This is a city park and golf course now, but this was the original location of the Santa Cruz Ridge Runner, and Edison Dye hosted INTER-AM MOTOCROSS RACE in Northern California in 1968. Edison Dye was introducing MX to the United States, and this was one of the early events of Edison introducing the European Motocross and Racers to the United States.
This motocross reunion will be a fundraiser for Road 2 Recovery; as you may already know, this non-profit helps injured motorcycle racers with finances and resources due to their racing injuries. This will be a Northern California Motocross Reunion in conjunction with the Santa Cruz Ridge Runners motorcycle club. There will be an optional mountain bike ride in the afternoon (12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.) as well as an optional shotgun scramble golf tournament from 10 a.m. – 2:30 P.M.
The main event of the reunion will be from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. which will showcase Vintage Motorcycles, along with interviews and storytelling directly from the stars of the ’70s and ’80s. A BBQ tri-tip dinner will be provided at $100/per person down by the BBQ area.
So far, Brad Lackey, Billy Grossi,David Bailey, Tom Rapp, Larry Wosick, Donnie Cantaloupi, Broc Glover, Ricky Johnson, Geoff Fox and Steve Simons have committed to attend. The list of other invitees that we are awaiting confirmation on from Darrell Shultz, Roger DeCoster, Christopher Hammorgen and many others……..The rider list is growing daily!
Limited to 72 players.
All golf entries purchases include dinner tickets and entry into the Main Event.
DeLaveaga Park and Golf Course in Santa Cruz, CA
401 Upper Park Road
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Mountain Bike Schedule:
Ride Starts: 12 pm – 2:30 pm
This mountain bike ride will take about 2 hours and will be on some dirt trails and local roads. The ride will take us to the Pacific Coast, and we will ride over the Lost Boy Bridge to the Santa Cruz Boardwalk. From here, we pedal up to our local surf spots Steamers Lane and turn east to ride through downtown Santa Cruz and weave our way to the San Lorenzo River; from here; we start making our way back to DeLaveaga park and the site of the 1968 Edison Dye Inter-AM Motocross Race. Ride Guides: Billy Grossi and Mike Marquez
Limited to 40 riders.
The reunion BBQ is scheduled to kick off at 3:00; this will give everyone time to change and get ready for the main event.
Your registration fee includes one (1) dinner ticket.
Schedule: 3 pm to 7 pm
This will showcase Vintage Motorcycles, along with interviews and storytelling directly from the stars of the ’70s and ’80s. A BBQ tri-tip dinner will be provided for all golfers and event sponsors, or you can purchase here at $100/per person.
So far, Brad Lackey, Billy Grossi, Tom Rapp, Larry Wosick, Donnie Cantaloupi, Broc Glover, Geoff Fox, Steve Simmons have committed to attend. The other invitees that we are awaiting confirmation on include Darrell Shultz, Roger DeCoster, Christopher Hammorgen, and David Bailey.
Billy Grossi, Charles Halcomb, Mike Marquez (Neezer), John Saggau and Rob Stuart (all former NorCal District 36 Motocrossers)
With follow up correspondence call:
Charles Halcomb (831) 818-2767
Mike Marquez “Neezer” (831) 588-6720
Rob Stuart, (831) 818-2250