Upcoming Vintage Motorcycle Shows and Events, September/October 2013

Reader Contribution by Mc Staff
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From left: Alan Cathcart hosts the 2012 Motorcycles by Moonlight dinner with Gene Romero, David Aldana and Paul Smart.

Featured Events

September 8

Visit the 31st annual Battle of the Brits at its new location at Camp Dearborn in Milford, Mich. One of the premier British motorcycle and car shows and swap meets in the U.S., the event regularly draws more than 200 bikes and 400 cars. There will also be food and beverages, and this year on-site camping will be available. Presented by the Metro Triumph Riders.

October 10

The 5th Annual SLO Classic Motorcycle Rally begins on Thursday with a classic motorcycle display at the world famous San Luis Obispo Farmers Market. On Friday join in a sunset ride up Highway 1 with a bonfire and catered dinner at Avila Beach. Saturday’s feature event is the classic motorcycle show, along with a swap meet, vendors/retailers, motorcycle awards, a catered lunch and a charity raffle. On Sunday there will be a back road ride and lunch.

October 11

Mark your calendars for the 9th Annual Barber Vintage Festival outside Birmingham, Ala., presented by the Triumph Dealers of North America. The show runs through the 13th and will feature AHRMA road racing along with the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, the American Motor Drome Wall of Death, Triumph demo rides, the swap meet and more. Our Motorcycle Classics bike show will feature more than a dozen awards, with BMW motorcycles as our featured marque. The 6th Annual Motorcycles by Moonlight dinner will feature Pierre Terblanche and Miguel Galluzzi, designers of the Ducati 999 and Monster, respectively.

October 18

Head to Luckenbach, Texas, for the 11th Annual Harvest Classic Vintage & European Motorcycle Rally. Registration starts Friday, and you can camp at the location Friday and Saturday night. Saturday is the big day, with the bike show, vintage trials, a home-cooked barbecue, raffles, a live auction and an outdoor motorcycle movie on the big screen that night.

More Events

Sept. 6-8
Radnor Hunt Concours d’Elegance.
Malvern, PA.

Sept. 7-8
Classic British Motorcycle Club of Cincinnati Bike Show.
Burlington, KY.

Sept. 8
Rice-O-Rama Vintage and Custom Japanese Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet.
Oxford, MA.

Sept. 13-15
Thunder in the Smokies Rally.
Maggie Valley, NC.

Sept. 15
Sacramento Cycle Swap Meet.
Sacramento, CA.

Sept. 15
The 30th Annual Italian Motorcycle Owners Club Rally.
Sturbridge, MA.

Sept. 20-22
Hog Daze 2013.
Marion, IN.

Sept. 20-22
Southern Maine.

Sept. 22
So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet.
Long Beach, CA.

Sept. 22
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet.
Independence, MO.

Oct. 3-5
Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet.
White Rose Motorcycle Club.
Jefferson, PA.

Oct. 6
23rd Annual Virginia British Motorcycle Club Rallye.
Manassas, VA.

Oct. 10-13
AHRMA racing at Barber Vintage Festival.
Barber Motorsports Park.
Birmingham, AL.

Oct. 13
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet.
Oklahoma City, OK.

Oct. 17-20
AHRMA Roadracing.
Daytona International Speedway.
Daytona Beach, FL.

Oct. 20
Jeff Williams MC Swap Meet.
Independence, MO.

Oct. 20
Love Ride 30.
Glendale, CA.

Oct. 27
So-Cal Cycle Swap Meet.
Long Beach, CA.

Nov. 3
34th Annual Hansen Dam All Brit Ride.
Near Glendale, CA.

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