Carolina BMW MOA Breakfast 5/11

lightrailThe next monthly breakfast for the Carolina BMW MOA will be at the Light Rail Restaurant on 5/11 at 9AM.

For more info on the breakfast or to RSVP, please go to the following:

Carolinas BMW Motorcycle Owners Association

Charlotte, NC
141 Riders

We are a club of motorcycle enthusiasts sanctioned by BMW Motorcycle Owners of America that has served the Charlotte, North Carolina region for over 25 years. We hail from bot…

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Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:00 AM
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Guests and prospective members are all welcome!

Sunday, May 11, 2014
9:00 AM
Light Rail Family Restaurant
8045 South Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28273

Carolina BMW MOA Breakfast 4/13


The next monthly breakfast for the Carolina BMW MOA will be at the Light Rail Restaurant on 4/13 at 9AM. Please note that we will have a guest speaker, Mr. Kent Skoug, kent_skoug BMW Riders Association Regional representative,  address our club to share more information about the Riders Association as well as the BMW RA’s upcoming rally.

For more info on the breakfast or to RSVP, please go to the following:

Guests and prospective members are all welcome!

Aerostich Popup Event Raleigh, NC 4/9-4/13


Aerostich is coming to Raleigh with all of the latest riding gear and equipment for a special Five-Day Pop-Up event. Join Aerostich factory sizing experts and see, feel and touch all of the latest Aerostich riding gear, including the all-new, completely redesigned ‘R3′ (Roadcrafter 3) Suit, Roadcrafter City and Tactical Suits, Women’s sized Roadcrafters, Utility Riding Pants, Transit Suits and more. Try on gear, get measured for optional custom alterations and experience the feel and fit of graded sizes.

When: 9AM-7PM daily,  April 9th-13th
Where: 6234-112 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27612.

Along with a full array of Aerostich suits, jackets and pants, riders are invited to check out Aerostich Messenger Bags, Combat Touring Boots, Elkskin and Deerskin Gloves, Tank Panniers, Saddle Bags, Seat Bags, Fleece, Electric Liners…Swap riding stories with us and other area riders, and visit with Mr. Subjective, too.

Please click on the following link for additional information: aero raleigh postcard_1

Visit for more details, and make plans to visit the Aerostich Raleigh pop-up location. Open April 9th-13th from 9am to 7pm daily.

To get a free catalog, call 800 222 1994 or email <>.

3/9 2014 Grand Tour Destinations Posted


2014grandtourANNOUNCEMENT:  The official start to the 2014 Grand Tour has commenced!

For more information on registering, please contact Peter Krenn (

$10 entry fees are payable to Treasurer Sid Welch ( If you also want a Rider Passport, please add an additional $2 to your payment and you will receive a Rider Passport that you can use to keep track of your travels. President Don Green has copies of these.

The 2014 destinations for the Grand Tour have been posted above. Ride safe and enjoy the discovery!

2/8 5th Annual Chili Cookoff Recap

Wonderful attendance at the Chili cookoff at BMW Motorcycles of Charlotte this past Saturday. With multiple contestants competing for the title of Best Chili, competition was fierce!


Competitors in the line up under Flora’s watchful eye.


Various tastings in progress.


An up close view of one of the entries.


Let’s see what we have here…


Wow that chili is something!


Camraderie and donuts – a match made in heaven.


Holly Emerson, Chili cookoff coordinator samples this year’s contestants.

Chili+part+1-9Let’s see how hot this really is.

Chili+part+2-7One of the best chili competitor winners receives her prize  from Russ Brasher, for top Chili. Gift certificates courtesy of BMW Motorcycles of Charlotte.

Special thanks to:

  • Holly Emerson and Russ Brasher for organizing the Chili cookoff,
  • Peter Krenn Photography,
  • BMW Motorcycles of Charlotte for donating the prizes as well as hosting the Carolinas BMW MOA event at their venue.

Green Lane Special at BMW-Ducati of Charlotte

BMW Motorcycles of Charlotte is running a special “Green Lane” special for a limited time.

1) Oil and Filter Special: $69.99 (+ tax) for the brands they carry.  This includes up to 4 quarts of oil, filter, crush washer, and labor. There are some restrictions (Call for details) and synthetic oil is $15.00 more. Take the worry and hassle out of this and let their professionals take care of your motorcycle.

2) Standard Tire Install $29.99 per rim (+ weights and tax) when you purchase your tires from BMW Motorcycles of Charlotte.  Some restrictions will apply and a Tube Style Rim is $10.00 extra.


BMW Ducati Motorcycles of Charlotte

January 28th Club Dinner Turnout – Thank you!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI want to thank the 11 members that braved ‘Snowmageddon 2014′ for last nights dinner.

2x Rich Lodge

2x John ‘O’

1x Bob

2x George Smith

2x Russ Brasher

1x Ross Chess

Though we had some last minute cancellations and no shows we still had a good turnout.  The service was great, the food was good, and as always the company was awesome.  All and all a great start to 2014.

Kyle Rogers
Dinner Captain

Photo courtesy of Dave Selvig.

Feb. 8, 11AM Chili Cook Off at BMW Ducati Motorcycles of Charlotte

Bring your finest chili to compete in a chili cookoff! chili

When: Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014. Event starts at 11AM and concludes at 2PM.
Where: BMW Ducati Motorcycles of Charlotte
731 Westinghouse Blvd. Charlotte, NC
Admission is free.

Here are the details on this Saturday’s chili cook off:

This will be the club’s fifth Annual Chili Cook Off.  

Plan on arriving by 11:00 to set up if you plan on bringing chili for judging. Judging will be by popular choice and will begin at 11:30 am and last until the Chili is gone. 

Rules: Each person gets a raffle ticket to be used for voting for their favorite chili. The most votes is #1, second most is #2 and third most is #3. First Place wins a $75.00 gift certificate, Second Place wins a $50.00 gift certificate, Third Place wins a $25.00 gift certificate  All certificates are to the Dealership.
Cooks: It goes without saying that slow cookers were made for this type of thing. Please bring a serving spoon. If you have an extension cord that would be helpful as well. the club will provide drinks, chips, bowls, tasting cups, spoons, etc. 
If you are interested in participating as a cook please let Holly Emerson know:

Even if you don’t plan on bringing chili, bring a friend or your special someone and be a taster! Chili sampling will be open to everyone that comes in to the dealership that day. There is no cost to participate as a cook or taster. 

BMW Motorcycle Club | Charlotte, NC