Upcoming Classic Motorcycle Shows and Events, July/August 2012

Reader Contribution by Mc Staff
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People’s Choice winner Bill Demaray of Albuquerque, N.M., and his 1972 Honda CB750 Café at the 2011 Bonneville Vintage GP.

Featured Events

July 20
Head to Lexington, Ohio, for AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course July 20-22. Mods and Rockers are taking center stage this year, with bike and scooter shows focused on the two groups, along with a special tent featuring machines, memorabilia, history displays and more. Enjoy the AMA Racing Vintage Grand Championships, which include amateur national championship road racing, motocross, hare scrambles, trials and dirt track, along with bike shows, the world’s largest motorcycle swap meet, demo rides of current production bikes, motorcycling seminars, stunt shows and more. On the web at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days.

August 10
The Annual British & European Summer Rally, sponsored by the Ohio Valley BSA Owners Club, runs through the 12th and includes a swap meet, observed trials with both vintage and modern classes, a dual sport run, a Lucas Nite Run, a classic bike show and more. The meet is open to all makes. On the web at Ohio Valley BSA Owner’s Club.

August 24
The LeMay – America’s Car Museum has teamed up with the Ace Café London for the Meet at the Ace Summer Shakedown 2012, Aug. 24-26, at the museum in Tacoma, Wash. The show will feature judged classes, a swap meet, a Sunday ride and more. On the web at LeMay Museum and Ace Café London.

August 31
Head to Tooele, Utah, just outside Salt Lake City, the home of the Miller Motorsports Park and the 7th Annual Bonneville Vintage GP. A dozen awards will be given out at the Motorcycle Classics motorcycle show on Saturday, with registration starting at 8 a.m. Café Racers are the featured class. Rounds 13 and 14 of the AHRMA CPL Systems National Historic Cup Roadrace take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2. Meet editor-in-chief Richard Backus and see the CB160 Races with LeMans starts both days! On the web at Bonneville Vintage GP.

More Events

June 30-July 1
17th Annual CJMC Classic Japanese Swap & Show. Auburn, CA.
CJMC

July 4-7
GWRRA 34th Annual Wing Ding. Ft. Wayne, IN.
Wing Ding 34

July 7
OVM McKenzie Moto Piccolo. Coburg, OR.
Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists

July 8
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet. Tulsa, OK.
Jeff Williams Motorcycle Events

July 13-15
21st Annual MGNOC Iowa Rally. Elkader, IA.
Moto Guzzi National Owners Club

July 13-15
OVM Highsmith Memorial Ride and Campout. Phoenix, OR.
Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists

July 17-20
2012 End of the World Norton Owners Club Rally. Brandon, VT.
International Norton Owners Association

July 19-22
40th BMW MOA International Rally. Sedalia, MO.
BMW Motorcycle Owners of America

July 20-22
32nd Annual British Biker Coop Rally. Blue River, WI.
British Biker Cooperative

July 20-22
10th Annual Broken Arrow Rendezvous Moto Guzzi Campout. Gibbonsville, ID.
Moto Guzzi National Owners Club

July 21
Eurasia Custom Bike Show. Mount Vernon, WA.
e-mail: richard@fencescenes.com

July 21
OVM Goldendale Gathering. Goldendale, WA.
Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists

July 22
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet. Kansas City, MO.
Jeff Williams Motorcycle Events

July 25-28
2012 Wild and Wonderful Mountainfest Motorcycle Rally. Morgantown, WV.
MountainFest

July 27-29
U.S. Motorcycle Grand Prix. Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, Monterey, CA.
Red Bull U.S. Grand Prix

Aug. 3-5
AHRMA CPL Systems National Historic Cup Roadrace Series Rounds 11-12. Gingerman Raceway, South Haven, MI.
AHRMA

Aug. 3-5
28th Annual Wisconsin Moto Guzzi Riders Rally. Lake Joy Campground, Belmont, WI.
Wisconsin Moto Guzzi Riders

Aug. 4
AMOB MetricFest. Omaha, NE.
MetricFest

Aug. 4-5
OVM Oaks Park Picnic. Portland, OR.
Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists

Aug. 6-12
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Sturgis, SD.
Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Aug. 9-11
VJMC 35th Anniversary Celebration and Rally. Spring Mill State Park near Mitchell, IN.
VJMC

Aug. 12
OVM Batwater Station Ride. Hillsboro, OR.
Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists

Aug. 12
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet. Oklahoma City, OK.
Jeff Williams Motorcycle Events

Aug. 17-19
Indianapolis MotoGP. Indianapolis, IN.
Red Bull Indianapolis GP

Aug. 17-19
White Rose VJMC Meet & Show. Spring Grove, PA.
VJMC

Aug. 18
Lucas Oil Indy Mile. Indianapolis, IN.
Lucas Oil

Aug. 19
British Iron Association of Connecticut 26th Annual Brit Jam. Haddam Neck Fairgrounds, East Hampton, CT.
British Iron Assocation of Connecticut

Aug. 19
OVM Taste of Lane Ride. Eugene, OR.
Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists

Aug. 24-26
Ontario Guzzi Riders Rally. Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, Canada.
Ontario Guzzi Riders

Aug. 25-26
Montesada USA. Tres Pinos, CA.
Montesada USA

Aug. 25-30
BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials. Wendover, UT.
BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials

Aug. 26
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet. Kansas City, MO.
Jeff Williams Motorcycle Events

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