Thank you to all our grand prize donors and congratulations to the 2019 winners!
BMW MOA (value $15,000)
2019 F 750 GS
For some of us, attending the annual BMW MOA International Rally each year is part of what defines us as BMW enthusiasts. For others, the rally offers a chance to visit with vendors displaying their wares, sit in on a seminar or two or simply to reconnect with old friends over a cold beer while listening to some great music. One thing that gets everyone excited is the chance to win some of the fantastic daily Door Prizes or incredible Grand Prizes.
As is the case every year, this year’s top prize is a new BMW. More specifically, a 2019 F 750 GS equipped with a BMW Navigator VI and a set BMW Vario Cases, which altogether retails for more than $15,000.
IMTBIKE Tours (value $4700)
Best of Portugal Tour (airfare not included)
The only way to really get to know Portugal is by motorcycle and this remarkable country has a lot to offer! Our Best of Portugal Motorcycle Tour encompasses everything you could want to see in a country as beautiful and mesmerizing as the ancient Roman Lusitania: its fantastic beaches, dizzying cliffs, folklore, Fado music, incredible gastronomy, world-famous wines, captivating cities with centuries of history, and of course an abundance of serpentine roads for motorcycling.
On this 12-day Portugal sojourn you’ll sleep in ancient palaces and renovated castles in Lisbon, Porto and Evora, and in the evening dine on Portuguese specialties like Bacalao and Cataplana. During this motorcycle tour, you’ll follow the snaking course of the Douro River through the vineyards used to produce Port wines. All this and more will be yours to enjoy in one of Europe’s best kept secrets, Portugal. (Bike provided: G310R, sharing double room).
Motolumbia Tours and Rentals (value $4664)
Heart of Columbia Tour (airfare not included)
Motolumbia has been running soul-inspiring motorcycle tours and offering multi-brand rentals in Columbia since 2008. As one of the most experienced operators in South America, you are, whether renting or joining a tour, guaranteed excellent service and the newest fleets of bikes available.
The Heart of Columbia Tour, featuring 10 days and 9 nights takes you to the central parts of Columbia. The majestic Andes Mountains split into 3 mountain ranges and we will zig zag around them on endless curves and twisties on this incredible all-paved tour. Highlights include the biggest cobblestone square in Latin America, the underground Salt Cathedral Zipaquira, a plantation tour in the wonderful, colorful coffee region and Cali; the Salsa Capitol of the world. Hope you are ready for a permanent smile.
Trip includes a free upgrade to a BMW F750GS, must be redeemed within 1 year, non-transferable, does not include airfare or optional upgrades.
Edelweiss Bike Travel (value starts at $4060)
High Alpine Tour – Austria | Germany | Italy | Liechtenstein | Switzerland (airfare not included)
Curvy mountain roads abound on this stunning tour of the Alps. Don’t miss it! If you’re looking for a one-week getaway to the most demanding roads in the Alps, this motorcycle tour is made for you! Experience the excitement of serpentine roads, mammoth mountains, and picturesque alpine villages.
The first day of our tour takes us from Munich to the Grossglockner Pass for our first switchbacks. Imagine jagged rock formations, soaring to the sky, framed by curvy, well-maintained roads. On the second day we ride the Dolomites, a region in the Italian Alps, noted for its spectacular scenery. During our rest day in Bolzano, you have the chance to see even more of that. Then we get to the Alps’ most famous road: Stelvio Pass, with a heart-stopping total of 87 switchbacks! An absolutely unforgettable experience!
Sweeping through Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Austria, the next day’s ride will thrill you with its spectacular views and a fabulous Edelweiss picnic served in a beautiful area surrounded by the soaring peaks of the Alps. On our last riding day, we visit one of the fairytale castles of King Ludwig of Bavaria. This week will pass quickly, but the memories will last a lifetime!
Rusmototravel (value $3150)
From Moscow to the Black Sea (airfare not included)
Ride with us on this 13-day, one-way tour of Russia beginning in the historic city of Moscow and ending in the Olympic city of Sochi. Along the way you will enjoy the sun, the sea and the most beautiful roads and views as you travel through 10 different regions of the country. Museums, natural reserves, local food and drink are part of what you will experience during your trip. Secondary paved roads will keep you away from the bustle of traffic as you enjoy the scenic views.
This is a “Turn-Key Ready” tour, offering guides, support vehicles (for larger groups), lodging and some meals. Airfare is not included.
Wheels of Morocco (value $2500)
Atlas Adventures – Off Road Tour (airfare not included)
This motorcycle journey is all about a unique discovery of the Atlas and all its beauty. You will ride on small winding roads, tackle dirt tracks and will climb to nearly 3,000 meters to see the mountain range from up above. Enjoy the untouched beauty of the Atlas Mountains as few have seen them; riding through the cedar forests and exploring the mines around the Midelt, and so much more.
This adventure is for those who have experience in off-road riding on big trail bikes and who want to discover the untouched parts of Morocco in a unique way but with the security of full assistance and guiding.
Ride In Tours (value $1670)
Normandy, D-Day & Loire Valley Tour (airfare not included)
France is a country with a long history and we will take you from its roots up to the D-day invasion in Normandy during this five-day tour. Historic landmarks are ubiquitous on our tour and you will visit several of them including the US cemetery in Collevile, the Beaches of Omaha and Utah, the castles of the Loire Valley, and more. All stopovers will be in historic places. Tour includes BMW 1200GS and single room.
MotoGreece – Motorcycle Tours and Rentals (value $1600)
Gift Certificate (airfare not included)
“A total saturation of curvy mountain road riding with the incredible scenery and views from the coasts to the peaks.” Those were some of the words from a happy MotoGreece customer from the US, trying to describe his motorcycling experience in Greece. Add to that the Mediterranean climate, the local cuisine and the hospitality of the Greeks, and you get a truly memorable motorcycling vacation.
Winner will receive a gift certificate valued at $1600 to use toward the choice of a guided or self-guided tour or motorcycle rental. Join any of our guided tours where we handle all the details or choose a self-guided one and we will show you the routes, tell you all the secrets and make it easy for you to enjoy the amazing county of Greece.
Gift certificate is non-transferable and must be redeemed within 24 months.
BMW Motorrad (value $1597)
Navigator VI System w/Mount, Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 Camera, Fit-for-All Communication System
The Navigator VI does much more than just tell you the way, allowing you to experience magical biking tours. Its large 5-inch touchscreen is the way to boundless driving pleasure. The display's circular polarization filter (CPOL) minimizes reflections and improves contrast, thereby ensuring optimal readability even during direct sunlight. In this way you can maintain an overview at all times. The optional private vehicle assembly kit also enables multifunctional operation. In addition, the pioneering trip technology precisely determines the right way. The optional Smartphone link for real-time traffic information and up-to-date weather reports keeps you fully posted at all times.
It’s compact, lightweight, waterproof, and easier than ever to use. The new VIRB Ultra 30 action camera captures stunning 4K-quality video, and can do it hands-free. A new voice control function allows you to start and stop recording, or take a picture with a simple spoken command.
Rounding out the package is the Fit-for-All comm system which allows you to talk with your passenger, make a call, listen to music and stay on course with the connection to the Navigator.
BigEar Inc (value$1555)
Noise Canceling Convertible Custom Triple Speaker Earbuds
For years we have all struggled to hear our communication systems through the wind and outside road noise while escaping life on our motorcycles. Whether we wanted to listen to our music or hear our wives or buddies, it was always difficult while on the road. To compensate, we’ve purchased systems at a booth, in a store, or online through vendors that claim to have a better solution. We’ve sat in our driveway, installed that system, and boy, did it sound good! Then we went for a ride. Those supposedly new and improved systems did not perform as promised because the wind and road noise rose over 105dB. It was impossible to hear your music or partner over the roar.
Big Ear Inc. has a solution for your frustration on the open road. Finally, you can hear your communication system while enjoying your fantastic motorcycle adventures. Chose if you would like to go with your Bluetooth or just hard wire into your newer communication system. Plug your cord into your Big Ear earplugs, and go. The clarity and sound are unparalleled to anything on the market. Big Ears Custom in-Ear Earbuds that are convertible from Bluetooth to wired to work with all communication systems.
MotoQuest (value $1540)
7 Day Rental on a Single Reservation
MotoQuest offers four motorcycle rental locations on the West Coast from which you may start your motorcycle vacation. You may hire a motorbike from Anchorage, Portland, San Francisco, or Long Beach. You may also take advantage of our one-way rentals and pick up a motorbike at one location and drop it off at another rental location. Have you ever wanted to ride to or in Alaska? How about explore Baja, Mexico or ride the Pacific Coast Highway through Washington, Oregon and California? Whatever the destination is, make the ride your own with a MotoQuest rental. Every rental shop is close to spectacular National Parks and scenic byways. Take a motorcycle holiday and explore the western United States and Alaska by motorcycle and get ready for world-class scenery and roads!
Winner will receive a 7-day rental from any MotoQuest location to be used on a single reservation. Some conditions will apply. Must be used within 18 months.
Adriatic Moto Tours (value $1500)
Adriatic Moto Tours has been delivering exceptional guided and self-guided motorcycle tours for 15 years. Our repertoire includes 21 unique motorcycle tours around Central & Eastern Europe and the Balkans, plus a tour of Laos and Thailand.
As native Slovenians and the first motorcycle tour operator in the area, we started with touring the former Yugoslav countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro, which became our trademark. The Balkans area promises superior touring over the jagged, snow-covered peaks of the Julian Alps and the Balkans Mountains, to unspoiled fishing villages, beaches and medieval cities along the azure-blue Adriatic Coast. We soon added tours to the neighboring Alps, Italy, France, Greece, Turkey and Central Europe, including the iconic capital cities of Prague, Vienna, Krakow, Budapest, and Salzburg.
The winner may choose between the luxury of fully supported guided tours, customized and more flexible self-guided tours or independent rentals. You’ll be rewarded with a late-model motorcycle in top condition, starting from Ljubljana, Slovenia. The winner will be awarded a $1500 gift certificate and needs to be present at the awards ceremony to claim the prize. The prize is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. The prize does not include airfare.
Aerostich (value $1500)
Aero Design & Mfg. Co. Inc. was formed in 1983 to develop a completely new type of textile-based gear for motorcyclists. We wanted to invent a lightweight armored garment offering convenience, comfort, and high levels of protection in bad weather and crashes - all combined in a coverall-type suit made for everyday motorcycle use. That garment was (and still is...) named the Roadcrafter suit.
In 1995 we began adding a few related resale items to Aerostich's mail order catalog. Today our catalog offers several thousand specialized products that help make riding better, safer, more comfortable and easier. Many of the 'Aerostich Riderwearhouse' catalog items are unique, or hard to find elsewhere. We offer several varieties of advanced technology riding suits and provide extensive alteration and repair services. Each product is intended to make motorcycling easier, more convenient, more comfortable, safer or better.
Winner will enjoy a shopping spree of $1500 to purchase the items of their choice.
Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental (value $1500)
Gift Certificate (airfare not included)
Ecuador is a motorcyclist's dream destination. Located on the Equator, this South American country offers year-round riding, thousands of miles of newly paved roads, cheap gasoline, low traffic, and a mega-diversity of terrains, climates, cultures and altitudes -all in a small, flourishing, peaceful, safe, democratic republic. No wonder Motorcycle News calls Ecuador the "Biker's Secret Paradise."
How ever you want to experience the incredible landscapes and cities of Ecuador, we offer three ways you can do it. Whether you want to just rent a bike and strike out on, or need a little help from our self-guided tours or the comfort and comradery of a full motorcycle tour, you will see the best of the country. Winner will have $1500 to spend on the preferred travel choice. Does not include airfare.
Maximal Tours (value $1500)
MAXimal Ecuador Tour (airfare not included)
Let MAXimal Tours subsidize your adventure into the southern hemisphere as you travel over the equator to Ecuador, the motorcycle paradise of South America. Enjoy traveling through the Pacific Coast, the Andes and the Amazon region and experience three of the four major environments of the most diverse countries in the world.
During this 13-day trip, you will visit a World Heritage Site, enjoy the surf of the Pacific Ocean and ride to elevations up to 13,000 feet through the Andes Mountains. Treat your pallet to a variety of exciting food and feel pampered in fine hotels selected for the riders.
This prize is for one gift certificate towards one person's tour. Tour dates Oct 22-Nov. Airfare is not included. Some restrictions may apply.
MotoTrip Tours (value $1500)
Gift Certificate (airfare not included)
Welcome to MotoTrip Tours, a small agency with a big heart and a passion for organizing exquisite motorcycle tours in Europe. We make the plans and do the homework so you get the most beautiful two-wheeled adventure.
Winner may apply the $1500 credit toward any available guided tour to explore Croacia, Corsica, Sardinia and Tuscany and more. Ride the Alps and the Dolomites or explore the Adriatic Coast and the Balkans. Whichever one you choose, you will ride with your guide, a passionate motorcyclist and professional photographer, who is eager to share with you his love for trips, endless roads and new places. Certificate is valid for one year.
Motoxplorers (value $1500)
The Great Navigators Route, Self-Guided Tour (airfare not included)
Escape from your routine and enjoy this 4-day tour in the outstanding southern Portugal. You will be welcomed by amazing scenery and the warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Explore unspoiled fishing villages, the delicious roads of the Monchique Mountains and the wineries of the Alentejo Region. So many treasures await you in the beautiful Portugal.
This trip allows you to be independent and free to travel at your own pace. This is the main idea behind self-guided tours. Dispense with the guide, and support vehicle and spend your days traveling the way you choose. All the information on the route is conveniently accessible from a GPS and all hotel details are handled by Motoxplorers' specialists. We add a TourBook with all the tips and tricks and secrets on the region and you are all set to live your adventure, on your own. Prize includes rental of an F750GS, 3 nights hotel in 4 Star or above lodging.
Revzilla.com (value $1500)
RevZilla was founded in 2007 by a core team of riders whose sole goal was bringing the best possible shopping experience to any enthusiast who visits us, in-store or online. At RevZilla, we know that a large and rider-specific product selection is a commodity within the world of motorcycle gear and parts web sites. There is a lot of competition out there and to an extent we all have overlapping product selections. We hope our straightforward and fair customer approach differentiates us from the pack and speaks to how serious we are about putting our customer's satisfaction as our number one priority.
For us, the customer always comes first and we do our darndest to make sure that each customer has an experience which is exemplary of our brand.
Winner will receive $1500 e-certificate to purchase choice of items. Must be present to win.