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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 Tuesday • Bike Night @ The Ear Inn, 326 Spring St, NYC

2nd Tuesday - Cycle Gear Hicksville Bike Night, 137 N Broadway, Hicksville, NY

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

3rd Thursday - Renegade Outlet Bike Night • 6-9pm. 511 Commack Rd, Deer Park, NY

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

1st Sunday - Hudson Valley Motorcycle Caffeine and Gasoline Sunday Morning Meetup. 8am-12noon, 179 North Highland Ave, Ossining, NY.

MAY 2018

4-6 • International Female Ride Day East Coast hosted by Garden State Girls Chapter of WOW. Tramontin Harley-Davidson, Hope, NJ

4-5 • Hermy’s BMW/Triumph Spring Open House. Fri, May 4 - Adventure MC Traveler Sam Manicom 8 Years Around the World Presentation 6-9PM. Please RSVP to suzy@hermys.com • Sat, May 5 Open House with BBQ @ 11, door prizes, in-store specials and more. 69 Centre St, Port Clinton, PA • 610-562-7303

4-6 • Frontline Eurosports Annual Spring Rally. For more details visit here.

5 - Moroney's Pancake Breakfast and Bike Blessing. 9:30-11:30am. Kick start the season with a traditional Bike Blessing and breakfast. 833 Union Ave, New Windsor, NY – 845-564-5400

5-6 • 12 • Frontline Eurosports hosts the BMW Demo Truck. See website for full details or call 540-387-9780 • www.frontlineeurosports.com • 1003 Electric Rd, Salem, VA.

12 • Jim Moroney’s Spring Opener. 9am-3pm. Funky jams, groovy vendors, dynomite food, new 2018 models and so much more. 15% off licensed product apparel, aftermarket parts, obsolete and end of season items only. 833 Union Ave, New Windsor, NY • 800-FASTHOG

11-13 • 5th Annual High Pass Boogie to benefit the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation hosted by Frontline Eurosports and Eurosport Asheville. Full weekend of Southern VA's best motorcycle routes for both on and off-road riding based at Willville Motorcycle Campground, Meadows of Dan, VA. Route distances 150-300 miles. Limited tickets available to book early. Click here to order tickets. For more info email: info@highpassboogie.com

10-13 • 33rd Annual NCOM Convention • Mobile, AL. Host hotel: Renaissance Riverview Plaza Hotel. Special rates available, book by 4/19/18. Details and registration online:

16-21 • 20th ANNIVERSARY BACKROADS SPRING BREAK • This year will be the 20th Anniversary of our Rallies, and we hope to make it another great trip, with a bonus day at beginning and end • Heading south to VA and WV, you can find all the details on www.backroadsusa.com/rallies.html

17 • Frontline Eurosports Thursday Rider’s Night with Late Until Eight hours and complimentary food (bustin’ out the smoker) to enjoy while taking advantage of Flash Sales. 540-387-9780 • www.frontlineeurosports.com • 1003 Electric Rd, Salem, VA.

17-20 • COG Northeast Spring Fling - Wellsboro, PA. Ths area is abundant with museums, wineries, terrific scenery and great roads. The event fee includes Saturday group dinner buffet. Non-members welcome. Ride route sheets available. Complete details and registration online or call Jason Kaplitz @ 814-615-9138 or cog62@kaplitz.com

18-20 • Morton's BMW Spring Fling Rally at Natural Bridge, VA. Located in Virginia's scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley, this rally brings together great riding, good food, comfortable accommodations, and wonderful company at the Natural Bridge Hotel and Conference Center. Featuring vendors, scavenger hunt covered bridge ride, door prizes, catered Brats & Brews Friday dinner, catered Saturday buffet dinner and presentation, and more, all at one affordable price. www.mortonsbmw.com/springfling_2018.htm to register or call 540-891-9844.

18-20 • Dover Moto Riding for a Cure • In addition to one of a kind vistas, country road rides, and top notch food and drink options, the area provides convenient rider friendly lodging for your weekend stay. Choose from any of the participating inns, lodges, bed and breakfasts with outstanding service and advice on area rides and attractions. Pre-registration will be available until April 22, 2018. Register and pay at the Inn you are staying.Day and Weekend registration available online as well as a listing of participating lodging and rates: dovermoto.com

19 • Gourmet Gallery 2nd Annual Pig Roast. 5pm until late night. All You Can Eat roasted pig, pulled pork, sides and more. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free offerings available. Live band, vendors, prizes and other entertainment. Tickets available at Gourmet Gallery: $30 advance/$35 day of/Under 6 pig out for free. 31 Main St, Blairstown, NJ • 908-362-0051

19 • Brooklyn MAYD Powersports Group Ride honoring Nicky 'Kentucky Kid' Hayden. Meet @ 10am 857 Broadway, Brookly, NY to ride to The Landing @ Jones Beach. $10/pre-reg - $15/day of event to be donated to the Hayden Family • 347-425-7950

19-20 • 5th Annual New Sweden 450 sponsored by the New Sweden BMW Riders. 450 miles of great back roads linked together in the tri-state area. The ride will take place over the course of 2 days, traversing some of the best roads in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York (and perhaps Delaware). We provide doughnuts and coffee during registration, free camping, a great dinner on Saturday night, prizes, a 50/50 drawing, a hearty breakfast on Sunday morning, and a finisher’s patch. Route sheets will be provided at the starting location, directions will clearly indicate mileage, turns, and gas/eating spots. GPS uploads available (Donations accepted). This is not a group ride or a parade. Participants can elect to ride in groups, with friends or solo. You decide your own pace. Sign-In between 8:30-10 am Saturday, May 19th at Cycle-Gear, 2070 Rt. 70 (East) Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 and ends Sunday, May 20 at PJ Whelihans, 1854, Rt. 70 (East) Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Pre-registration $55, day of event $60 (credit cards accepted). $5 discount for New Sweden club members. More info and registration: http://450.nsbmwr.com

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20 • Bergen & Hudson Valley Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Scavenger Hunt 2 to benefit the 200 Club of Bergen Co. Sign in: Bergen Harley, 124 Essex St, Rochelle Park, NJ 9-10:15am. $20-rider/$10-passenger. Endsite: Hudson Valley Harley, 33 Rte. 304, Nanuet, NY.

25-27 • Charter Oak Rally hosted by Connecticut River Valley BMW Riders. Crystal Pond at Camp Nahaco, Eastford ‘Quiet Corner, CT. Camping showers, pretty country roads, great food (including our famous Friday nithg chili), door prizes and an excellent reason to get your motorcycle out of the garage. More info: email rally@crvbmw.org

JUNE 2018

4-9 • Americade, the largest touring rally in the world, Lake George, NY • For more details and registration online: • 518-798-7888

6-9 • DIrtDaze Adventure Bike Rally, Lake Luzerne, NY • For more details and registration online • 518-798-7888

10 • Warriors Run. Sign in/Endsite: American Legion Post 170, 33 W. Passaice St, Rochelle Park, NJ. 8-9:30am. KSU 10am. $25/rider - $15/passenger - $10 walkin. A beautiful, scenic motorcycle ride for our MILITARY, supporting the wounded, fallen and their families. Food, BBQ, entertainment, vendors. More info: Steve trikeguy22@aol.com

10 • 4th Annual SpringFest Poker Run to benefit American Legion Riders. SignIn/Endsite: Marsh Kellog Post #139, Country Rd 2001, Milford, PA • 9:30am - $25/rider • $15/non-rider or passenger. Food, drinks, prizes, tricky tray and live music with Midnight Slim. More info: Rich Catero: 845-662-1675

14 • Frontline Eurosports Thursday Rider’s Night with Late Until Eight hours and complimentary food (bustin’ out the smoker) to enjoy while taking advantage of Flash Sales. 540-387-9780 • www.frontlineeurosports.com • 1003 Electric Rd, Salem, VA.

9-16 • HeliBars Open House Week during Laconia Bike Week. 20 Industrial Way, Cornish, ME • 9am-5pm daily. Installs, shop tours, product specials. If you’re in Laconia for Bike Week take the short ride to Maine to see where HeliBars are made by American craftsmen and women • 800-289-1047

9-17 • 95th Laconia Motorcycle Week, the world’s oldest motorcycle rally, presented by Progressive, New Hampshire. For more details and registration • 603-366-2000

18 • Ride to Work Day.

20 • 31st Annual Gooch’s Garlic Run presented by Blue Knights NJIX to benefit Families of Children stricken with Illness. Sign in: 4:30-6:30pm; KSU 6:30p. Rockaway Townsquare Mall, Rt. 80/Mt. Hope Rd, Rockaway, NJ. More info: www.BKNJIX.org

23-24 • 3rd Annual Gathering of the Antique Motorcycles sponsoered by Jersey Shore Chapter of the AMCA - Celebrating the 70th Anniverwary of the Panhead. Allaire Village, 4263 Atlantic Ave, Wall, NJ. 11am-5pm with free admission to all DISPLAYING MOTORCYCLES 20 years and older. Bacon, Bike and Brew Festival also. More info: Calude Rains 848-992-4904 or ClaudeRains@JSAMCA.com

30 • Jersey Shore Chapter of the AMCA and the Village of Allaire presents an Old Fashion Antique Motorcycle Swap Meet. 9am-4pm Allaire State Park, 4265 Atlantic Ave, Farmindale, NJ. Free vendor space (150 spots 20' x 20') $30 refundable deposit required to hold 1 space. First come, first booked. More info: Tom Logan 732-458-2150.

JULY 2018

12 • Frontline Eurosports Thursday Rider’s Night with Late Until Eight hours and complimentary food (bustin’ out the smoker) to enjoy while taking advantage of Flash Sales. 540-387-9780 • www.frontlineeurosports.com • 1003 Electric Rd, Salem, VA.

12-15 • BMW MOA International Rally, Des Moines, IA • for more details and registration online

14-15 • 42nd Annual Running of the Ramapo 500. Sign in: Veterans Memorial Assoc., 66 Lake Rd East, Congers, NY. Endsite: Appalachian RV Campground, Shartlesville, PA. Overnight camping included in registration fee: Pre-reg $45 • Day of $60 cash only. Incl. route, Sat. dinner, awards and prizes, Sun. breakfast, starter pin and finisher patch. GPS upload available for extra fee. ramapomc.org

28 • 21st Annual Kids & Cancer Benefit Motorcycle Run. Sign in: Zippo-Case South Parking Lot, Congress St, Bradford, PA 9-11:45am. $20/pp or 3 raffle tickets for $50. Cruise through the beautiful mountains of scenic northern PA, the Allegheny Natioinal Forest and southern NYS. Proceeds benefit individuals and kids and cancer programs • 814-368-2764

AUGUST 2018

16 • Frontline Eurosports Thursday Rider’s Night with Late Until Eight hours and complimentary food (bustin’ out the smoker) to enjoy while taking advantage of Flash Sales. 540-387-9780 • www.frontlineeurosports.com • 1003 Electric Rd, Salem, VA

25 • Valley View Tavern sponsors Ride to Give to benefit Deerfield Valley Food Pantry. Sign in/Endsite: 131 Route 100, West Dover, VT • 9am Ride / 1pm Party. More info: 802-464-9422

28-Sept. 1 • 40th Wing Ding, Knoxville, TN

29-Sept. 3 • 115th Anniversary Harley-Davidson Celebration, Milwaukee, WI

SEPTEMBER 2018

13 • Frontline Eurosports Thursday Rider’s Night with Late Until Eight hours and complimentary food (bustin’ out the smoker) to enjoy while taking advantage of Flash Sales. 540-387-9780 • www.frontlineeurosports.com • 1003 Electric Rd, Salem, VA.

20-24 • 20TH ANNIVERSARY BACKROADS FALL FIESTA. The Endless Mountain Excursion. Scranton, PA, Altoona, PA and Jim Thorpe, PA will be our homes for four days of Pennsylvania's twisties, histories and mysteries. Details on page 38 or visit www.backroadsusa.com/rallies.html

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