Four Winds BMW Riders
Riding from the Three Rivers to the Four Winds...

Pittsburgh Photo 2013 Ron Janoski 86Welcome to the Four Winds BMW Riders club, founded in the early 60's by a small group of BMW enthusiasts in western PA.  The first Four Winds Rally was held in 1967.  We host the longest consecutively running BMW rally in the country, predating the existence of any national BMW club.  We're located in the Pittsburgh metro area and enjoy excellent riding here and in Ohio, West Virginia and Maryland.

View of downtown Pittsburgh’s three rivers from Mount Washington. 
© 2013 Ron Janoski

PVGP Week Events
10-DAYS OF MOTORSPORT EVENTS MAKE THE PVGP THE LARGEST VINTAGE RACE EVENT IN THE COUNTRY

The charity Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix, Sponsored by the Greater Pittsburgh Automobile Dealers Foundation packs a dozen events into 10 days.    Clicking this LINK will give you just a flavor of what has become PVGP Race Week and when and where you can join in.  Historic cars are all over town this week -- maybe right in your neighborhood!

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Mingo Creek Park, Finleyville, PA, Pavillion #9  Google Map

Driving Directions here.  Park Map here.  Article about the park here.

Burgers, dogs and drinks provided. Bring side dishes.

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Shelby and Mustang are the featured Marque brands this year.

Motorbikes of all historic, vintage and antique brands are welcome to join in and strut their stuff. Bring on the Italians, Americans, Brits, Asians, Germans, and more! 

In keeping with the spirit of the PVGP, all Classic, Vintage, Antique and Historic Racing motorbikes are invited to participate in the PVGP International Show at Schenley Park. Show runs from 9:30 AM until 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday.  All the DETAILS and maps here. 

Since 2012 motorbike friends, collectors and enthusiasts have met on the hill above the serpentine of Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park during the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix.  Take in the auto races and shows, and enjoy a picnic under the shade trees at the Motorbikes PVGP tent.  Keep an eye on our Forums and their Facebook page.

RA Logo8988 Rawiga Road, Seville Ohio 44273   GPS: N41 1 41.88 W81 48 59.994

BMW RA Website details     Facebook Page     Click for Map

Join us for our annual summer camp-out at our beautiful location generously hosted by long-time BMW riders and RA Club Members Kent and Pamela Ringstmeier on their private grounds. Enjoy some of Ohio’s best riding through Amish Country and the Mohican State Park. If you haven’t attended this event in the past you’re missing a lot of fun and good times with fellow motorcyclists. This is a beautiful location with excellent riding in all directions. The RA will provide coffee, tea, hot chocolate and drinking water, lot’s of raffle prizes and a Saturday evening pot luck dinner. A gas grill and stoves are available with several restaurants nearby. The donation can and a 50/50 drawing will be utilized to cover rented equipment and other costs. Lots of cool shaded camping among trees or sleep under the stars in the grassy field. There will be Porta-lets, and a hot shower. Please contact Host Kent Ringstmeier (330-421-1039) or Sibley Poland (740.485.0502) for more info about this Ohio RA event.

Join us for the 2019 Four Winds Rally in New Bethlehem PA

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   ***   Bike Displays   ***   Tech Sessions   ***   Field Games   ***   Bonfire   ***   Rides  ***  Prizes

Details on main Rally Info page.   Pre-register by mail or in the online Storefront.

Pre-registration discount deadline Aug. 5th!  

Moraine Mtg. 2019 bikes

This President’s Corner is a little late. We took our grandkids to New York City last week. We stayed at the Marriott in Times Square and did all the usual crazy, tourist things. We all agreed NYC is a great place to visit and an even better place to leave. There is no place like home in Western PA.  The Moraine State Park shelter house meeting was great. Vince and I rode to Moraine on SR 528 out of Evans City. It is a wonderful, twisty, scenic road. We got in some extra saddle time, since we got lost and ran into Leo on the wrong side of the lake. It was a good place to get lost.   Cont'd. Here         More Photos in Album HERE

Brews Bands Bikes Mercer 2019

Where: Courthouse Square, 120 S. Diamond St, Mercer, PA 16137  Map here

What:   1979 and Older Bike Show, Music, family friendly & FREE
When:   Sat. Aug. 3rd, 11 am - 5 pm 
Rain date:   August 10th

Facebook Page for details

Steel City Mods Rockers 2019

WHAT:  10th Annual Steel City Mods vs. Rockers vintage motorcycle and scooter rally featuring different custom motorcycles and scosoters, a pin-up contest, live music, prizes and demo rides.  Facebook Page

WHEN: Saturday Aug. 10  from 11 am to Sun. Aug. 11 at 5 pm   Details and Map Here.

WHERE: Parking lot of Bicycle Heaven, RJ Casey Industrial Park, 1800 Preble Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

The tenth will also be the last, as they’re looking to rename the event and are asking the attendees to help decide on the new identity.  Great article and photos HERE.

Mike Seate Cafe Racer Show Sewickley 2019War Memorial Park, 811 Blackburn Road, (Behind the YMCA), Sewickley Borough, PA 15143

$10 bike entry, $5 gen. admission, Food trucks, Gear vendors, Prizes, Trophies  Details HERE

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MOA Getaway LogoMOA Getaways are hotel/resort based events for those who enjoy riding to faraway places but don't camp. Some call these events rallies, but with crowds of less than 100 and a sense of exploration, this isn't the traditional motorcycle rally.  MOA honchos do the legwork of getting the dinners set up and negotiate room discounts. All you have to do is show up, ride great roads, visit with old friends and meet new ones!  Full List of all 2019 MOA Getaway locations and dates here.  Brochure HERE.

Aug 23-24: COPPER MOUNTAIN, ColoradoMOA Getaway Logo circles
Sep 6-7: PINE MOUNTAIN, Kentucky
Sep 20-21: JAY PEAK, Vermont
Sep 27-28: CEDAR CITY, Utah
Oct 4-5: TOMAH, Wisconsin
Oct 25-26: KERRVILLE, Texas

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