Bob’s BMW is thrilled to be included in Elspeth Beard’s East Coast Book Tour presenting, Lone Rider, The First British Woman to Motorcycle Around The World.
In 1982, at the age of only 23, Elspeth left her family and friends in London and set off on a 35,000-mile solo adventure around the world on her 1974 BMW R60/6!
Elspeth will be at Bob’s BMW on November 17 to share her riveting account of adventure, travel, grit, and guts and all are welcome! The day will begin at 10am with a meet and greet at Bob’s Vintage BMW Motorcycle Museum* At 1:00pm we will gather at the dealership to hear Elspeth tell her story of her 2-year solo journey around the globe, including photographs taken throughout her journey.
Complimentary coffee and donuts will be available at the dealership in the morning and Kommie Pig BBQ Chicken & Ribs will be available for lunch starting at 11:30am.
Throughout the day, you will have opportunities to get your personal copy of Lone Rider signed by Elspeth. Lone Rider is described by Overland Magazine as “Stunningly honest, Lone Rider is going to raise eyebrows. This extraordinary story is hard hitting.It’s going to challenge and surprise every reader.” This page turning perspective of the world, as experienced from the seat of a motorcycle is one you will definitely want to add to your library!
10:00am – Casual Meet & Greet with Elspeth while exploring BMW Motorrad history at Bob’s Vintage BMW Motorcycle Museum*
11:30am – 1:00pm – Kommie Pig BBQ Chicken & Ribs at dealership
1:00pm – Presentation at dealership: Elspeth tells her story of her 2-year solo journey around the globe on her BMW R60/6.
*Park at dealership. Guests that arrive by 10am can walk with Bob over to the museum which is only a short walk away. Guests arriving after 10am can follow the marked trail from the dealership to the museum.
Bob’s BMW will continue its annual tradition and will be closed on Black Friday. Instead of partaking in the shopping madness, Bob’s BMW invites riders of all makes and models to #optoutsideon2wheels.
On November 23 Bob will lead a group ride departing from Bob’s BMW Motorcycles at 10:30 am. Riders are asked to arrive at 10 am for the pre-ride meeting and to receive a copy of the ride route. Riders will enjoy riding twisty, hilly, and scenic open roads through Howard County, until arriving at the lunch destination around noon. This year’s lunch destination is one of Columbia’s newest restaurants, Cured Tap & Grill!
Reservations for lunch are required and is limited to 45 people so you must RSVP in advance.
Our favorite event of the year! Our day to THANK YOU for another fun and successful year! So please come one, come all for one last hoorah in 2018! Bring the whole family, rally club members, and head over to Bob’s ever popular year-end Open House.
Food and beverages will be provided, compliments of Bob’s BMW. Shop year end bargains, test ride your dream bike, register to win exciting prizes, and have fun hanging with fellow riders and enthusiasts.