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|Welcome to the
official home page for Ride for a Vet. Ride for a Vet
is a motorcycle ride beginning during the Memorial Day
weekend parade in Burnsville, Yancey County, North
Carolina which is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2013
at 12:00 pm.
If you would like to register and
be a part of our ride, you can register between
10:00am and 12:00pm. Registration will be on Town Square.
The cost to register in this event
is $20.00 per bike, and $10.00 per extra rider. This
includes dinner for each rider. All riders will ride as
the first wave in the Memorial Day parade, and will then
leave town for a scenic ride in the Blue Ridge
Mountains. There will be live music the night before,
refreshments, a raffle, door prizes, and 50/50. All
proceeds for this event will be donated to the Mount
Mitchell Marine Corps League 1266 to assist veterans who
are unable to assist themselves and must depend on
others for help.
If you need to contact us, you may email us at
rideforavet at rideforavet dot com
or contact Mark Thomas at (828) 467-0259.
If you are interested in being a vendor at the
Memorial Day parade, you can contact Danny McIntosh at (828) 284-0108.
On Friday night May 24 2013, starting at 5:00 pm, the Burnsville Town Square
will be the place to be! Come enjoy a free concert Rockin' The Village Green
with the bands Red Line and Mid Century Rockers while watching
"Cruisin' the way it used to be." Please bring
your chair and join us! For information about the cruise-in
contact Roger Honeycutt at (828) 682-9188 or (828) 208-2821.
Action and still photography shots will be available for cruisers and
motorcycles on Friday and Saturday, provided compliments of Jarret Photography.
James D. Steed will also be at the event taking pictures.
Custom Pinstriping will also be made available at the event, courtesy of 50 year
Motorcycle Pinstriper Tom Love.
We would like to give a very special thanks to...
Please be sure to check out these sponsor hotels for special discounted hotel rates! Be sure to mention our site when contacting these sponsors to receive your discounted rate!
We would like to thank these bands for being a part of our event!
Click here to look at a Smile Box from Last Year's Event!