OK HOG Rally May 2015 Newsletter



OK HOG Rally May 2015 Newsletter
May 2015
Mountains, Vikings, Indians, Outlaws and Bigfoot
Do you need a better reason to attend the rally this year than the great riding?
The Talimena Scenic drive winds 54 miles along the crest of Mountains in the
Ouachita National Forest (pronounced Wash-i-tah). One of America's most beautiful and historic mountain ranges and an unforgettable motorcycle ride through
Oklahoma. Along the way you will crest the highest points between the Appalachians and the Rockies. A beautiful and mysterious region, the Ouachitas are rich
in history and scenic wonders.
How about an opportunity to explore ancient Viking carvings? Near Heavener it is believed early Viking explorers visited and carved symbols into a ten-foot
by twelve-foot high sandstone slab.
Spiro Mounds is the only prehistoric, Native American archaeological site in
Oklahoma. The mounds are one of the most important Native American sites in
the nation.
Explore Robbers Cave where tales of outlaws including the Daltons, Jesse
James, Belle Starr and others hid and roamed the area.
Many people near the Kiamichi Mountains in Oklahoma have had sightings
and experiences with something big and hairy. Beware of Bigfoot!
This year’s rally truly is all about the ride. We have 6 guided rides planned
and over a dozen self-guided rides planed so far. Visit our web site for descriptions so you can start planning which ones to go on.
If the riding isn’t a good enough reason to come we have great bands, and a
lot more fun planned for you.
What To See
 Cavanal Hill
 Talimena Scenic Drive
 Heavener Runestone
 Robbers Cave
 Spiro Mounds
 Kiamichi Mountains
 Bigfoot
Registration is open now!
While you are registering online don’t forget to sign up to volunteer.
Our volunteers are rewarded with a free special t-shirt and they have a lot
of fun.
It takes over 150 volunteers for us to put on the rally and we need you!
Volunteer for a few hours or as much as you want. We need help with registration, security, field events, and road captains. It’s a great way to meet
new H.O.G. friends from other places.
Go to www.okstatehogrally.com for
the latest information.
Check back often as we add
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Pre-registration is open until July 23rd.
Registering during this time saves you money and helps the
rally committee know what the budget for the rally will be. Until
July 23 you will be able to register for $35. Registration includes
admission to and participation in all events and a custom rally pin.
You will also save money on any other merchandise you purchase,
Rally long sleeve T-Shirts cost $25
Additional Rally Pins $5
Custom Rally Patch $6
Limited Edition Custom Challenge Coin $10 (Only available during pre-reg.)
After July 23 you will have to wait and register at the rally. The cost to register
onsite will be $40 and you will not receive a pin. All merchandise onsite will cost
more and there will be limited quantities available.
There are still some rooms available in Poteau but they are filling up.
Go to the lodging link on our website for a listing of lodging. Several of the hotels
and motels still have some rooms but you must call them direct.
We also have a hotel listed in Fort Smith which is about a 30 minute easy ride.
That hotel is within 6 miles of the Casino and the Friday night concert and we will
arrange transportation to and from the rally site Saturday night if requested.
There are also lots of camping sites available at Wister Lake and Long Lake.
We have room in our program guide for your business! It’s a great way to support
the rally and showcase your business, organization or event.
Contact Neal Wood, Marketing Coordinator, for more information at
[email protected] or 918-465-6397
Thanks to our sponsors!

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