Past Events

January 19-21, 2018
Atchafalaya Levee Ride, Bunkie, Louisiana

November 10-12, 2017
Swamp Scooter Gumbo Rally, Carencro, Louisiana

September 14-17, 2017
Rich Mountain Rendezvous, Mena, Arkansas

The Rich Mountain Rendezvous was known for many years as “The Jailbreak in the Clouds.” Starting in 1999, every third weekend in September members of The Chain Gang – an Internet motorcycle club for owners of the BMW F650 – gathered at Queen Wilhelmina State Park to “kick tires and tell lies.” This Rendezvous will also feature Tiddler runs…off-road on Friday and paved roads on Saturday. Camping available on site. Funds raised at the Rendezvous support CASA charity.

June 10-11, 2017
Arkansas Mountain Top Ride, Russellville, Arkansas

 

March 24-26, 2017
Kisatchie Bayou Campout, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

 

January 27-29, 2017
Atchafalaya Levee Ride, Morgan City, LA

September 16-18, 2016
Rich Mountain Rendezvous, Mena, Arkansas

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September 8-10, 2016
Hot Springs Rally, Hot Springs, Arkansas

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June 18-19, 2016
Arkansas Mountain Top Ride, Russellville, Arkansas

We hit Rich Mt in Mena, Mt Magazine near Paris, Mt Nebo just south of Russellville and Mt Petit Jean west of Russellville.

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May 14, 2016
Texas Tiddlers Endurance Run, Shelbyville, Texas

Rally central and the start/finish was at Boles Field Campground in the Sabine National Forest located on FM2694 at google map coordinates 31.77246, -93.96832 which is 6.9 miles East of Shelbyville and 3.6 miles West of FM139.

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March 18-20, 2016
Broken Bow, Oklahoma

This was an off-road ride on mainly forest roads through the Broken Bow area. Video from Mike can be viewed here. We also rode the dreaded Kiamichi Trail, and all lived to tell the tale.

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January 29-31, 2016
Atchafalaya Levee Run, Morgan City, Louisiana

This ride was a mix of paved and gravel/dirt roads, and the weather was perfect. We rode ~140 (~50 unpaved) miles along the West levee of the Atchafalaya floodway, stopped to overnight in Morgan City, and returned Sunday ~140 (~35 unpaved) indirect miles along the East levee.

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October 15-18, 2015
Mountain View, Arkansas

September 18-20, 2015
Rich Mountain Rendezvous, Mena, Arkansas

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June 11-14, 2015
Hill Country, Texas

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December 20, 2014
Pie Run, Crockett, Texas

We had a good, but cold, ride down to Crockett, meeting up with a few other riders in Carthage for the ride down. Highlights included a stop at the Cherokee Theater in Rusk, seeing an R26 and seeing Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus on a trike at the conclusion of the Christmas parade in Cushing.

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November 8, 2014
Group ride on local dirt roads

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November 7-9, 2014
Cajun Swamp Scooter Rally, Lafayette, Louisiana

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October 25, 2014
Ride to the Recklaw Texas Fly-in

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September 19-21, 2014
Rich Mountain Rendezvous, Mena, Arkansas

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August 2, 2014
Castor, Louisiana

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July 2014
Colorado

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May 26 – June 2, 2014
Colorado and Utah

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May 29 – June 1, 2014
The BMW RA National Rally

Barber Motorsports Museum and Park, Birmingham, AL

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May 16 – 18, 2014, New Iberia, Louisiana

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May 17, 2014, Jacksonville, Texas

The East Texas BMW Plus Motorcycle Club hosted their Second Annual Texas National Picnic at Love’s Lookout Visitor Center, just north of Jacksonville, TX.

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April 3 – 6, 2014 Texas Hill Country

The group departed from the old SMS on April 3rd to head to the Texas Hill Country. We stayed in Ingram, TX, which was a nice location to hit all of the great riding spots. See part of the group riding the “Three Sisters” here: http://vimeo.com/91244435. Here is video of the Ferraris we saw at the Hill Top Cafe: http://youtu.be/9RKT8o5J3r4.

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March 1, 2014 Cane River Bar and Grill, Natchitoches, LA

After the monthly meeting at Window World, we rode as a group to lunch in Natchitoches.

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February 15, 2014 Shreveport area country roads

Getting a bit excited for the warmer weather, a big group met for breakfast at Strawn’s Eat Shop Too. Wayne and Lee headed off for some gravel roads, while another group split off and rode some curvy roads on their way to Mansfield.

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January 4, 2014 Bodcau flood control/wildlife management area ride

After the January RRBMWR meeting, James, Jim, Wayne and Lee rode a loop around the Bodcau flood control/wildlife management area, from Bellevue along the south side to Cotton Valley and back around the north side.

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