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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

Every Thursday - Bike Night at Jumboland. 3-9pm weather permitting. Great Food and Large Parking lot to show off your ride. ALL WELCOME! Nightly trophy awarded. 438 Route 206, Branchville, NJ • 973-948-6802

Every Thursday - Bike Night at Skylands Craft Beer and Wine Garden. 6-10pm weather permitting. Good Food-Good Times. 20 draft beers, great wine selection. 447 Route 284, Wantage, 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.

OCTOBER 2019

4 Barber Vintage Festival, Brimingham, AL. World's Largest Motorcycle Museum with vintage racing, stunt shows, swap meets, Bonham's auction, demo rides and hundreds of vendors • 205-699-7275

5 • Frost on the Pumpkin Fall Run by Blue Knights NJ XV. Sign in: 9-11am McDonalds, 31-20 NJ 35, Hazlet, NJ. $15 rider/$10 passenger. First 100 registered receive free ride pin. • 973-220-0095

13Ramapo MC Fall Foliage Run. Sign in: 9-10:30am Rhodes North Tavern, Route 17, Sloatsburg, NY. $15 rider/$5 passenger to benefit the Valerie Fund. 120 mile ride thru scenic roads - guided or self-guided; Groups leave 9:30, 10 & 10:30

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18-20 • Backroads Fall Sneak Weekend. We had such a great time at our Fall Fiesta Rally that we found another free weekend to gather for some Autumn riding. Home base will be Wellsboro, PA. There are still rooms available at the Coach Stop Inn (570-290-7867) or the Penn Wells Hotel (570-724-2111). Join us for some great riding and camradery - Let's Keep Riding! Questions: 973-948-4176 or editor@backroadsusa.com

17-20 • Biketoberfest, Daytona Beach, FLA

19 • Morton's BMW Oktoberfest. 9am-4pm. Special sales, demo rides, door prizes and much more. Sweet 'N' Sassy BBQ Company offering scrumptious eats. 5099a Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA • 540-891-9844

26 • Hannums Harley-Davidson Octoberfest Bike Giveaway @ 1011 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA. Hooligan, Boonie & Stacyc Races all day, live music by Smokin' Lightning, food truck and Locust Lake Brewery on site, vendors, wing eating contest, patch sewing and pinstripping by Brillance Design.See website for details or call 610-566-5562

NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN FOR NEXT YEAR

MAY 2020

9-20 • Backroads 25th Anniversary Ride with IMTBike on their Best of Portugal Tour. The only way to really get to know Portugal is by motorcycle and this remarkable country has a lot to offer! IMTBike's Best of Portugal tour encompasses everything you could want to see in a country as beautiful and mesmerizing as the ancient Roman Lusitania; its fantastic beaches, dizzying cliffs, folklore, Fado music, incredible gastronomy, world-famous wines, captivating cities with centuries of history and of course an abundance of serpentine roads for motorcycling. INTERESTED? Find out more at IMTBike's website or call us at 973-948-4176

May 25 • Tony's Track Days sponsored by Riding in the Zone Motorcyclist Training Non-Sportbike Day, Palmer, MA. Includes classroom sessions with Ken Condon and track time. This is not about 'how to ride' but 'how to ride better.' For full details and registration visit website.

July 20 • Tony's Track Days sponsored by Riding in the Zone Motorcyclist Training Non-Sportbike Day, Palmer, MA. Includes classroom sessions with Ken Condon and track time. This is not about 'how to ride' but 'how to ride better.' For full details and registration visit website.

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It is not necessary to be a member of the Polar Bear Grand Tour to do these rides. There is generally food at the destination and if you just want to go for a nice ride and join other folks feel free to attend. Polar Bear cancellations & updates will be sent via email and also posted on the website. These are general directions. Please feel free to use a GPS or a map to find a better route. Sign-in is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted. Check the New Member page for general information about the Polar Bear Grand Tour.

OCTOBER 2019

7 • CAPE MAY V.F.W. Post #386, N.J. 419 Congress St., Cape May, NJ • 609-884-7961

NOVEMBER 2019

3 • Irish Eyes Pub, 213 Angler’s Rd., Lewes, DE • 302-645-6888 www.irisheyespub.com

10 • The Eagles, 350 Woodside Lane, Bridgewater, NJ • 908-526-9898 • 2137foe.org

17 • De Thomasi’s East 5 Points Inn, 580 Tuckahoe Rd & Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ • 856-691-6080 • www.fivepointsinn.com

24 • Hillbilly Hall, 203 Hopewell-Wertsville Rd, Hopewell, NJ • 609-466-9856 • hillbillyhall.com

DECEMBER 2019

1 • Montgomery Cycle, 2901 Bethlehem Pike Hatfield, PA • 215-712-7433 • www.montgomeryvillecc.com

8 • PJ Whelihan’s 799 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA • 610-272-8919• pjspub.com

15 • O’Connor’s American Bar & Grill, 1383 Monmouth Rd Eastampton TWP. NJ • 609-261-1555 - CHRISTMAS PARTY. BRING A TOY FOR THE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL (do NOT wrap present). www.oconnorsmtholly.com

22 • The Hamilton Tap & Grill, 557 US Hwy 130, Hamilton Township, NJ • 609-905-0925 • hamilton-tap-grill.business.site/

29 • Rhodes North Tavern, 40 Orange Turnpike, Sloatsburg, NY • 845-753-6438 • www.rhodesnorth.com

JANUARY 2020

5 • Pic-A-Lilli Inn 866 Route 206 Shamong NJ • 609-268-2066 • picalilli.com/albums

12 • Victory Brewing Company, 420 Acorn Ln, Downingtown, PA • 610-873-0881 • www.victorybeer.com

19 • Woody’s Roadside Tavern, 105 Academy St, Farmingdale, NJ • 732-938-6404 • woodysroadside.com

26 • The Exchange, 160 E. Main St., Rockaway, NJ 07866 • 973-627-8488 • www.exchangefood.com

FEBRUARY 2020

2 • The Franklin House Tavern, 101 North Market Street, Schaefferstown, PA • 717-949-2122 • franklinhousetavern.com

9 • Hooters, 25 Rte 23 South, Wayne, NJ • 973-837-1876 • www.hootersnj.com

16 • Pub 199, 199 Howard Blvd, Mount Arlington, NJ • 973-398-7454 • pub199nj.com

23 • Lighthouse Tavern, 397 Route 9 Waretown, NJ • 609-693-3150 lighthousetavern.com

MARCH 2020

1 • Long Valley Pub & Brewery, 1 Fairmount Rd., Long Valley, NJ • 908-876-1122 • restaurantvillageatlongvalley.com/long-valley-pub-and-brewery/

8 • Bahrs Landing, 2 Bay Ave., Highlands, NJ • 732-872-1247 • www.bahrslandingnj.com

15 • Brian’s Harley-Davidson, 600 S. Flowers Mill Rd., Langhorne PA • 215-752-9400 • www.brianshd.com

22 • The Hickory BBQ Smokehouse, 743 Route 28, Kingston, NY • 845-338-2424 • www.hickoryrestaurant.com

29 • Plumsted Grill, 457 Rte. 539, Cream Ridge, NJ • 609-758-5552 • www.theplumstedgrill.com

APRIL 2020

5 • CAPE MAY V.F.W. post #386, N.J. 419 Congress St., Cape May, NJ • 609-884-7961

18 • END OF THE SEASON GET-TOGETHER - At The Pic-a-Lilli Inn starting @ 11:30 AM. Cost to Members: $6.00 per person. There will be salad, Wings, Beef, rolls, and lemonade, plus a cash bar. You must get an arm band from your flight leader.

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