Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Firefighter's Poker Runs

Friday Route
Poker Runs
You may sign up for one or both contests.  $20 for 1st hand and $20 each additional hand.  All times are subject to change. Every effort will be made to contact you if something changes AFTER you have paid your registration fee.

Friday September 26, 2014
Approximately 160 miles.  Travel North to Eureka Springs, Arkansas
First bike out at 8:30 am and last bike out at 10:00 am from Sam's Club on Hwy 112.  Last bike in at 4:00 pm

Saturday September 27, 2014
Approximately 170 miles.  Travel South to Wiederkehr Village
First bike out at 8:30 am and last bike out at 10:00 am from the Wedington Volunteer Fire Department on Hwy 16 West. Last bike in at 4:00 pm

Come early for the pancake breakfast hosted by the Wedington Volunteer Fire Department: $6.00 per person

Saturday Route
The Scoop
  • Limit One (1) t-shirt per registered rider, regardless of the number of hands played.
  • All T-Shirts are on a first come first served basis unless you are pre-registered.
  • Only pre-registered riders are guaranteed the t-shirt size of their choice.
  • Pre-Registration forms must be submitted no later than midnight CST Friday September 19, 2014. Pre-Registration will be closed at that time.
  • All Pre-Registered riders are encouraged to come to the Fayetteville Fire Fighters Association Tent located at the corner of Dickson & West Streets starting at 5:00 pm Wednesday September 24, 2014 and pick up their free t-shirt and welcome packet. On site registration will start at the same time.
  • The day of the poker run you are riding in all riders are to check in at the Fayetteville Fire Fighter's Association Poker Run Tent at Oak Plaza at the intersection of Garland and North St across from the Harp's starting at 7:30 am Friday, September 26th, 2014 for the Eureka Springs Run and at The Wedington Volunteer Fire Department starting at 7:30 am Saturday, September 27th, 2014 for the Wiedeker Village Run to receive your map and playing hand for that day. Playing hands will not be available before that time.
  • The Friday poker run will DEPART from the Oak Plaza at the intersection of Garland and North St across from the Harp's
  • The Saturday poker run will DEPART from the Wedington Volunteer Fire Department on Hwy 16 West
More details or to register CLICK HERE >>

Monday, August 25, 2014

Our 7th Year

"We are looking forward to Bikes Blues and BBQ in 2014. This will be our seventh year to the rally. Our two boys will be joining us on bikes this year - exciting memories. Bikes Blues and BBQ is the best rally to experience and the riding is great. Counting the days!"  Mike and Carla Thompson of Walnut Grove, MO and their HD Ultra Classic Limited.

Fan Pic of the Week!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Heritage Indian Motorcycle of Northwest Arkansas

Make sure to stop by the rally and visit our friends from Heritage Indian Motorcycle of Northwest Arkansas. They will be at Baum Stadium along with the Indian Motorcycle Demo Tour.  Demos will be offered on the full 2015 Indian Chief lineup as well as the all-new 2015 Indian Scout! Be sure to check out their Indian Motorcycle apparel while you're there!

You can also visit them at their new dealership just a few miles west of I-49 on HWY102/Hudson Road.


Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Jack Daniels Charity VIP Ride

A special attraction for the Bikes Blues and BBQ 15th Anniversary Rally, The Jack Daniels Charity VIP ride is sure to become the Fayetteville equivalent of the Sturgis Legends Ride.  Taking place on Thursday, September 25, the limited number of ride participants receives an official VIP pass for Thursday of the rally, a bottle of Jack Daniels Single Barrel Whiskey with 15th Anniversary Commemorative Badge, and a unique guided ride complete with catered meal.  The ride finale is a stop at a Mermaids Restaurant for a sampling of the Jack Daniels family of products and Chef Todd’s remarkable culinary creations.  The VIP pass will provide access to the Budweiser Sponsors VIP area and all of its amenities for Thursday night.  All this for only $100 per rider and $50 per passenger.  

This is a special event that you won’t want to miss.  It’s going to become a tradition and you’ll be able to say you were there for the first one!  Passes may be purchased in advance by contacting Bikes, Blues, and BBQ – 479.527.9993

The staging time for the Jack Daniels ride is 11:00 am at the intersection of 265 and 16 (formerly the Eastgate Shopping Center and the current home of the Rolling Pin Restaurant).  The ride itself will start at 11:30.  Check our blog for any possible updates as rally time nears!

Monday, August 11, 2014

Oklahoma to Dickson

Joe Fisk on his '97 Buell Conversion. Joe has attended Bikes Blues and BBQ three times in the past and is looking forward to 2014, riding in from Oklahoma.

Thanks for sharing the awesome photo, Joe!  Bikes Blues and BBQ fan pic of the week!

Monday, August 4, 2014

Bikes Blues and BBQ Events!

Be sure to stop by and visit the Rally Schedule page of our website: CLICK HERE >>

New to 2014
Northwest Arkansas Steak Cooking Championships also at Arvest Ball Park in Springdale -  Saturday, Sept. 27 is steak cooking and tasting day.  Come sample some of this best steaks you’ll ever have and then pick out your favorite and have a steak dinner that evening.  This contest is a preliminary to the World’s Steak Cooking Championship and there will be some VERY serious cooks here.  Don’t miss it!

For entry information, email  jmaclr@gmail.com

Friday, August 1, 2014

Bikes Blues and BBQ Here We Come!

Finally! Bikes, Blues, and BBQ: Here we come!  
We've been talking about attending for the past few years, the time for talking is over! Can't wait to get back to that part of Arkansas. It's rally time!!" Tonie and Sherry Ridgway from Lubbock, Texas

Bikes Blues and BBQ Fan Pic of the Week!