Tuesday, July 26, 2016

2016 Northwest Deuce Days- Saturday July 23- The Poker Run

On Saturday is the Poker Run. It all started at Clover Park which is a really cool little peninsula right on the ocean. When you leave you draw a card and it is recorded. As you continue along the coast and through the farms and different parks that have been mapped out, you come to stops to get more cards for your hand. At the end, the best hand wins. This year it was $600 for first, $300 for second and $100 for third. It was a ton of fun and the kids loved it. Lots of cool cars and people. When we first pulled into the park we were right behind Vic Edelbrock and his wife in their 1932 Ford coupe.
The organizers had planned for around 300 cars, but we were told over 500 showed up.
This is Vic Edelbrock in his 32 Deuce
 This is another very traditional 32 Roadster. Done in a 1940s style. Flat head V8, a mild lowering and a slightly chopped windshield. I love this car. It was up here from Arizona.
 Just a sea of Hot Rods down by the sea. We were a bit late and ended up gatting one of the last spots in the run.

 The view from behind us when stopped at a light while cruising through the Uplands of Victoria.
 Another pic from the back window of our A.
We had a crappy hand and three hours into the cruise, the kids were done. So we skipped the last stop and headed back to the hotel to meet our friends and go for a swim and an ice cold beverage before heading out for dinner. Walking through down town Victoria is real treat on a normal summer day, but this weekend the street are completely lined with hot rods. Our wives have a lot of patience when the guys have to stop every twenty feet to check out another cool car.

1 comment:

  1. Wish we could've been in this part with you guys. There is nothing like the view on that point with all the cars sitting on it. The beauty of the ocean and the art of all the cars...