Honda Gold Wing Road Riders Invade Camp Jordan

Friday, April 26, 2013

The annual Honda Gold Wing Spring Fling  is at Camp Jordan Park and Arena Friday through Sunday. The event is sponsored by the Tennessee Gold Wing Road Riders Association and Southern Honda Powersports in Chattanooga. 

Vendors are set up in the Arena Friday– Saturday, selling bike gear, motorcycle clothing and other motorcycle related items. The Gold Wing Spring Fling is so big that there will be no other events or ballgames going on in the park during the event. 

The City of East Ridge welcomes the riders to the city and Camp Jordan. The public is asked to use caution during the riders' stay because there will be a lot of Gold Wings on the road in East Ridge in the next few days. 

On Thursday night there was a Parade of Lights through East Ridge.

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