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APRIL 2015

APRIL—OHIO-PENNSYLVANIA-KENTUCKY-WEST VIRGINIA: It's the start of Bike Nights at all the Quaker Steak & Lubes in our fine region! Find your local one at www.The Lube.com

Thru MAY 30—WARREN, OH: 15th Annual Antique Motorcycle Exhibit, ‘Seldom Seen Cycles', at the Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave, $8 adult, $5 Sr 65+ & 7-12, U-12 free, w/ at least 30 rare machines, interesting displays & more! Info: 330-394-1899

Thru May 1—AVON, OH: Registration open for Ladies Weekender at Lake Erie H-D, May 15th & 16th, Don't wait-register NOW! Info: 440-934-5000

2-4—MANSFIELD, OH: Spring Open House, Battle of the Bikers Blood Drive & Chili Cook-off at Hale's H-D, 1400 Harrington Memorial Rd, Thurs/Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm, Sat-Blood Drive 8am-2pm, donors get t-shirt & $10 gift card, Sat-Chili Cook-Off, bring crockpot 9-11am, judging 1pm, w/ demo rides, contests, specials & more! Info: 419-522-8602

4—CARROLLTON, KY: Tri-State Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet at Nat'l Guard Armory, 1828 Hwy 227 (I-71 exit 44), 9am-5pm, $7 ea, U-12 free, buy-sell-trade new & used bikes & parts, w/ $15 show entry, $25 bike corral, 50/50, leather repair, accessories & much more! Info: 502-525-9363 / 525-8726

4—WHEELING, WV: Pictures w/ Easter Bunny at Valley H-D, 1034 Bethlehem Blvd, 12-3pm, Free, w/ coloring pages & crafts for kids too! Info: 304-243-9300

4—AVON, OH: Brunch w/ the Easter Bunny at Lake Erie H-D, 38401 Chester Rd (Rt 611 & I-90), 11am-12:30pm, w/ Easter Bunny pics, food/beverages & kid's activities all day! Info: 440-934-5000

4—WASHINGTON, PA: Easter Egg Hunt & Bunny Pictures at Steel City H-D, 1375 Washington Rd, hunt starts noon sharp, Free, Easter Bunny pics 11am-1pm, w/ 5 age groups, tons of fun & prizes! Info: 724-225-7020

4—CLEVELAND, OH: Breakfast w/ Easter Bunny at Rock-N-Roll City H-D, 14550 Lorain Ave, 50 bonus pts to 1st 100, w/ Pancake & Sausage breakfast, free Bunny pics, Egg hunt, cookie decorating! Info: 216-252-3111

4—BLOOMFIELD, IN: 8th Annual ALR Polar Bear Ride starts at American Legion 196, 125 S Washington St,, Reg 10am, $15 solo/ $20 cpl, incl patch, ends w/ meal & drawing. Info: 812-384-9006

4—BOWLING GREEN, KY: 16th Annual Great Teddy Bear Run starts at Warren Co Justice Center, 1001 Center St, Reg 8:30-11am, $45 solo/$60 cpl, benefits BRACA Center, escorted parade ends w/ food, music, raffles & more fun! Info: 270-783-4357 or c.schutte@bracac.org

4—PERRYOPOLIS, PA: Motorcycle Swap Meet at Perryopolis Auto Auction Building at 3447 Pittsburgh Rd (SR 51), 9am, $6 adults, U-16 free w/ adult, w/ lots of vendors, parts & fun! Info: 724-309-1082

4—BEDFORD HTS, OH: Easter Egg-Stravaganza Day at South East H-D, 23105 Aurora Rd, 9am-5pm, pictures w/ Easter Bunny, kid's activities, surprises storewide & much more fun! Info: 440-439-5300

4—LOUISVILLE, KY: KMA/KBA Easter Basket Run at Amvets Post 9, 1567 Shelby St, Reg 12-1:30pm, bring an Easter basket for Wayside Christian Mission. Info: 502-377-4436

4—DOVER, OH: Easter Celebration at Adventure H-D, 1465 SR 39 NW, 9am-5pm, w/ Free food til gone, Easter Bunny photos, kid's coloring contest (11am-3pm), prizes all day & much more fun! Info: 330-364-6519

4—INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Easter Bunny Pics on a Harley at Indy Southside H-D, 4930 Southport Crossing Pl, 12-3pm, kids, adults & pets welcome, w/ kid's activities & more fun! Info: 317-885-5180

4—FAIRFIELD, OH: Easter Party & Chili Cook-off at Tri-County H-D, 5960 Dixie Hwy, 10am-4pm, w/ HOG chili cook-off 11am-1pm. Info: 513-874-4343

4—MENTOR, OH: Kegs, Eggs & Bunny Photos at Western Reserve H-D, 8567 Tyler Blvd, 10am-4pm, Free pics w/ Biker Bunny(11am-2pm), Beer keg roll egg maze contest w/ grand prize! Info: 440-974-6900

4—ERIE, PA: Family Fun Day & Easter Egg Hunt at H-D of Erie, 3712 W 12th St. Info: 814-838-1356

4—SPRINGFIELD, OH: Service Open House at Mid-Ohio H-D, 2100 Quality Ln, w/ lunch, free safety checks & chance for free oil change or detailing! Info: 937-322-3590

4—GALLOWAY, OH: The Family Inc Poker Run at Oak Grove Tavern, 8640 Alkire Rd, Reg 10-10:45am, $10 solo/$15 cpl, help build a wheelchair ramp at Community Christian Church, ends w/ food & auction. Info: 614-406-9011

4—PATASKALA, OH: Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Park H-D, 12477 Broad St, 11am-2pm, kid's hunt 11am-noon, adult hunt 12-2pm, grill on 12-2pm. Info: 740-964-2205

4—PITTSBURGH, PA: Pictures w/ the Easter Bunny at Hot Metal H-D, 1122 Lebanon Rd, 11-2pm, free photos & treats for kids of all ages! Info: 412-464-9453

4—BOWLING GREEN, KY: BOOM Audio Service Seminar at H-D of Bowling Green, 251 Cumberland Trace Rd, 12-2pm, come check out new, enhanced BOOM Audio products! Info: 270-846-4488

4—PLAIN CITY, OH: Dam Fool's Ride at C&A Harley, 7610 Commerce Pl, leaves 12pm, ride to check out the dams of Central Ohio ends at Bogie Inn w/ dinner. Info: 614-764-2453

4—CADILLAC, MI: 12th Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet & Parts Expo at Wexford Co Civic Center, 1320 N Mitchell St, 10am-4pm, $7 adult, U-12 free, buy-sell-trade, bikes, parts, leather, food & more! Info: 800-800-6034

APRIL 5—WISHING ALL A HAPPY & BLESSED EASTER FROM RIDIN' ON!

5—GREENFIELD, IN: 8th Annual G & L Motorcycle Swap Meet at Hancock Co Fairgrounds, 620 N Apple St, 9am-4pm, $5 ea, U-12 free, w/ parts, bikes, ATV's, leathers, apparel & more! Info: 317-498-2723

5 & 12—MORGANTOWN, WV: Pictures w/ Easter Bunny on a Harley at Triple S Harley, 7300 Willie G Ave, 11am-4pm, $10 1st photo, $5 addl pics, all welcome, w/ kids activities & specials! Info: 304-284-8244

10—MUNCIE, IN: ABATE R-5 Battle of the Bands at Heorot Pub & Draught House Valhalla Room, 219 S Walnut St, 6pm, $3 ea, winner plays at Boogie Day Stage. Info: 765-808-0534

11—MORGANTOWN, WV: Motorcycle Boot Camp at Triple S Harley, 7300 Willie G Ave, 11am-3pm, basic training for those ready to ride, everything headlights to tailpipes! Info: 304-284-8244

11—NEWPORT, KY: Look Twice Cincy Spring Visibility Charity Ride at Ei8ht Ball Brewery, 18 Distillery Way, Reg 11am-12:45pm, w/ prize & trophy to most visible rider, food/drinks, live music, games, auctions & more! Info: www.looktwicecincy.com

11—DOVER, OH: LOH Grilled Cheese Challenge at Adventure H-D, 1465 SR 39 NW, come enjoy an American Classic, sandwiches avail by donation. Info: 330-364-6519

11—CHEVIOT, OH: American Dawgs Annual Spring Dance at Eagles Hall, 3807 Glenmore Ave, 8pm-12am, $20 adv, +$5 door, benefits One Way Farm Children's Home, incl appetizers, soda & draft beer, w/ DJ Rob, prizes, 50/50 & Chinese auction! Info: 513-646-1579

11—MUNCIE, IN: ABATE R-5 Battle of the Bands at Heorot Pub & Drought House (Valhalla Room), 219 S Walnut St, 6pm, $3 ea, winner will perform at Boogie Day. Info: 765-808-0534

11—CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH: Rubber City Jam at Rubber City H-D, 1120 Main St, w/ live music all day! Info: 330-535-9900

11—TAYLOR, MI: Season Opener at Biker Bob's H-D, 14100 Telegraph Rd, 10am-5pm, kickstart another great riding season w/ food, live music, giveaways & fun! Info: 734-947-4647

11—ELIZABETHTOWN, KY: 2nd Hands are for Helping Poker Run at American Legion, 1251 Ring Rd, Reg by 4/7- $12 solo/$15 cpl, +$8/$10 day of, 1st 50 get shirt, benefits child abuse victims, ends w/ lunch, prizes, 50/50 & more! Info: 270-234-9236

11—CHARLES TOWN, WV: Friends Fur Life Rescue Ride at HD Apparel, 32 Federal Way, 2pm, $20 ea, couples stay coupled, solo riders will draw at each stop to ride w/ different people, ends at Backseat Bar & Grill w/ lunch, adoptable dogs & tons of fun! Info: Info: 304-279-3643 or tina@hdapparel.net

11—PLAIN CITY, OH: Open Garage Party at C&A Harley, 7610 Commerce Pl, 12-5pm, w/ Free hot dogs, exhaust demos, new models & Spring apparel! Info: 614-764-2453

11—TARENTUM, PA: Bunnies Gone Gatto Spring Open House at Gatto H-D, 139 E 6th Ave, 11am-3pm, w/ food & drinks, live music, photos w/ Gatto Bunnies, raffles, prizes & much more fun! Info: 724-224-0500

11—DIMONDALE, MI: Fashion Show at Capitol H-D, 9550 Woodlane Dr, 12-1pm, be the 1st to see our new gear! Info: 517-646-2345

11—DAYTON, OH: Juneau's Birthday Bash at Buckeye H-D, 7220 N Dixie Dr, 10xam-6pm, pancake & waffle breakfast 10am-noon. Info: 937-898-8084

11—INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Helmet Fitting Workshop at Indy Southside H-D, 4930 Southport Crossing Pl, 10-11am, learn how to find a helmet that properly fits you! Info: 855-640-1893

11—CLEVELAND, OH: Open House at The Strange Cycle, 1226 E 152nd St, opens 4pm, w/ huge raffles, music & more fun! Info: arindskopf@yahoo.com

11—ENGLISH, IN: ABATE R-10 30th Annual Spring Thaw at Crawford Co Fairgrounds, Hwy 37 S (1/2 mi past Hwy 64), opens noon, $10 mem/$14 non, 18+ only, w/ Fun Run, food, prizes, live music, silent auction, vendors & good times! Info: 812-508-1139

11—MEDINA, OH: Season Opener at Century H-D, 3053 Eastpointe Dr (I-71 & Rt 18), celebrate the season w/ patch sewing & more fun! Info: 330-721-1702

11—PITTSBURGH, PA: Sons of God MC Spaghetti Dinner at Sharpsburg Family Worship Ctr, 600 Clay St, 4-7pm, $7 ea. Info: 724-321-2007

11—BANCROFT, MI: ABATE R-20 Annual Awareness Party at Bancroft Hall, 120 Warren St, 7pm-?, $10 ea, w/ food, BYOB, music, auctions, games, 50//50 & more fun! Info: 517-294-3431

12—BROOK PARK, OH: Blessing of the Bikes & Dinner at Fastbacks BBQ, 17021 Brookpark Rd, 2pm-2:30am, $10 ea incl all-u-can-eat spaghetti bar or strip steak dinner, w/ bike blessing (4 & 8pm), live music, drink specials & good times! Info: 216-507-9271

12—PLYMOUTH, IN: 39th Annual ABATE R-1 Spring Fever Swap Meet at Nat'l Guard Armory, 1220 W Madison St, 9am-4pm, $5 ea, open to public, buy-sell-trade all makes & models, parts, accessories, leather, food/drink, prizes & more! Info: 574-298-9860

12—TALLMADGE, OH: Akron Motorcycle Swap Meet at Summit Co Fairgrounds, 229 E Howe Rd, 10am-4pm, $5 ea, U-12 free, w/ $5 bike show, awards, vendors, tattoos & more! Info: 330-324-7230

15—WASHINGTON, PA: Motorcycle Boot Camp at Steel City H-D, 1375 Washington Rd, 7-9pm, new/ non Rider intro to bikes & riding, w/ live music, jumpstart, tours, food/drink & more! RSVP: Lisa 724-225-7020

16—TARENTUM, PA: New Rider Boot Camp at Gatto H-D, 139 E 6th Ave, 6:30-8:30pm, learn the basics, w/ contests, raffles & ride our Jumpstart too! RSVP: Amanda@GattoCycle.com

17-19—UPPER SANDUSKY, OH: Grand Re-Opening at Thiel's Wheels, 350 Tarhe Trail, Fri/Sat 10am, Sun 11am, 1st 200/day get scratch-off card for prizes, Sat-chain cutting ceremony & stunt rider, Sun-Ride & Bike blessing 10am, w/ Free shirts, collectables & free entry to win a New Harley, HOG seminars & more fun! Info: 419-294-4951

17—MORGANTOWN, WV: Cliff's 60th Birthday Bike Night at Triple S Harley, 7300 Willie G Ave, 5-8pm, w/ live music, contests, prizes & more! Info: 304-284-8244

18—AVON, OH: Spring Open House at Lake Erie H-D, 38401 Chester Rd, 11am-6pm, see all the new bikes, apparel & gear for the upcoming riding season w/ free food, cold cheer, live music by Two Guys Acoustic, specials & fun!! Info: 440-934-5000

18—FLAT ROCK, MI: 7th Annual D-Frost Dice Run & Party Benefiting Penrickton Center for Blind Children starts at UAW 387 Hall, 24250 Telegraph Rd, Reg 10am, $20 ea incl dinner & patch, ends w/ cash prizes, food & raffles! Info: d_frost_run@outlook.com

18—AKRON, OH: Customer Appreciation Renewal Party at Cliffside Key Club, 2118 S Main St, 11am-2:30am, Join in & celebrate another year at Cliffside with friends! Info: 330-724-9770

18—POMEROY, OH: SEO Brothers of the Wheel MC Spring Poker Run at Sonny Gloeckner's Bar, 110 E Main St, Reg 11am-1pm, all welcome, ends w/ cash prizes, Chinese auction, 50/50 & more fun! Info: 740-302-2150 or 304-476-1202

18—SANDUSKY, OH: Season Kick-Off Ride starts at Mad River H-D, 5316 Milan Rd, ride with us to Bierkeller in Bellevue for lunch. Info: 419-502-2244

18—COLUMBUS, OH: Chrome Diva's Greater Columbus Scavenger Hunt starts at Quaker Steak & Lube, 8500 Lyra Dr, 8:30am, $25/bike incl breakfast & patch, all welcome, ends w/ live auction, 50/50 & more fun! Info: www.facebook.com/columbus.chromedivas

18—TERRE HAUTE, IN: 2nd Annual CVMA Operation Thaw at Valley Grill, 2170 N 3rd St, Reg 9-11am, $20 solo/ $30 cpl, benefits veteran's charities, ends w/ prizes & auction. Info: 812-201-8023

18—WATERFORD, MI: Bacon & Bikes at ABC Harley-Davidson, 4405 Highland Rd, w/ free hot breakfast, ride-in bike show, WRIF live broadcast & more fun! Info: 248-674-3175

18—BELLEFONTAINE, OH: Anna's Angels Ride at High Point H-D, 643 Stockyard Rd, Reg 9-10:15am, $10 solo/$15 cpl, benefits Anna's medical bills, ends w/ bike & car show ($15 entry), DJ, raffles, 50/50 & more! Info: 937-441-5337

18—INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Women's Garage Party at Indy Southside H-D, 4930 Southport Crossing Pl, 5:30pm, free, motorcycle basics w/ hands-on demos for women. RSVP: 317-885-5080

18—CLEVELAND, OH: Lifeshare Battle of the Bikers Blood Drive & Free Safety Inspections at Rock-N-Roll City H-D, 14550 Lorain Ave, stop in & help save a life, w/ juice, snacks & T-shirt for all donors, safety checks 11:30am-2:30pm! Info: 216-252-3111

18—LIMA, OH: Customer Workshop at Lima Harley, 3255 Ft Shawnee Dr, 9-10am, join us for coffee & donuts & some great info on comfortable riding! Info: 419-331-3027

18—DOVER, OH: LifeShare Battle of the Bikers Blood Drive at Adventure H-D, 1465 SR 39 NW, 12-4pm, share the gift of life w/ Free t-shirt to all donors. Info: 330-364-6519

18—MEDINA, OH: Group Riding Seminar at Century H-D, 3053 Eastpointe Dr, 10:30-11:30am, free group riding pointers & safety tips w/doughnuts & beverages, ends w/ lunch. Info: 330-721-1702

18—CINCINNATI, OH: Open House at Eastgate H-D, 699 Cincinnati Batavia Pike, 10am-5pm, 1st open house of the season w/ live music by 513! Info: 513-528-1400

18—WARREN, OH: Movie Night (The John Penton Story) at the Packard Museum, 1899 Mahoning Ave. Info: 330-394-1899

18—MICHIGAN CITY, IN: Spring Fever Open House at H-D Shop of Michigan City, 2968 N US Hwy 421, 9am-5pm, w/ live music, kid's activities, vendors, food/drinks, Dyno Shoot-out, workshops & more! Info: 219-878-8885

18—PITTSBURGH, PA: Spring Opener at Hot Metal H-D, 1122 Lebanon Rd, 9am-5pm, w/ live music, free food/beer, bike blessing, vendors, prizes & leather jacket giveaway! Info: 412-464-9453

18—CIRCLEVILLE, OH: OH Mini Roadracing League at Circleville Raceway Park, 19413 US 23, Racing Reg 8am, entries $10-$25/class, competitive racing for all ages! Info: www.ohiominigp.com

18—COLUMBUS, IN: Bartholomew Co ABATE Spring Fling at VFW Post 1987, 215 N National Rd, 11am, $20 solo/$30 cpl, incl food & shirt, ends w/ field events, live band & more fun! Info: 812-603-6523

19—LOUISVILE, KY: Chrome Divas Coats for Kids Ride at Bluegrass H-D, 11701 Gateworth Way, Reg 11am-noon, $20 ea or 1 new kid's coat, stop at Limestone Branch Distillery, ends at Mike Linnig's Restaurant w/ silent auction, 50/50, dinner & a cold one! Info: www.chromedivas.com/louisvilleky

19—MURRYSVILLE, PA: 19th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at Murrysville Alliance Church, 4130 Old William Penn Hwy, 11am service, blessing 12:30pm, free pins & yr bars, coffee & donuts, all welcome, come ready to ride! Info: 724-327-7206

19—BEVERLY, OH: Support the Troops Spring Dice Run at American Legion Post 389, 211 Fifth St, Reg 8am-12pm, $15 solo/$20 cpl, incl all-U-can-eat breakfast, ends w/ food, raffles, 50/50 & more! Info: 740-350-7489

19—AKRON, OH: Blessing of the Bikes & Fun Run at Kingdom Knights M/M Clubhouse, 330 E South St, blessing 1pm, ride ends w/ music & fellowship! Info: 330-807-8469

22—GLENSHAW, PA: Boot Camp at Three Rivers H-D, 1463 Glenn Ave, 6:30-8:30pm, free, new & non-riders learn all about starting your journey, w/ food & drinks, raffles, jumpstart & more! RSVP: 412-487-3377

23—TAYLOR, MI: Ladies Garage Party at Biker Bob's H-D, 14100 Telegraph Rd, 6:30-8pm, discover how to design, fit & personalize your own Harley, w/ food & beverages! RSVP: 734-947-4647

24-26—BOWLING GREEN, KY: Spring Motorcycle Rally & Races at Beech Bend, 798 Beech Bend Rd, All Harley drag racing, w/ bike show, vendors, live music, camping & more! Info: 270-781-7634

25—DOVER, OH: Spring Fever Party at Adventure H-D, 1465 SR 39 NW, 9am-5pm, Demo Day W/ Free food, live music, games, door prizes & much more! Info: 330-364-6519

25—PLAIN CITY, OH: 8th Annual Combat Vets Motorcycle Assoc Bike Blessing & Ride for Veterans starts at C&A Harley, 7610 Commerce Pl, Reg 9-11am, $20/bike, $5 pancake breakfast, escorted ride to Columbus Zoo to form yellow ribbonx out of motorcycles to show support for our troops, ends w/ auction at QS&L. Info: www.ohioevma.org

25—FLORENCE, KY: KMRO Spring Fling Poker Run at Elks Lodge, 7704 Dixie Hwy, KSU noon, $10 solo/$15 cpl, ends w/ Fun after party ($5 party only), live music, vendors, cash bar & good times! Info: 859-814-1564 or 859-727-6656

25—FREMONT, OH: ABATE R-7 16th Annual “Back in the Saddle” Motorcycle Awareness Ride starts at Plaza Lanes, 2641 E State St, Reg 11:30am-1pm, Free to all, donations welcome, ends at Piasan's Sports Bar, w/ Spring fun! Info: 567-201-3062

25—CLEVELAND,OH: Lady Rider Appreciation Day at Rock-N-Roll City H-D, 14450 Lorain Ave, w/ appetizers til gone, Spin-to-Win, In-store Poker Run & a great time! Info: 216-252-3111

25—RUSSELLVILLE, KY: Benefit for Luke Stuard Ride starts at Logan Co Extension Office, 255 John Paul Rd, KSU 11:30am, $20 ea, ends w/ food, cornhole tourney, live music, silent auction, raffle, cake walk & more family fun! Info: 615-779-8126

25—WATERFORD, MI: Polish Palooza at ABC Harley, 4405 Highland Rd, 8am-5pm, w/ Free delicious Polish food, live music, door prizes & a great time! Info: 248-674-3175

25—MEDINA, OH: Blessing of the Bikes at Century H-D, 3053 Eastpointe Dr, 10am-1pm, w/ free pancake breakfast, blessing at noon. Info: 330-721-1702

25—PAOLI, IN: 5th Annual ABATE R-10 Redneck Romp at Orange Co Park, 1100 Saddle Club Ln, $10 ea, 18+ only, opens 9am, all welcome, w/ fun run, free camping, vendors, bike show, live music, games & contests! Info: 812-675-3244

25—SHARON, PA: Spring Kick-Off Party at Thunder H-D, 1344 E State St, 9am-5pm, w/ 2015 models, food/drinks, contests, live music, raffles, specials & more! Info: 724-981-7282

25—HOLMESVILLE, OH: ABATE R-16 Out of Hibernation Run at American Legion, 9150 SR 83, Reg 10:30am-1pm, $10 solo/$15 cpl, Free w/ new membership, ends w/ awards. Info: 330-201-1330/234-8483

25—TROY, OH: MX/Dirt Bikes/ATV/SxS & Vintage Dirt Bike Swap Meet & Show at Miami Co Fairgrounds, 650 N CR 25A, 9am-5pm, $5 adult, $2 kids, show entry $5 ea, w/ trophies, raffles & more! Info: 937-478-6805

25—HOLLY, MI: Hogs in Ministry 2nd Annual Motorcycle Swap Meet at H-I-M HQ, 8219 E Holly Rd, 10am-5pm, Free. Info: 248-410-7115

25—GLENSHAW, PA: Big Spring Open House at Three Rivers H-D, 1463 Glenn Ave, 11am-3pm, parking lot party w/ live music, Free food, adult beverages, bikini bike wash, vendors & much more! Info: 412-487-3377

25—INDIANAPOLIS, IN: ABATE R-11 Marion Co Battle of the Bands at Rock House, 3940 S Keystone Ave, 12pm-12am, $5 ea, 21+ only, w/ live music all day, food & drink specials, silent auction, vendors & more! Info: 765-426-6438

25—XENIA, OH: Denim & Diamonds Women's Garage Party at Buckminn's D&D Harley, 1213 Cincinnati Ave, 12-3pm, learn all things Harley-riding, gear, safety & fun events, w/ lunch, games & door prizes! RSVP: Mandie@buckminnsdandd.com

25—MORGANTOWN, WV: Demo Day ay Triple S Harley, 7300 Willie G Ave, 11am-3pm, w/ 2015 demo rides, free food/drinks, newest in riding gear & more! Info: 304-284-8244

25—CARNEGIE, PA: 8th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at Carnegie Presbyterian Church, 219 Ewing Rd, Reg 10am, blessing 11am, all welcome, country ride ends w/ picnic lunch. Info: 412-279-3230

25—WASHINGTON, IN: ABATE R-13 Tourney Journey at Angle Inn, 710 W National Hwy, Reg 11am-noon, $10/bike, $5/dart player, scenic ride & traveling dart tourney, open to all. Info: 812-787-0095

26—CLEVELAND, OH: 13th Annual Rally for the Troops at Greater Cleveland Veteran's Memorial, Fountain of Eternal Life to continue support for troops & their families, Free, ceremony 11am-noon, Ride-ins from NE Ohio Harley dealers 8:30-9:30am, w/ speakers, Honor Guard & more, Post Party at Rock N Roll City H-D, 14450 Lorain, w/ food, live music & fun! All welcome, rain or shine! Info: 440-263-8121 or kiksharley@aol.com

26—FREMONT, OH: Spring Fever Motorcycle Swap Meet at Sandusky Co Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave, 9am-3pm, $5 adult, $2 kids U-16, free pkg, new/used parts all models, lots of vendors, food avail. Info: 419-862-1516 or jakpak@amplex.net

26—KOKOMO, IN: ABATE R-3 Troops Ride starts at Darrough Chapel Park, 600 S Goyer Rd, Reg 11am, free 75 mi ride. Info: 765-667-4499

26—NORTHWOOD, OH: Axemen MC 3rd Annual Blessing of the Bikes at The Royal Bar & Grill, 3012 Woodville Rd, 2pm, $15 ea, incl steak dinner, w/door prizes & music! Info: axemen@buckeye-express.com

26—WOODSTOCK, IL: Walneck's 107th Motorcycle Swap Meet at McHenry Co Fairgrounds, 11900 Country Club Rd, 8am-3pm, $8 adult, U-14 free, vendors $40, the BIG one-3 miles of parts aisles, indoors & out, free pkg, free bike corral, all brands of bikes & parts, apparel, lots of vendors & fun! Info: 630-985–2097

26—NEW ALBANY, IN: 27th Annual Run for the Son & Bike Blessing at Graceland Baptist Church, 3600 Kamer Miller Rd, Reg 9:30am-12:15pm, w/ coffee & donuts, 10:30am service, KSU 12:30pm, $15 solo/ $20 cpl, ends w/ meal, door prizes, auction & more! Info: 812-945-1585/844-1268

26—MT CLEMENS, MI: 10th Annual Blessing of the Bikes at Gibraltar Trade Center, 237 N River Rd, Reg 11am, Free w/ music, prizes, bike show ($10 entry), food, vendors, kid's activities & more! Info: 586-557-0655 or unworthy12@aol.com

26—LAFAYETTE, IN: 24th Annual ABATE R-4 Bike Show & Swap Meet at Tippecanoe Co Fairgrounds, 10am-4pm, $3 ea/ $5 show entry, w/ cash prizes, tattoo contest, fashion show, kid's motorcycle adventure & activities, vendors & much more! Info: 765-878-4691

26—WIXON, MI: Bikers for Ta-Tas Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for Linda Lyon at Stringer's Bar & Grill, 49110 Grand River, 2-7pm, $10 ea, w/ silent auction, live band, 50/50, shirt & bracelet sales. Info: Fight4Linda@yahoo.com

26—SUMMIT POINT, WV: Battley's Track Day at Summit Point Raceway, 201 Motorsports Park Circle. Info: Roger 301-933-2599

APRIL 29-MAY 3: PANAMA CITY BEACH, FL—17th Thunder Beach Spring Motorcycle Rally! Info: www.thunderbeachproductions.com

29—SANDUSKY, OH: Work Stinks Ride at Mad River H-D, 5316 Milan Rd, play hooky & join us for a ride to a surprise location w/ food & fun! Info: 419-502-2244

29—PITTSBURGH, PA: Ladies Garage Party at Hot Metal H-D, 1122 Lebanon Rd, 7-9pm, motorcycle basics from headlights to tailpipes & gear to fit your style. Info: 412-464-9453

30—LAFAYETTE, IN: Garage Party at Hunter's Moon H-D, 225 Progress Dr, 5-7pm, free, w/ “How To” demos, ABATE & HOG chapters, food/drinks, raffles & more fun! Info: 765-588-6721

MAY 2015

MAY—USA: Motorcycle Awareness Month all across the nation… ride extra safe & watch out for the cagers… they've not seen us on the roads for awhile.

MAY 1: OH/KY/IN/WV/PA—THE RIDIN' ON 2015 RIDE-N-ROLL DICE RUN OFFICIALLY KICKS OFF TODAY!!! Get YOUR Passport book, start gathering points, get out there and RIDE! $20,000 in prizes & fun to do what you Love!

1—AVON, OH: Final Day to Register for Lake Erie H-D Ladies Weekender, May 15-16! Info: 440-934-5000

2—SUNBURY, OH: ABATE State Motorcycle Awareness Rally registers at AD Farrow H-D NorthStar, 7754 Rt 37 (I-71 exit 131), Reg 9:30-11am, $5 ea, for parade, rally & after-party! Info: 800-25-Biker or stateoffice@abate.com

2—USA: 28th Annual Run for the Son CMA National Event, Make it a point to participate in the only fundraising event that CMA has, share the good news & make a difference! Info: www.cmausa.org/run-for-the-son

2—ERIE, PA: ABATE of PA Erie Co 21st Annual Jeremy Grant Motorcycle Awareness Rally starts at H-D of Erie, 3712 W 12th St, noon, after party at Scooters Lounge, 2802 Old French Rd! Info: 814-490-8531/725-5076

2—BEDFORD HTS, OH: Blessing of the Bikes at South East H-D, 23105 Aurora Rd, 10-11am, w/ DAV (10am-3pm), to help veterans w/ benefits, education & counseling. Info: 440-439-5300

2—SANDUSKY, OH: Deck Kick Off Pig Roast & Party at Margaritaville, 212 Fremont Ave, $15 Adv/ +$5 day of, w/ BBQ & fixin's, Mike “Mad Dog” Adams, door prizes & more tropical fun! Info: 419-627-8903

2—AKRON, OH: 30th Annual Kentucky Derby Day Hog Roast at Main St Saloon, 1481 S Main St, doors open Noon, Adv $25, +$5 door, incl shirt while they last, w/ food & live music! Info: 330-724-8855

2—AVON, OH: Cinco De Mayo Party at Lake Erie H-D, 38401 Chester Rd (I-90 & Rt 611) Info: 440-439-5000

3—PERRY, OH: Louie Run Farewell Party at Sammy K's, 4706 N Ridge Rd, pre-sale at select locations, $5 ea, w/ Legendary Burn River Band & more! Info: 440-218-5935 or www.louierun.org

MAY 7-10—DENVER, CO: National Coalition Of Motorcyclists 30th Annual NCOM Convention at Denver Marriott Tech Center (Rooms: 877-303-0104). Info & Reg: 800-525-5355 or www.ON-A-BIKE.com

9—COLUMBIA STATION, OH: Ohio's Homeless Heroes Poker Run & Swap Meet starts at VFW 9340, 25742 Royalton Rd, Columbia Station; Rock N Roll City H-D, 14550 Lorain Rd, Cleveland & USS Cod, 9th St Downtown Cleveland, Reg 8:30am-noon, $20 solo/ $25 cpl, ends at VFW 9340 w/ Swap Meet (11am-7pm), free & open to all, w/ many vendors, food, games, tattoos, 50/50, indoor bikini contest (21+), live music & more! Info: 216-848-6167 or claudiaandbob@cox.net