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The 2021 BMW M3 Fall Meet and Cruise

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M3 Fall Cruise

Yes friends, it’s time once again to take in the fall scenes of the Hudson Valley with the 2021 BMW M3 Fall Meet and Cruise. Last year was big, can we get it bigger?

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Sunday, October 17, 2021, beginning at 7AM.


We’ll begin in our usual spot near the Starbucks in the Edgewater Commons parking lot. Grab a coffee.

555 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020

We will then leave at 7:30AM to cruise up the Palisades Parkway towards Peekskill NY, ending at the commuter lot here:

47 S Water St, Peekskill, NY 10566

I’ve reserved these commuter lots for everyone to park in, so we can relax and enjoy the cars. We usually stay through the morning hours.

What’s the route?

Right here:

I don’t have an M3. Can I bring my car?

Yes. Any M car or regular Series BMW is welcome.

What car will you be in?

My 2022 M3 Sedan in Portamao Blue, so look for that one as it’s leaving Edgewater.

Will you take pics?


Dude, so early

As many of you know, the mountain roads fill up quickly, so we’ll be leaving at 7:30 instead of 8AM to try and avoid the traffic.

I can’t make it to Edgewater, can I meet you at Peekskill?


Why do you do this?

This began six years ago as a way for me and a few M3 friends to enjoy the cars before putting them away for winter. Each year it’s grown, and last year we had over 120 BMWs ride together. It was even featured in Roundel.

You’re not that guy, pal

This is a cruise, not a back road attack. You can stay behind me, or go ahead of me (I’ll be doing rollers from the back seat), but my car will be cruising at a steady 55-60 mph. I won’t be stopping or pulling over to wait for everyone, because trying to keep so many cars together is nearly impossible. Let’s all take our time and enjoy the ride in as many groups as needed.

Once we’re in Peekskill, everyone must be on their best behavior or we simply won’t be invited back next year. No burnouts, loud music, insane engine revs, etc. It’s a family-friendly show, and the police will know it’s going on.

99% of participants have been very cool, so please don’t be “that guy”.

Please email me at if you have any questions. I look forward to seeing you there!

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