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Silver Dollar Car Classic Brings Classic Fun to Carson City

The Silver Dollar Car Classic presents their upcoming car shows to be held in Carson City, NV. With many cars shows around the area, these shows are popular events for car enthusiasts who enjoy a wide array of classic cars as well as hot rods and other vehicles. The Silver Dollar Classic has been in operation for many years and you can be sure to catch a glimpse of some of the best cars, as well as live entertainment out there. Bringing together Classics and other cars from all over the Nevada area, expect to find many makes, models and…

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The Four States Mustang Corral

This year marks the 22nd year of the Four States Mustang Corral Show in Texarkana, TX! All of the cars at the show must be Fords or have Ford engines. Though Mustang’s are the most popular car at this show, the show isn’t just for Mustangs. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car. There are a few distinct classes of cars that will be at the show. Each has their own scoring criteria: Concours: This class of cars are for Mustangs that…

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Only Weeks Away from the 2016 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally!

A few months ago, we wrote a blog about the rides we’re most excited about for Sturgis 2016. Now, with most of the other events and musical acts finalized, we’ll give you a full rundown of theCan’t-misss events from this year’s event! A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car. Concerts. Just like in years past, the concerts at Sturgis 2016 will not disappoint, with close to 100 concerts during the week and a half long event. Here is a list of the…

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2016 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

It’s that time of year where we start gearing up for another great year at Sturgis! Like years past, this event will feature some awesome music talent, great rides, awesome food and drinks, and much more. In this blog, we’ll focus on the best rides of Sturgis, and let you know when they are, who will be attending, and where the parties will be hosted after. So, read on to learn about the best rides of Sturgis 2016! A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to…

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The Biggest Auto Shows in the World (Part 2)

We’ve already gone over 5 of the biggest auto shows in the world in Part 1, so without further adieu, here’s Part 2 of the Biggest Auto Shows in the World: The Paris Motor Show The Paris Motor Show is a luxurious event that is notable for being the first motor show in the world when it was started in 1898 by automobile pioneer Albert de Dion. It features the sophisticated elegance of Paris, including wine and art, with some of the most cutting edge vehicles today. Many of the top car manufacturers in the world use the Paris Motor…

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The Biggest Auto Shows in the World (Part 1)

The world loves auto shows. And so do car manufacturers. It’s a chance for companies to show off their latest models and test out new ideas and show off various concept cars. This allows them to make a splash and to gain public feedback. In short, auto shows give auto companies an outlet and a chance to be creative and show off what they have. There are auto shows that take place around the globe, but here are some of the biggest. Tokyo Motor Show Japan is a hotbed of innovation, and the Tokyo Motor Show does not disappoint in…

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Sturgis 2015 – Everything You Need to Know

The folks over at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally have reached a historic landmark—this year marks the 75th anniversary of the biker pilgrimage in South Dakota. As most of you know, Sturgis is my absolute favorite event of the year, which is why I always write a blog about what to expect at the upcoming Rally. Below, you’ll find a list of the best parts of Sturgis 2015, including musical guests, top bars and restaurants, rides and cruises, races and competitions, parties, and more! Did I miss anything? We’ll keep updating this every few weeks to make sure you know exactly…

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Mecum Auto Auctions | The World’s Premier Collector Car Auction

Mecum Auctions recently capped off 2014 with their first event in Austin, Texas, which was their 21st auction of the year. Mecum is one of the largest auto auctions that focus on collector and vintage automobiles, as well as motorcycles, tractors and road art. They host auctions in cities across the United States, including Las Vegas, Kansas City, Houston, Denver, Seattle, Indianapolis, Monterey, and Chicago, just to name a few. Mecum sells a variety of vehicles, but their specialty is classic American muscle cars like the 1967 Corvette they recently sold at the Austin auction. They do auction more modern…

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An Interview With Mark Bilek From The Chicago Auto Show

THE KING OF KINGS If you are into checking out the latest and greatest in cars, then you are into auto shows.  And if you are into auto shows, you know the big ones.  Los Angeles, Detroit, New York, and of course, Chicago.  But if you are not into auto shows, you might not know anything about the largest car show in the nation: the annual Chicago Auto Show heald in Illinois. THE MOST OF EVERYTHING One of the big things that make the Chicago Auto Show really unique is that it has the most of everything.  The most exhibits,…

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74th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 2014

Summer is just around the corner, and that can only mean one thing—the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is near! We’re excited for another year of awesome bikes, crazy people, and beautiful scenery. Here’s our first peek at this year’s Sturgis Rally. Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame Every year, my first stop in Sturgis is at the Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame. Because of that, I’m excited to write that the museum has announced plans to expand, including 3-D renderings of what an expanded building would look like! The Museum is now accepting nominations for 2015! Individuals, organizations, and…

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Laughlin River Run 2014

Spring is here and that means it’s time for the Laughlin River Run! Taking place April 24-28, the Laughlin River Run is the West Coast’s largest motorcycle rally. LRR is hosted on the historic Route 66 in Laughlin, NV and has become a popular spot for Coloradoans to cross the river border and gamble! If you have been itching to take your bike out after this long winter, this is the event for you. Keep reading to see some of the great events at the 2014 Laughlin River Run. Casinos Of course, one of the biggest attractions in Nevada are…

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The Sturgis 2013 After Party

We had another amazing week at Sturgis this year. From the music to the rides, to the awesome parties, Sturgis continues to be my favorite motorcycle event. But, the Sturgis event doesn’t end after the official rally. Here are some of the top events that happen after the Sturgis lights have dimmed. Sturgis Mustang Rally  One of the best features of Sturgis 2013 was the guidebook. Without it, I would never have found the Mustang Barrel Racing event which features the best muscle cars from all over the U.S. The racing was hosted at Lynn’s Dakotamart, just a few minutes…

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Road to Sturgis – 2 Week Countdown

We’ve been counting down to Sturgis 2013 for the past few months, and I can’t believe Sturgis is now less than two weeks away. To rev up your engines down the final stretch, I want to dedicate this blog to some of the can’t-miss attractions in and around Sturgis. Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame If you eat, breathe, and sleep motorcycles like I do, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum is your mecca. Founded in 2001, the museum has steadily grown and now occupies that old Sturgis Post Office.  Their mission statement is fitting: The mission of the Sturgis Motorcycle…

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Road to Sturgis – New Music, Dragbike Racing, and a Bagger Show

We are now a little over two months away from the 73rd Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally! I want to dedicate this blog to talk about some of the recent updates about Sturgis 2013. First, Easyriders Saloon has announced that they will be organizing a Bagger Show on Aug 8 with hosts Road Iron Magazine, Eddie Trotta, and John Shope of Dirty Bird Concepts. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and awards will be announced at 4 p.m. The prizes include a chance at having your bike featured in one of the Easyriders magazines, meeting the editors, winning trophies, or being invited…

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Spring Motorcycle Rallies

We’ve been focusing a lot lately on the Sturgis 2013 Motorcycle Rally this summer, but there are plenty of other rides and rallies to sate your appetite until August. Here’s a list of the top Motorcycle events on my calendar. Chocolate Thunder Motorcycle Run – Paradise, CA Benefitting local youth organizations, the Chocolate Thunder Motorcyle Ride has the added appeal of being located in beautiful California. We’ll be taking a leisurely ride from Paradise on up to Scotty’s Boat Landing in Chico. The rider’s fee includes barbeque, cash prizes, a raffle, and plenty of chocolate, so come out on and…

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Road to Sturgis – All About the Music

Besides the scenic motorcycle rides and delicious food and drink, my favorite part of Sturgis is the world-class music. Every year, the bars and saloons vie to have the most impressive musical lineup to drum up the biggest parties. In this blog, I’ll talk about some of the musical guests that have already been announced as headliners for Sturgis 2013. To get things rolling, the folks at Easyriders Saloon announced last week that Saving Abel will be headlining their week of festivities. According to their website, backyard barbecues, front porch jams, old-fashioned family values and hard-partying rock n’ roll is…

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Road to Sturgis—The Knuckle Saloon

In the second part of our Road to Sturgis blog series, I’m going to highlight perhaps one of the best parties in Sturgis—The Knuckle Saloon. Located in downtown Sturgis, The Knuckle rests on land once owned by Sturgis’ namesake Colonel Samuel D. Sturgis. One of the best parts of the Saloon is the wide selection of events. Between bull riding, sports fighting, rooster roping, car shows, billiards and live music, they’ve got events for everyone. The Knuckle Saloon also houses its own radio station! KNKL is the only station in the country that is totally dedicated to a motorcycle event….

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Road to Sturgis—Mayor’s Ride

Every summer, my high school buddies and I reunited at the greatest biker event on Earth—the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota. Leading up to our time there again this year, I will be writing a series of blog posts about the best rides, restaurants and bars, motorcycle shops, and best-kept-secrets that keep us going back to Sturgis every year. For this blog, I want to highlight one of my favorite rides of the week—the Mayor’s Ride. This ride combines an abundance of scenery and landmarks with great company and a great cause–the proceeds from the ride will go…

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VARA Duel in the Desert

The Vintage Auto Racing Duel in the Desert is a one-of-a-kind event in Pahrump, Nevada. Located at the Mansell track at the Spring Mountain Motorsports Resort and Country Club, this year will feature a new challenge for the veteran VARA drivers. The race track is set up against the beautiful landscape of the Mojave desert, and features beautiful stretches of pavement across the flat desert floor. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote to ship your car. In addition to the race, there will be a…

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2016 Utah International Auto Expo

The new year is off to a roaring start in the auto show world, and the 2016 Utah International Auto Expo will be taking place January 15-18th. For Utah residents, this will be the first show of the year to catch a glimpse of all the new 2016 car models and concepts. Over 350 new cars and trucks will be featured at this event, and attendees will have the opportunity to test over 30+ cars from Dodge, Ford, Chrysler, Jeep, Honda, Ram, Fiat, and Toyota. A-1 Auto Transport ships vehicles worldwide. Click here or call 1-800-452-2880 to get a free,…

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Turlock Swap Meet

Since 1965, the Turlock Swap Meet has convened during the last full weekend of January, kicking off the new year on the right foot. The meet is dedicated to the hobbyists who restore and collect antique and classic automobiles. This is one of the most competitive events of the year for vendors since once you are a vendor, your spot is reserved every year as long as you continue to pay your dues. You can learn more about becoming a vendor here. In addition to showing off their classic cars, there will also be cars for sale! Lots for cars…

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Lake Garnett Grand Prix Revival

One of the more unique car shows in the United States is the Lake Garnett Grand Prix Revival deep in the heart of Kansas. This two day event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the AC Cobra winning the FIA World Championships in 1965. The event begins on Friday night with a BBQ and social mixer at the Garnett Inn and Suites. Starting bright and early on Saturday, attendees can go through registration and begin browsing through the car show in downtown Garnett. Cars will include those in the track and autocross events, as well as plenty of classic cars. After…

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Woodies in the Park

Attention Woodie fans—have we got the perfect event for you! On July 11th, the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, CA will be hosting Woodies in the Park from 10am to 4pm. This event is held each year to commemorate the American classic woodie station wagons. During the event, attendees will be able to peruse the awesome cars and listen to live surf bands. The event is limited to only 80 vehicles, so make sure to register your vehicle ASAP. Because the event is hosted by the Automobile Driving Museum, you’ll also get to hear plenty about the history of…

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Kars Unlimited: Streetscene 2015

Kars Unlimited, a nonprofit group of car enthusiasts in Alleghany Highlands, will be hosting their 37th annual Streetscene Car Show! This year’s event will feature over 200 vehicles of all shapes and sizes, a live concert on Saturday night featuring Stone Canyon and capped off with a fireworks show, a 50/50 raffle, drawing for a flat screen t.v., and lots of food and drink stands.   Date: August 8, 2015   Location: Covington, VA   Social Media:   Facebook: //www.facebook.com/pages/Kars-Unlimited-StreetScene/142236925789048   History: Kars Unlimited was founded in Convington in 1976 and helped bring together car enthusiasts for informal cruise ins,…

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Golden State Classics Car Club

This year, the Golden State Classics Car Club is holding their annual event, the Paso Robles Classic Car Weekend, over Labor Day weekend. Events will take place over September 4th and 5th, where over 300 classic cars are expected to be shown off to the crowds. All cars must be pre-1979 classic cars and must be finished, street legal, licensed, and insured. The Golden State Classic Car Club was founded in 1986 to preserve all types of antique, classic, and custom cars. The Club organizes events to showcase these cars and their owners, as well as raise money for local…

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Contributing Authors

Joe Webster

Joe WebsterJoe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. After college, he started his career in the…

Amanda Williams

Amanda WilliamsAmanda Williams is a mother, an author, and entrepreneur. Her pastimes include the San Diego Padres, anything and everything Disney related, reading for pleasure, running for fun, family trips to Sea World, the San Diego…

Neal Kearney

Neal KearneyGraduating from UCSC with a Bachelor's Degree in history, Neal has been an avid writer since childhood and loves writing about anything from automobiles or motorcycles to surfing. Neal has gotten quite a bit of…

Angela Caito

Angela CaitoAngela Caito wants to live in a world where love is prevalent, her children are happy, and her waist stays thin no matter how many Oreos she eats. She loves hiking, sailing, surfing, camping and…

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