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2018

Date

City

Event

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
Bowmansville
5th Annual "Hems Angels" Ride
To benefit Doyle Hose Co. #2 Explorers
Registration 11:00am - 1:00pm at
Bowmansville Fire Department Station 1
36 Main Street, Bowmansville, NY
$15 per rider, $10 per passenger
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10213711155107943&set=gm.1651151588296327&type=3&theater&ifg=1
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 18
Everywhere
Ride to Work Day
This coming Monday will mark the 27th anniversary of “Ride to Work Day,” an annual event that promotes the motorcycle as an option for commuting to work. Since 1992, this event has been promoted by the Ride to Work organization with a goal of increasing public awareness of motorcyclists; promoting the use of motorcycles as a method of transportation; and increasing motorcycle safety.
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 24
Victor
Riding for Siding
This special event is a "rain or shine" fundraiser to raise money to fix the Valentown Hall siding.
All are welcome, it is not a requirement to participate on a motorcycle.
Ticket sales include an introductory walk through tour of the hall, a BBQ plate at Millie's Handlebar Cafe, raffles and door prizes. Tickets can be used one more time during regular season hours for a one person full scale tour of the museum.
267 High St. Victor, NY 14564
Tickets are $25 per person.
Tickets go on sale that morning between 10am and 12pm at Harv's Harley Davidson
http://historicvalentownmuseum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?showtopic=56
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 7
Altamont
Creto's Memorial Ride
American Legion Riders post #977
988 Altamont Blvd, Altamont, New York 12009
Registration 9:30 am - 11:00 am. Rider's meeting at 11:15 am. KSU at 11:30 am. Come on out and help us remember our Fallen Brothers & Sisters. $20 per rider/$30 per couple. Music, food, fun and memories.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1865205980167895/
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/
July 29
Albany
Cruisin for Tots 2018
Dutch Apple Cruises
141 Broadway, Albany, New York 12202
2nd Annual Cruisin for Tots to benefit our local Capital Region area Toys for Tots. Our volunteers are working like crazy to make this the best time ever.
Itinerary to follow as the plan comes together
You will received a commemorative T-Shirt (upon debarking)
There will be several ways for you to donate:
Buy a ticket $25.00 (1 per person)
Challenge coins $5.00 (while supplies last)
Live Auction (Guido is going to be auctioning off some incredible items make sure you can bid)
50/50
https://www.facebook.com/events/466012077191697/
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 4
Cairo
2nd Annual CDF Motorcycle Street Meet and Block Party
Saturday, August 4 at 11 AM - 7 PM
Main St, Cairo, NY 12413
The Cairo Development Foundation (CDF) is pleased to present this motorcycle event to you and are looking forward to a BIG turnout. The monies collected will go to the CDF for the Main Street Revitalization Program, helping to bring Cairo’s main street back to life! We are inviting motorcycle riders from all over Greene County to show off their bikes, hogs or choppers at this event. Prizes will be awarded!
Music, Food, Beer, Craft Vendors, Prizes!
Vendor Application. Fee $30
https://www.facebook.com/events/795534830639432/
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 19
Trumansburg
5th Annual Jan Aguirre Memorial Ride.
12:00-1:00 sign up at American Legion, Trumansburg NY
90 mile ride, $10.00 for a chance to win a t-shirt quilt from Jan's shirts
Ends at The Eagles, Ithaca
Funds raised go to the Ronald McDonald House of Central NY
Jan is a Forever Member and formerly from ABATE of Tompkins County.
See flyer on Facebook
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 14
Hammondsport Share the Road Summit
The traffic safety committee will be hosting our first-ever Share the Road Summit this fall, focused on Motorcycle Safety and Awareness. It will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, NY from 10AM-4PM (https://www.glennhcurtissmuseum.org/).
This is a FREE event and a great opportunity for a beautiful ride through the finger lakes. Registration is required to attend (free) and this provides all attendees with lunch, refreshments, raffle prizes and all-day access to the museum, vendors and the event.
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