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Hi,
Are there enough folks out there near Alexandria for a little meetup? Buzz on Slaters Lane in north Old Town Alexandria has great coffee drinks, treats, and ample parking across the street for shiny cars. (there is a parking lot out back, but then no one would see the cars!)

Maybe sometime in the next few weeks?
 

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If you pick a place a little farther out west I would be in. Middleburg maybe?
 

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If you pick a place a little farther out west I would be in. Middleburg maybe?
I'd be in if it were a little north and east!:crazyeyes
 

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Ok. There are at least 5 Elise and a stormtrooper Exige in Alex. Plus Don Pross's 84 Esprit.
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Middleburg is a really nice drive from DC, as well as place to hang out for a few hours. I think I could even talk the old lady to go along for that one.

We stayed in a B&B there last year, and saw a bunch of old British cars heading there as we were leaving. I think it was early June. Does anyone know if that is a recurring event?
 

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I heard Maryland is where all the fun is. I'd suggest setting something up there :)
 

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Middleburg is a really nice drive from DC, as well as place to hang out for a few hours. I think I could even talk the old lady to go along for that one.

We stayed in a B&B there last year, and saw a bunch of old British cars heading there as we were leaving. I think it was early June. Does anyone know if that is a recurring event?
If it was early June, it was likely a group caravaning either to or from The Original British Car Show that's held at Lilypons in MD each year. When the weather is good, draws several hundred Brit cars of all kinds. Lotus was the featured marque two or three years ago. It's on 6/7 this year.
 

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My wife would go for sure if it is in Middleburg she loves it there. If you have not been there before it should be on your list of places to visit. There are a bunch of shops and restaurants lining the the main road route 50.
 

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Ok. Let me dig up some twisty roads and create a drive to Middleburg. There are some good pubs there to hang out at. More soon.
 

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Pick a date, pick a time, pick a place - and post it. The old saying you can't please absolutely everyone definitely applies here. That said, for a meet & greet where new folks (to me) are likely, I really have no problem making a drive to do it. After all, isn't that what our baby's here, are all about?!

Only problem for me, is on any weekend event, I've got to either pre-plan it far enough out, to get out of other obligations, or - have a perfect balance of weather situation to accomodate. Weather just good enough to bring our babies out, but not good enough for jumping out of airplanes. It's a tough balance sometimes to strike. Usually windy/cloudy does it for me though.

So, if you can hit on one of those, I personally don't care if it's Alexandria, or Middleburg - I'll come out and play, and make the drive! Post it, and they will come. :cool:

Cheers,
-Grant
 

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Mike... If you're looking for the right roads to and thru Middleburg, check that link in my sig block below (and then click on the "Loudoun County Drive").

Would love to meet up with others and take a drive out there. Great roads.
 

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Any update on this?
 

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I am looking for a good place to start and some fun roads out towards Middleburg. Don't know that area well.
 

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Any thing else on this Mike?
 

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I haven't had the time to drive out that way. Anyone have a route already to go?

On a related note... I was at Clydes of Alexandria this afternoon... one of my Lotus-friendly places to drive to. Chatted with my friend Arvin, the manager. He thinks we should have a happy hour, and would be willing to provide designated parking out front, and discounts on at least drinks, perhaps food as well. He is suggesting Thursday July 2nd as a good date for this. So, it wouldn't be a drive, but an event to show off your ride, enjoy some drinks and snacks and meet other Lotus owners in the DC area. Sound good?
 

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Mike any more interest in doing this?
 

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if its not raining, i might be down with this... car hasnt seen the road in 2 weeks either
 
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