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Annual Original Mini-Rally - Adventures and Attractions


Things to Do At the Rally

Saturday Lunch Ride - join our leisurely ride to lunch - destination to be announced.  The ride usually leaves around 10:00am and may return in time for the field events.  Ask for details at registration.

Field Events - Have you lost your edge over the long winter?  See how you fare navigating an obstacle course, or watch others give it a try.  Look for scheduling info near the registration area.

Seminars!!! - With our great new location at Circle Pines Center, we now have meeting space available, and will be offering a couple of seminars. 
    Roadside Repairs (Don Beverage)
Please inquire about this and possibly other seminars at registration when you arrive.

Demo Rides - BMW Motorcycles of Grand Rapids  will be here with a fleet of demo bikes!  You'll need to present your driver's license (with cycle endorsement) and a copy of your AUTOMOBILE insurance certificate in order to take a demo ride.

Saturday Night Live Band 8-11pm - Back by popular demand, The Snuff Queens will entertain us with great music. 

Sunday Pancake Breakfast


Places to Explore and Things To Do Near the Rally Site

With our great new location at Circle Pines Center, we'll be scoping out new and exciting places to ride, things to see and do and more.  This is just a sampling of what's available.  Please check often, as we plan to continue updating this web page right up to rally weekend.


Local Area Events during Mini-Rally Weekend

Tulip Time - Holland, MI   (about 50 miles)  Tulip Festival Begins May 5, 2018.

Kalamazoo Rock & Mineral Show - Kalamazoo Expo Center, Kalamazoo, MI

Antiques on the Bluff - St. Joseph, MI

Hastings Half-Mile Motorcycle Races (about 15 miles)  - Saturday May 5, 2018
Barry Expo Center
1350 N. M-37 Hwy.
Hastings, MI 49058
Gates open at 8am  Racing begins at 12:00pm


Day Tripping

"Your trip begins at Michigan.org" - Michigan.org, the state's official tourism guide is  your one-stop shop for all things Michigan.

  --> Here is the link to the Michigan.org list of attractions near Delton, MI       

Gilmore Car Museum    (about 7 miles) 

Lake Michigan shoreline (multiple port cities -  all less than 100 miles)

Southwestern Michigan Tourist Council

Air Zoo  - Portage, MI (about 23 miles)

Yankee Springs Recreation Area - Middleville, MI (about 14 miles)

Things to do in Holland, MI (about 50 miles)

BMW Motorcycles of Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids, MI (about 39 miles)

Things to do in Grand Rapids, MI (about 45 miles) 






International Female Ride Day is Saturday, May 5, 2018

International Female Ride Day 2018
is Saturday, May 5, 2018  during the 46th Annual Original Mini Rally.  It's a great opportunity for motorcycle dealers, manufacturers and others in our community to witness the positive impact that women have on motorcycling. 

Meet other women riders at the Original Mini Rally and plan a day ride on Saturday.  

More information is available at https://www.facebook.com/InternationalFemaleRideDay/



Original Mini-Rally Information

Circle Pines Center

8650 Mullen Rd.

       Delton, MI
GPS coordinates
42.5740 N, 85.4585 W


Club E-mail

E-mail Webmaster

The BMW Motorcycle Club of Battle Creek is chartered by the BMWMOA #14 & BMWRA #349.

You can contact us at: info@bcbmwclub.com

or mail us at:

BMW Battle Creek Club
P.O. Box 427
Battle Creek, MI 49016-9000