AMA Superbikes, Round 4
May 1-3 Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Ala. For more info, go to www.barbermotorsports.com.
Share the Road Festival and Ride
starting at noon on May 2 at Bicentennial State Capitol Mall Park [600 James Robertson Parkway, Nashville, 615-741-5280]. Sponsored by Motorcycle Awareness Foundation of Tennessee and the Tennessee Department of Safety. There will be a free T-shirt, food, a silent auction, music and more. For more information visit www.maft.us.
10th Annual Two-Strokes Street-Bike Meet
May 4-10 Deal's Gap, N.C.. Sponsored by Kawasaki Triples Worldwide, this annual meet attracts up to 100 two-stroke street bikes, with even some international visitors. Headquartered at Deal's Gap Motorcycle Resort [17548 Tapoco Road, Tapoco, N.C., 828-498-2231], with a group ride on Saturday over the Cherohala Skyway. For more info, see our cover story or visit www.kawasakitriplesworldwide.com or www.3cyl.com.
Easy Riders V-Twin Bike Show Tour
May 7-9 at Morial Convention Center [900 Convention Center Blvd., New Orleans, La., 504-582-3023]. This event is part of the Broken Spoke Bike Week 2009. It includes vendors, live music, Plantation poker runs, and a huge after-party. For more info, go to easyridersbikeshow.com.
European Riders Rally
May 15-17 Burkesville, Ky. Sponsored by the BMW Motorcycle Club of Nashville. All riders welcome. For more info, go to www.bmwmcon.org/rally.html.
Thunder on the Rock Bike Rally & Concert
May 22-24 in Monteagle, Tenn. There will be bike games, mud wrestling, a bike show, and the Thunderette calendar girl contest. Musical guests include Big Engine, Tracy Lawrence, and Atlanta Rhythm Section. Tickets are $40 in advance or $50 at the gate. For more information, visit www.thunderontherockonline.com.
Fourth Annual Iron Titans Motorcycle Rally and Swap Meet
June 12-14 at the Tazewell County Fairgrounds [713 Fairground Rd., Tazewell, Va., 276-988-7300]. All proceeds from this event go to the Shriners Hospital for Children. The rally includes live music, a "bug-run," bike shows, vendors, contests, and a poker run on June 14. To find out more about the rally or to be a sponsor or vender, go to www.irontitansmotorcyclerally.com or call 276-988-6438.