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               S e p t e m b e r     2016

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventNEW PORT RICHEY - 1st Annual Red Apple Charity Event
.  9-10:30am Registration at Elks Lodge, 7201 Congress St,  NPR, FL  34653, ph 727-849-5192 .  MAP   Promoted by Goodfellows Brotherhood MC.  $10 Person, $15 couple, 10:30am kickstands up for Mystery Ride.  The Red Apple Adult Training Center is a non-profit organization that provides meaningful activities for adults with various disabilities.  Rain or Shine event - open to the public.  After ride event 12:30-9pm includes:  Food, drinks, vendors, bike wash and live entertainment by MoneybonE and Cloud 9.  6 for $10 Beer Buckets, $2.75 Liquor, $3 Fireball Shots, raffle items, 50/50, and student artwork for sale.   FLYER.  

Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventSUMMERFIELD - Amy's Poker Run & Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit.  10:30am Kickstands up from Crossroads Inn, 16475 US-301, ph 352-347-8226.   MAP   $10 Person, $5 plate, Cages welcome, 5 stops returning to Crossroads Inn for Food, 50/50, Raffles, Auction and Live music beginning at 1pm.  3 bands:  Evil Monkey, Tommy & the Guns, Cash Only Band.  FLYER

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Saturday, October 1, 2016
Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventBELLEVIEW - 24th Fall Annual Famous BBQ Rib Feast.  11am-3pm at Belleview Masonic Lodge #95, 5871 SE Baseline Road, ph 352-245-6468.  MAP  $10 Dinner all you can eat in dining room:  Ribs, Cole Slaw, Baked Beans 7 Drink.  $15 Slabs to go, benefits Belleview Lodge & its charities, info 352-245-6468 FLYER

PANAMA CITY
- 11th Annual Tickled Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Poker Run.  8-9:30am Registration  at "The Barn" (Wicked Wheel) at 10025 Hutchinson Blvd (Middle Beach Road), ph 850-588-7947, and ends at "The Barn".  MAP  $10 donation per West Coast playing sheet.  This event is open to the Public, FBO: 8:45 AM, LBO: 9:45 AM, LBI at the Barn 3:00 PM,  Drawing starts at 3:30 PM.  Event Pin $5.00 donation per pin - Ride Shirt available day of the ride. Proceeds benefit "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" and "Y.A.N.A." (local Panama City breast cancer support group).  Music, Food, Prizes and lots of fun - so come to our event on Saturday, October 1, 2016  and ride to save the TA TAS! For more information contacts: Hemenway@knology.net,  or  thunderangelspc@gmail.com, phone: 850-265-9691.  http://thunderangelspcfl.com  FLYER . 

PLANT CITY - Plant City Bike Fest 14th Anniversary Show.  5-9pm at Historic Downtown Plant City, 102 N Palmer St.  MAP  Free admission, Food, Drinks, live entertainment on Main Stage, bike show registration 5-7pm - $10 per class. 50/50,  biker games, vendors and shopping in the downtown district, info Plant City Chamber of Commerce, Peggy Wilson 813-754-3707.  Future dates:  Dec 3rd.  Website   Plant City Bike Fest facebook page

VENICE -  Cycle Schmo Motorcycle Swap Meet.  10am-4pm at Cycle Schmo, 1030 US 41 Bypass just North of the Bowling Alley in Venice), S. Venice, FL 34285, ph 941-484-9234.  MAP  Buy, Sell and Trade.  Harley, Metric, Euro, Vintage, Sport Motorcycles, Parts, Tires, Accessories, helmets, Jackets, Electronics, Clothing, Memorabilia, info cycleschmo@verizon.net, ph 941-484-9234.  cycleschmo.com  FLYER

Sunday, October 2, 2016
ORMOND BEACH -  22nd Annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children.  
7am Sign in at Bruce Rossmeyer's Destination Daytona, 1637 N US Hwy 1, ph 386-671-7100.    MAP    Ride registration closes on Friday, September 30 at noon.  Register online at: http://bit.ly/2aydYpg.  Two levels of registration: $300 riders & $275 passengers for The VIP Package includes the “Roaring 20s Gala” the night before the ride at Destination Daytona with dinner, cocktails, live music, live auctions and more.  $50 rider / passenger for The Basic Package includes the “No Boots Down” ride from Destination Daytona to Camp Boggy Creek where riders will enjoy lunch by Outback Steakhouse, band and a live auction.   Additionally non-riders are welcome to the “Roaring 20s Gala” at $250 person .  10am Police escorted motorcycle ride starts from Destination Daytona to Camp Boggy Creek in Eustis ending around 11:15am, a camp where children with serious illnesses and their families can enjoy a fun-filled experience with no limitations, info 352-483-4125, dhuber@campboggycreek.org . FLYER

Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventSANFORD - 8th Annual
Go Pink! Escorted Ride.  9am Registration begins at The Barn, 1200 S Ribbon RidersFrench Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771, ph 407-324-2276.   MAP   $20 per rider, $10 passenger.  10:30am Kickstands up. FREE event t-shirt, FREE pin, FREE goody bag for first 200 pre-registered. Day of registration includes ride only. Lunch available for purchase. Don't ride? Join us at the end back at The Barn for music, raffles, 50/50, auctions, games and fun. PRIZE for the most outrageous PINK Outfit! Chapter Challenge! Live music by Wade Williams & The Skyway Band, Morning DJ by Carolina Dave.     Website: http://ribbonriders.org/go-pink-2, info Dorothy Distasi-Haskell ph 407-796-7465, info@ribbonriders.org Link for tickets FLYER

Friday, October 7, 2016
NEW PORT RICHEY -  Cotee River Bike Fest 2016.  Starts on 10/7/2016 and ends on 10/9/2016.   Downtown New Port Richey, 5443 Main St.  MAP
  Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.  Downtown open to bike only throughout the Bike Fest.  10 Class Full Throttle Bike Shows on Saturday and Sunday, 10am registration starts, $20 Registration per class.  Contests, Bands, Vendors, info CoteeRiverBikeFest@westpasco.com, 727-842-7651.   www.CoteeRiverBikeFest.org FLYER

Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventWINTER HAVEN - 7th Annual All American Ride for the Ta-Tas Poker Run.  9:30am-11am Registration at M&D Auto Repair, 2301 Ave G NW, Winter Haven, ph 863-297-7070.  MAP  Cash prizes for poker hands;  Best $500, Runner-up $250, Worst $100.  2:30pm The After Party, 3pm Last bike in at Moose Lodge, 2305 Havendale Blvd NW, Winter Haven, with Wet T-Shirt contest at 7:30pm, 50/50, Basket Raffle.  Proceeds benefit local Breast Cancer Support / Research & non-profit foundations, info Debbie 863-398-3600.  FLYER. All American Charity Riders facebook page

Saturday, October 8, 2016
NEW PORT RICHEY - Fire & Iron MC Poker Run.  10am-1pm Sign up at H-D of New Port Richey, 5817 SR 54, ph 888-296-4819.  MAP  $
10 for 1 hand, $20 for 3 hands, Cash prizes 1st/2nd/Worst hands - $500/$250/$50.  1pm last bike out with stops at Sail Inn, Stormies Too, Whiskey River, 5pm last bike in at Sims Park Fire & Iron Booth.  Proceeds to The Children's Burn Camp.   FLYER

NEW PORT RICHEY -  Cotee River Bike Fest 2016.  Starts on 10/7/2016 and ends on 10/9/2016.   Downtown New Port Richey, 5443 Main St.  MAP  Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.  Downtown open to bike only throughout the Bike Fest.  10 Class Full Throttle Bike Shows on Saturday and Sunday, 10am registration starts, $20 Registration per class.  Contests, Bands, Vendors, info CoteeRiverBikeFest@westpasco.com, 727-842-7651.   www.CoteeRiverBikeFest.org FLYER

Sunday, October 9, 2016
NEW PORT RICHEY -  Cotee River Bike Fest 2016.  Starts on 10/7/2016 and ends on 10/9/2016.   Downtown New Port Richey, 5443 Main St.  MAP
  Friday 5-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 11am-5pm.  Downtown open to bike only throughout the Bike Fest.  10 Class Full Throttle Bike Shows on Saturday and Sunday, 10am registration starts, $20 Registration per class.  Contests, Bands, Vendors, info CoteeRiverBikeFest@westpasco.com, 727-842-7651.   www.CoteeRiverBikeFest.org FLYER


Thursday, October 13, 2016
DAYTONA BEACH - 24th Anniversary Biketoberfest®. Starts on 10/13/2016 and ends on 10/16/2016.  Biketoberfest® is a fun-filled, entertaining event that attracts motorcycle enthusiasts from throughout North America and Europe. Festivities include street rallies, bike shows, racing, concerts, charity rides, expos, seminars and celebrity appearances. It takes place at various venues all across the Daytona Beach area, info 866-296-8970, info@biketoberfest.org.   www.biketoberfest.org  
www.daytonabeach.com/biketoberfest/

Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventORMOND BEACH -  Tropical Tattoo Chopper Time Old School Chopper Show.  12-4pm at Tropical Tattoo, 825 S Yonge St (US 1), Ormond Beach, FL 32174, ph 386-672-1888.  MAP  Old School Chopper Show - The Real Deal - 20 classes, pre-register thehorseads@aol.com or call 313-737-8888, 20 classes.  Bands, Cash & Prizes, Special Guest Artist, BBQ, World Famous MC Roadside Marty. Chopper Time proceeds go to Veterans Home and ARNI Foundation,  info 386-672-1888.    www.TropicalTattoo.com FLYER

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
PANAMA CITY BEACH -  16th Annual Autumn Thunder Beach Motorcycle Rally.  Starts on 10/19/2016 and ends on 10/23/2016  At Panama City Beach MAP  The most Biker Friendly FREE Rally in the U.S.A!  A 4-Day Motorcycle Rally on the “World’s Most Beautiful Beaches”. Over 200 Vendors & Exhibitors at Official Venues. Free Live Entertainment and Contests across the beach. Activities include a Bike Parade, Bikini Pageants, Poker Runs, Motorcycle Stunt Shows, Tattoo Contests, Bike Shows.  Official Thunder Beach Merchandise is sold at each venue that include Harley-Davidson of PCB, Frank Brown Park, The Aaron Bessant Amphitheater, Pier Park, Hammerhead Fred's, Sharkey's Beachfront Restaurant & Tiki Bar and the Boardwalk Beach Resort.  Most venues are open from 9am–9pm.  No gates, no admission fees and free parking.  Many local sponsors have daily specials on food and drink and special rates on rooms.  Help Us Keep Our Rally Free! Support the Businesses that Support Thunder Beach, info@thunderbeachproductions.com, ph 850-249-7627.  www.ThunderBeachProductions.com.  

Leather and Lace Women's Motorcycle Club - Established in 1983Saturday, October 22, 2016
EDGEWATER -  Leather & Lance MC Halloween Party.  8-11pm at Leather & Lace MC Club House, 574 W. Ariel Rd, Edgewater, FL 32141.  MAP   Join the ladies of Leather & Lace MC at their Annual Halloween Party!  Food, Fun, Music and CASH prizes for the best costume!  1st & 2nd Place -  Cash Awards.  Music, Food, Spirits, info susanhurst@yahoo.com.    www.LeatherAndLaceMC.com  FLYER  

Rider Now Magazine sponosored advertised eventKEYSTONE HEIGHTS
- Viet Nam Vets Legacy Vets Motorcycle Club Chapter "Y" FL Open House. 
1pm - ? at Clubhouse MAP.    Donation of Non Perishable food items for local food bank appreciated.  Take FL 21 to FL 100.  Go 1.3 mi toward Starke.  Turn left at the S&G Gas Station onto SE 3rd Ave, just past the Shriner's Club on left.  Sponsored by Alley Cat Cleaning, Inc., info Rabitt 904-509-2030.  FLYER

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
LAKELAND -  Florida State Harley Owner's Group (H.O.G.) Rally. 
Starts on 10/26/2016 and ends on 10/29/2016.    Registration at Hilton Garden Inn, 3839 Don Emerson Dr, Lakeland, FL 33811, ph 863-647-0066.   MAP  Activities at At Sun 'n Fun event area. $35 Pre-Registered H.O.G. Members includes Rally Challenge Coin and admission to and participation in all events.  $35 Pre-Registered Guest includes admission to and participation in all events. Pre-registration deadline Sept 7, 2016.  $40 On-site registration for H.O.G. members and $40 for On-site guest. All registrants must be current National H.O.G members by the date of the rally (October 26th). Each national H.O.G member registered for the rally may sponsor one guest.  Antique bike show, Bike Games, Helicopter Rides, Aircraft Display, Harley demo rides, live Bands, Scavenger hunt, bike games, guided rides, poker run, info 352-267-5620. www.FLStateHOGRally.com.

Wreaths Across AmericaSaturday, October 29, 2016
MIDDLEBURG - Wreaths Across America 3rd Annual Fundraiser.  8:30-9:30am Registration at VFW Post 8255, 2296 Aster Ave, Middleburg, FL 32068, ph 904-282-0475.   MAP   $15 Rider and $5 passenger, Poker Hands $5.   Everyone is invited, Motorcyclist or not, ABATE of FL, Inc. is for everyone, sponsored by Black Creek Chapter.  Stops at: Timbuktu in Starke, Vietnam Vets / Legacy Vets in Keystone Heights, VFW 3349 in Palatka, Rehab Saloon in Green Cove, return to AMVETS Post 8255.  5pm the band Just Us will take stage, 50/50, door prizes. A portion of the proceeds to benefit Wreaths Across America program in our community, info Joe 904-860-3218. . www.BlackCreek.abateflorida.com FLYER


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Roscoe's Chili ChallengeThursday, November 3, 2016
LAKELAND - Roscoe's 31st Annual Chili Challenge.  Starts on 11/3/2016 and ends on 11/6/2016 8AM Gates open on Thursday at Roscoe's Farm, 5320 Shady Oak Dr. N., ph 863 858 6249.  MAP  $50 Thu-Sun, $40 Saturday.   NO dogs, guns or glass containers! Free chili during cook-off.  All chili MUST be cooked on site. ADULTS ONLY - No Exceptions.  Live music, bike show, free bike games, wet-T contests, arm wrestling, food & merchandise vendors, furthest rider trophy and more. Chili cook-off w/cash prizes on Saturday, info wiroto@tampabay.rr.com, 863 858 6249. www.RoscoesChiliChallenge.com


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Saturday, December 3, 2016
LEESBURG - 13th Annual Lake County United Motorcyclists Assoc Toy Run.  Lake County United Motorcyclists Assoc Toy Run  "Benefit Ride" for the Salvation Army & Lake / Sumter Foster Families, Inc.  Sponsorships Needed:  With your $250 - $1,000 Sponsorship you will help to provide much needed funds for the Salvation Army & The Foster Families of Lake & Sumter Counties. The LCUMA is a 501C3 #45-2554071.   For a vendor spot at the event contact Wayne, 352-396-3593 or Jan 352-267-3190.  Info contact Chairman Lake Co H.O.G. Wayne 352-396-3593 or you can mail your check payable to Lake County United Motorcyclists Assoc or LCUMA and send to P.O. Box 188, Astatula, FL 34705.  Please attach a business card with the correct mailing address. Include your phone number, email address and website if applicable. Deadline for Sponsorship is Dec 1st.  Lake County United Motorcyclists Association facebook page  SPONSORSHIP FLYER

PLANT CITY - Plant City Bike Fest.  5-9pm at Historic Downtown Plant City, 102 N Palmer St.  MAP  Free admission, Food, Drinks, live entertainment on Main Stage, bike show registration 5-7pm - $10 per class. 50/50,  biker games, vendors and shopping in the downtown district, info Plant City Chamber of Commerce, Peggy Wilson 813-754-3707.    Website   Plant City Bike Fest facebook page

Sunday, December 4, 2016
OCALA - Ocala H.O.G. Chapter Annual Toy Run. 
10-11:30am Registration, 12pm Escorted Ride leaves War Horse Harley-Davison, 5331 N US Hwy 441, ph 352-732-2488.  MAP  A minimum donation of a NEW UNWRAPPED TOY & $5 (due at registration).  Ride ends near downtown on the square where our children will be waiting for that thundering roar of all the motorcycles with Santa. Courtesy of Ocala Police Dept, Marion County Sheriff, Ocala Fire Dept, Marion County Fire & Rescue.  Children attending are invited through Marion County Children's Charities.  Toy boxes willbe set up for donations at War Horse H-D, Mike's Restaurant & Hunters Restaurant, info Guy 352-427-6679.  http://OcalaHOGChapter.net.
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Saturday, January 28, 2017
DANIA BEACH -  11th Annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show. 10am-5pm at Frost Park, 300 NE 2 Street (south of Ft Lauderdale Airport off US 1).   MAP   View over 380 vintage motorcycles along with: vendors, antique bicycles, dealer displays, bike field games, old parts swap meet, live music by Whipping Post, roller derby girls, kiddie play area, food and more!  Benefits Southeastern Guide Dogs and Stray Aid & Rescue. Free to public with fee to enter bikes. Theme: BMW: New and Old free to enter.  Registration now at www.DaniaBeachVintageBikeShow.com, info Clare Frost, 305-924-4682 or Clive 954-830-8855, DaniaBikeShow@yahoo.com


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Saturday, February 4, 2017
GREENACRES / W PALM BEACH -  
4th Annual Forgotten Soldiers Outreach Poker Run.   10:30am Registration at Moose Lodge #994, 4844 Bowman St., 561-369-2933.   MAP  1 hand $15 or 3 for $25.  All riders and passengers will be required to minimally purchase 1 hand and sign the waiver to participate in the poker run.  9-11am Breakfast sandwich with coffee for $4 and Bloody Mary’s for $2.  Stops at: Hurricane Grill & Wings, Gator’s Shack, Crazy Horse Saloon, then finish up back at The Moose Lodge 994 in Greenacres.  Noon lunch serving hot dogs for $4, burgers for $5 and pulled pork or sausage and peppers for $6… all to include 2 sides and a dessert.  Festivities include a band, George the Leatherman, a DJ on the inside, raffles, 50/50 raffles, adult beverages and food. Everyone is welcomed to participate on the ride (cars and motorcycles) or if you want to just stay at the Moose Lodge (Greenacres) all day, you can still purchase hands there as well and enjoy the festivities.  All proceeds benefit Forgotten Soldiers Outreach a non for profit (501(c)(3) & tax exempt) organization.  Our mission is to send out “We Care” packages to the troops that are deployed overseas.  Hosted and presented by The Moose Lodge 994 and MFC MC and sponsored by The Nam Knights MC and South Florida Gastroenterology, info Jeanelle 561-369-2933. www.forgottensoldiers.org.   Save the Date FLYER

 



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