The 15th Annual Riding Into History Motorcycle
Riding Into History, one of America’s premier vintage motorcycle events, will
return to the beautiful World Golf Village near St. Augustine, Florida on May
16-17, 2014. This will be our 15th year! Dave Despain, the most well-known
television personality in the motorcycle world will serve as our Grand Marshal.
He is considered the voice of motorcycle racing. Marina Alley is returning as
the first woman to serve as Chair of the event.
The weekend will feature the Concours d’Elegance, beginning at 10 AM Saturday,
with charity rides to the event leaving from Adamec Harley Davidson and BMW
Motorcycles of Jacksonville. The Grand Marshal’s Historic Lunch Ride, led by
Dave Despain and the Grand Marshals’ Dinner at the Legends Grill in the WGV,
featuring a talk by Despain will be held on Friday.
All of the proceeds from Riding Into History will benefit the Ponte Vedra based
charity, K9s for Warriors, www.k9sforwarriors.org.
To date, Riding Into History has raised over $300,000 for charity.
The event is presented by Riding Into History Inc., a 501(c)3 not for profit
organization comprised entirely of volunteer members from several motorcycle
organizations, led by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of Northeast Florida (BMWNEF).
The Historic Motorcycle Society (HMS), Chrome Divas of Jacksonville Beach,
Christian Motorcyclists Association (CMA), VJMC, BMW Outriders and the AMCA
Sunshine Chapter all lend support to the event.
Between 350 and 400 antique, vintage and classic motorcycles from all over the
country are expected to enter the Concours, which this year honors American
Iron. Thousands of spectators are once again expected to enjoy the event, which
also includes exhibitors, entertainment, clubs and a variety of food. Admission
is still only $10 at the gate for the Concours.
Internationally known motorcycle artist Don Bradley will once again provide the
original artwork for the posters, which have become collectors’ items. Posters,
t-shirts and other items are available at RidingIntoHistory.org and at the
Sponsors for the event include Sargent Cycle Products, Adamec Harley-Davidson,
BMWNEF, J&P Cycles, VyStar Credit Union, Victory & BMW Motorcycles of
Jacksonville, Harbor Freight, Folio Weekly, AMCA Sunshine Chapter,
Mercedes-Benz, C Hill Concepts Web Design, VJMC, and BMW Outriders.
The World Golf Village is located just north of St. Augustine on I-95, exit
For additional information go to RidingIntoHistory.org,