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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

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

FEBRUARY 2019

8-10 • Progressive International Motorcycle Show - Washington, D.C. • Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW: Fri. 3-7pm, Sat. 10am-8pm, Sun. 10am-5pm • $17/adult, 11 and under free

MARCH 2019

1-2 • 9th Modern Classics. Friday Kickstart Party 7-10pm with hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, music and more. Tickets $15 (includes Friday and Saturday) to first 250 guests. Enjoy music while browsing the 100 classic motorcycles. Saturday Modern Classics 9am-5pm $10 at door. 567 Route 100N, Boyertown, PA • www.martinmoto.com

8-17 • 78th Annual Daytona Bike Week • www.officialbikeweek.com

APRIL 2019

25-28 • Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting - Appomattox, VA. For everyone who dreams of adventure along the road less travelled. Informative technical workshops on everything from tires to GPS to border crossings. Inspirational, amazing and often hilarious tales from the road, exhibitors and time for discussions with other travellers. Camping on-site. For more info/registration: www.horizonsunlimited.com/virginia

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MAY 2019

17-19 • Dover Moto Riding for a Cure. Charity event to raise funds towards Breast and Ovarian cancer research based in West Dover, Vermont. Proud supporters of the annual Mother’s for Daughter’s Charity Ride. Weekend of stunning Vermont rides, great food, and good music

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 and Coasters and Amish-OH MY! We’ll travel to State College, PA for our first night, then two nights in McHenry, MD and our final night in Bird-in-Hand, PA.

JUNE 2019

3-8 • Americade, Lake George, NY. Largest motorcycle touring rally. Sign up begins February 2019 • 518-798-7888

8-16 • 96th Anniversary Laconia Motorcycle Week, Weirs Beach, NH. For full details, schedule and other info: www.laconiamotorcycleweek.com

17 • Ride to Work Day • www.ridetowork.org

AUGUST 2019

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

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

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

19-23 • SAVE THE DATE. Backroads Fall Fiesta. Always a great time, rain or shine. We know when and we kinda know where, just working out the details. Stay tuned.

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POLAR BEAR SCHEDULE 2018-19

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 posted on the website. 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.

2019 SCHEDULE

January 20 • O'Connor's American Bar & Grill, 1383 Monmouth Rd, Eastampton TWP, NJ. Ph # 609 261-1555

January 27 • THE EXCHANGE, 160 E. Main St., Rockaway, NJ 07866 Ph # 973-627-8488

February 03 • THE FRANKLIN HOUSE TAVERN, 101 North Market Street, Schaefferstown, PA 17088 Ph. # 717-949-2122

February 10 • HOOTERS, 25 Rte 23 South, Wayne, NJ 07470 Ph# 973-837-1876

February 17 • BAHRS LANDING, 2 Bay Ave., Highlands, NJ 07732 PH# 732-872-1247

February 24 • LIGHTHOUSE TAVERN, 397 Route 9 Waretown, NJ 08758 Phone: 609-693-3150

March 03 • LONG VALLEY PUB & BREWERY, 1 Fairmount Rd., Long Valley, NJ 07853 Ph #908-876-1122

March 10 • Will be scheduled during the riding season

March 17 • BRIAN'S HARLEY-DAVIDSON, 600 S. Flowers Mill Rd., Langhorne PA 19047 Ph# 215 752-9400

March 24 • THE HICKORY BBQ SMOKEHOUSE, 743 Route 28, Kingston, NY 12401 Ph# 845-338-2424

March 31 • PLUMSTED GRILL, 457 Rte. 539, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514 Ph# 609-758-5552

April 07 • CAPE MAY V.F.W. post #386, N.J. 419 Congress St., Cape May, N.J. 08204 Ph# 609-884-7961

April 13 • 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.