45th Annual Three Flags Classic

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Event Name 45th Annual Three Flags Classic
Event Date/Time Wednesday, August 31, 2022 - Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Host Southern California Motorcycling Association
Event Type General Ride
Event Description This ride has taken place for 44 years and put on by the Southern California Motorcycling Association. (SCMA) See it on SC-MA.com. It is not a convoy, but can be ridden with friends or solo. All PRE-REGISTERED riders converge at the Start hotel in Mexicali, Mexico (south of El Centro immediately over the border) the day before the ride. Riders will check in there and receive their Three Flags Passport, hat shirt, etc. All tickets are sold in ADVANCE. There will be a dinner with all riders August 31, 2022 (maximum of 325 registrants) that evening and provide any news regarding the route. The route is pre-determined and will be posted months before the start of the ride. Route sheets are also distributed at the hotel. The route is primarily a back roads (pre-ridden) route. There are 4 checkpoints along the way. Each rider will check in at each checkpoint hotel (checkpoint days and hours of each are posted in riders passport) throughout the 5-day ride. They are also posted on the website as E-Blast 2. The finish will be in Penticton, BC Canada. Each rider who completes the ride is awarded a limited edition 45th Annual Three Flags Classic belt buckle. Every year the route is different and every year the buckle is different. You must go to each check point within the designated times and arrive in Penticton, Canada at the finish hotel within the designated time and day to be a certified finisher. Checkpoints are open for the slow and fast rider. We WANT you to successfully finish the ride. It is NOT a race. While you must check in at each checkpoint, you are allowed to deviate from the route as you see fit. There is a finisher's banquet with dinner buffet included in the registration fee. The Starter's dinner in Mexico is also included in the registration fee ($329). Registration for this ride commenced January 1, 2022, at 10:00 AM, on-line. We currently have 250 registrants. In order to register you must pay a $35 SCMA membership fee (on-line) and then register for the ride as a member. You can register to become a member any time prior to registration (recommended). A few things you want to know before registering for the ride.
All motorcycle brands welcome. This is a long distance motorcycle ride. Not a race.
The goal is to have a fun, unbelievable riding experience through 3 countries and meet like- minded motorcycle enthusiasts. Some participants will have done this ride over 4o times!
* You must have a valid passport that will not expire within 6 months of the ride.
* You must have a motorcycle endorsement to ride and evidence of motorcycle insurance.
* Mexican vehicle insurance required (available by the day, on-line. You may use Baja Bound or Sanborn Insurance. Insurance should be between $25 to $50 depending on how long you are in Mexico. There's more to know so go to the SCMA website for more information.
Location Mexicali, Mexico to Penticton BC Canada
City Lake Forest
State CALIFORNIA
Zip 92630
Contact Phone (949) 769-1726 - Steven Shulman
Contact Email Steven1050@aol.com
Event URL SC-MA.com