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The Coast To Coast Race Of The Century

Motorcycle Cannonball 2016

By Law Tigers
9/7/2016


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Law Tigers, America’s Motorcycle Lawyers, is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s Motorcycle Cannonball. The Motorcycle Cannonball is a truly unique motorcycling experience. In just a short time, it has become a highly anticipated annual event that attracts riders and collectors from all corners of the world.

The event made its debut in 2010 with a small group of riders demonstrating that vintage motorcycles could withstand the ultimate road riding test- traveling coast to coast. The grueling event is a true test of each rider’s ability to restore, maintain, and navigate a 100-year-old motorcycle, while teaching rider and machine the meaning of the word endurance.

This year, coordinators have planned an authentic Century Race. Only motorcycles that are at least 100-years old will be allowed to qualify for the event- those machines manufactured in 1916 or earlier. Adding to the century theme- and maintaining the exclusivity of the Motorcycle Cannonball- only 100 riders will be selected to take part is this groundbreaking venture.

Details of each individual stop are all laid out for the participants and coordinators have planned a scenic route that will be challenging, but at the same time, manageable for the smallest single speed machines.

The 100 lucky participants will leave Atlantic City, New Jersey on September 10. They will traverse 3,400 punishing yet beautiful miles cross country to reach their destination in San Diego, California on Monday, September 26. Participants will ride 16 of the 17 days, with only one day off. The rest day will be on a week day when businesses are open, allowing riders the opportunity to procure necessary supplies. Riders will cover approximately 300 demanding miles per day, primarily on two-lane back roads with only 100 miles total on interstate highways.

The ride will commence late morning in Atlantic City, where riders will cross the Delaware River before entering the southern portion of Pennsylvania through Gettysburg. Riders will cross the Appalachian Mountains in the northern region of West Virginia on their way to Ohio and Indiana. The journey continues across the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau, Missouri heading toward the Ozarks. Beyond the Ozark Mountains lie the sprawling Kansas plains, beckoning riders closer to the Front Range of the Rockies at Pagosa Springs, Colorado. At an elevation of 10,856 feet, Wolf Creek Pass marks the spot for crossing the Continental Divide. Riders will prepare for an overnight rest at the Grand Canyon’s southern rim after entering Arizona in the Four Corners region. After departing the southern rim, riders will trek through the desert by way of Joshua Tree National Park, and head for the event’s conclusion in San Diego.

Banquets will be served at the start and the finish, with several receptions and scheduled meals along the way.

For more details, event rules, and registration, visit www.motorcyclecannonball.com.

The Law Tigers, America’s Motorcycle Lawyers are tireless advocates of injured motorcyclists everywhere and are proud to be the official attorney sponsors of this year’s Motorcycle Cannonball. Most Law Tiger Motorcycle Attorneys are riders themselves, and understand the intricacies of riders, their machines, and motorcycle injury law. This experienced group of motorcycle attorneys have assisted thousands of injured riders in securing the compensation they deserve, and they stand ready to do the same for you. If you are injured in a motorcycle accident call 1-800-529-8443 or visit www.LawTigers.com



MOTORCYCLE CANNONBALL 2016 SCHEDULE



Thursday, September 8 Pre-Event

Breakfast available, Golden Nugget Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey

24 hours Bean & Bread

7:00 AM EDT Michael Patrick’s

7:00 AM Starbucks

8:00 AM The Buffet

8:00 AM to 12:00 noon Registration, Hatteras 1 Room, 4th floor, Golden Nugget Hotel

8:00 AM to 12:00 noon Motorcycle Inspection, Golden Nugget Hotel Parking Lot

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Optional Practice Run (14 miles), starts at Golden Nugget Hotel

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Registration, Hatteras 1 Room, 4th floor, Golden Nugget Hotel

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM Motorcycle Inspection, Golden Nugget Hotel Parking Lot


Friday, September 9 Pre-Event


Breakfast available, Golden Nugget Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey

24 hours Bean & Bread

24 hours Michael Patrick’s

7:00 AM EDT Starbucks

8:00 AM The Buffet

8:00 AM to 12:00 noon Registration, Hatteras 1 Room, 4th floor, Golden Nugget Hotel

8:00 AM to 12:00 noon Motorcycle Inspection, Golden Nugget Hotel Parking Lot

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM Optional Practice Run (14 miles), starts at Golden Nugget Hotel

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM Classroom Session for all Riders, Newport Room, 4th floor, Golden Nugget Hotel

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Social Hour, Grand Ballroom Foyer, 3rd floor, Golden Nugget Hotel

7:00 PM Welcome dinner followed by mandatory meeting for all participants,

Grand Ballroom A/B, 3rd floor, Golden Nugget Hotel


Saturday, September 10 Official Start, Stage 1 (152 miles)


Breakfast available, Golden Nugget Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey

24 hours Bean & Bread

24 hours Michael Patrick’s

7:00 AM EDT Starbucks

8:00 AM The Buffet

8:00; 8:10; 8:20 AM Class I, II, III riders depart the Golden Nugget Hotel

8:45 AM All motorcycles in place, Harry’s Oyster Bar, The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey

9:30; 9:45; 10:00 AM EDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III, Harry’s Oyster Bar, The Boardwalk, Atlantic City, New Jersey

1:15 PM Hosted Lunch, Chesapeake Harley-Davidson, Darlington, Maryland

3:40; 3:55; 4:10 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Best Western, York, Pennsylvania



Sunday, September 11 Stage 2 (228 miles)


6:00 AM EDT Breakfast available, Best Western

7:00 AM Breakfast available, Comfort Inn

7:30; 8:00; 8:30 AM EDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III, Best Western

12:15 PM Hosted Lunch, Cumberland Maryland Airport, West Virginia

4:05; 4:10; 4:15 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Triple S Harley-Davidson, Morgantown, West Virginia

4:30 PM Hosted Dinner, Triple S Harley-Davidson

5:30 PM Parc Fermé (Motorcycles on display) closes, Triple S Harley-Davidson



Monday, September 12 Stage 3 (218 miles)


6:00 AM EDT Breakfast available, Fairfield Inn

6:00 AM Breakfast available, La Quinta

6:30 AM Breakfast available, Courtyard

8:00; 8:30; 9:00 AM EDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III, Fairfield Inn

11:40 AM Hosted Lunch, S & P Harley-Davidson, Williamstown, West Virginia

4:10; 4:15; 4:20 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Hampton Inn, Chillicothe, Ohio



Tuesday, September 13 Stage 4 (224 miles)


6:00 AM EDT Breakfast available, Hampton Inn and Suites

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Christopher Inn and Suites

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Quality Inn

8:00; 8:30; 9:00 AM EDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III, Hampton Inn and Suites

10:25 AM Hosted Lunch, Powder Keg Harley-Davidson, Mason, Ohio

4:00; 4:10; 4:20 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I, Harley-Davidson of Bloomington, Bloomington, Indiana



Wednesday, September 14 Stage 5 (247 miles)


6:00 AM EDT Breakfast available, Fairfield Inn & Suites

6:00 AM EDT Breakfast available, Holiday Inn Express

6:00 AM EDT Breakfast available, Holiday Inn Bloomington

8:15; 8:45; 9:15 AM EDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III, Fairfield Inn & Suites

4:10; 4:20; 4:40 PM CDT Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Water Street, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

5:00 PM CDT Hosted Dinner, Port Cape Girardeau

6:15 PM CDT Parc Fermé closes, Water Street



Thursday, September 15 Stage 6 (249 miles)


6:00 AM CDT Breakfast available, Auburn Place Hotel

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Holiday Inn Express

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Pear Tree Inn Medical Center

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Pear Tree Inn West

7:30; 8:15; 8:45 AM CDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Auburn Place Hotel

4:25; 4:30; 4:35 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; University Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Missouri



Friday, September 16 Stage 7 (235 miles)


6:30 AM CDT Breakfast available, University Plaza Hotel

7:45; 8:30; 9:00 AM CDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; University Plaza Hotel

11:45 AM Hosted Lunch, Commercial Bank parking lot, Parsons, Kansas

4:10; 4:15; 4:15 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum, Augusta, Kansas

4:30 PM Hosted Dinner, Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum

5:30 PM Parc Fermé closes, Twisted Oz Motorcycle Museum

6:00 PM Approximate arrival time, Wichita Marriott, Wichita, Kansas



Saturday, September 17 Stage 8 (184 miles)


7:00 AM CDT Breakfast available, Wichita Marriott

9:00; 9:30, 10:00 AM Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Wichita Marriott

3:55, 4:00, 4:10 PM Finish Times for Classes I, II, III; Boot Hill/Front Street, Dodge City, Kansas

4:30 PM Hosted Dinner, Boot Hill/Front Street

6:00 PM Parc Fermé closes, Boot Hill/Front Street



Sunday, September 18 Rest Day, Dodge City, Kansas


6:00 to 9:30 AM CDT Breakfast available, Best Western Plus Country Inn

6:00 to 10:00 AM Breakfast available, Comfort Suites

6:00 to 10:00 AM Breakfast available, Hampton Inn & Suites

8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Shops available to work on motorcycles, Dodge City:

G&G Car & Truck Supercenter, 405 S 2nd Ave, 620-225-4126

Lewis Ford-Lincoln, 200 Military St, 620-227-3673

Dodge City Harley-Davidson, 1310 S 2nd Ave, 620-227-6351


Monday, September 19 Stage 9 (272 miles)


6:00 AM CDT Breakfast available, Comfort Suites

6:00 AM CDT Breakfast available, Best Western Plus Country Inn

6:00 AM CDT Breakfast available, Hampton Inn & Suites

8:00; 8:45; 9:15 AM CDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Comfort Suites

4:05; 4:10; 4:15 PM MDT Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Courtyard, Pueblo, Colorado



Tuesday, September 20 Stage 10 (264 miles)

6:00 AM MDT Breakfast available, Hampton Inn & Suites--Southgate

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Courtyard Pueblo Downtown

7:15; 8:00; 8:30 AM MDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Hampton Inn & Suites--Southgate

11:00 AM Hosted Lunch; Cole Park, Alamosa, Colorado

4:50; 5:05; 5:20 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, II; Durango Harley-Davidson, Durango, Colorado



Wednesday, September 21 Stage 11 (262 miles)

6:00 AM MDT Breakfast available, Holiday Inn

6:30AM MDT Breakfast available, Comfort Inn & Suites

6:30AM MDT Breakfast available, Best Western Plus Rio Grande

8:00; 8:30; 9:00 AM MDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Comfort Inn & Suites

10:25 AM MDT Quick Stop, Four Corners Monument; New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Arizona

3:45; 3:50; 4:00 PM MST Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Holiday Inn Express, Page, Arizona



Thursday, September 22 Stage 12 (195 miles)


6:00 AM MST Breakfast available, Holiday Inn Express

6:00 AM Breakfast available, Super 8

6:00 AM Breakfast available, La Quinta

6:30 AM Breakfast available, Clarion

7:30; 8:00; 8:30 AM MST Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Holiday Inn Express

1:00 PM No-host Lunch; Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

3:55; 4:00; 4:05 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, I; Holiday Inn Express, Williams, Arizona



Friday, September 23 Stage 13 (232 miles)


6:30 AM MST Breakfast available, Holiday Inn Express

6:00 AM Breakfast available, La Quinta

6:30 AM Breakfast available, Quality Inn

7:30; 8:00; 8:30 AM MST Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Holiday Inn Express

11:25 AM Hosted Lunch, Mother Road Harley-Davidson, Kingman, Arizona

3:35; 3:45; 3:55 PM Finish Times for Classes III, II, II; Querio Drive, Lake Havasu City, Arizona

4:00 PM Hosted Dinner

5:00 PM Parc Fermé closes, Querio Drive
 

Saturday, September 24 Stage 14 (241 miles)

6:00 AM MST Breakfast available, Quality Inn

6:00 AM MST Breakfast available, Hampton Inn

7:00; 7:45; 8:15 AM MST Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Quality Inn

11:35 AM PDT Hosted Lunch, Luckie Park, Twentynine Palms, California

3:50; 4:00; 4:10 PM PDT Finish Times for Classes III, II, I, Best Western Plus, Palm Desert, California



Sunday, September 25 Stage 15 (101 miles); Grand Finish

7:00 AM PDT Breakfast available, Holiday Inn Express

7:00 AM Breakfast available, Best Western Plus

8:00; 8:30; 9:00 AM PDT Official Start Times for Classes I, II, III; Holiday Inn Express

10:40 AM Hosted Lunch, Temecula Harley-Davidson, Temecula, California

1:30 PM Grand Finish, Visitor Center, Carlsbad, California

3:30 PM Parc Fermé closes, Visitor Center

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Social Hour, Horizon Ballroom Foyer, Holiday Inn, Carlsbad

7:00 PM Farewell dinner, Horizon Ballroom, Holiday Inn, Carlsbad



Monday, September 26 Travel home safely


6:30 AM PDT Breakfast available, Holiday Inn

6:30 AM Breakfast available, Staybridge Suites


Total distance = 3304 miles
 
 
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