Moto Guzzi National Owners Club
Moto Guzzi National Owners Club
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RALLY CALENDAR

Mar 13 to Mar 15, 2015

FOOLS ON A HILL #16

Arkansas winter motorcycle campout, Mount Nebo State Park, Arkansas. (Last official weekend of winter.) Originated by www.RidersGuides.com and www.ArkansasRider.com. NO RALLY FEE, NO POKER RUNS, NO CHROME SHOW-PONY CONTEST, NO WET T-SHIRT CONTEST, NO FASHION SHOW. Just some serious riders (so far from Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Arkansas) sharing a big camp fire on a 1900' bluff overlooking the Arkansas River Valley. MOTORCYCLES ONLY! Cars or trucks will be tolerated only if they are carrying firewood. If you are afflicted with MOTORCYCLE TRAILERING DISEASE, this is not the gathering for you. Mt. Nebo State Park is located 5 miles west of Dardanelle at the end of Arkansas Highway 155, 479-229-3655, mountnebo@arkansas.com. You must reserve your own campsite! Jim King, 479-233-9376, jsking1@cox.net, www.Arkansasrider.com/events.html.

Apr 16 to Apr 19, 2015

MARYLAND/D.C. SPRING CAMPOUT

Shad Landing/Pocomoke River State Park. This is a "Bring You Own Everything" campout. Contact Maryland/D.C. MGNOC Rep, Bill Sharp for details or directions. 410-551-6939. bnsharp@verizon.net

May 1 to May 3, 2015

2015 ARIZONA RALLY

GATHERING OF EAGLES. THERE IS NO ENTRY FEE as this is an N.A.R. - "Not-A-Rally". Nearby attractions: Sedona, The Grand Canyon, The Verde Valley Railroad, great roads and riding on 89A through Mingus Mountain and Oak Creek Canyon. Average high and low temperatures for May in Cottonwood are 85 / 51 degrees. Host Hotel: The View Motel, 818 S. Main Street, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326. Phone: 928-634-7581 - Rooms are $79-$89 per night. 11 rooms reserved until January 2015 ONLY under the name: Mike Larson. Choice of four King size beds ($79), four King with kitchenette ($89), four small apartments with two double beds, single bed, kitchenette and two bathrooms. Save money by teaming up and splitting a room three ways ($29.67 each for three)! Email: theviewmotel@cableone.net. Website: www.theviewmotel.com. Historical note: it is owned by the Lucille Ball family. Host Campground: Rio Verde RV Park, 3420 E. SR89A, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326. Phone: 928-634-5990. Campsites are $20.14 per night. Email: rioverdervpark@gmail.com. Website: www.rioverdervpark.com. FRIDAY NIGHT: Relax by the pool and enjoy the view from the veranda as pizza and beverages will be ordered and delivered like last year, and the cost is a mere $5 per person. SATURDAY DINNER: Nate's Cowboy Cafe in Cottonwood, same as last year, order off menu as you like, and everyone pays their own way including drinks. We will continue at the hotel after dinner. RSVP to Mike Larson when you make your reservations or with questions: drdezmo@yahoo.com.

May 15 to May 16, 2015

21ST ANNUAL JIM BRANDES MEMORIAL CAMPOUT & CLUB MEETING

Whalen Island County Park. Located on the coast in Tillamook County, 5 miles north of Pacific City, 3 miles south of Sandlake on Three Capes Route. Fee will be $45 includes: two nights camping in our group area, Friday night sausages, hot dogs, potato salad, chips & sodas, Saturday omelet breakfast, and Saturday spaghetti dinner. Monthly MGNOC Club Meeting will be held after breakfast on Saturday. Group ride Saturday. Contact Gerri Jenkins at 503-263-3336 or email mamaguzzi@gmail.com.

May 15 to May 17, 2015

30th ANNUAL ILLINIOIS MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Location: 9 miles north of Oquawka, Illinois on the west side of the "Great River Road" at "Big River State Forest". Accordance to the campground - no generators after 10 P.M. and before 7 A.M. NO PETS ALLOWED! Registration includes: rally pin and cup, Friday night chili & brats, Saturday night smoked pork dinner, continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday, 24-hour coffee, cold drinks, hot showers, two nights tent camping, no electrical hookups, wooded campsites, 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Price: $35 before May 1st, $40 after May 1st, $5 for children 12 & under. Pre-registration & info: Make checks payable to Illinois Moto Guzzi Riders, Inc. Send to: Shelby Paschal, P.O. Box 264, Kirkwood, Illinois 61447. 309-768-1130. Have questions call: Stan Overstreet, 309-867-6705.

May 24, 2015

TIDDLER TOUR (TT)...#7 "THE SOUTHERN-EXPOSURE TOUR"

10:00 A.M. - ? For pre-1969, 305cc and below machines…or something along those lines. Italian preferred, but any and all four-strokes and two-strokes welcome. And…Moto Guzzis! Brief dirt sections along the way. Starts/ends at Steve Rossi's house, 41 Orchard Road, East Haddam, Connecticut 06423. Trailer parking available. For more information contact: Steven Rossi, CT-RI MGNOC State Rep. at: 248-470-5788. sldmrossi@aol.com.

May 29 to May 31, 2015

44th KANSAS MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Santa Fe Park at the Council Grove Reservoir, next to Council Grove, Kansas. More information will follow. Contact: Jeff Taylor at flynguzzi@yahoo.com.

Jun 18 to Jun 21, 2015

44th MGNOC NATIONAL - SWANZEY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Cheshire Fairgrounds, 247 Monadnock Highway (Route 12), Swanzey, New Hampshire 03446. Campground phone: 603-357-4740. Rally Fee: $60 per person before June 3rd, $70 at the rally. You receive: Tent camping available, RV hookups (lots limited), rally pin, long-distance awards, Thursday, Friday, Saturday dinners, local rides (covered bridge, Hogback Mountain, Ben & Jerry's ice cream factory tour) and more. Breakfast will be available at the rally site for an extra charge. Also there will be local Moto Guzzi dealer support: Seacoast Sport Cycle and Rokon Motorcycles. For your interest Custom motorcycle builder, Walt Siegl will be at the rally. For motel and additional information, please check out the full page rally ad or contact MGNOC state rep, Randy Tefft, 17 Boston Place, Keene, New Hampshire 03431. Phone: 603-355-9373 or 603-903-0140. Email: rt@ne.rr.com. Make checks payable to Randy Tefft.

2015 MGNOC National New Hampshire Rally Flyer

Jul 10 to Jul 12, 2015

24th MGNOC IOWA RALLY

"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: g.vignovich@msn.com. Phone: 515-883-0825. Make checks payable to: George Vignovich, 6121 SE Fourth, Des Moines, Iowa 50315.

Jul 31 to Aug 2, 2015

MOTO GUZZIS IN THE BLUE RIDGE CAMPOUT

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: barmar@mindspring.com.

Jul 31 to Aug 2, 2015

NATA-RALLY v2.2

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.

Aug 7 to Aug 9, 2015

MASSACHUSETTS MOTO GUZZI RALLY (THE FORMER YANKEE BMW-HEATH RALLY)

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 spryder@gmail.com.

Aug 13 to Aug 16, 2015

NEW MEXICO STATE RALLY

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: nmmgnocrep@yahoo.com.

Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2015

20th ANNUAL HUMBUG CAMPOUT

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: mamaguzzi@gmail.com.

Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2015

MARYLAND/D.C. MGNOC RALLY

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. bnsharp@verizon.net

Sep 27, 2015

32RD ANNUAL IMOC RALLY

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.

Oct 25, 2015

19th ANNUAL MOTO GUZZI NEW ENGLAND DAY

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.

Dec 5, 2015

CHRISTMAS-TIME AT YE-OLDE-CABIN

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 sldmrossi@aol.com.