Pioneer Chapter Riders Club Meeting
Paul Michels home at 41627 Ottawa Road St Peter MN 56082

Lorn Herrmann brought the meeting to order.
Membership Report - Dues for 2014 are $25. Send your 2014 dues to Paul Michels - 41627 Ottawa Road - St Peter  MN 56082.  You can contact Paul at or 507-340-3095.  If you send a check make it out to the Pioneer Chapter Riders Club.  The 2014 Membership Gift is a 15 year Pioneer Chapter pin.
- 57 members as of 14Jun2014.
Treasurers Report - Paul Michels reported we now have two accounts so we can change our name to PCRC
Old Business
The 2014 Pioneer Chapter Riders Club Rally was discussed.  
- The dates are July 9-13, 2014.   
- We will plan on meeting on July 9th Wednesday at North Star Power Sports in Albert Lea like usual.  Americas Best Value Inn at Albert Lea - phone 507-373-6471. Doug and Jesse Bruns will help map out the route from Albert Lea to Winona. 
- Thursday night July 10th we will be at the Americinn at Winona MN - phone 507-457-0249.  Doug and Jesse Bruns will help map out the route from Albert Lea to Winona.
- Friday we are planning on having a Poker Run this year in route to St Peter.  Paul Michels, Lorn Herrmann and Adam will help map out the ride from Winona to St Peter.We made a change for Fri to have pulled pork sandwiches.
- The Rally will be based at the Americinn in St Peter MN Friday thru Saturday July 11th & 12th, - phone 507-931-6554.  They provide Free, Hot, Home-Style Breakfast - Free, Hotel-Wide, High-Speed Internet - Indoor Heated Pool, Hot Tub & Sauna and  Whirlpool & Fireplace Suites are available. We have reservations at Wiskey River in Minnesota catering a formal dinner at 6 on sat. Those will be the meals the club will provide. Breakfast will be free at American inns.   
- Locher Bros Beer Dist is going to sponsor the Rally and make up banners for all our various stops.
- An E-mail only Rally Brochure for the 2014 Rally is planned.
- The Rally shirts for 2014 - need design - suggestion is the new logo on the back - PCRC on the front and PCRC on the sleeve with Rally dates.
- Cost for the 2014 Rally will be $50.
- Rooms have been blocked for Pioneer Chapter Riders Club or PCRC at the above mentioned motels so you can call and make your reservations, the sooner the better.  Be sure to mention Pioneer Chapter Riders Club or PCRC.
- All routes/roads and stops should be finalize by the June Meeting
New Business -
Discussion - The officers discussed further on having more riding/activities other than just the Annual Rally during 2014.  We also discussed having a rally at Phoenix Bike Week which will be held the first weekend of April 2015. Paul has been in contact with Dave and Jennie Hanlon.  Please let us know if you have ideas.  There was discussion about having a fall ride to the Brainerd area.  More discussion at next meeting
It was decided to change our name from Pioneer Chapter Excelsior-Henderson® Riders Club to Pioneer Chapter Riders Club (PCRC).
Moving in the right direction - A new member with a un-registered bike just joined the club.  Four new members that have not had a membership in the past 3 years have re-joined the Pioneer Chapter Riders Club.  The 2014 Holiday Get-together party in February was the biggest turn out ever.
Trade Mark Issues
Trade Mark Issues - Second letter sent - no response to date.
Old Inventory
Was reviewed in the meeting.
Next Meetings
The July meeting will be held at the rally.

Misc -
Pioneer Chapter Owned Super X Tools - Buck Bailey has the Pioneer Chapter owned tools and now has the Time-Sert front and back drain plug repair kits available.  There will be a nominal cost for the inserts.  Just contact Buck at or 952-440-9989 as they are available for use by any of our members.

- If you have a new E-Mail address, new mailing address, or phone number changes please forward them to me.

Thanks to all our members for the support.

These minutes were recorded by Adam Herrmann.
Adam Herrmann
Pioneer Chapter Secretary