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Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Froggy and I will be making an appearance at Defcon again this year. We hope to see lots of Notacon people there, including these speakers who presented at Notacon:

  • James “Myrcurial” Arlen
  • Dead Addict
  • Nick Farr
  • Chris Gates
  • Travis Goodspeed
  • Leigh Honeywell
  • Ne0nRa1n
  • Bruce Potter
  • Jason Scott
  • Richard Thieme
  • Tottenkoph

Hope to see some of you there!

Notacon Truck Stop Tour 2009!

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

The following is my travel log for our trip to ToorCamp 2009. In case anyone wants to be as crazy and recreate the trip. I recommend testing all your tires before you leave. :)

Note ** All times are in Eastern, I didn’t bother to reset my watch.
Cleveland, OH -> Batum, WA

6/30/2009 Location Mileage
11:30a leave lakewood 0
11:50a-12:10p Pilot – Avon, OH 12
2:30p-2:45p pick up Nuxi in Ann Arbor 162
3:30p-4:24p Fazoli’s – Jackson, MI 204
6:15p-6:40p TA – Tower Hills, MI 335
8:57p-9:20p Pilot on 90W in IL W of Chicago (Hampshire?) 477
10:54p-11:15p TA off 34/90/94 Token Creek, WI 578
7/1/2009 Location Mileage
12:56a-1:14a Flying J – Black Falls, WI 700
4:50a-5:10a Holiday – Sawk Centre, MN 954
7:00a-8:00a Gas and McD’s – Fargo, ND 1090
9:35a-9:45a Medina, ND 1213
10:35a-10:50a Bismarck, ND 1285
12:20p-12:30p Dickinson, ND 1385
2:05p W. Glendive, MT 1495
3:10p-4:23p Miles City, MT 1571
5:40p Rest Stop, MT 1647
6:36p-6:55p Billings, MT 1714
8:40p-9:05p Livingston, MT 1840
10:45p-12:00a Denny’s – Butte, MT 1952
7/2/2009 Location Mileage
3:00a St. Regis, MT 2147
5:05a “Au de Arlene or something, ID” 2255
5:25a Van tire failure outisde Cour de Alene, ID in WA 2259
11:10a moving again with tire \o/ 2302
11:15a-11:35a McDonald’s
1:30p Toorcamp! 2411

Batum, WA -> Cleveland, OH

7/5/2009 Location Mileage
12:00a Pack out of camp
1:00a Perkins – Ritzville, WA 2642
3:00a Quality Suites – East Spokane, WA 2642
2:30p-3:30p Perkins – East Spokane, WA
5:30p-6:00p St. Regis, MT 2765
8:30p-9:15p Butte, MT 2954
11:42p Random Rest Stop, MT 3119
7/6/2009 Location Mileage
12:44a-1:56a Denny’s and Van Repair – Billings, MT 3186
3:20a Van Repair Attempt – Harden, MT
8:00a Douglas, WY 3431
11:00a 20 miles W of Wall, SD Tire Blow #2
4:00p Leave Wall with 2 new tires (3 total) and food in belly 3678
7:23p Oakoma/Chamberlain, SD 3838
10:28p Cloud 9 Motor Lodge – Sioux Falls, SD 3976
7/7/2009 Location Mileage
11:50a Leave Cloud 9
12:44p-1:55p Touch of Dutch – ?? SD 4016
3:59p rest stop
6:04p gas stop 4233
9:32p-10:48p IOWA 80 Truck Stop 4430
7/8/2009 Location Mileage
12:49a LaSalle, IL 4533
4:47a Fuel near Kalamazoo, MI 4750
6:30a Drop off NUXI in Ann Arbor, MI
7:30ish Fuel near Toledo, OH
9:30a Home 5027

Notacon 7 CFP Now Open!

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

As of July 1, 2009, we are accepting proposals for Notacon 7! This next iteration of Notacon will occur April 15-18, 2010 at the Wyndham Hotel in Playhouse Square, downtown Cleveland, OH. Check out our CFP for details on the submission process. Our guidelines for next year have changed a little bit from the past, so please read them over carefully before submitting your proposal.

This post was made from WI while driving down I-94 on the way to Toorcamp.