"Welcome to the Heartland" Elkader City Park and Campground, Elkader, Iowa. Elkader is in beautiful northeast Iowa, on Highway 13, about halfway between Highway 3 and Highway 18. The park is toward the south end of town and can be seen and accessed from Highway 13. Tent camping Friday and Saturday nights (early arrivals need to pay at Park Kiosk for extra nights ), coffee, tea, lemonade all weekend, rally pin, three meals: Friday, Iowa beef supper, Saturday, breakfast, and Saturday Iowa pork chop supper with rolls. Then on Sunday morning doughnuts. ALSO: Dealer Displays; Observation Poker Runs; Guided Group lunch ride; Swimming pool in park (cost not included). Rest and relaxation; scenic roads to ride. Area Motels & Hotels: Elkader Inn 563-245-2020; Best Rest Inn, West Union 563-422-3537; Franklin Hotel, Strawberry Point 563-933-6054; Elms Motel, West Union 563-422-3841; Guttenberg Motel 563-252-1433. Web site for other accommodations www.barnonthebluff.com (if these motels are filled please ask them for other recommendations). Pre-register: Before June 30th: Adults - $35, Under 14 - $15. At the Rally: Adults - $45 Under 14 - $25. Person to contact for info or to pre-register: MGNOC IOWA STATE REP, George Vignovich. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 515-883-0825. Make checks payable to: George Vignovich, 6121 SE Fourth, Des Moines, Iowa 50315.
GIBBONSVILLE, IDAHO. There is no charge for this event! Join us for the Annual Broken Arrow Rendezvous campout in Gibbonsville, Idaho. The Broken Arrow Campground is located just south of the Montana border and 33 miles north of Salmon, Idaho on U.S. Highway 93. There are tent sites and cabins available for a small fee by calling: Rosemarie at 910-916-4152. A fine Mexican restaurant is located on the premises. The food there is to die for! Great day rides in the area, including historic Shoup community in Lemhi county, Big Hole National Springs, Jackson Hot Springs and Salmon. All motorcycles are welcome, come make new friends and see old ones! This is an awesome destination with great riding from every direction. For more information contact: Steve Ford, 360-721-1310 or Joe Erickson, 406-866-3533.
Come have dinner in the Adirondacks and stay a while. CHARLIE'S INN, P.O. Box 44, Junction Road, Lake Clear, New York 12945. 518-891-9858. www.charlies-Inn.com. There are cabins and rooms available at the Inn at an extra cost. Other services at the Inn are: restaurant, bar, laundry, showers and gasoline. Rally fee is $46. You get two nights camping, Friday night dinner of hamburger and hot dogs; Saturday night spaghetti (with or without) meat balls. Please pre-register with MGNOC New York State Rep, Keith Smith, 584 Keese Mills Road, Paul Smiths, New York 12970. 518-327-3006. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Located outside of Randle, Washington. $35 per person includes two nights camping, Friday Dinner, Saturday Breakfast, Saturday Dinner and Sunday Pastries. For more information contact: MGNOC State Reps Richard and Gayle Guthrie at 206-246-3181 or by email to email@example.com.
Will be held at Lake Joy Campground (www.lakejoy.com ). All brands are welcome. Registration is $35 before July 1, 2014, and $45 at the gate. The rally fee includes two nights tent camping Friday and Saturday, two dinners and two continental breakfasts. For more information contact: Pyro Dan: 920-887-3128 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Place: Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground, Cruso, North Carolina. Ten minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway, north on Highway 276. Full facility campground with campsites and chalets. Full service restaurant, hot showers and laundry. Call campground to reserve chalets: 828-235-8350. Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campground, 59 Motorcycle Drive, Canton, North Carolina 28716. Awards for Moto Guzzi riders. No rally fee. www.blueridgemotorcyclecamp.com. For more information, contact MGNOC state rep, Mark Tenney: email@example.com.
Big Basin Redwoods State Park, California. The Official MGNOC Rally of California. Ride and camp amongst the redwoods in the Santa Cruz mountains. A FREE "special gift" for the first 50 PRE-registered campers! For more information, please visit: www.NATA-RALLY.org.
New England Eatery & Pub, Saturday, August 8th from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Melbourne Beach, Florida. Phone: 321-723-6080. www.newenglandeatery.com. Come for lunch, stay for the heat. All brands welcomed. 9.2 miles south of Route 192 and A1A on west side of A1A. For additional information Contact: Walt Sabins at 321-261-1790. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now in its 3nd year in…at the beautiful Noble View in Russell, Massachusetts. Begins with legendary, Friday night wine-tasting and Sausage fest. Contact Sean Ryder for more details at: 508-494-7244 or email@example.com.
Datil, New Mexico, Eagle Guest Ranch Campground, Datil, New Mexico. Grand door prize: 1977 Moto Guzzi Convert! Come down and enjoy the serenity of Datil, great roads and good food! More details to follow. Contact MGNOC State Reps, Matt Forslund, 505-850-8383, or Stephan Byarlay, 505-321-5177. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. RALLY UPDATE: During our Rally on Friday, August 14th, we will have a group ride to memorialize the passing of former MGNOC New Mexico State Rep Cynthia Standlee. The Memorial Ride will take us to Emory Pass where we will scatter Cynthia's ashes to join her husband Dan. The ride will be led by State Rep Matt Forslund, and cover a bit over 400 miles round trip. Departure at 7:00 A.M., back in Datil by supper. To participate in the ride, you really need to be at the Rally by Thursday evening, be gassed up and ready to ride early Friday morning. The Rally will be open as normal Friday. Questions, call: Matt Forslund 505-850-8383, Stephan Byarlay 505-321-5177.
Lake Nipissing, Lavigne, Ontario, Canada. At the Lavigne Tavern. Hosted by the ONTARIO GUZZI RIDERS and the Village of Lavigne. Rally takes place at the western end of Lake Nipissing on Highway 64 near Sturgeon Falls. No rally fee, complimentary burgers, sausages etc. on Friday night. For Saturday night (with donations gladly accepted) we'll have a pig roast. Free live music Friday and Saturday nights usually very good. Camping: Joli Voyageur, 705-594-2813 or 877-869-2428; Cardinal (new campsite) www.cardinalparkmarina.com, 705-594-2475; Deluxe Camp, 866-424-6343; Camp Raymond, 705-594-2301. For more information contact: MGNOC Ontario Province Rep, Phil Tunbridge, email@example.com, 705-722-3312 OR Guy Fortier, firstname.lastname@example.org, 705-594-2301.
Come join the Nevada Moto Guzzi Enthusiast (me) at Dayton State Park. An enchanting little park along the banks of the Carson River, in the path of the Pony Express Route, located in the historic Comstock Mining District. Historic sites, nature trails with actual nature, and hiking paths located in and around the park. Many local rides, both scenic and challenging, include Virginia City, Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. This will also be the weekend of the annual Dayton Valley Days. Rally fee: $30 if RSVP by 16 August; $40 if you show up unannounced. Rally fee includes: two nights tent camping; a hearty and tasty dinner Friday night, yummy breakfast Saturday morning; a Saturday night dinner worth talking about; muffins & coffee Sunday morning and undetermined carbonated beverages. Also: advice on local rides and brothel lore and directions on how to leave town. For more information contact: MGNOC Nevada State Rep Daniel South, 775-246-3870 (home), 775-220-8021 (cell or text). Email email@example.com.
(Labor Day weekend) Friendly Hills Grange Camp, 5880 Friendly Hills Road, (C.R. 418), Zanesville, Ohio 43701 is located 7 miles north of Zanesville and nestled right on the Muskingum River. Free Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and Saturday dinner available on site to purchase. 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and awards for Guzzi riders. Tent camping or air conditioned dorm $10/night/person. Cabins $60/night, sleeps six. Limited RV hookups, hot showers. Early and late arrivals welcome. Contact: Andrea Ank, 330-898-7705, or Ohio MGNOC State Rep John Henry, 216-390-2727 or 440-636-9844. To make cabin reservations or inquire about RV hook up availability, contact Friendly Hills at 740-452-0016. You can also visit their web site at: www.friendlyhillscamp.org
CYCLE-MOORE CAMPGROUND, 11075 U.S. 31 South, Interlochen, Michigan 49643. Phone: 231-276-9091 (approximately 6 miles west of M37 intersection). Rally Fee: Before September 1st $35 adults; $10 for 14 years of age and under. After September 1st adults $40; 14 years of age and under $15. Rally fee includes: Two nights camping, dinner Friday and Saturday, huge breakfast Saturday, Continental breakfast on Sunday, vendors, ice cream & popcorn, tons of door prizes, group ride on Saturday, rally souvenir, 50/50 raffle, award plaques for Guzzi rallies. Contact: Ron Kurylo, 2490 Sarossy Lake Road, Grass Lakes, Michigan 49240. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 734-707-5572. -or- Tom Canute, 387 Hobbs Highway, Traverse City, Michigan 49686. Email: email@example.com. Phone: 231-941-8816.
4 miles northeast of Detroit, Oregon, FS Road 46. BYO. $20 fee to cover camping in the group camp area. Usually plenty of food to go around, bring something to contribute. All Seasons Motel five minutes away. For reservations call 503-8543421 or 877-505-8779 or www.allseasonsmotel.net. For more information call Gerri at: 503-263-3336 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pony Express RV Park, Maysville, Missouri. Join us Friday for chili & hot dogs drinks and live entertainment, Begin your Saturday with breakfast of sausage, eggs, pancakes and of course coffee. We will have a poker run and we also have bike games for all to participate in. The famous slow race is always a highlight. Kids are included in these games. We follow this with a superb dinner followed by the 50/50 drawing and live entertainment. Sunday is continental breakfast before we send you on your safe ride home. Beverage for entire weekend is included. We are a kid friendly club so bring the family. All of this for only $50 per person, kids 15 and under $5. Riders arriving prior to Friday need to check in and pay daily camping rate. Pre-register to Mo-Kan Guzzi Club, 816 Lincoln, St. Joseph, Missouri 64501. More info at www.mo-kanguzziclub.com or call Ace Malott at 816-262-2651 or Bill Andresen at 816-671-0027.
Kentucky River Campground, 1489 Steel Branch Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. It is hard to believe, but the Kentucky Guzzi Riders Fall Rally with be our 15th! Rally fee is $35. Camping is $8 per person per night. The rally site is about 9 miles north of Frankfort off U.S. 127. 866-227-2465. Hot showers and flush toilets. Contact Rally Chairman: Mike Gozia at 502-241-0337: 7004 Apple Orchard Lane, Crestwood, Kentucky 40014. Email: email@example.com.
Make your plans for the North Georgia Moto Guzzi campout in Suches Georgia. Suches is located about 12 miles north of Dahlonega along route 60. This is at Two Wheels of Suches. They have a few rooms available in the lodge, and have a number of cabins. Contact them at; 706-973-1671 or www.twowheelsofsuches.com to reserve a room. Contact: MGNOC State Rep, Wayne Orwig at: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Little Orleans Campground, Little Orleans, Maryland. Pancake and sausage breakfast Friday and Saturday. Wild Bill's Chili and Hot Dogs Saturday Evening. Continental Breakfast Sunday morning. Pre registration: $30 before September 1st, $35 at the door. Contact Maryland/D.C. MGNOC Rep, Bill Sharp for details or directions. 410-551-6939. email@example.com
10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. see www.imocusa.com for info. Hamilton Rod & Gun Club, 24 Hamilton Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566. Featured machine: Cagiva. New fee: $10 per person.
The one-day FREE event for Guzzi riders and their guests will be held at the American Legion, Post 15, 18251 CR 498 in Lindale, Texas. It begins Sunday morning, October 4, at 8:00 A.M. with coffee, tea, and Ken Hand's delicious homemade dessert breads. Enjoy a scenic "Armadillo Run" through East Texas or do some tire kickin' and bench ridin' with friends. There will be Awards, a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Spaghetti Lunch is included! Come Friday or Saturday, October 2 and 3, for the Pre-Rally Campout and camp for free at the American Legion. If you need electric and water hookups, then it will cost $15 per night. Please contact me in advance if you need E&W hookups. You can pitch a tent wherever you want - by the lake or under the trees on higher ground! There is a big fire ring by the lake and plenty of wood for a fire if we don't have a burn ban this year. Friday supper and Saturday breakfast and supper will be included also. You will find plenty of things to do in the East Texas area so you won't get bored if you come early! Kids and pets are welcome. For those of you who don't like to camp, there are several motels in Lindale and surrounding areas. For more information, contact MGNOC Texas State Rep Georganne Foster, 903-316-7720 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. A tribute to Marsh Motorcycles, at The Vanilla Bean, Rte. 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Road, Pomfret, Connecticut 06259. www.vanillabeancafe.com.
The Rendezvous by The Chipola River, Scotts Ferry, Florida. Same place as the previous 10 years. Same rules also. ie Free rally, Free Fish Fry on Friday night (Florida MGNOC), Saturday Mystery Meal (Florida Poverty Riders and BMWOA). Coffee and snacks every morning provided by CMA riders of the Florida Pan Handle. Bon Fire continuously, games, field events. Rides to the Gulf Coastal towns. Camping is $5 per night, per rider. RV's will be at the campground rate. Contact MGNOC State Rep Jim DeGregoria, 850-871-2800. Email: email@example.com.
7:00 P.M. - ? End of year get together (two-up with the ladies or a partner, or solo) at The Log Cabin, 383 Rte. 87, Lebanon, Connecticut 06249… 860- 456-7663, www.logcabinct.com. Please R.S.V.P. to Steven Rossi by Wednesday, December 2...248-470-5788 or firstname.lastname@example.org.