Pumpkin Cruise 2017

Our convoy to the Barten’s Pumpkin Farm this year consisted of beautiful fall colors, corn, cows and even llamas along the way … but unfortunately no pumpkins! Never made it to our destination. We had a window of time between rainstorms for a beautiful drive but missed turns, lost drivers and mechanicals made a 20 mile […]

Pumpkin Maneuvers 2016

This year we combined two annual events into one. The Prior Lake Maneuvers hosted by Mike and Pam Dyer was cancelled Labor Day weekend so we combined that event with our October Pumpkin Patrol for Prior Lake Pumpkin Maneuvers 2016!  The Convoy begins … I counted 21 vehicles this year. Convoying through the Minnesota countryside […]

2016 MVPA National Convention – Pleasanton, CA

The MVPA’s 41st annual Convention was held this year in Pleasanton, California, August 11-13th.  The Military Vehicle Collectors of California hosted the event at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. Over 200 historic military vehicles were displayed, including over 30 Dodges, half-tracks, tanks, PBR, Higgins LCVP, and many more. My employee, Dan and I were in attendance. Here are some of the photos taken […]

2nd Annual Pumpkin Patrol and Bonfire

The last major MV event for the year for our Red Bull MVPA Chapter before we put the vehicles away for the winter. Hosted by Midwest Military at the Bizal home. The weather was beautiful so we had a great turnout with about 40-50 people in attendance. First, a 20-vehicle convoy to Barten’s Pumpkin Farm […]

8th Annual Pine Patrol 2015

Our favorite off-road adventure through 400 acres of pristine Wisconsin woodlands owned by the Schendel family near Menomonie. This year the Chippewa Valley Chapter of the Wisconsin Woodland Owners Association was there to join us. What a great opportunity to learn about the managed tree farms in Wisconsin. And, they were thrilled to take turns riding […]