January 17, 2012
Motorcycle Kickstart Classic May 2012 Ride Details
The details for the first Motorcycle Kickstart Classic ride of 2012 are finalized. Here is a brief recap of what, when and where for the event.
All riders and passengers must be registered to ride in this event, but you do not need to be registered to join us at the start and end of each day’s ride.
Motorcycle Kickstart Classic Sponsors: BAKER Drivetrain is our presenting sponsor. American Iron Magazine, Classic American Iron web site, Motorcycle Bagger and RoadBike are media sponsors. Wrench, Ride Repeat ™ is apparel sponsor. Wheels Through Time and Crossroads Harley-Davidson are supporting sponsors.
Registration: Registration is limited to the first 100 riders. The cost is $100 per person (rider or passenger) which gets you an event T-shirt, wristband, event stickers, free dinner Wednesday and Thursday nights, special hotel discounts, and on-the-road sweeper support. To register, please send $100 check or money order (made out to TAM Communications) to American Iron Magazine ATTN Motorcycle Kickstart Classic, 1010 Summer St., Stamford, CT 06905. Please include your name, address, email and T-shirt size.
Dates & Locations:
Wednesday, May 16. In Maggie Valley, the Official Hotel is Holiday Motel. 828.926.1186. Please mention the Motorcycle Kickstart Classic for best rates. Free dinner around 6 PM for all registered riders and passengers at Wheels Through Time museum. We will accept registrations at Wheels Through Time (if there are still openings) until we have filled the 100 rider limit.
Thursday, May 17. 9 AM departure from Wheels Through Time museum for registered riders and passengers. We will ride about 250 miles to Crossroads Harley-Davidson in Wilkesboro, NC mid to late afternoon. There will be a party, Open House and bike show open to the public at Crossroads Harley that afternoon and evening. Free dinner for all registered riders and passengers. Official Hotel is Holiday Inn Express in Wilkesboro, NC. 336.838.1800. Please mention Motorcycle Kickstart Classic for special $67 or less discounted hotel room rate.
Friday, May 18. Meet at Crossroads Harley-Davidson and depart at 9:30 AM for Denton, NC and the AMCA National Meet about 100 miles away. At the AMCA meet all registered riders will have a special reserved area to park and display our motorcycles. Official Hotel is Days Inn & Suites in nearby Lexington, NC. 336.357.2333. Please mention Motorcycle Kickstart Classic for special $55 discounted hotel room rate for the night or weekend.
Saturday, May 19. All registered Motorcycle Kickstart Classic riders and passengers are invited to participate in the AMCA vintage bike parade. If you attend the AMCA banquet Saturday night you can hear Buzz Kanter of American Iron Magazine, and Dale Walksler of Wheels Through Time speak about some of their experiences with classic motorcycles over the years.