Wing Ding 36 to Be Held in Madison, Wisconsin

GWRRA Announces Midwest Location For July Event

It's official: the annual convention of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association will hit Madison, Wisconsin this year.

For over 35 years the Gold Wing Road Riders Association has hosted the Wing Ding -- which some call the argest, most prestigious, luxury touring motorcycle extravaganza in the world. This year, the convention will be held in Madison, but as always, there will be four days of fun-filled activities to keep Members and non-members busy, with scheduled programs including free seminars on motorcycling, touring, safety and products, and demo rides on those fine touring motorcycles. Some 600 Members of the fledgling Association gathered in Phoenix, Arizona at the first Wing Ding in 1979; Now, thousands of people flock to this event every year to share in one of the best-known rallies in the world.

A letter from the Director of GWRRA and a schedule of events can be seen below:

* *On behalf of the 60,000+ Members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association around the world, it is our distinct pleasure to inform you of a very special celebration coming to Madison, Wisconsin, this July 2-5, 2014.

The Gold Wing Road Riders Association’s annual international event, “Wing Ding,” is the largest single-marque motorcycle gathering of its kind. In its thirty-sixth year, Wing Ding is expected to bring more than 13,000 riders of Honda Gold Wings, and other touring motorcycles to Madison. This event will be filled with fun activities, rider safety training, charity benefits, entertainment and many friendly competitions.

Riders will converge from all over the country and abroad to enjoy the riding, attractions, scenic offerings and especially the food and hospitality of Madison and its surrounding areas. During this four-day event, Wisconsin is poised to enjoy an economic benefit of $10 to $15 million as our Members tour the state visiting and enjoying the scenic riding offered by Wisconsin!

The center of the Wing Ding activities will be the Alliant Energy Center. If you are interested in becoming involved, we would be more than glad to hear from you. Please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience should you have any questions or need additional information. We look forward to seeing you at our event and introducing you to the nicest people in the world – the Gold Wing Road Riders!**

Ray Garris

Director of GWRRA

Gold Wing Road Riders Association