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December 15, 2014

 

The Long Reach Long Riders are pleased to announce the route for their 12th annual charity motorcycle ride.

 

This year’s ride has been dubbed “Cruzin¹ the Ozarks,  The Dozenth’ Year.”  Riders will gather in Nashville, Tennessee, ride down the bucolic Natchez  Trace toward the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas and Missouri and then circle back and pass through the Land Between the Lakes on their...

The Long Reach Long Riders are happy to announce sponsors for their 11th annual charity motorcycle ride.  Reprising their roles in the  2013 ride,  Dana Taylor and the Short Reach Short Riders are sponsoring the LRLR T-shirts and Limelight Productions and Sapsis Rigging, Inc. are each sponsoring a chase car.

Dana Taylor commented, "All of the riders pay all of their own expenses and we're happy to be able to cover this...

The 11th annual Long Reach Long Rider charity motorcycle ride, dubbed "Carpe Twisty," will visit the mid-Atlantic states of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Starting and ending in Baltimore, Maryland, the riders will experience the big sweeping two-lane backroads through the farmlands of Pennsylvania, the challenging curves of the West Virginia mountains, and even a...

Due to a generous offer of a challenge grant, every dollar collected for our charities between now and June 28th will be doubled, up to $4,000.00. To participate, please click over to http://www.lrlr.org/donate and help us help others!

"Uncle Bill" Sapsis has put his virtual pen to virtual paper for the Spring edition of Protocol Magazine, and the issue is out now.

Reminiscing about some of the highlights of the LRLR as we head into the 10th annual ride, Bill touches on subjects from kazoos to rain-soaked highways to fundraising and the difference that our charities make in peoples' lives. 

You can read the full article here:

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The Long Reach Long Riders are looking forward to several special events in this, their 10th year.

A number of corporate donors have stepped forward to show their support of the Riders and charities by offering to host the entire gang for meal stops and publicity photos!

We are pleased this year to have a very special gathering to kick off this 10th Anniversary ride! Kicking off the annual gathering-night Meet & Greet...

Just got the notice from our good friends at Kazoobie Kazoos that our latest batch of kazoos are on their way, straight from Santa's Toyland... uhm... the kazoo factory in Beaufort, SC.

Now, don't confuse Beaufort SC with Beaufort NC. One's pronounced "BO-fort" and the other is pronounced "BYOU-fort". I'll leave it up to the reader to figure out which is which.

The difference with this year's batch of kazoos is that the website and logo are...

In celebration of their upcoming 10th Anniversary Ride, The Long Reach Long Riders teamed up with some of the heavy hitters in the entertainment support industry and the good folks at Behind the Scenes to hold their annual raffle at the USITT conference in Milwaukee, March 20th - 23rd.

The raffle featured prizes donated by BMI Supply, Enttec, Daktronics, Rose Brand, IATSE Local 1, InterAmerica Stage, iWeiss, Lee Filters, Trish & Shan Ayers, Sapsis Rigging, USITT, and Vectorworks....

The Long Reach Long Riders are pleased to announce the route and dates for their 2013 ride.

Read the release here at PLSN, or check out the route in depth here.

Each year the LRLR has been extremely fortunate to have a continuing rotation of good-humored and skilled Canadians driving our primary chase vehicle. It has always been difficult for them to raise a lot of money for US based charities from their colleagues and countrymen, because of the tax laws. This year we're very pleased to add Actor's Fund of Canada as an auxilliary charity to our roster. This addition will make it easier to raise funds in Canada, and continues the LRLR's quest to...

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