By Bob Power
The May Coffee Run in the
Garth Gullekson attended and, as usual, took a number of pictures which are posted on the Rennsport website, and Paul Fecteau volunteered to “bring up the rear”. Garth left his Porsche at home this time and rode ‘shotgun’ with me, snapping pictures out the window every time we had a good view of the following cars. Thanks to both of them for helping to make this run enjoyable!
Our route took us southwest from our Starbucks starting point to a quick pit stop in Kemptville, followed by a stretch along the
Although it’s not that far from Crosby to our breakfast destination in Westport, we took a detour north across the Narrows Lock of the Rideau Canal which is a tight winding road requiring one’s full attention. As luck would have it, our last five cars didn’t see us turn onto the Narrows Road and headed straight for the restaurant, leading to the inevitable question- “what happened to you guys?!!”. Steve’s Restaurant in
We recently conducted a survey of members for their views on what works (or not) during Coffee Runs, and what suggestions people might have to improve the events. Most of the respondents like the current formula and generally prefer not to change it, however there were some interesting comments that may see some variations on the theme in the future.
We were also fortunate to have several new members joining us for this Run, and by all accounts they had a ball. It looks like we’re off to a great start to the season, promising to be well attended and attracting new and old members who haven’t done Coffee Runs before, along with our dedicated regulars.