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2017

Date

City

Event

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 
Visit ABATE of Monroe on Facebook 
August 6
Auburn
ABATE of Cayuga - Make a Wish Ride
OPE Kawasaki, 480 Grant Ave, Auburn, NY
Visit ABATE of Cayuga on Facebook
August 6
Phelps
ABATE of Ontario - Bike Show at the Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend
1 to 4 pm.  $15 plus a can of food
Visit abatenyontario.com or (new facebook link to https://www.facebook.com/Ontario-County-ABATE-of-NY-1610615005908665/)
August 12
Batavia
ABATE of Genesee - Annual Genesee County ABATE charity run.
100 mile run approx.
Ken's Charcoal Grill 59 Main St. Batavia, NY 14020
9-10:45 Registration KSU @11am
Info or event flyer e-mail roadcaptain110@gmail.com
August 13
Trumansburg Jan Aguirre Memorial Ride (formerly ABATE of Tompkins County)
Ride from Trumansburg American Legion, registration 12:00-1:00, the west side of Cayuga Lake, to Owasco Lake and into Ithaca, ending at The Eagles.  $10.00 gives you a chance to win a T-shirt quilt made from Jan's shirts to benefit B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse).  Food is available for purchase. 
Contact Linda, InstitchesbyLinda@yahoo.com, for more info.  Also on Facebook.
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
Visit ABATE of Schoharie on Facebook
August 20
Lancaster
Rock'n Blues 2017
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
Location: Bowen rd. Grove Lancaster, NY (near Broadway)
Time: 12 PM
Date: Sunday, August 20th, 2017
Host: Tread City Tire
August 26
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Dice Run
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
August 27
Niagara Falls
Mason 132 F.C. 6th Annual Motorcycle Dice Run & Car Show
10am registration at Niagara LaSalle Lodge #132 F&AM 9605 Colvin Blvd. NY 14304.  Kickstands up at Noon. Ends at Lewiston #2 Volunteer Fire Company 1705 Saunders Settlement Rd. Niagara Falls, NY 14304. More details at Cyberspokes.com. We will be donating funds to Empower (formerly known as Niagara Cerebral Palsy). We will have food music and a 300 basket raffle! Phone 716-550-3040.
August 27
Lockport
6th Annual Teddy Bear Motorcycle Run
Ride for Children's Hospital! Meeting at Attitudes Bar & Grill at Noon. Leave at 12:30 sharp! Donation: One NEW stuffed animal. To 2 or 3 undetermined locations as of yet. More details on Cyberspokes.com. This a no drama no hassle ride that all are welcome to! Last year we have donated 361 new stuff animals for the nurses to give as they see fit, such as a crying child in the middle of the night or a child whose parents just can't afford to bring them something, as medical bills are so expensive. Let's see if we can break 400 this year! We do not accept cash. Just a new stuffed animal because the hospital can't accept used due the germ factor and the sick kids. We look forward to see you all there! Attitudes Bar and Grill 616 West Ave, Lockport, NY 14094. Phone Jamie 716-940-8551.
August 27
Gretzville
SSG Billy Wilson Memorial Motorcycle Ride and Raffle
SSG William R. “Billy” Wilson III was a true American Hero. Billy was graduate of Williamsville North High School who was killed In Action in Afghanistan. Billy was truly a fearless man, but his courage was countered by his sense of humility, selflessness, and genuinely caring for other people, particularly his family, friends, and teammates. Register 11am The Greater Buffalo Gymnastics Center 1641 North French Rd, Getzville, NY 14068. 12:30 Rider Meeting & Prayer. 1:00 Kickstands Up! 1.5 Hour Scenic Ride $20.00 Per Rider, $10.00 Per Passenger Includes: Lapel Pin, Meal ticket Raffle. More details at Cyberspokes.com. IF YOU CAN NOT OR DO NOT RIDE PLEASE JOIN US AT 2PM At Jurek Post to Welcome Riders! 655 New Rd Swormville, NY 14051. Large Basket Raffle, 50/50 Raffle. Non-Rider Admission $10.00 Includes: Meal & Soft Drinks Chance to win a Flat Screen TV. Phone 716-908-3223.
September 1 - 2
Big Flats
Ride for the Red Motorcycle Run
The 9th 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 weekend kicks off on Friday afternoon, Sept. 1st, 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. 2nd, 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.
For more information see their press release.
September 1 - 3
Stockton
13th Annual MDA Campout & Bike Run
All proceeds to Muscular Dystrophy Assoc. Fri Sept 1st: Moonshine Band 6-10 pm. Sat Sept 2nd: motorcycle run $20 registration 10 to 11:45. Bikes leave at noon (includes run, chicken bbq/refreshments). 5 pm chicken Bbq ($10 or $20 w/refreshments) 6-10 pm The New Direction Band. Silent auction, raffles, refreshments, food. More info at Cyberspokes.com. Sun Sept 3rd Bike Rodeo. Sponsored by Dunkirk Moniuszko Club, Big Guns MC, & Red Knights MC. Chautauqua County Firemen's Fraternity 4641 Railroad Ave W, Stockton, New York 14784. Phone 716-410-0845.
September 9
Victor
Rochester Chrome Divas- Scavenger Hunt
Finn's Tap Room, 14 Railroad Street, Victor, NY
Registration 10am - Noon.  Food-3:30pm. Last Bike-4:00pm.  Prizes Called-5:00pm.
Benefiting Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT6) Disease
Tickets $20 Rider, $15 Passenger, $15 Food Ticket
For more information see flyer.
September 9
Rochester
Operation Patriot - 16th Anniversary 9/11 Tribute Ride
Pelican's Nest
566 River Street, Rochester, NY
Benefiting Veterans Suicide Prevention through the Veterans Outreach Center
http://www.operationpatriot.org/
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 13 - 17
East Durham
Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival
The Handel family welcomes you to come celebrate Catskill Mountain Thunder, New York's Largest Motorcycle Festival. This truly is a motorcycle festival like no other and this year is the 20th anniversary. Held at the beautiful Blackthorne resort nestled in the Northern Catskill Mountains.  348 Sunside Road, East Durham, NY 12423 
Each September, Blackthorne resort hosts Catskill Mountain Thunder and becomes home to thousands of bikers from across northeast and the country.

We will be joined by renowned bike builder Ron Finch, Dick Cartier hosts a bike build-off and Quiet Riot and Back in Black the famed AC/DC tribute band kick off the weekend with amazing music and good times.
Join us and help celebrate our 20th Anniversary and you can check out the event for your group in the future. The fun starts September 13th and goes through Sunday September 17th.

Email: catskillmountainthunder@boldendeavors.com
Web: www.CatskillMountainThunder.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/catskill.m.thunder

September 16
Auburn
ABATE of Cayuga - Fall Game of Chance Scramble
Whiskey Boots, 192 State St., Auburn, NY
Contact phone 730-3641
Visit ABATE of Cayuga on Facebook
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.
September 23
Hudson
ABATE of Columbia - Bozo's Run
Plaza Diner, 300 Fairview Ave, Hudson, NY
Meet at 11am.   Kickstands up at Noon.
Ride to Polish Sportsmen Club, Hudson, NY
Rain or Shine
Visit ABATE of Columbia on Facebook
September 23 Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Motorcycle Dice Run
To benefit The Warrior House of Western New York
Reg. 10am noon, Medina VFW, $8/person

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 7
Batavia
ABATE of Genesee - Fall Fun Run
Ken's Charcoal Grill 59 Main St. Batavia, NY 14020
9-10:45 Registration KSU @11am
Info or event flyer e-mail roadcaptain110@gmail.com
October 7
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Fall Foliage Run
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
October 7
Hudson
ABATE of Columbia - Toy Run
Plaza Diner, 300 Fairview Ave, Hudson, NY
Meet at 11am.   Kickstands up at Noon.
Ride to Kinderhook Elks Lodge
Rain or Shine
Visit ABATE of Columbia on Facebook
October 7
Canandaigua
Scooters for Hooters
Enjoy a ride through the Finger Lakes to benefit the Community Transportation Fund for the UR Medicine Breast Imaging Center at Thompson Health.
Sponsored by:
The American Legion Riders Chapter 256, Canandaigua
Francis M. Dalton American Legion Riders Chapter 282, Lima
Hally-Allen American Legion Riders Chapter 1341, Sonyea
9-11 am Registration   Thompson Hospital North Parking lot 350 Parrish Street, Canandaigua
4 pm End   American Legion Canandaigua, Post 256  454 N. Main Street, Canandaigua
4:30 pm  Reception to Follow - Cash bar available
http://www.thompsonhealth.com/Foundation/Special-Events/American-Legion-Riders-Event
October 14

ABATE of Monroe - Fall Foliage Run / Chili Fest
Raindate -  Sunday, October 15

Visit ABATE of Monroe on Facebook
October 21
Medina
ABATE of Orleans - Halloween Party
Medina VFW 8-1 a.m.
Visit ABATE of Orleans on Facebook
October 21
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Halloween Party
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org
October 28
Batavia
ABATE of Genesee - 2nd Annual "Baggerween"
Rain Date 29th
Behind Ken's Charcoal Grill 59 Main St. Batavia, NY 14020
5pm-7pm
Info or event flyer e-mail roadcaptain110@gmail.com
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

Visit ABATE of Monroe on Facebook
December 2
TBA
ABATE of Columbia - Christmas Party
Details TBA
Visit ABATE of Columbia on Facebook
December 16
Syracuse
ABATE of Onondaga - Christmas Party
The Loop, 1116 Wolf St., Syracuse,NY
Visit ABATE of Onondaga at http://www.abatecny.org