National Rally Info

2019 “Set My Soul Free” Rally

September 5 – 8, 2019

Have a groovy time, man, at BMW Riders Association’s annual rally! Live music, tent and RV sites, food, vendors, seminars and presentations, and some of the best roads in the country. It’s going to be righteous.

Shenandoah County Fairgrounds
Woodstock, Virginia

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“How to Get to the Next Level”

Jim Ford/The Rider’s Workshop

“How to buy a used bike right”

Bob Henig/Bob’s BMW

“Preserve vs. Refurbish vs. Restore”

Bob Henig/Bob’s BMW

“Colombia: The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay”

Mike Thomsen/Motolombia

“Cornering Q&A with Street Skills”

John DelVecchio

“Motorcycling: The First 100 Years”

Armand Ensania

Also Tamela Rich, Jack Riepe, and more to be announced!

(to be awarded at Closing Ceremonies)

Beach's LogoBeach’s European Tour

A coveted spot on one of their European tours (winner’s choice!) up to $10,995 in value.

Read about Cherie and Jack Paisley’s prize trip to Europe in the May-June issue of On The Level.

And more to come!

We’re working on having a large vendor showcase where you can check out and purchase new gear, many at special rates.


Dunlop will have a booth as well as a tire changer at the rally to sell and install tires.


Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures

Beach’s will once again support our national rally with a fantastic grand prize – a free trip on any of their European tours (up to $10,995). Stop by their booth to learn about their tours.



“We have been running soul inspiring Motorcycle Tours and multi-brand Motorcycle Rentals in Colombia since 2008. As one of the most experienced operators in South America you are, whether you are renting or joining a tour, guaranteed excellent service and always the newest fleet of bikes available. Let the adventure begin!”

ROK Straps USA

“Our famous “flat cargo stretch straps”, designed specifically for motorcycles, ATV’s (Quads), and snowmobiles.
Our flat cargo motorcycle straps are available in Adjustable or Tailored Lengths. Secure anything to a motorcycle without scratches with these flat cargo motorcycle straps – no hooks cargo straps! ”

Machineart Moto

“MaMo designs and develops specialized products to protect and improve your BMW and other Adventure model brands. Function drives the unique solutions – always with a Design Edge.”

Bing Agency International

“We carry a large stock of BMW carburetors, throttle bodies, and parts. We offer a full line of in shop repair services to keep you on the road. We also offer parts for all Bing carburetors on a variety of engines. If it is a Bing and factory parts are still available, we are your source.”

Big Ear

Custom In-ear headphones and hearing protection, crafted to fit any ride”

Street Skills

“Cornering confidence. Books and on-road coaching tours.”

Good Guys Power Sports

“We specialize in motorcycle accessories for Aprilia, Ducati, Buell, BMW, Harley Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, Triumph, Victory, Yamaha, and more! We carry lights, and electrical; as well as LegUp Landingear, Unigo Trailers, intercoms from UClear, EarthX lithium batteries, AdMore & Gearbrake safety brake light systems, Neutrino Black Box electrical power distribution and more.

We want to make your ride safer, easier and more fun. We feature accessories for motorcycles that will accomplish that goal.”

Help us put on the best rally yet! We’re looking for volunteers throughout the weekend, even just a couple of hours helps us out.

Click below to see what volunteer opportunities are available.

Committee Chair Positions