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2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« on: January 22, 2015, 11:26:39 AM »
Come join us for the 2015 Western Iowa Subaru cruise on March 29th at 12:30pm!  (Sunday)

Route 141 in northwest Iowa is a lesser known road that winds through the beautiful Loess hills. Its a road that has many turns, bends, and elevation changes during the route. So it is the perfect place to take our boxer engine brethren. Join us on March 29th to take part in this awesome cruise. We will meet in the Unity Point Health parking lot just off highway 20 on the east side of Sioux City. The route will take us through the tiny towns of Climbing Hill, Oto, Smithland, Mapleton, Ute, and Soldier, IA. We will end in Preparation Canyon State Park, about 30 mins north of Missouri Valley, IA. 
During the cruise we will stop and take pictures at opportunist spots along with making sure everyone stays together.

*If we have some non-Subaru people who would like to attend with their ride, they are more than welcome to. Just know this is not a race, and everyone must respect each other and the road.

Link to route here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/edit?mid=zwxbBD8UmS6E.kOyTclwrpL78

Main event page on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/events/351399768395315/Western Iowa Subaru Cruise by Colin Brandt 555, on Flickr
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2015, 11:35:06 AM »
Looks like a great route!  I don't think I've ever taken those roads before, so it'll be a refreshing change from my usual routes.

What time are we meeting on the 29th?  Or is that TBA?

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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2015, 11:40:14 AM »
Looks like a great route!  I don't think I've ever taken those roads before, so it'll be a refreshing change from my usual routes.

What time are we meeting on the 29th?  Or is that TBA?

Sorry I thought I had the time above.  We will meet at 12:00pm and leave around 12:30pm.  The whole route should take a little over an hour and a half counting the time we take to stop and take pictures or fill up with gas.
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2015, 10:51:38 AM »
What's crazy is that I know a lot of these smaller towns, since I have to pass through them to go to my grandparents!  Those hills are wonderful for driving through, I look forward to this meet!  8)
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2015, 11:35:32 PM »
What's crazy is that I know a lot of these smaller towns, since I have to pass through them to go to my grandparents!  Those hills are wonderful for driving through, I look forward to this meet!  8)

Great to hear!!  Where are your grandparents from?
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2015, 12:39:16 AM »
My grandparents live in Cherokee. Oto, Smithland and Onawa are all familiar. :]
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2015, 11:39:54 AM »
UPDATE:  The end point of the cruise is now set in stone.  We will end at Preparation Canyon State Park, about 30 mins north of Missouri Valley, IA. 

Also, T-Shirts for the cruise are now available here!  http://www.zazzle.com/gifts?ch=connorbrandt
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2015, 03:31:24 PM »
This week you can apply a Coupon Code for the T-Shirt design.  Use "STPADDYSDEAL" during checkout to get 17% off

Just ordered mine!  Looking forward to the meet!!

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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2015, 01:55:33 PM »
This week you can apply a Coupon Code for the T-Shirt design.  Use "STPADDYSDEAL" during checkout to get 17% off

Just ordered mine!  Looking forward to the meet!!

I did not realize that Mike!  Thanks for the heads up, I will share this with the Facebook page as well. :)

The meet should be a great time!  I am hoping the weather holds up and we have at least a dry day. 
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2015, 02:07:03 PM »
UPDATE: The meet will start at 12:30 pm and we will begin the cruise around 1:00pm.  This allows everyone plenty of time to eat lunch, get gas etc.
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #10 on: March 27, 2015, 08:00:26 AM »
Looks like weather is going to cooperate with the cruise.  First it was 70s and sunny.  Then 50s and a chance of rain.  Now it's 60s with some wind.  Not that rain would stop a Subaru cruise, but it'd be nice to enjoy this route with the windows down!

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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2015, 08:38:10 AM »
Yeah I think its going to be perfect temps!  Great weather for cruising and optimum running temps.
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Re: 2015 Western Iowa Subaru Cruise March 29th!
« Reply #12 on: April 03, 2015, 09:53:18 AM »
Thanks to everyone that came out to make this event a huge success!  Its nice being able to bring people from two main Subaru groups together in one place!  Keep and eye out for another event sometime in the early summer months.   :subaru:

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*2003 WRX sedan World Rally Blue-Sold
*1999 2.5rs coupe Rally Blue Pearl - Sold