Lone Star Rally In Galveston, Texas. November 1-4, 2012

, Texas is considered the largest 4-day rally in the USA. Hundreds of vendors are scheduled to be present showing their latest products with big rig manufacturers returning to the newly restored Seawall area at 21st. The last time the rally had a presence there was before Hurricane Ike. At this location, motorcycle vendors like J&P Cycles, Rinehart,  ThunderMax, RC Components, will be joined by custom builders Eddie Trotta, Brigitte Bourget and John Shope showing their latest creations. At the Full Throttle Lot, builders Rick Fairless of Strokers Dallas, the Martin Bros, Southern Metal Choppers, RB Customs and Paul Yaffe will join Mike and Angie Ballard as they meet and greet fans.

All bike shows are located on Pier 21 in Galveston. On Friday November 2, the 1st Annual Metric Show. On Saturday, November 3, the  Lone Star Rally All Star Round Up Bike Show featuring all makes, all models for a blowout show.  Registration is 8am – 11am on Saturday all makes and models, and the Metric show registration is day long 7:30am – 4:30pm to accommodate the workday on Friday.  Free souvenir bike show t-shirt for the first 75 registrants onsite at each show.  Awards ceremony with trophies and give-aways at the conclusion of each show.  Register online at .

For entertainment, in addition to the many bands playing day & night during the 4-day rally, the Lone Star organization just announced that Brett Michaels will perform a free concert Friday night November 2nd.

11 Responses to “Lone Star Rally In Galveston, Texas. November 1-4, 2012”

  1. 1 Oct 24th, 2012 at 10:43 am

    If you’ve never been to this rally, ya gotta go. The Lone Star Rally draws close to 500,000 bikers (that’s half a million for you slow pokes) every year & brother let me testify that this is one big ass party! Galveston, Texas is a beautiful city on the Gulf of Mexico & Texas is the best dang country in the world. Y’all come see us. RF

  2. 2 Oct 24th, 2012 at 11:28 am

    Almost time to go to Texas! Have been there once, and it awesome!

  3. 3 Rodent Oct 24th, 2012 at 12:59 pm

    It’s a great rally, better than Sturgis, 500K is a reach!

  4. 4 Oct 25th, 2012 at 8:40 am

    “The last time the rally had a presence there was before Hurricane Ike” .. Really ? It was in full swing in ’10 and ’11 as well.

    Always a great rally . I’m not sure how someone can say it’s better than Sturgis ( @rodent??) though I do enjoy it just as much in many ways. It’s a calm one, compared to areas of Sturgis or ROT Rally in Austin… but, what a blast and the weather is usually awesome in the mid to upper 70s.

    This year looks to have been stepped up a notch with headliners and vendors… sense an awesome TX party coming on!

  5. 5 Oct 25th, 2012 at 8:45 am

    Eric Lossner. “The last time the rally had a presence there was before Hurricane Ike” .. Really ? It was in full swing in ’10 and ’11 as well

    Organizer wrote to us that it’s the 1st time since hurricane Ike that the place is in FULL use.

  6. 6 John Green Oct 25th, 2012 at 9:58 am

    They are talking about Seawall area. – It hasn’t been used since Ike. With the Seawall back this is going to be a great year for LSR. Great event, well run, lots of stuff to do, FREE.

  7. 7 Rodent Oct 25th, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    I don’t drink, that said, you drinkers can sit on your ride with an open bottle in your paws and enjoy. Try that in Sturgis and they’ll DWI you, tow your bike, and grow your ass in jail . Cops don’t fuck with people that don’t need fucking with!

  8. 8 Oct 25th, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    On my list. peace

  9. 9 Oct 26th, 2012 at 7:36 pm

    Galveston is the spoiled daughter of Texas. An island. There’s only three ways off the island, there used to be only two.

    People who landed on the island and went askew of local society and were on the run could travel north to the Bolivar Ferry and wait in line to board (while getting beaten to a pulp), or they could head directly for the causeway bridge and be met by a gauntlet-line of shot guns and have their car doors blown-off.

    Ether way, they’d always return home to tell everybody what a good time they had in Galveston, and how they couldn’t wait to come back. 🙂

    The hospitality has always worked both ways, and visitors were most often given the benefit of a doubt (moments before getting knocked out).
    As a home town, we always felt that Galveston was like an “appendix” (as in human), that sat below Houston and collected colorful people from West-East travelers and vice versa.

    All the people I grew up in the with in the 60’s now run the island and it’s better for it. “We” own it now. “We” run Galveston now instead of them. “Them” were small minded assholes and they’re long gone.

    I think Mary-Jo Santyre and Wendy Zweener had a lot to do with the restoration of the Strand. The original 1st wave of surfers.
    Galveston is in better hands now with the sons & daughters of 1946.

  10. 10 Oct 26th, 2012 at 8:00 pm

    However, I do find it beyond-odd, that the people of Galveston haven’t rebelled against the Texas ban on medical marijuana.

    It’s just so NOT Galveston 🙂 to be told what to do. They’re usually highly-successful when running against the grain, especially if Kirk Perry’s using marijuana legally. That in itself is enough to drive them to unresolved distraction.

  11. 11 Oct 27th, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    Sounds like fun, on my “Bucket” List
    Also looks like some of my favorite people inthe world are going to be there …..

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