Hear that gasoline growl? Feel the rumble in your rib cage? That’s because 400 hard core motorcycle enthusiasts are riding into town this week for a gathering of the Motor Maids, the continent’s oldest and largest all-women motorcycle club, founded in 1940.
As the Foothills Special Needs Association for Parents and Siblings (SNAPS) gears up for its annual motorcycle poker rally, organizers said this year’s event will feature a full day of family-friendly activities along with a show and shine and live entertainment.
The second annual Aidan’s Ride Sturgis, a charity motorcycle ride organized to fight ALD, will take place August 8, 2016, during the 76th anniversary of the iconic Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Last year, 75 riders participated, raising over $13,500 for the Aidan Jack Seeger Foundation, and organizers expect an even bigger turnout this time around.
Bikers from near and afar saw new and familiar faces as they gathered for a weekend of events and a shared passion this weekend in Summerside. The SummeRide Bike Rally saw more than 1,000 registered participants before its conclusion Sunday.
For the 5th year in a row, Sault Ste. Marie will host the famed Ride for Sight charity motorcycle event. On July 8, 9, 10 hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts will descend on the community for two days of riding, fun and fundraising taking place at Stokely Creek Lodge this year.
More than a thousand bikers rallied in Summerside over the Canada Day weekend despite windy weather that blew away some vendor tents. This was the second year for the SummeRide Bike Rally.
Family and friends of Devin Lee Parsons gathered Saturday for the sixth annual motorcycle ride organized in the boy’s memory and expressed hope that future events will expand to continue bringing attention to child abuse and domestic violence.
Over 100 motorcycle enthusiasts grouped together to support the local Seguin family, as they remembered 23-year-old Devin Seguin, who passed away unexpectedly from cancer in July of 2013. “This was the 3rd Annual Memorial Ride, which is a celebration of life. This is to remember Devin, and keep his name alive,” said Eugene Seguin, father to Devin.
A dynamic new motorcycle rally focused on women riders will hold its first gathering at the end of September in Beaumont, Texas. The Lace, Grace, and Gears Rally was founded by a woman and is being organized by women to cater to the topics and activities that today’s lady riders are most interested in.
A cross-country road trip is the stuff of legends, tall tales and bucket lists. Many people dream of doing it, far fewer actually do. Full disclosure: I’ve driven coast-to-coast three times.