The club in a photo from a March, 1968 article in the Capital Times.
Left to right: Harry Christenson, Bob Andrews, Jean Christenson, Ken Bahl, Russ Atkinson, Milt Alswager, Jeff Dean, George Martin, Fred Sprouse, Arno Lascari and David Maly.
The club in a photo from a March, 1968 article in the Capital Times. Left to right: Harry Christenson, Bob Andrews, Jean Christenson, Ken Bahl, Russ Atkinson, Milt Alswager, Jeff Dean, George Martin, Fred Sprouse, Arno Lascari and David Maly.

Our Past

The Madison BMW Club was founded in 1968 as the 'Madison BMW and Touring Club', an organization of riders who wanted to see Wisconsin from the saddles of BMW and other shaft-driven motorcycles (a rarity in those days). In the early 1970's, it was reorganized as the Madison BMW Club Ltd., receiving charter #7 from the then-new BMW Motorcycle Owners of America (BMW MOA). The Club is also chartered with the BMW Riders Association International BMWRA (Charter #5).

Our Present

Club activities include rides, Sunday morning breakfasts, an annual Club picnic, the annual Cherished But Insignificant Awards Banquet, and our annual rally: the Great River Road Run (GR3) in mid-May.

Our Fearless Leaders

There are lots of dedicated riders and volunteers in the Madsion BMW Club. These are just a few who can answer your most important questions. We invite you to attend a club event. If you'd like a complimentary copy of the Club newsletter, The Mail Boxer, drop a line to our newsletter editor or check out the newsletter page. Take this opportunity to meet other BMW enthusiasts.

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Richard Olsen

Our head honcho leads club meeting sand dedicates an enormous amount of time to make sure we are all having fun!

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Dawn Feneht

Club Vice President
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Dawn fills in whenever the "HH" is unavailable. She also makes the awards banquets a success along with every breakfast meeting for the Madison Club.

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Sam Garst

The hardest working man for the least amount of pay, the Rally Chair throws the biggest party of the year for all of our members.

How To Become a Member

Membership in the Madison BMW Club is $20 per year for an individual; $25 for a couple. New membership applications received after June 30th are $10 for the remaining calendar year. An applicant should attend three Club events within one year. With that, and approval of the membership at the annual Banquet meeting, you become a member in full standing.

If you have any questions about the Club, feel free to contact any Club officer above. We look forward to meeting you at a Club event. Ride safe!

Madison BMW Motorcycle Club
P.O. Box 5601
Madison, WI 53705-5601