Riding Into History
|Start Date:||May 18th, 2012|
|End Date:||May 19th, 2012|
|Address:||1 World Golf Place|
St. Augustine, FL 32092
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|Description||The 13th Annual Riding Into History Motorcycle Concours|
Riding Into History, one of America’s premier vintage motorcycle events, will return to
the beautiful World Golf Village near St. Augustine, Florida on May 18-19, 2012. Mitch
Boehm, Editor and Publisher of Moto Retro Illustrated, and former Motorcyclist
Magazine Editor, will serve as Grand Marshal. Larry Meeker will once again serve as
Chairman the event.
The weekend will feature the Concours d’Elegance on Saturday, with a charity ride to the
event leaving from BMW Motorcycles of Jacksonville. The Grand Marshal’s Historic
Lunch Ride to St. Augustine, led by Boehm, and the Grand Marshal’s Dinner at the
Legends Grill in the WGV, featuring a talk by Boehm, will be held on Friday.
All of the proceeds from Riding Into History will benefit the Jacksonville-based
Wounded Warrior Project. To date, Riding Into History has raised over $250,000 for
The event is presented by Riding Into History Inc., a 501(c)3 not for profit organization
comprised entirely of volunteer members from several motorcycle organizations, led by
the BMW Motorcycle Owners of Northeast Florida (BMWNEF). The Historic
Motorcycle Society (HMS), Chrome Divas, Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA),
Outriders and the Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) all lend support to the
Between 300 and 400 antique, vintage and classic motorcycles from all over the country
are expected to enter the Concours, which this year honors the Landmark Motorcycles of
Japan. Thousands of spectators are once again expected to enjoy the event, which also
includes exhibitors, entertainment, clubs and a variety of food. Admission is still only
$10 at the gate for the Concours.
Internationally known motorcycle artist Don Bradley will once again provide the original
artwork for the posters, which have become collectors’ items. Posters, t-shirts and other
items will be available at RidingIntoHistory.org and at the event.
The media sponsor is Moto Retro magazine. Other sponsors include Sargent Cycle
Products, Yamaha USA, BMW Motorcycles of Jacksonville, Battery Tender, BMWNEF,
VyStar Credit Union, The Schwantz School, Mercedes-Benz, BMW Outriders and
C Hill Concepts Web Design.
The World Golf Village is located just north of St. Augustine on I-95, exit 323.
For additional information go to RidingIntoHistory.org,
|Host:||Riding Into History|
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