2019 Riding into History Donates $50k to K9s for Warriors

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Jared & Sargent Jared & Sargent On October 17th, Riding Into History representatives, Bill Peterson (current Chairperson), Jennifer Samioglou and Ken Lucius (prior Chairpersons), Bill Botkin and John Samioglou (both long-time key volunteers) attended the graduation ceremony at the K9s for Warriors facilities in Ponte Vedra. Riding Into History has sponsored several K9s over the past few years and “ Sargent” was one of several dogs that graduated this month along with his Handler, Jared.  Sargent was named in honor of Sargent Cycle Product, one of the major sponsors of our event for many years. Bill Peterson presented a ceremonial …

Wayne Carini, 2020 RIH Grand Marshal

Announcing Riding into History Grand Marshal for 2020

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In keeping with the tradition and spirit of Riding into History bringing you the best each year. We are proud to announce that Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars fame, has agreed to be the Grand Marshal for our 21st Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance to be held on April 24th and 25th 2020. Wayne’s love of all things with a motor started as a young boy, working alongside his father on classic cars. After his first ride in a classic Ferrari, at a very young age, he fell in love with the marque.  Automobiles and motorcycles have been Wayne’s passion ever …

2020 Save the Date Update

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The 21st Annual Riding Into History has finalized the dates for our event in 2020. Due to several factors we have made a rather drastic date change so please take note. Friday, April 24th will be our Grand Marshal Dinner with Silent Auction. Saturday, April 25th, will be our Concours d’Elegance. Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for our 21st year when we will celebrate the Brilliant British Bikes.

Featured Marque: Brilliant British Bikes

Save the Date for 2020!

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Riding into History will be celebrating its 21st Anniversary next year and we are planning many exciting updates to the event. We have moved the event to a week earlier in May (now May 1-2, 2020) to avoid conflicts with many events occurring in the month of May. The featured marque for 2020 will be:  Celebrating: Brilliant British Bikes Please mark your calendars and follow us at  RidingIntoHistory.org and our Facebook page for updates on the event. We will have an important announcement very soon on our 2020 Grand Marshal!

Riding into History 2019 Donation to K9s for Warriors

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Holly Bond (contributor)(photo above from 2016) At the wrap up meeting for our 2019 Riding Into History event this past week, it was voted and agreed the amount of the donation to our charity partner, K9s For Warriors, will be $50,000.00. This is the largest donation Riding Into History has made to any of its charity partners over the last 20 years. But it doesn’t stop there, more exciting news to share. Through the generosity of a private donor, our donation will be matched 100%, so K9s For Warriors will actually receive a donation of $100,000.00 as a result of …

20th Anniversary Riding into History is in the Books

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Contributed by Holly Bond Water stop at K9s for Warriors – Photo by Jim Dohms Water stop at K9s for Warriors – Photo by Jim Dohms Another Riding Into History is in the books! This year was an epic event by most every account. The weekend kicked off on Friday, May 10th with the Grand Marshal Tour and Luncheon Ride presented by Hagerty. Approximately 60 vintage and antique bikes leisurely rode through some of NE Florida’s scenic backroads to their luncheon destination. Part of the ride included a water stop at K9’s for Warriors, with some great photo opportunities with …

Grand Marshal Dinner – Live Auction!

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Something new and exciting has been added to the agenda at the Grand Marshal Dinner!  In addition to all the great items for sale at the Silent Auction,  Riding into History will conduct a live auction for a beautiful, low mileage 2006 Triumph Thruxton.  This bike was donated to Riding into History.  So if you ever wanted a really great modern classic British Motorcycle, now is the time to bid and help Riding into History and K-9’s for Warriors as well.  So come to the dinner and be prepared to bid on this fantastic motorcycle at the live auction!

And the hits keep coming

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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!