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Motorcycle Rallies - Bikers Gather at Rallies

By Walter F. Kern

Gives articles, features, and links about motorcycle rallies.

2008 Americade Rally Blog
This article has links to each daily blog entry covering the 2008 Americade Rally.

2007 Americade Rally Blog
This article has links to each daily blog entry covering the 2007 Americade Rally.

2006 Americade Rally Blog
This article has links to each daily blog entry covering the 2006 Americade Rally.

2006 BuRP Rally Blog
This article has links to each daily blog entry covering the 2006 BuRP Rally.

2006 Wing Ding Blog
This article has links to each daily blog entry covering the 2006 Wing Ding Rally.

Americade Motorcycle Rally
The resort town of Lake George, NY sees plenty of tourists, conventions, and gatherings during the year. However, for one week a year it hosts the biggest motorcycle touring rally in the world -- Americade. The rally is held the first full week of June and is a much anticipated rally for both riders and townspeople.

Daytona Bike Week
March madness on motorcycles is a tradition at Daytona's Bike Week. Check out the events, get a room and prepare for a winter break on your motorcycle. The theme is fun on the beach and in the bars but there's also racing and people-watching too.

Motorcycle or Biker Rallies - Major Rallies for Motorcycles
Motorcycle rallies are gathering places for motorcyclists. There are literally thousands of rallies. We select the top rallies most discussed on motorcycle forums and provide dates, locations and basic information for the current year.

Motorcycle Rallies for Women
Recently, independent rallies have been created to allow women riders to seek out a wider group of riding friends at women-only rallies. Here are some tips on what to expect when you go to such a rally.

Rolling Thunder® Motorcycle Rally
Rolling Thunder® is described in words and pictures based on the 2005 motorcycle run.

It's that time of year again when hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists head toward, what many feel, is the motorcycling mecca of the world -- Sturgis® . The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally® in South Dakota takes place in early August.

Ten Ways to Enjoy Americade
Everyone has different ways to have fun at a motorcycle rally. Here are my ten ways to enjoy the Americade Rally, held the first full week in June each year in Lake George, NY. I think most of these ways to enjoy Americade apply to any rally.

Americade Motorcycle Rally , Lake George NY
This is a must-see site for the serious touring rider. Contains description of the rally and extensive message boards. Can register online for the rally.

Arizona Bike Week
Arizona Bike Week is a rider's dream. Our scenic terrain and amazing April weather make for some of the best riding in the country. Check out the area first and then come to the biggest party of all -- Cyclefest at Westworld. One low admission price gets you into all the festivities. Also included with your general admission pass: demo rides from major manufacturers and nightly concerts, featuring national headliners.

Bikes, Blues, and BBQ
The first Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally was held in the year 2000 with just over 300 riders. Today, Bikes, Blues & BBQ is the largest motorcycle rally in the United States benefitting local charities. Each year over 400,000 people attend the rally from all 50 states and many other countries. The rally is family-oriented and located in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Official Web site of the Biketoberfest Rally at Daytona, FL. Web site by Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau.

BuRP 2008 at Maggie Valley, NC
This is the rally for members of various motorcycle forums including Motorcycle Views. Organized and planned by forum members themselves, BuRP is a great rally to get people out from behind their computer screens to meet their Internet friends face-to-face.

Fire and Ice Rally
This site describes the Grants, NM USA based motorcycle rally called the Fire & Ice Route 66 Bike Rally. It celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Historic Route 66.

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Four Corners Iron Horse Rally
Site outlines the activities for the Labor Day weekend event. The four-corners states are Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. The event draws over 30,000 riders.

Honda Homecoming
Describes the annual event at Honda's Marysville plant allowing motorcyclists to tour the Gold Wing plant and raise money for the Ride for Kids charity.

Honda Hoot
Sometimes called simply "The Hoot," this rally gets larger every year. It takes place in Knoxville, TN. Not restricted to Honda riders.

Laconia Bike Week
Laconia is one of The Big Three National Motorcycle Rallies. Located in Laconia, NH, this gathering brings together over 300,000 bikers.

Ladies Run
The Ladies Run of Colorado has been going strong since 1987 as a charitable rally supporting the South Park Community Relief Fund and Project Safeguard.

Laughlin River Run
Web site of the Laughlin, Nevada rally held in April. This all-brand rally attracts over 50,000 riders.

Lone Star Rally
This rally held in early November in Galveston Island, TX attracts hundreds of thousands of riders.

Mid-Atlantic Women's Motorcycle Rally (MAWMR)
MAWMR is a yearly rally with profits donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. This site describes the rally and shows a group picture of a recent rally. The new location is Gettysburg, PA.

Mother Road Ride/Rally
On the second Saturday of June the Mother Road Ride/Rally® "runs" 2,448 miles of Historic Route 66, America's most famous highway. Learn about this classic event.

Myrtle Beach Rally
Guide to the Myrtle Beach, SC Spring Bike Week held in mid-June each year. Links to events, accommodations, merchandise, vendors, etc. are given.

Republic of Texas Biker Rally
Join 40,000 other bikers at this annual rally in Austin, TX USA. Top-10
Recommendations from the staff of of some of the more bizarre things at the Sturgis® Rally -- the Top 10.

Women on Wheels Ride-In
Learn about the WOW annual international ride-in rally.

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