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EVENTS JUNE 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, elderly men with non-running Saab 96es and all other motorcycle riders always welcome. More information, contact Pierre at: 408/710-4886 or email@example.com
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
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, but you are a perv if you do. Tosca Cafe, 242 Columbus Ave. in S.F.
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 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
540 De Haro Street, San Francisco
Sat 21 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Sun 22 Suspension Workshop
Wed 25 Oil Change Workshop
Thu 26 Tire Change Workshop
Sun 29 Major Service WorkshopJULY
Wed 2 Coolant Change Workshop
Thu 3 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Sat 5 Oil Change Workshop
Sun 6 Tire Change Workshop
Wed 9 Oil Change Workshop
Thu 10 Brakes Workshop
Thu 10 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Wed 16 Basic Maintenance Workshop
Thu 17 Tire Change Workshop
Sat 19 Chain and/or Sprockets Workshop
Sun 20 European Major Service Workshop
Sun 20 Brakes Workshop
Wed 23 Oil Change Workshop
Sat 26 Coolant Change Workshop
Sat 26 Major Service Workshop
Sun 27 Tire Change Workshop
Wed 30 Chain and/or Sprockets Workshop
Thu 31 Basic Maintenance WorkshopHours of operation
Sat and Sun 10am-7pm
Sign up and get details online: MotoShopSF.com
Prices range from $25 - $350
No previous experience required.
8:00 am: Save the Ta-Tas Motorcycle Poker Run (Hooter’s Rohnert Park,)
Registration: 8-10am, First pack leaves at 9:00 am. Final Stop William Tell House, Tomales. Live Music by Roadhouse, 50/50 Prizes. $20 per Bike ($25 after June 15th) + $15 per passenger. Includes dinner, one raffle ticket, and event pin.
All proceeds go towards Breast Cancer Awareness. To pre-register or for additional information, call Dan at 707/292-5909
6:30 pm: Riders for Health Fundraiser and Zambia Roadtrip Slideshow (D-Store SF, 131 South Van Ness Ave, 415/626-5478, dstoresanfrancisco.com)
Dainese D-Store San Francisco staffer Louda Baca,has been raising money for two years for Riders for Health. She recently joined the orgainzation in Zambia for a two-week ride.
Join us to welcome Louda back and hear a short presentation with videos and images from the ride.
In the spirit of fundraising, the D-Store SF will raffle off an AGV AX-8 Evo Dual Sport helmet with proceeds going to Riders for Health.
Snacks and drinks provided!
9th Annual Capitola Bikes on the Bay Vintage Motorcycle Show (Capitola Mall Parking Lot off 41st Avenue, Capitola)
Bring the family and check out hundreds of American, British, European and Japanese motorcycles and scooters. Find the part you’ve been looking for at the Motorcycle Swap Meet or purchase your dream motorcycle in the Bike Corral where used motorcycles and scooters will be for sale. Vendors showcase the latest in bike accessories, clothing, parts and services.
Admission is free! Hosted by the Capitola-Soquel Chamber of Commerce. For more information call the Chamber at 831/475.6522 or go to bikesonthebay.com.
12:30 pm: Oakland Motorcycle Club Three Bridge Run (742 45th Avenue, Oakland)
We welcome all riders and guests: adventure touring, sport bikes, Harleys, and the rest! Sign In: 12:30PM-3:30PM • Cut off: 6:30PM SHARP Entry Fee: $20.00 each for riders and passengers. Includes hamburger and salad at start — Food will be available after run. Live Band • Dancing Encouraged.
UPDATE: It is time for the Oakland Motorcycle Clubs annual and original Three Bridge Run event. This year we are starting it at an earlier time for everyone’s benefit. We will have a cash prize Poker Run, Live Band, Food, Run Pins, Trophies for Club Participation and Club Man Miles, Event Shirts, 50/50, and all the fun you can handle. We already know the Harley guys dominate these runs (and we love them for that) so this year we are trying to push for more riders on their sport, adventure, dual sport, and cruiser bikes to come out and show us what you got. Look forward to seeing you all there.
For more information: Call the OMC Wednesday nights at 510/534-6222 or call 510/537-5392 or 510/828-6404, or e-mail OMCThreeBridge@yahoo.com
Sacramento Mile (Cal Expo grounds, 1600 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, 916/263-3000)
Close out the Sacramento State Fair in style watching some of the fiercest, fastest flat-track action in the USA! If you’ve never been to a mile event you owe it to yourself to go. AMA National racing—Harleys, other Twins and Singles battle it out on hard-packed dirt, with speeds exceeding 100 mph. Tickets start at $25 ($10 for kids!) and include State Fair admission.
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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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
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.
Send your FREE event listings for your organization, club or business (please no sale events) to PO Box 10659 Oakland, CA 94610 or email email@example.com.