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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 …

The 15th Annual Riding Into History Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance

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The 15th annual Riding Into History is less than a week away.   We are very dedicated to raise more funds for our charity this year than ever before!  The Weaver Foundation of Jacksonville promises to match any donation given to K9s for Warriors.  Please come and support this very worthwhile organization.  Your entrance donation of $10 goes directly to K9s for Warriors, and you will know that it is being matched.  If you are not able to attend this year, please donate online. K9s for Warriors will be breaking ground on a new facility at the Nocatee Community in …

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 …

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Special Police Motorcycle Exhibit

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Here is a sneak peak of a motorcycle display we will be having at Riding Into History.  Gino Francavilla will be bringing 3 police motorcycles he purchased from a collector in Pennsylvania.  This display of police cruisers feature a 1953 Harley-Davidson Servi-Car used in San Francisco as metro patrol motorcycle with a sidecar, a 1961 Harley-Davidson DuoGlide Pennsylvania patrol motorcycle and a 1971 ElectraGlide California Highway Patrol (CHIP) motorcycle.  All of these motorcycles are restored back to factory original with dealer stickers.  Thanks Gino for such a great display of motorcycle police history! Riding Into History is proud to support …

Sign Up for the 2014 Riding Into History Newsletter!

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We are please to announce the launch of the Riding Into History Newsletter.  We will be announcing about special exhibits, surprise guests and other great news!  Please make sure you subscribe and then verify your subscription. The charity shop is now open.  You can buy t-shirts, poster and tickets online.  Tickets are buy on get one free online only.  Remember, all proceeds support K9s for Warriors.

Riding Into History, Dave Despain

Riding Into History 2014 Grand Marshal

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Dave Despain, our Grand Marshal 2014 Riding Into History is excited to have Dave Despain as the 2014 Grand Marshal! Dave Despain is the most well-known television personality in the motorcycle world.  He is considered the voice of motorcycle racing.  Dave has done almost everything in motorcycling from being AMA Public Relations Director, racer, motorcycle shop worker, journalist, promoter, AMA Pro Racing board member and is the founder of the Dirt Track Hall of Fame. Dave’s first television gig was with ABC’s Wide World of Sports.  Dave then became involved with the Motor Racing Network announcing NASCAR.  After 10 years …

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Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show

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Riding Into History was at the Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show. We had a great time! There were approximately 200 vintage motorcycles on display. Jack Wells won the Lawrence of Arabia award for his two Brough Superiors. They couldn’t choose between the two. He also won an award for the best collection. Jack always brings such a diverse selection. We are so lucky to that he will share his beautiful motorcycles! The weather was beautiful. It was such a great day to wander around Frost Park and look at a variety of motorcycles. The Café Racer class has really grown. …

BMW Northeast Florida’s Coolest Rally

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We had a very busy weekend at the BMWNEF Coolest Rally at Camp Blanding, FL. The weather was beautiful, though a bit chilly. Riding Into History provided popcorn to the rally attendees for donations to our charity K9s for Warriors. We also sponsored a mini motorcycle show for the best BMW and the best Non-BMW. This was our first year providing those services at the BMWNEF rally. We hope that the attendees enjoyed them and look forward to doing them again next year! The food was delicious both Friday with hotdogs and brats and Saturday with grilled steaks and all …