Grand Marshal Historic Lunch Ride and Dinner

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Registration is now open online for the Grand Marshal Historic Vintage Lunch Ride.  The ride takes place on Friday, May 22, 2015.  There is a rider’s meeting 9:30am at the Renaissance Hotel back parking lot.  Ride through back roads of Florida to Corky Bells in Palatka.  Ride your vintage bike to this delicious destination along with Dave Aldana, our 2015 Grand Marshal. The ride leaves from the Renaissance Hotel parking lot.  The cost is $20.  For the purposes of this ride, vintage motorcycles will be 1990 and prior years.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED Registration is now open online for the Grand …

Become part of America’s Premier Motorcycle Event as a Vendor!

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Riding Into History is happy to announce that you may now sell products at our event. World Golf Village has amended their policy on selling at their venue. The products that may be sold cannot be in conflict with what they offer. The World Golf Village will vet vendors. Vendors will need to sign a waiver and pay any sales taxes as required by the State of Florida. Registration for vendors is available on our web site under registration forms.

Riding Into History Unveils Don Bradley’s New Artwork for 2015

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Riding Into History is unveiling the 2015 artwork. Internationally renowned artist Don Bradley has again provided us with a magnificent motorcycle and model. We are celebrating British motorcycles this year. Our theme is “Rule Britannia”. Don captures our theme with this art called. “Racing with the Stars”. This picture depicts an all-star cast with a 1956 BSA Goldstar at the last year of the Clubman on the Isle of Man. BSA motorcycles dominated the Clubman race. No one else could compete. Thus ending the Clubman race at Isle of Man.

Riding Into History 2015 Grand Marshal Announcement!

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Riding Into History is excited to announce David Aldana as the 2015 Grand Marshal! David Aldana is a motorcycle racer who specialized in dirt track oval racing and road racing. One of the most colorful personalities in racing, David Aldana was a top AMA Grand National Series competitor during the 1970s, winning four AMA nationals during his career. The classic motorcycling documentary, “On Any Sunday,” caught snippets of Aldana’s rookie season and it conveyed his brash and carefree attitude. By the late 1970s, Aldana began concentrating on road racing. While with BSA, Aldana was a part of the American team …

Riding Into History Summer Update

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Hi Everyone! Hope everyone has had a wonderful safe summer riding motorcycles.  I’ve been busy traveling and enjoying the summer.  The photographs for Riding Into History 2014 are on the web site under media 2014.  Please look over the photos of the 2014 event.  Since I am back in town, the Charity store has reopened.  We still have a few t-shirts and posters from the 2014 event. We are starting to plan for the 2015 event.  K9s for Warriors will continue to be our charity.  This year we made a 40K donation to this worthy cause.  Our bar has been …

K9s For Warriors Donation

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Each year, our goal is to organize a world-class event and give a donation to a worthy charity. This is our first year contributing to K9s for Warriors. With all the help and support from our sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, and spectators, we were able to make a $40K donation to K9s for Warriors.  The Weaver Foundation has pledged to match our donation.  The donation was made at the American Legion 233 in Ponte Vedra, FL on June 19, 2014 at the graduation ceremony for the June warriors and their dogs.  Riding Into History volunteers were there in force!  K9s For …

K9's for Warriors, Jim Dohms

Another Successful Riding Into History!

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It was another fantastic year at Riding Into History! The 15th annual Riding Into History was a great success. The Grand Marshal Historic Ride, the Grand Marshal Dinner and the Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance were all lots of fun. The weather was spectacular, and couldn’t have been better. We could not have asked for a better Grand Marshal in Dave Despain. Also having special guest of honor, Nobby Clark made our event extra special. The icing on the cake was the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum exhibit!  Grand Marshal Historic Ride Riding Into History started on Friday morning, May 16 with the …

Barber Museum Brings Exhibit to Riding Into History!

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We are very pleased that the world famous Barber Motorsports Museum will be binging an eight-bike display to Riding Into History. This is the largest display they’ve ever presented off their campus. Executive Director Jeff Ray and Technical Director (and AMA Hall of Fame member) Brian Slark will head up a six-man team of the museum’s top restoration experts who will be available all day to talk about their craft. American motorcycle enthusiasts will be in for a special treat as there will be one of only a handful of Harley Davidson’s VR1000 homologation specials. Among the other machines, perhaps the …

Our Charity, K9s for Warriors

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Our Charity, K9s for Warriors will be breaking ground on a new facility at the Nocatee Community in St. John’s County FL.  K9s for Warriors’ new facility will build on the successful model it has established at its current location. Four, four-bedroom, two-bath homes will provide housing to 16 veterans each month. In addition, the new nine-acre location will feature a clubhouse with a fitness room, big-screen TVs, pool tables and computer workstations where veterans may keep in touch with their families. The grounds will also include an outdoor patio and a fishing pond, as well as an expanded kennel …

Hagerty Insurance Youth Judging

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Our First Year For The Youth Judging Program Riding Into History is excited to launch a youth judging program.  Buck Carson will be leading a team of youth judges at the 15th annual Riding Into History!  Hagerty Insurance is the sponsor of the program.  We are still looking for some youth judges ages 8-13.  If you have a son or daughter, niece or nephew, grandchild or young friend that is interested in motorcycles, this a perfect opportunity for them to learn about some exceptional quality motorcycles.  Send a message via contact us on the website or through Facebook.  We need …