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

Apr 19 to Apr 21, 2019

MARYLAND SPRING CAMPOUT

This year we are going to Martinak State Park, Denton, Maryland. Cabins and tent sites available, groceries and restaurants in nearby Denton. This is a pay-your-own-way weekend, no organized events, just a good time with Guzzi riders. For more information contact: Howard Rhinehart, email: hr818a@gmail.com or 717-359-0768 by phone.

Apr 28, 2019

ANNUAL MOTO GUZZI SPAGHETTI FEED

Frankfort, Indiana, Sunday 1:00 P.M. Home of David and Diana Dugger, 2302 Wilshire Drive, Frankfort, Indiana 46041. 765-652-0053. Everyone is invited. No need to bring anything. Just show up.

May 3 to May 5, 2019

LOUISIANA MGNOC STATE RALLY

Come pass a good time with us at the Valhalla MC. Campground in Homer, Louisiana. Will be kick-en tires and tell-in lies in the beautiful piney woods of North Louisiana. Camping is FREE! But you must buy your adult beverages from the Valhalla Bar that is located on the premises, NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL ALLOWED ON PREMISES. Dinners for the weekend will be provided by Curtis and Tanna for a cost $40 and you will pay them directly when you are ready to eat (payments must be cash or credit card only – no personal checks). You are responsible for all of your other meals at the rally. Valhalla MC. Campground offers lots of open or shaded camping area with two showers and a group campfire area (That's where all that kick-en tires and tell-in lies takes place). The bar has a large covered pavilion overlooking a fishing pond. Valhalla MC. Campground is located at 3000 Dutchtown Road, Homer, Louisiana 71040. Check them out at www.valhalla-mc.com. For more info contact MGNOC Louisiana state Rep. Mark Perry at 337-523-2518 or email me at: mdjperry@yahoo.com.

May 10 to May 11, 2019

8th THE 2019 MOTO GUZZI N.A.R. COTTONWOOD ARIZONA GATHERING OF EAGLES

This is a N.A.R. (Not-A-Rally), therefore, no entry fee! HOST HOTEL: The View Motel, 818 South Main Street, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326. Phone: 928-634-7581. Rooms: 1 queen bed $85 plus tax per night, two queen beds for two people are $88 plus tax per night. Rooms RESERVED under Mike Larson or Moto Guzzi at Website: www.theviewmotel.com. Email: theviewmotel@cableone.net. HISTORICAL NOTE: Motel is owned by The Lucille Ball Family. HOST CAMPGROUND (5 minutes away): Rio Verde RV Park, 3420 East SR89A, Cottonwood, Arizona 86326. Phone: 928-634-5990. Campsites $20.14 per night. Email: rioverdepark@gmail.com. Website: www.rioverdervpark.com. Friday night: Pizza! Includes non-alcoholic beverage / all you can eat Saturday night: Catered BBQ meal by HOG Wild BBQ in Cottonwood. Website: (www.AzHogWild.com). Meal options: Option 1: $25 includes meals for Friday and Saturday night at the hotel, wristband required, money collected onsite Friday. Option 2: Zero cost...and you fend for yourselves! Questions? Email: Mike Larson at drdezmo@yahoo.com.

May 17 to May 19, 2019

34th ANNUAL ILLINOIS MOTO GUZZI RALLY

The West Central Illinois Moto Guzzi Riders Inc. Sorry absolutely no pets allowed anyone who brings a pet will be asked to leave. Registration includes: rally cup, Friday night chili and brats, Saturday night smoked pork dinner, Continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday, 24 hour coffee and cold drinks, hot showers, two nights camping, no electrical hook-ups. ALSO included: wooded campsites, 50/50 drawing, door prizes. Location: 9 miles north of Oquawka, Illinois on the west side of the Great River Road at Big River State Forest. Accordance to the campground-no generators after 10:00 P.M. and before 7:00 A.M. Price: $35 before May 1st, $40 after May 1st. $5 for children 12 and under. For pre-registration send rally fee to: E.G. Bowman, Box 231, Kirkwood, Illinois 61447. For information call: E.G. Bowman 309-371-7912 or John Hart 309-337-0190.

May 25, 2019

NEBRASKA MGNOC OPEN GARAGE

Saturday May 25th starting at Noon. Food and beverages supplied of course. The usual smoked pulled pork and great sides will be on hand. Iced tea, bottled water and lemonade in abundance. If you want any other libations please bring your own. Tire kicking is the order of the day. All bikes are welcome but expect some good natured banter on which bikes are best with a heavy bias toward Moto Guzzi. We will be open no matter what the weather and our garage is a big one that can provide ample seating out of the conditions to enjoy a nice lunch before you get back on the road. Ellie's homemade cookies will top off the meal for sure. Note New Location: 502 South Pine Street, Valley, NE. If you need any information about local accommodations, if you are doing an overnight or questions about the event contact us by phone at 402-730-2808 or by email (motomanv11@neb.rr.com). Hope to see you this spring. Ray and Ellie Rowen, MGNOC Nebraska State Reps.

May 27, 2019

CONNECTICUT MERRY- FERRY TIDDLER TOUR (TT) 10:00 AM - ?

For pre-'69, 305cc and below machines...or something along those lines. Italian preferred, but any-and-all 4-strokes and 2-strokes welcome. Starts/ends at Steve and Lynn Rossi's house, 41 Orchard Road, East Haddam, Connecticut 06423. We'll head to the Northwest...ride the historic Glastonbury-Rocky Hill Ferry across the Connecticut River (bring an extra $6 for fee)...stop for Lunch back over on the East side of the River...and make our way back to East Haddam. Trailer parking available. Moved from the traditional Sunday to Monday, to accommodate the Moto Giro.

Jun 7 to Jun 9, 2019

CALIFORNIA'S NATA-RALLY

LASSEN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, SUSANVILLE ( NORTHERN SIERRA FOOTHILLS). Versione 3.0 is here! New and hopefully improved. Hosted at the fairground with an enclosed building for weather protection if needed, on-site RV camping with power and water hook-up (for an added fee), hotels and restaurants in walking distance. The fairgrounds feature hot showers, flush toilets, and power. Hurry, space is unlimited campers, but all day visitors are welcome. FREE premium Italian stainless steel tumbler. Again, this year's feature is FOOD and Moto Guzzis. Friday night dinner is four cheese tortellinis with various sauces. Saturday morning corned beef and hash and hot coffee; Saturday dinner, world-famous Jerry Brindle's smoked meat dinner, and desserts. Fees are worth every penny at $60 per motorcycle and only $120 for couples. That includes both nights with all the food, snacks, and drinks. RV's are an additional $25. If you're allergic to meat, bring a pallet of allergy pills or we can make something else, let us know. For more info, visit the website at www.nata-rally.org. or call MGNOC State Rep, Pierre: 408-710-4886 or email: pierredacunha@yahoo.com.

Jun 9, 2019

NEW ENGLAND SPRING FLING 10:00 – 2:00

Just like October's Moto Guzzi New England Day, but at Sweet Evalina's Stand, 688 Route 169, Woodstock, Connecticut 06281, www.sweetevalinas.com, in the Northeast Connecticut corner (instead of the Vanilla Bean). Stop by, kick some tires, have Lunch...and rev-up the 2019 season! Our 2nd Annual...

Jun 21 to Jun 23, 2019

37th ANNUAL VIRGINIA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Willville Motorcycle Camp, Meadows of Dan, Virginia. Willville is located 3/4 mile west of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Join your fellow Moto Guzzi riders and motorcycle enthusiasts and enjoy the great roads of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern Virginia! Visit with old friends and make new ones! You'll be glad you did! Official rally registration site: http://ronkom.wixsite.com/vamg. Two nights' tent camping, Friday and Saturday catered meals, coffee all day, rider awards. Rally fees (per person): Pre-registration $55, Non-campers $35, by June 8. After June 8 or at rally $65, non-campers $45. For additional information contact: Rallymaster, Bob Corfield vtwinbob@yahoo.com or 724-272-5827.

Jun 21 to Jun 23, 2019

MINNESOTA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Grand Marais, Minnesota, minnesota.mgnoc.com. Camp on the shore of Lake Superior at www.grandmaraisrecreationarea.com. Downtown Grand Marias is only a few minutes' walk away. The Gunflint Trail starts here, www.visitcookcounty.com/communities/gunflint-trail. $40 rally fee includes two nights tent camping with hot showers. Friday night pulled pork meal, Saturday night herring meal, quick fix breakfast both mornings. Coffee and lemonade all weekend. 50/50 drawing, awards. (sorry no pins). Weather permitting, a classic Italian motorcycle show at Kevin and Lynn Mackey's home. Contact Information and $35 preregistration (until June 1st): MGNOC State Rep, John Ulrich, 3992 Stonebridge Drive, North, Eagan, Minnesota 55123. Email: johnulrich_55123@yahoo.com.

Jul 4 to Jul 7, 2019

WASHINGTON STATE GUZZI CLUB DEEP FOREST CAMPOUT

We're proud to host the "Deep Forest Campout" once again. Three nights camping and so much more. This is still very much in the planning stages but for more information please contact: Roy Harvey at: guzzimaster@gmail.com. OR by phone 425-507-5772. Please RSVP if you plan to attend to assist with our planning but don't let this stop you from attending. Located at the North Fork Group Camp – Beaver Site, 11miles southeast of Randle, Washington on Forest Service Road 23. Beautiful riding around Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier. Mark it on your calendars and plan to join us.

Jul 6, 2019

THE DOUG, AMY AND DAVE ROPER - FAMILY TIDDLER TOUR (TT) 10:00 AM - ?

Starts and ends at the Roper's, 75 Parmelee Road, Haddam, Connecticut 06438. Longer morning loop, stop and pick up lunch on the return...eat back at Doug and Amy's...then on to a shorter afternoon loop. Trailer parking available. Always a GREAT, GREAT time!

Jul 12 to Jul 14, 2019

28th ANNUAL IOWA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Welcome to Elkader, Iowa and Elkader City Park and Campground. Elkader is in beautiful Northwest Iowa on Highway 13, about halfway between Highway 3 and Highway 18. The park is toward the south end of town and can be seen and accessed from Highway 13. Tent camping Friday and Saturday nights. (Early arrivals need to pay at the park Kiosk for extra nights). Coffee, tea and lemonade all weekend. Three Meals: Friday, Iowa beef supper. Saturday, breakfast and Iowa pork chop supper, rolls and donuts on Sunday morning is included in the rally fee. Also: Dealer displays, Observation poker runs, Guided group lunch ride on Saturday. There is a swimming pool in the park (cost not included in the rally fee). Rest, relax and enjoy all the scenic roads in the area to ride. Area Motels and Hotels: Elkader Inn 563-245-2020; Best Rest Inn, West Union 563-422-3537; Elm Motel, West Union 563-422-3841; Franklin Hotel, Strawberry Point 563-933 6054; Guttenberg Motel 563-252-1433. If these accommodations are filled please ask for recommendations. Preregistration closes June 30, 2019. Age 25 and older - $35. Under age 25 - $15. At the rally: age 25 and older - $45. Under age 25 - $25. Contact person for information or to pre-register: Dennis Revis, 2253 Terrace Avenue, Winterset, Iowa 50273. Email: dennisrrev@aol.com. 515-491-1882. Make checks payable to: Dennis Revis.

Jul 12 to Jul 14, 2019

NEW YORK MOTO GUZZI RALLY

RALLY IN THE ADIRONDACKS. Place: Sugar Loaf Mountain Inn, 152 Bryant Siding Road, Mountain View, New York 12969. Bowen and Julie Morris, 518-483-1144. Email: sugarloafbub@gmail.com. Rally fee $50 for Friday and Saturday dinners and two nights camping. Please register so we'll know how much food to order. Send your rally fee to: MGNOC State Rep, Keith Smith, 584 Keese Mills Road, Paul Smiths, New York 12970. For more information: 518-327-3006 or email: goosedown@roadrunner.com.

Jul 27, 2019

NEW HAMPSHIRE MGNOC 1 (one) DAY RALLY

Surry Mountain Lake Beach, Aspen Pavilion, Route 12A, Surry, New Hampshire. 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. Burgers, Hotdogs and Cookout stuff. Great local riding and scenery...or just hang out and chill. $10 per person. Contact person: MGNOC State Rep Randy Tefft. 603-355-9373. Email: rt@ne.rr.com.

Aug 2 to Aug 4, 2019

35TH ANNUAL WISCONSIN MOTO GUZZI RIDERS RALLY

Lake Joy Campground. All brands welcome. Registration is $40 before July 1, 2019, $50 at the gate. Sign up. We feature Wisconsin's best grilled Klement's brats and Weber burgers Friday evening, pulled pork, and beef Saturday evening and deluxe continental breakfasts on Saturday and Sunday mornings. As always, Wisconsin's finest refreshments, including soft drinks, will flow from the artesian taps. The rally fee also includes tent camping Friday and Saturday. We also feature a 100± mile 100% cash payout scenic poker run, 50-50 drawing that has paid out enough for the winner to attend 10 rallies, and biker flicks with cheese snacks in the evenings. Lake Joy is located in the heart of Wisconsin's "driftless" region - the area not flattened by the glacier. It is spectacularly scenic riding territory. The campground has clean modern restrooms and showers, and a 60 acre private lake (no fishing license required) with two beaches. Tune in here for late breaking developments. Note that the camping area reserved for the rally does not include electric or water hookups. If you require electricity for medical equipment, there is a limited amount of tent camping space in the vicinity of the restroom/shower building. Bring your earplugs! Those with camper trailers and RV's who desire full hookups must contact Lake Joy Campground and make separate arrangements.

Aug 2 to Aug 4, 2019

NORTH CAROLINA MOTO GUZZI RALLY

Blue Ridge Motor Cycle Campground, 59 Motorcycle Drive, U.S. Highway 276 Curuso, North Carolina. Awards? Door prizes? Guzzi grins, and salutations. Disregard the weather forecast, last year is was 100% chance for rain and it rained twice and we had 6 people show up, we usually have around 80. 828-235-8350. Call for cabin reservation. Hope to see you there. Mark/ Barbara.

Aug 10, 2019

SIMPLE PLEASURE PIZZA PARTY..... *NEW EVENT* ..... 11:30 AM - ?

Just a simple, old-school, New Haven-style thin-crust pizza lunch...bring your appetite, and an Italian motorcycle! Modern Apizza (since 1934), 874 State Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511. www.modernapizza.com. According to the HARTFORD COURANT, Modern Apizza is "as good as Wooster Street, but without the lines." + off-street parking is available.

Aug 15 to Aug 18, 2019

28th NEW MEXICO RALLY - GUZZI RIDERS IN NEW MEXICO

Eagle Guest Ranch Campground, Datil, New Mexico. Grand Door Prize: Another motorcycle! Poker Run, 50/50 drawing, awards. $50 registration includes: Grand Door Prize ticket, 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. Datil is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 60 and New Mexico Highway 12. No preregistration. For more details contact Matt Forslund at nmmgnocrep@yahoo.com or 505-850-T3T3 (8383); or Stephan Byarlay at nmmgnocrep@yahoo.com or 505-321-5177.

Aug 16 to Aug 18, 2019

18th ANNUAL MICHIGAN MOTO GUZZI RALLY

The 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 fee is $10 per day at the office. Rally fee includes: two nights camping, dinner Friday and Saturday, breakfast Saturday and Sunday, Poker Run / 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 23 to Aug 25, 2019

ONTARIO GUZZI RIDERS WEST NIPISSING RALLY

ALL MAKES WELCOME: 95 Caron Road, Lavigne, Ontario, just down the road beside the Lavigne Tavern. Pre-registration fee $28 USD or $35 CAD, $45 CAD at the gate. Includes Saturday hot breakfast and dinner and Sunday early continental breakfast. Friday evening is Tavern night with burgers and brats and free musical entertainment. Awards, door prizes, campfire, group rides and 50/50 drawing. Accommodation separate. Camping $15 per night at the JV. Cabins available at the JV and other nearby sites. See website for details, also www.jolivoyageur.com. 705-594-2813. Please, please, please pre-register. It helps us make it better for you. Pre-register through the website at www.ontarioguzziriders.com. Via PayPal, or cheques to Phil Tunbridge, 89 Lougheed Road, Barrie, Ontario, L4N 8E1. 705-722-3312

Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019

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. Road Kill Stew Friday night. Stay at campground and enjoy the quiet. If 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 13 to Sep 15, 2019

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

Sep 14, 2019

RICONN Tiddler Tour (TT) 10:00 AM - ?

Traverses scenic Rhode Island/Connecticut border. Three prior events were a blast, now in its fourth year... same sort of rules as the previous TT. Starts and ends at John and Tammy Harris', 51 Canterbury Road. (Route 169), Brooklyn, Connecticut 06234. Lunch stop along the way. Some trailer parking available. John always finds new roads we've never seen/ridden before!

Sep 15, 2019

36TH ANNUAL IMOC RALLY 10:00 – 3:00

See www.imoc.website for info. Hamilton Rod & Gun Club, 24 Hamilton Road, Sturbridge, Massachusetts 01566. Featured marque = Benelli. Admission = $10 per person, $15 two-up. America's biggest and longest-running all Italian motorcycle event!

Sep 21 to Sep 23, 2019

18th 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. $40 if RSVP by 10 September; $50 if you show up unannounced. Rally fee includes: two nights tent camping, Chicken Cacciatore Friday night, yummy breakfast Saturday morning, a fishy Saturday night dinner, muffins and coffee Sunday morning, liquid Beverages, advice on local rides and brothel lore and directions on how to leave town. DIRECTIONS: 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, on the banks of the Carson River (if it's there). Local restaurants and casinos within walking distance. There are no motels in Dayton. However, there are rooms available 5 miles west which have an extraordinary level of room service, although they are quite expensive and charge by the hour. A few motels are a very nice 11 mile canyon ride away in Gold Hill or Virginia City, and Carson City is about 15 minutes: Gold Hill Hotel, 1540 Main, Virginia City, 775-847-0111, goldhillhotel.net; Sugar Loaf Motel, 434 South C Street, Virginia City, 775-847-0551, www.virginiacity-nv.org; Silverland Inn & Suites, 100 North E Street, Virginia City, 775-847-4484, info@silverlandusa.com; Gold Dust West Hotel Casino, 2171 Highway 50 East, Carson City, 877-519-5567, www.gdwcasino.com/Carson/index.php. 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 26 to Sep 28, 2019

19th 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.

Oct 20, 2019

23nd ANNUAL FALL MOTO GUZZI NEW ENGLAND DAY 10:00 - 2:00

A tribute to the original, 12 Fall Open Houses at Marsh Motorcycles, but now (since) at The Vanilla Bean, Route 44 and 169, 450 Deerfield Rd., Pomfret, Connecticut 06259, www.vanillabeancafe.com ... for the 11th time.

Dec 7, 2019

CHRISTMAS-TIME AT YE-OLDE-CABIN 7:00 PM - ?

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 4 ... 248-470-5788 or sldmrossi@aol.com.