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Encyclopedia > Motorcycle rally

A motorcycle rally is a gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts. A rally can range from the mild corporate-sponsored Honda Hoot to the infamous Hollister riot. A motorcycle (or motorbike) is a two-wheeled vehicle powered by an engine. ... On Independence day, 1947. ...


Rallies can be large or small, and one-time or recurring. Notable annual rallies with attendance in the hundreds of thousands from all over the continent include the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Laconia Motorcycle Week, and Daytona Beach Bike Week. There are innumerable smaller, regional rallies around the United States, including the annual BMW MOA international rally [1], the Oyster Run in the Pacific Northwest, the Golden Aspen Rally (formerly Aspencade[2]) in the Southwest, and Americade in the Northeast. World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America. ... Official 2006 Logo The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a motorcycle rally held annually in Sturgis, South Dakota. ... Laconia Motorcycle Week is a motorcycle rally held in June annually. ... Daytona Beach Bike Week (or Daytona Bike Week) is a motorcycle event held every year in Florida. ... Founders of BMW MOA in Chicago in 1972. ...


Some rallies are ride-in events, whereas some like the Iron Butt rally involve days of riding and an actual gathering only at the end of the ride. The Iron Butt Association (IBA) is a US-based organization dedicated to safe, long-distance, endurance motorcycle riding with over 5,100 members world-wide. ...

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