California and Southwest Motorcycle Events Calendar – July 2017


HOLLISTER, CA* HOLLISTER INDEPENDENCE RALLY – Continuing a legacy begun in 1947 that inspired the movie “The Wild One”, centered along San Benito Street in downtown Hollister. The rally features magnificent motorcycles, live music, poker runs, poker walks, IMBBA Sanctioned Corbin Custom Bike Show, Vatos Y Viclas Bike Show, vendors selling everything motorcycle, charity events, festival foods. VIP packages available.  Event is open and free to the public.  More info: or or call 775-329-7469. Check websites for updates.


Placerville, CA – 8th Annual American Legion Riders Post 119 Poker Run. Presented by American Legion Riders Post 119 Benefits Veterans and the American Legion Come join us for an awesome Summer ride in the Sierra Foothills. High/Low hand awards, Raffle and 50/50 Vendors and food. Chapter Challenge. Run pins to first 150 $20 Registration (2 up $30) includes BBQ lunch 9-11:00am Post 119 American Legion Hall 4561 Greenstone Rd.Placerville, Ca. Contact Rich Bergin Email

JULY 11-16

DEADWOOD, SD* 3 WHEELER MOTORCYCLE RALLY- 3rd Annual– Destination Rides, Vendors, 3 Wheeler Central, Poker Run, Show ‘N Shine, Parade, Entertainment, Food, Prizes & FUN! At Rodeo Grounds across from First Gold Hotel & Gaming, 270 Main St, Deadwood, SD 57732. Registration & More Info at or call 800-274-1876 ext. 1102 or email  SEE AD


Kingman, AZ – 2017 Patriot Tour. Raises money for wounded vets and their families.July 13,Ride begins: 11:30 am at Kingman Elks Lodge,900 Gates Ave,Kingman AZ; ends in Williams. July 14, Ride begins: 8:00 am at 302 E Rt 66 in Williams, goes to Tusayan,Flagstaff and ends at Twin Arrows Casino. July 15,ride begins:8:00a.m. at Twin Arrows Casino,I-40 Exit 219,and ends in Gallup, NM. Feel free to join anywhere along route.Ride fee-$5.00. see website for complete info Contact Dan Smith-Regional Commander Email

July 29

GLENDALE , CA  Harley-Davidson of Glendale. BLOCK PARTY – Enter to win two tickets from SOUTHWEST AIRLINES – Free In-N- Out burgers, Slow Race, Vendor booths, special guests and more… Saurday, July 29th 11am-5pm Harley–Davidson of Glendale 3717 San Fernando Road Glendale, CA 91204 . For more info visit: or call 818-246-5618  SEE AD


STURGIS, SD*  BUFFALO CHIP CONCERTS & RACING – See legendary performers including Ozzy Osbourne, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Doobie Brothers, George Thorogood, Blackberry Smoke & more!  See the Races: American Flat Track, RSD Super Hooligan, AMA Supermoto, Dirt Riot Off-Road, Street Drag Invitationals, and top it off with Doug Danger’s World Record Rattlesnake Jump, at The Best Party Anywhere!  Tickets & more info, where/when etc. at or call 605-347-9000.

AUGUST 16-19

MONTEREY, CA* MECUM MOTORCYCLE, AUTO & BOAT AUCTION- 50 beautiful motorcycles up for bid Thurs Aug 17 & Sat Aug 19th, along with an array of collector cars Aug 16-19 & boats Aug 19. Gates open 8 AM daily. Consign or register to bid & for complete auction consignment or bidding info visit or call 262-275-5715.  Daily ticket $20/day advance online or $30/door/online as of Aug 16; 12 & under free.  Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa – Del Monte Golf Course, 1 Old Golf Course Rd., Monterey, CA.

August 20

TRABUCO CANYON, CA – Cooks Corner’s Ladies Who Ride Event – Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer and Celebrating Women – Sunday, August 20th – Live Music, Raffles, Great Food, Contests, Best Bike, Miss Cook’s Corner, Buns & Guns, Proceeds to St. Jude’s Cancer Center 19152 Santiago Canyon Road Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679 949-858-0266  SEE AD


SANTA ANA – BIKES AND BOMBERS VI. Bikes and Bombers VI hosted by Lyon Air Museum on Saturday August 26th from 9am – 1pm. The event will host a FREE BIKE SHOW in the parking lot and offer reserved parking for motorcycle participants. Registration begins at 9am. Judging 10am – 11am. Winner will announced and received a flight in a World War II AT-6 Texan at 12pm. $8 museum admission will be offered to all motorcycle participants. Contact Corrin Quezada Email Website Phone 7142104585 SEE AD

Antelope, CA – Bikers & Books. Bikers & Books is a fundraising ride and children’s book drive supporting North Country Elementary School. Registration begins at 8:30 with lunch from 12:00-2:00.  North Country Elementary School 3901 Little Rock Drive, Antelope, CA 95843 $30 per rider, $10 per passenger. For more info and to register visit our site! Contact Jason Farrel Email


MESCALERO, NM* GOLDEN ASPEN MOTORCYCLE RALLY-  48th Annual—  Reno Birt Challenge Course, 55K sq ft Trade Show, 2017 HD FXDB Giveaway, Daily Contingency Prize Drawings. AMA National Road Riding Convention, held in the beautiful mountains around Ruidoso, NM– at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino– 287 Carrizo Canyon Rd., Mescalero, NM.  Online Pre-Reg, discount avail. until Sept 1. Daily tickets or full event package. More info at or 575-973-4977.


American Legion Riders Chapter 383 Poker Run. Presented by the American Legion Riders Chapter 383 Located at VFW Hall – 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks, CA. Registration starts 8AM – KSU 9:30AM. Donation: $25/rider and $35/double. Join the American Legion Riders for a ride through the Sierra foothills. 5 stops, 6 card draw, high/low hands, 50/50. Raffles, Prizes, Music. Registration includes BBQ. (Breakfast available) All proceeds benefit local veterans. Info:(916)825-2977,

27 – OCTOBER 1

RENO, NV* STREET VIBRATIONS FALL RALLY- Save the week for great fall riding in Northern Nevada! Reno, Tahoe, Carson & Virginia City & Events at Chester’s Reno H-D & Battle Born H-D in Carson City.  Poker Runs to Tahoe and Virginia City.  Denver’s Choppers Vintage Bike Show in Downtown Reno, Tattoo Expo, 250 Vendors incl. major mfr factory rigs, Live music on 6 stages & more all open/free public access. VIP pkgs available. Room packages available at sponsor hotels, more info: or call 775-329-7469 .