And the hits keep coming

Riding Into History Newsletter

Thanks to Motorcycle Classics for promoting our 20th Anniversary Event. Thank you Landon Hall, from Motorcycle Classics (read online article here) for helping us to promote this event! If you haven’t registered for the Concours, or the Grand Marshal Dinner, time is running out.  Registration closes April 30, or when we reach capacity, whichever comes first so sign up now! RIH_Motorcycle Classics

Calling for Participants in Riding into History’s Youth Judging Program (sponsored by Hagerty Insurance)

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Photo Credit Amy Jacques Photo Credit Amy Jacques We are proud to announce that Hagerty’s Insurance company will be sponsoring Riding into History’s Youth Judging Program again this year for our 20th ANNIVERSARY!!  We would like to invite  you and the children in your life to join us for this informative and fun program. The children get a short tutorial about judging antique motorcycles, then they judge a few chosen bikes for  REAL themselves!!  Not only that, they will be given a Hagerty hat and t-shirt. During the awards in the afternoon the youth judging participants will gather together and …

Motorcycle Consumer News Publishes RIH Article!

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We are very excited to share the article Bill Robinson wrote, promoting our 20th anniversary Riding into History event, which has been published in the April issue of the Motorcycle Consumer News.  Thanks MCN! We would also like to thank Sam Taylor, publisher of Folio Weekly.  The article will be appearing as an insert in the May 1 issue of Folio Weekly! Enjoy the read!

Lodging at Riding into History, 2019

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We are just a little more than a month out from Riding into History!  If you haven’t yet registered for the Concours and/or the Grand Marshal Dinner, please consider doing it as soon as possible!  For those of you all set (or those who will be shortly) except for lodging, we wanted to share with you the skinny on lodging at or near the world golf village. And as always, the Grand Villas at World Golf Village features spacious one- and two-bedroom villas that make you feel right at home in a carefree setting overlooking the 17th and 18th holes …

Riding into History at Bike Week!

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Youngest rider on oldest motorcycle award goes to this family that attended the Adamec Callahan Cruisers Car & Motorcycle Show February 24. Youngest rider on oldest motorcycle award goes to this family that attended the Adamec Callahan Cruisers Car & Motorcycle Show February 24. The Riding Into History volunteer team has been very busy over the past several weeks leading up to Bike Week!   We were represented at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance by Ken Lucius and Bill Peterson, who volunteered as Class Hosts for the Motorcycle Class and were there at 5:30am to help setup.  We had a booth …

Grand Marshals Dinner (now Banquet) Revitalized

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The Riding into History team will be the first to admit that the meals at the Grand Marshals Banquet on Friday night has not been up to the level of the other festivities for the weekend. But really, with the attendance of the special Grand Marshal speakers, you did not attend for the meal. This year will be different. In addition to a great American Rider as Grand Marshal, Gloria Struck, who will share her many years of stories of her ride on an American Bike (read more here), the dinner itself has been revitalized. We are contracting with Anthony’s …

20th Annual Riding Into History Registration is Now Open

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We are pleased to announce that registration for the Friday evening Grand Marshal Dinner and the Riding into History Concours d’Elegance and has been opened.  Online forms to register for both events, held at St. Augustine’s World Golf Village, May 10-11, can be found at our website,  RidingIntoHistory.org.   All entries must meet the standards listed on the entry page and are subject to review by concours officials before being accepted into the show.  Please keep in mind there are class and event size limits. These steps are necessary to maintain the high quality event and present your motorcycle at its best among …

20th Annual Riding into History Grand Marshal Announced!

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Riding Into History is thrilled to announce that Gloria Struck will be the 20th Annual Riding Into History Grand Marshal for 2019!Gloria is as an enthusiastic motorcycle rider today at the age of 94 as she was when she started riding 75+ years ago. She has recently published her autobiography entitled “Gloria – A lifetime Motorcyclist: 75 Years on Two Wheels and Still Riding”.  She tells us she plans on riding cross country for her 100th birthday and is currently traveling around the US promoting her book.  She is well known as the matriarch of the woman’s motorcycle community and will be a very …

The 19th annual Riding Into History is in the Books

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RIH opened on Friday with the Grand Marshal Tour. Led by American flat track racing legends Bill Werner and Scott Parker, over 50 entrants rode their vintage mounts on a scenic north Florida route to a luncheon in historic St. Augustine. Along the way, they stopped at the K9’s For Warriors campus where they met staff and warriors during a rest stop. The K9’s For Warriors have been the recipients of almost $200K dollars from RIH in recent years. During dinner Friday evening, Brian Slark of the Barber Motorsports Museum interviewed Parker and Werner. Also at dinner Anthony Cala, a …

Special Displays At RIH This Year

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Each year Riding Into History presents a special display reflecting the show’s theme. We are featuring competition motorcycles in 2018, and actually have two related displays. Separate from the other racing equipment, there will be a selection of Harley-Davidson XR750 flat track racers. The XR750 is the iconic, prototypical flat track racer, having been competing successfully for nearly half a century. They are also central to the legacy of our 2018 Grand Marshals. Bill Werner has spent virtually his entire career nurturing the XR750 and tuning it for the some of the greatest riders in history. Scott Parker, riding Werner …