News and highlights from Mr Wild and Ms Wonderful!
KICKSTANDS UP, friends! It’s nearing GO TIME for moto-fun in Canaan Valley, WV! September 14-17 will be here before we know it. Lots of plans are coming together, so hang on for info-packed editions of Rally Report now and the future.
Time’s a-wastin’ — nab your tickets before the discount ends on August 14
August 14 is the last day to take advantage of early online pricing—$60 members and $70 non-members. This saves you $10 off the standard price os each ticket. Don’t let the date sneak up on you!
Motorcycling in and around Canaan Valley
One of the biggest appeals for motorcyclists who attend rallies is exploring new roads alongside old and new riding buds, and—wow!—West Virginia delivers roads like nowhere else.
Prizes and sponsors and training, oh my!
Want highlights? We’ve got ’em.
One lucky attendee will win a European tour!
Beach’s Motorcycle Adventures has once again come through with our grand prize—rider’s choice of a 2024 or 2025 two-week motorcycle tour. Choose a destination such as the Mediterranean islands, central Italy, central or western Alps, and more. Truly epic!
Rob & Gretchen Beach have been designing remarkable motorcycle riding adventures in countries throughout the world since 1972.
Announcing co-hosts Shawn Thomas and Louise Coleen Powers
These off-the-charts personalities will bring shenanigans to the rally, thanks to the generosity of Bob’s Motorcycles. Expect lots of laughs, fun, and edutainment via stage appearances, a live podcast, and seminars.
Bonus: find Shawn or Louise at the rally to earn a free Bob’s RoadCrew cap!
Shawn, BMW Motorrad brand ambassador, is well known for his larger-than-life presence in the ADV community. Louise is a BMW brand expert and moto world traveler. Together, they rock!
Hone your moto-skills onsite at the rally
The BMW US Rider Academy‘s expert instructors will be available for hands-on training clinics. These sessions offer a peek at courses offered at the academy’s home at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, SC — PLUS you’ll get a discount on these courses if you sign up while attending the rally.
Clinic details and schedule coming soon!
Kick back, listen, and learn
Every year at the National Rally, we curate a selection of presenters sure to entertain or inform—or maybe even both! Here are a few tasty appetizers for you while we prep the entire lineup.
Ticket in hand? Please consider volunteering for a 3-hour volunteer role—there are all sorts of options, and you’ll meet new friends! If you’re a paramedic, firefighter, nurse, or doctor we could especially use your help on the medical team. >>CLICK HERE
Announcing rally vendors
Want a peek at the vendors that have signed up so far? Visit them during the event!
Sponsors have the option to set up in vendor areas as well, so look for them too!
Got any favorite moto-accessories manufacturers or service providers who may want to join this prestigious list? Point them to our new Vendor Marketplace page. It’s loaded with info!
The last day to pre-order your preferred size and style is August 14—it’ll be easy to pick them up at the event. Buy them with your tickets (click “BUY TICKETS” below) or separately in our online rally shirts store. $20 shortsleeve / $25 longsleeve
C’mon… commit to motofun this September 14-17
Early registration prices are good through August 14—$60 members or $70 non-members. On August 15, prices increase by $10 per ticket. Visit bmwra.org/rally23 for comprehensive info. Check back frequently—updates will be made as details are confirmed.