The goal for 2020: visit as many motorcycle rallies as you can. The most talked-about rallies in the country are coming up. It's time to start planning your trip!
Motorcycle events come in all shapes and sizes. Some rallies offer a laid-back, hang out scene while others are fast-paced and full of energy. Whatever experience you're hoping to find, there's a rally out there for you.
This rally is not for the faint of heart. Visit the lively city of Daytona Beach, nestled along the Florida coast. The craziness of Daytona Bike Week 2020 is happening March 6-15. While there may not be as much riding, the rally makes up for it with neighborly charm. The weather is great, the bikers are friendly and there are plenty of ways to stay busy.
Dates: March 6 – 15, 2020
Previously dubbed Rolling Thunder, this heartfelt event is more than a motorcycle rally. Bikers from across the country will gather for a 33rd year to honor American troops and veterans in our Nation's capital. If you want to rally for a cause, this is the event for you. Rolling to Remember allows bikers from all over the country to come together to support those that fought for us. If you would like to show your support, the event takes place Memorial Day weekend in Washington, DC.
Dates: May 22 – 24, 2020
Riding motorcycles isn't just a hobby. It's a lifestyle – a tradition – and that's exactly what the Laconia Motorcycle Week is all about. This rally has been around for over 100 years. There are rally-goers whose families have been coming for generations. You could say that they know their way around. This rally is a great vacation getaway with great riding, views, and relaxation in New Hampshire.
Dates: June 13 – 21, 2020
Join the biker takeover of small-town Sturgis, SD this August. For hundreds of miles around the rally's home base, you'll see bikers from all over the country enjoying all the breathtaking scenery South Dakota has to offer. There are big name concerts at night and all kinds of contests during the day. Some would say the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is the best-of-the-best when it comes to motorcycle rallies. They may even label it a bucket list "must-see."
Dates: Aug 7 – 16, 2020
Calling all BBQ lovers! Bikes, Blues and BBQ will be back on September 23, 2020 to serve up some smoky goodness. The food is great, the options are endless and the rally's commitment to local vendors helps you support the community and local non-profits. It feels good knowing your money is staying in the community. This rally is quickly gaining traction, becoming one of the larger rallies in the country. Despite the large turnout, a lingering grassroots feel makes the event feel intimate and neighborly.
Date: September 23 – 26, 2020
These are just a few Foremost® favorites. There are hundreds of motorcycle events that take place across the country each year. Get out there, explore and make some rally memories. Like the AARP Motorcycle Insurance Program from Foremost Facebook Page to stay up to date on all the rally action!Tweet
We put together some helpful tips that will make you feel more prepared before you ride, and while you're out on the open road!
This year I traveled to Sturgis, South Dakota to experience my first motorcycle rally. I was excited to attend, but also nervous. I'm new to the world of motorcycles, and I had no idea what to expect.
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