August – September 2014
The 3rd annual vintage motorcycle show known as The Meet will be held August 22-24, 2014, at America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, Washington. For the first time bike entrants will not be charged for any motorcycles entered in the Judged Concours. However, there is a General Admission fee of $20 per person, which includes unlimited motorcycle entries, and access to the four-floor, 165,000 sq. ft. LeMay—America’s Car Museum. For 2014, the show has been expanded to include an additional 3 acres for a Swap Meet and Demo rides for Aprilia, BMW, Ducati, Moto Guzzi and Triumph. A portion of the Tacoma Dome “A” Lot will be reserved for free parking for all attendees who arrive via motorcycle.
Registration and information about judged classes and the judges can be found at vintagemotorcyclefestival.com. Clement Salvadori, Rider magazine’s roving reporter, returns as a Judge,
7th Annual Benefit Ride – The Last Minute Motorcycle Run
Sat. August 23, 2014, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Registration: 10am. (1st Riders out at 11:00 am – Last Riders out at 4:00pm)
$20 Donation Per Bike.
Begin at Highland Park Church located at 5710 Knob Road (Next to WSMV-TV), Nashville, TN 37209.
Come ride with us and join one of Middle Tennessee’s largest motorcycle runs for our seventh year, as we support The Last Minute Toy Store and Community Outreach Projects in Nashville. Your $20 donation will help 5,000 kids have Christmas right here in Middle Tennessee
What is The Last Minute Motorcycle Run? In ‘2008, Highland Park Church started what is now called “Last Minute Motorcycle Run.” Over the last few years, this motorcycle run has become one of the largest in Middle TN. 300+ bikers/sponsors join forces to raise thousands of dollars for LMTS.
The run takes about 6 hours and covers many parts of the Middle Tennessee area. At the run, riders have a chance to win a Harley Davidson and other great prizes. At the final stop, a winner is announced, sponsors are recognized, and door prizes given away. Paul Slentz the director of The Last Minute Toy Store will also speak at the event.
Last Minute Motorcycle Run – Nashville, TN
Registration: 10am. $20 Donation Per Bike. In support of The Last Minute Toy Store.
The Brotherfest Motorcycle Rally will be held on August 22-24, 2014, in Washington (9205 198th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, WA 98391). First 200 people receive free event t-shirt. Pig Roast, Live Bands, Motorcycle Rodeo, Motorcycle Show and Awards, Bikini Bike Wash, Dyno Trailer, Overnight Camping, RV Hookups, Food and other Vendors, Children’s Play Area. Registration fee is $20/person and $35/couple.
Hall County Sheriff’s Office is having a escorted benefit ride for the Georgia Sheriffs’ Youth Homes, ride through the North Georgia mountains, cookout, raffle, music. Rain out date 8/30/14. $25 driver, $5 for rider. 770-531-6900
Asheville (North Carolina) Ride for Kids benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Held at WNC Ag Center Expo Hall (Gate 5), 775 Boylston Hwy. (Airport Road), Fletcher, NC 28732
Registration from 8-9:30 a.m. See website for more information.
Michigan Ride for Kids (road ride and dual sport), benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Registration from 8-10:30 a.m. See website for full details.
The Four Corners Motorcycle Rally will be held in Ignacio, Colorado, over Labor Day weekend in 2014. Awesome rides and great events. Day pass includes free tent camping.
Bands, vendors, field events, and a number of poker runs take off from Rally Central. The Ms. Four Corners Motorcycle Rally contest will also be held along with other contests such as tattoo and arm wrestling, all of which start Friday and run until Monday. Of course there is tent and RV camping on-site.
One of the exciting opportunities will be at Durango Harley-Davidson with the Harley demo fleet. There will also be a beer tent with live music and food during the daytime from Friday–Sunday.
Cortez will be holding Indian dances Monday–Saturday evenings, with downtown events on Saturday.
Whatever you do, don’t forget the rides! Aside from the various poker runs from Rally Central in Ignacio, don’t miss the Million Dollar Highway, voted one of the top four motorcycle rides in the country. Be sure to stop by the Harley store in Silverton—the highest Harley store in the world.
For full details, visit fourcornersmotorcyclerally.com.
Puget Sound Ride for Kids (Washington), benefiting the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
Registration from 8-9:30 a.m. See website for more details.
Calling all classic, custom and café racer bike fans. Mark your calendar for the 7th Venice Vintage Motorcycle Rally roaring into the streets of historic Venice, California, on Saturday, September 13, 2014. The rally will be held at 2150 Dell Avenue, Venice, California.
The day kicks off with a rumblin’, thumpin’ morning parade through Venice and Santa Monica before cruising up PCH for a quick ride up the coast. Returning to the event site, spectators will be treated to one of the largest collections of unique motorcycles and people in Southern California. Live music, BBQ and a beer garden will help one get in the mood for a day long program including a classic bike show (awards at 2 p.m.), pinup contest and charity raffle. All flavors of bikes welcome!
The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Those interested in a morning ride up the coast to the rally should meet at 1625 Abbot Kinney Boulevard by 9 a.m.
For more information, visit venicevintage.com. Those interested in being a vendor or sponsor at the event should call Brady Walker at (310) 980-7129.
A ride to benefit research and awareness of Alzheimer’s sponsored by the Cave Country H.O.G. Chapter. Ride begins and ends at Harley Davidson Bowling Green (251 Cumberland Trace Road, Bowling Green, KY). On-site registration begins at 8:30 am (CST). Riders may register; receive wrist bands, one prize ticket, and line up for the ride. Kickstands up at 10:00 am (CST). We will ride through the beautiful South Central Kentucky countryside and return to HD BG around 11:30 am (CST) for prize drawings, food and music!