Event name: 4th Annual Venice Vintage Motorcycle Rally
Description: The Venice Vintage Motorcycle Club’s annual celebration
About Venice Vintage: The Venice Vintage Motorcycle Club is a tight group that shares one common interest, the love of vintage motorcycles. Our goal is to have fun and bring together others that share this same passion.
Members: Ariel, Aermacchi, Benelli, BMW, BSA, Ducati, Gilera, Indian, Harley Davidson, Henderson, Honda, Kawasaki, Laverda, Matchless, Moto Guzzi, Nimbus, Norton, Norvin, Rickman , Royal Enfield, Sunbeam, Suzuki, Triumph, Vincent HRD, Velocette, Yamaha
Event Highlights: Dave Etkins gets on stage to talk about 50th Anniversary of the Baja 1000. Over 600 classic bikes from as far as San Diego, Tuscon & Atascadero. Killer tunes from Street Smart, Fast Otto, The Devil’s Box & Hell City Rockers. Beautiful trophies made by master bike builder & club friend Kiyo. Big money raised for non-profit AHRMA (The American Historical Racing Motorcycle Association).
Winners: Homer Knapp wins the VVMC pick (Best In Show) in the vintage bike contest
Route66 Modern Classics www.route66modernclassics.com
Bartels’ Harley Davidson www.bartelsharley.com
Joker Machine www.jokermachine.com
Hagon Shocks www.hagonshocksusa.com
Pabst Blue Ribbon www.pabst.com
Pitfire Pizza www.pitfirepizza.com
Gasser Lounge www.gasserlounge.com
Biltwell Inc. www.biltwellinc.com
One Too Many www.onetoomanydesign.com
The Basement Tavern www.facebook.com/basementtavern
Huge props to the VVMC & friends for their hard work up to the event & then not just volunteering the day of, but working their butts off and making this event shine. You all know who you are, but I have to commend Jeff for his tireless work on the website, Mel for her organization of the lot, Marin for managing the booth, Joe & Dayne as renegade photogs & the morning ride crew, Scotty, Shannon & PDB for bringing everyone back without a scratch!
Big thanks to David Cataldo of LADOT, Chuck Posner of the California Coastal Commission, Inspector Alan Babin of the LAFD, Ivan Speigel, Carolyn Rios & Linda Lucks of the Venice Neighborhood Council, Arturo Pina of the Councilman’s Office & Edizen & Alex Stowell of Venice Paparazzi.
Event produced by Brady Walker [email protected]
VENICE VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE CLUB
Hell City Rockers rocked it at the VVMC.
Dan Coakley-Guitar, Backing Vocals
Curtis Roach-Bass, Backing Vocals
Bryan “Keelgood” Keeling-Drums
This fast rocking ‘new-punk’ band is about to take the music industry and blow its head right off of its teeny little neck. When music fans everywhere have just about given up, we give you HELL CITY ROCKERS…
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