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2015

Date

City

Event

January 17
Owego
ABATE of New York - Business Seminar
Owego Treadway Inn, 1100 State Route 17C, Owego, NY 13827
8:15AM  (Sign-in) to about 3:30PM (end of last session).
For more information, please contact Chris Werder, State Office Manager, at 888-344-4400
or by email at: cwerder@frontiernet.net
January 23 - 25
East Syracuse
29th Annual AM-JAM Tattoo Expo
Three Ink Filled Days! Over 100 World Class Artists at work Piercers, Tattoo Competition each day, Flash Competition. All tattoo entries will be judged on quality and consistency of the outline, color, aesthetic appeal, placement on body, use of space on the body, composition and presentation. Details at Cyberspokes.com. All tattoos must be fully healed (except Tattoo of the Day) Leather and Jewelry vendors, Rock 'n Roll If you are a Tattoo or Piercing enthusiast or just a curiosity seeker this is a "Must Do" event to experience the competition, the artists at work, the Rock' n Roll and general Tattoo fever that takes over Up-State, N.Y. each January! For a tattoo experience you'll never forget check out the Annual EXPO. Best Western Plus, Carrier Circle. 6555 Old Collamer Road S., East Syracuse, NY 13057. Call 518-893-2273.
January 24
Ellicottville 3rd Annual Harley Day Valley
Gowanda Harley-Davidson Riders, Friends and Family take the biker scene to Holiday Valley in Ellicottville. It's back, the biggest "Biker Party" of the winter. Open to all who need some action. Bring your friends, and your non riding friends for their chance to ride the "JumpStart" Stationary Harley-Davidson. Live Rabble Rousing music with Uncle Ben's Remedy! 4-7pm. Upstairs at the "Main Chalet" at Holiday Valley. Mention "Gowanda Harley Day Valley" when you call the Inn at Holiday Valley for these great offers below. ."Harley Day" Inn lodging guests on Jan. 23 and/or Jan 24 can get a free group lesson or a free Learn to Ski or Ride package. One Night stay's starting at $140 per adult based on double adult occupancy Two Night Stay's starting at $126 per adult per night based on double adult occupancy 2.Visitors to Gowanda Harley Davidson can pick up a coupon good for 2 group lessons for the price of one or 2 Learn to Ski or Ride Packages for the price of one, valid on Jan 24, 2015. More details at Cyberspokes.com. To book overnight accommodations call 1-800-328-0020 and mention this event!
January 25
Hilton
ABATE of Monroe - 4th Annual Motorcycle Swapmeet
Shake of the Winter blues! Noon-5pm at Hilton Fireman's Exempt Club 137 South Ave. (Route 259) Hilton, NY. Admission $5, Food, Drink, Music, Motorcycle Parts, Accessories, Apparel, Jewelry and More. Vendor Spaces still available (10x10) $25 carry in only. More info at Cyberspokes.com. For vendor reservations call Jeff at 585-749-2603.
February 1
Hamburg
14th Annual Snow Buster Swap Meet
The Fairgrounds Event Center at Hamburg, NY, 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY. 9am-3pm. More info at Cyberspokes.com. Sponsored by Model "A" Restorer's Club Niagara Frontier Region. Here you will find many tables filled with new and used vehicle parts, including rare and one-of-a-kind items, toys, racing gear and collectibles. Parts for ALL cars, trucks and bikes. Antiques, customs, rods and more. WNY's Largest Indoor Meet! Over 250 vendors! This event is perfect for the Restorer, Hobbyist, or Collector. Be sure to visit the snack bar. Vendor space available. $5 Entry Donation To support our Scholarship Fund. Parking: Free. Free in board to advertise your event! Call Lee Wass 716-625-9396.
February 7
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo Erie - Newsletter Party
The best and biggest party of the Winter Season! This event helps raise funds to pay for printing/postage for our monthly member newsletter. 3-9 pm at VFW Post 8113 "The Chicken Coop" 299 Leydecker Road West Seneca, NY 14224. ABATE is American Bikers Aimed Toward Education - Dedicated To Freedom Of The Road! Food, drink, door prizes, Chinese Auction and alot of fun! Chances to win TV's and other big ticket items! Updates posted on Cyberspokes.com. Dinner Buffet Catering by Lucarelli's. EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Help support your RIGHT TO RIDE and fight cabin fever at the same time! Tickets are $20 pre-sale (by Jan.21st) or $25 at the door. Includes buffet, beer/soda and live music by Bone Shakers Blues Band! Contact Amy Bulger for details 716-674-5984. *Join us for our Membership Meetings 7:30 PM on the third Wednesday of the month at VFW Post 8113 "The Chicken Coop" 299 Leydecker Road West Seneca, NY 14224.
February 7
Gowanda
Gowanda Harley Blood Drive & Pancake Breakfast
WNY'ers and bikers stick together, and the American Red Cross needs your blood. Please come down and help the red cross fill the banks with your high octane fluids! Winter storms and freezing temperatures have resulted in thousands of uncollected blood donations. We need you now. Please give blood to help hospital patients in need! Stop in for our annual Service department pancake breakfast served up hot and fresh by the GHD tech team. While you are here, you can donate blood to the American Red Cross. More details at Cyberspokes.com. It feels great to donate! It's something you can spare - most people have blood to spare... yet, there is still not enough to go around. You will help ensure blood is on the shelf when needed - most people don't think they'll ever need blood, but many do. You will be someone's hero - in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation. Walk-ins are welcome or you can call 1-800-RED-CROSS to schedule an appointment. 10am-2pm at Gowanda Harley Davidson 2535 Gowanda Zoar Rd Gowanda, NY 14070. Phone 716-532-4584.
February 7 - 8
Syracuse
Syracuse Cycle Expo & Super Swap
The largest Motorcycle Showcase & Swap Meet under one roof in the North East! We're not kidding! This is HUGE! Buy new, build a Re-cycle Cycle, restore & rebuild! Sat. 11am-6pm, Sun. noon-5pm. Door prizes and cash awards for custom bikes! Motorcycle Show. Center of Progress Bldg. NYS Fairgrounds Syracuse, NY. For more info checkout Cyberspokes.com or call 315-472-7931.
February 27 - March 1
Hamburg
22nd Annual Cavalcade of Cars & Bikes and Old S'cool Review
Motorcycles, Rods, Gassers, Customs, Classics, Custom Tuners, Race Prepared and more! Updates at Cyberspokes.com. Live music by Blue Ribbon Bastards, Terry Buchwald (as Elvis), Diva Show Band and Lower Town Trio. Two buildings! "OLD S'COOL REVIEW" . Vendors, contests and much more! Food & beer available. Retro Model Pinup Contest hosted by pinup model Miss Ruby Sparkles! Free parking. Discount tix at Advance Auto Parts and K-S Automotive. Western New York's Hottest indoor Rod, Custom, Classic, Motorcycle and Retro Rod show. Show Hours: Friday 5pm-10pm, Saturday 10am-10pm, and Sunday 10am-6pm. Admission: Adults $12.00, Children 6-12 yrs old $3.00, under 6 are free. The Fairgrounds Event Center (Agricenter) 5820 South Park Ave. Hamburg, NY. Call Andy 716-656-9734.
February 28
Wayland
Conesus Lake Riders MC Fat Boy Raffle Party
Join the Conesus Lake Riders Motorcycle Club (CLR-MC) from 4-8pm at the Wayland Rod & Gun Club Dieter Road, Wayland, NY 14572. and you could win a 2014 Harley Davidson Fat Boy! (or $9500) Only 2500 tickets will be sold at $20 per ticket. More info at Cyberspokes.com. Each ticket entitles the bearer to one free admission. There will be food, beverages, games of chance, vendors, entertainment and more! Winner need not be present to win. Conesus Lake Riders Motorcycle Club is a social club to promote and maintain a safe and effective manner of group riding and conduct that enhances the image of motorcycle riders and encourages others to participate in the sport in a like manner. Phone 585-243-1978 or 585-728-3160.
March 21
Horseheads
4th annual American Legion Riders Chapter 442 Motorcycle Swap Meet & Gun Raffle
10:00 AM  to 4:00 PM
4th Annual American Legion Riders, Chapter 442
71 Old Ithaca Road Horseheads, NY. 14845
Motorcycle Swap Meet & Gun Raffle Drawing. Admission $3.00 Adults, under 16 free!
For more information email alpie424@gmail.com
March 22
Canandaigua ABATE of Ontario County - Motorcycle Swap Meet
Noon to 5:00 PM at the Inn On The Lake, 770 South Main Street, Canandaigua, NY. Motorcycle parts, accessories, clothing, tools and much more! Food and beverages available. More details at Cyberspokes.com. Admission $5 per person. Under 16 free! Vendor tables $30 each. Call Don Mohr 585-526-4750.
March 27 - 29
Buffalo
Buffalo Motorama
The Buffalo Convention Center in Buffalo, NY will host the BIGGEST and BEST indoor custom car and bike show in Western New York. This is the fifth year of this show and a continuation of an almost 60 year Buffalo indoor car and bike show tradition. More info at Cyberspokes.com. See some of the best cars from across the country as well as feature build cars from the top builders. We bring the cool cars to you! Check out the Open Wheel Room with the coolest hot rods, live bands, pinstripers, and more. All weekend long! The Women's Oasis will have something for the ladies (and the guys). Clothing, jewelry, food, makeup, housewares, and more! Only a few spots left. It's not too late to show your car, truck, or bike! 153 Franklin Street Buffalo, NY 14202. Phone 716-390-6848.
April 12
Canandaigua
Indoor Motorcycle Parts Swap Meet
Sunday, April 12, 2015 9am-3pm
Greater Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 N Bloomfield Road
Buy, Sell, Trade 1000's of Harley Parts. Vendor Spaces 10x10 - $25
Easy Drive in/out  Set up 2pm-9pm Sat or 5am-8am Sunday
For more information, contact Jeff & Becky Leitner, 585-396-3688 or beckysbikestuff@yahoo.com
Flyer.
May 18
Albany
ABATE of New York – 19th Annual Freedom Rally
Ride to the Capital.  All Motorcyclists Welcome.  Come fight for your rights! 
Times and location TBA
May 30 - June 6
Warrensburg
Warrensburg Bike Rally
Celebrating our 15th year, and growing, the Warrensburg Bike Rally is now held at the Warren County Fairgrounds where the event was moved to 3 years ago. This affords everyone the opportunity to grow with us - and more room for vendors, attendees and activities. This is a 10 day, free admission event!
The fairgrounds are located on Schroon River road in Warrensburg, approximately 1 -1/2 miles east of Route 9. Whether you're coming off Exit 23 or traveling north on Route 9 from Lake George, it's the first right at the light at Horicon Ave, just past Warren Ford. Horicon Ave truns into Schroon River Road (CR 10). The Fairgrounds are 1 1/2 miles on the right.
Website: http://www.warrensburgbikerally.com/
May 31
Staten Island
Lt. Chuck Margiotta, FDNY, Brains Brawn Bravery Motorcycle Event 2015
Riders - $20.  Passengers - Free
Sign in from 10am -Noon.  Kickstands up at Noon.
Non riders are encouraged to make a donation and join the fun.
Ride Includes: Breakfast, Police escorted local run, returning to enjoy food, beverages & Classic Rock & Roll.  Live performance by Screaming Broccolli
All proceeds go to the Chuck Margiotta Scholarship Fund
For more information see: www.ChuckMargiottaScholarshipFund.com
June 2 - 6
Lake George
Americade
Americade is the world's largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally, attracting over 100,000 annually. Come for the day or for the week to the "Best Riding Event in the U.S." with the most factory demos, a massive motorcycle expo, lots of incredible motorcycle events and the most rides in the U.S.!
June 15
Everywhere
Ride Your Motorcycle to Work Day
Ride your motorcycle or scooter on this day to demonstrate:
 -The number of motorcyclists to the general public and to politicians.
 -That motorcyclists are from all occupations and all walks of life.
 -That motorcyclists can reduce traffic and parking congestion in large cities.
 -That motorcycles are for transportation as well as recreation.
 -That motorcycling is a social good.
Ride to work website:  http://www.ridetowork.org
June 19 - 21
Alex Bay
Thousand Islands River Run Bike Rally
Alexandria Bay, NY
Website:  http://www.tiriverrun.com/
June 25 - 28
Pattersonville
Harley Rendezvous Classic
Indian Lookout Country Club,  1142 Batter Street, Pattersonville, NY 12137
Phone (518) 864-5659.  Website:  http://www.harleyrendezvous.com/
June 28
Syracuse CNYSPCA Moroecycle Run
10am Registration at The Shelter 5878 E. Molloy Rd., Syracuse NY
Kick Stands up at 11am.  Ride is about 1 1/2 hours ending at Castaway's Riverside Restaurants, 916 County Rt 37, Central Square NY.
Live Entertainment & Lunch provided by The GEM Diner.
Cost: &15 for driver (includes Tee-Shirt) & $10 for rider.
Cars are welcome $10 per-person.
For more information call Terri Para 315-454-8787, email: development@cnyspca.org
or visit our website at www.cnyspca.org for registration form.
July 11
Owego
7th Annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride
The 7th Annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride will take place on N.Y. State Route 38 and is to draw attention to the highway that was named to honor Vietnam Veterans.
This ride is sponsored by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapters #377, 480, and 704 and by Chapter 17 of the Blue Knights.
The 7th Annual Ride begins at the Owego Free Academy School on Sheldon Guile Blvd., in Owego, NY on Saturday July 11, 2015. The 100 mile ride kicks off at 10am from Owego and then will stop in Groton, NY for gas and food, before it continues on to the American Legion in Hannibal, NY, where there will once again be food and entertainmentÂ….  The ride is free and is open to the public.
Please register between 8:00 & 9:30am the day of the ride. 
For more information about the ride, call Dan @ (607) 229-8153, or Harvey @ (607) 898-3507 or Bill @ (607)222-6357.

July 11
Sodus Point 2nd Annual Riding for Home Poker Run: Full Circle
Come join us for an awesome day of riding, music, food, raffles & fun all to raise money for a great organization that supports our military members.
Registration Begins: 9am / Kickstands Up: 11am
$20 per rider / $10 per passenger (covers all
Ride ends at Captain Jacks Goodtime Tavern.
8505 Greig St Sodus Point, NY 14555
Non-Riders $10 per person/$15 per couple
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