Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

Rides, Rallies and Events Recap

Just for Kicks! Wisconsin’s BBC Marks 20 Years of Kickin’ it at the Cave BY: Gary Ilminen

August 30, 2019
’67 Triumph 500 tracker:  Ray Sterns’ knock-out beautiful 1967 Triumph T100 Tracker was voted best competition bike in the show.  Winners were all people’s choice on votes by those in attendance. The British Biker Cooperative (BBC) www.britishbiker.net/ is headquartered in the ancestral home of Harley-Davidson, but it is Limey bikes they love above all others. For 39 years, the BBC faithful have been having an annual Rally and Bike Show, but the past twenty in a row have been held at Blue River, Wisconsin’s spectacular Eagle Cave Resort www.eaglecave.net. It’s no wonder—the Eagle Cave Resort is high on a ridge…

5th Annual “Jack Aces Car & Bike Show Photos and Article By: Heidi Parker

August 30, 2019
It may seem unusual for a Motorcycle Riding Club and Law Enforcement to join forces for the community good. But that is exactly what brought hundreds of people out to the 5th Annual Jack Aces RC & Branham Accessories Bike & Car Show in Cullman, Alabama. Saturday, August 10th was an extremely hot day at the Festhalle Farmers Market but that didn’t slow the crowds from showing up to view some spectacular custom bikes and antique cars and trucks. The cause for the day was Cullman Police Department Shop with A Cop. This Charity gives Christmas gifts to children who…

A Journey of Faith to Sturgis with the Faith Rider’s Of Alabama

August 30, 2019
  Roger and William, two members of the "Faith Rider's group, a faith based riding club based out of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Leeds, Alabama, set out Saturday, on the morning of August the 2nd, 2019, for a journey across the country to Sturgis South Dakota for Sturgis bike week, to bring the word of God to the bikers attending the rally.   

Day-Tripping & Taming The dragon with Karla Duncan Photos & Written By; Karla Duncan

August 1, 2019
We're on the road again, for a weekend trip, with great friends and family!  This time we took a trip on the bikes to Chattanooga, Tennessee where we visited the Tennessee Aquarium on Friday, July 5th.  There was so much to see there, including multiple types of fish (including piranha!), sharks, turtles, alligators, penguins and many more exciting things, but my favorites were the lemurs, the butterflies and the jellyfish.  We spent a lot of the afternoon there and afterwards, we had dinner at the Lakeshore Marina Grill, and the food was excellent! We ate on the water and watched…

Ride For The Fallen 7- "Jarheads" Ed "Taz" Corr, Jo-Ann Corr, Michael "Fritz" Ferazzi, Albert "Woody" Mazza, Desma Oaks, Daniel "Danny Boy" Pereira, Aaron "Stitches" Perry

August 1, 2019
  I know we are never promised tomorrow, but when 7 bikers set out on June 21st, headed to a charity event, I'm sure that there was no one who ever dreamed that they would not only not make it to the event but not make it back home that day.   On June 21st, a group of motorcyclists, who were members, wives or supporters of the "Jarheads" MC (for honorably discharged corpsmen) from New England, headed out to a charity event, traveling west on route 2 in Randolph, New Hampshire had their ride & their lives cut short in…

Jack Aces Presents a Ride to Honor the Fallen From: The Cullman Tribune Written By: Christy Perry

July 1, 2019
CULLMAN, Ala. – More than 120 bikes with more than 200 riders participated in A Ride to Honor the Fallen Saturday morning according to Derrick Barton, president of the Jack Aces Riding Club, which organized the ride. Proceeds from the ride will benefit the local nonprofit Saving Forgotten Warriors.

Riding by Faith with Gracie Poole

May 31, 2019
    Gracie Ann Poole is a bright, beautiful, life loving little 11 years old that has been dealt a rough start in life. Most recently she and her family returned home to Odenville, Alabama, after spending a year and a half or so in Texas where Miss Gracie underwent treatments and a double Lung transplant, hard enough on an adult, I can't even imagine what it must be like for a child and what her family also must be living through.

2019-Spring Thunder Beach Rally- Panama City Beach, Florida

May 31, 2019
  April showers may bring May flowers but the first of May ushers in the Spring Thunder Beach Rally in Panama City Beach, Florida and sends bikers from all around the south east down to converge on that beautiful stretch of beach. The Gulf coast beaches hold the most beautiful white sand in the country, hands down!!!

2019- Smile-A-Mile Ride

May 31, 2019
  On a beautiful Saturday morning, May the 18th, bikes rolled into Rider's Harley-Davidson in preparation for the Smile-A-Mile Ride.

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama

May 29, 2019
Presented by: AmFirst   The Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama rolled into the Barber Motorsports Park on April the 5th, and ran thru the 7th, 2019.

10th Annual Burkett Center Ride

April 30, 2019
  We have happily been a part of 2 different, very worthy events over the past 10 years, both of which we have now had to rescued after they got dropped. The latest rescue was the Burkett Center Ride, which we got back on its feet on Saturday March the 30th, 2019

2nd Annual Amelia's Journey Benefit Ride

April 8, 2019
  "When to Ride" hosted a benefit motorcycle ride on Saturday, March the 16th, 2019, the 2nd annual  "Amelia's Journey Benefit Ride" to benefit Princess Warrior, Amelia Griffin, a Tuscaloosa Alabama native who is 2 years old and has had many disorders since the age of only 4 months and has been diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disease.

3rd Annual Moody Miracle League Buddy Ride

April 1, 2019
   It was an absolutely gorgeous start to this wonderful day as bikes rolled into Rider's Harley-Davidson in Trussville, Alabama before heading out to the 3rd Annual Moody Miracle League Buddy Ride on Saturday, March the 23rd.

48th Annual Birmingham O'Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels

February 28, 2019
  The World of Wheels Custom Auto Show, produced by, Motorsports Productions, Inc. rolled into Birmingham February the 8th, 2019 for a weekend of fun featuring specialty vehicles including Hot Rods, Race Cars, Custom Imports, Antique and Classic Cars, Special Feature cars, PLUS...some really cool, and the most important part of the show...Motorcycles! 

One Eighty Church Ride- Springville, Alabama… Written by: “Fuzzy"

February 1, 2019
Well it’s been 8 years since I've been on a bike. Way to long. But Dec 29, finally, I was able to get another bike and get back to riding once again.

4th Annual ChillBilly Ride-2019, Moody, Alabama

January 31, 2019
  One of the joys of living in the south is that you get to ride pretty much year round! So that means in January when a lot of folks have their bikes "winterized" we have ours “winter-rides’d"

Breakfast With Santa and the Zoo Run for Children's "Stars" at Chic-Fil-A in Leeds, Alabama

January 1, 2019
  On Saturday December the 8th, 2018, Cycle Connections teamed up with Chic-Fil-A in Leeds Alabama to bring breakfast with Santa to the "Stars" of the Zoo Run Safari for Children's event from September.

Wreaths Across America

January 1, 2019
  On Saturday, December the 15th, 2018, Wreaths Across America set out to lay Christmas Wreaths on the graves of our fallen hero's, all across the country, all at the same time and on the same day.