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!

Riding into History at Bike Week 2020

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Wall hanging donated to our Silent Auction by Legendary Motorcycles Riding into History was well represented with exhibits at both vintage swap meets this year.  Thanks to the sponsors who donated the space for us to set up our booth.  Sunshine Chapter of the AMCA and the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club.  In addition to being able to promote Riding Into History, is was great to talk to so many vintage motorcycle enthusiasts. We were fortunate in getting Legendary Motorcycles to donate the 22″x22″ wall hanging for our silent auction (see adjacent photo). We are always in need of items for …

RIH at the 2020 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance

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(Brenda and JD are pictured here with this year’s Grand Marshal, Wayne Carini). This was the first year that my husband and I attended the Concous d’Elegance. We did so primarily to represent and promote our upcoming Riding Into History event. We were highly impressed with the entire show and beautiful displays of cars. The event far exceeded any expectations we had. We spent the majority of our day in the motorcycle display talking to other motorcycle enthusiasts, but nothing could have prepared us for the people we met and the stories we heard. Those who brought bikes had the …

Riding into History Opens Registration for 21st Annual Event!

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Riding into History has opened registration for the 21st annual Concours d’Elegance, to be held on April 25, 2020 at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida.  While all motorcycle marques are welcomed, only antique vehicles are accepted with the possible exception of  limited edition models, and those of historic interest, which may be accepted for display only. Participants in the Concours are invited to join us for the Grand Marshal Tour which ends in lunch at a predetermined location.  Only Antique Motorcycles may be ridden on the Grand Marshal Tour. Join us for our Grand Marshal Banquet the …

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

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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 check to K9s …