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Wheels in the Field


  • Town of Chester Lovers Lane Chester, VT (map)

Team MAX is excited for the second year of Wheels in the Field an Oktoberfest German gear head gathering of BMW Motorcycles the weekend of October in the Town of Chester, Vermont.

*THIS IS A BMW ONLY EVENT.  ALL CC BIKES WILL BE WELCOME (310 all the way up to 1200), BUT THEY MUST BE BMW.*

On Saturday, an organized BMW only Dual Sport ride will take place, along with a Scottish Trials event held at The Pinnacle on the Town of Chester property.  The Dual Sport ride will be lead by Team MAX members and will wind through the peak foliage of southern Vermont.  This lead ride is open to BMW GS-type bikes.

A Rider's Meeting for the day will take place at 8:30 AM The organized ride will leave promptly at 9:00 AM and return to the pinnacle. 

After an afternoon break, the skills portion and Hill Climb, referred to as the Scottish Trials will take place.  This is a timed event with a variety of tests to challenge the BMW Dual Sport rider with a scenic loop through the Town Forest. 

In addition to the motorcycle events of the weekend, a car show hosted by the local Porsche club will also take place on the Town green throughout Saturday.

To wrap up the day on Saturday, an awards dinner will be held at 6:00 PM at the American Legion.  This Oktoberfest themed celebration of the day’s events will be open to participants and spectators. Cost of the dual sport ride, Scottish Trials, including dinner is $40.00.  Dinner only tickets are available for $25.00 for spectators and guests.

Camping for the weekend will be available at the American Legion field.  Fire pits and wood will be provided by the town.  Alternatively, there are plenty of options for lodging either on-site in the surrounding area.  Heritage Deli & Bakery will be offering for purchase breakfast items such as egg sandwiches, and coffee at the camping area at the American Legion both Saturday and Sunday morning.

There will be additional lodging and camping options this year with showers - details to be released soon.

There are plenty of options for dining either on-site or throughout the Town of Chester, VT.

Business throughout town will be offering specials and discounts to participants of this weekend.

Sandri Sunoco in Chester, VT has ethanol-free gasoline and will be offering gift bags to motorcycle participants.

*THIS IS A BMW ONLY EVENT.  ALL CC BIKES WILL BE WELCOME (310 all the way up to 1200), BUT THEY MUST BE BMW.*

Registration is open now:

http://msreg.com/WITF2019

Earlier Event: September 20
MAX BMW Off-Road School