May 19th Meeting at Driscol & Sons Cafe
Saturday May 19th monthly club meeting at Noon.
Driscoll & Sons Café, 2101 Douglas Run Rd., Elizabeth Twp, PA 15037
Website with Map HERE. Located behind Yough Twister Ice Cream stand next to the Great Allegheny Passage Trail.
Watch this 2 pg. FORUM thread for Group Rides going to the mtg.
3rd Annual Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Workers Rally May 18 - 20
Where: Artillery Ridge Campground, 610 Taneytown Rd. (Right behind Little Round Top)
Backstory: Historian, Sam Booth, a member of the Southeast Ohio BMW Riders, led a day excursion from the 2013 MOA National rally in Bloomsburg, PA to Gettysburg. It was so popular, that in 2014 he helped the MOA plan one of their Regional Getaway Weekends there, at which time the BMW Motorcycle Owners Of America became stewards of the monument located on the first day's field of battle: Battery I, 1st Ohio Light Artillery.
What: Once again we will be gathering at Gettysburg National Military Park for another weekend of volunteering a day of labor for the National Park Service on battlefield restoration and preservation. The rally fee for two nights camping, endless coffee, guided rides, door prizes and Saturday night meal is $55. Limited to 100 participants. Make check out to Sam Booth and send the rally fee to Sam Booth, 258 West State St., Athens, Ohio 45701. Friday night meal is on your own in town.
RV spots and cabins are available, but you must call ahead to reserve those separately and plenty of hotels and BB's to choose from. The BMW MOA ON magazine August 2015 issue has a great story about it on page 52.
Contact: Sam Booth at samrbooth@yahoo. Also, check out the Facebook event page under the same title. Details and Map here.
May 20 British & European Motorcycle Day in Maryland
WHAT: 17th Annual British and European Motorcycle Day ADMISSION: $10
WHEN: Sunday May 20, 2018 from 10 am - 4 pm
WHERE: Point Farm, Clarksburg, MD (right off Rt. 270 near Clarksburg)
DETAILS & DIRECTIONS: Classic Motorcycle Day website
Judged concours show for 1983 and older bikes. Swap meet, tech talks, door prizes, vendors. This year's Marque is Norton Commando, on the 50th anniversary of the debut of the legendary twin in 1968.
May 17 - 20 European Riders 20th Rally
This is a great rally! Join the BMW Motorcycle Club of Nashville as we host our 20th annual European Riders Rally. We’ll offer a weekend of great riding for both the street and dual sport enthusiast. Located along the Cumberland River in Burkesville KY, the Rally site offers plenty of flat camping areas and nearby hotels. Enjoy lots of great food, entertainment, door prizes and camaraderie. 2018 promises to be the biggest and best rally ever!
All makes and models of bikes are welcome! Click HERE for more info.
June 1 - 3 Square Route Rally, BMWBMW Club
Our club members have frequented this rally for many years. Join the BMW Bikers of Metropolitan Washington for their 43rd Annual Square Route rally info here. Located at YMCA Camp West-Mar info and location at 14021 Brown Rd, Sabillasville, MD 21780-8728. Includes a chili dinner on Friday for as long as it lasts, a BBQ dinner Saturday night, and a continental breakfast on Saturday morning. There are several bunkhouses for people who like like walls and a roof over their heads - first-come, first-serve. Prizes, tech day, rides to many historical places of interest.
June 8 - 10 Laurel Highlands 16th Campout
Pioneer Park campground in Somerset County, 273 Trent Road, Somerset, PA 15501,
Phone (814) 445-6348
Admission $50.00 for full weekend ($45 if pre-registered) Two nights camping, three meals, loads of door prizes, self-guided ride info and 15th Annual rally pin for the first 100 pre registrants. Laurel Highlands BMW Riders website. and a very nice Facebook Page.
July 19 - 21 BMW RA National Rally, Wellsboro, PA Grand Canyon
The national BMW Riders Association rally is in our backyard playground this year!
Join us July 19, 20 & 21st, 2018 at the Tioga County Fairgrounds in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania for 3 days of camping, vendor shopping, seminars and door prizes. Cool nights, great riding, plenty of other lodging in the area and many great roads to explore. You’ll be less than 30 minutes away from the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania.
Tioga County Fairground GPS Coordinates N41 4. 9.8 W77 12. 19.122
Lots of us will be going -- post in this thread in our Forum.