Brave Participants Show at the First Mystery Stop!

The weather is definitely not on our side this year! It was cold and wet at Cooter’s Place!!!

BUT….We did have 23 Riders brave the weather and show up in Luray Virginia. Despite the weather, the participants had fun, took a look around, got something to eat and took in the memorabilia from the TV Show Dukes of Hazzard.

I’d like to say “Thank You” to Alma and Ben (Cooter), who gave us permission to use their Grand Opening as our first Mystery Stop.

Our Second Mystery Stop will be May 27th….But that’s all you get right now. The rest will be revealed in 6 days….


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May is Motorcycle Awareness Month!

VDOT to Begin Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Campaign

May 1st through May 31st

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the Virginia Coalition of Motorcyclists (VCOM) have discussed VDOT’s upcoming annual Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Campaign which will begin next week.  VDOT will be utilizing changeable message signs, portable changeable message signs, highway advisory radio, and 511 to remind motorists to watch for motorcycles and to share the road.

VCOM welcomes VDOT’s concern for motorcycle safety along with their efforts, both past and present, to work with VCOM in order to make Virginia roads safer for motorcyclists.  As always if you have any questions or comments concerning this or any other matter regarding motorcycle law and/or motorcycle safety, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Matt Danielson
McGrath, Danielson, Sorrell & Fuller
The Motorcycle Law Group

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It took a little time but shirts are on sale now!!!

Just Click Here to preorder your shirts. We will be taking orders until September 15th so they are ready by the End of Tour Party.

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There Is Alot Coming Up!!!

The First Mystery Stop is almost here!!!

DON’T FORGET — May 6th at Cooter’s Place in Luray, Virginia – I will be there from 10am to 4pm to stamp your books. It’s also worth 10 Points…So I hope to see you there.

It’s going to be set up like a human scavenger hunt, you will have to find me on the grounds. Now I have tried to make this easier for you. I will be posting to FB on my current location and I will be wearing a Bright Neon Yellow Shirt that has “Motorcycle Grand Tour Coordinator” written on the back.


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Our 1st Mystery stop is:

Cooter’s Place in Luray, VA

For their Grand Opening! Cooter’s is open from 9am til appx 10pm May 6th.

Admission to the Property is FREE

If you want to stay for the Jamboree and Tom Wopat Concert you can purchase tickets through Cooter’s Website for $20/per person. There are a limited amount of tickets for sale.

I will be on-site from 10am to 4pm. I will be wearing a Neon Yellow Tshirt with “Motorcycle Grand Tour Coordinator” printed on the back. Cooter’s does have Wi-Fi so keep your FB open, I’ll be communicating on FB as to where I am on the property. Find me and you get your Passports stamped for 10 points. If you purchased tickets to the concert, I’ll give you an extra 5 points.

Look forward to seeing everyone there.

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May 6th   10am to 4pm

Cooter’s Place in Luray, Virginia

4768 U.S. Highway 211 West
Luray, VA 22835

Store Hours: Sunday thru Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday & Saturday 9am-9pm

There are a limited amount of tickets for the Jamboree so if you want to attend you need to get your tickets now. Let me know if you are going to stay for the music.

How this Mystery Stop will work!

You will need to find me on the site. I will be wearing a Neon Yellow Tshirt with “Motorcycle Grand Tour Coordinator” on the back. So now you’re thinking this is a big place and how am I going to do that.

Well the answer is easy, I will be posting to Facebook my location, it will change so keep checking once you are on site. I will let you know what building I’m in. Think of it as a “Human Scavenger Hunt”! It’ll be fun and there is alot of cool things to see. So I’ll keep reminding you and hope to see you there!!!


MAY 6 @ 10:00 AM7:00 PM

Shenandoah Jamboree Concert featuring Tom Wopat Tickets Now On Sale Single Tickets

Doors Open at 6pm – Show starts at 7pm (Very Limited Seats Avaiable)

Tom Wopat has been enteraining audiences with his rich baritone since the 1970’s. He is best know for his role as “Luke Duke” on the TV series “The Dukes of Hazzard.” However, his versatile talents have been there from the beginning, and on full display in a career reaching from his television work of the ‘70s and ‘80s to high visibility Broadway roles in 1999’s Annie Get Your Gun and 2008’s Catered Affair (he received Tony Award nominations for both), as well as ChicagoForty-Second St., Sondheim on Sondheim and more.

We feel fortunate that we can spend an unforgetable evening with this World Class Talent. Come Join Us!

Season Tickets Now Available Shenandoah Jamboree Concert featuring Tom Wopat Tickets Now On Sale

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It was another beautiful weekend to get out and ride! We have some great pictures on our FB Page and our current Participants are well on their way to earning their minimum points to be eligible for the $1000 Grand Prize at the End of the Tour.

If you haven’t registered, do so now and have your passport by next weekend. Right now the forecast for next weekend is mid to upper 60’s and more importantly, NO RAIN!!! I do believe Spring has finally Sprung. Also remember that once you get your minimum sponsor points for the Grand Prize, you don’t have to be present to win. You do have to be present at the End of Tour Party for the rest of the prizes though. The Party is alot of fun and one you don’t want to miss.

I will be revealing the location of the 1st Mystery Stop at the end of the week. This stop will be alot of fun and who doesn’t like a good scavenger hunt. But in this case, it’s a human hunt. I’ll be on FB the whole day letting you know where I am at the site to get your 10 Bonus Points. Here are a couple of hints, there will be music, there’s a cool country shop and lots of other things to see. Have any idea where it is???

Have a Good Evening and I’ll be back soon!!!

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If you would like the GPS file for Garmin, please email me at

I am unable to download the file to this site. Thanks

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For most of us, today was a really crappy day and it’s still not over. I see dark clouds as I look out of my office and waiting for the skies to open up again. But the good news is, this weekend is going to be great riding weather. We have had 9 more people sign up, just today. So it’s never too late to start the Grand Tour.

We also have some great participants that are helping to make this Tour a success. Cal Hagan will be forwarding GPS files for the tour that are compatible with a Garmin GPS. This can help you locating some of the sponsors if you use a GPS. So as soon as the files are forwarded to me, I will be posting on this site.

If you haven’t registered, do so now and you could be riding this weekend!!!

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I’ve gotten quite a few calls in the past couple of days concerning registration.

REGISTRATION will remain open! The Grand Tour runs from now through October 20th, so there is plenty of time to register and earn your points. We started the Grand Tour a week early because everyone was getting cabin fever and last Saturday the weather was perfect for riding, so it was time to start.

This doesn’t mean you are behind or won’t have time to do the Grand Tour. This event is a “Do as you want”, there is no specific order you need to complete the Tour and for those that have time restraints, you only have to earn 127 Sponsored Points to be eligible for the $1,000 Grand Prize.

So get your registration in, I’ll mail your passport and you can begin the Tour. It’s as easy as that. What’s a better way to try to win $1000, you get to get out on your bike, enjoy beautiful scenery, fun events, great food and good company with your riding companions.

The 1st Mystery Stop will be revealed at the end of next week! Have a good evening and I’ll get back soon.

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