Speed Deluxe Vintage Adventures

Vintage 1000

The Vintage 1000 event combines vintage motorcycles, great people, and beautiful scenery spanning 1000 miles in 5 days. In other words, pure fun.

Interested? Read more below and sign up using the form at the bottom of the page.


May 4-9, 2020

~1400 miles

$700 total
$150 deposit due on registration
Balance of $550 due 10 weeks prior to start of ride

This route starts in Chattanooga TN, then heads down through Alabama towards Apalachicola, FL before looping back through Georgia to Chattanooga. It is a mix of terrains ranging from mountain trails in the north to sandy trails in the south. 


August 4-8, 2020

~1000 miles

$650 total
$150 deposit due on registration
Balance of $500 due 10 weeks prior to start of ride.

This route starts in North Carolina and travels into Virginia and back. This ride is truly fantastic, ranging from deep in the forest to riding through beautiful valleys surrounded by mountains.


Each route is fully mapped by us. Navigation is by roll chart (roll charts are provided – you have to provide your own roll chart holder). No GPS. Camping at pre-selected and pre-reserved campgrounds (different campground each night). Your registration fee covers the support vehicles, camping, food and beverages, and maps. You will be responsible for paying for your own gas, parts, and any additional food/beverages.

There is a maximum of 20 paid riders, who are divided into smaller groups for riding. This helps keep the group moving while providing group support when needed. However, expect to be in the saddle for 8 to 12 hours a day on either ride.

The riders’ meeting occurs the night before we leave. Expect to be in Chattanooga, TN (Coastal Route) or Blowing Rock, NC (Mountain Route) the day before the event starts.


  • All bikes must be manufactured before 1981. There is no limit on how much the bike costs.
  • Your bike must be street legal, registered, and insured. You must have a valid motorcycle license.
  • Suspension can only be upgraded with components available before 1980 or new replacement parts with the same travel specs. So, upgraded rear shocks are ok, front end swaps manufactured before 1980 are ok. Monoshock conversions are not ok.
  • Everything you need for the week (excluding cooking equipment and food) must be carried on your bike: clothes, camping gear, tools, spare parts etc….

additional info


Deposit is transferable to another person but not refundable.

6-10 weeks from the event – $300 refund
Less than 6 weeks to the event – $0 refund
At any time, you can transfer your registration to another person.


One support vehicle follows close to the trail, and the other goes from camp to camp, prepares all the food, and can be used to pick up parts or supplies for bike repairs.

Each riding group is supplied with a Garmin InReach Satellite tracker to communicate with the support vehicle and for medical help, if needed.


Jason, co-owner of the Bitter Alibi and Daily Ration restaurants in Chattanooga, caters the meals.

Included is a hot breakfast, packed lunch and snacks, evening meal, and non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages. Breakfast and evening meals are served at camp.

Lunch stop

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