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

4th Annual Biker Meet N Greet Rally

April 26 - April 28

Live music all weekend long with shows Friday night, Saturday afternoon (free outdoors), Saturday night. Night shows inside the club with the regular cover charge. Also Friday night inside club Bikini Oil Wrestling. Full kitchen grill inside the club. Saturday outdoor Biker Wedding at 11 am- all bikes start staging at 10 am for the ceremony. Larry Tillery with Scott McGill, Jimmie Barnes, Tim Burge takes the stage at 1:30 pm kicking off the free…
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$20

Bikes on the Bayou

April 26 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

“Bikes on the Bayou” is a three-day festival in Houston, TX. that celebrates motorcycles, bicycles, and scooters in Eleanor Tinsley Park and along Allen Parkway. This all-inclusive festival will bring together all two-wheeled enthusiasts to celebrate music, culture and their riding communities. The three-day event will also provide motorcyclists the opportunity to participate in cruises throughout the festival space and secure overnight parking on festival grounds. Event organizers have meticulously chosen music acts for the…
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$20

Ride to Finish the Fight

April 27 @ 9:10 am

1st annual Fun Run benefiting “Parker County Relay for Life” Rings of Hope Team. Help us help cancer patients and support research for a cure for cancer to end these battles many of us have fought and many fighting today. It’s going to be a beautiful day for riding. Come out for a fun ride, fellowship with new friends and ride for a Cure.
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$75

6th Annual Texas Redneck Ramble Dual Sport Ride

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

  Join us for the 6th Annual Texas Redneck Ramble in Jacksboro, Texas. The fun will kick off on Saturday, April 27th with a motorcycle field meet. Trophies will be presented for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place riders. After the field meet, you can join your fellow riders for dinner with some shenanigans on the side Sunday, April 28th, we will ramble off with a 165 mile Dual Sport ride that is sure to…
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$15

Mudbugs for Heroes

April 27 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fundraiser benefitting Veteran Pardners in Mexia, Texas. Sponsored by Brotherhood Forever MC Limestone Chapter. $15 cover includes either a burger plate or crawfish till they’re gone. (700# of crawfish) . Live music by Pushwater from 2:00-6:00pm. DJ Kurt will play until??? Bike Games, Live Auction, 50/50, and more. Family friendly event. kids 12 and under free. Gates open at noon
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