State H.O.G. Rally
June 3-6 at the Clarion Hotel [2227 Old Fort Parkway, Murfreesboro, Tenn., 615-896-2420]. Will feature guided and self-guided rides, live music from local bands, a poker run, exhibitions and field events that all end with the nationwide race at Nashville Superspeedway. Visit www.tnstatehogrally.com for more information or call 615-255-3442.
British in the Blue Ridge Rally
June 5-7 at Bald Mountain Campground in Hiawassee, Ga. Sponsored by the Greater Atlanta British Motorcycle Association. For more info, go to www.gabma.us.
3rd Annual American Dream Charity Ride
June 6 starting at American Dream Home Lending [4710 Hixson Pike, Hixson, Tenn.]. Register from 9-10 a.m.; first bike out at 10 a.m. This benefits the Serenity Pointe Homeless shelter for women and children [www.serenitypointe.org]. For more info, go to www.americandreamcharityride.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.
1st Riding for Souls
June 13 at Cornerstone General Baptist Church, [1415 E. Broadway, Gallatin, Tenn.]. Begins with an all-you-can-eat breakfast at 7 a.m. with door prizes followed by the ride at 10 a.m. All proceeds will go to the Scholarship Fund for the 2010 Honduras Mission Team. For more info, contact Jackie Leath at leathball32(at)nctc(dot)com.
8th Annual Lynchburg Motorcycle Rally
June 19 at Wiseman Park near Lynchburg, Tenn. Stunt shows, vendors, food, music, free Jack Daniels distillery tours, custom bikes, dyno. All bikes, all riders welcome. For more info, go to www.lynchburgtnchoppers.com.
AMA Grand National Flat Track
June 20 at Volunteer Speedway [14095 Andrew Johnson Hwy., Bulls Gap, Tenn.]. Sponsored by Harley-Davidson, these are 1/2 mile dirt track motorcycle races. For more info, go to www.volunteerspeedway.com.
Road Rash Biker Bash
Aug. 14-16 at Martin Farm [8700 Battlecreek Rd., South Pittsburg, Tenn]. Sponsored by Road Rash Magazine, this is the eighth anniversary for the bike rally. Gates open noon Friday close sundown Sunday. Festivities include live music, motorcycle rodeo events, biker games, mud pit, food/clothing/parts vendors, bike show, and more. Admission is $30 per person in advance, $40 per person at the gate. For more info, go to www.roadrashmag.com.