Moto Guzzi National Owners Club
Moto Guzzi National Owners Club
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RALLY CALENDAR

Aug 3 to Aug 6, 2017

5th ANNUAL MASSACHUSETTS MGNOC RALLY

Now FOUR DAYS! Come and join us for our 5th year at the Nobleview Outdoor Center in Russell, Massachusetts. The site has spectacular mountaintop views, hiking trails and local swimming holes onsite. We have limited bunk space on request with early registration in bunkhouse log cabins with electricity. There are also tent sites available. Facility has modern showers and a large common area. Local area offers great riding through picturesque small New England towns, with plenty of things to see and do. Great local diners and restaurants for breakfast and lunch in the area. Cost is $60. We are limited to 70 participants; so, register fast! Thursday night dinner, Friday night La Famglia dinner (you bring it we cook). Bring something to share (sausage, other meats, etc.). Saturday dinner is salad, meat or vegetarian lasagna, artisan rolls, wine. Contact information: MGNOC State Rep, Tom Halchuk: thalchuk@gmail.com, 508-612-9509. Dave and Brittney Lemieux, Rally Chairpersons: dandblemieux@gmail.com, 508-243-3197. Please send check for $60 payable to: Dave or Brittney Lemieux, 30 Saranac Street, North Smithfield, Rhode Island 02896. PayPal at dandblemieux@gmail.com.

Aug 4 to Aug 6, 2017

2ND ANNUAL NOVA SCOTIA MOTO GUZZI AND FRIENDS RALLY

www.novascotiabikerally.com, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, 2541 Highway 376 Lyons Brook (Pictou), 4 kilometers south of Pictou, www.birchwoodcampground.ca. Rally fee: $55. Registration includes two nights camping, bonfire, Friday night chili, 50/50 raffle, camaraderie, two poker runs, Saturday and Sunday self-guided tours. $1.00 showers. Lodging options: two cabins, swimming pool, water and electrical available. The Pictou Puffin B&B, 800-970-1791; Lionstone Inn Motel, 866-785-4157; Dolan's Inn & Suites, 866-648-3463; Caribou River Cottages, 902-485-6352. Mention the rally for discount price. Tourist season, so make reservation early. Please preregister early so we can serve you better. For more information, call toll free: 888-485-8565 or contact Larry Hogg: 902-485-1517. Email Larry at: larryguzzi1982@yahoo.com. Send your rally fee of $55 each to Helen at Birchwood Campground.

Aug 4 to Aug 6, 2017

33rd ANNUAL WISCONSIN MOTO GUZZI RIDERS RALLY

Will be held at Lake Joy Campground. All brands are welcome. Registration is $40 before July 1, 2017 and $50 at the gate. See our ad elsewhere in this issue. Visit www.wmgr.org for additional information. Contact: Pyro Dan dan@dpguzzi.com or 920-887-3128.

Aug 17 to Aug 20, 2017

NEW MEXICO STATE RALLY - DATIL, NEW MEXICO

Eagle Guest Ranch Campground, Datil, New Mexico. GRAND DOOR PRIZE: Custom-built MOTO GUZZI 850 T5. Come down and enjoy the serenity of Datil, great roads and good food! $50 registration includes: Your door prize ticket to win this motorcycle! Plus, camping fee Thursday through Saturday nights, lunch and dinner Friday and Saturday, coffee and rolls Sunday. Mechanic and service work available. Parts for sale and swap. Contact MGNOC State Reps, Matt Forslund, 505-850-8383, or Stephan Byarlay, 505-321-5177. Email: nmmgnocrep@yahoo.com.

Aug 18 to Aug 20, 2017

MICHIGAN MOTO GUZZI RALLY

The 2017 Michigan Moto Guzzi Rally will again be held at the Cycle-Moore Campground in Interlochen, Michigan. Rally fee per person before August 1st: Adults $35, under 16 years old free; after August 1st, adults $45, under 16 years old free. Camping is $8 extra per day. Rally fee includes: two nights camping, dinner Friday and Saturday, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, Poker Rub / Group Ride on Saturday, rally souvenir pin, awards, prizes, raffle, free soft serve (ice cream) and popcorn. Place: Cycle-Moore Campground, 11075 U.S. 31 South, Interlochen, Michigan 49643. 231-276-9091. Contact/Mail checks to: MGNOC State Rep Randy Peterson, 5133 Park Edge Drive, Honor, Michigan 49640, 231-871-0811, quixotic83@atlantic.net. Or: Frank Dituri, 2800 River Bend, Traverse City, Michigan 49696. 231-866-1851. fvdituri@yahoo.com.

Aug 25 to Aug 27, 2017

ONTARIO GUZZI RIDERS 2017 RALLY

At the Joli Voyageur Resort and Campground, 95 Caron Road, Lavigne, just down the road beside the Lavigne Tavern. Rally pre-registration fee $28 USD or $35 CAD, includes Saturday hot breakfast and dinner, awards, door prizes, campfire and Sunday early continental breakfast. Group rides Saturday, 50/50 drawing. Accommodation separate, camping $15 per night at the JV, or camping and cabins at other sites close by. See website for details. At the gate rally fee $45 CAD. Please, please, please pre-register, it helps us make it better for you. Friday evening is Tavern night with burgers and brats and free (really good) musical entertainment. Pre-register through the website at www.ontarioguzziriders.com via PayPal, or cheques to Phil Tunbridge, 89 Lougheed Road, Barrie, Ontario, L4N 8E1.

Sep 1 to Sep 3, 2017

27th MGNOC OHIO BUCKEYE RALLY (Labor Day Weekend)

Friendly Hills Grange Camp, 5880 Friendly Hills Road, (C.R.418), Zanesville, Ohio 43701. Located 7 miles north of Zanesville and nestled right on the Muskingum River. Free Friday night diner. Saturday breakfast and Saturday night dinner available on site to purchase. 50/50 raffle, door prizes, and awards for Guzzi riders. Tent camping or air conditioned dorms $10/night/person. Cabins $60/night, sleeps 6. Limited RV hookups, hot showers. Early and late arrivals welcome. Contact Ohio MGNOC State Rep, John Henry, 216-390-2727 or 440-636-9844. For cabin reservations or to inquire about RV hook up availability, please contact Friendly Hills at 740-452-0016. You can also visit their web site at: www.friendlyhillscamp.org.

Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2017

MAINE MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Two Rivers Campground, 327 Canaan Road, Skowhegan, Maine. 207-474-6482. Rally Fee: $45. Located in central Maine with beautiful coast of Maine not far away. Or cruise up to the Moosehead region and enjoy some of the true beauty of the Maine woods and culture. Stay at campground and enjoy the quiet you have any questions, please give me a call. Thanks. Galen L. Burke, MGNOC Maine Rep. 207-239-9665. There are motel/hotels in the area also: Towne Motel, 207-474-5151; Belmont Motel, 207-235-6669; Kyes Motel, 800-981-1355.

Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2017

!!!CANCELED - 18th ANNUAL MARYLAND / DC MOTO GUZZI RALLY - CANCELED!!!

!!!CANCELED!!!

Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2017

26TH ANNUAL MO-KAN GUZZI CLUB MISSOURI RALLY

Pony Express RV Park, Maysville, Missouri. Join us Friday for chili & hot dogs drinks and live entertainment, Begin your Saturday with breakfast of sausage, eggs, pancakes and of course coffee. We will have a poker run and we also have bike games for all to participate in. The famous slow race is always a highlight. Kids are included in these games. We follow this with a superb dinner followed by the 50/50 drawing and live entertainment. Sunday is continental breakfast before we send you on your safe ride home. Beverage for entire weekend is included. We are kid friendly so bring the family. All for only $50 per person, kids 15 and under $5. Riders arriving prior to Friday need to check in and pay daily camping Rate. Preregister to Mo-Kan Guzzi Club, 816 Lincoln, St. Joseph, Missouri 64501. More info call Ace Malott at 816-262-2651 or Bill Andresen at 816-671-0027.

Sep 21 to Sep 24, 2017

17TH ANNUAL KENTUCKY FALL RALLY

Kentucky River Campground, 1489 Steel Branch Road, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601. It is hard to believe, but the Kentucky Guzzi Riders Fall Rally with be our 17th! Rally fee is $35. Camping is $8 per person per night. The rally site is about 9 miles north of Frankfort off U.S. 127. 866-227-2465. Hot showers and flush toilets. Contact Rally Chairman: Mike Gozia at 502-241-0337: 7004 Apple Orchard Lane, Crestwood, Kentucky 40014. Email: motogozi@yahoo.com.

Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2017

16th ANNUAL MGNOC NEVADA STATE CAMPOUT

DAYTON STATE PARK, DAYTON, NEVADA. Come join the Nevada Moto Guzzi Enthusiast (me) at Dayton State Park. An enchanting little park along the banks of the Carson River, in the path of the Pony Express Route, located in the historic Comstock Mining District. Historic sites, nature trails with actual nature, and hiking paths located in and around the park. Many local rides, both scenic and challenging, include Virginia City, Lake Tahoe and the Sierras. $30 if sign up by September 10; $40 if you show up unannounced. Rally fee includes: 2 Nights tent camping, tasty chicken cacciatore Friday night, yummy breakfast Saturday morning, Saturday night dinner, muffins and coffee Sunday morning. Dayton is located 1295 miles west of Dodge City, Kansas on U. S. Highway 50. We are 12 miles east of Carson City on Highway 50. Dayton State Park is located on the Southeast side of Highway 50, between the two stoplights in Dayton. With the flooding we are having this winter, we may actually have water in the river this fall. Local restaurants and casinos within walking distance. There are no motels in Dayton. However, there are rooms available five miles west which have an extraordinary level of room service, although they are quite expensive and charge by the hour. A few motels are very nice 11 miles away via a canyon ride to Gold Hill or Virginia City, and Carson City about 15 minutes away: Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main, Virginia City, 775-847-0111; Sugar Loaf Motel, 434 South C Street, Virginia City, 775-847-0551; Silverland Inn & Suites, 100 North E Street, Virginia City, 775- 847-4484; Gold Dust West Hotel Casino, 2171 Highway 50 East, Carson City, 877-519-5567. For more information contact: MGNOC Nevada State Rep Daniel South, 775-246-3870 (home), 775-220-8021 (cell or text), email guzzizoomr@charter.net.

Sep 23, 2017

RICONN TIDDLER TOUR (TT)

Saturday, 10:00 A.M. - ? Traverses scenic Rhode Island/Connecticut border, Inaugural event was-a-blast (!), now in its second year…same sort of rules as above. Starts and ends at John and Tammy Harris', 51 Canterbury Road. (Route. 169), Brooklyn, Connecticut 06234. Lunch stop along the way. Some trailer parking.

Sep 24, 2017

34TH ANNUAL IMOC RALLY

Sunday, see www.imoc.comwebsite for info. 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. Hamilton Rod & Gun Club, 24 Hamilton Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566. Featured machine: Parilla. Admission: $10 per person, $15 two-up.

Sep 29 to Oct 1, 2017

WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAIN MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Pipestem State Resort Park. www.pipestemresort.com. Reservations available for lodge rooms and cabins. Always plenty of camping. Lemuel Stephens, West Virginia MGNOC Rep. 304-633-7417. lemueljstephens@gmail.com

Oct 1, 2017

34th ANNUAL GUZZI RIDERS IN TEXAS (GRIT) RALLY

The one-day FREE event for Guzzi riders and their guests will be held at the American Legion, Post 15, 18251 CR 498 in Lindale, Texas. It begins Sunday morning, October 2nd, at 8:00 A.M. with coffee, tea, and Ken Hand's delicious homemade dessert breads. Enjoy a scenic Armadillo Run through East Texas or do some tire kickin' and bench ridin' with friends. There will be Awards, a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Spaghetti Lunch is included! Come Friday or Saturday, September 30, October 1 for the Pre-Rally Campout and camp for free at the American Legion. If you need electric and water hookups, then it will cost $15 per night. Please contact me in advance if you need electrical and water hookups. You can pitch a tent wherever you want - by the lake or under the trees on higher ground! There is a big fire ring by the lake and plenty of wood for a fire if we don’t have a burn ban this year. Friday supper and Saturday breakfast and supper will be included also. You will find plenty of things to do in the East Texas area so you won’t get bored if you come early! Kids and pets are welcome. For those of you who don't like to camp, there are several motels in Lindale and surrounding areas. For more information, contact MGNOC Texas State Rep Georganne Foster, 903-316-7720 or georganne@suddenlink.net.

Oct 20 to Oct 22, 2017

GEORGIA MOTO GUZZI CAMPOUT

Make your plans for the Georgia Moto Guzzi campout in Suches Georgia. Suches is located about 12 miles north of Dahlonega along Route 60. This is the motorcycle campground, TWO WHEELS OF SUCHES. They have a few rooms available in the lodge, and a number of cabins. Contact them at twowheelsofsuches.com, or call 706-973-1671 to reserve a room or cabin. No reservation needed for campers. Contact Wayne Orwig at wayne.orwig@att.net for details.

Oct 22, 2017

21st ANNUAL MOTO GUZZI NEW ENGLAND DAY

Sunday, 10:00 A.M. - 2:00 A.M. A tribute to Marsh Motorcycles, at The Vanilla Bean, Route. 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Road, Pomfret, Connecticut 06259. www.vanillabeancafe.com.

Dec 29, 2017

CHRISTMAS-TIME AT YE-OLDE-CABIN

Saturday, 7:00 P.M. - ? End of year get together (two-up with the ladies or a partner, or solo) at The Log Cabin, 383 Route. 87, Lebanon, Connecticut 06249… 860-456-7663, www.logcabinct.com. Please R.S.V.P. to Steven Rossi by Wednesday, December 6…248-470-5788 or sldmrossi@aol.com