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BEST IN TEXAS Readers’ Choice Awards Results | MOTORCYCLE EVENTS

April 3, 2013
The ROT Rally parade on Congress Avenue in Austin draws thousands along the  parade route to watch.

The ROT Rally parade on Congress Avenue in Austin draws thousands along the parade route to watch. Photograph by Miguel F. Asensio.

TOP 10 Motorcycle Event

1 Republic of Texas Biker Rally, Austin
2 Lone Star Rally, Galveston
3 SPI BikeFest, South Padre Island
4 Sturgis Bike Week, SD
5 Run For the Border, Del Rio
6 Lake O’the Pines Rallye, Jefferson
7 Ride for the Fallen, National
8 HSTA Ride the Rio, Location varies
9 Texas National BMW Rally, Location varies
10 State HOG Rally, Location varies


BEST CLUB/RALLY EVENT

1 Southern Cruisers Riding Club (SCRC) – Texas State Region, Various locations
2 Austin Roadrunners Rally, Austin (defunct)
3 Honda Hoot, Fayetteville, TN
4 BMOA New Ulm Rally, New Ulm
5 NTNOA Lake O’ the Pines Rallye, Jefferson
6 Cut-n-Shoot Toy Run, Cut-n-Shoot
7 Patriot Guard Riders, Location varies
8 Run for the Border, Del Rio
9 State HOG Rally, Various locations
10 Texas Sportbike Association’s Iron Butt Invitational (TSBA IBI), Varies


TOP 10 Charity Event

1 Ride For Kids, Houston
2 Harvest Classic Vintage & European Bike Rally, Luckenbach
3 MotoLiberty Daytona 200 Watching Party, Dallas
4 Ride For Kids, Dallas/Fort Worth
5 SRV Ride and Concert, Dallas & Arlington
6 October Fun Run
7 Lenses For Learning, Princeton
8 Johnson City Pig Roast, Johnson City
9 Angel Tree For Prisoner’s Children, San Antonio
10 Texas Honor Ride, Houston & San Antonio


BEST EVENT NOT IN TEXAS

1 Sturgis Bike Week, Sturgis, SD
2 Daytona Beach Bike Week, Daytona Beach, FL
3 Golden Aspen Rally, Ruidoso, NM
4 Aspencash Ruidoso NM
5 Honda Hoot, Knoxville, TN
6 Bikes, Blues, BBQ, Fayetteville, AR
7 Biketoberfest, Daytona Beach, FL
8 Vintage Motorcycle Days, Lexington, OH
9 Wing Ding GWRRA, Various locations
10 Arkansas HOG Rally, Various locations

 

Events

FREE

THROTTLE – Bike Night at The Shops Club, Dallas

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

  The Shop Clubs Dallas is a state-of-the-art facility that provides a creative, collaborative, and fun environment while building a strong community for car and motorcycle enthusiasts. On Thursday, October 21st come see what The Shops Club is all about at THROTTLE – A Bike Night.  There will be Prize drawings, some bike games, and a fun time to gather with your riding buddies and make new friends. All bike and motor enthusiasts are invited…
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West Houston Bike Night

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Mancuso Crossroads and Mancuso Central H-D for bike night on the third Thursday of every month at Wildcatter Saloon. They are teaming up with Outlaw Dave and the west Houston riding community to host the biggest bike night in Katy! You can meet riders at Mancuso Crossroads H-D at 6:00 p.m. for a short ride with friends to bike night. The fun starts at 7:00 p.m. at Wildcatter.
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CANCELED – Harvest Classic Motorcycle Rally

October 22 - October 23

  CANCELED Statement from the Harvest Classic Team: Friends, We are extremely sorry to let you know that we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Harvest Classic Rally. Confirmed Covid cases, hospitalizations, and deaths continue to rise and are expected to peak in October. Many festivals and events are requiring proof of vaccination as a prerequisite for entry. As a team, we explored this option but decided against it for multiple reasons….
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$99.00

BMW MOA Getaway

October 22 - October 24

This October 22-24, 2021 the BMW Motorcycle Owners Association returns to the Texas Hill Country. You’ll find them at one of the area’s most iconic hotel venues, the Inn of the Hills Resort and Conference Center in Kerrville, Texas, where Texas history meets Hill Country hospitality. The Inn of the Hills sits right on Junction highway , just south of downtown Kerrville. Thirty minutes away is Fredericksburg, Texas with its antiques, shops, and surrounding wine…
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Free

HOT PEPPER FESTIVAL

October 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Can you handle the heat? On Friday, October 22nd, the Palestine Area Chamber of Commerce  kicks off the 2021 Hot Pepper Festival with the annual Palestine Chili Cook-off. The cook-off has an 8:00 AM start time for cooking. Contestants grind, cook, and turn  chili in at 2:00 PM. On Saturday, October 23, the Pepper Palooza Parade through the streets of Downtown Palestine starts at 10:00 AM. Immediately following, the Festival fun will begin. The Festival…
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