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AUGUST 15: 2015 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship
Don’t wait until season’s end — get your butt over to the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship at scenic Miller Motorsports Park in Utah (which, unfortunately, will be closing in October). The AMA Pro Racing even features the fastest outdoor motocross racers on the toughest tracks in the world, and Miller is one of the better venues at which to witness the spectacle. For info visit: mxsportsproracing.com

Motocross racers

SEPTEMBER 3-7: 40th Annual Three Flags Classic
Think of it as the ultimate tour — or just a great way to see two countries during one jaunt. This multi-national ride begins Labor Day week in San Diego and finishes in Victoria, B.C. Canada. The 2,414-mile route travels along fantastic back roads the entire way. Check out the SCMA Three Flags Forum at sc-ma.com or email admin@sc-ma.com with any questions.

SEPTEMBER 4-7: Four Corners Motorcycle Rally
Another event where you can cover a lot of states in a short time, the 2015 Four Corners Motorcycle Rally brings a party atmosphere to the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The 23rd annual hoedown offers the Million Dollar Highway Poker Run, demo rides and more, set within a high-energy festival. Don’t forget to ride to where Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah meet, and snap the requisite photo. Details at fourcornersmotorcyclerally.com.

SEPTEMBER 9-13: Hot Bike Tour
This rolling party comes from the dudes at Hot Bike, Baggers and Street Chopper. If you’re into customizing your rig and the freedom of the open road, then put the GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour on your schedule. Five days, five towns, 1,000 miles: Hit all the stops, or ride with the group for just a day or two. Either way, it’s a guaranteed good time. For more, visit hotbikeweb.com/tour.

Custom built motorcycle

SEPTEMBER 23-27: Street Vibrations Fall Rally:
Stree Vibrations is more than just a “celebration of music, metal and motorcycles.” This event offers tours and live entertainment, and consistently draws more than 50,000 biking enthusiasts across several locations, including Reno and historic Virginia City. See roadshowsreno.com.

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