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UPCOMING EVENTS

EVERY MONTH - WEATHER PERMITTING

Every Tuesday • Two Wheeled Tuesday at Spiegel Restaurant • 26 1st Avenue, NYC. An eclectic gathering of motorcycles served with multi-cuisine meals. Kick some tires, have some couscous, enjoy the crowd • www.spiegelnyc.com • 212-228-2894

Every Thursday • Bike Night at the Chatterbox Drive-In, Rtes. 15/206, Augusta, NJ. Tire kicking, good food and friends • www.chatterboxdrivein.com

2nd Friday April thru September 9th @ 6-8pm • 120 N. Queen Street, Lancaster, PA • The Lancaster County Motorcycle Dealers Association invites you to share their passion of riding and discover all that historic downtown Lancaster has to offer • More info: www.2FBN.com

Every Saturday May thru October • Bergen County Harley Davidson Saddle Up Saturday. 9am for coffee and bagels. Ride departs at 10am. Return to the dealership for FREE food and music. Proper attire MUST be worn! No shorts or sneakers. BCHD, 124 Essex St, Rochelle Park, NJ • 201-843-6930 • www.bergenharleydavidson.com

Every Sunday • Tramontin Harley-Davidson Biker Breakfast. 9-11am (weather permitting). Join us for breakfast before you ride. Great atmosphere, food and hospitality. Tramontin H-D, Exit 12, I-80, Hope, NJ • 908-459-4101 • TramontinHD.com

MAY 2017

28 • Dawn Patrol MC Memorial Day Ride. Sign in: Bradley Gardens Firehouse, 24 Old York Rd, Bridgewater, NJ 9am-noon with coffee + donuts • Endsite: Dawn Patrol MC Clubhouse, 106 Robert St, Bradley Gardens, Bridgewater, NJ • 908-722-4357 • DawnPatrolmc.com

JUNE 2017

3 • Cars & Motorcycles of England at Oakburne Mansion, Westtown, PA. $5/adults, $4/seniors/ $3 kids, $20/show vehicle registration • Gates open 8:30am, 10am judging, 2:30pm awards • Over 250 cars and motorcycles on exhibit. Full details call 267-258-7071 or visit dvtr.org/CMoE.html

4 • Camelback Ski Patrol Motorcycle Run (rain date June 18th) sSign in: Pocono Mountain Harley-Davidson: GPS address 1 Gypsum Rd, Stroudsburg, PA 9:30am KSU 11AM. $15/rider, $10/passenger,$10/non-riders. Endsite: Camelback Mountain Resort, 301 Resort Drive, Tannersville, PA. Tour beautiful Pocono Mountain roads, about 90 minute ride. Includes: Ride, live music, mountain coaster ride. Cash food and drinks available • www.camelbackskipatrol.org/motorcycle-ride

5-10 • DirtDaze - Lake Luzerne, NY • 518-798-7888 • www.DirtDaze.com

6-10 • Americade - world's largest motorcycle touring rally - Lake George, NY • 518-798-7888 • www.americade.com

9-11 • Street Skills LLC On-Road style cornering confidence courses @ Americade. Lake Luzerne, NY • 585-802-9859 • www.streetskills.net

10 • 14th Annual Ride for the River Poker Run through the Upper Raritan River Watershed to benefit the Raritan Headwaters Assoc. All welcome. Prizes for top hands. Sign in/Endsite: 9-11am Spruce Run Rec Area, 68 Van Syckels Rd, Clinton, NJ. Picnic, bike show, refreshments. Pre-reg $30 incl. t-shirt/Day of event $30; t-shirt $15; picnic only $15 11am-3pm • www.raritanheadwaters.org • 908-234-1852. Rain or Shine.

10-18 • Laconia Motorcycle Week - world's oldest motorcycle rally - Laconia, NH • 603-366-2000 • www.laconiamcweek.com

15-17 • 25th Anniversary Mid-Atlantic Women’s Motorcycle Rally, Front Royal, VA - Holiday Inn Blue Ridge Shadows. Featured speakers and seminars, rides and more. For full details visit www.mawmr.org

18 • New York Cruisers Last Ride. MEET: 8:30-9:30am Hutchinson River Parkway North Mobil Station, White Plains. NY KSU 10am • Short ride and lunch to follow. For more informaiton please call Kevin Quinn 914-774-4468 • KQuinn5801@gmail.com

19 • 26th International Motorcycle & Scooter RIDE TO WORK DAY • RideToWork.org

21 • 30th Annual Gooch’s Garlic Run presented by Blue Knights NJIX benefitting families of children stricken with illness. Sign in: 4:30-6:30pm Rockaway Townsquare Mall, Rt. 80/Mt Hope Rd, Rockaway, NJ. KSU: 6:30 - ride to Newark’s Iron Bound District. $15 pre-reg/bike • $30 VIP reg incl. VIP ride spot, event t-shirt and pin • $20 day of ride/bike • Full Police Escort with great food, music, vendors at endsite • Full details visit www.BKNJIX.org

22-25 • Thunder in the Valley, Johnstown, PA • JohnstownThunder.com

23-25 • Bob's BMW Ride & Camp Adventure Weekend - Come ride with us in the mountains of West Virginia! Do you have an adventure bike and ride it on gravel roads? Do you have an adventure bike and want to ride it off pavement? Whether you are a novice or experienced adventure rider, this weekend is for you! BOB’S BMW, KLIM and Zacker ADVentures are teaming up to get you out for a true “Unfiltered Experience”. Spaces for this weekend of training and adventure are very limited and will fill fast. Reserve your space online or call 301-497-8949 today!

23-25 • Hudson Valley Motorcycles Ducati Demo Days - only stop in the tri-state area. Demo ride your choice of 2017 Ducati motorcycle. 179 N. Highland Ave/Route 9, Ossining, NY • 914-762-2722 • HVMotorcycles.com or check Facebook for details.

30-July 2 • Conserve the Ride 2017 sponsored by AltRider. ADV Getaway in Palmerton, PA. $305 registration includes camping, catered meals, GPS-led rides for all skill levels, seminars, giveaways and more. Full details www.altrider.com • 206-922-3618

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JULY 2017

8-9 • Ramapo MC Club’s 41st Annual Ramapo 500. 500 miles of gorgeous scenery and backroads, free camping, onsite trailer rentals, nearby hotels, river swimming, Saturday night dinner, awards and prizes, Sunday breakfast, starter pins and finisher patches. Sign in: RMC Clubhouse/Veterans Memorial Assoc, 66 Lake Rd, Congers, NY • 7am. Details: Fred Peck (845) 300-1247 • rmc@ramapomc.org • www.ramapomc.org

9 • Rolling Thunder NJ 3 Freedom Run. Sign in: 9-11am Goodwill Fire Co., 689 Water St, Belvidere, NJ. Escorted Ride: 11:30am SHARP. Free event to promote POW, MIA awareness and veteran's rights • www.rollingthundernj3.wixsite.com/rtnj3

30 • Sacramento Community Fire Co. Annual Raffle Run & Bike Raffle. Sign in 10:30-noon Erdman Sportsman Assoc., 1143 Erdman Rd, Lykens, PA. $30/rider includes pig roast and other food and refreshments, live band. Grand prize drawing for a 2017 H-D FXDL Dyna Low Rider and other prizes • www.scdc14.com

AUGUST 2017

14 • Street Skills LLC Cornering Confidence Track Day course @ New York Safety Track, Harpersfield, NY • 585-802-9859 • www.streetskills.net

17-20 • 3rd Annual Touratech Rally East, Huntingdon, PA. 4-day rally with opportunity for riders from around the US and the world to camp out, attend workshops and presentations, improve riding skills meet industry pros and explore fun mountain roads. Rides for different experience levels and all street-legal motorcycles are welcome. Check here for details and signup.

25-27 • Dream Ride Experience to benefit Special Olympics. Motorcycle Rally & Ride. Car and Motorcycle Show, live entertainment, chili cook-off and much more. Ride: sign in 8-9:30am/ KSU 10am sharp. Farmington Polo Club, 152 Town Farm Rd, Farmington, CT. Full details: 844-DRM-RIDE * DreamRide.org

27 • Rolling Thunder NJ 3 Poker Run. Sign in: 9-11am Tramontin H-D, Exit 12/Route 80, Hope, NJ. $20 each rider and passenger; $20 walk-in. Food, music and prizes • www.rollingthundernj3.wixsite.com/rtnj3

SEPTEMBER 2017

3 • Dawn Patrol MC Labor Day Ride Ride. Lime dot/Route Sheet Ride. Live music, Food, Vendors, door prizes, horshoe Pit and Games. Full details: www.dawnpatrolmc.com • 732-356-5838

8-10 • BMW MC Owners of Vermont 35th Annual Green Mountain Rally. Attendance limited to 250. Plenty of camping space, with limited cabin space available. BMW riders and guests of all brands are invited to join us for another legendary rally at ou rCamp Thorpe location, located in Goshen, VT off the Brandon Gap Road/Rte. 73 inthe heart of the Green Mountains. bmwmov.wildapricot.org

21-25 • BACKROADS FALL FIESTA - NY STATE OF MIND TOUR. Full details on our Rally webpageInn on the Lake, Canandaigua NYBonnie Castle Resort, Alexandria Bay NYMelody Manor, Bolton Landing NY.

OCTOBER 2017

14-19 • Backroads CLASS Rally. More details on Rally site.

15 • Ramapo MC Club Fall Foliage Tour to benefit the Valerie Fund for childhood cancer research. Guided or self-guided tour along Hudson Valley’s autumn foliage roads. Sign in: Rhodes North Tavern, 40 Orange Tpke, Sloatsburg, NY @ 9am. Details: Kent Sullwold (845) 304-3454 • kms.elec.engr@gmail.com • www.ramapomc.org

15 • 29th Annual Harvey C Irons Make-A-Wish Ride hosted by the Blue Knights NJIX. Sign-in/Endstie: Skylands Stadium, Route 565, Augusta, NJ. Register: 9am • KSU 11am. Coffee/Donuts @ Reg; Entertainment, vendors & lunch @ return. Proceeds to Make-A-Wish Foundation of NJ. $20/pp; under 12 free • www.bknjix.org • 973-729-4072

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