New Batch of SoCal First Mile Invites

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Finally got my invite. R1S May 2021 reservation; makes sense I wasn’t given an earlier invite.

Bummed that all Saturdays and Sundays are unavailable. Booked a Friday afternoon slot… traffic will be horrible driving up from the Pasadena area, so I may or may not end up going. Maybe I can ask in person how likely a 2022 delivery will actually be… need to decide if I get a different new car in the meantime. Considering a Sorento or Outlander PHEV, if I can find one in stock that is.

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Finally got my invite. R1S May 2021 reservation; makes sense I wasn’t given an earlier invite.

Bummed that all Saturdays and Sundays are unavailable. Booked a Friday afternoon slot… traffic will be horrible driving up from the Pasadena area, so I may or may not end up going. Maybe I can ask in person how likely a 2022 delivery will actually be… need to decide if I get a different new car in the meantime. Considering a Sorento or Outlander PHEV, if I can find one in stock that is.

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I am surprised that there haven't been more sign up for the santa clarita first mile event. I guess the less people that sign up means more time for me! I know la freeways suck and it took us 2 hrs to get to the venice opening. Come on folks you can do this!
 
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I'll be there on Saturday, the 18th, in the afternoon. I can't wait!
 

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They underestimated how inconvenient it is for anyone on a Monday-Friday who understands LA traffic. Even on a weekend it’s inconvenient for a large portion of the earlier reservation holders invited. Only makes sense for people who live north of LA, but they are inviting people as far south as San Diego.
 

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Is it by invitation only to attend - even if you don't sign up to drive? Frustrating that no invite came by way here in San Diego - maybe too far south. My R1T L.E reservation is from mid-2020.
 

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Im visiting my sister in LA the week after christmas. I wonder if theres any chance I could see the trucks. Or is the best bet the Rivian Hub in venice beach?
 

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Or is the best bet the Rivian Hub in venice beach?
I'd recommend just plan to visit the Venice hub. I did. Its a sweet setup. No rush, can spend as much time in and around the two trucks as you wish. There are a couple of shops to enjoy and a (pay) coffee bar. Plus the actual beach is just a few blocks away to visit too.
 

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Booked a Friday afternoon slot… traffic will be horrible driving up from the Pasadena area, so I may or may not end up going.
The first part on the 210 west shouldn't be too bad. The rest probably depends on exactly when you are on the road.
 

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Finally got my invite. R1S May 2021 reservation; makes sense I wasn’t given an earlier invite.

Bummed that all Saturdays and Sundays are unavailable. Booked a Friday afternoon slot… traffic will be horrible driving up from the Pasadena area, so I may or may not end up going. Maybe I can ask in person how likely a 2022 delivery will actually be… need to decide if I get a different new car in the meantime. Considering a Sorento or Outlander PHEV, if I can find one in stock that is.

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Better to go on a weekday anyway. Weekends were so busy you had to wait in line just to sit in the truck. I went Monday and there were almost as many Rivian Employees as there were customers, especially in the morning. We got a lot of one-on-one time in the trucks, asking questions, playing with the controls etc. I heard a lot of employees mentioning that the weekend was crazy busy. This at the event in Sonoma...
 

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I have Sunday, December 19 @9am. Not sure if I will feel up to going. My dad will sure be there.
 

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We'll be there this Sunday (the 5th). Here's hoping we get to see a yellow R1T!

Not happy with the location; c'est la vie.
 
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