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Waterfest 2012 Coverage

posted by on 27 July 2012 in Events Coverage

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For those who weren’t there in 1994, the name ‘Waterfest’ was a play on “water-cooled” Volkswagen’s. The show was started by New York Volkswagen (and Audi) tuner Rapid Parts as an alternative event for owners of then newer Volkswagens who felt out of place at the plethora of air-cooled Volkswagen events around the country. Rapid […] More…

Southern Worthersee 2012 Coverage

posted by on 29 June 2012 in Events Coverage

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Driving into Helen, GA for Southern Wörthersee is always a rush. It’s an event that you look forward to months prior. Many preparations go into the show, not only by those who organize and sponsor the event, but also by those who choose to attend. It’s a time to add all those final touches to […] More…

Wörthersee Treffen 2012

posted by on 20 May 2012 in Events Coverage

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For years now I’ve had the Wörthersee Treffen in Reifnitz, Austria on my bucket list of shows I’ve wanted to attend. I’ve seen the photos, watched the videos and heard all the stories. My friends here and abroad have been giving me grief about going for years now. So I finally bit the bullet and […] More…

Event Coverage: Waterfest 17 2011

posted by on 20 July 2011 in Events Coverage

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For any Volkswagen enthusiast on the east coast, mid July is a very special time. Throughout New England at this time, garage doors open to reveal the results of countless hours of work put in by VW owners in the area. As they roll out, donned with painters’ tape and stuffed with gear for the […] More…

Event Coverage: MK1Madness

posted by on 12 July 2011 in Events Coverage

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In the Volkswagen show scene, there seems to be a rift forming now more than ever. There are your big shows, sponsored events with massive show areas and sales galore, and there are the smaller “grassroots” shows that try to focus more on the community than the commercial aspects. Every year, a good time to […] More…

Event Coverage: Wustefest 2010

posted by on 24 August 2010 in Events Coverage

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Always boasting one of the better locales for a Volkswagen show, Wüstefest suffered a but from it’s Las Vegas locale in 2010. With excessive heat warnings bearing down on Sin City, you’d think that fourth iteration of the show would suffer from attendance issues. Nothing could have been further from the truth, however, with more […] More…