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

Sep 27 to Sep 30, 2018

18th 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 28 to Sep 30, 2018

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: MGNOC State Rep Wayne Orwig at wayne.orwig@att.net for details.

Oct 5 to Oct 7, 2018

WEST VIRIGINA MOUNTAIN GUZZI RALLY

Pipestem State Resort Park at Pipestem, West Virginia.

Oct 7, 2018

35TH ANNUAL GUZZI RIDERS IN TEXAS (GRIT) RALLY

NEW LOCATION! NEW LOCATION! NEW LOCATION! NEW LOCATION! GUZZI RIDERS IN TEXAS (GRIT) RALLY. The one-day FREE event for Guzzi riders and their guests will be held at 15093 County Road 431 (aka Jim Hogg Road), Lindale, Texas. It's at the intersection of County Roads 431 and 474 and the entrance is on County Road 474. Come early for the pre-rally campout on Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 4. No W/E hookups. There is a swimming pool with a heated spa, so bring your swimsuit and towel. All meals provided and coffee, tea, water, and soft drinks will be available all weekend. It's okay to come early and/or stay a day or two later! For more info, contact: MGNOC Texas State Rep Georganne Foster, 903-316-7720.

Oct 11 to Oct 14, 2018

OKLAHOMA MOTO GUZZI CAMPOUT

Talimena State Park, Highway 271N, Talihina, Oklahoma. Seven miles north of Talihina, Oklahoma on Highway 271N. One mile from entrance of Talimena Scenic Drive. Fifty four miles of twisties through the Quachita Mountains. Call before noon for RV reservations: Mary Keyser, Campground Hostess, 918-567-2052. Park includes RV sites with water, electricity and picnic table. Tent sites include a level tent pad, picnic table and water faucet. The large pavilion includes water, electricity picnic tables and barbeque pit. Free firewood. Several fire pits throughout the park. There are two restrooms/shower houses with plenty of hot water. The park abuts a recreation area with hiking and mountain biking trails. Nearby Talihina boasts several good restaurants, a grocery store, liquor store and several gas stations. There are B&Bs and motels for those who do not wish to camp.

Oct 21, 2018

22nd ANNUAL MOTO GUZZI NEW ENGLAND DAY

10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. A tribute to Marsh Motorcycles, at The Vanilla Bean, Rte. 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Road, Pomfret, Connecticut. 06259 – www.vanillabeancafe.com. Steven Rossi...CT-RI MGNOC State Rep. 248-470-5788. Cell, sldmrossi@aol.com

Nov 9 to Nov 11, 2018

16th MOTO GUZZI/ BMW GUMBO RALLY

Swamp Scooters Motorcycle Club. Come pass a good time and "laisser les bon temp rouler" – or, "let the good times roll" for those not fortunate enough to live here – at Bayou Wilderness RV Resort (www.bwrvr.com) just outside Lafayette, Louisiana. Come on over for Friday and Saturday nights, bring a tent for primitive camping under beautiful oak trees. Friday: arrive, get set up, relax and chat with friends over an evening meal which we provide; sit around the bonfire to trade tall stories and enjoy beverages which you may purchase from the on-site RV General Store. Saturday: Breakfast will be provided. Or just relax at the campsite. This gives you plenty of time to explore the local area. Information on this to see can be obtained on site. We expect to have the Louisiana State Motorcycle Safety Foundation representatives on site, new motorcycles from our local dealers, and some vendors. Enjoy our 10th Annual Don Royer Gumbo Cook-off early in the evening. This is a competitive event that will have you sampling true down-home recipes. Our local riders all claim to have the winning recipe prepare these unique Cajun gumbos, and it's said that most of them are right! This is a serious business folk, so bring an appetite, and you won't go away hungry. There'll be local music, perhaps some awards and door prizes given out while you sit around the campfire, kicking tires & telling more impossible stories under the starry skies. Cac'est bon! Sunday: Pack and leave. Bid au revoir to friends both old and new, until next year. A safe ride home! Pre-entry fee is $70, which includes a T-shirt, and rally pins for the first 150 who pre-register, or $60 with no t-shirt or rally pin, either way, $70 at the door with no shirt or rally pin. This pays for two nights camping, with one breakfast, two evening meals and entertainment. Pre-entry deadline is 8th October 2018. Entry at the door is $70 and some T-shirts may be available for purchase. If you would like to compete in our cook-off, please email president@swampscooters.net. Space for teams is limited, so get in touch early. We will have clean Port-o-lets, and water stations in the camp area. There is a both house with toilets and hot showers in the RV area for our use. There is no electricity at the campsite; to arrange, at your expense, an RV site with electrical outlets call the campground at: 337-896-0598. This also goes for travel trailer, camper, bus or similar. If you prefer a hotel, contact our "pres" about local hotels that close by. You may mail in your money with the Registration Form or go here and register and pay with PayPal. Send any questions to president@swampscooters.net. We hope you'll come join us!

Nov 15 to Nov 18, 2018

FLORIDA MGNOC ANNUAL CAMPOUT

Scott's Ferry Campground, 14 miles south of Blountstown, Florida off SR 71. Camping fee for motorcycles is $5 per night. Basically same schedule as past years. Thursday night pot luck, Friday night fish fry with all the trimmings, Saturday night seafood Gumbo and fresh kill wild hog smoked in pecan and endless kegs of Kraft brew. Round the clock coffee and cookies. Contact Guzzi Jim, North Florida MGNOC rep for more info. 850-871-2800. Email: guzzijim@bellsouth.net.

Dec 8, 2018

CHRISTMAS-TIME AT YE-OLDE-CABIN

End of year get together (two-up with the ladies or a partner, or solo) at The Log Cabin, 383 Rte. 87, Lebanon, Connecticut 06249... 860-456-7663, www.logcabinct.com. Please R.S.V.P. to Steven Rossi by Wednesday, December 5... 248-470-5788 or sldmrossi@aol.com.