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.

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 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 …

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 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.

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 …