Rallies & Other Events

5the Annual Riders Rally for Autism
York, PA
April 19, 2015

Ride starts at: York Motorcycle Club 333 Whiteford Road, York, PA 17402 (Next to Galleria Mall) (30 mile round trip ride through scenic York)
Breakfast 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. $5.00 per person.

All proceeds benefit Autism York.

Click HERE to register for the event.


Georgia Mountain Rally
Hiawassee, Georgia
May 1-3, 2015

The BMW Motorcycle Club of Georgia celebrates its 25th Georgia Mountain Rally with a Silver Celebration events program at the fairgrounds in Hiawassee over May 1st to 3rd 2015. The area offers rewarding twisties, inspiring vistas and renowned mountain hospitality. Plus, this is dual-sport heaven for all skill levels. The perfect start to anyone’s riding season!

The rally setting has lakeside tent and RV camping. Local hotels offer discounted alternative accommodation.

Registration is $65 each. Includes tent camping sites on grass for May 1st and 2nd (improved lots for tents and RVs are extra cost), Friday and Saturday dinners, Saturday and Sunday pancake breakfasts, regular rally attractions and major prize draws.

Complete registration before April 15th and the rate is only $55 each and adds a FREE Rally Pin and an entry into the EXCLUSIVE Early Bird Only Prize Draw.

Register here!


Blue Ridge High Pass Boogie
Asheville, North Carolina
May 16, 2015

The Asheville BMW Riders and Eurosport Club proudly present their inaugural running of an all-day Appalachian Mountain Challenge by motorcycle.  This wonderful benefit ride will provide opportunities for participants to enjoy scenic mountain vistas, Appalachian high country, open meadows, mountain valleys, beautiful streams, and generally all of the great riding our Blue Ridge Mountains are famous for.  You’ll enjoy paved mountain by-way riding at it’s best, while cresting or skirting some of the highest passes in four states on this 480 mile loop.  The all-paved-road loop will take about 10 hours if running at posted speed limits.  Allowing for stops along the way , riders should have plenty of time to re-collect for a catered dinner back at 12-Bones Barbecue in South Asheville (3578 Sweeten Creek Road Arden, NC 28704). Fuel, food, and rest facilities are readily available along the route. Lunch will be on your own.

All profits from this event will be donated to the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.  

More information about the ride, click HERE.


New Sweden 450
Shamong, New Jersey
May 16-17, 2015

Introducing a new type of event starting in South Jersey, 450 miles of great back roads linked together in the tri-state area. The ride will take place over the course of 2 days, traversing some of the best roads in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. We provide you with free camping, dinner on Saturday night, awards and prizes, a 50/50 drawing, quick breakfast on Sunday morning, and a finishers patch.

For More Information and to Pre-register CLICK HERE!


British and European Classic Motorcycle Day
High Point Farm, Clarksburg, Maryland
May 17, 2015

2015 Featured Marque: Ducati

British & European Classic Motorcycle Day is one of the largest of its kind, with a swap meet vendor area, and a display of classic British & European motorcycles of all types. We are located in the rolling countryside of Maryland, close to Washington, DC and Baltimore.
Admission $10. Vendors From $25.

For more information visit click here.


2015 Land of OZ Rally
Warnock Lake
Atchison, Kansas
May 29-31, 2015

Welcome to the “New Adventures Along the Yellow Brick Road, Land of Oz” Rally "Dorothy & Amelia Earhart Have Teamed Up to Move the "Land of Oz" to Atchison, Kansas! Rediscover the "Land of Oz" and Discover a Kansas You Never Knew Existed Hosted by Kansas City BMW Motorcycle Club.

Click HERE for more information.


DownEast Rally
Phippsburg, Maine.
May 29-31, 2015

Registration for the 2015 DownEast Rally is open, so get your registration in early!!!

$35 for the rally, $20 for camping and then whatever you chose for Saturday Night Dinner. So the full package (Rally, Camping and Double Lobster) will be $75. Still a great deal! The rally fee for Children 12 years old and younger will be $25. Camping fee for children will still be $20.

Click HERE to register.


41st Square Route Rally
Camp WestMar, MD
June 5-7, 2015

For 40 years BMW and other motorcycle enthusiasts from Texas to Canada have been attending the Square Route Rally in the Maryland foothills. The SRR is a staple, early summer rally known for fun filled riding, seminars, tech sessions & camaraderie – not to mention some of the best door prizes any rally can offer!

The location offers some of the best sport-touring riding in the Mid-Atlantic with a healthy combination of well-maintained paved roads and mild to challenging dual sport routes through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Attendee’s favorite touring rides wind through historic Civil War sites such as Antietam, South Mountain, Harpers Ferry, and Gettysburg – ride sheets and guided rides offered. For those looking to enjoy nature, the Appalachian Trail is 0.5 miles from the rally site. Need some farkles, break something? Three notable BMW motorcycle dealerships service the area and contribute to the rally.

The Square Route Rally is known for great events and campfire shenanigans! Registration includes 2 nights of camping, Friday evening chili, Saturday dinner, continuous coffee, communal campfire, scads of door prizes including multiple grand prizes (preregistration provides an extra chance for a grand prize), rally mug, and entertainment on Friday & Saturday evenings. Breakfast & lunch available on-site or nearby at several restaurants. The SRR features large bathhouses with private showers. Wooded campsites are available for tent camping or take advantage of 60 first-come/first-serve bunkhouse beds in cabins; motels are in nearby Thurmont, Hagerstown, or Frederick.

A great deal of additional, updated information and registration forms are available on the club’s website bmwbmw.org or contact Kurtis Minder.


Thunder Mountain Rendezvous
Hotchkiss, Colorado
June 12-14, 2015

Thunder Mountain Rendezvous rally offers great camaraderie, a beautiful venue, and the greatest riding in Colorado. It also helps us raise money to support motorcycle safety and the local Booster Club. The low elevation venue includes a large meeting hall, restrooms with showers, plenty of grassy camping and the convenience of walking to downtown restaurants, stores and motels. The rally fee of $40 before (May 15), $50 at the gate, gets you dinner Friday and Saturday nights, H.S. Booster Club fundraiser pancake breakfast available Sat AM, continental breakfast Sunday morning.

Click HERE for more information.


Laurel Highlands BMW Riders Campout
Pioneer Park Campground Somerset, PA
June 12-14, 2015

Laurel Highlands BMW Riders campout is held in south western PA at a great full service campground located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands. There’s plenty of great riding in all directions and many attractions to visit such as Frank Lloyd Writghts Falling Water, Ohio Pyle, Flight 93 National Memorial, Johnstown Flood museum/memorial and Seneca Rocks, WV. These are all great day rides through some of the most beautiful mountains in PA. The campout includes a delicious catered Saturday evening meal that we’ve been told is the best that many have had at ANY rally/campout. Please join us!

Pavilion, picnic tables, hot showers, campfires allowed-wood provided! Motels & Restaurants nearby. Click HERE for more information.


15th Annual Red Rock Rendezvous Rally
Panguitch Utah
June 18-21, 2015

Starting in 1999, the club has held a motorcycle rally for BMW enthusiasts in Panguitch, Utah. The rally is held in mid June when the nights are cool and daytime riding is warm and pleasant. Camping is provided on the grassy county fairgrounds and a number of motels are available close by for those who prefer not to camp. Panguitch is the gateway to southern Utah’s “Color Country” with easy, beautiful rides to Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks as well as the fabulous Highway 12 from Panguitch to Torrey, Utah. The rally draws an average of about 250 BMW riders from all over the U.S. There are tech sessions, poker rides, a “hike-and-bike”, a GS ride, vendors, a beer garden, door prizes, and a Saturday evening BBQ dinner.

Click HERE for more information.


Conserve the Ride
Woodward Caves Camp, Pennsylvania
June 27-29, 2015

This event is sponsored by Altrider and is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of off-road motorcycle riding in the nearby trails of Pennsylvania. It is a 3-day adventure filled with GPS routed rides, camping, food (a special pig roast), beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), off-road seminars and presentations, and chances to win some great prizes. For complete information and to register HERE

Read a report provided by our very own, Colin Busch.


Mid-Atlantic Women’s Motorcycle Rally
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
June 18-20, 2015

The Mid-Atlantic Women’s Motorcycle Rally is the premiere women’s motorcycling event in the Mid-Atlantic. Held every June, it brings together women motorcyclists and enthusiasts for a three day rally full of friendship, games, educational seminars, rides, contests, and fundraising to support women with the challenges of cancer. The weekend culminates in the Parade of Chrome through the streets of Gettysburg and a banquet to honor women and pledge our fundraising support to those that have been touched by cancer.

Being a women motorcyclist is powerful – why not join and bring your power to combine forces with us? Click HERE for more information.

Mid-Atlantic Women's Rally

BMW MOA Rally
Billings, Montana
July 23-25, 2015

Billings, Montana will play host to BMW MOA members July 23 – 25, 2015 at the Metrapark Fairgrounds. Sue Rihn, Events Committee Chairperson for the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America, announced the site of the 2015 BMW MOA International Rally at the January Board of Directors meeting.

“You’ve got just great natural amenities, whether it’s the Beartooth Highway, or the Rimrocks or the Little Big Horn National Monument,” said Bob Aldridge, Executive Director of the BMW MOA, at the local press announcement. “All of the routes to get to Billings are wonderful rides.”

For more information about the rally, click here.


Charm City Mods vs. Rockers
Baltimore, Maryland
August 29, 2015

Join the 6th Annual Charm City Mods vs Rockers. The rally recreates the nostalgia of the Mods and Rockers subculture of Britain in the 50s and 60s. The event brings out the areas most diverse group of vintage and retro motorcycles and scooters. This years event will feature: Live Music, 1950s Dress Pinup Contest by Atomic Cheesecake Studios, Motorcycle/Scooter Show with Trophies, Custom Motorcycle and Scooter Builder Displays, Maryland MVA Motorcycle Simulator, Vendors, East Baltimore Fun Run, Food, and Beer! This years sponsors are: Atomic Cheesecake Studios, Rider Insurance, Deer Park Cycle, RipIt Energy Fuel, and Dime City Cycles.

Call (410) 490-1206 for more information or click HERE.


Riding with the Heroes
Marriottsville, MD
August 30, 2015

The Howard County Police Department and Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services are hosting a motorcycle ride to benefit Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) Bob’s is proudly sponsoring this event and hope you will join us. Click HERE to join us!

Highlights:

  • Ride benefits Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.
  • Event hosted by Howard County Police and Department of Fire & Rescue Services.
  • 95 mile scenic tour of 3 historic frederick county covered bridges. Escorted ride
  • Pre-registration = $25 to register/$15 for passenger. Participants get event t-shirt and lunch by Mission BBQ. Register online at www.ridewiththeheroes.com

Beemers in the Bluegrass
Winchester, Kentucky
September 11-13, 2015

Beemers in the Bluegrass mini rally/campout. Great roads, good food and great company. Join us for our 22nd rally.

This rally is sponsored by The Bluegrass Beamers Inc., Lexington, KY. For more information, please contact http://bluegrassbeemers.org

 

Beemers in Bluegrass

Bavarian Mountain Weekend
Sipapu Lodge, NM
September 11-13, 2015

The Land of Enchantment BMW Riders invite you to attend the 2015 annual Bavarian Mountain Weekend Rally, one of the finest BMW and all-brand motorcycle rallies in the West. The Rally is held at the Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort in the northern New Mexico mountains of the Carson National Forest which offers beautiful views and awesome roads for riding! For more information and to register, click HERE.

Check out this great article about the Rally as published in the BMW ON Magazine.


Dinky Dozen Campout
Pontiac 4 H Grounds, Illinois
September 18, 2015

Join the Dinky Dozen Friday and Saturday evening for a campout and fun. There will be coffee and water available along with donuts on Sunday morning. Contact Dinky Dozen with questions.

The Un Rally

YBMW UnRally
StoneRidge KOA Campground, Salem Ohio
September 18-20, 2015

The YBMW Unrally is our local rally for individuals whose passion is to embrace all aspects of motorcycling. The Rally will have a pot luck dinner Friday night, pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday morning. We will have a group ride Saturday enjoying some local roads with a stop for lunch. Saturday evening we will have a BBQ diner followed by games, raffles & door prizes. Email Troy Todd for more information.

The Un Rally

Ride the Blue Ridge with the Knobbies
Catawba Meadows Park
Morgantown, North Carolina
September 19-23, 2015

Ride the Blue Ridge Rally held in Morganton NC. We hold "Ride with the Knobbies", GS rides, Twisty Road rides, and this year a "HAVE NO FEAR" run. This is in a van provided by the City of Morganton to explore our local distillery and Morganton’s Breweries, all for a nominal fee. One meal, T-shirts, door prizes, three Pavilions in case of rain, Showers on sight, RV camping with electricity and tons of camping space.

Contact Gene Smith at rallymaster@knobbies.org or by phone at 828-439-9754 or visit www.knobbies.org.

Ride the Blue Ridge with the Knobbies

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

Take part in a police escorted ride through the best scenic roads Howard County has to offer, along with hundreds of other motorcyclists. Money raised goes to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a cause Bob’s BMW has supported for over two decades. Last year Bob’s BMW raised $14,053.49 and we hope to double that this year but can’t do it alone so please join us! Registration for Ride for Kids 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 Fairground in 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 their website 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.


The 2015 "45th South Central BMW Owners Reunion"
Oak Thicket Park, Fayetteville, TX
October 23-25, 2015

Food & Entertainment (Pavilion):
• Friday & Saturday Night Dinner including Friday Night at the Movies
• Campground Coffee Bar
• Saturday & Sunday Continental Breakfast (fruit & pastries)
• Saturday Bratwurst Dinner & Awards Ceremony
• Drawings on Saturday night for some awesome prizes!

Rally Events:
• Guided touring ride
• GS Dual Sport Ride

Click HERE for more information.


Greater Cincinnati BMW Club Holiday Party
Receptions, Inc
Fairfield, Ohio
December 5, 2015

Join Greater Cincinnati BMW Club annual Holiday Party at Receptions, Inc in Fairfield, Ohio. The event is primarily a Christmas Party, but it typically attracts almost all our members plus many guests. Last year we had our best turnout with 75 members and guests attending, and we gave away many door prizes. Our membership includes George Nyktas and Bob Ulrich, president and secretary of BMW RA.

Visit the Greater Cincinnati BMW Club’s website for more details or contact Neil Jones by email.


New York Motorcycle Show
Javits Center
New York, New York
December 11-13, 2015

This is your only destination to see all the new 2016 models arriving in North America for the first time. Research, shop and buy from the top aftermarket brands at the largest powersports consumer show series in the country.

Click HERE for more information.


Winter Rally
Camp Blanding, Florida
January 15-17, 2016

Don’t miss Florida’s coolest rally held by BMW Motorcycle Club Northeast Florida. Click HERE for more information and to register.

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