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EVENTS APRIL 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 email@example.com
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
Upcoming Workshops and Seminars:
Moto Shop : 325 South Maple Ave #20, South San Francisco.
Thur 20 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Sat 22 Tire Change Workshop
Wed 26 Tire Change Workshop
Sat 29 Valve Adjustment Workshop
Sun 30 Brakes WorkshopAPRIL
Tues 1 Hotwiring clinic/Mariachi NightNew hours of operation
Sign up and get details online: BayAreaMotoShop.com
Prices range from $25 - $250 No previous experience required.
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM Electric Guru to Speak (Scuderia West, 69 Duboce Ave, San Francisco, 415/621-7223)
Ever wanted to know about electric motorcycles? Brammo's Director of Product Development, Brian Wissmann, will host a Tech Talk. Brian is very knowledgeable and a heckuva nice guy.
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
Ride with Us to Yosemite to Support National Park Rangers of Mongolia
3:00 am: Urban Moto Magazine Revival Fun Run (Cable Car Turnaround, Aquatic Park, S.F.)
Gather at the cable-car turntable with your funeral-escort motorcycle and watch as we slowly rotate Dan Molina, dressed in all his velveteen finery, so his adoring minions might gaze upon him. Afterwards, we will ride in a slow, stately procession to a breakfast symposium (location TBA, but probably House of Waffles in Smyrna, TN) hosted by the National Organization for Guerrilla Journalism to discuss the next step in Urban Moto's afterlife: reality series? Social Networking website to eclipse My Space? Self-published zombie fiction? Annex Ukraine? The day will end at Fort Baker for a casual self-immolation and weenie roast (bring $15 for materials).
More info: urbanmotomag.comor call 415/989-9990.
9:00 pm: Santa Cruz Vampires Naked Hemp Surfing Hair Scrambles
There is no information about this event. Only participants are allowed to observe. Shame on you for looking, you dirty old bastard.
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!
Hanford Vintage Motorcycle Rally, Show and Swap Meet (Kings Fairground, 801 S. 10th Avenue, Hanford, CA)
Classic Cycle Events is pleased to sponsor the 45th Annual Hanford Motorcycle Show and Swap Meet, located at it's traditional venue at the Kings Fairground, 801 S. 10th Avenue, Hanford, CA 93232. This is one of California's premier vintage motorcycle events. It takes all of us working together to keep these events happening. Please come out and show your support. Enjoy a stroll back in time as you view some of the world's oldest and most fascinating machines. More info: classiccycleevents.com/hanford.html (909) 629-7420.
BMW Club of Northern California 42nd Annual ‘49er Rally, Mariposa Fairgrounds (5007 Fairgrounds Rd, Mariposa)
Join us at the Mariposa Fairgrounds, just south of Mariposa, California, the gateway to Yosemite, in the Sierra Nevada Foothills. Your rally fee includes four nights flat grassy camping & hot showers (early bird camping on or before Wednesday available -- $10 tent / $25 RV per night).
NEW THIS YEAR:
MOA’s Smart Trainer!; Free Transport to-from Downtown Mariposa; Relocated Rally Headquarters. PLUS: Poker Run with Gold for First Prize, GS Ride, “Big Brian” English Trials, Asphalt Skills and Safety Clinic “Cobra”, Seminars, Vendors, Bier Garten, Swap Table, Door Prizes.
Featured Speakers: Ret. CHP officer, Greg Peart, and Rick Klain with his “Collaborative Smartphone” for photos and video seminar. Rally Costs: $45 adult / $15 child under 12 years pre-registered, children under 6 admitted free; $55.00 adult / $20 child under 12 years at the GATE.
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.
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.