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Jay Leno Grand Marshalls 30th Annual Charity Motorcycle Ride and Music Festival
Jackson Browne, Jackshit, Chevy Metal, and The Forest Rangers with Katey Sagal perform during day-long event, to benefit the USO. Admission includes a chance to win a 2014 Harley-Davidson Road King
Thousands are expected for the 30th anniversary Love Ride, led by Grand Marshall Jay Leno, with Jackson Browne, Jackshit, Chevy Metal, The Forest Rangers with Katey Sagal on October 20, 2013. Budweiser Presents the 30th Anniversary Love Ride, Powered by GEICO Motorcycle, the longest running single day motorcycle fundraiser in the world, features Willie G. Davidson, grandson of a Harley-Davidson founder, Hollywood celebrities Robert Patrick, Lorenzo Lamas, Peter Fonda, and more, plus special guests. Registration is now open at LoveRide.org.
In its thirty-year history, the Love Ride has hosted some of the biggest names in music, including Bruce Springsteen, B.B. King, Billy Idol, Crosby, Stills & Nash, the Foo Fighters, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery Gentry, Sheryl Crow, Steve Miller Band, and ZZ Top
The Love Ride kicks off with a concert at Harley-Davidson of Glendale, followed by a ride to Castaic Lake Recreation Area. For motorcycle riders and non-riders alike, the event features headline performances, plus music by American Hitmen and The Loveless, as well as delicious food trucks, drawings for exclusive prizes, a custom bike show and more.
Participants can register now at LoveRide.org for just $20. The minimum entry is only $60, which can also be paid in full during registration, with no fundraising required. Admission includes access to both the Glendale and Castaic Lake events, parking, and one opportunity ticket for a chance to win a variety of prizes, including a 2014 Harley-Davidson Road King. A full list of opportunity and fundraising prizes are available at LoveRide.org.
Adding to the fun, title sponsor GEICO Motorcycle is sponsoring a Love Ride consumer enter-to-win contest offering participants the chance to win a brand new Sportster 2014 Harley-Davidson 883 Iron. Entry forms will be available at most Western Regional Harley-Davidson dealerships starting September 1st.
The Love Ride has also partnered with Chevron to offer consumers an opportunity to enter for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime and other great prizes. As part of the Ride of a Lifetime Sweepstakes, one winner will receive a free trip to the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a private tour of Jay Leno's garage and amazing car collection, and $1,000 in Chevron gift cards. Consumers who visit participating Southern California Chevron or Chevron ExtraMile locations during the month of September can find out how to enter online or by mail. Participants who enter the contest online will be given a keyword to receive $10 off their Love Ride admission.
Love Ride 30 sponsors include Budweiser, GEICO Motorcycle, Chevron, Sebastian Professional, Russ Brown, John Paul Mitchell Systems, City National Back and the City of Glendale.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Love Ride is the longest-running one-day motorcycle event in the world. A place where people come to have a good time and make a difference. To date, Love Ride has raised $24 million for charity, and the spirit of the event has expanded to annual events in Mexico and Europe.
The Love Ride was in 1984 found by lifelong rider and Harley-Davidson dealer Oliver Shokouh. Through the years, the Love Ride has supported numerous national charities, including the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Autism Speaks, and the USO.