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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 Wednesday • Bike Night at Rutt's Hut, 417 River Rd, Clifton, NJ

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

3rd Sunday - Hudson Valley Motorcycle Caffeine and Gasoline Sunday Morning Meetup. May to August. 8am-12noon, 179 North Highland Ave, Ossining, NY. Meet friends and like-minded riders over coffee, tea and a bite before heading out for a great Sunday ride.

MAY 2019

1 • International Meals on Wheels heads to Turkey. Join us as we share a meal at Cinar in West Caldwell for our gastronomic trip around the world. Details here.

2-5 • International Female Ride Day - East Coast Rally. Rally site: Hudson Valley Harley-Davidson, 33 NY 304, Nanuet, NY. AMA sanctioned, rain or shine event. Fee: $25-$80. Host Hotel: DoubleTree Hilton, Nanuet. Rally rate availabe. Call 845-623-600 or visit website. Hosted by Garden State Girls, NJ Chapter of WOW. Celebrate Female Riders with escorted rides, food, trophies, music, prizes, t-shirts and more. Shamwari Charity Ride Sat., May 4. For full details and event tickets visit website. Early bird tickets available thru 4/1/2019.

2 • Bike Night at Rollin’ Fast, 1221 Rte. 22 East, Lebanon, NJ • 908-236-9000

4 • Hudson Valley Stillettos on Steel Int’l Female Ride Day. Sign in/Endsite: Walker Valley Fire Company, 3679 SR 52, Walker Valley, NY. 1-5pm/KSU 1:30pm. All Welcome. Details: 845-800-2418 • www.stillettosonsteel.com

16-19: COG Northeast Spring Fling Rally. This year the COG Spring Fling will be in Matamoras, PA and it promises to be a fantastic season opener. The hotel is nestled along the Delaware River near the tri-state borders of PA, NY, & NJ. Come ride the Catskills, Hawks Nest and Delaware Water Gap. Discounted hotel pricing until 3/1/19. Rally fee covers the group dinner and other costs. Details online 

17-19 • Morton’s BMW Spring Fling Rally, Natural Bridge, VA. Full weekend of great riding, good food and terrific company. Rally fee includes vendors, door prizes, route sheets, scavenger hunt poker run, Fri. night Brats + Brew, Sat. catered buffet dinner and guest presentation. Registration on website

18-19 • 6th Annual New Sweden 450 - 450 miles of great backroads linked together in the tri-state area. 2-day ride, traversing some of the best roads in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. Doughnuts and coffee at registration, free camping and a great dinner on Saturday night, amazing 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: 8:30-10am • Cycle-Gear 2070 Rt. 70 (East) Cherry Hill, NJ 08003; Endsite: PJ Whelihans 1854, Rt. 70 (East) Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Pre-register $55 (SAVE $10) - Register day of event $65 (Credit cards accepted). More info and online registration

16-20 • Backroads Spring Break. Lions + Coasters + Amish-OH MY! We’ll travel to State College, PA for our first night, then 2 nights in McHenry, MD and our final night in Bird-in-Hand, PA. Group dinner Saturday, May 18 at the Wisp Resort (details on Rally website) - MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS by May 3 to be included.

JUNE 2019

1 • Motorcyclepedia Museum police-escorted ride to Newburgh Illuminated Festival. Doors open 10am/ KSU 11:30. Free admission for rider and passenger with appetizers provided at the Wherehouse to all participants

3-8 • Americade, Lake George, NY. Largest motorcycle touring rally • 518-798-7888

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6 • Rollin’ Fast hosts Relay for Life. Music, food, Tricky Tray and more. Starting 6pm, 1221 Rte. 22 East, Lebanon, NJ • 908-236-9000

8-16 • 96th Anniversary Laconia Motorcycle Week, Weirs Beach, NH.

8-9 • V-Twin Xpo @ Motorcyclepedia Museum • 9am-5pm, 250 Lake St., Newburgh, NY. Featuring motorcycles from dealers and custom shops in the Hudson Valley as well as parts, custom add-ons and more. For more details, or to register as a vendor, visit their website

9 • 6th Annual Warriors Run - Motorcycle Ride for our Military to benefit non-profit, charitable organizations that provide for members of our military. Sign in: American Legion Post 170, 33 West Passaic St, Rochelle Park, NJ 8:30-10:30am •KSU 10:30 SHARP. $25/rider, $15/passenger, $10/walkin. Free t-shirt to first 200 registrations. After party, food, entertainment by DJ Joey Metro, vendor booths • Follow them on Facebook

17 • Ride to Work Day

20-21 • Rollin’ Fast hosts Indian Demo Truck. Must have valid MC license. First come, first ridden. More info on Facebook • 1221 Rte. 22 East, Lebanon, NJ • 908-236-9000 ext. 200

23 • Rolling Thunder NY3 20th Salute to Veterans • Threes Are Wild Poker Run. Start: Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park, 225 Gipsy Trail Rd, Carmel, NY 8-11am • $20/pp. End: Montgomery Veterans Memorial Park, 60 Bachelor St, Village of Montgomery, NY. Cahs Prizes. Scenic unescorted ride through the Hudson Valley with historic military card stops along the way. Lunch from 1pm, food, games, prizes, vendors and live entertainment. More info: Doug @ 845-762-8719 or Eugene @ 845-249-3886

20-23 • Johnstown PA Thunder in the Valley Motorcycle Rally. All Bikes Welcome.

JULY 2019

13-14 • 43rd Annual running of the Ramapo 500. $50 pre-registration before June 30 / $65 (cash only) at the door. 500 miles of gorgeous scenery and back roads, free camping, swimming pool, Sat. night dinner, awards and prizes, Sun. breakfast, starter pins and finisher patches. GPS route upload available at sign-in for additional fee. Sign-in: Veterans Memorial Assoc., 66 Lake Rd East, Congers, NY 7-9am. Endsite: Blackthorne Resort, East Durham, NY - on-site hotel available for an additional fee (518-634-2541). Download registration flyer here or call 516-355-8888 • email: ramapomc@gmail.com

22-26 • COG 'Keystone' National Rally. JOIN IN THE FUN AS WE CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF COG. Rally HQ will be the historic Genetti in Williamsport, PA. The rally area is very scenic and offers terrific riding in North and Central Pennsylvania, as well as up north to the Finger Lake Region of New York. The quaint downtown is very walkable and has many restaurants, small shops, and a couple of nice museums. Contact Jason 814-615-9138 or view details online

26-28 • Kissell Motorsports Soggy Bottom MotoFest Adventure and Dual Sport Rally. Port Matilda, PA. Registration fee incl. 5 catered meals, 4 rides with GPS routes, live music, beer and 2019 t-shirt. Attendees can expect 350 miles of mostly unpaved roads with spectacular views and optional hero sections. Lodging must be booked separately.

AUGUST 2019

7-12 • DIRTY for GOOD Women’s Dual Sport/Training Camp, Rocky Gap SP, Flintstone, MD

15-18 • Touratech DirtDaze Rally, Suicide Six, Pomfret, VT. This will be THE ADV rally of the East Coast. Watch for details on their website: 

SEPTEMBER 2019

4 • Ride for Kids Hudson Valley benefitting Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. Online Reg: $40/Day-of Reg: $45. Sign-in/Endsite: Motorcyclepedia Museum, 250 Lake St, Newburgh, NY.

6-8 • BMW Motorcycle Owners of Vermont host 2019 Green Mountain Rally, Camp Thorpe, Goshen, VT. Registration incl. 4 home-cooked meals, self-guided tours, Gap and GS rides, live bluegrass music, door prizes and awards, camping with hot showers, and bonfire Sat. night. Full details here

9-12 • Rolling Thru America Virginia. Limited to 100 guests • 518-798-7888 • Sign up on website.

14-18 • Women’s Training + Dual Sport Tour with MotoVermont

25-28 • Rolling Thru America Maine. Limited to 100 guests • 518-798-7888 • Sign up on website.

16-17 • CLASS at VIR, Alton, VA. Join the crew from Backroads BEFORE the Fall Fiesta and make your riding THAT much better. For more details and to register, visit website or call 805-933-9936. You must also book your lodging at VIR: 434-822-7700 ext. 101

18-23 • Backroads Fall Fiesta. Always a great time, rain or shine. Full details are now available on our Rally site. Four nights in Virginia with the last night near Lancaster PA. Book your rooms NOW as the Bolling Wilson in Wytheville, VA has a limited number of rooms. Other hotel options available nearby.

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