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Flying Piston Benefit

We had the opportunity to attend the Flying Piston Benefit: Builders Breakfast last year 2021 during Daytona Bike Week!! We honestly didn't know much about Flying Piston, their story, their mission, their purpose... however after attending the event and meeting more amazing individuals in our Moto-community we learned about All Kids Bike. (Another amazing organization doing good in our communities - blog about it soon)

Why are we showcasing the event? Raising 5 kids and witnessing firsthand how our motorcycle community can come together to raise money and help others is something that is dear to our hearts! This is an event that everyone can get behind especially when we are teaching our younger generation important skills including balance & the LOVE of 2 wheels!

What is "Flying Piston Benefit"

Collaboration between Marilyn Stemp from Iron Trader News & Jeff Najar from Horsepower Marketing to promote new ridership & Veteran support within our Motorcycle Community! Learn more about FPB at

When is "Flying Piston Benefit"

Daytona Bike Week at Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona (March 6, 2022)

Sturgis Rally at The Buffalo Chip (date: TBA)

Supporting the motorcycle community through All Kids Bike which strives to teach all kids to ride 2 wheels through a training program in Kindergarten PE class. Find out more information here:

As soon as tickets were available for the 2022's Flying Piston Benefits: Builders Breakfast; we jumped on the wagon and purchased our tickets! I wanted to share a little bit about the event and events throughout the entire year. I spoke with Marilyn Stemp this morning and she shared the following.... sums it all up way better than I can!!

The following is taken from Flying Piston Benefit press release & website. Be sure to stay up to date with news & announcements on their social media pages too!

Custom builders, industry celebs and riders in the know will be at Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson on Sunday morning, March 6, 2022, for the Flying Piston Benefit Builders Breakfast. For the second year in a row, this stellar meet & greet brings the motorcycle industry together to kick off Daytona Bike Week and support new rider initiatives.

2nd Annual Flying Piston Builders Breakfast Rolls into Bruce Rossmeyer’s

Daytona Harley-Davidson for Daytona Bike Week

IRONe Customs Will be Unveiled and Auctioned. Let’s get kids riding bikes!

The signature feature of the Breakfast is the IRONe16 Build-Off presented by STACYC showcasing five professionally customized IRONe electric bikes, which will be unveiled and auctioned that morning.

“This Flying Piston Breakfast revives the builder breakfast events of the mid-2000’s when Bruce Rossmeyer himself welcomed us to gather the riding community in support of local charities,” said Marilyn Stemp, co-founder of Flying Piston Benefit. “We’re delighted that Shelly and Mandy Rossmeyer are carrying on the tradition, making a place for riders to meet legacy and emerging custom builders and to support the motorcycle community.”

The 2022 class of IRONe pro builders includes: Cory Ness of Arlen Ness Enterprises, Steve Lacona of Lacona Customs, Gina Woods of Open Road Radio, Brian Schaffran of Skidmark Garage and NASCAR legend Rusty Wallace with his son Steven Wallace of Southern Country Customs. Each builder will customize Harley-Davidson’s top-of-the-line model: the IRONe 16 Brushless, the extended range lithium ion battery-powered electric balance bike.

“The first step to a motorcycle license is learning how to ride a bicycle,” said Mandy Rossmeyer, Director of Marketing & Events at Bruce Rossmeyer’s H-D. “We are excited to again bring the Flying Piston Builder’s Breakfast to Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson at Destination Daytona and proud to support motorcycling in our local community by enabling an All Kids Bike training program at Ormond Beach Elementary School.”

Added STACYC’s Matt Schumann, “The team at STACYC are always excited to grow the next generation of riders. Supporting programs like the Flying Piston Builders Breakfast and the Rossmeyers are great ways to share the love of riding. We can’t wait to see the creativity these builders share.”

In the spirit of such events held at Bruce Rossmeyer’s over a decade ago, dozens of world-class custom builders have been invited to attend for the meet & greet. Names will be released as invitations are accepted. Along with the unveiling of the five custom IRONe bikes and a hearty breakfast, attendees can bid on original artwork and other gearhead items. Can’t attend? Bidding will be available in North America via the digital auction app QTEGO.

The Builder Breakfast will be held at the Pavilion on the grounds of Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona Harley-Davidson at Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach, FL. Only those holding tickets will enjoy exclusive entry to the Destination Daytona Pavilion, access to the builder community and, of course, breakfast. Parking is free and tickets are available in advance for $20 ($25 at the door) at

Proceeds will establish an All Kids Bike program at Ormond Beach Elementary School. Major sponsors include: Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona H-D, Sturgis Buffalo Chip, Rubenstein Law, STACYC, Steve’s Garage and Hot Leathers, with additional input from Strider, Kirsh Helmets, Klock Werks, Cometic Gasket, Mimi & Moto, Atomic Bob, Twisted Fork & Spoon, Bikernet, Cycle Source and Iron Trader News.

Media, Sponsors and Participants: The Flying Piston Charity Breakfasts are produced by Marilyn Stemp and Jeff Najar. For sponsor information or to donate auction items contact: Marilyn Stemp, 828-205-8482, More at: or

A few pictures & video from 2021 Flying Piston Benefit: Builders Breakfast during Daytona Bike Week and we can't wait to be there with all the amazing builders for the 2022 Flying Pistons Benefit!

About Bruce Rossmeyer’s Harley-Davidson: Family owned and operated since 1994, Daytona Harley-Davidson® prides itself in providing the ultimate buying experience to the Harley-Davidson® enthusiast. Daytona's 100 + associates, in addition to the associates at Bruce Rossmeyer's New Smyrna and Main Street Harley-Davidson® locations, are all dedicated to delivering "The Bruce Rossmeyer Difference." For more Information, please visit

About The Flying Piston: Flying Piston Charity Events are produced by Marilyn Stemp of Iron Trader News and Jeff Najar of Horsepower Marketing to assist in raising awareness and funds for non-profits and individuals in the motorcycle community. Contact: Marilyn Stemp, 828-205-8482, or

Pictures & footage are from 2021 FPBB at Bruce Rossmeyer's Daytona Harley-Davidson during Daytona Bike Week

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