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

Jun 2, 2024

NEW ENGLAND SPRING FLING 10:00 – 2:00

Woodstock Trading Post (formerly Sweet Evalina's Stand), 688 Route 169, Woodstock, Connecticut 06281, www.woodstocktradingpost.com, in the Northeast Connecticut corner. Park across the street by ourselves in the Post Office lot. Stop by, kick some tires, have Lunch...and rev-up the 2024 season!

Jun 27 to Jun 29, 2024

50th ANNUAL MGNOC NATIONAL RALLY JOHN DAY OREGON

With great excitement, the National Rally will be hosted by West Coast MGNOC Moto Guzzi Clubs: Washington, Oregon, California. Location is at Grant County Fairgrounds, John Day, Oregon, while the fare will be great food, fantastic riding, and plenty of entertainment options. John Day was the site of both the 2010 and 2016 Nationals. Those of you who were there know of John Day's magnificent scenery and you know it offers stellar riding on twisty, wide-open roads through river valleys rising into pine-timbered hills. Entertainment options to include: field games, bike show, beer/wine tent, evening fire pit, a movie, fantastic raffle prizes, 50/50 drawing, curated rides, tech/history seminars put on by names you will recognize, and a worthy closing ceremony Saturday night. Rally fee will be $100 per person if paid before June 1 and $125 per person from June 1 to day of the event. Rally fee includes three nights camping at the fairgrounds, supper Friday and Saturday, with more to be added as we move along. Please make checks payable to Gayle Guthrie, 13020 Occidental Avenue South, Burien, WA 98168. RV sites and early camping are also available through the fairgrounds for a reasonable fee. Call 541-575-1900 or see https://grantcountyoregon.net/217/fairgrounds. Rally fee will include all of the above, plus tent camping at the fairgrounds. There's a selection of motels in the area offering a third option for those who don't want to camp. Likely, RV sites and motels will book quickly; so, if you need one, best to book soon. Motels nearby within walking distance: John Day Motel, 250 East Main Street, 541-575-9000; Dreamer's Lodge, 144 North Canyon Boulevard, 541-575-0526; Best Western, 315 West Main Street, 541-575-1700; Sunset Inn, 390 West Main Street, 541-575-1462; Budget 8 Motel, 711 W. Main Street, 541-575-2155. For more information and questions contact: Greg Field, gregfield61@gmail.com; Richard Guthrie, rtguthrie4@msn.com; Jake Heilman, jheilman1969@comcast.net; Pierre DaCunha, pierredacunha@yahoo.com. We are in the process of setting up a website (with electronic payment processing) and Facebook group that will include more details, which we will also be sharing through the MGNOC newsletter. In the meantime, please send all questions, comments, and queries to our main email account: 2024mgnocnational@gmail.com.

Jun 28 to Jun 30, 2024

MINNESOTA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Grand Marais, Minnesota. Camp on the shore of Lake Superior at www.grandmaraisrecreationarea.com. Downtown Grand Marias is only a few minutes walk away. The Gunflint Trail starts here. Includes two nights tent camping with hot showers, two dinners, pastries! Coffee and lemonade all weekend. 50/50 drawing, awards. Weather permitting a Classic Italian Motorcycle Show at Kevin and Lynn Mackey's, 955 Gunflint Trail. Rally fee $50. (Early arrivals Wednesday and Thursday, $10 a night paid to me when you check in.) MGNOC State Rep, John Ulrich, 3992 Stonebridge Drive, North, Eagan, Minnesota 55123. Email: johnulrich_55123@yahoo.com.

Jul 12 to Jul 14, 2024

31st ANNUAL IOWA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

This a Family oriented rally. All bikes, Riders and Families Welcome at 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 the park kiosk for extra nights). Coffee, Tea and Lemonade all weekend. Three Meals. Friday, Iowa beef supper. Saturday, breakfast and Iowa pork chop supper, Rolls and donuts on Sunday morning is included in the rally fee. Also: 50/50 Drawing, Quilt Raffle, Observation poker runs, Guided group lunch ride on Saturday. There is a swimming pool in park (cost is not included in the rally fee). Rest, relax and enjoy all the scenic roads in the area to ride. Area Motels and Hotels: Best Rest Inn, West Union 563-4223537; Elm Motel, West Union 563-422-7600; Franklin Hotel, Strawberry Point 563-933-4788; Guttenberg Motel 563-252-1433; Jailhouse Inn, Elkader 563-723-0081. (If these accommodations are filled please ask for recommendations.) Registration closes June 30, 2023. Age 25 and older $45. Under age 25 $25. At the Rally: Age 25 and older $55. Under age 25 $35. Contact person for information or to pre-register: Dennis Revis, dennisrrev@aol.com, 515-491-1882. 2253 Terrace Avenue, Winterset, Iowa 50273. Make checks payable to: Dennis Revis

Jul 12 to Jul 14, 2024

NEW YORK RALLY IN THE ADIRONDACKS

Come have dinner in the Adirondacks and stay a while. Two nights camping and Friday and Saturday night dinners at Sugarloaf Mountain Inn, Mountain View, New York. PLEASE PRE-REGISTER: LIMIT OF 50 GUESTS. Rally Fee: $65. Pay at the door. Keith Smith, MGNOC State Rep, 584 Keese Mills Road, Paul Smiths, New York 12970. Call or text 518-354-0087. Email: goosedown@roadrunner.com. Sugarloaf Mountain Inn is at 152 Bryant Siding Road, Owls Head, Mountain View, New York 12969. 518-483-1144

Jul 19 to Jul 21, 2024

22nd ANNUAL BROKEN ARROW RENDEZVOUS

Join us for the 22nd Annual Broken Arrow Rendezvous motorcycle campout in beautiful Gibbonsville, Idaho. The Broken Arrow Campground is located just south of the Montana border, 33 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. 3148 US Hwy 93, Gibbonsville, Idaho. Tent sites and cabins are available for a small fee. 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. A fine Mexican restaurant is located on premises. For cabin reservations text Rosemarie at 360-522-0541 or call the resort at 208-865-224i. All motorcycles are welcome. For more information, please contact MGNOC Montana rep. Jason Timm at 406-241-0390 or Steve Ford at 360-721-1310.

Jul 20, 2024

NEW HAMPSHIRE ONE-DAY GUZZI RALLY 10:00 – 3:00

It's back at the now traditional Surry Mountain Lake Beach-Recreation area (Aspen Pavilion), Route. 12A, Surry, New Hampshire 03431. Lunch included. $10 per person. Please R.S.V.P. to Randy Tefft (New Hampshire Rep.), 17 Boston Place, Keene, New Hampshire 03431, rt@ne.rr.com or 603-355-9373. Camp/motel on your own.

Jul 28, 2024

ALL-NEW-ROADS-EDITION ... TIDDLER TOUR 10:00 AM - ?

Generally speaking, for pre-'69, 305cc and below bikes...or something like that. Italian preferred. But, all welcome! Starts/ends at Steven & Lynn Rossi's, 41 Orchard Road, East Haddam, Connecticut 06423. About 45 miles out, 45 miles back. A.M. coffee, Lunch stop along the way. Route Holder and/or Tank Bag instructions provided...or, just follow. All paved roads. Trailer parking available.

Aug 2 to Aug 4, 2024

NORTH CAROLINA MOTO GUZZI RALLY - GUZZIS IN THE BLUE RIDGE

Come join us for our annual Moto Guzzi Enthusiasts Gathering in the North Carolina Mountains: When: First full weekend in August 2-4, 2024. Where: High Country Motorcycle Camp, 18 miles west of Wilkesboro, North Carolina. High Country Motorcycle Camp, 765 Stony Fork Road, Ferguson, North Carolina 28624, brent.hcmc@gmail.com, 336-9733911. Accommodations: At the camp, there is a large covered pavilion and plenty of space for tents ($20 night). Also, four chalets ($60 night) and a log cabin that can accommodate four ($125 per night). Contact the campground (see above) to reserve a chalet/ house or get more information about other lodging nearby (you do not need to reserve tent space). There are hotels in Wilkesboro. Meals: Dinner provided on Friday and Saturday evenings, consisting of original Italian food cooked on the spot by enthusiastic Guzzisti. Also, continental breakfast will be provided both mornings. It is very important that you preregister (see below) so we can plan enough food for everyone. Door prizes: If you have a door prize that you would like to contribute, including lightly used gear that would enjoy a new home, please bring it. Awards: There are no formal awards, just the pleasure you will receive from the camaraderie among fellow enthusiasts, beautiful scenery, and great riding. Cost: Pay as you go event, collecting donations to cover the cost of meals. You will pay the campground directly for lodging. Preregister PLEASE. Complete the Google form here. For questions about the event, please contact Mark Tenney at barmar@mindspring.com.

Aug 2 to Aug 4, 2024

WISCONSIN MOTO GUZZI RALLY

40th Annual Wisconsin Moto Guzzi Riders Rally at the Legion Park in the Village of Wonewoc. All brands are welcome. Registration is $55 before July 1, 2024 and $65 at the gate. We will feature Wisconsin's best grilled brats & burgers Friday evening, Philly steak sandwiches Saturday evening and deluxe continental breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings. As always, Wisconsin's finest refreshments will flow from the artesian taps. The rally fee also includes tent camping Friday and Saturday. Wonewoc is located in the heart of Wisconsin's driftless region - the area not flattened by the glacier. It is spectacularly scenic riding territory. See https://wmgr.org for more details. There are a limited number of RV sites available. Contact dan@dpguzzi.com for reservations.

Aug 15 to Aug 18, 2024

NEW MEXICO STATE RALLY

Datil, New Mexico. Eagle Guest Ranch Campground, Datil, New Mexico. Come down and enjoy the serenity of Datil, great roads and good food! $50 Registration includes: your door prize ticket to win a motorcycle! Plus, 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. Contact: MGNOC State Rep, Matt Forslund, 505-850-8383

Aug 22 to Aug 25, 2024

ONTARIO MOTO GUZZI RIDERS RALLY 22 WEST NIPISSING RALLY

At the Joli Voyageur Resort and Campground 95 Caron Road, Lavigne, Ontario, just down the road beside the Lavigne Tavern. ALL MAKES WELCOME. $95 (U.S. 70) Rally Fee Includes: Thursday early arrivals, meet and greet; Friday night burgers & brats and music at The Lavigne Tavern; Saturday morning hot breakfast, coffee, tea; Saturday evening steak charcoal BBQ, corn, potatoes, salad; Sunday Continental breakfast, coffee, tea. Free camping. Awards, door prizes, 50/50 drawing. Please pre-register to give us an idea of numbers and plan the food accordingly, no money required to pre-register, but it would be very nice and helpful. Please email Luca Loria : lyr_omnis@yahoo.com or call me at 416-876-2917. Other accommodations available: Jolly Voyageur jolivoyageur.com, 705-594-2813 90, Caron Road; Graceland Cottages, gracelandcottages.com, 705-626-3554, 30 Caron Road; Deluxe Camp deluxecamp.com, 705-594-2527, 131 Caron Road; Cardinal Park and Marina cardinalparkandmarina.com, 705-594-2475, just across from the Tavern.

Sep 8, 2024

39TH ANNUAL IMOC RALLY see www.imoc.website. 10:00 – 2:00

Hamilton Rod & Gun Club, 24 Hamilton Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566. Feature Moto Guzzi Singles. Admission $10 per person, $5 each additional. America’s BIGGEST/Oldest all-Italian motorcycle event!

Sep 19 to Sep 22, 2024

KENTUCKY MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Frankfort Kentucky rally will be held at Kentucky River Campground, 1489 Steel Branch Road, Kentucky 40601. Dinner for early arrival, breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday, Saturday breakfast will be provided by the campground for a small fee, lunch and dinner provided by the rally. Guided rides Friday and Saturday, awards after meal Saturday evening. There will be food available all day every day of the rally and cold drinks. Raffle items, door prizes and grand prize. Come join on the banks of the Kentucky River right the middle of Bourbon and house country. For any questions contact Todd Finch on Facebook or text/call 502-370-7564.

Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2024

33RD ANNUAL MO-KAN GUZZI CLUB MISSOURI RALLY

Pony Express RV Park, Maysville, Missouri. Join us Friday for chili and hot dogs, drinks/beer, and live entertainment. Begin your Saturday with breakfast of sausage, eggs, pancakes, and games for all to participate in. The famous slow race is always a highlight. Kids 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 kid friendly, so bring the family. All for only $60 per person, kids 15 and under $15, rally location will be held at the bottom of the park near the playground area. Riders arriving prior to Friday need to check in and pay daily Camping Rate. Preregister to Mo-Kan Guzzi Club, 816 Lincoln, and St. Joseph, Missouri 64501. For more info, call: Ace Mallott at 816-262-2651.

Sep 20 to Sep 22, 2024

GEORGIA MOTO GUZZI CAMPOUT

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

Sep 27 to Sep 29, 2024

42nd ANNUAL VIRGINIA MOTO GUZZI RALLY/CAMPOUT

This year the Virginia Guzzi Rally will be a simple bring-your-own everything campout, just like last year. Therefore, once again there is NO RALLY FEE. Location: Willville Motorcycle Campground, 1510 Jeb Stuart Highway (Route 58), Meadows of Dan, Virginia, 24120. This is just one-mile north of the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 178. Willville Motorcycle Campground is a motorcycle-only campground with clean bathrooms, hot showers, coffee around the clock, and a bonfire nearly every night of the week. Meadows of Dan is a nice little village with two gas stations, several places to eat, and several places to shop. If you don't want to pack your own food, you can buy food in town. The stores are one mile from the campground. CAMPGROUND COST: $10 per person per night; please mention that you are with the Virginia Moto Guzzi Rally when you pay in order to get this special rate. Payment can be made when you arrive: just pay Will, the campground host. If you prefer a motel, there is one motel in Meadows of Dan: https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/members/blue-ridge-motel. For more information about the rally contact Mike Jones at mjones03@yahoo.com.

Oct 13, 2024

28TH ANNUAL FALL MOTO GUZZI NEW ENGLAND DAY 10:00 - 2:00

A tribute to the original Fall Open Houses at Marsh Motorcycles, at The Vanilla Bean, Route. 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Road, Pomfret, Connecticut 06259

Dec 7, 2024

NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS-TIME AT YE-OLDE GARAGE 6:30 P.M. Cocktails 7:00 P.M. Dinner

New Site: End of year get together at Stix & Stones, 1029 Storrs Road (Route. 195), Storrs, Connecticut 06268, 860-477-0975, stixnstonesmarketplace.com. The former Goodale’s Garage...which was an early Saab 96/99 dealership. Limited to 30 people. Please R.S.V.P. to Steven Rossi by Wednesday, December 4, 248-470-5788 / sldmrossi@aol.com. Don’t miss it!