Jim Allen has been a member of the club since 2015 and currently riding a K1200 GT and a K1200RS sporting a Hannigan side car. He and his wife Ruth have been riding two up since the 70’s and traveled across the US, Canada and the Maritimes. One of the more enjoyable trips was the trip to Alaska with club members in 2018.
Jim is an aircraft mechanic and inspector and holds a commercial swimming pool license.
Jim and his wife have been active in the food service planning and implementation at the BMWNEF winter rally at Camp Blanding
Steve Wishard became a BMWNEF member in 2017. The next couple of years his time was occupied with his business and associations with other local riders. In the fall of 2019 Steve closed his business and retired. Since then he has been contributing more and more to our club. In January 2020 he became a member of the Marketing & Public Relations Committee. Steve has been instrumental in enhancing our digital marketing campaigns adding video and photographic content. Steve received his first motorcycle endorsement, along with his first drivers license, in 1969, in his home state of Illinois. During those first years on two wheels he owned several street bikes and a Yamaha MX bike, which he raced. Steve is a premier member of the IBA, and has completed multiple SS1Ks, a BBG and a 100ccc. Steve still plans to complete the George Wyman Challenge and Key West to Prudhoe Bay challenges.