal" Swap meet.....
I hope you all are getting your Swap Meet goodies lined-up for the multiple SE US Events coming up very soon!!
Charlotte NC is ONLY 2 weeks away ...... then THIS Event in Commerce GA (4 weeks later) ....... then 3 weeks after that, it's Get-A-Grip in Cleveland TN !!
I've been to all of these in the past couple years..... and they are ALL worth coming to!
Hope to See you there! ******* Cheers! CCR Dave
 

Sprockets

Finally riding a big boys bike
Dec 20, 2016
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Athens, GA, United States
Just a few week away! Spring time in the Southeast! Bikes and parts everywhere!
 
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Classic Cool Rides

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Only 4 weeks away !!!
I spoke to quite a bunch of folks today, who I saw at the Hurricane Coasters Show & Swap meet earlier today..... and passed out flyer for this Swap Meet.
It sounds like a good number of folks from the Carolinas will be heading to Commerce, GA! That's GREAT news!
Mark your calendars! Hope to see YOU here on March 3rd! Cheers!! CCR Dave
 
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Mr. Dave, will you have another show only tint setup?
Hello Todd! >>>> SURE, I can make that happen! I don't have the workforce to pull-off Awards for Show Bikes..... BUT with over 250+ other vendors there for the Cars, and Motorcycles, and everything else you could name ....... There will be PLENTY of folks there to check out the SHOW Bikes !!
IF you or anybody else is just coming to Display a Bike in the Show Tent ....... that would be $6.00 at the main entrance gate.......
Otherwise ....... IF you are getting a $20 space OR $30 Early Bird space (ALL-the-space-you-need!) You can just wheel it down to the End Cap (2nd LANE away from the Grassy Area!! Looking forward to seeing you there! CCR Dave
 
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DB ReTodd

Look Ma, No Hands!
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Sounds great, I'll bring a couple bikes just for show. Not looking for awards or fame, just wanted to hang out with some really cool people and talk bikes. Thank you Dave for taking the time to put together such a great bike event so close to home.
 

Classic Cool Rides

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Old Skool BMX Fans and Early Daze MTB/Klunkers Fans should be happy about this Post!!
I've been in contact over the last few days with calls or in-person conversations with a number of folks inquiring about coming to sell and/or coming to buy in these categories .......
I have CL ads in surrounding markets for this Pedal to the Metal Event. And from those ads I've been contacted by MOMBAT's Sam Archer who could possibly be bringing a truck and trailer down from Statesville, NC. The Musuem of Mountain Bikes is thinning out some excess Early MTB and other relics that don't quite fit into their Museum known as MOMBAT. I talked with the guys from Charlotte area's CYCO Inc. who specialize in Muscle Bikes and Old Skool BMX.
I met with Justin of Pork Chop BMX in Cartersville, GA today ..... and while it's doubtful they will set-up to sell .....they may make a trip to buy some Old Skool BMX goodies. The Western NC area along with Charlotte area seems to be coming on strong with the relatively easy 2 1/2 - 3hr trip to Commerce.
I've been getting a number of callers from those areas planning to be here.
My gut feeling is this Event should surpass the consistent 40+ Vintage Bike Vendors this March!
I know that TN and ALA and SC will be represented here, as well ....... I hope YOU are making plans to be here!
Plenty of Motels at exit # 149 at I-85 to stay just minutes away for the Very Early Sat morning start.
It's getting CLOSE! I feel the FUN in the air! ......... Cheers! CCR Dave ............(Picture Below taken at the March 2017 Event here)
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Sprockets

Finally riding a big boys bike
Dec 20, 2016
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Two weeks away for the Best Swap Meet in the Southeast! Be reminded of the early time to get thru the gates to set up, its only an extra $10 and you are most assured of getting a better place with other bike vendors. This is gonna be great, looking forward to seeing everyone there!:)
 

JOEL

Cruisin' on my Bluebird
May 22, 2006
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Birmingham, United States
Planning on it. I think Mr. Don is coming down from Ohio again.

Dave has done a great job putting this together. It is in the middle of a large car swap meet. Almost anything will sell here and the isles are crowded with buyers.
 

Classic Cool Rides

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Dec 2, 2016
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Planning on making the run from Charlotte. Good seeing you at the HC swap meet, Dave!!
Planning on it. I think Mr. Don is coming down from Ohio again.

Dave has done a great job putting this together. It is in the middle of a large car swap meet. Almost anything will sell here and the isles are crowded with buyers.
@jimbo i also want to go! Carpool?
It's Great to hear from you guys! Very glad you're making the trip from N.C. And Ala. And Don from Ohio!!
I know S.C. And Tenn. are being represented... and naturally GA. I hope to hear from @rusty.kirkpatrick from Weeziana who made the Long trip last Nov. for the Fall Event. At Smoopy's Fall Event I chatted with some members who said they might be here from Indiana too. So Far.... the Weather forecast is lookin FINE!! (Mid-60's)
This will be the 3rd Event here and I'm estimating 50+ Bike Vendors!!
My Craigslist Ads in various markets in surrounding states have been getting favorable responses too!
The excitement is in the air..... can't wait to see everybody!! Cheers! CCR Dave
 

rusty.kirkpatrick

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It's Great to hear from you guys! Very glad you're making the trip from N.C. And Ala. And Don from Ohio!!
I know S.C. And Tenn. are being represented... and naturally GA. I hope to hear from @rusty.kirkpatrick from Weeziana who made the Long trip last Nov. for the Fall Event. At Smoopy's Fall Event I chatted with some members who said they might be here from Indiana too. So Far.... the Weather forecast is lookin FINE!! (Mid-60's)
This will be the 3rd Event here and I'm estimating 50+ Bike Vendors!!
My Craigslist Ads in various markets in surrounding states have been getting favorable responses too!
The excitement is in the air..... can't wait to see everybody!! Cheers! CCR Dave
Won’t be able to attend this show, but maybe the next one. Hope it’s a big one, y’all take a lot of pictures. Appreciate the hospitality from the last one.
 

Classic Cool Rides

Wore out three sets of tires already!
Dec 2, 2016
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ONLY 1 WEEK AWAY!!
******* Here is the Weather Forecast as of today for next Saturday!! (Old Man Winter is Smiling Down on us for next Saturday!! >>> (see below)
I've been hearing from a number of folks who are getting things together THIS weekend, to be ready for NEXT weekend... VERY Exciting!!
Hope to see YOU there!! Cheers! CCR Dave (stay tuned for an aerial PARKING MAP for those coming for the 1st time)
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