The 28th Annual National Rally will be held July 13 to 16,2006. Northern Arkansas has some great roads to ride and the campgrounds are on the White River in the Table Rock Lake narrows. Time to start planning!!
Posted 1/31/2006 5:22 AM (#13156 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
We have a new Rally page with lots of pictures and information. Also available is a downloadable registration form or you can register online and pay using paypal. A link on the top banner is available or click here:
Posted 5/17/2006 8:31 AM (#16252 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Location: Williston, Fl
I am looking forward to the up coming National Rally and it is not that far off. This will be my 1st and hopefully not my last. But because it is my 1st I do not know what I am doing. Oh that is not a new thing most of the time I don’t. lol.
What I need help with now is how I reserve a tent site. I called the park and the lady I talked to was nice but did not know much.
If I have this right it is only 57 days away.
Posted 5/17/2006 9:48 AM (#16255 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Hi Richard. I think you are pre-registered so that part is paid for and included in that is your camping fee. Now we pretty much just let tent campers put up their tent anyplace they want. So I guess I'm trying to say there isn't any need to reserve, It is first come, first pick on tent spots.
Posted 6/12/2006 12:31 AM (#16930 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Location: DENVER, COLORADO
We planning ???????? to attend. Is it any day-by-day plan of activities?
Hope to bring 8-years old twins(boy & girl). Wonder will they have a company? Is it a showers at the campground? Will it be some place for campfire? Thank you. Vlad.
Posted 6/12/2006 6:05 AM (#16934 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Here is the Rally Schedule -some things may still change but it is close to final. Showers are available on the campgrounds and we plan a nightly campfire.
Thursday July 13, 2006
6AM Coffee is on-Sponsored by Bob’s BMW
10AM Registration opens for early arrivals
ALL DAY Self guided rides-Information available
6PM Weiner Roast-Rally Welcome and Announcements
Friday July 14, 2006
6AM Coffee is on
9AM Registration opens
10AM Guided ride – Jim Kiester
11 AM Lunch ride and shopping in Eureka Springs
3PM Sidecar Technical session/discussion: Piero Bassi 3PM Children's Program, Main Pavilion Alice Mattson
5PM Great Passion Play-Self Host
8PM Meet and greet around the camp fire
Saturday July 15, 2006
6AM Coffee is on
9AM USCA Board Meeting
10AM Registration open
10:30AM Sidecar Technical Session-Mike Wagner
11:AM Deadline for Awards Application
1PM Sidecar Games – Beth Mattson
2:30 PM Show and Shine
3PM Claim Awards
6PM Catered dinner and general meeting
8PM Ice cream ride
8PM Camp fire: Entertainment
6AMCoffeeSnacks 8AM Worship ServiceCMA
Posted 6/21/2006 7:14 AM (#17132 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Just a reminder- Pre-registration closes tomorrow 6/22/06. If you'd like to save a few bucks you can either register using pay pal or have your form postmarked by the deadline.
This is going to be a good one!
Posted 6/22/2006 11:41 AM (#17153 - in reply to #17132) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Hello, Do you need any food vendors there?
Posted 6/22/2006 1:35 PM (#17154 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Patrick, we have a food vendor lined up. I really think one will be enough.
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Arkansas really goes out of their way to welcome motorcycles. They also publish a few tips. They're on their very complete web page but I'll post them here as well.
1. Although Arkansas does not mandate motorcycle helmet use for riders or passengers 21 years of age or older, we strongly recommend wearing DOT-approved helmets as well as protective body wear, boots and gloves.
2. Arkansas summer temperatures can soar above 100 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Centigrade) and fall well below freezing in winter. High temperatures accompanied with highway-speed wind blast can quickly dehydrate riders. Freezing rain, sleet, snow and hypothermia are winter riding concerns. Please ensure you are prepared and have appropriate gear and clothing before beginning your Arkansas motorcycle trips.
3. The same sparsely populated and heavily forested conditions that create excellent riding opportunities provide fertile breeding grounds for deer, opossum and armadillo. Our highways cross their territory and their mothers never told them to look both ways before crossing the road.
4. Ride our curves, but don't exceed your abilities. Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department signs clearly signal hazards and state curve speeds.
5. If your motorcycle's reliability is a concern, keep in mind that cellular phones and pagers don't receive signals in remote - and often prime -- riding areas.
6. Think again before passing that pit stop -- it is possible to ride 150 continuous miles on Arkansas's back roads and never find a gas station.
7. Arkansas welcomes motorcyclists but not inconsiderate individuals with excessively loud exhaust pipes. Please respect the right that Arkansans have to peace and quiet while in their homes or businesses.
8. Not everyone traveling Arkansas's back roads are out for a leisurely ride. Allow passing when possible.
The website has a nice (heavy Harley content) video about riding in Arkansas and a brochure with some suggested rides. I wish all states had this attitude towards motorcycles. 'See you in Beaver this time next week!
Posted 7/12/2006 11:20 AM (#17645 - in reply to #12235) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Wanted to know what the charge would be if people come in on Saturday to look at the bikes? I am not able to go for full rally but may be out for the day on Saturday and wondered if there was a day charge?
Posted 7/12/2006 11:49 AM (#17646 - in reply to #17645) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Location: TROTWOOD,OHIO U.S.A.
I think Joyce has left for the rally. I would say day passes are real cheap or free. I'm leaveing now from dayton, ohio will be their thur am. You can call my cell sat. am and I can fill you in (937) 554-1817
Posted 7/17/2006 12:14 PM (#17759 - in reply to #17656) Subject: RE: 28th USCA National Rally-Beaver Arkansas
Location: TROTWOOD,OHIO U.S.A.
We just got home, sorry my cell did not work their. I hope you came anyway the day pass was $3.00 if you stopped in. We all had a great time will be posting pic's soon as I get some sleep.