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EVENTS MARCH 2014
2:30-10:00 pm: Northern California Ducati Bike Nights at Benissimo (one of Marin's finest Italian Restaurants), 18 Tamalpias Dr, Corte Madera. NorCalDoc.com
6:00 pm: American Sport Bike Night at Dick's Restaurant and Cocktails, 3188 Alvarado Street, San Leandro. Bring your Buell and hang out with like-minded riders. All brands welcome! Our meeting of Buell and Motorcycle enthusiasts has been happening the first Monday of the month for the last 12 years, without ever missing a meeting. We have had many local and national celebrities from the motorcycle world grace our meetings. It has been fun and exciting. americansportbikenight.net
6:00 pm: Bay Area Moto Guzzi Group monthly dinner at Vahl’s in Alviso (1512 El Dorado Street, Alviso, 410/2620731). Members, interested Guzzi riders, and all other motorcycle riders always welcome. More information, contact Pierre at: 408/710-4886 or firstname.lastname@example.org
9:00 am: California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) breakfast at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and a good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199.
Evenings: Moto-Sketch at Tosca Cafe: come and sketch a live model draped over a custom bike. $7 to sketch, free to just watch. Tosca Cafe, 242 Columbus Ave. in S.F.
11:00 am: Santa Cruz Scooter Club Monthly Group Ride (Meet at Fin’s Coffee, 1104 Ocean Street in Santa Cruz)
Join us for our monthly ride, the 2nd Sunday of each month. We meet at Fin’s Coffee on Ocean Street in Santa Cruz, and depending on who shows, the weather, and how much time folks have, we plan a route for the day. We also usually stop for lunch somewhere. Rides will be cancelled due to rain. santacruzscooterclub.com
The reason for getting these events started was to provide a fun, social atmosphere for Ducati owners, folks that want to become Ducati owners, and folks that don’t yet know that they want to become Ducati owners, to sit, eat, talk, walk around and look at other Ducatis. All brands and models of motorcycles are welcome, so please don’t be put off by the event name.1st Saturday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC San Francisco Ducati Bike Night
Please come and join us from 4:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at: Il Borgo Restaurant, 500 Fell at Laguna, San Francisco 415/255-9108
1st Monday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC Mill Valley Ducati Bike Night
Please come and join us from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at: The Cantina, 651 E. Blithedale Ave, Mill Valley. 415/378-8317
2nd Saturday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC Livermore Ducati Bike Night
Please come and join us from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the Second Saturday of each month at Bella Roma Pizzeria, 853 East Stanley Blvd. Livermore, 925/447-4992
2nd Monday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC South Bay Area Ducati Bike Night
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at Pizza Antica, 334 Santana Row, #1065 San Jose. 408/557-8373
3rd Monday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC Monterey Ducati Bike Night
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at Baja Cantina & Filling Station, 7166 Carmel Valley Rd. Carmel. 831/625-.2252
3rd Wednesday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC Emeryville Ducati Bike Night
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at Hot Italian, 5959 Shellmound Street, No. 75 , Emeryville. 510/652.9300
4th Monday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC Sacramento Area Ducati Bike Night
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at Hot Italian, 1627 16th Street, Sacramento. 916/444.3000
4th Monday: Nor Cal Ducati DOC Mid-Peninsula Ducati Bike Night
6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at Locanda Positano, 617 Laurel Street, San Carlos. 650/591-5700
CityBike says if you haven’t done a Doc Wong clinic, go do one ASAP. It’s fun, free and will make you a better/safer/happier rider. Register by emailing email@example.com or call Full Motion Chiropractic at 650/365-7775. More info: docwong.com
March 7, 2014 “Riding Position and Ergonomics Workshop” Fri 6:30pm
March 12, 2014 “Special Doc Wong Long Distance Touring Clinic!” Wednesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm
March 14, 2014 “Basic Suspension Part 2” Friday night 6:30pm
March 16, 2014 “Cornering Confidence - The Steering Input” Sunday 9am-2:30pm
Upcoming Workshops and Seminars:
Moto Shop : 325 South Maple Ave #20, South San Francisco.
Thur 13 Oil and/or Coolant Change Workshop
Sat 15 Valve-Adjustment Workshop
Sat 15 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Sun 16 Brakes Workshop
Sun 16 Ducati Intensive Workshop
Wed 19 Tire Change Workshop
Sat 22 SWAP MEET / Parts & Gear
Thur 27 Basic Maintenance WorkshopMARCH
Sat 1 Valve Adjustment Workshop
Sat 1 Tire Change Workshop
Sun 2 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Thur 6 Brakes Workshop
Fri 7 Tire Change Workshop
Sat 8 Carburetor Class
Sun 9 Ducati Major Service Workshop
Wed 13 Oil and/or Coolant Change Workshop
Sat 15 Chain and/or Sprockets Workshop
Sun 16 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Thur 20 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Sat 22 Tire Change Workshop
Wed 26 Tire Change Workshop
Sat 29 Valve Adjustment Workshop
Sun 30 Brakes WorkshopNew hours of operation
Sign up and get details online: BayAreaMotoShop.com
Prices range from $25 - $250 No previous experience required.
6:00pm: An Evening with Scott Jones, Moto GP Photographer at the D-Store (131 S Van Ness Ave, San Francisco 415/ 626-5478, dstoresanfrancisco.com)
Scott Jones, professional photographer, will be presenting his work and an evening of MotoGP stories from the 2013 season. Snacks and drinks will be served. Call the store for more info, or RSVP on our Facebook page: facebook.com/DaineseDStoreSanFrancisco.
California Speed-Sports Ducati Open House (California Speed-Sports, 2310 Nissen Drive Livermore 925/606-1998, speed-sports.com)
After a 15-year absence in the East Bay, Ducati North America and California Speed-Sports are proud to announce the return of Ducati Motorcycles to Livermore. Ducati is among the most distinctive premium motorcycle brands in the world, and California Speed-Sports has been specializing in premium Italian motorcycles for over 18 years. With Ducati now under new ownership from the Audi Group we are looking forward to a very exciting and diverse future with Ducati motorcycles. Our technicians Mike Renouf and Don Babbs (many will remember Don from from the old Modesto Ducati days) are both factory trained by Ducati and are some of the best techs in the business. Come see the new store and check out all the latest 2014 Ducati motorcycles.
Also join us on Wednesday, February 26th for the Ducati Monster 1200 National Tour. This is your chance to view this new Ducati, defined by timeless design and breathtaking performance, in advance of its official arrival in North America. Bring your family, friends and camera!
27th Annual Clubman’s All-British Motorcycle Weekend Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, 408/494-3247
Saturday: show & swap meet 8am-4pm, still only $5 admission
Sunday: “Morning after” ride
Win a 1972 BSA Lightning Tickets $1. More fun at the fairgrounds this weekend: European Motorcycle Show, Japanese Motorcycle Show, AMA Professional Indoor Short Track Races. Info & entries available on bsaocnc.org
Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show Half Moon Bay Airport, 9850 N. Cabrillo Highway, Pacifica 650/726-2328, miramarevents.com/dreammachines
For a remarkable and singular experience, there’s nothing that matches up to the Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show––Half Moon Bay’s massive celebration of mechanical ingenuity, power and style known as the “Coolest Show on Earth”.
One of the west coast’s biggest shows, this remarkable exhibit will feature hundreds of motorcycles representing every era and style complete with rumbling engines, impeccable detail work, and sparkling chrome –– from antique turn-of-the-century models, high-performance sport, racing and off-road bikes to the hottest custom bikes of the modern era. All motorcycles are welcome for display. Club rides are welcome.In addition to the motorcycles, the world’s coolest cars of every era and style, Model T fire engines, vintage busses, historic military aircraft, tricked out trucks, sleek streamliners, and antique engines and tractors will be among the mesmerizing displays.
To show a motorcycle, the registration fee is $30 ($40 for entries postmarked after April 15) and includes a commemorative pin and admission for two people. Spectator admission is $20 for adults, $10 for ages 11-17 and 65+, and $5 for kids age 10 and under. Tickets are available at the gate only. The show benefits the Coastside Adult Day Health Center.
Bay Area Motorcycle Superfest Alameda Co Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton, 510/488-3121 bayareamotorcyclesuperfest.com.
Featuring Awesome Custom Motorcycles of all makes and styles. American-Custom-Chopper-Bagger-Trike, European and Metric . If you have a Bike come on down. If you always wanted one, maybe you know someone that has one, maybe you used to ride long ago, maybe you have one now and you need to meet some brothers and sisters that feel like you do? Then welcome to what we know will be an annual celebration of Classic Iron, Metric Steel, Lifestyle and a real American Family Fun Festival. Celebrate the freedom of riding a motorcycle and living the Motorcycle Life. There will be plenty of Cool Bikes on hand to look at, a motorcycle 101 clinic, ride and skills area, food, drink, music. Don’t be left out, if you love Bikes like: Harleys, Triumphs, Ducati, BSA, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki or Yamaha like we do, you have to attend this event.
10:00 am-3:30 pm: The Quail Motorcycle Gathering Quail Lodge 8205 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, 831/624-2888 quaillodge.com
A celebration of vintage and modern motorcycles, great company and new adventures, The Quail Motorcycle Gathering has something for everyone -- including live music and a signature beverage pavilion all set on the immaculate green grasses of Quail Lodge & Golf Club. Oh, and the barbecue lunch served at this event (included with the $75 admission) has always been pretty good. This really is a classy event, well worth the ticket price. CityBike says don’t miss it!
Carson Tahoe Dual Sport/Street Event Carson City NV and Lake Tahoe, CA
See News, Clues and Rumors this issue for more details.
Send your FREE event listings for your organization, club or business (please no sale events) to PO Box 10659 Oakland, CA 94610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.