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OCTOBER 13TH & 14TH

Participate in the Gold Star Mothers Bridge Ride event and join us as we honor and remember the 65 post 9/11 era fallen. be a part of something bigger than ourselves. Join us as we honor the memory of those that gave the ultimate sacrifice and support the WV Gold Star Mothers and their families. Part tribute, part fundraiser for the many things the WVGSM do to assist the veteran community. Ride with us across the amazing New River Gorge Bridge ON THE 14TH or join us on Friday at the WV state capitol for a ride up the New River Gorge region. Or do both!
The second annual New River Gorge Bridge Ride event, hosted by Backroads WV and WV Veterans Assistance Project, will take place on October 14th. This fall ride across the New River Gorge Bridge serves to raise funding for the  WV GOLD STAR MOTHERS to assist veterans’ needs throughout WV. The goal of Bridge Ride is to create an annual fall event in the New River Gorge area for motorcycles and to offer the motorsports community as a whole the opportunity to support regional needs within the veteran’s community through the non-profit WV Veterans Assistance Project.

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RIDE ACROSS THE
NEW RIVER GORGE BRIDGE
october 14th
10:00 AM

Launch Point
U-Save Travel Plaza
Mt. Nebo, WV

Rider Name
Type of Vehicle (optional)

$25.00 per vehicle

SCAVENGER HUNT - $500 CASH PRIZE!

This Years Scavenger Hunt Will Have 12 Points Of Interest That Make Great Photo Opportunities. Just Take A Picture At 4 Of The 12 And Either Upload Them To The Gold Star Mothers Bridge Ride Facebook Page Directly. If You Don’t Have Social Media Or A Smart Phone, Show Your 4 Pictures To The Registration Table At The Tractor Bar Before 4pm And Get A Ticket For The Drawing For $500. We Have GPS Coordinates For Each Of The 12 Posted On The Page. All 12 Are In The Video. You Will Like Them All!

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF LOCATIONS

What To Expect

LOCATION

The New River Gorge Bridge area is a marvel to look at and provides breathtaking views 876 feet in the air. Marvel at the architectural feat that stands taller than Seattle’s Space Needle, St. Louis’ Gateway Arch and Egypt’s Pyramid of Giza!

A UNIQUE FALL EVENT

Don't miss the second annual wV gold star mothers Bridge Ride! We’re honored to have the WV Gold Star Mothers assisting with this event to benefit WV Veterans. Beautiful fall scenery in a unique location will make this an annual event you won't want to miss!

FOOD & DRINK

Live music and food trucks will keep you entertained and your belly full. Eat and shop at a variety of local businesses while enjoying that WV welcoming spirit along the way.

ACCOMODATIONS

Finding a good hotel can be tricky. We've listed a few of our favorites on this page that are near the event location and several points of interest to check out.

FORMS OF PAYMENT

All payments are processed via PayPal. We acceot all major payment types including creditl, debit and prepaid cards.

REFUNDS

All tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by us, in which case we will always make a full refund.

OUR SPONSORS

PRIMARY SPONSOR FOR BRIDGE RIDE

Law and Arts Center West
500 Randolph St.
Charleston, WV 25302

Sen. Joe Manchin

Sen. Shelley Capito

bridge ride presented by

WV VETERANS
ASSISTANCE PROJECT

&

WV GOLD STAR MOTHERS

THREE CELEBRATIONS!

EVENT SCHEDULE

Free Breakfast & lunch provided to all Registered Riders!

Free coffee and donuts on friday morning & free BBQ lunch Saturday afternoon!

FRIDAY MORNING, OCT 13TH

Harley-Davidson of West Virginia

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, OCT 14Th

The Tractor Bar

FRIDAY MORNING, OCT 13TH

Harley-Davidson of West Virginia

SATURDAY AFTERNOON, OCT 14Th

The Tractor Bar

Where to Stay

These featured Bridge Ride hotels below may offer discounts for your stay

Quality Inn Summersville

903 N Industrial Dr
Summersville, WV 26651

304.872.6500

Quality Inn New River Gorge

103 Elliotts Way
Fayetteville, WV, 25840

304.574.8256

Sleep Inn Summersville

701 Professional Park Dr, Summersville<, WV 26651

304.872.4500

Memories Captured

2022 Bridge Ride Inaugural Event

videos

2022 Bridge Ride recap Video by Forced 2 Focus
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The WV Veterans Assistance Project (WVVAP) is a program that promotes the financial opportunities of West Virginia’s motorsports tourism industry. 
 
The WVVAP uses the proceeds from these opportunities to help veteran-oriented agencies in West Virginia.
 
The WVVAP hosts the Gold Star Mothers Bridge Ride, a motorcycle event that takes place in Mt Nebo, WV. The 2023 ride will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 8 AM–10 PM. The ride will launch from the U-Save Truck Stop and awards will be given at the Tractor Bar.

For sponsorship of this unique fundraising event please contact us

Location

1 Trails End, Charleston, WV 25313

Email

jeff.lanham@bridgeride.org

Telephone

+1.304.545.0911

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