More than 2000 enthusiants of motorcycle are arrived in Quail Lodge & Golf Club Hosts for 6th annual Quail iconic award ceremony and 100 riders who participated in a scenic 100-mile drive through the back roads of Carmel Valley and Salinas Valley.
The hundreds of motorcycle enthusiasts and collectors attended the sixth annual award ceremony The Quail Motorcycle Gathering at in Carmel, California on Saturday, May 17, 2014. The daylong event honored racing luminary Eddie Lawson as the “Legend of the Sport” special guest, and celebrated 100 Years of Speed Trials at the Bonneville Salt Flats with a display of more than 260 conspicuous and historic motorcycles.
To kick-off the motorcycle celebration, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering hosted The Quail Ride, consisting of 100 riders who participated in a scenic 100-mile drive through the back roads of Carmel Valley and Salinas Valley, beginning with a ride on Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Presented by TUDOR, The 1932 Vincent HRD Python Sport owned by Colorado resident Gene Brown was honored with the Best of Show Award at the annual TUDOR Circle of Champions ceremony, which brought the event to an exciting close.
Cast members of a Feature Documentary Winner “Why We Ride,” At the Motorcycle Film Festival 2013 and recipient of a 2014 Family Choice Award, were in attendance at The Quail Motorcycle Gathering as well as featured motorcycles from the film. Focusing on uncovering the passions and motivation behind dedicated riders, “Why We Ride” presented its own award at the gathering, and the event’s youngest guests ages 12 and under had the chance to choose a motorcycle on display that inspired them the most as the recipient.
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2014 showcased several never-before-seen motorcycle masterpieces and featured appearances from some of the racing world’s most acclaimed figures, such as AMA Champion and Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductee, Doug Polen. Romestant Engineer and Design unveiled the “Bell Kaff” Custom SpecialK, which debuted alongside prized vehicles such as the 1925 Brough Superior SS 100, making its first appearance in more than 50 years. Motorcycle classes included Antique, Japanese, European, Competition, American, Off-Road, Custom/Modified and Superbike. The Quail Marketplace offered enthusiasts a forum for buying and selling vehicles, featuring noteworthy motorcycles for sale such as the 1968 BSA Shooting Star.
Here are some of the TUDOR Circle of Champions award winners 2014 listed below:
Spirit of The Quail Award
1925 Brough Superior SS-100 (Herb Harris – Texas)
Best of Show Award
1932 Vincent HRD Python Sport (Gene Brown – Colorado)
100th Anniversary of the Bonneville Salt Flats Award
1964 Triumph Gyronaut X-1 (Steve, Sandra, and Ally Tremulis – California)
The Quail Ride Award
1927 Scott Flying Squirrel (Lynn Upham – California 2)
2014 Triumph Scrambler (British Customs, LLC – California)
American 1st Place
1959 Harley Davidson FLH Pan Head (Kevin Goe – Nevada)
British 1st Place
1958 Ariel Square Four (Robert Ives – California)
British 2nd Place
1951 Vincent Black Shadow (Mike Begley – California 3)
American 2nd Place
1967 Harley Davidson-Aermacchi Sprint ERS (Jove Shapiro – California)
Antique 2nd Place
1936 Harley Davidson EL (Dr. J Craig Venter – California)
Custom/Modified 1st Place
2014 Triumph Mule Street Tracker (Konstantin Drozdov – Russia)
Here are some pictures and photos of QUAIL MOTORCYCLE 27 ICONIC AWARDED GATHERING 2014 AT Quail Lodge & Golf Club
for more information about The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, please visit www.quaillodgeevents.com.