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2018

Date

City

Event

April 7
Fonda
Blessing of the Bikes
Hosted by Saint Kateri National Shrine and Historic Site
3636 State Hwy 5, Fonda, New York 12068
11 AM - 11:15 AM
https://www.facebook.com/events/169493750361181/
April 13 - 15
East Durham
Motorcycle Mayhem Weekend - Polar Bear Run
Friday:  Dinner, Live entertainment with The Little Creek Band
Saturday:  Breakfast, Polar Bear Run, Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, and Pastries on the road,
Dinner, Live entertainment with GTO.
Sunday: Breakfast, No checkout time
$175 Per person
The Blackthorne Resort, 348 Sunside Road, East Durham, NY, 518-634-2541
For more information see Flyer or http://www.blackthorneresort.com
April 29
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Bike Blessing
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
April 29
Poughkeepsie Here Comes the Sun Bike Run - American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
PC's Paddock,
273 Titusville Rd, Poughkeepsie, NY
Starts 11:00 AM, Ends 3:00 PM
Complimentary breakfast & lunch, Live Music, 50/50, Poker Hand Prizes!
2 hr scenic run, Pit stop, and much more
$25 per rider or $40 per rider & passenger
https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=5523
April 29
Fultonville
3rd Annual Poker Run
Brothers of Lostboyz MC
24 Main Street ( Old KeyBank ), Fultonville, New York
10 AM - 6 PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/1758763120855584/
May 5
West Seneca
ABATE of Buffalo-Erie - Safety and Awareness Run
Visit ABATE of Buffalo-Erie at https://www.facebook.com/BuffaloErieAbate/
May 5
Orchard Park
Brotherhood of Marine Corps Riders - 1st Annual Poker Run
Proceeds to benefit the Semper FI Fund
Registration 9:30am - 11:30am
The American Legion in Orchard Park
3740 N. Buffalo Road, Orchard Park, NY
For more information see Flyer
May 5
Fort Ann
Ride For Suicide Prevention
Hosted by Crazytrain Ridersclub
Boar's Nest
1263 Patten Mills Rd, Fort Ann, New York
Starts at 12PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/1624131911008542/
May 5
Anywhere
USA Pledge to Ride Event International Female Ride Day
This is a Pledge to Ride event!!! Get on your bad motor scooter and RIDE!!! The only thing you have to do is ... JUST RIDE!!!
RIDE by yourself, RIDE with 2, RIDE with 500, RIDE to work, RIDE to the your errands, RIDE to the park, RIDE Anywhere, Anytime on Sat, May 5th, 2018 and be part of this awesome event that celebrates Women riders! It's OUR day Ladies!!!! Let's celebrate it!!!
Women around the globe will be riding their bikes on this day, ALL DAY LONG! Please join the USA event and pledge to .... JUST RIDE!
Spread the word and support the USA event! Join, Invite and share! Tell all your Girlfriends! Let's get the word out there!!! Let's show the World that the USA supports this event that celebrates us!
May 6
Medina ABATE of Orleans - Safety Awareness Run
May 6 Rochester ABATE of Monroe - Breakout Run/Bike Blessing
10-11:30 a.m. Registration
Visit ABATE of Monroe at http://www.abatenymonroe.org/
May 6
Islandia
Motorcycle Mike Poker Run 2018
1355 Motor Pkwy, Islandia, New York 11749
Motorcycle Mike Esq. Presents the 7th Annual Poker Run on Sunday May 6th, 2018
All proceeds benefit the Veterans Dog Initiative of Canine Companions for Independence of Medford NY
**POKER RUN STARTS AT:
Renegade Classics Biker Outlet 511 Commack Road, Deer Park NY
Registration 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
$20.00 per Hand
First Bike Out at 12:00/ Last Bike Out 12:30
https://www.facebook.com/events/1685652911495693/
May 12
Ontario
ABATE of Wayne County - Breakout Run
Lakeside Restaurant, 6270 Lakeside Road, Ontario, NY
Meet at 9AM and leave by 10AM
Come early and have breakfast! A short meeting is held before each run. $5.00 per person
May 12
Lindenhurst
1journey2wheels 2018 Autism run
11 AM - 5:30 PM
300 W Hoffman Ave, Lindenhurst, NY
https://www.facebook.com/events/1149960585139052/
May 19
Batavia
ABATE of Genesee - Motorcycle Awareness Ride and Bike Blessing
Stan's Harley-Davidson
4425 W Saile Dr, Batavia (town), Genesee County, New York
Registration from 9:00AM - 10:45AM. KSU at 11:00AM
For more information email abategenesee@gmail.com or
Visit ABATE of Genesee at https://www.facebook.com/ABATEGENESEECOUNTY/
May 19
New Haven
14th Annual Blessing of the Bikes
Hazzys Tavern
4290 State Route 104, New Haven, New York 13114
10 AM - 5 PM
Please come and join the Comets for our 14th Annual Blessing of the Bikes!!!! There will be a free breakfast beginning at 10:00 a.m. with the Blessing following at noon. The Ride will depart Hazzy's right after the Blessing. Ride stops will be announced. There is NO CHARGE to attend and participate, so come and CATCH A COMET!!!!
https://www.facebook.com/events/1695241013892270/
May 20
Albany
ABATE of New York - Meet and Greet before the Freedom Rally
Best Western, 200 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY
6PM - 9PM 
Flyer
May 20
Sandy Creek
9th Annual Thunder In The Creek
Oswego County Fairgrounds
291 Ellisburg Street Sandy Creek, NY 13145, Sandy Creek, New York 13145
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Join Fire and Iron MC Station 1438 for our 9th Annual Thunder in the Creek ride!! ~90 mile ride in northern NY and Tug Hill Plateau with 2 stops.
Route and stops TBA.
Registration is 9-11am and kickstands up 11:30am. $20/Driver and $15/Rider.
$100 cash prize for club with most members in attendance.
Pre-sale ticket party will be at Ma Barker's on April 22nd 12-4pm
$15/Driver and $10/Rider
It's a great time and one of the first rides of the season!! Please feel free to share our event!
https://www.facebook.com/events/2085294371794849/
May 21
Albany
ABATE of New York - 31st Annual Freedom Rally
Ride to the Capital - Fight for Your Rights
The ride leaves from TAFT Furniture, 1960 Central Ave., Colonie, NY 12205
Registration 9:00AM - 10:45AM
Kickstands up at 11:00AM
Flyer
May 27
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Watch Fire
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
May 28 - July 14
48 States
The  “8 Ball Ride” To Aid Our Veterans
On behalf of THE FISHER HOUSE FOUNDATION, Bob "The Geezer Biker" Agnes plans to visit THE 48 State Capitals in the Continental United States of America in 48 days. He will depart from Washington, DC on May 28th, 2018 and Complete the ride on July 14th, 2018, his 80th birthday, in Albany, NY. He'll be on his Harley Davidson 2017 Road Glide Special for the 14,000+ mile ride of a lifetime. Yeah!
https://8ballride.com/
June 2
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Joker Run
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
June 2
Auburn
ABATE of Cayuga - Charitable Ride for Cayuga County Veterans Emergency Services
Auburn VFW, 44 Genesee St.
Registration: 11 AM.   KSU at 12 Noon
$15.00 per Bike.  $5.00 per Passenger
Visit ABATE of Cayuga at https://www.facebook.com/Cayugaabate/?fref=ts
June 2 Medina ABATE of Orleans - Golf Tournament (TBA)
June 3
West Seneca ABATE of Buffalo-Erie - C.O.P.S. Run
Visit ABATE of Buffalo-Erie at https://www.facebook.com/BuffaloErieAbate/
June 3
bGlenns Falls
6th Annual GWOT Monument Motorcycle Run
Crandall Park Glens Falls
9 AM - 3 PM
Our annual ride to help raise funds to finish the monument that will honor our Iraq/Afghanistan Veterans to be built in Crandall Park. The ride will have two stops at local VFW's and end at VFW on Cooper Street Glens Falls for a BBQ with entertainment.
Hope you all can attend!! $15 per bike and $20 with a passenger
https://www.facebook.com/events/874586516057408/
June 3
Ballston Spa
Motorcycle Charity Ride
The Factory Eatery
20 Prospect St, Ballston Spa, New York 12020
Join us at The Factory for our Annual Sharing the Journey Motorcycle Charity Ride, beginning and ending at The Factory Eatery in Ballston Spa, NY. .
Registration 9:00 AM, Kick Stands Up 11:00.
Includes continental breakfast and lunch.
Live Entertainment/raffles. T Shirts for sale.
$20 per Rider/$10 per Passenger.
Rain Date June 10.
All proceeds from the run benefit the Gateway House of Peace, a Charitable Hospice Home in Ballston Spa, NY.
https://www.facebook.com/events/727219904334939/
June 4 - 10
Lake George
Americade Motorcycle Rally
Americade has become the world's largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally.  Local police estimates indicate it attracts 100,000 - 200,000 visitor days during the 6-day event.
It's a convention of tourers, sport-tourers and cruising motorcycles enjoying a week-long festival of motorcycling, including guided tours in the beautiful Adirondack Park, and the Green Mountains of Vermont. 
Americade also includes a massive trade show with approx 200 vendors, demos, and displays from most major motorcycle manufacturers, catered dinner boat cruises, stunt shows, comedy shows and much, much more.
http://americade.com
June 6 - 9
Lake Luzerne
DirtDaze Adventure Bike Rally
The DirtDAZE Adventure Bike Rally is a fun, adventurous and educational multi-day festival for dual-sport and adventure motorcycles. It is held on private property with nearby dirt roads through the Adirondacks in New York and the Green Mountains in Vermont.
The event offers on-site demos and vendors (including companies like Twisted Throttle), world class rider training, dual sport rides to far off destinations with lunch, fun night time activities, riding games, and contests.
https://dirtdazerally.com
June 9
Rochester
ABATE of Monroe - Flag Day Freedom Rally
12 Noon
Visit ABATE of Monroe at http://www.abatenymonroe.org/
June 9
Broadalbin
4th Annual Ride Against Child Abuse & BBQ with Live Band
Hosted by Children's Foundation and Adirondack Harley-Davidson
Adirondack Harley-Davidson,
106 Bellen Road, Broadalbin, New York
10 AM - 1 PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/133027483983103/
June 9
Batavia
ABATE of Genesee - Post to Post Cost of Freedom Charity Ride
Stan's Harley-Davidson
4425 W Saile Dr, Batavia (town), Genesee County, New York
Registration from 9:00AM - 10:45AM. KSU at 11:00AM
For more information email abategenesee@gmail.com or
Visit ABATE of Genesee at https://www.facebook.com/ABATEGENESEECOUNTY/
June 9
Sodus
ABATE of Wayne County - Annual Picnic
@Rebel and Cindy’s Noon till ?
6753 Maple Ave, Sodus, NY 14551
Bring a dish to pass.
June 9 - 17
Laconia, NH
Laconia Motorcycle Week
Celebrating the 95th Anniversary
Bike shows of all kinds, swap meets, poker runs, gypsy tours, contests, vendors, live music, and of course- beautiful riding is just some of what you can expect at Laconia.
http://laconiamcweek.com
June 10
Canandaigua
ABATE of Ontario - Dice Run
Jose and Willies, 20 Lakeshore Drive ,Canandaigua , NY.
Registration 10AM till 12 noon. 10.00 per person.
KSU @ 12 Noon. Scenic ride through finger lakes. Ride at your leisure to all stops.
Last Bike in by 4PM.
Monetary prize for riders with two highest scores and lowest score of the day!
Door Prizes. Food available for purchase after the run.
All vehicles welcome to participate . For more info call 585-733-9739 or 585-286-0207.
Visit ABATE of Ontario at https://www.abatenyontario.com
June 16
Johnstown
PTRC 9th Annual K-9 Ride
Pine Tree Rifle Club
419 Johnson Ave, Johnstown, New York
11 AM - 6 PM
https://www.facebook.com/events/1952496221675689/
June 16
Hannibal
Vetfest 2018 Legion Riders Post 1552
226 Rochester St, Hannibal, NY
10 AM - 11:01 PM
Motorcycle Run, Bands 2pm on.
Flag Retirement and watchfire Bands to follow.
Food and bar available. Donations/Support Hannibal American Legion Riders and Legion.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1841857232502386/
June 21 - 24
Pattersonville
Harley Rendezvous 2018
Indian Lookout Country Club
1142 Batter Street
Pattersonville, NY 12137
Phone (518) 864-5659
http://www.harleyrendezvous.com/
June 22 - 24
Alex Bay
12th Annual Thousand Islands River Run
www.tiriverrun.com/
June 22 - 24
East Durham 2018 Motorcycle Spring Run
Tour and Getaway Weekend in the Scenic Catskill Mountains 
Includes meals and entertainment - Mike and the Monsters, GTO
The Blackthorne Resort, 348 Sunside Road, East Durham, NY, 518-634-2541
For more information see Flyer(outside),
Flyer(inside), or http://www.blackthorneresort.com
June 23
Rockville Centre
IRON SIGHTS MC RIDE 4 #LARASTRONG
The Dark Horse Tavern
12 S Park Ave, Rockville Centre, New York 11570
On September 8, 2017 Lara, a freshman at Oceanside High School, was was on her way to school when she was struck by a car at the corner of Foxhurst Road and Harvey Avenue. Lara suffered multiple serious injuries that will require extensive therapy for the unforeseen future.
#LARASTRONG
-Registration from 9-11. KSU @ 1100.
-$20 per bike and $10 per passenger.
-50/50 raffle with food and beverages to follow after the run.
This run is in association with Long Island Streets. Long Island Streets advocates for healthy, safe bicycle and pedestrian communities through planning, legislation, community empowerment and education.
https://www.facebook.com/events/153716175327390/
June 30
Broadalbin
Brotherhood Of Justice L.E.M.C.'s 4th Annual Break Out Ride/Event
John A Baird VFW Post
19 Pine St, Broadalbin, New York 12025
9 AM - 4 PM
Our 4th Annual Break Out Ride/Event...
Ride,Food,Raffles,Chinese Auction,Bounce House,DJ Music and Fun...come help us celebrate...!
https://www.facebook.com/events/143943096278060/
July 7
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Freedom of Choice Memorial Run
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
July 8
West Seneca ABATE of Buffalo-Erie - Mystery Ride
Visit ABATE of Buffalo-Erie at https://www.facebook.com/BuffaloErieAbate/
July 8
Hannibal
Hannibal American Legion Mohawk Run
American Legion Post 1552
226 Rochester St, Hannibal, New York 13074
10 AM - 10 PM
The Hannibal American Legions Mohawk Run. Sign in 10:00 am Kickstands up at Noon.
Supporting Help on the Homefront.
Traveling Wall for Fallen Bikers.
Family friendly, raffles, vendors, bounce house, live music.
$15.00 Advance $20.00 at Door
https://www.facebook.com/events/1922614658052153/
July 14
Owego
10th Annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway of Valor Tribute Ride
Starts at the Owego Free Academy in Owego, NY and departs at 11am for the 100 mile ride North on Route 38 to Hannibal, NY. The ride stops in Groton, NY at noon for food and gas, then departs at 1pm continuing North on Route 38 to the American Legion in Hannibal, NY. The ride is free and open to the public. Register the day of the event. Contact Info. Harvey (607-898-3507, Danny, 607-229-8153)
July 14
Ontario
ABATE of Wayne County - Summer's Here Run
Lakeside Restaurant, 6270 Lakeside Road, Ontario, NY
Meet at 9AM and leave by 10AM
Come early and have breakfast! A short meeting is held before each run. $5.00 per person
July 15 Medina ABATE of Orleans - Music Fest
July 22
Rochester ABATE of Monroe - Dice Run/Pig Roast
9:30-11:30 a.m. Registration
Visit ABATE of Monroe at http://www.abatenymonroe.org/
August 1
Phelps
Phelps Sauerkraut Bike show
Group Ride to bike show directly after the meeting.
August 4
Auburn ABATE of Cayuga - Make a Wish Ride
Auburn VFW, 44 Genesee St.
Registration: 11 AM.   KSU at 12 Noon
$15.00 per Bike.  $5.00 per Passenger
Visit ABATE of Cayuga at https://www.facebook.com/Cayugaabate/?fref=ts
August 4 Medina ABATE of Orleans - Fun Run
August 5
Oakdale
3rd Annual Mike Ameri Memorial Ride
Suffolk County Harley-Davidson Inc
4020 Sunrise Hwy, Oakdale, New York 11769
9 AM - 11 AM
The Sworn Guns MC are pleased to have partnered with The National Police Suicide Foundation to set up a scholarship fund in the name of our dear friend, Inspector Michael Ameri. Mike was a progressive police leader and avid motorcycle rider. Our friends at 1Journey2Wheels have helped this dream come true by affording us guidance and organizational support.
Help us support the children that have known this horrible loss and help ensure that less children have to live with it in the future.
https://www.facebook.com/events/2120679287958607/
August 25
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Dice Run
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
August 25
Lancaster
Rock’n Blues Motorcycle & Car Show
Time: 12 PM
Location:  Bowen rd. Grove Lancaster, NY (near Broadway)
Bands:  1980 Something, Bar King Spiders, Widow Maker
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
August 26

ABATE of Ontario - Memorial Ride
Place and Time TBD

Visit ABATE of Ontario at https://www.abatenyontario.com
September 1
Big Flats

10th Annual “Ride for the Red” Motorcycle Run

The 10th Annual “Ride for the Red” motorcycle run will be held September 1st of Labor Day weekend to raise funds for the American Red Cross’ Finger Lakes Chapter’s local services, including the Services to the Armed Forces program. The event is supported by the Arkport-Corning HOG (Harley Owners Group) chapter and Arkport Cycles. The ride is in honor of local Veterans and Gold Star families from all wars.

“Ride for the Red” will be held from the American Legion at 45 Olcott Road S, Big Flats, NY 14814. The ride leaves at 10:30 AM sharp and will be led by NYS motorcycle Troopers through the beautiful Finger Lakes Region. Stops will be at the Bath VA center and Arkport Cycles where special discounts will be available to ride participants.


Pre-registration “on-line” is highly recommended at www.CorningRideForTheRed.org - deadline is Aug. 24th. On-site registration runs from 8:30 to 10:00 AM.  The pre-registration cost is $25 for the rider and $25 for the passenger. A specially-designed shirt is included for pre-registered riders and passengers. A limited quantity of T-shirts will be available for “day of” ride registrants. A meal, which will be served while at Arkport Cycles, is included for all participants, as well as a “goody” bag.
For more information see Flyer

September 9
West Seneca ABATE of Buffalo-Erie - Toy Run
Visit ABATE of Buffalo-Erie at https://www.facebook.com/BuffaloErieAbate/
September 9
Fulton
6th Annual Benefit Ride for PAWS Across Oswego County
Seward St. 11AM
6th Annual Benefit Ride for Paws Across Oswego County. All cars and motorcycles to enjoy a casual ride and dinner to follow with the proceeds going to Paws Across Oswego County to help them in their efforts to rescue animals and rehome them.
https://www.facebook.com/events/166881767440679/
September 15
Medina ABATE of Orleans - Warrior House Dice Run
September 16 Rochester ABATE of Monroe - Hamlin Motorcycle Show
Noon-5 p.m. at Hamlin VFW Post #6703
Rain Date is Sunday, September 23
Visit ABATE of Monroe at http://www.abatenymonroe.org/
September 22
Medina ABATE of Orleans - Toy Run
September 22
Ontario
ABATE of Wayne County - Fall Foliage/End of Summer Run
Lakeside Restaurant, 6270 Lakeside Road, Ontario, NY
Meet at 9AM and leave by 10AM
Come early and have breakfast! A short meeting is held before each run. $5.00 per person
October 6
Auburn ABATE of Cayuga - Fall Foliage Game of Chance Ride
Auburn VFW, 44 Genesee St.
Registration: 11 AM.   KSU at 12 Noon
$15.00 per Bike.  $5.00 per Passenger
Visit ABATE of Cayuga at https://www.facebook.com/Cayugaabate/?fref=ts
October 6 Medina ABATE of Orleans - Fall Ride
October 13 Rain Date
October 13
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Fall Foliage Run
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY

Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
October 13 Rochester ABATE of Monroe - Fall Foliage Run/Chili Fest
9:30-11:30 a.m. Registration
Rain Date is Sunday, October 14
Visit ABATE of Monroe at http://www.abatenymonroe.org/
October 20
Medina ABATE of Orleans - Halloween Bash
November 10
Medina ABATE of Orleans - Fall Bus Trip
November 24
Canandaigua ABATE of Ontario - Christmas party fundraiser for local food pantries
At Jose and Willies, Lakeshore Drive, Canandaigua ,N.Y.
Visit ABATE of Ontario at https://www.abatenyontario.com
December 1
Rochester ABATE of Monroe - Holiday Party/Fundraiser
8 p.m.-1 a.m.
Visit ABATE of Monroe at http://www.abatenymonroe.org/
December 2
Medina ABATE of Orleans - Chili / Soup Cookoff
December 8

ABATE of Wayne County - Christmas
Place TBD