The Ride – MDA Ride For Life
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • May 03 2018
    11-5PM

    Welcome to Western PA
    Lunch special at Seven Springs Resort
    Pastrami Pirmanti Sammich with IC Light
    Bavarian Lounge  - Individual Payment

    2-5PM

    MDA Information Table
    Grand Ballroom

    3-5PM

    Seven Springs Resort Tour 
    One hour to tour the resort and see all there is to enjoy at Ride for Life! (given on the hour)
    Free, Limited to 20 seats—click here to sign up  

    7-9PM

    MDA Ride for Life Welcome Reception
    1 Hour Complimentary Hors D’oeuvres provide by Seven Springs from 7-8pm. There will be a slider station, meatball station, spud station, dessert station, cash bar, and live acoustic music by Just JJ
    Alpine Room and Deck

    8-1AM

    Matterhorn Lounge and Deck Open
    Bavarian Lounge

  • MAY 04 2018
    6AM

    Sunrise Mimosa Yoga
    1 hour of yoga and 1 mimosa
    Alpine Room and Deck, minimum of 10 people
    $20 per person—purchase your tickets here

    7AM

    A La Carte Breakfast
    Individual payment
    All areas of the resort

    9-5PM

    Hero’s Hangout and MDA Ride for Life Information
    Fun and games all day, plus a silent auction area
    Grand Ballroom

    9-5PM

    Harley-Davidson Demo Fleet
    Test ride a 2018 Harley-Davidson in the beautiful Laurel Highlands
    First come, first served basis, must have a valid motorcycle license
    Convention Center Parking Area

    9:30AM

    Wester PA Winery Tour via Luxury Charter Bus #1 (Approximately 4 Hours)
    Visit Greendance Winery with complimentary samples, shops and food available on site, then travel to Stone Villa Wine Cellars for more shopping and complimentary tasting, spend about an hour at each winery returning to the resort at 1:15PM.
    $30 per person, limited to 30 seats, purchase your tickets here

    10AM

    Sena Bluetooth Class (1 Hour) 
    Enhance your ride and stay connected with Sena.  Learn about all the ways that Sena can connect you to your passengers, ride group, cell phone for calls and GPS directions, as well as music and external motorcycle GPS units for voice over directions.  See what Sena has to offer and learn from an industry expert.
    Room TBA, Limited to 30 participants—click here to sign up

    11AM

    Batteries 101 (1 Hour)
    Learn about battery technology and best product maintenance from an industry insider!
    Limited to 30 participants—click here to sign up

    1PM

    Fly Fishing Demonstration (1 Hour)
    Learn more about Fly Fishing at Lake Gosling. Meet at Center Lobby for shuttle to demo site.
    $20 per person, max 12 people—purchase your ticket here

    1PM

    Seven Springs Beer Tasting  (1 Hour)
    Enjoy this unique tastings of five beers with education on variety of beers hosted by the Food and Beverage Staff of Seven Springs
    The Evergreen Room
    $20 per person, limited to 30 seats—purchase your tickets here!

    1:30PM

    Western PA Winery Tour via Luxury Charter Bus #2 (Approx. 4 Hours)
    Visit Greendance Winery with complimentary samples, shops and food available on site, then travel to Stone Villa Wine Cellars for more shopping and complimentary tasting, spend about an hour at each winery returning to the resort at 5:15PM.
    $30 per person, limited to 30 seats—purchase your tickets here!

    3PM

    Seven Springs Wine Tasting (1 Hour)
    Enjoy this unique tastings of five wines with education on variety of wines hosted by the Food and Beverage Staff of Seven Springs The Evergreen Room
    $20 per person, limited to 30 seats—purchase your tickets here!

    3PM

    Sena Bluetooth Class (1 Hour) 
    Enhance your ride and stay connected with Sena.  Learn about all the ways that Sena can connect you to your passengers, ride group, cell phone for calls and GPS directions, as well as music and external motorcycle GPS units for voice over directions.  See what Sena has to offer and learn from an industry expert.
    Room TBA, Limited to 30 participants—click here to sign up!

    3-5PM

    Paintball Target Shooting!
    $10 for 100 paintballs with 10 minute time slots.  Take aim and fire away at private paintball target course.
    Up to 4 slots can be purchased at one time—click here!

    4PM

    Batteries 101
    Learn about battery technology and best product maintenance from an industry insider!
    Limited to 30 participants—click here to sign up!

    6:30-10:30PM

    MDA Fire Pits and S’mores
    Stop by the hottest spot on the mountain.  Roast a s’more and enjoy the beautiful mountainside of Seven Springs Resort.  S’mores while supplies last
    Pavers below Timberstone, Mountainside

    7PM

    Storyteller Kate McConnell  (50 min)
    Stop by the fire pits and listen to fun tales about the Pittsburgh area and its hero’s, with a tall tale or two thrown in for good measure!  This session is family friendly.
    Pavers below Timberstone, mountainside

    7-11PM

    Foggy Goggles Bar
    Located next to Timberstone, stop by for an amazing view of the mountain and some cool beverages.

    8PM

    The MDA Comedy Show (1 Hour)
    Sit and laugh with Rick Reader.  Rick has appeared on many radio and TV shows throughout the USA. Rick has worked with comedy greats like Tim Allen, Drew Carry and Tommy Chong.  It will be a fun hour. 
    Timberstone—click here to sign up!

    9:30PM

    Scary Ghost Tales and More with Storyteller Kate McConnell  (50 min)
    Stop back for Kate’s second session which is rated PG-13 for scary tales around the fire. Hear graphic ghost stories and tales of old Pittsburgh. No visit to Western PA would be complete without learning more of its history from an amazing storyteller.
    Pavers below Timberstone, mountainside

    9-1AM

    Trio Band
    Bavarian Lounge

    9-1AM

    DJ
    Matterhorn Lounge and Deck

  • May 05 2018
    9-12PM

    Hero’s Hangout and MDA Ride for Life Information
    Grand Ballroom

    9-12PM

    MDA Ambassador Artwork Session
    Stop by and say hi while our Ambassadors create a one of a kind work of art that will be auctioned off on Saturday night at the RAP party.
    Grand Ballroom

    9-12PM

    Harley-Davidson Demo Fleet
    Test ride a 2018 Harley-Davidson in the beautiful Laurel Highlands
    First come, first served basis, must have a valid motorcycle license
    Convention Center Parking Area

    12PM

    MDA Thunder Parade Staging
    Grab lunch is downtown Somerset, there are so many options! Music provided by DJ Kool Rock
    Parade staging begins at Highland Harley-Davidson on South Pleasant Ave.

    12-1PM

    Sidecar Staging for MDA Ambassadors
    A dedicated sidecar parking area will be available to sidecars and MDA Ambassador Families. Staff will check you in when you arrive and help you with details on site. Arrive at Highland Harley-Davidson to be directed to the Sidecar area.
    If you will be bringing your sidecar, please let us know by signing up here!

    2PM

    MDA THUNDER PARADE
    Kickstands up as the parade rolls out through downtown Somerset, destination Seven Spring Resort

    4PM

    Hero’s Hang Out open after Parade arrives
    Join us in the Grand Ballroom to kick off a night of festivities, photos with the MDA Ambassadors, Kentucky Derby Prize Drawing with the MDA Ambassadors, Silent Auction, Event Award Presentations, light snacks and cash bar

    6:30PM

    MDA Rider Appreciation Party
    Dinner is served!  As part of your $45 minimum fundraising for MDA Ride for Life, you will be treated to a fried chicken dinner complete with baked mac n’ cheese, jalapeno cedar corn bread, mashed potatoes with country gray, corn, a mixed green salad and peach cobbler for dessert.
    Please RSVP for dinner by clicking here to sign up!
    During dinner, join in the fun of bidding on some wonderful Live Auction items as well as the announcement of the Grand Prize winners and the biggest announcement of the night, the TOTAL RAISED AT RIDE FOR LIFE 31. 

    8-11PM

    Old School Gamers Hang-Out
    Stop by our Gamers Den and play some X-Box on a BIG screen!
    Fox Den

    8-11PM

    7/10 Bistro and Bowling
    Want to throw some strikes?  Bowling lanes rentals available

    8:30-11PM

    MDA Arcade Extravaganza!
    MDA Ambassadors will be presented with an Arcade Card to have some fun!
    Participants can purchase Arcade cards at Guest Services

    8:30-1AM

    Saturday Night Seven Springs Pub Crawl
    Foggy Goggles presents Sourmash, good ole boys playing the classics and southern rock

    8:30-1AM

    Honeypump
    Enjoy the current and classic hits with this rocking band
    Bavarian Lounge

    8:30-1AM

    The Colt Wilbur Band
    Kick up your heels on the dance floor with this crowd moving music
    Matterhorn Lounge

  • MAY 06 2018
    7-10AM

    Biker Breakfast
    Come together for one last time and share a meal with your new friends. Buttermilk pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs, whole fruit, coffee and assorted juices
    $10 per person, pay as you enter the Grand Ballroom, Cash or Credit Card
     

RIDING ROUTES
  • MAY 04 2018
    NOTE:

    All Friday tours listed below are Lead Rides and will begin and end at Seven Springs Resort. Times listed are when the group will leave Seven Springs Resort. Please make note that the closest gas station to the resort is a 20 minute ride.

    8AM

    Falling Water Ride #1 (4 Hours)
    Sign up for this lead ride for a scheduled tour of Frank Lloyd Wrights Architecture.  Max of 30 bikes, with tickets for 60 participants. Must ride with the group for ticketed group tour
    $23 per person—click here to purchase your tickets

    9AM

    Quecreek Mine Rescue Ride #1 (3 Hours)
    This memorial honors tireless heroism of rescue workers everywhere, as well as serving as a tribute to the coal miners of Western PA and the nation. Max of 30 bikes, with tickets for 60 participants
    $7 per person—click here to purchase your tickets

    9AM

    Horseshoe Curve and Alleghany Railroad Portage Museum (8 Hours)
    Clocking in around 175 miles, this trip will have 5-6 hours of riding time with stops at the two historic sites, plus a lunch break.  In case of rain, ride will be shortened considerably.

    9AM

    Hero Tour at Flight 93 # 1 (3 Hours)
    Join this ride to view the Flight 93 Memorial, the group will be met at the site by a Friend of the Memorial before they set out on their own to explore.  The group will spend about 1 hour at the site. 
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    9:30AM

    Mt. Davis Ride  (3 Hours)
    Explore the beauty of the Laurel Highlands and travel to the highest point in Pennsylvania!
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    10AM

    Johnstown Flood Ride #1 (6.5 Hours)
    Take a ride to the Flood City, Johnstown. Learn about the local heritage and immigrants that were working to build a life, take in the views and learn the history at the Inclined Plane, step foot on the grounds of the prestigious South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, the location of the South Fork dam that tragically failed on Friday, May 31, 1889. We will stop for a lunch break in Johnstown.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    11AM

    Falling Water Ride #2 (4 Hours)
    Sign up for this lead ride for a scheduled tour of Frank Lloyd Wrights Architecture.  Max of 30 bikes, with tickets for 60 participants. Must ride with the group for ticketed group tour
    $23 per person—click here to purchase your ticket

    1PM

    Quecreek Mine Rescue Ride #2 (3 Hours)
    This memorial honors tireless heroism of rescue workers everywhere, as well as serving as a tribute to the coal miners of Western PA and the nation. Max of 30 bikes, with tickets for 60 participants
    $7 per person—click here to puchase your tickets

    2PM

    Johnstown Flood Ride #2  (6.5 Hours)
    Take a ride to the Flood City, Johnstown. Learn about the local heritage and immigrants that were working to build a life, take in the views and learn the history at the Inclined Plane, step foot on the grounds of the prestigious South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club, the location of the South Fork dam that tragically failed on Friday, May 31, 1889. We will stop for a lunch break in Johnstown.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    2PM

    Mason-Dixon Loop (4 Hours)
    Although the Mason-Dixon Line is most commonly associated with the division between the northern and southern states, the 233 mile long line is actually part of a property dispute.  This 103 mile trip will take you north, south, east and west and hit 2 states.  Learn more about the history of the area from your Ride Leader.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    2PM

    Hero Tour at Flight 93 # 2 (3 Hours)
    Join this ride to view the Flight 93 Memorial, the group will be met at the site by a Friend of the Memorial before they set out on their own to explore.  The group will spend about 1 hour at the site.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    2PM

    Route 40 Cruise  (3 Hours)
    Tour the National Road Heritage Corridor (Route 40) as you explore the history of the French and Indian War and the first settlers pushing west.  Includes a 1 hour stop at the Lady Luck Casino.  This is a Class 3 casino and a $10 gift card purchase is required to enter the casino floor.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    3PM

    Ohioplye Loop  (2.5 Hours)
    Welcome to Ohioplye, PA, a borough with a population of 54 and amazing natural beauty in the Ohioplye State park, as well as two covered bridges.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

  • MAY 05 2018
    8AM

    Mason-Dixon Loop (4 Hours)
    Although the Mason-Dixon Line is most commonly associated with the division between the northern and southern states, the 233 mile long line is actually part of a property dispute.  This 103 mile trip will take you north, south, east and west and hit 2 states.  Learn more about the history of the area from your Ride Leader. Tour will begin at Seven Springs end at MDA Thunder Parade Staging
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    9AM

    Lincoln Highway Experience (3 Hours)
    Cruise along one of the first intercontinental highway that stretches from New York City to San Francisco in its entirety. While you won’t be packing on those miles on this trip, you will take in local roadside attractions, and other exciting experiences along the way and be back in Somerset to grab lunch before the Thunder Parade. Tour will begin at Seven Springs end at MDA Thunder Parade Staging
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    9AM

    Mt. Davis Ride (3 Hours)
    Explore the beauty of the Laurel Highlands and travel to the highest point in Pennsylvania! Tour will begin at Seven Springs end at MDA Thunder Parade Staging
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    9AM

    Breakfast Ride to The Pie Shoppe (3.5 Hours
    Join this fun ride lead by a Western PA local and have a piece of famous pie! Ride will begin at Seven Springs and end in Somerset at Thunder Parade Staging.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

    9AM

    Gravity Hill Ride (3.5 Hours)
    Optical illusion or something other force at work?  You be the judge.  This ride will cover a large area of western PA passing the Flight 93 Memorial and include a food stop.  The ride will begin at Seven Springs and end in Somerset at the Thunder Parade Staging.
    Limited to 30 motorcycles—click here to sign up

2018 Location SEVEN SPRINGS MOUNTAIN RESORT

777 Water Wheel Dr, Champion, PA 15622
www.7springs.com

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