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Pacific Coast Dream Machines Bay Area Motorcycle Superfest Quail Lodge

Pacific Coast
Dream Machines

April 27, 2014

Bay Area
Motorcycle Superfest

May 3-4, 2014

Quail Lodge
May 17, 2014

Hanford Vintage Motorcycle Rally

Moto Melee Sacramento Mile

Hanford Vintage
Motorcycle Rally

May 17, 2014

Moto Melee
June 21-23

Sacramento Mile
July 2014

Carson/Tahoe Moto

Santa Rosa Mile Giro Shield

Carson/Tahoe Moto
August 21-24 2014

Santa Rosa Mile
Sept 28, 2014

Giro D'California
October 2014

Progressive International Motorcycle Show

Progressive International
Motorcycle Show

October 2014

EVENTS APRIL 2014

First Monday of each month (April 7, May 5):

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

First Wednesday of each month (April 9, May 7):

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 
pierredacunha@yahoo.com

Third Sunday of each month (April 20, May 18):

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.

Second Sunday of Each Month (April 13, May 11):

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

Ducati 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, 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

Events at Motoshop
Bay Area MotoShop logo

Upcoming Workshops and Seminars:
Moto Shop : 325 South Maple Ave #20, South San Francisco.
650/239-6686, bayareamotoshop.com




MARCH

Thur 20 Basic Maintenance Workshop

Sat 22 Tire Change Workshop

Wed 26 Tire Change Workshop

Sat 29 Valve Adjustment Workshop

Sun 30 Brakes Workshop

APRIL

Tues 1 Hotwiring clinic/Mariachi Night

New hours of operation
Wed-Fri Noon-10pm

Sat/Sun 10am-7pm

Sign up and get details online: BayAreaMotoShop.com

Prices range from $25 - $250 
No previous experience required.

Thursday, March 27

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.

Saturday March 29th and Sunday, March 30

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

Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30

Ride with Us to Yosemite to Support National Park Rangers of Mongolia

Tuesday, April 1

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.

Sunday, April 27

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.

Sunday, May 11

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.

Saturday, May 17

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!

Saturday, May 17 - Sunday, May 18

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.

Thursday, May 22 - Monday May 26

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.

For information or registration write: BMW Club of NorCal, 2014 '49er Rally, 2540 Maywood Dr, San Bruno, CA 94066. Email: 49erRegistration@bmwnorcal.org or check bmwnorcal.org/49er for latest news.

Thursday, Aug 21 - Sunday, Aug 24

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 editor@citybike.com.