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Life Lessons on the Moonshine Lunch Run

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If you enjoy riding long distances and spending time with other people who enjoy riding long distances, there’s nothing else like the Moonshine Lunch Run (MLR). For many, the ride to southeastern Illinois takes days and covers hundreds or thousands of miles, and folks don’t ride there for the twisty roads. So what is it about the MLR? Terry Hammond ...

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The 28th Annual Clubman’s All-British Weekend

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Alice’s Restaurant sits at the intersection of State Routes 35 and 84, on a ridge above Woodside, California. To be fair, calling those country roads “highways” is a little deceiving. When you ride up to the place, you are faced with two choices: park at Alice’s, where you can eat inside or out on the deck; or, park across the ...

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Hollister Freedom Rally—Celebrating the Fourth Biker Style

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Lots of noise, lots of music and lots of money spent…which is the way any good motorcycle rally should be. Tens of thousands of motorcyclists, the majority riding Harleys, converged on the California town of Hollister for the 2015 Independence Day weekend, and it all went quite well. Since this was the first major motorcycle event with a “biker” image ...

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Rider’s Annual Touring Events Calendar 2015

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What could be more fun than saddling up your bike, hitting the road, and joining a few thousand of your closest friends at a major bike event? To simplify life for our readers, we have listed the national rallies of many of the major clubs and organizations, with a brief description and contact information. Many of these events feature organized ...

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Touratech to Host Inaugural East Coast Adventure Rally, August 13-16

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Touratech announces the inaugural Touratech East Coast Adventure Rally, which will take place August 13-16, 2015, near Huntingdon, in central Pennsylvania. Hosted on a 200-acre, private farm located in the rolling hills near Rothrock State Forest, the rally will offer participants wonderful areas for riding, camping and festive times with the adventure motorcycle community. The original Touratech Rally in Plain, ...

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Hodaka Days 2014: Keep On Hodakin

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In a modern day’s twist on the “Old Testament” plagues of ancient Egypt, the tiny Oregon town of Athena is swarmed, infested if you will, once a year for three days. Wombats, Rats, Squirts, Thunder Dogs and Road Toads besiege the town’s very core and squirm about in a pall of aromatic blue smoke. There are also more Aces than ...

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Tag-O-Rama — A Motorcycle Game of You’re It

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Have you ever ridden just to see a large boulder painted like a reclining, smiling pink pig? Would you jump on your bike to find a statue of Teddy Roosevelt? Is finding a decommissioned ICBM silo just 25 miles away more than enough reason to throw on the gear? If your answer is any variation of, “Well, of course!” then ...

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Rider's 2015 National Motorcycle Touring Events Calendar

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What could be more fun than saddling up your bike, hitting the road, and joining a few thousand of your closest friends at a major bike event? To simplify life for our readers, we have listed the national rallies of many of the major clubs and organizations, with a brief description and contact information. Many of these events feature organized ...

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2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

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The American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has been headquartered in or near Columbus, Ohio, since the late 1920s, with a leafy green campus in the suburb of Pickerington serving as the AMA’s home since 1998. Riding through the gate and down the winding driveway is like entering a lush city park, all but hidden from the nearby houses, office buildings and ...

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10th Annual Barber Vintage Festival Video

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More than 65,000 people visited the 10th annual Barber Vintage Festival last October. That’s no surprise really, given all there is for motorcycle enthusiasts to see and do there, and not just vintage bike nuts with grease under their fingernails. Rider magazine takes you inside the festival at Barber Motorsports Park in this video. See more videos on the Rider ...

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