Carson/Tahoe Moto

Calistoga Half-Mile Santa Rosa Mile

Carson/Tahoe Moto
August 21-24 2014

Calistoga Half-Mile
Sept 27, 2014

Santa Rosa Mile
Sept 28, 2014

Giro Shield

Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Giro D'California
October 5-7, 2014

Progressive International
Motorcycle Show

October 2014


First Monday of each month (September 1, October 6):

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

First Wednesday of each month (September 3, October 1):

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, elderly men with non-running Saab 96es and all other motorcycle riders always welcome. More information, contact Pierre at: 408/710-4886 or 

Second Sunday of Each Month (September 14, October 12):

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

Third Sunday of each month (September 21, October 19):

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.

Bike Night Calendar!

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 and people who are too poor (and/or sensible) to ever own Ducatis, 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 

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, 

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

Events at Motoshop
Bay Area MotoShop logo

Upcoming Workshops
540 De Haro Street, San Francisco

415/552-5788, bayareamotoshop.com


Wed 20 Chain and/or Sprockets Workshop

Sat 23-24 Major Service Workshop

Sat 23-24 Engine Rebuild Workshop

Thu 28 Tire-Change Workshop

Sat 30 Basic Maintenance Workshop

Sat 30 Brakes Workshop

Sat 30 Carb Class

Sat 30 Oil Change Workshop


Wed 3 Technical Seminar - Suspension Dave Moss

Thu 4 Basic Maintenance Workshop

Wed 10 Basic Maintenance Workshop

Thu 11 Tire Change Workshop

Sat 13 Chain & Sprockets Workshop

Sun 14 Tire Change Workshop

Thu 18 Brakes Workshop

Sat 20 Coolant Change Workshop

Thu 25 Oil Change Workshop

Sat 27 Tire Change Workshop

Hours of operation
Wed-Fri 12-10pm

Sat and Sun 10am-7pm

Sign up and get details online: MotoShopSF.com

Prices range from $25 - $350 

No previous experience required.

Nor Cal Short Track!

In 2014 the Ukiah Flat Track Series and the Prairie City Dirt Track Series merged to become Nor-Cal Short Track, operating a 9-race championship flat-track motorcycle racing series in Northern California. We are fortunate to have access to three exceptional 1/8th mile tracks on which to practice and to race.

The Nor-Cal Short Track mission is to encourage increased participation in the sport of flat track racing and nurture youth involvement. To those ends we have instituted a simple and cost effective set of rules and strive to keep the racing fun, family friendly, competitive, accessible and affordable.

Brian Bartlow’s Feel Like a Pro Dirt operates a fleet of Kawasaki KLX140 bikes for training and racer rental. Feel Like a Pro Dirt will be present at all of our 2014 races as well as offering rider training in Kelseyville California.

Brok McAllister’s Prairie City Dirt Track operates a fleet of Honda CRF150F & CRF230F bikes for training and racer rental at the Prairie City Dirt Track. Brok offers rider training at Prairie City year round as well as open practice most Sundays. Racer rentals will be available at our Prairie City race events in 2014.

Calendar, Rules, Sign-up Info and other good stuff at norcalshorttrack.com, or call 707/739-6686

2014 Season:
Sunday August 24th, 2014: Round 7 at Prairie City Dirt Track, Rancho Cordova
Sunday September 7th: Round 8 at Ukiah Speedway, Ukiah, Ca.
Sunday October 19th, 2014: Round 9 at Prairie City Dirt Track, Rancho Cordova

August 21-24, 2014

Carson Tahoe Dual Sport/Street Event (Carson Valley Inn, 1627 U.S. 395, Minden, NV 89423 775/782-9711)

Four days of riding, food, music, seminars (with Walt Fulton and Jimmy Lewis), classes, storytelling and more in a beautiful place packed with fantastic off and on-road riding. Get more info at carsontahoemoto.com.

August 30, 2014

The Unofficial AFM 60th Birthday Party (Sonoma Raceway)

There will be multiple showings of the 50th Anniversary retrospective film, displays of classic race bikes and lots of opportunities for stories of the great racing “back then”. Admission to the track is $12 which includes the AFM races and full access to the AFM paddock.
Get more info at afmexprez.blogspot.com.

August 30, 2014

Scooterfest at San Jose Motosport (1990 West San Carlos Street, San Jose CA 95128)

A Gala open house event featuring all the top brands of scooters including Kymco, Vespa, Piaggio and Genuine, with the latest models on display including Kymco’s value leader, the freeway legal LIKE 200i, and the 2015 Vespa Primavera and Sprint.
Scooter demo rides for new enthusiasts and test riding opportunities for experienced riders will be available. The latest scooter gear and tech will be demonstrated. Bay area scooter enthusiasts are invited to bring their bikes and enter our “Coolest Scoot” contest. There will be raffle prize giveaways and special promotional, with tasty snacks and refreshments will provided by San Jose Kymco.
Get more info at SanJoseKymco.com and SJVespa.com.

September 5-6, 2014

Police Motorcycle Skill Competition (Piers 30 & 32 - 599 The Embarcadero, San Francisco CA 94107)

The San Francisco Police Department and the San Francisco Police Foundation will be holding its 2nd Annual Motorcycle Training and Skills Exhibition, to benefit the San Francisco Police Foundation. The competition is open to the public, and there will be activities for kids.
Friday September 5th - Registration and Practice day
Saturday September 6th - Competition Day/Awards Banquet
Get more info at sanfranciscopolice.org/motorcycles.

September 12-14, 2014

Reno 200 (Boomtown Hotel Casino, Reno NV)

The Dust Devils Motorcycle Club of Reno, Nevada is proud to host another exciting AMA National motorcycle event! This year we’ll have Dual-Sport, Adventure and Road Rides through the amazing scenery in Nevada’s high desert and California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains. Come join us for two days of fun-filled miles and some of the best riding you’ll encounter anywhere!
Learn more at dustdevilsmc.com/RR200/RR200Flyer.aspx.

September 12-14, 2014

Central Cal BMW Riders Autumn Beemer Bash at Quincy, CA (Plumas-Sierra County Fairgrounds).

Central Cal BMW riders invites you to the 29th annual Famous CCBR coffee, Beer Garden, 2 nights camping w/ early camping available, Saturday night BBQ, two Continental breakfasts, GS ride, poker run, vendors, and speakers (including CityBike’s Gabe Ets-Hokin and Surj Gish). RVs and leashed pets welcome. Great camping on grass and hot showers. Wonderful mountain rides in the Sierras! Check website for details: ccbr.org or call 925/443-2070 or email: bashinfo@comcast.net for information.

September 13, 2014

Dudley-Perkins Harley-Davidson 100th-Anniversary Street Fair (Dudley Perkins Company Harley-Davidson, 333 Corey Way South San Francisco, 650/737-5467, dpchd.com)

Dudley Perkins Company, founded in 1914 by legendary hill climber Dud “Red” Perkins, turns 100 this year, and is preparing to celebrate its anniversary.

On September 13th the company, now in its third and fourth generations of ownership, will be hosting the Corey Way Street Fair, along with the California State HOG rally at the dealership’s location in South San Francisco.

The day will be filled with an antique motorcycle show, vendors, silent auction, food, and live music. The grand finale will be a New Years Eve themed dinner party and motorcycle fashion show featuring “A Century of Motorcycles,” as well as the then 2015 Harley-Davidson model line.

“We are looking forward to sharing our history with old and new friends alike–our customers and friends are the reason we are able to celebrate this historic milestone, we wouldn’t be here without them” say Tom and Janet Perkins.

September 25, 2014

Why We Ride - non-profit showing at the Granada (Granada Theatre, 17440 Monterey St. Morgan Hill, CA 95037)

This is a non-profit showing of ‘Why We Ride’—just $5! Ticket are available at the door, and the show starts at 7 PM.

October 25, 2014

San Francisco Motorcycle Club 110th Anniversary / 49 Mile Ride (DNA Lounge, 375 11th St, San Francisco CA, 94103)

Join the SFMC for a classic lap around San Francisco, followed by a party at DNA Lounge. Ride leaves DNA Lounge at 11 AM, party starts upon return at 2 PM. Trailer parking available. All makes, styles and vintages welcome.
Get more info at sf-mc.org.

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