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Wings Over the Smokies 2003
North Carolina District Rally
20th Anniversary
September 18-20, 2003

Stats:

Around 5,000 from 28 states attended.

Almost 2,000 were pre-registered, and 3,100 bought day passes.

420 people attended the seminars.

Longest distance ride was 1400 miles from Colorado.


Visitors

Collage of Licence Plates at Wings Over the Smokies
Some of the motorcycle license plates seen at WOS.
There were Gold Wings from as far away as Colorado,
but they must have been out riding while I was
shooting these pictures.


Entertainment

Sundowners Country Music Band
The Sundowners perform country music
at the Thursday evening festivities.

Monte and Holly Dancing
Monte & Holly dancin'
(closely supervised)
to the music.

Keith Henderson is Elvis

Keith Henderson's Illusions of
"The King" on Friday evening.

Monte keeps his eyes on Marcie  Marcie's with who? (whom?)
Monte can't believe his eyes at Marcie's antics
while "The King" is onstage.


Fundraising

Customers at NC-I's Poker Run Table  Bev and ?? take their turn at the Poker Run Table

Keeping track of the scores  Could this be a winner?

The Chapter NC-I Poker Run table was a popular attraction.


Vendors

The crowd roams the vendor area  The Tulsa Enterprises Blimp

Patriotic red, white, and blue trailers for sale  The other end of the Tulsa Enterprises Blimp cable

Honda DirecLine's booth  Air Rider's helmets and headsets

Vendors brought lots of "safety chrome" and other accessories.

And a variety of food stands

And, of course, it wouldn't be a rally without food.


Volunteers

Wings Over the Smokies wouldn't happen at all without the volunteers  The NC-I Poker Run Team

A special thanks to the many volunteers
who made Wings Over the Smokies possible.
Here are just a few from Chapter NC-I.

The Red Cross drains a little of Teresa's blood

Teresa and many others also
volunteered at the blood drive.
The Red Cross collected 32 units
of blood (not all from Teresa).


Middle Tennessee Precision Drill Team

Drill Team, four abreast

Drill Team, diamond formation

Drill Team, close-order drill

The Middle Tennessee Precision Drill Team
put on an amazing show of close-order drill.


Other Bikes

Boss Hoss  Trike

Lots of glitter  Triked Porche

Some distinctive non-Gold Wing bikes
and trikes found at Wings Over the Smokies.


Miscellaneous

Parking lot stuffed with Goldwings

Saturday morning, before it got crowded.

Could this be a future chapter director?

What does an orange Goldwing have in its tank?  This trike has lots of blue and green sparkles

Green show bike


The End

Many of the happy campers towed trailers  The first tilting trailer I've ever seen behind a Goldwing

This one has a nice western themed paint job  Industrial style

Horse trailer style  Car-shaped trailer

Fred's decorated cartop carrier trailer

Some of the more unusual trailers at WOS
including Fred King's "Smoky Mountain Special."

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