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Tesla Electric Road Trip

Discussion in 'EVents' started by Skione65, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. Skione65

    Skione65 Member

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    Has anyone had the opportunity to attend a Tesla Electric Road Trip Event yet? What did they bring? Also what transpired and was covered at the event, just a "meet and greet" of current Tesla owners?

    Thanks in Advance!

    Ski
     
  2. linkster

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    a) yes
    b) a bunch of cars for test drives
    c) provides a venue for owners to get their Tesla "fix" with other owners and employees
    d) provides an important opportunity for future owners to engage/ask questions to existing owners

    worthwhile event IMO
     
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    I will be attending the one in Ontario this Friday. Hoping for a good turnout!
     
  4. gjunky

    gjunky Waiting for the Model ☰

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    I plan to check it out this Friday (July 29) in Marana, AZ
     
  5. Skione65

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    I may go Friday in Charleston.....on Vacation with the family so don't know if I can break away. I did RSVP though a month ago.

    Ski
     
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    Yes, we just returned from one in Stevenson, WA USA (Skamania Lodge).
    We met a really nice bunch of people that we hope to see again. The Tesla employees were great. There were over 15 Teslas in attendance. The highlight for me was moving my car so Bonnie could charge her Roadster.
    Go to a Road Event near you, you will have a blast.
     
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    Likewise, Dan! We hope to see you and the lovely Patsy (and her awesome shoes!) again. It was a great get-together, but the highlight had to be welcoming Bonnie to her new home -- the beautiful Columbia River Gorge! I would bet that there were more pics taken of her awesome Roadster then all the rest of the Teslas put together. It's an amazing work of art. The design just kills me. Drool, drool, drool. Here's what I mean: Bonnies_Roadster.jpg
     
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    At first I thought the big Volvo SUV in the background of the above pic was ICEing us, but he/she was plugged in to the J1772. We are not alone.
    It was fun sitting in a Model X and telling a potential buyer that almost all of the things I worried about owning a Tesla did not come true.
     
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    My wife and I had planned to attend the event in Half Moon Bay, California, last Friday, but unfortunately I had to work late that day so we missed it. I have not seen any posts on TMC about it.
     
  10. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    And thank you again. I have never run the battery that low - driving up the hill to the Lodge, I kept waiting for it to die. And thought about what a bad image that was for a party opening up more charging! I'm charging on 110v until I close on a house (leasing right now). And I cut it way too close.
     
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  11. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    Hah. We'll take it out on some nice drives up there. The weather is fantastic!
     
  12. Cascadian

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    #12 Cascadian, Aug 12, 2016
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    The Historic Columbia River Highway in Oregon is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and is a fantastic drive -- with the most expensive rest area in the world. ;-)

    Found this video of Vista House on YouTube:



    Note, the Sandy Supercharger is less than 20 miles from here. :)

    Here's an article from TravelOregon about driving the historic highway:

    Driving The Historic Columbia River Highway | Travel Oregon

    Gorgeous_View_of_Vista_House.jpg

    Now, Bonnie, that iconic view is the best of your new home, the Columbia River Gorge. However, the view from Cape Horn on SR 14 across the river in Washington state is a close second. And 14 is a more fun drive in a Tesla than I-84! Especially a ROADSTER... sigh...

    And here's a pic of the Columbia River, taken from close to Cape Horn by our friend Scott in his kayak, Looking East:

    Scott_Dietz_Looking_East.jpg

    You're going to love living here! :)
     

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