Motorcycle Events

Galena Campout
Cystal Lake, Illinois
August 22-24, 2014

Break away from the traditional rally and enjoy what a true motorcycle campout is all about! Meet new friends while catching up with old ones, ride the incredible winding roads through the Amish back country of the surrounding area, enjoy tons of home cooked food under the big tent and smores by the fire in the evening. Generous door prizes, a raffle, and scavenger hunts will add to the enjoyment! "Share the knowledge" type impromptu seminars and discussions are always welcome.

More details about the event including information about the camp grounds, click HERE!

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Curve Cowboy Reunion 2014
Chattanooga, Tennessee
August 26-29, 2014

The Curve Cowboy Reunion began with a few BMW enthusiasts who met at Broken Bow, Oklahoma, over three days in September, 2000. They created the opportunity for owners and riders to get together, ‘in real life’, outside of the internet. The camaraderie and joy of the ride at that beginning leads us still, this year to … August. At the heart of the event was a BMW touring motorcycle, the K1200LT, but the annual reunion opened itself to enthusiasts on all brands and models of motorcycle. The CCR event promotes three fundamental goals: to present a positive view of motorcycling; to promote rider education and safety; and to make a positive impact by contributing to a worthy local group serving children to help them achieve its charitable purpose in the host community.

At the end of the summer, ride to Chattanooga, Tennessee and spend August 26th through 29th with us at the PREMIER, hotel based motorcycle touring event of the year. CCR is open to anyone, regardless of their preferred brand or model of motorcycle, but the event grew out of the BMW Luxury Touring Community (formerly the K1200LT Group at YahooGroups) and continues to be dominated by BMW touring and dual sport motorcycles.

Don’t miss out! Click HERE for more information.

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Sherando Lake Rally
Sherando Lake, Virginia
August 29-31, 2014

Please join the Sherando Lake Rally in the Blue Ridge Mountains foothills at the Sherando Lake Campground. The campground is just off the Blue Ridge Parkway around mile marker thirteen. The rally is being held Labor Day weekend starting on Friday, August 29 concluding Sunday, August 31 before noon. Additional camping before Friday and after Sunday is NOT included. If interested make those arrangements with the park service. Regular park rates and policies apply. No camping sites are reserved for these additional days. Rally fee includes camping, Friday and Saturday dinners along with a lite continental breakfast both Saturday and Sunday. Door prizes and awards also to be featured. Click HERE for more information.

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Autumn Beemer BASH
Huntington Lake, California
September 12-14, 2014

 

Bakersfield BMW Motorcycle Club invites you to a non-profit rally to benefit the BMW Community at Large.

Saturday Night Dinner, Saturday & Sunday Continental Breakfasts are only included with a Pre-Registration Package! Pre-Registration is open from June 12, 2014 through September 2, 2014.

Invited Speakers:

• Fred Rau .. the former Editor-in-Chief of Motorcycle Consumer News, and currently "Fred Rau Adventure Tours"

• Nancy Foote* .."Queen of the Back Roads" with 30 years of riding experience.

•  Walt Fulton* .. Former factory and BMW "Battle of the Legends" racer, crash investigation professional, and expert riding instructor.

• Surj Gish .. Political Affairs Editor for City Bike and also runs the blog Lane Splitting is Legal in California.

More information, click HERE!

 

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Fifth Annual Twin Valley Rally
Dan, Virginia
September 12-14, 2014

Twin Valley Riders invite you to celebrate this five-year milestone. With several years of experience, an amazing team of dedicated volunteers and a growing reputation as one of the best little motorcycle rallys in the east, the 2014 Twin Valley Rally promises to be yet another outstanding celebration of fantastic roads, camaraderie, blues and bluegrass music, and of course the same incredible barbecue that we’ve all come to expect.

The Central Appalachians of Southwest Virginia provide outstanding terrain for on and off road riding, and we will once again offer a selection of great routes for you to discover. We will be doing a Fun Run Challenge for both on and off road riders again this year, as well as the ever-popular Gap Attack. Frontline Eurosports will have a selection of new BMW models available on-site for test rides. We will continue the always entertaining slo-ride competition again this year and award a nice prize to the winner.

Click HERE for more information.

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Beemers in the Bluegrass
Winchester, Kentucky
September 12-14, 2014

Join the 18th annual mini rally/campout. Enjoy riding the great highways and byways of Kentucky. The rally is at the Still-water Campground, 8 miles north of Frankfort, KY on US Highway 127. The $25.00 entry fee gets you 2 nights camping, door prizes and Saturday Breakfast and Supper meals and chance at the awards. We will be having a poker run on Saturday morning, around 10 am. Door prize winners must be present at the drawing to win. Lots of motels and hotels in and around Frankfort for those who prefer not to camp.

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

 

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Ride the Blue Ridge with the Knobbies
Morgantown, North Carolina
September 19-21, 2014

The rally site is Catawba Meadows Park in Morganton. There is easy access to Interstate 40, and the best riding in the southeastern United States, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Snake, the Dragon, and many more roads that have not yet been “named”. Great tent camping is available on the rally site, as well as private shower facilities. RV sites are also available on-site as well. There are about 20 electrical hookups, but there is limited water and no septic hookups. There are local campgrounds nearby with full hook-ups for those that require sewer. Catawba Meadows Park also has a zip-line program on-site for those who would like and adventurous trip through the trees. Morganton has plenty of motel/hotel space as well. On Saturday night there will be live entertainment, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Food will be available on-site and a meal voucher will be provided in your packet for anytime during the event. We will be providing riders with the “Ride Along with the Knobbies” program during your stay. We will have dual sport rides, a “peaks” ride, and a ride designed for “taking-it-easy” cruising. We look forward to seeing everybody.

Pre-Registration is $35 before August 31, 2014, $40 at the rally. Current rally information is located below. Click HERE for more information or contact Gene Smith at 828-439-9754 or by email at rallymaster@knobbies.org

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Maryland Airheads
Last Days of Summer Event
September 19-21, 2014

Maryland Airhead Beemers club is having an inaugural motorcycle gathering for motorcycle enthusiasts and especially air-cooled boxers. The weekend will be filled with eating, drinking, camping, socializing and most importantly riding through beautiful Western Maryland.

Click HERE for PDF

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Dinky Dozen Campout

Pontiac 4 H Grounds, Illinois
September 19-20, 2014

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. Camping Cost per night is $12 for tents, $16 for campers with 30 amp hookups, and $20 for campers with 50 amp service. Contact Dinky Dozen with questions.

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Baltimore/Washington Ride for Kids
Howard County Fairgrounds
September 21, 2014

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

For more information, visit Ride for Kids website.

 

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Last Chance Rally
Milmay, New Jersey
September 26-28, 2014

Mark your calendars now! Join fellow riders Sept. 26, 27, and 28 for our 32nd Annual Last Chance Rally at Buena Vista Campground in rural Buena, NJ (www.buenavistacampground.com). Beautiful shaded sites for campers and plenty of cabins (at additional cost) for the less adventurous. Contact the resort directly at (856) 697-5555 for cabins. Bring your tent or enjoy the decadence of a cabin, either way you are sure to have a relaxing weekend. On Friday, enjoy our Rally Road Kill chili dinner followed by a roasted pig feast Saturday evening. Breakfast and lunch can be purchased at reasonably priced eateries in the area. Saturday activities include a morning G/S ride, street guided ride, field events, evening campfire (conditions permitting), lots of door prizes and more. Buena Vista Campground is situated in southern New Jersey with easy access to many attractions. Check the latest updates at rally website during the summer.

If you have questions, contact Pete Lisko (856) 589-7015, 114 Trent Rd., Turnersville, NJ 08012 or Nancy Glindmyer (856) 691-6549, 320 Waldeck Ave, Milmay, NJ 08340.

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Park ‘N Ride Rally
Santa Clarita, CA
October 11, 2014

“Wheels for Wings” is the theme for the 5th Annual Park ‘N Ride Rally where proceeds benefit Angel Flight West (AFW). AFW is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air transportation within the 13 Western states for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs. AFW matches up volunteer pilots to people in need, enabling them to receive medical treatment and other vital care that might otherwise be inaccessible because of financial, medical, or geographic limitations. Charity Navigator has awarded AFW their coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management. Participants in the rally will be given the opportunity to donate to the AFW both as an outright donation and via participating in our silent auction where all proceeds will go to that worthy cause. All those at the finish location turning in a score sheet will be eligible for one of our numerous door prizes while those in the Open class will be competing for gift certificates of $300 for 1st place, $200 for 2nd and $100 for 3rd.

The Park ‘N Ride Rally is an easy to complete day ride to some of the most interesting places in California and some surrounding states. We’ll have two classes, a Novice class where you only have to cover 100 miles and go to 3 bonus locations to be a finisher; and an Open class, which is for more experienced rally riders or those who like a challenge. We’ve designed this rally so it won’t matter if you are coming from San Diego, San Francisco, Utah or Arizona. You can start near home and won’t have to travel a long distance to complete the rally or be competitive.

Click HERE for more details.

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