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

Jun 23 to Jun 25, 2016

45th ANNUAL MGNOC NATIONAL RALLY - GRANT COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, JOHN DAY, OREGON

Located on Highway 26, John Day, Oregon has lots of lodging, cafes, restaurants, gas stations and lots more. There will be demo rides, field games, bike show, self guided tours, and closing ceremony. There are 25 RV parking spots available on site. To reserve RV parking, please call 541-575-1900. Webpage: www.grantcountyfairgrounds.com. There are several motels and B&B rooms available close by. For motel and B&B information, please check out the full page rally ad in the monthly newsletter, starting out with the January 2016 issue. Registration is $55 per person before May 25th, $65 after May 25th, $35 for children 7 to 12, for 6 years and under is free. Pet friendly. Send your pre-registration fee to: Gerri Jenkins, 28375 South Sundowner Court, Canby, Oregon 97013. Payable to MGNOC of Oregon. For more info, call 503-263-3336 or email Gerri at: mamaguzzi@gmail.com, or Gary at: motogary@gmail.com. You can go to the Oregon Club website at: www.orguzzi.org and use PayPal.

Jun 24 to Jun 26, 2016

34th ANNUAL VIRGINIA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Willville Motorcycle Campground, Meadows-of-Dan Virginia. A gathering of folks interested in Moto Guzzis, Fee includes two nights camping, Catered meals Friday and Saturday evenings, rider awards, 50/50, prize drawings, rally java, tire kicking, and good company. Fees: Pre-registration (postmarked by June 10th) $45.. Non campers $25. Willville is motorcycles only. A motel and an RV friendly campground are located within one-half mile. Gate $55, non-campers $30. NOTE: catered meals require advanced notice. We cannot guarantee meals for folks we don't know are coming. If you decide last-minute please call or email us by June 21st . MGNOC Virginia Reps, Ron & Alice Komoroski. 434-993-3841. Email: ronkom@vaguzzi.com. For more rally info, preregistration form, directions, pictures, t-shirt order form etc. jfritzius.wix.com/vamotoguzzi. www.vaguzzi.com.

Jun 24 to Jun 26, 2016

VIRGINIA STATE MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Willville Motorcycle Campground in Meadows-of-Dan, Virginia. Details to follow.

Jul 8 to Jul 10, 2016

25th MGNOC IOWA RALLY

Welcome to the Heartland. Elkader City Park and Campground. Elkader is in beautiful northeast Iowa, on Hwy 13, about halfway between Hwy 3 and Hwy 18. The Park is toward the south end of town and can be seen and accessed from Hwy 13. Tent camping Friday and Saturday nights (early arrivals need to pay at park Kiosk for extra nights), coffee, tea, lemonade all weekend; Three meals - Friday, Iowa beef supper; Saturday, breakfast and Iowa pork chop supper; rolls and doughnuts Sunday morning included in rally fee. Rally pin for the first 175 registered! 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 and 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: Age 25 and older - $35. Under age 25 - $15. At the rally: Age 25 and older - $45 Under age 25 - $25. Person to contact for info or to pre-register: MGNOC IOWA STATE REP, George Vignovich: g.vignovich@msn.com, 515-883-0825. Mailing address: 6121 SE Fourth, Des Moines, Iowa 50315. Make checks payable to: George Vignovich.

Jul 8 to Jul 10, 2016

29TH ANNUAL WASHINGTON STATE DEEP FOREST CAMPOUT

North Fork Group Camp, 11 miles south of Randle, Washington on FSR 23. Cost is $40 per person and this includes: 2 nights camping, Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and Saturday Salmon/Spaghetti dinner. For more information contact Richard and Gayle Guthrie at: 206-246-3181 or email to rtguthrie4@msn.com.

Jul 15 to Jul 16, 2016

14th ANNUAL IDAHO BROKEN ARROW RENDEZVOUS

Join us in beautiful 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. Tent sites and cabins are available for a small fee. Call: Rosemarie at 910-916-4152. A fine Mexican restaurant is located on premises. Day rides will take place, including historic Shoup, Big Hole National Battlefield, Chief Joseph Pass, Lost Trail Pass, Lost Trail Hot Springs, Jackson Hot Springs and Salmon. All motorcycles are welcome. For more information, please see rally ad in the June newsletter or contact: Steve Ford at 360-721-1310 or Joe Erickson at 406-866-3533.

Jul 22 to Jul 23, 2016

MICHIGAN MOTO GUZZI WEEKEND

Fox PowerSports and Moto Guzzi National Owners Club

Grand Rapids Michigan. This gathering of riders and fans of this historic marque will feature the full Moto Guzzi new model line-up, demo rides and other events during the height of summertime in beautiful West Michigan. Let this event be a destination point for you, or a starting point for your own Guzzi ride. Tour the gorgeous Lake Michigan shoreline just 40 miles to the west. Consider a brewery tour in Grand Rapids itself—recently named by USA Today as the number one Beer City in the country. Or explore up and down the scenic West Michigan coast. A tank full of gas will take you to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore or stunning Traverse City. Ride the famed 21 mile Tunnel of Trees north of Petoskey, or cross the Mackinaw Bridge to explore Michigan's amazing Upper Peninsula. Both local and extended ride routes will be provided, and local riders can help you plan your route. Lodging and camping options in the area are numerous, including a brand new WoodSprings Suites is next door to the event site itself (ask for the Fox discount). The new Fox PowerSports mega-facility located at U.S. 131 and 44th Street will be the gathering venue. Check in at the "Guzzi Central" tent area when you arrive and then get ready enjoy a sea of motorcycle eye candy at this bike shop extraordinaire. Pre-registration can be done in a just a minute by clicking on this link: http://foxpowerblog.com/michigan-moto-guzzi-weekend-fox-powersports/. Contact Jamie Muller (jamesjhm81@gmail.com) or Walt Penrose (walt.penrose@gmail.com) if you need more information. See you in Moto Guzzi Michigan in July!

Jul 29 to Jul 31, 2016

1st ANNUAL MOTO GUZZI NOVA SCOTIA CAMPOUT

Campground and rally site is at Caribou River, 11 kilometers west of Pictou, 5748 Hwy 6 (Sunrise Trail), home of Larry and Joyce Hogg. Pre-registration: $20 before July 1st, $25 after. Registration includes: two nights of camping, bonfire, Friday night hot dogs, Saturday home-cooked breakfast, Observation/Power Runs, three tours, Awards, Field Games, Show and Shine, 50/50 raffle, Bike Light Show, camaraderie, Sunday Continental breakfast, Poker Run (subject to your interest). Lodging options: The Pictou Puffin B&B, 800-970-1791; Lionstone Inn Motel, 866-785-4157; Dolan's Inn & Suites, 866-648-5463; Caribou River Cottages, 902-485-6352. Mention the rally for discounted prices. It's Tourist Season – so BOOK EARLY! Come early, stay late, there is lots to do and see. Send your rally fee to: Larry Hogg, 5748 Highway 6, Scotsburn, Nova Scotia. Canada B0K1R0. Larry's phone: 902-485-1517. Email: larry@novascotiabikerally.com. MGNOC ED Note: Americans will need a passport. FW

Aug 5 to Aug 7, 2016

32nd ANNUAL WISCONSIN MOTO GUZZI RIDERS RALLY

Held at Lake Joy Campground. www.wmgr.org All brands are welcome. Registration is $35 before July 1, and $45 at the gate. We will feature Wisconsin's best grilled brats and burgers Friday evening, pulled pork and beef Saturday evening and deluxe continental breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings. As always, Wisconsin's finest refreshments, including soft drinks, will flow from the artesian taps. The rally fee also includes tent camping Friday and Saturday. Lake Joy is located in the heart of Wisconsin's Driftless region – the area not flattened by the glacier. It is spectacularly scenic riding territory. The campground has clean modern restrooms and showers and a 60 acre private lake (no fishing license required) with two beaches. Send your rally fee to or for more information: MGNOC Rep Chris and Judi Collins, 5082 Lakeview Avenue, Hubertus, Wisconsin 53033. Email: clct3@aol.com.

Aug 5 to Aug 7, 2016

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.

Aug 12 to Aug 14, 2016

2016 MASSACHUSETTS MGNOC RALLY

***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*** This will be the 4th year at Nobleview Outdoor Center www.nobleviewoutdoorcenter.org. The site has spectacular mountaintop views, limited bunk space on request with early registration in bunkhouse log cabins with electricity or tent sites, modern showers, large common area. The area offers great riding through picturesque small New England towns, local swimming holes and hiking on site and great local diners and restaurants for breakfast and lunch in the area. Cost is $55. We are limited to 70 participants so register fast! Friday night La Famiglia dinner: You bring it we cook. Bring something to share (sausage, other meats, etc.). Saturday dinner is provided: salad, meat or vegetarian lasagna, artisan rolls, wine. Contact information: Tom Halchuk, MGNOC State Rep. thalchuk@gmail.com 508-612-9509. Dave & Brittney Lemieux, Rally Chairpersons. dandblemieux@gmail.com 508-243-3197. Please send $55 check payable to: Dave & Brittney Lemieux. PayPal at: dandblemieux@gmail.com.

Aug 12 to Aug 14, 2016

WEST VIRGINIA MGNOC WEEKEND EVENT

Boyer Station campground.

Aug 13, 2016

NEW ENGLAND EATERY & PUB

MELBOURNE BEACH, FLORIDA, 5670 Highway A1A (same location as last year), 9.2 miles south of Route 192 and A1A, on the west side of A1A. www.newenglandeatery.com. Telephone 321-723-6080. 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. All brands welcome. For more information contact: Walt Sabins: 321-261-1790; email: wlsabins@gmail.com.

Aug 18 to Aug 21, 2016

25th ANNIVERSARY NEW MEXICO MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Eagle Guest Ranch Campground, Datil, New Mexico. Grand Door Prize: Custom-Built Moto Guzzi!! Poker Run, 50/50 Drawing, and awards. $40. Registration includes: Camping fee Thursday through Saturday nights, lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday, coffee and rolls Sunday. Mechanic and service work available. Parts for sale and swap. Datil is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and New Mexico Highway 12. NO pre-registration. For more details contact: MGNOC Rep, Matt Forslund at: nmmgnocrep@yahoo.com or 505-850-T3T3.

Aug 26 to Aug 28, 2016

GEORGIA MOTO GUZZI CAMPOUT

Make your plans for the Georgia Moto Guzzi campout in Suches Georgia. Suches is located about 12 miles north of Dahlonega along route 60.This is the motorcycle campground, Two Wheels of Suches. They have a few rooms available in the lodge, and large number of cabins. Contact them at twowheelsofsuches.com , or call 706-973-1671 to reserve a room or cabin. No reservation needed for campers. Contact Wayne Orwig at wayne.orwig@att.net for details.

Aug 26 to Aug 28, 2016

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. Saturday there is some form of village Festival planned featuring the Ladies in Waiting, and in the evening Carl Dixon will again be playing in the Tavern. Rodney and Carole are again offering a package deal for tent campers including a cooked breakfast on the Saturday and I believe a continental breakfast starting early on Sunday for those who want to get away.

TENT CAMPING: Joli Voyageur, 705-594-2813 or 877-869-2438, www.ourcampground.com; Cardinal, 705-594-2475, www.cardinalparkmarina.com; Camp Castaway, 844-594-2008, www.campcastaway.ca.

CABINS: Camp Castaway, 844-594-2008, www.campcastaway.ca; Deluxe Camp, 866-424-6343, www.deluxecamp.com; West Bay Cottages, 705-594-9999, www.westbaycottages.com; West Nipissing Resort, 888-673-6429, www.westnipissingresort.com.

For more information contact: MGNOC Ontario Province Rep, Phil Tunbridge: guzziphil@hotmail.com, 705-722-3312, OR Guy Fortier, guyfortier@netspectrum.ca, 705-594-2301. As per our normal practice, there is no rally fee. Attendees arrange their own accommodation, Friday evening meal is a complementary BBQ fest of burgers and bangers, Saturday evening we have roast pork with trimmings, contributions gratefully accepted. All makes are welcome, only one rule: EVERYBODY HAS FUN!

Sep 2 to Sep 4, 2016

26TH MGNOC OHIO BUCKEYE RALLY. (Labor Day Weekend)

Friendly Hills Grange Camp, 5880 Friendly Hills Road, (C.R.418), Zanesville, Ohio 43701. Located 7 miles north of Zanesville and nestled right on the Muskingum River. Free Friday night diner. Saturday breakfast and Saturday night dinner available on site to purchase. 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and awards for Guzzi riders. Tent camping or air conditioned dorms $10/night/person. Cabins $60/night, sleeps 6. Limited RV hookups, hot showers. Early and late arrivals welcome. Contact Ohio MGNOC State Rep, John Henry, 216-390-2727. 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.

Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016

15th ANNUAL MICHIGAN MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Cycle-Moore Campground, 11075 U.S. Highway 31 South, Interlochen, Michigan 49643. 231-276-9091. Before August 26, rally fee per person is $35 for an adult and $10 for 14 years and under. After August 26, adults $45, under 14 years $20. For additional nights camping $8 per night. Rally Fee includes: Two nights camping, dinner Friday and Saturday, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, group ride on Saturday, rally souvenir, awards/prizes/raffle, free soft serve and popcorn. Send your rally fee and/or for more information contact: Randy Peterson, 5133 Park Edge Drive, Honor, Michigan 49640. 231-871-0811. Email: quixotic83@atlantic.net. OR: Frank Dituri, 2800 River Bend, Traverse City, Michigan 49696. 231-866-1851. Email: fvdituri@yahoo.com.

Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016

MAINE MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Two Rivers Campground, 327 Canaan Road, Skowhegan, Maine. 207-474-6482. Rally Fee. $45. The Rally is Located in central Maine with beautiful coast of Maine not far away. Or cruise up to the Moosehead region and enjoy some of the true beauty of the Maine woods and culture. Just stay at campground and enjoy the quiet of the rivers. Two Rivers offers a cabin for the folks that don't want to drag a tent along (please call ahead to reserve the cabin with Dan). I will be still setting up the tent and bringing a grill for cooking Friday night. Saturday the campground will be putting on the spaghetti dinner with all the fixings, I do believe that the Fireworks will still be happen as it's turn into a big hit. Things that will changed are the road kill stew will not be available, also there will be no awards and door prizes. If you have any questions, please give me a call. Thanks. Galen L. Burke, MGNOC Maine Rep. 207-239-9665. There are motel/hotels in the area also: Towne Motel, 207-474-5151; Belmont Motel, 207-235-6669; Kyes Motel, 800-981-1355.

Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016

17th ANNUAL MARYLAND/D.C. MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Little Orleans Campground, Little Orleans, Maryland. New Camping area located next to the main rally pavilion. $30 rally fee, $6 night/person camping fee. Cabins and large trailer sites available thru the campground. Call 301-478-2325 for cabin and trailer site info. Contact: MGNOC Rep Bill Sharp 410-551-6939 or email: bnsharp@verizon.net or Howard Rhinehart 717-359-0768 or email: hr818a@gmail.com for more information.

Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016

25TH ANNUAL MO-KAN GUZZI CLUB MISSOURI RALLY

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.

Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016

MGNOC NEVADA STATE CAMPOUT

Dayton State Park, Dayton, Nevada. Come join our small event of Nevada Moto Guzzi Enthusiasts 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. This year we have scheduled our event to be the same weekend as Dayton Valley Days. Numerous opportunities for fun abound, along with food, crafts, classic cars, and local entertainment! 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. $30 if RSVP by 28 August; $40 if you show up unannounced. Two nights tent camping, a hearty and tasty dinner Friday night, yummy breakfast Saturday morning, a Saturday night dinner prepared by experts! Muffins and coffee Sunday morning, and mysterious carbonated beverages. Advice on local rides and brothel lore. Directions on how to leave town. Dayton State Park is located on the Pony Express Trail, 1/2 mile east of the Pony Espresso Coffee Shop, 12 miles east Carson City, Nevada on Highway 50. For more information, map or lodging suggestions, contact: MGNOC Nevada State Rep Daniel South, 775-246-3870 (home), 775-220-8021 (cell or text). Mail your rally fee to: Daniel South, 404 Valley View Ct., Dayton, Nevada 89403. Email guzzizoomr@charter.net.

Sep 18, 2016

33rd ANNUAL IMOC RALLY 10:00 – 3:00

See www.imocusa.com for info. Hamilton Rod & Gun Club, 24 Hamilton Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566. Featured machine = Aprilia. New fee $10 per person. No open pipes or pets, please…at Connecticut-Rhode Island MGNOC Events.

Sep 22 to Sep 25, 2016

16TH ANNUAL KENTUCKY FALL RALLY

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 16th! 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: motogozi@yahoo.com.

Sep 23, 2016

20TH ANNUAL MOTO GUZZI NEW ENGLAND DAY 10:00 - 2:00

A tribute to Marsh Motorcycles, at The Vanilla Bean, Route 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Road, Pomfret, Connecticut 06259. www.vanillabeancafe.com. No open pipes or pets, please…at Connecticut-Rhode Island MGNOC Events.

Sep 30 to Oct 2, 2016

WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Pipestem State Resort Park. Make reservations early. Lodge rooms and cabins sell out. Always plenty of camping.

Oct 2, 2016

33rd ANNUAL GUZZI RIDERS IN TEXAS (GRIT) RALLY

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 2nd, 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, September 30, October 1 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 electrical and water 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 georganne@suddenlink.net.

Oct 21 to Oct 23, 2016

MGNOC CALIFORIA STATE RALLY

Doran Beach Regional Park, Bodega Bay, California. Enjoy camping on the beach with campfires and restrooms on site. Camping on Friday and Saturday: $35 per person (please RSVP), souvenir included. Ride-In Day visitors $10 per rider. (Additional park entry fee may apply for Ride-In Day visitors.) Contact: NorCal MGNOC Rep, Pierre DaCunha: pierredacunha@yahoo.com. 408-710-4886.

Dec 10, 2016

CHRISTMAS-TIME AT YE-OLDE-CABIN 7:00 PM - ?

End of year get together (two-up with the ladies or a partner, or solo) at The Log Cabin, 383 Rte. 87, Lebanon, CT 06249… (860) 456-7663, www.logcabinct.com. Please R.S.V.P. to Steven Rossi by Wednesday, December 7…(248) 470-5788 or sldmrossi@aol.com. No open pipes or pets, please…at Connecticut-Rhode Island MGNOC Events.