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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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Motorcycle Grand Tour of Texas

March 1 - November 1

This tour is a self-guided motorcycle tour that has stops throughout the state of Texas. The tour is open to all types of motorcycles (as defined by Texas Law) and riders/passengers. All riders must be at least 18 years old and licensed to operate a motorcycle. Riders are to be safety conscience and obey traffic laws. Participants in the tour will visit tour stops that include roadside attractions, historical sites, memorials, unique geography, and biker friendly businesses. For…
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Seventh Annual American Ironhorse Texas Gathering

July 1 - July 5

Join the American Ironhorse Choppers for the annual gathering in the Texas Hill Country for Motorcycle riding, friendship, and fun.
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Free

Ladies in Leather Meet & Greet River Campout

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - July 12 @ 3:00 pm

We are camping alongside the Guadalupe River in beautiful New Braunfels, Texas. We will ride down River Road, splash around in the river, eat good food, and have a helluva good time.
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Small Business Saturdays

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

All vendors and small businesses are welcome to attend Small Business Saturday. You must bring everything you need to operate: 10 x 10 tent, tables, chairs, extension cords, etc. Call Savannah to save your spot at (512) 652-1200.
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Free

Dyno Competition

July 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

DYNO Shootout starts at 1:30pm. Winner takes home a $250 gift card and a 1st place plaque. Tech Talk on performance upgrades will begin after the shootout.
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