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"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 Event - Sunday, March 18

We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!

Qatar

Thursday, March 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
Saturday, March 3 - Wednesday, March 14
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 1st Annual BMW Cross Border Rally
Bay Area to Loreto to Long Beach! Brought to you by BMW MotoClub QTO and BMW NorCal, this is the first time BMW International Sister Clubs have come together to create an event! Ride from the Bay Area to Loreto Baja Sur. Then, after enjoying 2-3 nights in Loreto, ride to Long Beach BMW. . For more info, to register or to get the trip itinerary visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Wednesday, March 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, March 8
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
Second Thursday of Most Months; 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Swiss Park, 5911 Mowry Ave Newark, CA 94560-5005. Bench racing around 7pm, meeting calls to order at 8pm. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, March 11
Northern California Norton Owners March Ride and Highway Cleanup
Alice's Restaurant, 17288 Skyline Blvd., Woodside CA 94062.10:30am - 2:30pm; Highway Cleanup starts at 10:30, ride starts at conclusion of cleanup, approximately noon. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Friday, March 16 - Monday, March 19
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Annual Death Valley Campout
Furnace Greek Campground,k Group Sites 3,4, Furnace Creek CA. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org or contact the tour captain at tourcaptain@bmwnorcal.org
Sunday, March 18
The Zen House's MotoGP Gathering
Watch the 2018 Season Opening Race from Qatar. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers! 2:00pm at 215, Point Arena's premiere wine and beer bar, located at 215 Main Street. For more info call 707-882-2281
Sunday, March 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, March 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, March 25
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal ~ Clubman's All British Motorcycle Weekend
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, Tully Road, San Jose, CA
Saturday ~ All British Show and Swap Meet. Sunday ~ Morning After Ride.
Visit www.bsaocnc.org for more info or contact Don Danmeier 415-893-1650 (days) or 415-898-0330 (evenings until 9:00)
Saturday, March 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 Event - Sunday, April 22

We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!

Texas

Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29
Point Arena's ALMOST FRINGE FESTIVAL
Loosely based on the International fringe art Movement, this festival is a celebration of all the creative happenings countywide, from traditional to cutting edge and artsy to agrarian. Enjoy art openings with complementary hor d'oeuvres, street performers, live music in several venues, dance performances, farm and garden tours, and performance art, as well as a pop-up art gallery and market. You can paint with a giraffe at the B. Bryon Preserve, take a Photograph's Landscape Fringe Tour with Unbeaten Paths. See below for a complete list of events, locations and times.
Friday, April 27
~10:00-5:00 Roots Herbal Apothecary ~ Hand-Spun Herbs & More~ Enjoy 15% off the many products made by local artisans including finely crafted jewelry, cards, and candles as well as an extensive line of organic medicinal tea blends and body products.

~11:00-5:00 Coast Community Library ~ Chalk the Walk! ~ Sidewalk art contest. Chalk sets will be available, or bring your own. Friends of the Coast Community Library will assign sidewalk areas and organize the judging of designs. All participants will receive prizes.

~11:00-7:00 Coast Highway Artists Collective ~ Art & Music ~ Featuring guest artists Karen Shapiro, Laurie MacAdams, Jane Reichhold, Carol Frechette and Doric Jemison Ball. Collective members will also have new pieces on exhibit. Music from The Highwaymen, 5-7, with guest flutist Leslie Dahlhoff.

~8:00-10:00 215 Main ~ Singer/Songwriter, Marcos Pereda ~ Marcos is a prize winning Cuban artist with a diverse performance background, including a recent recording with Mendocino County guitar legend Alex de Grassi. Enjoy one of 215's famous panini sandwiches and a glass of local wine or beer while you enjoy "Canciones del Espíritu," Songs from the Spirit.

Saturday, April 28
~11:00-4:00 Street Fair & Pop-Up Market ~ Music, Dance & Performance Art, Food

~10:00-5:00 Roots Herbal Apothecary ~ Hand-Spun Herbs & More ~ Enjoy 15% off the many products made by local artisans including finely crafted jewelry, cards, and candles as well as an extensive line of organic medicinal tea blends and body products.

~ 11:00-7:00 Coast Highway Artists Collective ~ Art & Music ~ Featuring guest artists Karen Shapiro, Laurie MacAdams, Jane Reichhold, Carol Frechette and Doric Jemison Ball. Collective members will also have new pieces on exhibit. Music from Barbara Johannes on accordion in the afternoon and Black Sugar Rose, 5-7.

~1:00 and 2:00 Point Arena Lighthouse ~ Eric Wilder Art Exhibit and Creation Stories ~ Exhibit all day, Storytelling at 11:00 and 2:00. Noted Kashaya Pomo artist Eric Wilder will display his original art, greeting cards, clocks and other unique and unusual items. A master storyteller, Eric will also regale visitors with Pomo legends. At 11 a.m. he will tell the story "The Creation of the Ocean." At 2 p.m. it will be "How the Sun Came Out."

~ 11:30-2:00 215 Main ~ Bob's Smoked Chicken Lunch ~

~12:00-2:00 Coast Community Library ~ Books and Ukes ~ Books for sale from various categories such as art, food, poetry, and more. Live ukulele music will entertain you as you search for that hidden gem.

~12:00 and 3:00 Point Arena Lighthouse ~ "In a Different Mirror," Poetry of Sal Martinez ~ Readings at Noon and 3:00. Sal Martinez is a proud citizen and Tribal Council Secretary of the Manchester Band of Pomo Indians of Manchester/Point Arena Rancheria. His work has been published in Memoir Magazine, Misfit Magazine and Red Indian Road West Anthology. Sal's poetry books will be available for purchase during the event, and he will be available to talk to between his readings.

~1:00-3:00 Soap Box Poetry ~ Borrowing a longstanding tradition from London's Hyde Park Speaker's Corner, Third Thursday Poetry & the Coast Community Library are hosting a Soap Box Poetry Reading in front of the Library from 1-3pm. No sign ups necessary. Bring poems, and a milk crate (we will have extras). For more information or to reserve a soapbox, contact Blake at blake@snakelyone.com.

~1:30 and 3:00 B. Bryan Preserve ~ Wine Hour with the Giraffes ~ Come enjoy a glass of wine in the Giraffe House and have our multi-talented Rothschild Giraffes custom paint a pair of wine glasses for you! Learn fun facts about these amazing endangered creatures from our keeper and get a training tip or two while you're at it. Each ticket includes one glass of wine and two wine glasses for a 40-minute painting session. Offered at 1:30 and 3:00. Must be over 21 to participate. Space is limited; reserve at www.bbryanpreserve.com. $65

~ 2:00-4:00 Zen House ~ The Art of Motorcycle Maintenance ~ Drop by to view rare, historic and collectible motorcycles. Enjoy storewide discounts and complimentary delectable edibles!

~ 7:30-10:30 Arena Theater ~ Talent on the Fringe! ~ You are cordially invited to participate in the revival of this theater's community talent show tradition, 'Talent on the Fringe' celebrates and showcases the creative spirit that marks our coastal community. Fun for the whole family with performers of all ages! You bring the talent, Arena Theater supplies the stage! Advance sign-ups a must! shauna@arenatheater.org $20 Audience Admission

~ 8:00-9:30 Point Arena Lighthouse ~ Full Pink Moon Night Tour ~ Climb to the top of the tallest lighthouse on the West Coast, illuminated by the (almost) full moon. Special presentation, sparkling wines and juices plus light snacks will be served as part of the tour. As a souvenir of this unique experience, you'll take home an etched Point Arena Lighthouse champagne flute! For reservations, call 877-725-4448 or 707-882-2809. $30-50

~ 8:00-10:00 215 Main ~ DJ Jose Ruiz ~ You are officially invited to come and see the artwork of Point Arena's original 'fringe' artist, Lena Bullamore. DJ Jose Ruiz will spin Latin, Brazilian and Cuban dance music until the wee hours. Bring your dancing shoes and a friend or two!

Sunday, April 29
~1:00-4:30 Windy Hollow Farm ~ All About Nettles ~ Join local herbalist Gillian Nye and farm educator Jennifer Ketring for an afternoon exploring the world of nettles! This prickly weed is one of the most valued herbal allies, used by herbalists around the world for centuries. They will start by wildcrafting nettles along the coast and then journey to the farm for an indepth look at this herb including tasting tea, pesto and other nettle delights. Recipes and fresh nettles will be shared. Reserve your spot early at www.windyhollowfarm.com! $45

~2:00-3:00 Oz Farm ~ Farm tour ~ Hidden in a quiet, private valley on one of the most pristine stretches of the scenic Mendocino Coast, Oz Farm is bordered by redwood forests and the Garcia River. Come enjoy a day in the life of Oz Farm with a walk through the organic agricultural fields, forest and to the river. Tour will last about one hour. Please arrive on time, bring your water bottle and durable walking shoes.

~ 4:00-6:00 Pier Chowder House & Tap Room ~ Beer Bingo! ~ You are cordially invited to have a 'real fun afternoon' of Beer Bingo on the South Coast! Your participation fee includes beer, appetizers and of course, Beer Bingo. Come join the fun! Must be 21 and older to participate. $30
Wednesday, April 4
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, April 5
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, April 7
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast ~ East Bay
Join this month for a fun loop through the East Bay; celebrate the log awaited re-opening of Redwood Drive! Breakfast at the Copper Skillet Courtyard in Martinez at 8:00am, or show up at 9:00 for the ride. The end-point will be Ed's Mudmill Grill in Clayton. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Thursday, April 12
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
Friday, April 13 - Sunday, April 15
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal ~ CA Mid-State Ride
Carmel, CA. For info visit www.bsaocnc.org
Sunday, April 15
Northern California Norton Owners Club Ride
~ Santa Cruz Mountains 10:30 - 2:30 ~ For more info www.nortonclub.com
Sunday, April 15
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, April 16
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
Sunday, April 22
The Zen House's MotoGP Gathering
Watch the Race from Austin, Texas. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers! 2:00pm at 215, Point Arena's premiere wine and beer bar, located at 215 Main Street. For more info call 707-882-2281
Friday, April 27 - Sunday, April 29
Point Arena's Almost Fringe Festival ~ Schedule of Events
See Above
Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Song Dog Ranch Campout
For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Saturday, April 28
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
Sunday, April 29
Northern California Norton Owners Club~Mostly British Vintage Motorcycle Swap and Sell
380 N Autumn St, San Jose, CA 95110; 8:00am - 2:00pm For more info www.nortonclub.com

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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

If you have an event you would like us to advertise, please e-mail us with all of the details.

Zen Event - Sunday, June 3

We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!

Mugello

Wednesday, June 6
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, June 7
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, June 9
BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal ~ Triples Ride
Ride departs from Starbucks Coffee at 3383 Solano Ave, Napa CA at 10:00!. For info visit www.bsaocnc.org or call Bill Whalen at 707-937-0424
Sunday, June 10
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast
This month's Second Sunday Breakfast will be held at the Fremont Diner (2698 Fremont Dr, Sonoma). Breakfast at 8:00, ride starts at 9:00. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Sunday, June 10
Northern California Norton Owners Club Ride & HWY Cleanup
Alice's Restaurant, 17288 Skyline Blvd, Woodside, CA 94062. Cleanup starts at 10:30am, ride follows. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Thursday, June 14
Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meetin
Second Thursday of Most Months; 8:00pm – 10:00pm Swiss Park, 5911 Mowry Ave. Newark, CA 94560-5005. Bench racing starts at 7:00. Meeting starts at 8:00. For more info www.nortonclub.com
Saturday, June 16 - Sunday, June 17
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Adventure Bike Challenge
Join this 2-day, 110 Mile off-road event through Mendocino National Forest! The entire ride can be done on National Forest service roads or riders can take optional routes, which will include both skill and navigational challenges. Camp at Middle Creek Campground in Upper Lake CA. Includes Saturday's dinner and Sunday's breakfast. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org or e-mail Buddy Scauzzo at MuddySpokes@gmail.com
Sunday, June 17
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, June 18
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, June 23 - Sunday, June 24
BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Member Meeting and Campout
This month the campout is held at Chanslor Ranch (2660 CA-1, Bodega Bay. For more info, to register or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org
Saturday, June 23
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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Friday, July 27 - Saturday July 28
Anniversary Celebration
FRIDAY
  • 2:00 - 3:00 ~ Dyno Runs - (sign-up required; e-mail Motorcycles@TheZenHouse.net or call 707-882-2281 to reserve your spot)
  • Afternoon ~ Back Roads Ride with Will Guyan, 2018 Quail Judge, City Bike Contributor, Former Editor of BMW's publication On The Level ~ Details TBD ~ Registration Required
  • 4:00 - 5:00 ~ Dyno Runs (sign-up required; e-mail Motorcycles@TheZenHouse.net or call 707-882-2281 to reserve your spot)
  • 5:00 ~ Art Opening for the Zen is Ten art show at 215 Main. View art celebrating motorcycles, The Zen House and the Robert Pirsig book, while enjoying tasty treats prepared by the incomparable Barbara Burkey of Franny's Cup and Saucer.


  • SATURDAY
  • Morning ~ Ride with Carolyn Brown and Susan Gore ~ Details TBD ~ Registration Required
  • 11:30-2:00 ~ Venders and Live Music
  • 10:30 - 11:30 ~ Dyno Runs (sign-up required; e-mail Motorcycles@TheZenHouse.net or call 707-882-2281 to reserve your spot)
  • Noon ~ Coastal Ride
  • 1:00 ~ Chili Verde Taco Luncheon & Music
  • 2:00 ~ Dyno Runs (2) (sign-up required; e-mail Motorcycles@TheZenHouse.net or call 707-882-2281 to reserve your spot)


  • *Additions and updates to the schedule are anticipated! Be sure to revisit in July for the finalized schedule!

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    Zen Event - Sunday, August 13

    We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
    Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!

    Austria

    Wednesday, August 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, August 3
    California (Bay Area) NORCAL South Bay Monthly Dinner
    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: 408-710-4886 or pierredacunha@yahoo.com
    Saturday, August 5
    Flat Track Association Round 7 ~ Humboldt Half Mile Pro
    Humboldt County Fairgrounds, 1250 5th St., Ferndale CA. For more info visit CaliforniaFlatTrack.com
    Thursday, August 10 - Sunday August 13th
    Northern California Norton Owners Club Dardanelle Ride & Campout
    For more info www.nortonclub.com or call 408-983-0900.
    Sunday, August 13
    Zen MotoGP Gathering
    Watch the race from Austria. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers! 2:00pm at 215, Point Arena's premiere wine and beer bar, located at 215 Main Street. For more info call 707-882-2281
    Sunday, August 13
    BSA Owner's Club Nor Cal ~ Ridge Ride
    www.BSAocnc.org or call Jerry Meadows at 775-359-8150
    Friday, August 18 - Sunday, August 20
    BSA Owner's Club Northern California Annual Sierra Ride
    For info visit www.bsaocnc.org or call Jerry Meadows at 775-224-1657
    Sunday, August 20
    alifornia (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, August 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
    Sunday, August 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
    Saturday, August 26 - Sunday, August 27
    BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal Meeting and Campout
    Mammoth Lakes RV Park, 2667 Main St., Mammoth lakes CA. For more info e-mail tour captain Nick Gloyd, tourcaptain@bmwnorcal.org

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    Zen Event - Sunday, September 10

    We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
    Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!
    Rimini

    Friday, September 1 - Monday, September 4
    BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal ~ Range of Light Gypsy Tour
    Starts at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds at Angels Camp. Open to all motorcyclists, this tour features spectacular and scenic riding, showcasing some of the best roads and stunning beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Saturday and Sunday's routes cover nearly 350 miles and offer some fun GS options, as well as decent shortcuts for those not interested in riding the full route. Each night the ride ends at a fairground with hot showers, cold drinks, catered dinners, grassy camping, and best of all, great camaraderie!
    For more information contact the Nick Gloyd, ROL Chair at rolchair@bmwnorcal.org
    Wednesday, September 6
    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, September 7
    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, September 9
    BSA Owner's Club Northern California British Singles Ride
    Ride leaves at 10:00am. Start & Finish at Jim's Automotive, 21310 Geyserville Ave, Geyserville. For more info visit bsaocnc.org or call Jim Romain at 707-894-3805
    Sunday, September 10
    Zen MotoGP Gathering
    Watch the race from Rimini, Italy. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers! 2:00pm at 215, Point Arena's premiere wine and beer bar, located at 215 Main Street. For more info call 707-882-2281
    Thursday, September 14
    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 starts at 8pm; come early and enjoy a quaint dinner of Fish and Chips in this raw British and Jazz style club & bar. For more info www.nortonclub.com or call Ken Arman at 408-626-0061
    Saturday, September 16
    MotoEnvy Show
    Cool bikes at a cool moto destination -- The Black Lightning (440 F Street) in Eureka, CA. Awards given based on "most envied" status for Cafe, Vintage, Sport/Racer, Vintage Racer, Custom, Rat, Daily Rider, Dirt, Moto Mini and People's Award . For more info BlackLightningMotorcycyleCafe.com
    Sunday, September 17
    Northern California Norton Owners Club Delta Ride
    For more info www.nortonclub.com
    Sunday, September 17
    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, September 18
    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, September 21 - Sunday, September 24
    BSA Owner's Club California Rally
    San Luis Obispo, CA. For more info visit www.bsaocnc.org or call Don Danmeier, 415-898-0330
    Saturday, September 23 - Sunday, September 24
    Family Off-Road Adventures' Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure
    7589 State, Hwy 120, Buck Meadows, CA 95321. This AMA Sanctioned dual sport event held at the gateway to Yosemite National Park, is open to any make or model of street legal motorcycle. This 2 day, GPS based, self-guided adventure includes scenic & historic destinations in and around Yosemite National Park and th Stanislaus National Forest. Using paved and unpaved roads with options of "hard" & "easy" splits, you'll have approximately 100 miles of fun each day! For additional info visit www.FamilyOffRoadAdventures.com
    Saturday, September 23
    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 Event - Sunday, October 22 (new date)

    We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
    Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!

    Phillip Island Circuit

    Wednesday, October 4
    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, October 5
    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
    Friday, October 6 - Sunday, October 8
    BSA Owner's Club Northern California "Southern Sierra Ride"
    For more info visit BSAOCNC.org or call Ants Uiga at 949-466-6404.
    Saturday, October 7 - Sunday, October 8
    Lost Lakes Dual-sport Adventure
    Start and finish in Ukiah at Factory Pipes, 1307 Masonite Road, Ukiah CA, with overnight stay at Robinson Rancheria in Upper Lake. Organized by the North Bay Motorcycle Club this annual Fall 2 day daul-sport ride will make a circuit around Clear Lake. This is a true dual-sport event with both hard and easy routs, but it has been designed for smaller bikes, so not adventure bike friendly. Part of the proceeds from this ride will go to Friends of Cow Mountain, a recently formed 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to improve the trails at Cow Mountain. For more info www.advrider.com or www.NorthBayMC.org
    Sunday, October 15
    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, October 16
    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
    Friday, October 20 - Sunday, October 29
    NorCal Airheads 20th Annual Manchester Beach Campout
    The Zen House is hosting a special Open House for Airheads Saturday, Oct. 21 from Noon - 2:00 complete with complimentary food. For more info on the campout contact Ken Uhl at kenuhl@gmail.com
    Sunday, October 22
    Zen MotoGP Gathering
    Watch the race from Phillip Island, Australia. Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers! 2:00pm at 215, Point Arena's premiere wine and beer bar, located at 215 Main Street. For more info call 707-882-2281
    Saturday, October 28 - Sunday, October 29
    BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal ~ Oktoberfest Meeting & Campout
    Liberty Glen Campground (Sonoma County), Liberty Glen Rd, Geyserville CA 95441 For more info www.bmwnorcal.org.
    Saturday, October 28
    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 Event - Sunday, November 12

    We'll record it so you can ride and then watch it with friends.
    Enjoy complimentary delectable edibles and motorcycling camaraderie while cheering on the talented racers!!

    Valencia

    Wednesday, November 1
    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, November 2
    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, November 9
    Northern California Norton Owners Club Monthly Meeting
    Second Thursday of Most Months; 7:00pm – 10:00pm; Swiss Park, 5911 Mowry Ave., Newark, CA 94560. Bench racing around 7pm, meeting calls to order at 8pm For more info www.nortonclub.com or 510-793-6272
    Sunday, November 12
    Zen MotoGP Gathering ~ Motorcycles & Mushrooms
    The 2017 MotoGP Season has been so extraordinary, the season finale MotoGP Gathering needs to be equally special! The Zen House has joined the Mendocino County Mushroom festival to bring you MUSHROOMS AND MOTORCYCLES. Enjoy motorcycling camaraderie, the final MotoGP Race from Valencia...AND...Mushroom hor d'oeuvres prepared by the incomparable Barbara Burkey of Franny's Cup and Saucer! 2:00pm at 215, Point Arena's premiere wine and beer bar, located at 215 Main Street. For more info call 707-882-2281
    Sunday, November 12
    BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal 2nd Sunday Breakfast
    Second Sunday; 8am – 1:00; Different Location Every Month. The November Tri Valley Ramble starts at Country Waffles, 1803 Homes St., Livermore and ends at Sauced BBQ also in Livermore. For more info or to get the route sheet visit www.bmwnorcal.org.
    Sunday, November 19
    California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
    Third 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, November 20
    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, November 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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    Saturday, December 2
    Zen House's Hometown Holiday Open House
    Visit from 4:00 – 7:00pm to join in Point Arena's Hometown Holidays! All Point Arena merchants are hosting holiday open houses complete with complimentary appetizers and festive holiday beverages, as well as discounts to help with the holiday shopping. There will be live music in the streets, a tree lighting ceremony, holiday carolers and a Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Giveaway by Casari Ranch. The Zen House will be serving a frittata, holiday cookies and Danish Glogg (spiced, mulled wine), while offering 30% off Tires, 20% off apparel and protective gear (including helmets) and 10% off all other store merchandise. Visit PointArena.net for more information or call (707)882-2281.
    Saturday, December 2 - Sunday, December 3
    BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal ~ November Meeting & Campout
    Plaskett Creek (69345 Cabrillo Hwy, Big Sur, CA 93920) ~ PLUS Wunderlich America open house! Meet at 8:00 for breakfast at the Black Bear Diner, (5035 Mowry Ave, Fremont 94538) then enjoy a glorious ride down the coast. For more info visit www.bmwnorcal.org
    Wednesday, December 6
    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 7
    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 16 & Sunday, December 17
    BMW Owner's Club of Nor Cal ~ End of Year Member Party 2017
    Skates on the Bay,100 Seawall Dr., Berkeley CA 94710 begins at 5:00 for drinks, followed by dinner at 5:30. .For more info visit www.bmwnorcal.org
    Sunday, December 17
    California (Northern) Moto Guzzi National Owners Club (MGNOC) Breakfast
    Third 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

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