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2017

Date

City

Event

January 29
Hilton
ABATE of Monroe - 6th Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet
Hilton Fireman's Exempts Building, 137 South Ave (Rt 259), Hilton, NY
12pm - 5pm.  For more information see flyer.
February 4
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo Erie -  34th Annual 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. EVERYONE IS WELCOME! Help support your RIGHT TO RIDE and fight cabin fever at the same time! Ticket price includes buffet, beer/soda and live music! Phone 716-825-2627 or 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 5
Hamburg
15th Annual Snow Buster Swap Meet
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! More info at Cyberspokes.com. 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 Bulletin board to advertise your event! The Fairgrounds Event Center 5820 South Park Ave., Hamburg, NY. 9am-3pm. Sponsored by Model "A" Restorer's Club Niagara Frontier Region. Call 716-337-0646.
February 11 - 12
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! BARNFINDS! Sat. 11am-6pm, Sun. 11am-4pm. 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 12
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Soup & Chili Cook-off
Medina VFW, right after our noon meeting (roughly 1 p.m)
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
February 18
Auburn
ABATE of Cayuga -  Chili Cook-Off
Chili Cook-Off and Indoor Rodeo
12 Noon - 5 PM
Auburn Correctional Recreation Center
3579 Franklin Street Road
For more information see Flyer.
March 3 - 5
Hamburg
24th Annual Cavalcade of Cars & Bikes
Motorcycles, Rods, Gassers, Customs, Classics, Custom Tuners, Race Prepared and more! Live music! Two buildings! "OLD S'COOL REVIEW". Vendors, contests and much more! Food & beer available. Retro Model Pinup Contest with cash awards! Free parking. More details at Cyberspokes.com. Kustom Car Kulture, Rockabilly! Discount tix at Advance Auto Parts and K-S Automotive. Western New York's Hottest indoor Rod, Custom, Classic, Motorcycle and Retro Rod show. The Fairgrounds Event Center (Agricenter) 5820 South Park Ave. Hamburg, NY. Call Andy 716-656-9734.
March 11

ABATE of Monroe - St Patrick's Day Parade
March 18
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Bus Run
Medina VFW, leave 1 p.m. sharp
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
March 19
Canandaigua
ABATE of Ontario - Motorcycle Swap Meet
Inn on the Lake, 770 South Main St, Canandaigua
12PM - 5PM.  Admission $5 / person. Under 16 free
Motorcycle Parts, Accessories, Clothing, Tools, Much More
March 24 - 26
Buffalo
Buffalo Motorama Car & Motorcycle Show
Join us for the largest indoor custom car and bike show this side of New York! $2,500 awarded in cash & prizes! Enter Your Car, Truck, Bike, Tractor - Anything cool with wheels! Choppers, bobbers, old-school, customs, hot rods, late model, race, tuners, and much, much, more! Special feature at the 2017 Buffalo Motorama celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Camaro, Firebird, and Shelby GT500. Also see the top pinstripers in the area as well as bands all weekend long. Get your fill of Rockabilly, Nostalgic "Old School" drag, cruising, and So Cal Culture. Live music blues and rockabilly! Updates will be posted on Cyberspokes.com. Come to downtown Buffalo and party with the BIG SHOW! Food, beer and fun! Something for the whole family! The Buffalo Motorama Marketplace with a non-automotive area to browse the latest fashions, trends, and to pamper yourself. Buffalo Convention Center Information 153 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202 Buffalo, New York. Phone 716-390-6848.
May 6
Buffalo
27th Annual ABATE of Buffalo Erie Awareness Run
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! You do not have to ride or be a member. Help support your RIGHT TO RIDE and have a great time with American Bikers Aimed Toward Education - Dedicated to Freedom of The Road. FREE RUN! Assemble 10AM to Noon at The Rath Building, Downtown Buffalo, New York! Come and listen to our leaders speak on MC Safety. Help raise awareness of motorcycles on our roads again. Support an organization that supports motorcyclist rights! Parade style, police-escorted ride will follow guest speakers. MC Safety and Awareness is paramount to all that ride for today. Ride for tomorrow. More info at Cyberspokes.com. The main purpose of the ABATE organization is to work toward continued freedom of the road by insuring that motorcyclists' point of view is presented to our legislators and to promote motorcycle safety, rider education, and awareness. Phone 716-852-2627 *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.
May 7
Albion
ABATE of Orleans - Motorcycle Safety & Awareness Rally
Assemble 1 p.m. in front of Albion Courthouse
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
May 7

ABATE of Monroe - Breakout Run / Bike Blessing
May 22
Albany
ABATE of New York – 21th Annual Freedom Rally
Ride to the Capital.  All Motorcyclists Welcome.  Come fight for your rights!
June 3
Albion
ABATE of Orleans - Golf
(Rikki Meadows golf course) Rain date June 10
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
June 3- 12
Warrensburg
Warrensburg Bike Rally
Celebrating our 16th year, and growing, the Warrensburg Bike Rally is now held at the Warren County Fairgrounds. 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.
What can be more irresistible than the sight and sound of roaring motorcycles riding through the spectacular scenery of the Adirondacks including Lake George, Blue Mountain Lake, Tupper Lake and Lake Placid on Routes 3, 9, 22, 28, 4 and more. You'll also find the Vermont Mountains right out Route 100. There is something for everyone with great deals & prices on all motorcycle products and services from top vendors from across the nation.
Website:  http://www.warrensburgbikerally.com
June 4
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo Erie - 18th Annual C.O.P.S. Run
EVERYONE IS WELCOME! We would love to see as many officers as possible. Please join us in remembering and honoring all officers lost in the line of duty. C.O.P.S. is Concerns of Police Survivors. Each year, between 140 and 160 officers are killed in the line of duty and their families and co-workers are left to cope with the tragic loss. C.O.P.S. provides resources to help them rebuild their shattered lives. Registration 10:30-Noon at VFW Post 8113 "The Chicken Coop" 299 Leydecker Road West Seneca, NY 14224. More info at Cyberspokes.com. ABATE is American Bikers Aimed Toward Education - Dedicated To Freedom Of The Road! Phone 716-825-2627. *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.
June 5 - 10
Lake George
Americade Touring Motorcycle Rally
http://www.americade.com
June 10

ABATE of Monroe - Flag Day Freedom Rally
12 Noon
June 23 - 25
Alex Bay
11th Annual Thousand Islands River Run
Alex Bay, New York
Website: http://www.tiriverrun.com/
June 23 - 25
Pattersonville
Harley Rendezvous Classic 2017
Indian Lookout Country Club
1142 Batter Street
Pattersonville, NY 12137
Phone (518) 864-5659
Website: http://www.harleyrendezvous.com/index.php
July 9
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo Erie -  29th Annual Mystery Ride
ABATE is American Bikers Aimed Toward Education - Dedicated To Freedom Of The Road! $10 Sign-up 10:30 to Noon at VFW Post 8113 "The Chicken Coop" 299 Leydecker Road West Seneca, NY 14224. Updates posted on Cyberspokes.com. The main purpose of the ABATE organization is to work toward continued freedom of the road by insuring that motorcyclists' point of view is presented to our legislators and to promote motorcycle safety, rider education, and awareness. Phone 716-825-2627 *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.
July 15
Owego
9th Annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride
The 9th Annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride will take place on NY 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 9th Annual Ride begins at the Owego Free Academy School on Sheldon Guile Blvd., in the city of Owego, NY on Saturday July 15, 2017. The 100 mile ride kicks off at 11 am 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 entertainment.
The ride is free and is open to the public. Please register on the day of the ride.
For more info, Contact: Danny @ (607) 229- 8153, Bill @ (607) 222-6357 or Harvey @ (607) 898-3507
Flyer
July 16
Albion
ABATE of Orleans - Rock Jam
Albion Elks Club gate open at noon Music from 1-8 (looking for venues!)
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
July 23

ABATE of Monroe - Dice Run / Pig Roast
Register 9:30 - 11:30 am
August 5
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Fun Run
Registration 11, 11:30, Medina VFW
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
August 6
Hamlin
ABATE of Monroe - Hamlin Motorcycle Show
Hamlin VFW Post #6703.  Noon - 5 pm
Rain Date -  Sunday, August 13  
August 19
Richmondville
ABATE of Schoharie - 1st Annual Chapter Run
100 miles ride, food to follow Broken Spoke Saloon, Richmondville, NY 12149
Sign up–10:30 to 11:30 am Kick Stands Up at Noon
September 10
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo - 27th Annual Erie Toy Run
ABATE is American Bikers Aimed Toward Education - Dedicated To Freedom Of The Road! Updates posted on Cyberspokes.com. The main purpose of the ABATE organization is to work toward continued freedom of the road by insuring that motorcyclists' point of view is presented to our legislators and to promote motorcycle safety, rider education, and awareness. Sign-up 10:30-Noon. Please keep in mind we do not take toys. We are looking for monetary donations so we can purchase bicycles for the Boys and Girls Club. All the ABATE runs now start at VFW Post 8113 "The Chicken Coop" 299 Leydecker Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224. Phone 716-825-2627 or 716-674-7040. *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.
September 17
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Toy Run
Meet at the old Ames Plaza in Medina. Assemble at 11, part at noon
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
September 16
Eden
17th Annual Food Bank of WNY Motorcycle Run, Car Cruise-In & Rally
It's time to polish those pipes, strap on those helmets and ride for the cause. This is an ALL HANDS ON DECK FOR ALL THE WNY BIKERS! Faulkner American Legion Post 880 of Eden, NY 8am registration. The CAR CRUISE-IN is back! Car enthusiasts, you'll find a designated area at the American Legion to park and show off your ride at 8am. RAIN or SHINE! Not riding? Bring your bike, car, truck or whatever! Everyone is invited! Vendors, breakfast, basket raffles, FUNdraising, run prizes, trophies, contests, live entertainment, finger food, a cash bar and more! More details at Cyberspokes.com. We are also looking for 2017 volunteers, corporate sponsors, raffle prize donations and vendors. Please contact Debbi Yoakum 716-499-1309 or Kelly Borrello 716-698-2934.
October 7

ABATE of Orleans - Fall Foliage Run
Rain date October 14

Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
October 7
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo Erie -  27th Annual Fall Run
Come and enjoy the Fall Foliage! ABATE is American Bikers Aimed Toward Education - Dedicated To Freedom Of The Road! Updates posted on Cyberspokes.com. The main purpose of the ABATE organization is to work toward continued freedom of the road by insuring that motorcyclists' point of view is presented to our legislators and to promote motorcycle safety, rider education, and awareness. All the ABATE runs now start 10:30-Noon at VFW Post 8113 "The Chicken Coop" 299 Leydecker Rd, West Seneca, NY 14224. We will also be ending the run at The Chicken Coop with a STEAK DINNER!! Phone 716-825-2627 *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.
October 14

ABATE of Monroe - Fall Foliage Run / Chili Fest
Raindate -  Sunday, October 15
October 21
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Halloween Party
Medina VFW 8-1 a.m.
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
November 11
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Bus Run
Leave 1 p.m. sharp at Medina VFW
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
December 2

ABATE of Monroe - Holiday Party / Fundraiser
8 pm - 1 am