September 23-26, 2016

Santa Rosa Mile (Santa Rosa Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95404)

You’ve read our fanboy (and girl) yakkin’ about this in News, Clues and Rumors the last couple issues—we’re excited about the Santa Rosa Mile. Co-promoters Steve Delorenzi of SDI Insulation and Nancy and Terry Otton of Ramspur Winery really leveled-up the flat track experience with the Calistoga Half-Mile, and we can’t wait to see what they’re cooking up for this three-day event, the finale of the 2016 AMA Pro Flat Track seasons.

October 2, 2016

Monterey Peninsula Vintage Motorcycle Show (Monterey Moose Family Center, 555 Canyon Del Rey Blvd, Del Rey Oaks, CA 93940)

Presented by Old Capital Lions Club, benefiting the Blind and Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County. 9 AM to 3 PM, $15-20 entrant registration, free for spectators.

October 3, 2016

Britton Adventures Presentation (Piston & Chain, 1285 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA 94103)

The Britton team leads moto-adventures all over the world. Hankerin’ for a RTW ride? Come get inspired.

October 5, 2016

Ride To The CMSP Advisory Committee Meeting With CityBike (Starbucks, 5767 Christie Ave, Emeryville, CA 94608)

Ride to The Sac with us, to prove that motorcyclists care about the actions of the CMSP and the Advisory Committee. It’s not a particularly fun ride—freeways to Sacramento… yawn—but it’s an important ride. Meet at Starbucks in Emeryville with a full tank of gas and be ready to roll at 7:30 AM! Get more info and RSVP at the CityBike Facebook page.

October 8, 2016

BARF & CityBike Present: The AB 51 Party – Lane Splitting Is Officially Legal! (DNA Lounge, 375 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103)

We’ve reached the finish line for AB 51—lane splitting is officially on the books in California and it’s time to celebrate! BARF and CityBike are hosting the official (because we said so) AB 51 party at DNA Lounge in SF on October 8th from 1-4 PM. Entry is 100% free and there will be special guest speakers and door prizes. Get more info and RSVP at the CityBike Facebook page.

October 8-9, 2016

Lost Coast Dual Sport Adventure (Ukiah, CA)

Start and finish in Ukiah, overnight in Fortuna. This is a non-competitive event, approximately 200 miles/day. Bikes must be street legal, meet current 96db sound requirements and be capable of 100 miles between fuel stops. $95 per rider, 250 rider limit.

October 8-9, 2016

Carnegie Classic (Carnegie SVRA, 18600 Corral Hollow Rd, Tracy, CA 95376)

Motoclimb action all weekend long! Main event happens at 3 PM Saturday, with CORVA BBQ fundraiser and live music afterward, followed by Sportsman and Factory Pro Stock on Sunday. Admission starts at $25 for adults, $15 for kids.

October 14-16, 2016

Big Bike Weekend (Win-River Resort & Casino, 2100 Redding Rancheria Rd, Redding, CA 96001)

Three-day event for all riders, with a poker run, bike show, dinner and dance, plus activities for bicycling enthusiasts in partnership Shasta Living Streets. Benefits One SAFE Place (, an organization providing legal services, safety, and emotional support to intimate partners, children, and seniors affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.

November 25, 2016

Ride Friday Give Back (TBD, East Bay… probably)

Also known as the “Fuck Black Friday Ride,” our apparently annual, post-Turkey Day ride will benefit Alameda County CASA and involve coffee at the beginning and pizza at the end. Save the date and stay tuned for details at

Hey you! Want your event in our calendar? Send us a note with details like who, what, when, where, why and we’ll add it. Maybe. If it’s something cool. Send your stuff early—more notice is better.