Archive | October 2014


Love Ride

Love Ride – 31st Annual – 2014
Event Date/Time Saturday, October 25, 2014    from 9:00 AM  to 5:00 PM
Event Type Motorcycle Rally

A great day of Great Bands, Tons of Vendors, Vendors, Food, Entertainment, Prizes and more

Featured bands include… Buckcherry and Jam Kitchen with Doors world famous guitarist Robby Krieger

Stay tuned for more details as the event nears

All motorcycle brands and automobiles are welcome.

This year’s Love Ride will be a little different with the entire event happening at Castiac Lake starting at 9am. There will be no pre-event and organized ride beginning at Glendale H-D this year. Several local H-D dealers are hosting rides, though, so attendees are encouraged to talk to their local dealer for a ride on Saturday morning to Castaic Lake.

Here is a list of the dealers we know of so far that are organizing group rides to the Love Ride…

– Barger Harley-Davidson – 22107 Sherman Way, Canoga Park, CA – Kickstand up at 10:30am sharp
– California Harley-Davidson – 1517 Pacific Coast Hwy Harbor City CA 90710 – Line up 9:00am

Location This year the ENTIRE EVENT will be at Castaic Lake
City Castaic
Event URL

Miriam’s House Poker Run Fundraiser


Miriam’s House Poker Run Fundraiser
Event Date/Time Sunday, October 19, 2014    from 8:00 AM  to 3:00 PM
Host Promises Foundation, Bartels’ Harley Davidson, Messengers of Recovery
Event Type Poker Run
Event Description Over 200 Motorcycle Riders Expected at Charity Poker Run in West Los Angeles
Bartels’ Harley Davidson and Messengers of Recovery co-sponsor fundraiser for women’s recovery

Returning for its sixth year, the Annual Miriam’s House Poker Run is being held October 16, 2014 at Bartels’ Harley Davidson 4141 Lincoln Blvd, Marina Del Rey. All riders are welcome to participate in the ride. All non-riders, friends, and supporters are welcome to join the event at Bartels’. “Bartels’ Harley Davidson is proud to host the Miriam’s House Poker Run in its sixth year running” said Bill Bartels, owner of Bartels’ Harley Davidson, “We welcome Harley lovers and the extended Los Angeles community to join us in support of worthwhile cause”. The ride will begin and end at Bartels’ where food and drinks will be served starting at noon. This year’s event will feature Celebrity appearances, live music, dozens of vendors, a raffle and silent auction. Live band performances by Mercy and the Machine. The charity ride and event is being coordinated and co-sponsored with the generous support of the Messengers of Recovery motorcycle club. “The families from Miriam’s House are so grateful for all the support from the biker community and Bartels Harley Davidson. I look forward to another amazing and safe ride” said Bryan Moeller, Board Member of Promises Foundation.

“The sixth annual Poker Run benefiting Miriam’s House, a sober living house for pregnant, single mothers and their kids. The event has grown over the last 6 years with the help of Bartels’ Harley Davidson, the Messengers of Recovery, and the generous hearts of the motorcycle community”, said Marc “Scully” Heathfield of the Messengers of Recovery, ”The turnout has been overwhelming”.

About Promises Foundation:
All net proceeds will go to the Promises foundation to support Miriam’s house; a transitional home for women and their children that provides a one-year program of recovery services, parenting education, career guidance, scholarships and a pathway to permanent housing. The Promises Foundation is a nonprofit, 501c3 organization.

Sponsors: Bartels’ Harley-Davidson, Law Tigers, the Promises Foundation, and Messengers of Recovery.

Tickets: $30 Single Rider, $50 Couples, $15 Non-Biker (Lunch)

More Info:,,

Online registration or donations:

Location Bartels’ Harley Davdison
Address 4141 Lincoln Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292    [map]
City Marina Del Rey
Zip 90292
Phone (323) 406-0984
Event URL

Annual Anderson County Toy Run


Annual Anderson County Toy Run
Event Date/Time Saturday, October 18, 2014   11:30 AM
Event Type Benefit – Charity
Event Description Bike Show, 50/50 Drawing, Auction, Food and Door Prizes.

Grand Prize 2013 Harley-Davidson Sportster – must have ticket to be eligible for grand prize – Tickets Only $5

Admission: New Toy or cash donation at the door

All Proceeds Benefit the Kids!!!!!

Parade Line-up 11:30am – Kick Stands up at 1pm

Location Starty: Knoxville Harley Davidson – Knoxville
End: Throttle Down – Oak Ridge
Address Clinton Hwy    [map]
City Knoxville
Phone 865-617-0866
Event URL

2nd Annual “Never Forget – Support the Vets!” Poker Run & Party


2nd Annual “Never Forget – Support the Vets!” Poker Run & Party
Event Date/Time Saturday, October 11, 2014    from 9:00 AM  to 6:00 PM
Host MFC Brevard & American Legion Post 200
Event Type Benefit – Charity
Event Description Event to benefit National Veterans Homeless Support Inc. 501c(3) Ride In – Drive In – Walk In
You choose: Poker Run with scenic card stops along the coast or Poker Shoot-Out draw all 5 cards at the Legion or any stop! Just $10 Rider, $5 Passenger – play as many as you like. Best hand $150 Cash, Plus Worst Hand and Buy a Card.
Registration opens with Breakfast@ 9:00am and 1st Bike Out 11:00am. Huge party and prize drawings at the last stop “Lou’s Blues Upstairs” on the beach A1A & Eau Gallie Blvd.
Win thousands of dollars in cash and prizes including the famous Giant “Tub A Liquor” and more. 50/50’s every hour, Live Music, Vendors, $2 Beer, $3 Cocktails, and much more!
Join us and Please help us help our American Veterans!

Location American Legion Post 200
Address 105 Ocean Blvd    [map]
City Satellite Beach
Zip 32937
Phone 321-537-9186
Event URL

4th Annual Rescue Riders Poker Run


4th Annual Rescue Riders Poker Run
Event Date/Time Saturday, October 11, 2014
Event Type Poker Run
Event Description Poker Run followed with Live Music, Raffle Prizes, Food and Drink

$20 Single – $25 Couple

Benefits That Others May Live Foundation.

Location American Legion Post 109
Address 15921 S Houghton Road    [map]
City Tucson
Phone 520-440-7812