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The [[Mosquito Fleet]] of Seattle, Washington holds a rally every year entitled [[Blood Drive]] in Seattle the first or second weekend of August. [[Moped Army]] members and non-members come from around the country to participate.
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The [[Mosquito Fleet]] of Seattle, Washington holds a rally bi-annually entitled [[Blood Drive]] in Seattle, generally in July-August. [[Moped Army]] members and non-members come from around the country to participate.
  
No actual blood is donated to official organizations. But every year some blood (and some skin) is left on the street accidentally.
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Blood Drive 1-6 were held annually from 2003-2008. Blood Drive is now held bi-annually to alleviate the rally heavy Moped Army calendar year. The [[Mosquito Fleet]] now alternates rally years with the [[Puddle Cutters]], in Portland, Oregon. (I.E.: Seattle: 2016, 2018, 2020. Portland: 2017, 2019, 2021)
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''No actual blood is donated to official organizations. But every year some blood (and some skin) is left on the street accidentally.''
  
 
== Blood Drive I ==
 
== Blood Drive I ==
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* [http://flickr.com/photos/tags/blooddrive3/ Photos from Blood Drive III on Flickr]
 
* [http://flickr.com/photos/tags/blooddrive3/ Photos from Blood Drive III on Flickr]
* [http://www.mopedarmy.com/blooddrive3/ Blood Drive 3 Rally Blog]
 
 
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71KK5rDqOkM Short film about Blood Drive III]
 
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71KK5rDqOkM Short film about Blood Drive III]
  
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[[Image:Blooddrive4.jpg|thumb|Blood Drive IV Logo]]
 
[[Image:Blooddrive4.jpg|thumb|Blood Drive IV Logo]]
 
The fourth Seattle rally was held from August 3rd-7th, 2006.
 
The fourth Seattle rally was held from August 3rd-7th, 2006.
 
* [http://www.mopedarmy.com/mosquitofleet/blooddrive/bdiv/info.php Info page for Blood Drive IV]
 
* [http://www.mopedarmy.com/blooddrive4/ Blood Drive IV Rally Blog]
 
  
 
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The fifth Seattle rally was held from August 2-6, 2007.
 
The fifth Seattle rally was held from August 2-6, 2007.
  
*[http://www.mopedarmy.com/mosquitofleet/bdv/ Blood Drive V website and rally blog]
 
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=blooddrivev&m=tags Photos from Blood Drive V on Flickr]
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=blooddrivev&m=tags Photos from Blood Drive V on Flickr]
  
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== Blood Drive 666: Rally of the Beast ==
 
== Blood Drive 666: Rally of the Beast ==
[[Image:BloodDrive666.png|thumb|Blood Drive V Logo]]
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[[Image:BloodDrive666.png|thumb|Blood Drive 666 Logo]]
 
The sixth Seattle rally was held from August 8-11th, 2008. Over 200+ miles were conquered during the weekend including a the long ride from Seattle to Camano Island, WA.
 
The sixth Seattle rally was held from August 8-11th, 2008. Over 200+ miles were conquered during the weekend including a the long ride from Seattle to Camano Island, WA.
  
*[http://www.mfblooddrive.com Blood Drive 666 website]
 
 
*[http://flickr.com/search/?q=blooddrive666&w=all Photos from Blood Drive 666 on Flickr]
 
*[http://flickr.com/search/?q=blooddrive666&w=all Photos from Blood Drive 666 on Flickr]
  
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== Blood Drive 7==
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[[Image:1273744036 snordley smash 2color.jpg|thumb|Blood Drive 7 Logo]]
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Blood Drive 7 was held July 16-19, 2010
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== Blood Drive ∞==
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[[Image:7463202664 4fd4814e77 o.png|thumb|Blood Drive ∞ Logo]]
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Blood Drive ∞ was held August 3-6, 2012
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== Blood Drive 9==
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[[Image:14362471085 4a1e134c3e o.jpg|thumb|Blood Drive 9 Logo]]
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Blood Drive 9 was held August 8-10, 2014
  
 
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== Blood Drive X==
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[[Image:Kurt_bdx_0801.png|thumb|Blood Drive X Logo]]
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Blood Drive X was held August 12-14, 2016
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Latest revision as of 23:58, 28 May 2018

The Mosquito Fleet of Seattle, Washington holds a rally bi-annually entitled Blood Drive in Seattle, generally in July-August. Moped Army members and non-members come from around the country to participate.

Blood Drive 1-6 were held annually from 2003-2008. Blood Drive is now held bi-annually to alleviate the rally heavy Moped Army calendar year. The Mosquito Fleet now alternates rally years with the Puddle Cutters, in Portland, Oregon. (I.E.: Seattle: 2016, 2018, 2020. Portland: 2017, 2019, 2021)

No actual blood is donated to official organizations. But every year some blood (and some skin) is left on the street accidentally.

Blood Drive I

On July 18th-20th, 2003 The Mosquito Fleet hosted the first west coast Moped Army BBQ/Rally. The Blood Drive Moped Rally was held in Seattle, WA and members showed up from The Bombardment Society and The Decepticons. We swarmed the city, hung out at the beach, put on a rock show, and partied at the moped house.

Blood Drive II

Blood Drive II Logo

The second Seattle rally was held from July 30th to August 1st, 2004.

Blood Drive III

Blood Drive III Logo

The third Seattle rally was held from August 5-7th, 2005.

Blood Drive IV

Blood Drive IV Logo

The fourth Seattle rally was held from August 3rd-7th, 2006.

Blood Drive V

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The fifth Seattle rally was held from August 2-6, 2007.

Blood Drive 666: Rally of the Beast

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The sixth Seattle rally was held from August 8-11th, 2008. Over 200+ miles were conquered during the weekend including a the long ride from Seattle to Camano Island, WA.

Blood Drive 7

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Blood Drive 7 was held July 16-19, 2010

Blood Drive ∞

Blood Drive ∞ Logo

Blood Drive ∞ was held August 3-6, 2012

Blood Drive 9

Blood Drive 9 Logo

Blood Drive 9 was held August 8-10, 2014

Blood Drive X

Blood Drive X Logo

Blood Drive X was held August 12-14, 2016