Old-School Motors Purr Into Carmel

The Quail Motorcycle Rally honors past champions and major vroom.

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Is it from outer space, the past, or the future? See photo-worthy machines at the 7th Annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering. It vrooms in Carmel on Saturday, May 16.
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The 7th Annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering vrooms in Carmel on Saturday, May 16.
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The Quail Lodge & Golf Club is the setting for the machine scene.
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Many motorcycles from many eras are on view; look for over 200 machines around the grounds.
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Including machines that seem to hail straight from cinema double-features.
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The evolution of motorcycles is a 2015 theme -- both pre- and post-war racing bikes, and sports bikes, will receive focus.
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A few rides look as though they could double as helicopters.
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There are several categories, including American, Antique, British, Competition, Custom/Modified...
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...plus European, German, On/Off Road, Japanese, and Scooter.
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Tickets to the event are seventy dollars each.
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A number of riders'll receive honors during the day. There's also a marketplace as well.
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The 7th Annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering rolls into Carmel on Saturday, May 16.
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