Old Bike Ride 9
Sunday, May 22, 2011
Open to all riders of old motorcycles and all old motorcycle riders
The ninth edition of the Old Bike Ride, conceived and still directed by Bob Ohman, is being sponsored by Norton Colorado. The purpose of the Old Bike Ride is to encourage people to bring out their old motorcycles and ride them. The approximately 125-mile route takes us over some of the finest motorcycling roads of the Front Range. It is open to anyone riding a motorcycle made in 1980 or earlier. However, a rider over the age of 65 can ride whatever they wish.
The first 125 riders at the starting point receive a spiffy decal, whether they finish the route or not. This year’s decal will be truly special, but it cannot yet be revealed!
Location and Start Time
The ride will start from the same location as last year’s OBR8: The Golden Hotel, 800 11th St., Golden (corner of 11th and Washington Ave in downtown Golden, on the south side of Clear Creek). Maps will be distributed starting at 8:00 AM. Rider’s Meeting at 9:15. The ride will start at 9:30 promptly.
Breakfast, Lunch, and Beer
The Golden Hotel will provide a cart selling hot coffee and breakfast burritos in the parking lot. This year we will try even harder to remind them of this fact! They also have a full restaurant for sit-down dining starting at 7 am.
There will be a stop for lunch at The Millsite Inn, near Ward on the Peak to Peak Highway, and the ride will end at the Biergarden of the Golden City Brewery, 920 12th St., Golden, three blocks from the Golden Hotel. You’re responsible for paying for your own food and drink.
Need more details? Want to volunteer? Want to stay in the vintage motorcycle loop? Want to buy DVDs from past OBRs? Want to finance Bob’s retirement? Contact: