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2011 Quail Motorcycle Ride Photo Gallery
This rider looks ready to do the ton-up on his classic Laverda.
Motorcycle USA takes a trip down to Carmel, CA to take part in the Quail Motorcyle Ride,a 110-mile run on the Monterey Peninsula with a bunch of vintage motorcycles which culminated in a touring lap of Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Shelby Thompson of AFT Customs was all smiles as she rode the ground-up custom called 'Kemosabe' on the 2011 Quail Motorcycle Ride.
The ride culminated in a dinner in the Quail Lodge's banquet room and the opportunity to get a preview of the bikes in the Bonhams & Butterfields auction like this 1928 Triumph.
This unique looking Kawasaki 250 was a competitor in the Vetter Fuel Economy Challenge which aimed to see which motorcycle could get the most miles out of the least amount of gas.
Laverda owners were representing at the Quail Motorcyle Ride.
What could be better than getting to turn a lap at Laguna Seca? Maybe having a catered lunch at the Corkscrew.
The Mule is a dirt tracker based off the Harley Sportster.
Not all the bikes at the Quail Motorcycle Ride were vintage. The Motomorphic JaFM is a state-of-the-art motorcycle.
The classic Vincent insignia.
Enthusiasts gather around to hear the route directions for the Quail Motorcycle Ride.
An eclectic assortment of motorcycles line Carmel Valley Road.
Old meets new. The Vaquero parked next to a Vincent.
Sometimes it's good to take a friend along for the ride.
Classic motorcycles turned out in force to take part in the 2011 Quail Motorcycle Ride.
Lined up and ready to get the party started at the Quail Motorcycle Ride.
The Quail Motorcyle Ride gave me an opportunity to spin my first lap at Laguna Seca - on a bagger, no less.
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