The Annual Southern Kick-off Ride for the Trail of Tears (formerly the Charlie Maxwell Ride) with riders from GA-FL-TN-AL leaving Cartersville, GA and meeting riders from Cherokee, NC in Ocoee, TN to ride together to the Trail of Tears Memorial Ride kick-off party at Thunder Creek Harley-Davidson in Chattanooga, TN will leave from Southern Devil Harley Davidson in Cartersville promptly at noon on September 16, 2016.  Ride will be LEO escorted.  All riders and bikes welcome-Ride at your own risk.  Line-up will begin at 10:00AM with festivities at Southern Devil during their anniversary celebration.  Be sure to tell them THANK YOU!

At Southern Devil Harley in Cartersville, Chef Henry Chandler will be catering his famous Cajun breakfast, and it is NOT TO BE MISSED!

Riders from Cherokee, NC will stage and meet at the south parking lot of the Cherokee Expo Center, 1501 Acquoni Rd, Cherokee, NC  28719 at 10:30AM with kickstands up at 11:00AM SHARP!  Stops will be in Murphy, NC for fuel and in Ocoee, TN at the meeting with the group coming north from Cartersville.

Lance Cyr (Three Feathers) will lead this ride.