Rare celebrity bikes at 2012 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Publish Date: 
Feb 24, 2012

CARMEL, Calif. - Quail Lodge Golf Club announced that two iconic motorcycles, Marty Dickerson's "Blue Bike" and Dan Gurney's "Alligator Bike," will be on display at The Fourth Annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering May 5 in Carmel.

The day-long event will pay tribute to the Evolution of the Motorcycle. It will feature Indian Motorcycles while showcasing legendary motorcycles from the past and present, as well as concepts for the future.

For the first time, Gathering will feature a Superbike Class highlighting famous GP racers. The event will also feature bikes in classic Concours classes.

Featured motorcycles include: Marty Dickerson's 1948 Vincent Rapide Racer (known as The Blue Bike) – The iconic Bonneville record-breaker is claimed to be in "as last raced" condition, with all timekeepers' seals intact.

Dan Gurney's All American Racers Gurney Alligator Motorcycle – The race car driver and builder's revolutionary Alligator design features a low center of gravity and feet-forward design for more-than-conventional stability.

A one-day ride in conjunction with the event will wind through 100 miles of Carmel and Salinas Valley back roads and conclude with a private dinner. The fee to participate in The Quail Ride is $295 per rider. Ride participants will also receive a ticket to The Quail Motorcycle Gathering and an invitation to display their motorcycle as an entrant.

Tickets are $65 per person, $15 for children 12 and under. To purchase, visit www.quaillodgetickets.com.

Press release posted by Holly Wagner


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