Midwest Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Events:
People or groups doing Vintage Japanese Mororcycle Events in the Midwest:
This page is dedicated to activities by vintage Japanese motorcycle enthusiasts in the midwest. We encourage that all those interested in vintage Japanese motorcycles get involved with VJMC and support the larger community. Our KCVJMC club strongly supports VJMC but we also welcome any enthusiast to get involved in vintage Japanese events at any level that they wish. This page will slowly grow as I am able to connect with enthusiasts in our region, so continue to check back. If you know of people or groups which should be listed please let me know so I can give them space. Thanks!
Groups listed below; Each person listed here has a photo below with contact information within their section:
(I) Jeff Ecker: Mammoth Metric Madness (Hot Springs, South Dakota)
(II) Jim Neurwirth: West Nebraska Vintage Motorcycle Show (Scottsbluff, Nebraska)
(III) Hal Johnson: Metric Fest (Omaha, Nebraska)
(IV) Dennis Murphy: Nishna Valley VJMC (Atlantic, Iowa)
(V) Michael Russum: Central Missouri Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Enthusiasts (Columbia,Missouri)
(VI) Larry Williamson: River City Ramblers (Broken Arrow, Oklahoma) Not associated with VJMC but has great vintage Japanese events!
(VII) Bob Kelly: and Vintage Motorcycles Reborn (Denver, Colorado)
(VIII) Noel Moss: Eastern Missouri and western Illinois VJMC field Representative (St. Louis and area) 314-608-3292
(IX) Mark Bayer: President Kansas City Chapter VJMC; Go the the following links: www.kcvjmc.com or www.vjme.mysite.com
The list continues on the next page:
(I) Jeff Eckers in Hot Springs, South Dakota sponsors the Mammoth Metric Madness event on the 3rd. weekend of every June; The picture below is from an event in Hot Springs, South Dakota: Call Jeff at 678-622-1089.
(II) Below is an event in the Scottsbluff, Nebraska area:
Jim Neuwirth of Scottsbluff is an active event coordinator. Note the flier above. Please attend if you are in the area! A phone number is listed on the printable flier! 308-225-1967
(III) Metric Fest in Omaha, Saturday June 10, 2017
Ex VJMC President Hal Johnson sponsors "Metricfest" in June of 2017.
Date: Saturday June 10th. 2017
Location: Throttle Motorsports; 1010 34th. Ave. Council Bluffs, Iowa
Time: 9am to 3pm
Fees: space in swap meet $10 (vintage only) $10 bike entry ($20 maximum)
Please support this great event! 402-660-6710
(IV) Nishna Valley Cycles, VJMC Rep Dennis Murphy:
Dennis Murphy is the Iowa VJMC Representative. His business, Nishna Valley Motorcycles sponsors a number of events yearly. The picture above is of a hillclimb supported by his group. As events are planned, I will post them. 712-243-6345
(V) Central Missouri Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Enthusiasts:
Michael Russum leads a vintage Japanese motorcycle group in the Columbia, Missouri area. Join his Yahoo group and get involved. Contact him at 520-450-1575. Check out his "youtube" videos!!!!
April 8, 2017 Burr Oak Tiddler Ride
May 6, 2017 Callaway Reactor Ride Ride
June 17, 2017 Union Covered Bridge Ride
July 15, 2017 Black Market BBQ Ride to Moberly
August 19, 2017 Como Tiddler Ride
September 23, 2017 Ecco Lodge Ride
October 21, 2017 Axis Powers Ride
Join Michael's yahoo group and get the details: "Central Missouri Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Enthusiasts"
(VI) River City Ramblers, pictured below is the fall 2016 ride:
Larry Williamson 918-258-2400; The 2017 Big Spring Tiddler Tour will be held on Saturday April 29, 2017 at 10:30am. Bikes need to be less than 201cc or smaller (please), pre 1980, and street legal. This ride will begin at the Jay, Oklahoma Wallmart at 10:30am. The route will go through the Ozark foothills and Delaware County. If you have any questions call Larry at the number shown above.
A fall event is scheduled for Saturday November 5th. This 2016 T-Town Tiddlers Tour is for pre-1980 bikes under 201cc. Please call Larry with any questions. Please join in on the fun, thanks.
(VII) Colorado VJMC representative Bob Kelly promotes vintage Japanese events in his area:
Bob Kelly promotes an event called "Vintage Motorcycles Reborn" in the Denver, Colorado area. Bob also is the VJMC person who sends out event notices. Thanks for your service Bob! The picture above is from the 2016 event. When a new event is scheduled, it will be posted! 720-837-9090
Feel free to download and use any of the above images.