Rallies & Other Events

Finger Lakes BMW Rally
Watkins Glen, NY
September 4-7, 2015

Year after year our visitors tell us the Finger Lakes Rally is one of the nicest, friendliest motorcycle rallies. Again this year, it’s held at one Hidden Valley Group Camp, one of the most beautiful settings ever to park a BMW, set up a tent, and find someone to talk with. Once again, you will be able to camp at the Watkins Glen State Park’s Hidden Valley Group Camp.

Rally fee is $65 per adult person or $60 if you pre-register. The fee includes camping, catered meals Saturday and Sunday evening, and live bands Saturday and Sunday evening. For more information, click HERE.

Fingerlake Rally

Ride-2-Brunch-2-Do-Good
Watkins Glen, NY
September 4-7, 2015

Bob will be repeating his successful and very enjoyable Ride-2-Brunch-2-Do-Good event at the Finger Lakes BMW Rally over the Labor Day weekend again this fall. The ride and brunch is small, intimate and tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.

Last year there were 15 participants for the inaugural event and is limited to just 17 so it is first RSVP, first paid and first to have fun and do good. The cost remains at $100 per person and this excellent brunch at one of the highest rated dining establishments in the entire Finger Lakes Region includes the participants choice of 1 appetizer, a salad, a seasonal entrée, dessert, coffee, any non-alcoholic beverages and if they wish one glass of wine, beer or champagne.

The event begins with a very enjoyable and spirited 75 minute (+-) ride starting at 9:30 AM sharp that uses beautiful secondary roads between the Rally location at Watkins Glen State Park and the Stonecat Café in the little town of Hector, New York. There is live Jazz music playing while we dine, converse and otherwise enjoy ourselves.

All net proceeds from this FUNdraiser are donated to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation® through their annual Ride for Kids® event which Bob participates in and escorts one of the Star kids in his sidecar. That event will be held on Sunday, September 27 in Ellicott City, Maryland should you be interested in joining us there too.

Additional donations can also be handed to Bob but outright contributions are always welcome. If you can’t join Bob please go to the link below and support the great work the PBTF® does. The PBTF® is a federally registered 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization. Bob and Bob’s BMW are fast approaching the $30,000 target for FUNdraising by 9-26-15 but we are not there yet; you could be the one to make that happen.

The full disclosure: Bob is a longtime supporter, fundraiser, past RFK® event leader and currently serves as a member of the PBTF BOD. He’s thankful that neither his immediate or extended family or any of his fantastic staff and their families have a child affected by this terrible disease.

To join the fun and fundraising event email or call Bob at the details below his signature or stop by the dealership with your check or credit card; any of the staff can accept payment and a positive RSVP if he’s not there.

Click HERE to make a DONATION.

Fingerlake Rally

39th Annual Sherando Lake Rally
Sherando Lake Virginia
September 4, 2015

Sherando Lake Rally 12 miles south of Waynesboro, VA on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Right in the heart of the George Washington National Forest. For more information go to www.rbmwr.com.

Sherando Lake Rally

Motorcycle Mania
Mount Airy Branch Library
September 12, 2015

Motorcycle Mania at the Mount Airy Branch for a celebration of the motorcycle! Drop in all day to enjoy our new exhibit of Barn Quilt Trail photography and pick up a copy of the trail map while you mix with other motorcycle enthusiasts. From 3 to 5 PM there will be motorcycle–themed activities including a storytime and safety demonstration. Refreshments will be available for purchase by the Mount Airy Kiwanis Club. At 5 PM, Commissioner Richard Rothschild will share a slideshow about his adventures and experiences on the road with his motorcycle. After 5 PM, Local beer/wine and light refreshments will be available for purchase. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Plus Author and motorcyclist Allan Karl will discuss adventures from his book, Forks: A Quest for Culture, Cuisine, and Connection. Three Years. Five Continents. One Motorcycle. Books will be available for purchase and signing.The Barn Quilt Trail is brought to you by the partnership of the Carroll County Department of Economic Development, Carroll County Arts Council, Carroll County Farm Museum and the Carroll County Public Library.

Click HERE for more information.

 

Carroll County Library

26th Annual Nostalgia Vintage Motorcycle Run
Thurmont, MD Community Park
September 13, 2015

Vintage and modern bike enthusiasts gather in north central Maryland to display and ride their mounts along the area’s bucolic backroads. This past Sunday several hundred bikes and riders congregated at the Community Park in Thurmont, MD, at the base of the Catoctin Mountains. Moderate temperatures, blue sky, low humidity, and fervent camaraderie brewed-up the perfect mix for a delightful day of motorcycling. All makes and models.

Click HERE for more information.

Carroll County Library

Snappin’ Turtle Rally
CEDAR RAPIDS CAMPGROUND, Rt. 97 Barryville, NY
September 18-20, 2015

Snappin Turtle (Easy) Rally, We decided to make the Rally a real easy deal and to keep the price to a minimum, No Pre-Registration, Rafting available, Showers, flush toilets, bar and Restaurant on premises, Great roads, great camping, great people. Click HERE for more information.

 

 

Snappin' Turtle Rally

Hoosier Beemer Rally
Muscatatuck County Park in North Vernon, IN
September 25-27, 2015

Hoosier Beemer Rally will be held again this year at the Muskatatuck Community Park in North Vernon, Indiana, located just south of the intersections of SR 7 and US 50. Gourmet hot dog roast Fri evening, catered meal Sat evening, door prizes and awards. Some of the best riding in the Midwest is found in Southeastern Indiana. Come join us! Contact Jeff Kernen for more information.

New Sweden

Last Chance Rally
Buena Vista Campground
September 25, 26 & 27, 2015

September 25, 26 & 27 is the 33rd annual New Sweden BMW Riders LAST CHANCE RALLY. Shaded camp sites are included in the rally fee. Friday Night features our traditional Chili Dinner & ALL YOU CAN EAT NACHOS – Saturday Dinner PIG ROAST Banquet – Lots of Door Prizes – Field Events – Great Ride – Awards – Campfires and camaraderie with a great group of riders. Click HERE for more information.

New Sweden

Baltimore/Washington Ride for Kids
Howard County Fairgrounds
September 27, 2015

Join us for the annual Baltimore/Washington Ride for Kids. Help us raise money for the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Registations begins at 7:30 and closes at 9:15.

For more information, visit Ride for Kids website.

 


The BMW RA National Rally
Oktoberfest in the Ozarks
Boone County Fairgrounds
Harrison, Arkansas
October 1-4, 2015

Experience some of the best riding in the USA. Throttle up next Autumn for ‘Oktoberfest in the Ozarks’ with the BMW Riders Association. The Ozark mountains of Arkansas offer beautiful scenery and tight twisty roads with excellent traction and smooth surfaces. Early October in the area offers sunny skies with average temperature high/low of 75/52 and in a state which welcomes motorcycles with open arms.
Visit our dedicated webpage (click here) to stay abreast of the latest information about Hotel discounts, Routes, Pre-Registration, and other interesting things to do while you are at the 2015 BMW Riders Association Oktoberfest in the Ozarks Rally.

More information is available HERE.

   
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