Soon An Annual Elvis Presley Rally?

Lisa Wade is the niece of Bruce Rossmeyer who owns the largest number of Harley Dealerships and also Daytona Destination Harley (total 12 locations). Since January 15, Lisa is in charge of the new Bruce Rossmeyer’s Elvis Presley Graceland Harley-Davidson boutique in Memphis, TN and intends to open in 2010 Destination Southern Thunder Harley-Davidson on 5.3 acres in nearby Horn Lake, Miss. The pretext for opening Graceland Harley-Davidson is the 30th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley to be commemorated next month. Because Elvis loved and owned Harleys (and also gave some to friends), Bruce Rossmeyer created replicas of the 1957 Harley-Davidson Elvis owned. 25 of these limited-edition Harleys would have already been sold at a price of $58,850. In addition, Lisa Wade is already thinking about the possibility of an annual Elvis Presley Rally in Memphis  She reasons that with the food, the music, the entertainment for which Memphis is famous there is a great opportunity to have a tremendous motorcycle event in this area. She thinks that there is much more to do there for bikers than in Daytona and that music can compete with the beach. Her first evaluation is that a 1st Elvis Rally in Memphis would easily bring 30,000 to 50,000 bikers.   


6 Responses to “Soon An Annual Elvis Presley Rally?”

  1. 1 Scott Jul 17th, 2007 at 9:36 am

    More events is always good for the industry.

  2. 2 Brad Bailey Jul 18th, 2007 at 11:13 am

    Why not going to Memphis?

  3. 3 Chris Jul 18th, 2007 at 6:20 pm

    Elvis Bike Week? Love me tender (THUNDER) ….

  4. 4 CC Jul 19th, 2007 at 7:24 am

    Now that is a great idea!

  5. 5 chris Sep 1st, 2008 at 4:19 pm

    that would be great,,,, an Elvis rally….

  6. 6 Nicker Sep 1st, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    “… Elvis loved and owned Harleys (and also gave some to friends)…”

    Ya, in an interview with a Graceland Groupie the guy said that one time Elvis had a trailer full of HDs pulled into the compound and told everyone to go pick themselves a bike!!

    My kind-a friend………. 🙂


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