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2016

Date

City

Event

August 1
Sanborn
American Legion Riders Chapter #1451 Summer Dice Run
Starts & Ends at Wheatfield American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road Sanborn NY 14132. Registration starts at 11:00am, first bike out at Noon. More info at Cyberspokes.com. Enjoy a scenic ride along Lake Ontario in Niagara County! Donation $15 Bike / $5 passenger to benefit various veteran charities. Food after the ride, Gas Raffle drawing at 4:00pm. Phone 716-731-4712
August 3
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
August 6
West Seneca
25th Vets Blast
Show your support for our VETS. Live Music by STEELHORSE!!!
Only $10 to get in. Bike, car, walk if you have to, it doesn't matter as long as you get there. RAIN or SHINE! Plenty of parking. Sheltered outdoor dining and party area just in case. Food and drinks,
Support gear, Door prizes, Vendors, Chinese Auction, raffles, 50-50's.
More details at http://vnvmclvmc.com/ecal.html.
A portion of the proceeds is going to W.N.Y. Heros Inc.
Start time:3-9 PM. Place: Chicken Coop VFW Post 8113, 299 Leydecker Rd. West Seneca, NY 14224. Tickets available at the Chicken Coop, Big V's, Amvets Post 72, and on our website:
http://vnvmclvmc.com/events.html
Sponsored by Vietnam Vets/Legacy Vets M/C Buffalo, NY. Contact: Metro 716-603-8938.
August 6
Niagara
Rumble at the Niagara Car & Bike Show
Horsepower on the land with the horsepower of the hydroplanes race at Thunder on the Niagara. We're bringing the car and bike show back to Gratwick Riverside Park! More details and updates will be posted on Cyberspokes.com. Phone 716-390-6848.
August 6
Palmyra
5th Annual Jamboree for Life
Palmyra VFW, 4306 State Route 31, Palmyra, New York 14522.
All day event benefiting Lesley’s Wish! Poker Run registration from 10:00am-11:00am. Take off at 11:00 Sharp! Starts and ends at Palmyra VFW. This Jamboree is packed with live music, bbq chicken, raffles, door prizes & child activities.
Lesley’s Wish is a fund that was established in 2015 in memory of Lesley after she passed away from cystic fibrosis. Lesley wanted to continue helping local families struggling with medical bills.
Poker Run admission is $25 per bike or $30 with a passenger.
Poker Run tickets include Jamboree entry fee and chicken bbq.
$15 Chicken BBQ, $10 Jamboree Entry Fee (15 & under free).
Live band line up 1pm-11pm:
Bobby McGee Band and Tammy Wadhams
Bad Grampas
Dixie Normus
Joey Allen
Deep Cover
Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/112437842438162/?active_tab=posts
August 7
Auburn
ABATE of Cayuga County - Make a Wish Ride
315-730-3641 or Facebook
Abate meetings 2nd Tuesdays each month at VFW 44, East Genesee St. Auburn
August 7
Sanborn
American Legion Riders Chapter #1451 Summer Dice Run
Starts & Ends at Wheatfield American Legion Post 1451, 6525 Ward Road Sanborn NY 14132. Registration starts at 11:00am, first bike out at Noon. More details at Cyberspokes.com. Enjoy a scenic ride along Lake Ontario in Niagara County! Donation $15 Bike/$5 passenger to benefit various veteran charities. Food after the ride, Gas Raffle drawing at 4:00 pm. Phone 716-731-4712.
August 7
Central Valley
Hudson Valley Ride for Kids
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation
Central Valley Elementary School,  45 Route 32, Central Valley, NY 10917
http://pbtf.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=2634&pg=entry#.Vreb1Y-cHIU
August 7
Phelps
Sauerkraut Bike Show
Carnival Grounds, Ontario Street, Phelps, NY
Start Time: 1PM
End Time: 4PM
Enter your bike today! Pre-register your bike for only $10* and receive a free kickstand pad. $15* day of show. Get your application at http://phelpsny.com/sauerkraut-weekend-bikeshow/
*Plus a can of food
Lots of things to do!
Family Entertainment, Carnival Rides,Live Music, Food Vendors & Beer Tent
Sponsored by Abate of Ontario County and Halco
For more information see flyer.
August 10
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
August 13
Buffalo
Buffalo City Mission Ride For The Homeless 10 Year Anniversary
The Buffalo City Mission will be celebrating its 10th Annual Motorcycle Ride for the Homeless! We are anticipating this to be our best and biggest ride thus far! This annual event offers riders of all types and skill levels a scenic ride, beginning at Gratwick Park in North Tonawanda and traveling throughout Niagara County. Following the run riders enjoy a prepared BBQ dinner, music, awards, raffle and a Chinese Auction. Bike Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd for Best in show! Rider cost 25.00 (includes t-shirt) Passenger 15.00 (includes t-shirt). All proceeds of this event will benefit the Buffalo City Mission's (Cornerstone Manor) After School Program for children. Registration 11am, Ride leaves at Noon. More info at Cyberspokes.com. The After School Program is a comprehensive program that provides a safe, spiritual, nurturing and structured academic learning environment for youth of all ages. Our program encompasses a broad range of focus areas including academic support, parental and school involvement, development of practical life skills, emphasis on youth engagement and making learning fun, as well as collaboration with neighboring colleges to provide one-on-one tutoring. Gratwick Park 1100 River Rd. North Tonawanda, NY 14120. Phone 716-854-8181 ext. 439 or 441
August 13
Rochester
9th Annual D&B Motorcycle Charity Run
Saturday August 13th, 2016
Location: Cycle Stop, Inc (Cycle Stop Harley-Davidson)
2600 West Henrietta Rd Rochester NY 14623
Registration is 9:30 to 11 am.  Kickstands up at 11:30
$20 rider/ $10 passenger
100 mile route ending at The Moose Lodge in Henreitta
with Registration you get, the ride, free dinner and 1 entry into the door prizes.
Music, 50/50, Chinese auction at the end.
Event benefits the B.C.C.R. (Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester)
Sponsors are: The Kantor Law firm, Jerry's Auto, Betlem Residential Heating and Cooling, G. Frederico CO LLC, Cycle Stop Inc, MicGinny's, The Moose Lodge Henrietta
August 14
Lancaster
Rock’n Blues Motorcycle & Car Show
Date: Father’s Day Sunday, August 14, 2016
Time: 12 PM
Location: Bowen rd. Grove Lancaster, NY (near Broadway)
One of Western New York’s premier parties, this event is all about music, good people and having a blast. You’d have to be pretty bad off not to have a great time with all the things to see and do on this day. From a car show with some of the areas nicest Hot Rods, Classics and Muscle Cars, to the Choppers, Customs and Baggers, everywhere you turn chrome rules the day. Everything will be there from the bone stocks to the radicals. With a mini-swap meet going as well there will be a slew of vendors, from leather and T-shirts to parts and novelties available. You can’t go wrong with tasty food, drinks and all of the great people gathered together for a full day and night of partying and good times. Sponsorship packages, Food vending & free non-food vending spots are available. The event has been featured in several local magazines and has a website at www.rocknbluesusa.com

Tax Deductible Sponsor Package:
$300.00 sponsors will be listed on all flyers & posters; logo displayed on event website and receive recognition in all print & radio media prior to and during event plus 20 free admission tickets

Make checks payable to: Rock n Blues productions inc Send to: PO Box 106 Depew, NY 14043

Free Non-food Vendor Space:
Non-food vendors are free but we require a refundable deposit of $25 to assign a location that will be returned the day of the event. Vendors are limited to “2” free admissions with space and must supply their own tent, tables and chairs; this is an outside event rain or shine, no electric. Vendors can set up as early as Saturday night
August 17
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
August 24
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
August 27
Hudson
ABATE of Columbia - Memorial Run
Plaza Diner 300 Fairview Ave,  Hudson, NY
Meet up  11 am.   KSU Noon
Rain Date, Sun. August 28
Columbia County ABATE Events List
August 31
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
September 2 - 3
Big Flats
Ride for the Red Motorcycle Run
The 8th Annual Ride for the Red motorcycle run will be held Labor Day weekend to raise funds for the American Red Cross’ Finger Lakes Chapter’s local services, including the Service to the Armed Forces program. The event is supported by Arkport Harley-Davidson and Southern Tier Harley-Davidson.
The weekend kicks off on Friday afternoon, Sept. 2nd, at 5:30 PM with a short ride from Americas Best Value Inn, 196 South Hamilton St., Painted Post, NY.
The Ride for the Red main event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 3rd, from the American Legion, 45 Olcott Road S, Big Flats, NY.
The ride will be led by NYS motorcycle Troopers through the beautiful Finger Lakes Region.
Pre-registration “on-line” is highly recommended at the Red Cross web site at www.RedCross.org/CorningRideForTheRed by Aug. 19th. 
On-site registration runs from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. The led ride leaves at 11:30 AM sharp.
For more information see
www.RedCross.org/CorningRideForTheRed
September 7
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
September 10
Hudson
ABATE of Columbia - Bozo's Run
Plaza Diner 300 Fairview Ave,  Hudson, NY
Meet up  11 am.   KSU Noon
Rain or Shine
Columbia County ABATE Events List
September 10
Rochester
"Let's Roll!" - 15th Anniversary 9/11 Tribute Ride
Host: Operation Patriot Foundation, Inc
Location: 585 Rockin Burger Bar, 250 Pixley Road, Rochester, NY

15th Anniversary 9/11 Tribute supporting First Responders injured in the line of duty through the Finger Regional Burn Association. 

Orange County Choppers (OCC) from the Discovery Channel's 'American Chopper' TV series will be joining us and will be displaying the Police Bike, the Fallen Heroes Bike and the NASA Bike. 

The event will start out with our annual Tribute Ride which will be escorted by Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn, NY State Police, Gates PD, Brockport PD and the Patriot Guard Riders. 

No ride? No problem!
Following the ride, Upstate NY's #1 band, the Zac Brown Tribute Band, will be performing while you enjoy an ice cold brew and a Rockin Burger as you check out the incredible, world-famous work of OCC. Never before in Rochester, these tribute bikes demonstrate the spirit of America through detailed workmanship as a tribute to the brave men and women who put on a uniform and serve our country. 

RIDE: 
* Escorted by: 
   - Sheriff Patrick O'Flynn 
   - MCSD Deputies 
   - NY State Police 
   - Gates Police 
   - Brockport Police 
   - Patriot Guard Riders 
* Registration - 9am 
* Kickstands up - 11am 
* 50+ mile non-stop ride goes past 9/11 Memorial in Brockport 
* $20 Rider | $10 Passenger 
* FREE T-Shirt to first 100 to register 
* FREE "Let's Roll!" Pin to first 100 to register 

SHOW: 
* OCC Tribute Bikes on Display 
* 9/11 Tribute featuring LBS Highlanders Pipes & Drums Band 
* Zac Brown Tribute Band Performance 
* 50/50 Raffle 
* Door Prizes 
* Vendors 
* Rockin Food! 
* Rockin Beverages! 
* General admission - $10 | Fire, Police and Military personnel in uniform - FREE 

Operation Patriot is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation registered with the IRS and the State of NY. ALL Proceeds to benefit the Finger Lakes Regional Burn Association.
More to come! Save the date!
Sponsored by: Wegmans, Marriott Rochester Airport & Killer Sportswear
Phone 585-247-0079
Event URL Facebook.com/OperationPatriot
Email info@Operationpatriot.org
September 11
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo 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. 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 14
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
September 21
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
September 25
Auburn
ABATE of Cayuga County - Fall Game of Chance Scramble
315-730-3641 or Facebook
Abate meetings 2nd Tuesdays each month at VFW 44, East Genesee St. Auburn
September 28
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
October 1
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo Erie 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. 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 1
Hudson
ABATE of Columbia - Toy Run
Plaza Diner 300 Fairview Ave,  Hudson, NY
Meet up  11 am.   KSU Noon
Rain Date, Sun. October 2
Columbia County ABATE Events List
October 2
Springville
Springville Travelers Chili Run
Sign in 10:30am-Noon! Rain or shine! Cars welcome!, starts at 12:30pm. Springville Travelers Motorcycle Club (STMC) was established on May 5, 1934 and continues to grow with each passing year. Today, the club offers a variety of fun events for everyone to enjoy. Poker Runs, Bike Shows, Field Meets/Motorcycle Rodeos, Bonfires, Chili Runs and more! More info at Cyberspokes.com. The Club is registered with American Motorcycle Association (A.M.A.) and has been a member in good standing since January 1, 1935. We’re a family oriented club and we have both men and women as members. 14340 Rt.219 Springville NY. Call 716-592-3199.
October 5
Batavia
Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
October 8
Everywhere
National Motorcycle Ride Day
NEW DAY PROCLAMATION: NATIONAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE DAY – Second Saturday in October
The Registrar of National Day Calendar has designated the second Saturday in October of each year as National Motorcycle Ride Day. This day is designated to get all motorcyclists in the USA and the world out and on their motorcycles for a united day of riding.
http://nationaldaycalendar.com/2015/10/08/new-day-proclamation-national-motorcycle
October 12
Batavia Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
October 19
Batavia Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
October 26
Batavia Bike Night - Sponsored by ABATE of Genesee
Every Wednesday night 6pm to close starting May 18th, Ending October 26th.
At City Slickers Bar and Grill 59 Main street Batavia, NY 14020
Food,drink, and music.  All makes and models welcome
December 3
TBA
ABATE of Columbia - Christmas Party
Information TBA