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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.

Saint’s 2nd Annual Miracle League Ride, Cullman, Alabama

June 28, 2018
On June the 16th, 2018, the Saints of Cullman County and friends of the Miracle League hosted the 2nd Annual Miracle League Benefit Ride.

The Best Little Rally in Alabama Written By: Thad Rich

June 27, 2018
             In 2008, the small town of Grady, Alabama awoke to the rumble of Harleys roaring through their township. Marvin Askew had opened the gates to the local bikers to come and do what they do best, which is to-PARTY! Add live music and games to the mix and they did just that. With people showing in the hundreds; Shine in LaPine Bike Rally quickly grew to be known as the “Best Little rally in Alabama".

2018- Spring Thunder Beach Rally, Panama City Beach, Florida

June 1, 2018
The spring Thunder Beach Rally rolled into Panama City Beach, Florida, May 2nd thru the 6th, 2018. The weather was awesome for the whole weekend so there were a lot of folks that headed down the first of the week to get some extra soak time in with that special beach sunshine!

Honda Grand Prix of Alabama and “Racing for Children’s” Races into Barber Motorsports Park

May 25, 2018
The Indy guys rolled back into Alabama April 20-22, 2018 Kicking things off Friday night at the beautiful Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum was the 8th annual “Racing for Kids” dinner, presented by: Medical Properties Trust and benefiting Children’s of Alabama, Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders. Where they are committed to a Cure!

Ride to 2018 Thunder in the Smokies Motorcycle Rally By: Donna & David Leemon- Argo, Alabama

May 22, 2018
David and I, along with our son, Matt and good friends, Brenda and Michael Strickland, left Argo, Alabama on May 3, 2018 heading to Maggie Valley, North Carolina to attend the 2018 Thunder in the Smokies Motorcycle Rally.  It was the perfect morning to be heading to the mountains.  Our first stop was at White Lightning Harley Davidson dealership in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  We always stop at as many of the local HD dealers as possible during our travels.  Leaving Chattanooga we headed north to Cleveland, Tennessee and on through the beautiful scenic winding roads along the Ocoee River.  This is…

The 12 Best Touring Motorcycles For The Wide Open Road –By: Octavia Drughi BookMotorcycleTours.com

April 24, 2018
  While it’s true that just about any motorcycle can be taken out of the city and into the wide open road, touring bikes do have their perks. They make long road trips much more comfortable and safe, whilst your street bike might leave your muscles cramped and your whole body burned-out.    Most people who own a motorbike use it for road trips, which is one of the main reasons why motorcycle touring has been gaining so much popularity over the past years. There are many choices out there, with plenty of key features that will help you get the most…

April Showers Brings Horsepower

April 24, 2018
April Showers Brings Horsepower

2018 Miracle League Ride, Moody, Alabama

April 24, 2018
We woke Saturday morning, March the 24th, 2018, to an absolutely beautiful day for riding. There was one stop we needed to make along the way, then it was off to the Moody Ball Park to meet up with the ride that Larry Hardeman had pulled together along with support from several of the clubs like the CMA, the Saints and the Veterans Brotherhood, just to name a few. This ride was to benefit the Moody Miracle League, where they believe that “Every Player Deserves a Chance To Play Ball”

Wisconsin: Winter Wonderland for Motorcyclists By Gary Ilminen March 9,2018 Reprinted by permission, Ultimate Motorcycling

March 30, 2018
Wisconsin has been called the Winter Wonderland. With good reason; you have to wonder what will happen next. In recent years, the weather has been more than a little unexpected at times, leaving us to wonder. Of course, we have long used the old saying, “Don’t like the weather? Wait five minutes—it’ll change.”

Alabama Speed Club Wheels and Wings Show at Hooters in Trussville, Alabama

March 15, 2018
On Saturday March the 3rd, Ash and Nick with the Alabama Speed Club brought out one of the first outdoor shows of the 2018 season at Hooters in Trussville, Alabama. We brought Harley Jane (our bulldog) so we could show off my Harley while Leigh was showing off his. She draws almost as much attention as the bike does!

The Best Countries for Motorcycle Road Trips- Written By: Cris Puscas

March 14, 2018
“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck  The endless road in front of you, the stunning scenery on each side, wind in your hair; that’s what motorcycle road trips are all about! 

Motorcycling in Vietnam: 6 Thrilling Road Trips to Add To Your Bucket List

February 28, 2018
       By: Octavia Drughi July 26th, 2017 BookMotorcycleTours.com is the best source for booking your motorcycle travel experience. We are the largest motorcycle travel website with 190 organizers in 264 destinations in the world.    Start Exploring Them Now:

2018 Birmingham World of Wheels

February 17, 2018
The World of Wheels show, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts, rolled into Birmingham, Alabama on Friday February the 9th, 2018, well actually, the party started the Thursday before for those who had some beauties to show off, as that was the “move in day” for all of them, and that always creates quite a buzz of excitement, and after hours-PARTY TIME! There was no shortage this year of really awesome vehicles and bikes to tickle everyone’s fancy!

2018 World of Wheels Tennessee

January 22, 2018
January 5th thru the 7th, 2018 COMPETITION: The 50th Annual Chattanooga O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Custom Auto Show, is produced by MotorSports Productions, Inc. The specialty vehicles coming to this year’s show include Hot rods, Race Cars, Custom Imports, Antique and Classic Cars, and Motorcycles PLUS Special Feature cars.

Barber Vintage Festival, Birmingham, Alabama

December 29, 2017
   On October the 13th, 2017, The Barber Motorsports Park hosted the 13th annual Vintage Festival, filled with Road Racing, Cross Country Trails Motocross, Thrill Shows, Fan Zone and one of the biggest, Best Swap Meets in the country.

2017 Ride for Kids - Birmingham, Alabama

November 29, 2017
On Sunday, September 24, 2017, we were greeted with absolutely beautiful weather as God once again bestowed his blessings on the Ride for Kids ride at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama.  

2017 Sparks America Halloween Bash - Sparks, Oklahoma

November 25, 2017
Around Halloween time every year, Sparks America Campground plays host to a huge Halloween Biker Bash. The dates for the 2017 event were October 19 through 22.  Travel weather was good on Thursday, and I arrived in time to get my tent set up before dark and head over to the playground where karaoke singers provided the evening entertainment. 
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