Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

The Strange Case of the Yamaha Seca Corn Popper By: Gary Ilminen Courtesy of: www.ultimatemotorcycling.com

November 1, 2018
Motorcycle Tales When you think of one of those hot air corn poppers, one with a four-cylinder double overhead cam mill attached probably doesn’t come to mind.

14th Annual Barber Vintage Festival, Presented by Triumph

November 1, 2018
  Thousands of fans came rolling into Alabama from all over the country for the 14th Annual Vintage Festival at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, October the 5th-7th, 2018.

Zoo Run Safari For Children's of Alabama

November 1, 2018
  Over 10 years ago, we became involved with a multi-state motorcycle fundraiser event that included a half dozen or so, kids with brain tumors, this quickly became our most treasured event to do each year as we got close to these families, watching these kids grow. When we got in touch with the organizers this year to get information on the 2018 event, I was told that they had decided to pull the Alabama event to combine it with the Georgia event. 

For You We Ride

November 1, 2018
  For You We Ride is a Poker Run fundraiser for breast cancer assistance charities. This ride was also an attempt to break a record and get into the Guinness World Book of Records. There were some 80-motorcycle dealerships from around the country that joined into this record-breaking attempt.

American Legion Riders Host 911 Ride

September 30, 2018
  On Sunday, September the 9th, 2018, the Legion Riders joined forces for a ride in remembrance of the 911 tragedy and all of the lives lost that day.

A Ride For Hope-"Angel's Hope"

September 30, 2018
    On Saturday, September the 15th, 2018, bikes rolled in to Rider's Harley-Davidson in Trussville, Alabama where they were playing host to a ride that was to celebrate the life of a bright, caring young lady, Ms Angel Eaton, whose life was cut short due to cancer. Larry Hardeman organized this ride as he has gotten close to not only this family but also many like them who have been touched in some way by Childhood Cancer, and was co-hosted by Ridez For a Reason. The ride stopped by Bates H.D sales in Oneonta, and was greeted with a…

Remembering Brittany Ride

September 30, 2018
  On Saturday, September the 8th, riders gathered at the Hardees in Pinson, Alabama for a ride in remembrance of Brittany Payne Daugherty, who was in the beginning stage of her young married life when her life was cut short due to unexpected complications related to her heart on July 12th, 2018

Benefit for Joey Garner Family at Gintown Lowlife Society- Alabama

September 1, 2018
  On July 28th, 2018, The Gintown Lowlife Society hosted a fundraiser event for the family of Joey Garner.

38th BBC Rally and Ride-in Show Celebrates the Need for Speed Written By: Gary Ilminen- Wisconsin

September 1, 2018
Modern retro class bikes:  This line-up of bikes in the BBC’s Modern Retro class is only a part of the bike show on Saturday.

12th Annual Larry "Mad Dog" Rogers Memorial Ride-Alabama

August 28, 2018
  On Saturday, August the 11th, riders gathered at Thunder Inn, a favorite local watering hole, for the bikers to make the annual ride over to the final resting place of Larry "Mad Dog" Rogers.

Memorial Ride for Kelsey Hunnicutt

August 3, 2018
On Saturday, July the 7th, 2018, riders gathered at Jack's on Gadsden Hwy in Birmingham, Alabama to ride over to the Lakeview Country Club just below McCalla, Alabama to join up with others to ride in memory of Kelsey Hunnicutt.

Blue Ridge Ride-Georgia

August 3, 2018
  On Saturday, July the 7th, 2018, a group from the Birmingham H.O.G jumped on their bikes and headed out for the Blue Ridge mountains in north Georgia, encountering rain along the way, but hey, they needed to rinse the bikes anyway! 

Poker Run for Autism-Alabama

August 3, 2018
This poker run was a non-escorted ride using the 50/50 split format, where the winner took 50% and the remaining 50% went to The Autism Society of Alabama.

TRAVIS PASTRANA RECREATES 3 OF EVEL KNIEVEL’S FAMOUS JUMPS By Eric Miller

August 3, 2018
Daredevil Extraordinaire Travis Pastrana recreated 3 of Evel Knievel’s most memorable jumps. The jumps recreated were: Evel jumped 50 smashed cars-Travis attempts to jump 52 smashed cars. Evel jumped 15 Greyhound buses-Travis attempts to jump 16 Greyhound buses. Evel jumped the Fountains at Caesar’s Palace- Travis attempts to jump the Fountains with 200 feet less take and landing room.

2018-Motor Maid Convention in Montgomery Alabama

August 3, 2018
  July the 9th, 2018, marked the start of the Motor Maid convention, where hundreds (final count of 423 plus 150 guests) of women from all over the country converged on to the city of Montgomery, Alabama. Motor Maid membership currently stands at 1323.

2018-Lowdown Crawfish Boil & Show

June 28, 2018
On June the 9th, 2018, Homestead Hollow in Springville, Alabama played host to the Lowdown Crawfish Boil, Car, Truck & Bike Show benefiting Black Tie and sponsored by Sparkle Detail.

2018-Run For The Wall

June 28, 2018
Just thought we would share a few shots from the Run For The Wall, the Southern Route!

The 2018 Great Smokey Mountain H.O.G Rally, Maryville, Tennessee

June 28, 2018
Close to 4000 H.O.G members converged on the city of Maryville, Tennessee on May the 31st for the Great Smokey Mountain H.O.G Rally.
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