Results 1 to 15 of 25

Thread: Voni and Ardys Rock!

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    BMW MOV Muriel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    White River Jct, VT
    Posts
    789

    Voni and Ardys Rock!

    They've achieved their 1 million miles on BMWs! Congratulations to both of you.
    See our home page: http://www.bmwmoa.org/
    BMW MOA Secretary
    '07 F650 '12 F650 twin
    Running on One Cylinder - except when running on two

  2. #2
    Rally Rat Sue's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Waukesha, WI
    Posts
    2,009

    posted by Paul Glaves

    --------------------------------------
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    --------------------------------------

    Ouray, Colorado
    Red Mountain Overlook on the Million Dollar Highway
    August 30, 2011

    Voni Glaves and Ardys Kellerman became the first two women in North
    America to document riding one million miles on BMW motorcycles. As they
    approached these accomplishments they arranged to meet in Ouray,
    Colorado to ride their one-millionth miles together on U.S. Highway 550,
    the ÔÇ£Million Dollar Highway. They reached this milestone at Red Mountain
    Overlook between Ouray and Silverton, Colorado the morning of August 30,
    2011. Dealership documentation of their achievements has been sent to
    BMW Motorrad U.S.A. and to the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America, each of
    which provides mileage awards at 100,000 mile intervals.

    Glaves, 64, is a retired teacher who resides in the Texas Big Bend just
    north of Big Bend National Park. Kellerman, 79, is a retired electronics
    technician who resides in Lexington, Texas. Both have been riding BMW
    motorcycles for many years. Kellerman bought her first BMW in 1985.
    Glaves first BMW was her MotherÔÇÖs Day present in 1977. Glaves
    accumulated the million miles on 15 different BMWs over the years since
    then. Her highest mileage on a single motorcycle was 357,658 miles on a
    1993 R1100RS, which she still owns. Kellerman has owned 16 BMWs
    including a 1999 R1100RT with 170,000 miles.

    Both Kellerman and Glaves are experienced long distance endurance
    riders. Glaves finished the 11-day Iron Butt Rally in 2003. Kellerman
    completed the biennial 11-day Iron Butt Rally four times.
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Sue Rihn #43753
    BMW MOA Director - Ambassador
    Sometimes it's the bend in the road that makes life worth the ride.

  3. #3
    "Running Out The Clock" grafikfeat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    WA State
    Posts
    5,432
    Yep. Makes me a boot shiner... Twice Over.

    Congratulations Ladies!

  4. #4
    not so retired henzilla's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    between SanAntone & the Weird Place, TX
    Posts
    5,747
    Congrats to two of the riders I admire for their determination, non- bravado accomplishments and always fun to talk to...doesn't hurt they both live in Texas either
    Steve Henson
    SABMWRA MOA Club#62's Flat Fixer/ current forum moderator
    It's not the breaths you take, but the moments that take your breath away-D.Dillon/G. Strait

  5. #5
    Outlander Omega Man's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Mansfield,MA
    Posts
    5,897
    and the hopes for another mil safe sMiles.
    "Well they say.. time loves a hero but only time will tell.. If he's real, he's a legend from heaven If he ain't he was sent here from hell" Lowell George
    2009 F800GS 1994 TW200
    Part of the Forum Threadside Assistance Program

  6. #6
    Small road corner junkie pffog's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    WNY, Further fron NYC, than 6 entire states!
    Posts
    2,035
    Congrats both!

  7. #7
    Riding where it's hot! AZ-J's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Posts
    2,586
    Congratulations, women!
    My bike shown here
    Jordan M, MOA #24434
    My Blog

  8. #8
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Posts
    3

    Question???

    In the press release it says "Voni Glaves and Ardys Kellerman became the first two women in North
    America to document riding one million miles on BMW motorcycles."
    My question is do any other woman have 1 millions miles on any motorcycle?
    I did a quick search but could not find any.
    Thanks
    Darren

  9. #9
    Addicted to curves azgman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Location
    AZ
    Posts
    674
    Congratulations Voni and Ardys! Very impressive number of Smiles!
    MOA #107139
    RA #28511
    YB #2005

  10. #10
    twharvey twharvey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Watkinsville, Georgia
    Posts
    2

    Congratulations to Voni and Ardys!

    Congratulations ladies! Most impressive! Cheers!

  11. #11
    Registered User GALA's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    82

    wow !!

    Congratulations girls.
    When did you ride the first mile ?

  12. #12
    Jack Herbst
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Oro Valley, AZ
    Posts
    586
    I do not believe you two "girls" rode a million miles on your BMW's. No girls can ride that far-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------and still look that good.

    Jack
    "All my life I wanted to be somebody. Now I realize I should have been more specific."

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •