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Rides4Fun brings turn-key weekend getaways to motorcyclists

Backed by decades of industry experience and riding adventures, a two-event series has launched for the 2024 season. Rides4Fun is focused on offering motorcyclists a curated event experience.

Riders are not only treated to a variety of curated, verified street and big-bike friendly adventure routes, but a quality lodging and dining experience. Plus, there’s a variety of off-the-bike amenities riders can enjoy, from elk tours to kayaking and more.

“We treat riders like valued guests,” said Rides4Fun Series Owner Fred Bramblett. “The series offers driveway-to-driveway support, meaning we partner with companies like REVER to facilitate a journey to the event destination and back. The experience is designed to enhance motorcycle travel and inspire riders to keep exploring. We’re elevating expectations of what a wonderful motorcycle event should be.”

Events in 2024 include the MOA Getaway at The Breaks (Breaks Interstate Park, Breaks, Vir., April 26-28) and the MOA Kentucky State Rally (Pine Mountain State Resort Park, Pineville, Ky., September 6-8). Visit Rides4Fun to get more details and lock in your spot to attend. Additional events are already being scheduled for 2025.

Daryl and Becki Casey stop to take in a stunning waterfall during a ride. Beautiful scenery is just one aspect of the fun-filled weekend of riding!

“For years, I have been organizing informal rides for my industry friends in the central Appalachia Mountain region,” said Bramblett. “Everything from the lodging and meals to the roads have always been well received by them. And after 20-plus years in the powersports industry, attending nearly every type of motorcycle event, I recognized a void in the event industry.”

Bramblett is passionate about supporting the industry. Before establishing Rides4Fun, he took swift action to revive a grassroots motorcycle club in Kentucky after it went defunct during the pandemic, hosting monthly rides and growing its membership significantly within just a year. He also works with non-profits like Backroads of Appalachia and friends like Daryl Casey to put together events to support the region’s economy.

“One of the reasons we wanted to plan these events is so that folks can make connections,” said Event Co-Promoter Daryl Casey. “There’s so much more to riding than just throwing leg over bike and spinning wheels. It’s about the connections you make and places you go. Fred is a wizard at the logistics side of stuff and is an amazing advocate for motorcycling and the local area.”

Bramblett added that planning these events has allowed him to share the secrets of the mountains with hundreds of new riding friends.

“I’m looking forward to sharing even more of beautiful Appalachia with fellow riders through Rides4Fun events,” said Bramblett.

Vendors will also be in attendance for riders to interact with after riding some of the best roads in the Eastern portion of the United States.

Series partners include BMW MOA, Backroads of Appalachia, REVER, Alpinestars and RoadRUNNER magazine. Current event partners are Cardo, DP Brakes and Torch Eyewear.