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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

 

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AMA Monster Energy Supercross – Round 3

January 23

Since the series began in 1974, California has hosted most of the season openers as the city of Anaheim has become synonymous with the start of the Supercross season. For the first time in twenty-five years, the series will start in another state by opening at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas for the first three rounds. The Texas trio of races will be followed by a three-race stint at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana….
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Third Annual Chili Cook Off: First Responders Appreciation

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

We will be having our Third Annual Charity Chili Cook Off in honor of all first responders! Teams representing first responders will cook offsite and prepare three to five gallons of chili. The team with the highest donations wins! And, for each dollar donated, Republic Harley-Davidson will match.
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Barbacoa and Big Red

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Come out and have some barbacoa and Big Red! Enjoy some music by Jason Kane & the Jive, giveaways, vendors, and fun! $5 per plate, includes drink.
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Texas Biker Legislative Weekend 2021

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - January 25 @ 4:00 pm

House Representative James Talarico has agreed to sponsor the 2021 legislative session Texas Biker Legislative Day, January 23-25.
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Litas Ladies Bike Day

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Announcing a new regular monthly women motorcycle riders meet-and-greet and ride that will meet at Buck’s Backyard on the fourth Saturday of the month at 1:00pm. Music, food, vendors, etc. Hosted by The Litas Austin, The Litas Round Rock, and The Litas San Antonio. 
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