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Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas 2021 Registration Opens Jan. 1!

The 2021 Event registrations are open for a unique and fun event for all, riders. Sponsored by Ride Texas Magazine. The Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas is a self-guided motorcycle tour that has stops throughout the state of Texas. Of course, the great back roads of the Hill Country are among them. The tour is open to all brands of motorcycles (two-wheeled and three-wheeled), as long as the vehicle does not have a steering wheel and/or…

Texans Love Adventure

Remember those days when safety came third? You caught air jumping your bike off rocky ledges, cut across fields, purposely rode through mud puddles and came home a happy, hot mess. We’re grown-ups now and, yeah, we still do that. Since 2004, Texas Adventure Riders Association has coordinated dual-sport adventure rides, including several multi-day rides/rallies per year. Participating riders are spread through Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, Austin and surrounding areas. If you’d like to meet Central…

The Show Goes On in 2021

Ride Texas would like to wish our motorcycle family a happy holiday season and share some news to bring even more cheer with the coming of the New Year. Many of our most loved motorcycle events, while suspended in 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns, have announced their dates to resume in 2021! Here are a few to look forward to: Texas Fandango, April 9 – 11, Fredericksburg. The Cherokee Chapter of the Antique Motorcycle Club…

Buyer Beware: Paying at the Pump

About fifty miles into my ride home to Austin, text messages begin popping up on my phone. Did you make this $300 purchase from Home Depot? H-E-B? Netflix? I pulled over to call my bank’s Fraud Department. “Your card has been compromised,” says the agent, “It’s blocked.” The number had been skimmed at the gas pump with a device that fits over or inside the card reader at the Pilot station off I-10 in Ft….

Blue Knights TX VII memorializes co-founder with 1,000-mile ride

Retired police officer Butch Blackmon co-founded the Blue Knights Texas Chapter VII in the greater Houston area. The Blue Knights is an international law enforcement motorcycle club (LEMC). Members include retired and active officials at the local, state, and federal levels. “Butch made our chapter shine… (he was) always giving and supporting the chapter’s efforts to participate in events, fund raise for charities, and provide motorcycle escorts,” said Michael Powell, Blue Knights member and Butch’s…

Events

Texas Adventure Riders Austin Monthly Meet-And-Greet

February 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Austin chapter of the Texas Adventure Riders Association meets the first Tuesday of the month at Casa Garcia’s, 1901 William Cannon Road, Austin, TX 78745 from 6 – 8 pm.
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$30.00

16th Annual Cowboy Mardi Gras

February 3 - February 6

Join the 16th Annual Mardi Gras at the 11th Street Cowboy Bar in Bandera, Texas on Feb. 2-6, 2021. Beads and boots; horses and Harleys.
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Blessing of the Bikes

February 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Come out to Harley-Davidson of The Woodlands for the Blessing of the Bikes by the CMA. Saturday, February 13th from 11am to 1pm.
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$10.00

East Texas Auto and Cycle Show

February 19 @ 4:00 pm - February 21 @ 9:00 pm

The 2021 East Texas Auto & Cycle Show benefiting the East Texas Crisis Center will be celebrating the 31st year. The show will open at Harvey Convention Center in Tyler on Friday, February 19th at 4:00 p.m. and run through Sunday, February 21st.
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$20.00

Cocoa and Cookies Ride 2021

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Join us for our 2021 annual Cocoa & Cookies Charity Ride on February 27th. Benefits go to Breast Cancer Resource Center of TX.
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