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Chapter Visit to the Wheels Museum

The New Mexico Chapter of the BMW CCA visited the Wheels Museum on Saturday, September 18, 2021. The Wheels Museum is located on the site of the historic Santa Fe Railroad Shops in downtown Albuquerque. After mingling outside in the parking area, attendees got to wander at will through the museum. The collections there embrace the history of the Santa Fe Read More

Meet NM BMW CCA Member Shiv Patel

NM BMW CCA member Shiv Patel lives in Rio Rancho, New Mexico where he went to high school and is an Information Technology Specialist at Rio Rancho Public Schools. He drives a Jet Black 2009 128i with the Sport Package, and currently has almost 169,000 miles on it. He says “It is my daily driver, Read More

Garage Day with Jim Levandoski

The New Mexico Chapter of the BMW CCA sponsored a “Garage Day” hosted by Board Member Jim Levandoski on Saturday, August 14, 2021. Weather was nice for the outing which started with a meetup at the Railrunner station on US 550 in Bernalillo. Participants gathered with the inevitable discussions of BMW’s. A highlight was the reveal of Read More

June 2021 Cardinal Point Drive – Sandia Crest

The New Mexico Chapter of the BMW CCA hosted another Cardinal Point driving tour on Saturday, June 26, 2021. Our initial rendezvous point was the parking lot at the Smith’s on Tramway and Central, for an early start during the morning’s cool. We were happy to welcome four new participants; Alcan Rally stalwart Ohio Knox and his copilot Patricia Colahan in his Read More

New Mexico Scenic Byways

While New Mexico Chapter of the BMW CCA events have been temporarily suspended, that does not prevent you from getting out and enjoying your BMW in a socially-distanced fashion. New Mexico is home to 25 scenic byways, totaling over 2,900 miles across a diverse landscape. Eight of these are part of the federal “America’s Byways Read More

All In-Person NM BMW CCA Chapter Events Have Been Temporarily Suspended

New Mexico Chapter of the BMW CCA events and gatherings are “non-essential” activities and the health, safety and protection of our members and constituents are paramount. Due to the increased Coronavirus levels throughout the region and in alignment with State public health orders, Chapter events have been temporarily suspended. The New Mexico Chapter of the Read More

Meet Kris Looney and His Baur E30 Convertible

Over the past decade, Kris Looney has been searching for an E30 like the one his dad owned in the late 80s while stationed in Germany with the Army. Kris was never able to find the car that spoke to him for a variety of reasons. Many enthusiasts can speak to the challenges faced when Read More