Riding into History 22nd Annual Antique Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance is April 23rd, 2022

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Bike Week is almost here! Spring riding weather has arrived and numerous events are ready to kick off the season – the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance is this Sunday February 27, followed by Daytona Bike Week on March 4-13th and the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance on Sunday March 13th. It’s a busy couple weeks and Riding into History volunteers and antique motorcycle enthusiasts will be at all these events. Clive Taylor from the Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) Everglades Chapter has put together the Antique Motorcycle class for the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance this weekend which will feature several spectacular bikes from our …

1984 BMW R100RT Last Edition to be in Silent Auction!

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In 1984, BMW Motorrad thought the boxer motor had run its course. The K-series (The Flying Brick) had been introduced 2 years prior as the future of BMW. Since the boxer was going away, BMW thought they would honor the long-running design with a special “Last Edition.” A total of just 740 examples were built across varying models such as the R100, the RS, RT, S, and CS. Fortunately, passionate boxers fans pushed back and BMW ended up bringing back the boxer motor two years later. So, while these bikes are very special, they aren’t actually the last. They are, …

Riding into History Announces Grand Marshal for 2022

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Riding Into History is thrilled to announce that Paul Teutul Jr will be our Grand Marshal for the 22nd Annual Riding Into History Antique Motorcycle Concours on April 23, 2022 featuring “Those Beautiful Europeans”. Paul Jr is well known for his creative design work and TV Shows – check out his web site to get more information about what he is up to these days with his company Paul Jr. Designs. Riding Into History’s web site opened on January 1 for registration to the Concours  and Grand Marshal Dinner. The Grand Marshal Tour is an invitation-only event – the invitation letters go …

Riding into History to be at the Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show

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Happy New Year! We are looking forward to an exciting new year in 2022. We are happy to see the 15th Annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show back on the calendar again this year. The date is January 29th, 2022 at Frost Park in Dania Beach, FL. This is great event and is presented by our friends from the AMCA Everglades Chapter. Riding Into History will have a tent there and we are looking forward to seeing everyone we missed in 2021. The show will feature 250 Vintage Motorcycles with the theme being Military – see the link above for complete details. …

The Barber Museum to Display at the Riding into History Concours d’Elegance

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1954 AJS E-95 Porcupine The world famous Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is going to display six of their award winning motorcycles at the 21st Riding Into History Concours d’Elegance to be held on April 24, 2021.  Included in the display with be a 1954 AJS E-95 Porcupine (pictured here).  This motorcycle was the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours Class X inaugural winner.  Some of the other motorcycles to be displayed are a 1955 AWO/Simson 250, 1964 BSA Lightning Cutaway and a 1962 Matchless G 50. The display by the Barber Museum at the Riding into History Motorcycle Concours brings together the …

Riding into History Registration closing April 16, 2021

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Photo Credit Jim Dohms Riding Into History will present the 21st Annual Concours d’Elegance Antique Motorcycle show on April 24, 2021. We will close registration for this event on April 16, 2021 – you must have your bike registered by the deadline to be in the show. We have had tremendous participation this year and plan on having one of our best shows ever. If you have not already registered your motorcycle(s), please visit our web page RidingIntoHistory.org  and submit the form by the deadline. The 21st Annual Concours d’Elegance expects to have 300+ motorcycles on display at the World Golf Village Walk …

Volunteering with Riding into History

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Happy New Year!  This is Jennifer Samioglou, 2021 Volunteer Coordinator for Riding Into History on Saturday, April 24th .  I am sure we are all glad 2020 is behind us.  What a year!  I really missed seeing everyone’s smiling faces at Riding Into History last year.  It was such a weird year but one of the strangest things to me was no Riding Into History weekend filled with fun and motorcycles.  The planning committee has been working for months already and we are in final preparations for 2021 but you all know the event would not happen without the help of …

2021 Riding into History!

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Mark Your Calendars for Riding into History! Wayne Carini, 2021 Riding into History Grand Marshal On-Line Registration for the 21st Annual Riding into History event at the World Golf Village will open on January 1, 2021. We will be celebrating the Brilliant British Bikes with Wayne Carini as our Grand Marshal! We will have all the usual events starting with the Grand Marshal Tour (scenic lunch ride on Antique Motorcycles) and the Grand Marshal Banquet on Friday April 23rd. The main event, the Concours d’Elegance will be on Saturday April 24th. We will post more details on ridingintohistory.org over the …

Riding into History Reschedules 21st Annual Event for 2021

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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic National State of Emergency, Riding Into History has had to reschedule this year’s event(s) to the weekend of April 24, 2021. The rescheduled event will still be our 21st Annual Riding Into History and it will feature the Brilliant British Bikes at the World Golf Village, just as we planned for this year. Wayne Carini, our Grand Marshal has already volunteered for next year and wants to bring some of his own collection! We hope you continue to support Riding into History and our Charity Partner K9’s for Warriors. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic National …

Riding into History Statement on COVID-19

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Please see the advisory from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by following this link – Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Steps to Prevent Illness Riding into History suggests you read the advisory and make your plans accordingly. Our events will run as scheduled (April 24 & 25, 2020) unless there is state and/or local directive to the contrary. We are concerned with everyone’s health and safety and are planning additional sanitation precautions. See you there!