Upcoming Local Events

Posted on: August 3rd, 2014 by Road Rider MCA No Comments

This time be the one who hears about the cool events BEFORE they happen. Check back here throughout the summer to get a heads up on some of the biggest events happening in and around Bay Area, and sometimes beyond.

See all of our top event picks below but don’t miss out on any of the other awesome events that you can find listed on the Road Rider events calendar. You’re invited, so get to it!


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Sonoma Raceway

Zoom Zoom Trackday

Monday, August 4th

Improve your skills, get pointers from professional instructors, and progress at your own pace. Track days are for everyone. Visit the Z2 website to sign up. You can also check our calendar for more track days presented by track day providers Z2, Pacific Track Time, and Keigwins.



Sonoma Raceway

RoadRider 2.0 Class

Monday, August 4th

Gain more confidence, refresh your skills, or learn new riding techniques at Z2′s RoadRider 2.0 class. Guided by Zoom Zoom’s fantastic rider coaches, you’ll learn to be a better rider through classroom instruction and closed-course exercises.



Sturgis, South Dakota

Sturgis Rally

August 4th-August 10th

For no other rally does the saying “the journey is the destination” mean so much. For one awesome week a year you can enjoy tons of great live music, participate in contests and events, and live for motorcycles and good times around the clock in the beautiful Black Hills. Check www.sturgis.com for music and event schedules, accommodation information, and everything else you need to know.


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Redwood City

Doc Wong’s Cornering Confidence Clinic

Sunday, August 17th

Whether you’re a seasoned rider or new to the sport, this Doc Wong Clinic, Cornering Confidence: Pivot Steering, will help you master those corners. All Doc Wong clinics are educational, fun, and free, and are presented and hosted by Doctor Harry Wong. Sunday clinics start at Doc Wong’s Redwood City office with a talk and are followed by a four hour ride through the hills. The Doc requests that you email him or call his office to let them know you will be attending a session, and we recommend checking his website as well for further information on his different classes.  You can also find his other classes listed on the Road Rider events calendar. Confirm by emailing docwong@aol.com or calling 650-365-7775.


Concours d'Elegance

Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Sunday, August 17th

This year, the famed Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance will showcase six centennial cars from the 1914 Grand Prix of France, including the winning Mercedes. Rare Eastern European Motorcycles will also be featured.


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San Jose

Tracker Nite 7

Wednesday, September 10th

Tracker Nite is a grassroots bike show, street party, BBQ, and celebration of the sport. It’s the best underground event in SJ, so don’t let another year go by without experiencing the depth of the local riding scene first hand.


Dudley Perkins

South San Francisco

Dudley Perkins Company 100th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, September 13th

Dudley Perkins Company Harley-Davidson is celebrating 100 (!!) years in San Francisco this year. To celebrate, they’ll be hosting the Corey Way Street Fair and will serve as the end point of the California Harley-Davidson Owners Group Rally. The rally ride will wrap up at DP’s South San Francisco dealership, and the adjacent street fair will feature an antique motorcycle show, food, live music, vendors, and even a fashion show highlighting “A Century of Motorcycles”.

Dudley Perkins is still owned by the Perkins family, and we congratulate them as they celebrate this truly incredible milestone.


Renegade Rendezvous

Dixon Fairgrounds

Renegade Rendezvous

Saturday, September 13th

Find that special brand of biker entertainment at the Renegade Rendezvous that includes vendors, live bands, pickle lick’n ladies, tattoos, stunt shows, biker games, bikinis, and airbrush showdowns. There will also be a celebrity appearance by Corey Miller from L.A. Ink, and headline music performances by The Moonshine Bandits and DJ Chopstix. Purchase your tickets in advance at Renegade Classics Modesto, Renegade Classics Sacramento, or Iron Steed Harley-Davidson in Vacaville.


House of Thunder

Morgan Hill

House of Thunder 2015 Demo Truck Weekend

Saturday & Sunday, September 20th & 21st

Curious about the new 2015 Harley-Davidson models? Then check out the Harley-Davidson 2015 demo fleet at House of Thunder Harley-Davidson! Rides will start every hour on the hour, beginning at 10:00 AM and ending at 4:00 PM. Riders must have a current M1 license, be over 21 years of age, and be wearing long pants, closed-toed shoes that cover the ankle, eye protection, and a DOT helmet. Reservations are required, so call House of Thunder to save your spot. Walk-ins will be on a first-come-first-serve basis.


Street Vibrations

Carson City, Reno, Virginia City, and Sparks

Street Vibrations Fall Rally

September 24 through September 28th

Street Vibrations Motorcycle Festival spans four municipalities and hosts more than 50,000 bikers and bike enthusiasts annually. Enjoy vendors, poker runs and walks, live music, and more around the Lake Tahoe area. Click here for event schedules and main venues.

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