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The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
2019 Calendar
"Sometimes it's a little better to travel than to arrive."
— Robert M. Pirsig
Wednesday, January 3
NorCal Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Moxie Beer Garden, 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, January 4
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at Falafel's Drive-IN Diner (featured on the Food Network TV with Guy Fieri) at: 2301 Steven's Creek Blvd, San Jose. .As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Thursday, January 11
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of Most Months; 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Round Table Pizza, 4400 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95129. Bench racing around 7pm, meeting calls to order at 8pm For more info www.nortonclub.com or 510-793-6272
Sunday, January 14
Northern California Norton Owners Club Polar Bear Ride & HWY Cleanup
Alice's Restaurant, 17288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062. Highway Cleanup starts at 10:30. Polar Bear Ride starts at conclusion of cleanup, approximately noon. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, January 14
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast ~ West Marin Tour
Second Sunday; 8am – 1:00; Different Location Every Month. Bayside Cafe, 1 Gate 6 Road, Sausalito. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.
Monday, January 15
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Third Monday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Hot Italian, 1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 www.NorCalDoc.com or 408-807-6141
Saturday, January 20
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal General Membership Meeting
Meet at 11:30 at The Ranch Restaurant, 22877 Mission Blvd., Hayward. Lunch at 1:00. RSVP required by Jan 12 to David James, 415-760-6392 or e-mail info@BSAOCNC.org. Visit www.bsaocnc.org for more info.
Sunday, January 21
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Saturday, January 27
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Fourth Saturday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Grazie Restaurant, 823 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945. For more info www.NorCalDoc.com or call 408-807-6141
Saturday, January 27 - Sunday, January 28
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Campout
Salt Point State Park Campout and visit to BMW Santa Rosa for a special open house with 25% discount. Ride starts from Napa Black Bear Diner at 9:00, (Breakfast is at 8:00). For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.

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Thursday, February 1
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at Falafel's Drive-IN Diner (featured on the Food Network TV with Guy Fieri) at: 2301 Steven's Creek Blvd, San Jose. .As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Wednesday, February 7
NorCal Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Moxie Beer Garden, 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, February 8
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of Most Months; 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Swinging Door Pub, Club meeting and dinner at one of San Mateo's Classic English and Jazz Pubs. Meeting calls to order at 8pm. Swinging Door Pub, 106 E. 25th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403 Bench racing around 7pm, meeting calls to order at 8pm. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, February 11
Northern California Norton Owners Sweetheart Ride
10:00am - 2:00pm For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, February 11
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast ~ East Bay Extravaganza!!
Second Sunday; 8am – 1:00; Different Location Every Month. Cafe Soleil, 3550 San Pablo Dam Rd., El Sobrante. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.
Sunday, February 18
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Monday, February 19
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Third Monday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Hot Italian, 1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 www.NorCalDoc.com or 408-807-6141
Saturday, February 24
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal Sacramento Delta Ride
Meet at 10:00am (gassed and ready to go) at the Municipal Pier parking lot, Rio Vista. Get out of town! Get back to Nature! Learn a little California History! Have lunch with your buddies. Visit www.bsaocnc.org for more info or contact Don Danmeier 415-893-1650 (days) or 415-898-0330 (evenings until 9:00)
Saturday, February 24- Sunday, February 25
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Campout
Hidden View Campground, on the shores of Lake Henry, will be both a great ride and fun camping. Meet at 8:00am at Jim's Country Style (5400 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.) For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org or contact the tour captain at tourcaptain@bmwnorcal.org.
Saturday, February 25
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Fourth Saturday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Grazie Restaurant, 823 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945. For more info www.NorCalDoc.com or call 408-807-6141


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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, March 10

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, April 14

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Wednesday, May 2
NorCal Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Moxie Beer Garden, 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, May 3
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at Falafel's Drive-IN Diner (featured on the Food Network TV with Guy Fieri) at: 2301 Steven's Creek Blvd, San Jose. .As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Saturday, May 5
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering
Celebrating it's 10th year, this motorcycle event celebrates the evolution of the motorcycle and includes extraordinary food in a beautiful setting. Quail Lodge and Golf Club, 8000 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, CA 93923. For more info visit: www.SignatureEvents.Peninsula.com/en/Motorcycle/Motorcyce.html
Saturday, May 5
The Calistoga Half-Mile
Napa County Fairgrounds. For more info visit www.sdi-racing.com
Thursday, May 10
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of Most Months; 8:00pm – 10:00pm; The Swingin' Door Pub, 106 E 25th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403. Meeting calls to order at 8pm. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Saturday, May 12
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Saturday Breakfast
This month's Second Sunday is on Mother's day, so we'll be out for a Saturday ride to Cal Moto's open house and swap meet in Mountain View. Breakfast at 8:00am at Black Bear Diner (3216 Junipero Sierra Blvd., Colma). For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Saturday, May 12
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal ~ Moto Marin Ride
San Rafaell, CA. For info visit www.bsaocnc.org
Sunday, May 13
Northern California Norton Owners Club Ride ~ Mt. Hamilton Ride
10:00 - 2:00 ~ For more info www.nortonclub.com
Saturday, May 19
Sacramento Mile
Cal Expo, Sacramento. For more info visit SactoMile.com
Saturday, May 19 - Sunday, May 20
Sheetiron Dual-Sport
The Sheetiron is a two-day ride starting in Stonyford, Ca Saturday morning, breaking for the night in Fort Bragg, and returning to Stonyford Sunday afternoon. This is a non-competitive ride, hosted by the Oakland Motorcycle Club, with riders of all abilities welcomed.For more info visit oaklandmotorcycleclub.camp9.org
Sunday, May 20
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Monday, May 21
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Third Monday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Hot Italian, 1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 www.NorCalDoc.com or 408-807-6141
Thursday, May 24 - Monday, May 28
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal The 49er Rally
This rally is the BMW Motorcycle Club of Northern California's annual Memorial Day Weekend Rally, with 46 years of tradition! This is the West's premier BMW Rally! Hot showers, cold drinks, great food, clinics, speakers, vendor displays, prize giveaways, and the camaraderie of fantastic people from all over! Great local riding opportunities include a Poker Run, a self guided Historical Ride, and self guided GS and road rides. Riders can also sign up for GS adventure riding clinics wit Lance Thomas, followed by guided rides. .For more info or to register visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Saturday, May 26
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Fourth Saturday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Grazie Restaurant, 823 Grant Ave, Novato, CA 94945. For more info www.NorCalDoc.com or call 408-807-6141

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, June 3

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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JUNE IS A TWO RACE EVENT MONTH!

Zen Event - Sunday, June 30

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, August 4

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, Sept. 15

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, October 20

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Zen's MotoGP Gathering - Sunday, Nov. 17

Ride the fabulous, twisty roads that lead to Point Arena and join in the fun! Watch the exciting MotoGP Race and cheer on the talented racers, while enjoying complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie!

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Holiday Sale
Saturday, December 1 - Sunday December 2
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Meeting and Campout
8:00am, Fremont Peak Campground For more info visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Sunday, December 2
Northern California Norton Owners Club Holiday Party
1:00 - 4:00. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, December 2
Cloverdale Lions Club 21st Annual Toy Run
9:00 - 3:00 with registration from 9am - 11am. Location Cloverdale Citrus Fair Grounds, 1 Citrus Fair Drive, Cloverdale, CA. Registration includes the Lions Famous BBQ Tri-Tip, Franks famous Beans, Salad and Rolls. There will also be donuts, coffee and Ken's BBQ Oysters, Music, Raffle, full no host bar with Lion John's Famous Bloody Marys. Pack ride with Santa about Noon. Lunch served from 1:00pm - 2:00pm. Registration is $10 +1 new unwrapped toy per person. For more info www.cloverdalelionsclub.com
Wednesday, December 5
NorCal Airheads First Wednesday Barley Therapy
First Wednesday of most months, 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Moxie Beer Garden, 3136 Sacramento St., Berkeley, CA 94702. For more info visit www.airheads.org
Thursday, December 6
California (Bay Area) NORCAL Guzzi Bike Night
First Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. at Falafel's Drive-IN Diner (featured on the Food Network TV with Guy Fieri) at: 2301 Steven's Creek Blvd, San Jose. .As always, MGNOC members and all motorcyclists are welcome. For more info on dinner or a ride or to become a member contact Pierre at 408-710-4886 or email the group at: pierredacunha@yahoo.com
Saturday, December 8
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Holiday Party
5:00 - 10:00pm at Skates on the Bay, 100 Seawall Dr., Berkeley, CA For more info visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Sunday, December 15
HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS in Point Arena ~ 3:00 - 7:00

Point Arena is the place to celebrate the season! Join Hometown Holiday festivities on Saturday, December 15, from 3:00-7:00. Sponsored by the Point Arena Merchants Association.
The Zen House will be spreading Holiday Cheer with Tasty Treats and Spiced Mulled Wine (Danish Glogg), as well as offering amazing holiday discounts!
Shops, galleries and an Arts & Crafts Pop-Up Market will offer unique holiday gifts, special discounts and festive foods. Santa will be on hand, as well as holiday carolers. Restaurants will offer holiday specials to diners with a purchase receipt from the event.
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Sunday, December 16
Northern California Norton Owners Club Freeze Ride
10:30 - 2:30. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, December 16
California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
3rd Sunday every month, 9:00 A.M. at Putah Creek Cafe in picturesque Winters, California (Highways 505/128) MGNOC members and interested Guzzi riders meet for breakfast and good time. The Putah Creek Cafe is located at Railroad Avenue. More information contact: Northern California MGNOC Rep, Don Van Zandt at 707-557-5199
Monday, December 17
Northern California DUCATI Bike Nights
Third Monday of each month; 6:00 – 10:00 PM ~ Hot Italian, 1627 16th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 www.NorCalDoc.com

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