Home > Motorcycle Rallies + Clubs (page 4)

Motorcycle Rallies + Clubs

Rider’s 2014 National Motorcycle Events Calendar

web-8

The sun is warming, the snow banks are melting and the temperatures are finally above freezing. It’s time to change the oil, adjust the valves, bore and stroke your credit cards and go wear out some tires! Here’s a list of some of the major motorcycle rallies and events this year, along with contact info and a brief description of ...

Read More »

Las Vegas Auction Action

MidAmerica Las Vegas_1979

You know you’ve been to Las Vegas—Sin City, Nevada—too many times when you and your best friend are going for three days, and a few days before, one of you voluntarily makes a serious weight-loss bet with a neighbor. Worse, that caloric abstinence in booze and buffet land turns out to be no big deal, even for two guys who—at ...

Read More »

Star 2013: Sport Touring is This Club’s Middle Name

MSTA’s STAR 2013 rally.-riding3

The guy at the beer tent at 3 p.m. during STAR 2013 was the loneliest guy in Lexington, Kentucky. People actually felt sorry for him. Not that he wasn’t busy in the evening, when the bikes were parked for the night and everyone was eager to share stories about the day’s rides. But the Crowne Plaza, the host hotel, may ...

Read More »

‘Two Wheels Only’ is Back With a New Owner and a New Name

Two Wheels of Suches Logo_final

Riders may remember the historic campground and lodge formerly known as Two Wheels Only in Suches, Georgia, which closed in 2011. Bill Johnston, a local resident, purchased the property and reopened it in March 2014 under the new name, Two Wheels of Suches. Johnston also purchased additional land in order to expand the campground and attract larger rallies. Many upgrades ...

Read More »

Sportbike Track Time Offers Riders Nearly 100 Days of Riding and Instruction in 2014

SportbikeTrackTimeLogo

Sportbike Track Time, powered by Triumph Motorcycles, offers riders nearly 100 track days at some of the most thrilling road courses in the country. The schedule stretches from February through December with riding and instruction for novice, intermediate and advanced riders in a controlled track day environment. Sportbike Track Time events are designed to provide maximum track time and riding ...

Read More »

Motogiro D’Italia 2013

Amalfi Coast Italy_4401

“My friend Giuseppe was down for the count,” said Burt Richmond of Illinois. “He was laid out on a stone wall with a medic holding an IV drip when Jack came around the turn. Jack slid in the sand thrown by Giuseppe’s bike, so they were both down within sight of each other. Jack wasn’t hurt badly—but his motorcycle was, ...

Read More »

2014 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Moved to July 11-13

2013 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

The American Motorcyclist Association and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course have changed the date of the 2014 edition of AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, a celebration of vintage motorcycling. AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days 2014 will be held July 11-13, one week earlier than previously announced. The new dates prevent a conflict with another event held in Wauseon, Ohio. “Providing a date for ...

Read More »

Blog: Moto Espana Show, Santa Cruz, California

1-IMG_0717

Having left my bike in the big field for motorcycle parking at the Laguna Seca MotoGP, when I come back I find tucked into my seat a simple brochure promoting a Classic Spanish Motorcycle Show at the Santa Cruz fairgrounds. Spanish motorcycles? They are all classics; I remember half a dozen Spanish marques, but they were all gone 30 years ...

Read More »