Monday, April 13, 2015

STRA Observed Trials Event in Lenoir City April 25th 26th

April 25th and 26th will be rounds 5 and 6 of the STRA (Southeast Trials Riders Association) Trials Championship held at Hickory Hills Farm in Lenoir City Tenn. Promoted by the newly formed East Tennessee Trials Club, Dual Sport Touring, and Rising Sun Cycles, this is a family fun event and open for everyone. You do have to join STRA and be an AMA member if you want to compete. Modern classes and vintage classes will be available. Its a great time to come get introduced to the sport of observed trials, or to come ride. Spectating is great as you can easily walk right up to the sections. Primitive camping is available. For more details call "Papa Joe" at 865-988-4379 or email

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Tennessee Gold Wing Club "Spring Fling" in Chattanooga April 23/24/25

The annual Gold Wing Road Riders Association for the State of Tennessee will be April 23 -25th at Camp Jordan, in East Ridge (just outside Chattanooga). The theme this year is "Southern Family Reunion".  Vendors, guided rides, bike shows and contest. For more details check out

Monday, April 6, 2015

Slate Creek 500 Adventure Ride - April 11th and 12th

This is an Adventure ride designed for big adventure bikes. Part of the AMA / Yamaha Adventure series, the route consist of fire roads, jeep roads, logging roads, and back country blacktop and gravel. There are over 750 mile of possible routes to travel. The highest elevations are over 4,300'!  A roll chart holder is needed for this ride, as no GPS tracks are provided. Pre-Entrants get T-shirts and dinner as part of their entry. The start is at 261 E. Talley Hollow Road in Bybee Tn. Primitive camping is available. 2 day is $100, 1 day $55. For more details email or call John Strange at 865-322-0193