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‘Riding into History’ returns to World golf village May 15

Riding Into History, a premier motorcycle event, will return to the World Golf Village near St. Augustine  onriding into history poster May 15, 2010. Author and motorcycle traveler Clement Salvadori will be the Grand Marshal of the event.

The event will feature charity rides, a Concours d’Elegance, the Biker’s Ball, and the Historic Ride. Proceeds from Riding Into History will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

The event is presented by Riding Into History Inc., a 501(c)3 charity organization comprised of volunteer members from several motorcycle organizations, led by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of Northeast Florida (BMWNEF) and the Historic Motorcycle Society (HMS).

Between 300 and 400 antique, vintage, and classic motorcycles from all over the country are expected to enter the Concours, which will feature the Great Bikes of Great Britain. Admission is $10 at the gate for the Concours. Various ticket packages are available for the Biker’s Ball and the Charity Rides.

Craig Vetter, designer and Motorcycle Hall of Fame member, will present seminars at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Admission will be free to these audio-visual presentation, which will be held at the Vetter Theater.

Internationally known motorcycle artist Don Bradley will provide the original artwork for the posters. Posters, t-shirts and other items will be available at and at the event.

The media sponsors are RoadBike and American Iron magazines. Riding Into History is an AMA sanctioned event.

The World Golf Village is located just north of St. Augustine on I-95, exit 323.

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