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Join us for a wonderful new event to support Special Olympics Montana athletes, families, communities, and the Law Enforcement Torch Run®! This two day motorcycle ride will leave Billings Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 8:00am. Along the way, we will stop in Livingston and pick up more riders, then, head south to the north entrance of Yellowstone Park in Gardiner. From there, we will take a leisurely ride through the majestic northeastern section of the park through Lamar Valley. At the Yellowstone Ranger Station, formally the Buffalo Ranch of Yellowstone Park, we will stop for lunch, after which, we will exit the park through the northeast entrance near Cooke City.
Just when you think you have experienced the most beautiful scenery in the world, the route will take you up and over the Beartooth Highway to an elevation of nearly 11,000 feet. You will truly look down on even more of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Finally, we will meander our way down the mountain to Red Lodge, Montana where we will overnight at the Rock Creek Resort in Red Lodge.
The evening will be full of fun and relaxation. For those who think a little retail therapy is what they need, the stores in Red Lodge are ready to accommodate you! After a wonderful dinner in Red Lodge with a presentation by Special Olympics athletes, it will be just a short ride back to the resort for a variety of activities for you to enjoy, from a poker game, to fishing in a stocked pond, to listening to a cowboy poet, to a sitting around bonfire simply soaking up the memories of the day....
Day two will start a little slower with a nice breakfast and time to stretch and take in more of that great mountain air before we get back on the bikes for a trip up the Beartooth Highway. It looks completely different from this direction and is incredible! From there, we will take yet another beautiful ride over the Chief Joseph Scenic Highway. Along the way we will enjoy lunch and then head back toward Billings.
We are not ones to quietly end our event, so, we will make quite a splash as we arrive in Billings with a Law Enforcement Motorcycle Escort. Our ride will end at yet ANOTHER Special Olympics Montana event called Over the Edgeat the First Interstate Bank building. There, we will enjoy great hospitality and join the City of Billings at Alive After 5.
Come join us as a Charter Member of our "Ride for Respect".