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Apr. 25-27 Holt, FL. Emerald Coast Bikefest. For details visit www.emeraldcoastbikefest.com

Apr. 25-27 Kingston, GA. Knight Hawk Spring Rally & Dirt Drags. Located at 300 Hall Station Road. Camping, field events, tattoo contests, bikini contest, tribute to US Military Vets, drag races, live bands and more. Call Hawk 678-873-1692 or email knighthawk08@comcast.net.

Apr. 25-May 4th. Panama City Beach, FL.  Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort Thunder Beach Concert Series. Bands include Dan Lawson, Geneva, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Tony Steven's Slowride Original Foghat, Mustang Sally, Eli, Ketch 22 and Relix.  Visit www.sandpeperbeacon.com or call 1-800-488-8828.

Apr. 25-27 New River, TN. 2nd Annual Devil’s Triangle Rally. $20 cover charge per person for 3 day event at the Grey Wolf Motorcycle Campground, on State Hwy 116. Food, beer, live music, bike events, wet t-shirt contest, vendors, hook-ups and more. Call 423-324-wolf or visit www.greywolfcampground.com.

Apr. 26 Atlanta, GA. Georgia Police Memorial Ride for Fallen Officers. Meets at Turner Field. Details to be announced. Call Ed Christian 404-556-1911.

Apr. 26 Barnesville, GA.  Barnesville BBQ & Blues Festival Poker Run.  Registration begins 12:30pm on Market Street, Downtown.  $10 entry.  Presented by Monroe Academy Mustangs. Call Amanda 770-358-5884.

Apr. 26 Cartersville, GA. Blood Riders "Run for the Son". Register 9am at Riverside Park. $25 Donation, $10 Rider Fee and $15 Bike Show Entry (prizes will be given). Ride, lunch and bike games. Email theevent@earthlink.net.

Apr. 26 Cartersville, GA. Choppers for Children. Benefits advocates for children. Stars 12 noon at Toms Place. Returns back to Toms around 2pm. $20 per bike/$5 passenger. Atomic Boogie Band to perform. Call Howard 770-365-4236.

Apr. 26 Chattanooga, TN. 4th Annual Dee Whelan Memorial Poker Run. Meet at Elks Lodge #91, 1067 Graysville Road. FBO Noon/LBI 6pm. Call Linda Pierce 423-364-8776 or Gary McCullough 423-304-8417

Apr. 26 Centre, AL. 5th Annual Biker Shack 411 Crawfish Boil & Bike Show. Live Bands, Dyno Runs , Bikers Games, Full Throttle Magazine, Poker Run, 50/50 Drawing, Door Prizes and Vendors. Benefits local Volunteer Fire Dept. Visit wwwbikershack411.net or call Pam Hunt 256-475-3384.

Apr. 26 Conyers, GA. 7th Annual Charity Ride in memory of David ‘Budda" Richardson. . Hosted by the Traveling Men of Pace Lodge #558. Register 8-10am at Courtesy Ford. $25 per bike/$15 passenger. Raffles, games, vendors, event shirts and more. Call Quinton 770-861-2311.

Apr. 26 Destin, FL. Hog’s Breath 2nd Annual Poker Run. Register 8am at the Hog’s Breath . $10 per hand. FBO 9:30am/LBO 10:30am/LBI 2pm. Awards at 2:30pm. Benefits Destin Beach Safety Jr. Lifeguards. Call Joe 850-837-8413.

Apr. 26 Eatonton, GA. Bikers Against Child Abuse (B.A.C.A.) Annual 100 Mile Ride. Register 10am at Eagle One Truck Stop. $10 donation for the kids. Get a tee shirt. Departs at 12 noon with stop for lunch at 1/2 way point. Call Ric 706-318-0033.

April 26 Fayetteville, GA. Spring Fling & Ride-In Bike Show. From 8AM-2PM at North Fayette United Methodist Church, 847 New Hope Road. No entry fee. Peoples Choice Bike Show judging from 10am to 1pm. BBQ, Yard Sale. Call Yankee 770-653-5123 or 678-610-5132.

Apr. 26 Griffin, GA. Benefit Motorcyle Ride. Sponsored by United Bank to benefit the American Cancer Society. $10 per Rider. Register 11am at Kevin's Korner, on Williamson Rd. Departs at 12 noon. Ends at VFW in Barnesville with Auction and Cook-out. Email cwatson@unitedbank.net.

Apr. 26 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net

Apr. 26 Huntsville, AL. Bikers Against Child Abuse 4th Annual 100 Mile Ride. Ride for child abuse awareness begins/ends at National Child Advocacy Center on Pratt Avenue. Register 11am. Depart at noon. Call 256-797-2097 or 256-417-2522.

Apr. 26 Locust Grove, GA. Locust Grove Day Parade. Join the Tombstone Riders for the Parade. Meet 9am at Locust Grove Elementary School on Locust Grove Griffin Road. No cost to ride. Call 404-472-4995.

Apr. 26 Macon, GA, Cruise for Hope. Help raise money for a homeless ministry of Real Life Church. Register 9:30-10:30 at 2491 Gray Hwy. Departs 11am. Ends at church with food, music, door prizes, and 50/50. Reg $15 per bike and $5 for passenger. BBQ plates 5.00 afterward. Email Becky at betheridge@wildblue.net

Apr. 26 Milner, GA. Rock Springs Church 2nd Annual "Ride of Praise" & Car Show. Pre-register for Ride and Car Show by email to cneelsr@comcast.net for $20. Register 9am day of event $25. Ride departs 12 Noon and ends back at church at 2 PM with food, music, door prizes, and 50/50. Car Show awards for top 10, People’s choice and Best in Show at 2 PM. Visit www.rockspringsonline.com or email Charles at cneelsr@comcast.net

Apr. 26 Panama City Beach, FL.  Red Knights 2nd Annual Fire Run. Register 9:00am at Momma’s Place on Thomas Drive. $10 per hand. FBO 9:30am/LBO 10am/LBI 3:30pm.  Five stops ending back at Momma's Place.

Apr. 26 Snellville, GA. Party at Twisted Throttle Choppers. Beer, bands, choppers, food, bike show. Starts at 11:00 till whenever. Call for details 678-344-5594.

Apr. 27 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 "Motorcycle Awareness & You Month" Proclamation Presentation & Kick-off Party. Arrive no later than 12:30 to the Municipal Building parking lot, corner of 6th & Greene Streets. Call 706-592-1015.

Apr. 27 Buford, GA. "Ride for Nic" (Ken Nichols) Poker Run. Sponsored by Austin Steak & Seafood. Live music, raffle, 50/50, auction and spinal injury speaker from "Shepard Center of Atlanta". Register 11:30am and first draw at Skelly's. Stops at American Legion, Pizza Pub, Good Ol' Days and ends at Austin's Steak & Seafood in Cumming, GA. Call Allison 678-232-5097 or email partydtails@yahoo.com

Apr. 27 Cumming, GA. J.C. Riders M/M Biker’s Day. Last Sunday of each month at God's House of Prayer, 4625 Old Canton Hwy. Sunday School 10am/Service 11am and 6pm. Ride to follow 11am service. Ministry supports local families in need & Set Free Rehab Center. Call Allen Boyd 770-893-4613 .

Apr. 27 Mobile, AL. Tinkerbell's Benefit. Starts 1pm at the Trophy Lounge, 2605 Halls Mill Road. Anita "Tinkerbell" Mcdonald has helped many. Please help and support her in her fight against cancer. Email tinkerbellsbuds@yahoo.com.

Apr. 27 Savannah, GA. 8th Annual Georgia Sheriff’s Boys Ranch Poker Run. Register 8am at John’s V-Twin. FBO 9am/LBO 10am/LBI 2pm. $15 hand/$25 couple. Lunch provided. Cash to top 5 hands. Call Major Wilcher 652-7609 or Gretchen Dewberry 652-7632 or visit www.chathamsheriff.org.

 
 

May
 

May 1 Panama City Beach, FL. Thunder Beach Bike Bash & Bike Show. Sponsored by Shuckum’s Oyster Bar & Full Throttle Magazine. Raffles, giveaways, DJ and more. Register 7-8:30 pm. Awards around 10pm. Call 850-235-3214 or 770-943-4175.

May 2 Panama City Beach, FL. Full Throttle Magazine’s "Get Freaky at the Tiki" Party & The Ms. Thunder Beach Contest. Starts at 1pm at the Boardwalk Beach Resort Pavilion. Live music, crazy contests, raffles and more. Party followed by the Ms. Thunder Beach Contest. Call to register 770-943-4175.

May 1-4 Panama City Beach, FL. Thunder Beach Spring Rally. Most biker friendly free motorcycle rally in the US. Visit www.thunderbeachproductions.com

May 3 Alpharetta, GA. Bikers Dream of Atlanta 12th Anniversary Party. Live music, food, vendors, Big Dog Motorcycles Show Truck and special pricing on all instock bikes, parts and apparel. 5960 Atlanta Hwy. Call 877-213-0062.

May 3 Franklin, NC. R.E.A.C.H Poker Run. Register at Franklin Ford, 8:30-10am. $25 fee includes one hand. Extra hands $10 each. Located just over the NC/GA line on Hwy 441. R.E.A.C.H serves victims of family violence and sexual assault. Call 828-369-0854.

May 3 Gainesville, GA. Christain Motorcyclists Association's 21st Annual Run for the SON. Join us, the Gainesville Area Chapter of CMA, for a 100 mile ride to Fields of the Wood just west of Murphy, NC. It's free to enjoy. Meet 9:30am at QuickTrip, I-985 exit 16. Departs 9:45am. Call 770 965-6590 or e-mail gblongmuir@bellouth.net.

May 3 Cartersville, GA. William O'shields Benefit Poker Run. Register 10:30am at Tom's Place. $20 for bike/ cage and $10 for extra hands. Benefits retired army vet in need of a liver transplant. The Georgia transplant foundation will be matching what is raised. Cash award to best/worst hands. Departs 12:30pm. Call 770-386-7755.

May 3 Hiram, GA. Ben the Bunnyman Memorial Benefit Ride. Register 11:30am at Mia’s Bar & Café Wingmax in Kmart Shopping Center. Departs 12:30pm. Donations accepted to establish education fund for Austin, Ben’s son.

May 3 Locust Grove, GA. Prayer Ride 08. Register 8:30-9:30am at Locust Grove First Baptist Church. $30 per person. Lunch provided. Concert after ride. Receive 2 raffle tickets per pack of diapers donated. Benefits Pregnancy Resource Center of Henry County. Call Cliff Shearouse 678-414-1781.

May 3 Ludowici, GA. Wingmen MC Long County Chapter 2nd annual Choke Memorial Run. Starts at Long Co. Clubhouse and ends at the Effingham Chapter Clubhouse for their Cinco De Mayo party. Call 545-3304.

May 3 Newnan, GA. Great South H-D Sidewalk Sale. Free food & drinks. Mention ad in Full Throttle and get 10% off T-shirt or Buy 3 T-shirts and get 1 free. Located at 185 E Hwy 16. Call 678-228-8213.

May 3 Perry, GA. 3rd Annual Make A Wish Ride. Sponsored by Boeing C-17 Team. FBO noon. $10 rider/$10passenger. Food available for paid riders. donation of $5 for non riders. $100 to largest bike group
who registers together. Contact Dave Andel 478-955-5567 Call Dave Andel 478-955-5567.

May 3 Oakwood, GA. Ride 4 Life. Benfits American Cancer Society. Register 9am at Wal-Mart. Police escorted ride departs 10am and ends in Toccoa, GA. $15 driver/$10 passenger and donation of a stuffed bear for August Burn Center. Lunch available for purchase. Call 770-967-5300.

May 3 Senoia, GA. ABATE of Georgia’s Rally for Your Rights & Ride to State Capitol. Gates open 9am at Senoia Speedway, 171 Brown Rd. Admission $10 or free with a new membership at the gate. Vendor fee $25. Set-up starts noon Friday, May 2nd. Free primitive camping (no electricity), vendors, and field events. Voo Doo Blue to perform. Ride to State Capitol on May 4th at noon. Contact Chuck Dodson 404-275-1744 or 770-599-0488 for more details. Visit www.newsenoiaraceway.com for directions.

May 3 Thomaston, GA. Flint River Technical College Relay for life Fun Run. Register 8:30-10am at Flint River Technical College, 1533 Hwy 19 South. $25 per bike includes ride pin to 1st 50 registered. Departs 10am sharp. Ends in Andersonville, GA. Benefits Upson County Relay for Life. Rain Date May 10. Email: <cpatterson@flintrivertech.edu

May 4 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 GROUP Ride to the "Rally for Your Rights" Ride to the Capital. Call 706-592-1015.

May 4 Chattanooga, TN. Ladies "Fit" Party with Motor Clothes. From 1pm-4pm. Ladies you must come in and check out the brand new Harley-Davidson® denim jean line. Hot new styles, cuts & colors to suit everyone! Refreshments provided. Call 423-892-4888 or visit www.thundercreekharley.com.

May 4 Oakwood, GA. Show & Shine Car & Motorcycle Show. Free to public. Register 12 noon at West Hall High School, 5506 McEver Road. $20 entry. Awards at 4:30pm. Awards to Top 10, BIS, Harley, Custom, Street, Sport and Furthest Traveled. Vendors welcome Call 678-773-7658. Benefits US Student Ambassadors Program/Raina Cundiff & Nathalie Brock.

May 4 Richmond Hill, Ga. Renegade Classic's Myrtle Beach Bike Week Kick Off Party. From 11am to 4pm. with live music and pin striping, Meet Miss Renegade Classics. Food, Drinks 50/50, Raffle and muh much more. Located at I-95 @ exit 90 Behind the Shell Station. Email Marty at <renegadeclassicssav@yahoo.com.

May 4 Rockmart, GA. Abate D-3 Monthly Meeting. 2pm at American Legion Post 12 located on Elm Street behind Huddle House. Call Jason 770-880-7146 or Anna 770-846-6303.

May 6 Cartersville, GA. Cartersville American Legion Riders Post 42 Monthly Meeting. Meets 1st Tuesday of each month at 7pm at American Legion Post #42, 1 Roosevelt Street. Call Mike 770-378-4229.

May 8 Dalton, GA. Garage Party for Women. Ladies Only event from 6:30-9pm. Join us for a night full of information, prizes and food! Whether you ride on back or front this event is for you! Space is limited. RSVP required 706-370-7433 to "Red".

May 8-11 Douglas/Nicholls, GA.  5th Annual Great Southern Bike Rally.  Douglas Motorsports Park, 1560 Ronnie Walker Road, Nicholls, GA. (located off SR 158 Waycross Hwy - about 10 miles east of Douglas). Vendor spots available. Primitive camping (no electricity).  Golf carts welcome. Contact Jodi Veazey 912-381-7274 or visit  www.gsbikerally.com

May 9-18 Myrtle Beach, SC. Myrtle Beach Bike Week. Visit www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com.



May 10 Braselton, GA. Cycle Nation Open House. 32 Johnson Road. Call for details 706-453-1697.

May 10 Cartersville, GA "2nd Annual Stan’s Memorial Motorcycle Ride". Register 8am at Cartersville 1st Baptist parking lot at 241 Douthit Ferry Road. Departs 9am. $25 bike/$10 passenger includes meal, raffle ticket and T-shirt to first 250. Live band and door prizes. Benefits memorial scholarship fund at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Contributions are tax deductible. Rain or Shine. Visit <www.cartersvillefirst.com or Call 770-382-4994.

May 10 Clarksville, GA. 4th Annual Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet. Sponsored by North Georgia Technical College and ABATE D2. From 9:30am to 6pm. at the Habersham County Fairgrounds. $7 general admission $5 for ABATE Members, NGTC Students free with ID. Bike Show $7 entry. Must be in by 1pm. 1st Place Trophies awarded 4pm. Vendors $25 per 10X10. Call David 706-754-7875 or email <dnorman@northgatech.edu.

May 10 Cherry Log, GA. Church of Christ 1st Annual Bike Ride. Register 9am at Boardtown Church of Christ, 2583 Lucius Road (between Ellijay and Blue Ridge). Departs 9:30am. All donations will benefit Camp Wetoga, North GA Bible Camp. Call 706*635-5425.

May 10 Duluth, GA. 14th Annual Ride to Live. Benefits the American Diabetes Association. Register 9am at Hooters of Gwinnett, 3550 Gwinnett Place Drive. Silent/Live Auctions, Hooters Cook-out, Bike Show sponsored by Lawbike.com, live music and a chance to win a 2008 105th Anniversary H-D Superglide. Pre-register at www.diabetes.org/ridetolive or call 1-888-diabetes

May 10 Huntsville, AL. Fallen Officer’s Memorial Motorcycle Run. Register 9am at Elks Lodge 1648, 725 Franklin Street. $15 Rider/$10 Passenger. FBO 10am/LBI 3pm. Benefits Huntsville Police Foundation. Prizes to Best/Worst Hands, Oldest Rider, Largest Club and Farthest Distance. Bricks $100 call Doug Smith 256-503-3454 or Exalted Ruler James M. Henley Jr. 256-539-2520 or 256-882-3406. Rain Date May 24.

May 10 Loganville, GA. Ride for Dustin. Register 9:30am at Sharon Elementary School, 2700 White Road. Blessing of Bikes and LBO at 10:30am. $20 rider/$10 passenger. Fat Daddy’s BBQ plates available for $5. Benefits 9 year old Dustin Cobb who has been battling cancer for 7 years. Call Joel Sheppard 678-300-7989.

May 10 Rockmart/Aragon, GA. Georgia Masonic Lodge Childrens Identification Program Ride, Rally & Show. Benefits the Georgia CHIPS program to identify, fingerprint and gather DNA for all children in GA. Register 8-10:30am. Escorted ride departs 11am. Rally 1-6pm. $15 fee for the ride and rally; $20 for bike show, ride and rally. Top 10 cycles awarded at 4pm. Auction, vendors, swap meet, food, music, DJ. Location, Highway 101 Pittman Park & Field. Call Don Thacker 678-313-1175.

May 11 McDonough, GA. Cindy Benton Benefit Poker Run. Injured in Bike Week Accident. Register 9:30am at Motorheads. FBO 11am/LBI 3:30pm. Trophy for largest group participation. Call 678-413-2058 or 770-898-0008.

May 11 Stone Mountain, GA. Will Henry’s Biker Bash. Always 2nd Sunday every month. Starts 1pm with BBQ, live music, raffles and more. 1228 Rockbridge Road. Call 770-279-9098.

May 13-18 Albany, GA. Military Appreciation Week at Albany Harley-Davidson! For those who serve our country, or have served, we have a special week just for you! 20% off regular priced Genuine H-D® product with your Military ID or DD214. Some restrictions apply, see store for details! Call 229-639-0034 or visit <www.albanyharley.com.

May 13-18 Chattanooga, TN. Military Appreciation Week @ The Creek! For all those who serve our country, or have served, we have a special week just for you! 20% off regular priced Genuine H-D® product with your Military ID or DD214. Some restrictions apply, see store for details! . Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com

May 13-18 Dalton, GA. Military Appreciation Week @ The Creek! For all those who serve our country, or have served, we have a special week just for you! 20% off regular priced Genuine H-D® product with your Military ID or DD214. Some restrictions apply, see store for details! Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com

May 14-18 Chatsworth, GA. 1st Annual "Catch the Fire" Bike Rally. Sponsored by Free on the Inside M/M. Fellowship, worship, anointed speakers, music, food, vendors, rides, Fight Against Meth March, Bike Show, childrens activities and more. Call Jerry Pearce at 770-548-2339 or visit www.freeon the inside.com.

May 16 Chattanooga, TN. Thunder On the Rock Kick-off Party. Join us from 7-9:30pm. As we Rock the Lot to kick off the Thunder on the Rock Rally. Win tickets to the rally! Food from Bud’s Sports Bar, Appearance by the Thunderette’s, Live music by T. Graham Brown, and store specials. Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com.

May 16-17 Cussetta, GA. ABATE D6 Rally on the River.  Motorcycle Rally and Music Festival at River Bend Park. $15 per person or $25 a couple. Benefits ABATE.  Call Al Ramsey 706-527-8664 or Christy Coleman 706-577-6318.

May 16-18 Valley Grande, AL. 5th Annual River City Ride, Bike Rally & Music Festival. Vendors, Live bands, Biker Games, Contests and more! Poker Run with $1,000 payout! Free Primitive camping, hot showers and limited RV hookups. Gates open 12 noon on Friday and 8am Sat & Sun. at the Dallas County Arena. Admission is $20 per person for weekend. Sponsored by The Selma Riders RC. Call Bob 334-872-7325 or visit www.rivercityride.com.

May 16-18 Bay Minette, AL. Bike-O-Rama 13. Chuck Stevens Motorsports, 2307 Hwy 31 South. . Kickstart Party Fri. 5pm-10pm, Sat. 9am-10pm, Sun. 9am-4pm. Live Music, DJ, Bike Shows, Biker Games, Tattoo Contest, Auction, Sunday Worship Service, Vendors, Food, Drink, and beer. Benefits charities of Bay Minette Civic Club. $10 per person weekend, children 12 and under free. Primitive Camping and Showers. Hotels nearby. Visit www.bikeorama.org or call 251-463-1909.

May 17 Albany, GA. "Give A Dog A Bone" Animal Adoption and Fundraiser Join Albany H-D from 11am-4pm as we help "Give a Dog a Bone" by hosting a fundraiser for our furry friends! Help us give animals a better life and possibly a new home! Call 229-639-0034 or visit <www.albanyharley.com.

May 17 Austell, GA. American Legion Riders Post 216 Legacy Fund Poker Run. Register 8 a.m. FBO 8:30/LBI 1pm. Starts/ends at Post 216, 3914 Ewing Rd. CA$H prize for best/worst hand. $25 rider/$10 passenger includes lunch. Email LegionRiders216@Comcast.Net or call 770-943-7030. The Legacy Fund establishes scholarships for children of military killed since 9/11/01.

May 17 Dahlonega, GA. Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Benefit Ride. Register 8-10am at Wal-mart. $30 rider/$10 passenger. Free coffee and donuts. Call Jim Cribbs 706-867-6912. Rain date May 31.

May 17 Dublin, GA. American Legion Laurens County Post 17 Annual Poker Run. $20 rider/$10 passenger. $100 Cash to Best Hand/$50 to Worst. Benefits American Legion Post 17 and Ride to Save Hides. Call 912-272-4266.

May 17 Guntersville, AL. Run to the River. 7pm at Signal Point Marina. Bikers, boaters, and hot rodders welcome. Biker Kacy Fox to host a country music show. Bring a toy for a fresh start for the christmas coalition. Visit www.kacyfox.com

May 17 Marietta, GA 6th Annual Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Show & Swap Meet. Open to all motorcycles 15 years or older. From 9:30am to 4pm at Wow Motorcycles, 508 Cobb Parkway N. No admission fee to spectators. $15 bike show entry by noon. Awards and prizes at 3pm. For Sale Bike Corral $15/bike. Swap meet space $25. Call 678-576-4258.

May 17th McDonough Ga. 1st Annual H.O.P.E Charity Ride. Benefits Vet. Ernest Turner heart transplant. The ride starts at Bethany Baptist Church in McDonough $25.00 per bike or $20.00 per bike pre-registration. Visit www.postedproperty.net or email a2003hog@yahoo.com or 770-318-8273.

May 17 Newnan, GA. Benefit Ride for Newnan Officer Adam Griffith. Departs 1pm from Great South H-D. $25 bike/$10 passenger. First 150 to register receive T-Shirt and BBQ plate. Pre-register at Great South H-D. Officer Griffith is out of work due to surgeries. Call 678-228-8213

May 17 Newnan, GA. Ride for a Miracle. Benefits Childrens Miracle Network. Register 11am at Great South H-D. Ride departs12 noon. $25 single/$35 with passenger includes hotdogs/hamburgers and drinks. Free T-Shirt with paid registration by May 10th. Email kb05harley@yahoo.com

May 17 Porterdale, GA "Let's Get This Summer Started Party". Hosted by Motorcycle Painting & Accessories (MPA) at Jimbo's Grill at The Mill. Donations accepted for Children's Healthcare of Atl. in memory of my sister, tassie, children's minister /beginning rider. (hwy 81) 770-784-1970 Jimbo's. 770-385-5607 MPA.

May 17 Rossville, Ga. Grace Baptist Fellowship Motorcycle Bug Run. Register 9am. $15 bike/$20 couple. Bikes depart 10am. Lunch at church. First place wins $100 Visa Gift Card. Call Kevin "Rabbit" Ross 423-718-3224. Rain Date May 31.

May 17 Trenton, AL. Valley 2 Volunteer Fire Department Benefit Poker Run & Silent Auction. Register 9:30am. $20 rider/$10 passenger includes poker hand and meal. Additional hands $5 each. Departs 10:30am. Live music all day. Benefits Valley 2 Volunteer Fire Dept. Operation and Equipment Fund. Call 256-776-3080. Rain date May 18.

May 18 Cartersville, GA. Poker Run for Melanoma Research. 50 mile course kicks off 1am from Cartersville H-D. Prizes, Refreshments, Free cancer skin checks by Emory Hospital Dermatologist. Email: barryr@flexsolpackaging.com. Rain date May 25.

May 18 Oxford, AL. Mt. Cheaha H-D Goes Country. Tim Dugger Band, Full Throttle Magazine and Struts serving food and refreshments. Call 256-832-8888.

May 18 Roswell, GA. Special Operations Force Charity Motorcycle & Rod Run. Register 9am at Killer Creek H-D, 11480 Alpharetta Hwy. $30 single/$10 passenger. Ride departs 10am and ends at Stone Mtn Park, Woodland Pavillion. Benefits Operation One Voice a non-profit organization providing financial support to Children and Families of fallen Special Operations Soldiers. Call Claudia 770-813-9895 ext 205.

May 18 Roswell, GA. Cruise ‘N Blues at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson.  1-4pm.  Enjoy live music, good food, cold beverages, in-store sales, bike specials, vendors,  and more.  11480 Alpharetta Highway.  Visit killercreekharley.com or call 770-777-1000.

 

May 18 Woodstock, GA. The Alley Night Club & Sports Bar Benefit for Police Officers Injured in the Line of Duty. A 3 Stop Poker Run, with Live Music,50/50, Raffles, Silent & Live Auction, Food & Drink specials. $10 per Hand or 3 Hands for $20. Register 10am-noon. LBI 1pm. Call 770-924-5594 or 706-206-1686. Rain date June 8th

May 20 Chattanooga, TN. Rolling Thunder Stops at Thunder Creek H-D. Join us as we welcome the official "Run to the Wall" ride into Chattanooga. Store will be open until 8:00. Local Rolling Thunder Chapter will be here to host the ride. Call 423-892-4888 or visit www.thundercreekharley.com.

May 21, Knoxville, TN. OperationCarry The Flame Party at Knoxville H-D. Starts 4:30pm aat 605 Lovell Road with live music, refreshments, Strato Tanker Flyover, and a Pass the Flame Ceremony as Rolling Thunder passes through on the way to Washington, D.C. Call 865-671-2454.

May 23-25 Savannah, GA. Wingmen Motorcycle Club is having their "17th Annual Anniversary Party and Memorial Day Bash". Wingmen’s Clubhouse, 69 Ross Rd. Drinks, free food and entertainment. Call 912-233-3535 or Super Dave 912-596-9020 or email sd_wffw@yahoo.com.

May 23-25 Young Harris, GA. Horsin' Around BBQ Showdown & Bike Show. Located at Brasstown Valley Resort in the beautiful North GA. Mountains. This contest operates under sanction of the Kansas City Barbeque Society. Compete for over $6,500 in prize money, plus trophies, ribbons and prizes. Visit www.brasstownvalley.com or email terry.plott@brasstownvalley.com.

May 24 Altoona, AL. 278 Custom Cycle Customer Appreciation Day. Starts 9am with People’s Choice Bike Show with trophies, Live Music, Free food and beverage and more. Call 205-589-6346

May 24 Bogart, GA. Dukes of Hazzard Fun Day at Cycle World of Athens. From 10am to 5pm with live music, BBQ, G.R.I.T.S. Model Search, General Lee and Ms. Cycle World of Athens. Enter the Daisy Duke/Boss Hogg Costume Contest. $100 cash to winner. Call 706-548-3300.

May 24 Brunswick, GA. Law Enforcement Memorial Bike Ride. Sponsored by the Brunswick GA. P.D. and Georgia Blue Knights M/C, Chapter XIV. A fully police escorted ride to St. Augustine, FL. Departs 10am from the Stellar Center, 125 Venture Drive. $20 per bike. Event t-shirts will be on sale. Acitivites on May 23 at Stellar Center include live music, food, drinks, bike show, games, and much more. Brunswick host motel is Quality Inn / Econo Lodge Motel ($84.00 on limited number of rooms for May 23 and 24). Call 912-265-4600 by May 19 or go to www.brunswickmeeting.com. St. Augustine host motel is Avenida Inn, 2800 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd (Call 1-800-331-9995 by Apr 30 for $89 plus tax for May 24 and 25 www.avenidainn.com). Call Capt. David Seawell, Brunswick, Georgia Police Dept., 912-280-1212, dseawell@brunswickpolice.org or visit www.blueknights-gaxiv.com

May 24 Cartersville, GA. American Legion Riders North West Georgia Memorial Day Poker Run. A four post run in NW Georgia. Meet at 1 Roosevelt Street. $25 bike/$10 passenger. T-shirt to first 100. FBO 9am/LBO 11am. Swap meet, BBQ, raffles. Vendors welcome. Call Mike 770-378-4229 or email ga.vet@hotmail.com.

May 24 Commerce, GA. Indian Creek Cycles Grand Opening Party. Band, cook out, Bike Show and giveaways. Located at 40081 US Hwy 441 S (next to Wal-Mart). Call 706-336-5814.

May 24-25 Commerce, GA. A.H.D.R.A. Southern Nationals. Memorial Day weekend at the Atlanta Dragway. $50 weekend pass. $30 single day. Children 11 and under free. Active/Reserve Military free. Racing starts 9am both days. J.B. Walker & the Cheap Whiskey Band Satuday night. Free camping. Visit <www.AHDDRA.com. or call 336-924-2095.

May 24 Dalton, GA. Twin Cam Jam Band Wars. From 12-6pm. Join us as bands go to battle note to note and beat to beat! Live on Stage: Soul Survivor, Blind Dog, Nathan Farrow, 3rd Chamber, Joint Effort, Laura Simon Band & House of Flies! Enjoy food from Outback Steakhouse, store specials, and celebration ceremony for the best bands. Special peoples choice category. Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com

May 24. Griffin, GA. Windwalkers M/C May Party. Dedicated to members who have passed on. Gates open at 5pm.. Party till ?? 50/50 drawing, hourly door prizes. Food and drink available. No pets or coolers. Visit www.windwalkersmc.com/album2_010.htm for directions.

May. 24 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net

May 24 Macon Ga. Mason's GACHIP Event. An event for motorcycle riding Masons and invited guests throughout Ga. Meet from 12 noon to 3pm at 222 Mecca Drive to support and view the GACHIP program. Freewill donation only. Food available. Entertainment provided after Grand Master's address. Visit <www.travelingmen.com.

May 24 Milledgeville, GA. Poker Run for the GA War Veterans Home. Register 10am at Milledgeville Mall. $10 per person. $5 extra hand. Prizes for best/worse hands. Ends at Hardtail’s & Spunky’s, 400 Kings Road with All U Can Eat $5 and music by Southern Crossroads Band. Call Tom 478-232-1664

May 24 Montgomery, AL. 3rd Annual Hot Rods & Harleys Show at H-D of Montgomery. Muscle cars, hot rods, corvettes and antiques. Peoples choice awards. To register call Darrell Cooper 334-277-2540 or email dcooper@hdmontgomery.com.

May 23-25 Monteagle, TN. Thunder on the Rock II. Gates open Thurs. at 8am. Featuring the Charlie Daniels Band, Dr. Hook featuring Ray Sawyer and Geneva. Sponsored by Full Throttle Magazine. Advance tickets CURRENT 2008 PRICING $40 or $50 at the gate. Call 423-595-2710 or Email mgrm@aol.com or lukeandshawn@aol.com

May 25 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 5th Annual Memorial Day "Ride to Remember" for Hospitalized Veterans. Begins at 11:30am, escorted ride departs at 1pm sharp from the Uptown VA Hospital, 1 Freedom Way (off of Wrightsboro Rd.). Call 706-592-1015.

May 25 Newnan, GA. Great South H-D Memorial Day Blow Out. Mention ad in Full Throttle and get 10% off T-shirt or Buy 3 T-shirts and get 1 free. Located at 185 E Hwy 16. Call 678-228-8213.

May 25 Savannah, GA. The Savannah Thunder Run. Co-sponsored by Wingmen MC and ABATE D-11. Meet at the Wingmen’s Clubhouse, 69 Ross Road at 17:00 and move downtown to the VNM. Call 912-233-3535 or Super Dave 912-596-9020 or email sd_wffw@yahoo.com.

May 26 Monroe, GA. 10th Anniversary Ride for America "Honoring Veterans" Memorial Day. Register 7-9am at the American Legion Fairgrounds, Church Street. $10 per bike/$5 passenger. Police escorted ride with Veterans Ceremony in Madison. Lunch, vendors, drawings, music, and bike show back at fairgrounds. Call Gary 770-464-3579 or email <lemondsg@bellsouth.net or visit rideforamerica.com.

May 30-Jun 1 Alpharetta, GA. In Country VETS M/C & American Legion Riders 201 2nd Annual "Old School Biker Rodeo". Includes winnie bite, slow ride, traffic cone weave, ride the rail and more. Campsites available. Dance Sat. night at American Legion Post. Email Jim at hdsoftailclasic@yahoo.com

May 30-June 1 Higgston, GA. Higgston Hawg Fest. (Formerly Dead River Bike Fest). All Bikers welcome. See ad in Full Throttle or visit www.higgstonhawgfest.com or Call Ramon Powell at 912-245-8992 or 245-0983 or 293-1694

May 31 Starting Points Throughout State, AL. Alabama State Trooper Association Memorial Ride.Statewide ride in honor of State Troopers killed in the line of duty. Starting points include: 

  • American Classic Cycles in Dothan
  • Biker Shack 411 in Centre (Rally Point)
  • Rocket H-D in Huntsville
  • State Trooper Post in Mobile 
  • H-D of Montgomery in Montgomery
  • State Trooper Post in Opelika
  • Mt. Cheaha H-D in Oxford
  • Heart of Dixie H-D in Pelham
  • Indian Hills Motorcycle Resort in Rockford (Rally Point) 
  • State Trooper Post in Selma
  • State Trooper Post in Tuscaloosa
Ends at Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery. $30 rider/$10 passenger. $10 for ASTA members. Activities begin at noon. Memorial Service 2pm. Concert featuring Molly Hatchet and Blackfoot 7pm. Vendors and exhibitors. Raffle tickets for Harley "Fat Bob" $10 each. Call 334-265-2782 or visit <www.alabamatroopers.net to pre-register and for additional details.

May 31 Buford, GA. 1st Annual Hogs for Critters Motorcycle Ride. Benefits Humane Society of Hall County. Register 9-10am at Frazier’s H-D, 4699 Friendship Rd. (just off I-985). $25 bike/$10 passenger. Departs 10:30am. Call Gwen Trimmer 770.532.6617 or visit <http://humanesocietyhallcounty.com

May 31 Chattanooga, TN. American Cycles May Bash. From noon to 6pm. Located at 3208 Rossville Road. Call 423-698-2850. 

May 31 Chattanooga, TN. FACES Ride 4 Smiles. Sponsored by Bud's Sports Bar and Full Throttle Magazine. FBO of Bud's Sports Bar, Brainerd Villeage at 10:30am. LBO Noon. Poker Run, Bike & Car Show, Vendors, Stunt Bikes, and Vehicle Wash. $25 Preregistered/$35 Day of event includes lunch, photo on your ride, 3 poker hands, ride pin [to first 100 registered], and door prize ticket To preregister call 1-800-3FACES or visit www.faces-cranio.org or RandomFox.com.

May 31 Ducktown, TN. Riders Resort Grand Opening Party! Brand New Motorcycle Destination will host a party celebrating its grand opening. Live, music, food, beer, raffles, bring your friends! Riders Resort is a private resort for motorcyclist and antique cars/trucks, and we offer annual memberships or day passes to those that qualify. www.ridersresort.net Hwy 64 Ducktown, TN. Call 423.496.0065

May 31 Athens, GA.  Merph's 3rd Annual Poker Run.  Benefits Project Safe of Athens for at-risk woman and their families. Register 11am at Time Out Sports Bar, 4030 Lexington Rd. FBO 12 noon/LBO 1pm/LBI 6pm.  Southern Soul Band, barbecue, drinks and chips for sale, and great raffle prizes. Call Merphis Ellis 706-614-1542.

May 31 Columbia TN. 2nd Annual Southland Cycle Jam & Swap Meet. Call Melanie/Sterling Hurst 931-826-3528 or visit Southlandcycleshow@yahoo.com. 2nd Annual Southland Cycle Jam & Swap Meet. Call Melanie/Sterling Hurst 931-826-3528 or visit
Southlandcycleshow@yahoo.com.

May 31 Locust Grove, GA. 1st Annual Ride for Christ and His Work. Register 8:30am at Locust Grove United Methodist Church, 211 Peeksville Road. FBO 10:30am.

May 31 Montgomery, AL. Alabama State Trooper Memorial Ride. From all corners of Alabama to the Garrett Coliseum in Montgomery. Includes a special memorial service for Troopers who have fallen in the line of duty, Vendors, Food, entertainment and a national act to be announced. Call Danny Hester 334-265-2782 or Full Throttle Magazine 770-943-4175 for sponsorship or to vend.

May 31 Pinson, Al. Ride of the Valley Poker Run. Register at Pinson City Hall next to Wachovia Bank. FBO 10am. $20 Rider/$10 Passenger includes lunch and ride pin. Peoples choice Bike Show, Games, Food and Music. Benefits Pinson Valley High School & Rudd Middle School Bands. Email <sonicboomenter@charter.net

May 31 Roswell, GA. Killer Creek Harley-Davidson’s Swap Meet. 10am-4pm. Individuals and vendors welcome with pre-registration. Ccontact Mandi at mharris@killercreekharley.com or 770-777-1000. 11480 Alpharetta Highway, Roswell, GA.

May 31 Savannah, GA.  2008 Ride For Ronald Poker Run. Regrister 9-11am at Armstrong Center.  $15 rider/ $10 passenger. 1st place $500/2nd place $250/ Worst $100.  Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Email <caroldobbs@gmail.com

May 30-June 1 Higgston, GA. Higgston Hawg Fest. (Formerly Dead River Bike Fest). All Bikers welcome. See ad in Full Throttle or visit www.higgstonhawgfest.com or Call Ramon Powell at 912-245-8992 or 245-0983 or 293-1694.

 
 

June
 

May 30-June 1 Higgston, GA. Higgston Hawg Fest. (Formerly Dead River Bike Fest). All Bikers welcome. See ad in Full Throttle or visit www.higgstonhawgfest.com or Call Ramon Powell at 912-245-8992 or 245-0983 or 293-1694.

June 1 Austell, GA. Abate D-4W Christmas in June Battle of the Bands, Bike Show & Membership Drive. Benefit for The Center for Children & Young Adults. All day event at Fat Cats, 2523 Veterans Memorial Hwy. Battle of the Bands entry $5 donation or gift cards (for kids age 1 to 18). Music begins 12 noon. Bike show registration 11am-1pm. $10 entry, $5 for Abate members, join Abate & entry is free. Vendors welcome. Call Mark Carter 404-788-4516. Bands call Greg Estes 770-745-9944.

June 1 Bogart, GA. Cycle World of Athens Ride-In for RFK. Meet 7:50am at Cycle World of Athens and ride to North Point Mall for the Ride for Kids. Call Mike Newall 706-548-3300.

June 1-30 Dalton, GA. Design a T-shirt Back Contest. Are you an artist? Put your talent to work and help Mountain Creek H-D come up with a new custom design for the back of our H-D T-shirts! Contest runs all month long. Designs are due by June 30th. Designs will be put on display and voted on. Winners to receive $200 gift certificate for 1st place, $150 gift certificate for 2nd and $100 gift certificate for 3rd. Call 706-370-7433. Or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com.

June 1 Helen, GA. Chattahoochee Biker Gear Grand Re-Opening Party. From noon til 5pm with giveaways, raffles and food. 60 Chattahoochee St. Call 706-878-0076.

Jun 5-8 Suches, GA Georgia Sidecar Club Annual Howdy Summer Sidecar Rally. " Two Wheels Only Motorcycle Resort. Visit http://members.cox.net/georgiasidecarclub/flyer.htm or email akrhoades@cox.net

June 6-8 Hiawassee, GA. 23rd Annual ''British in the Blue Ridge Rally". Family oriented rally revolving around vintage British motorcycles at Bald Mountain Campground, off of Fodder Creek Road. Open to all motorcycle owners. Activities include a poker run, field events and vintage bike show (Sat. at 3 PM). Call Becky King 404-456-7554 or visit <www.gabma.us.

Jun 6-8 Milledgeville, GA. Milledgeville Thunder Rally. For details visit www.milledgevillethunderrally.com.

June 7 Athens, GA Bryson Ivie Benefit Bike Show. Starts 12 noon at Country Rock, 1720 Commerce Rd. Benefits 20 year ocancer patient. Call Michael Kidd 706-338-0146.

June 7 Brunswick, GA. GCPD Officer Todd Simpson Benefit Ride. Register 9am at Golden Isles H-D. $20 rider/$10 passenger includes raffle ticket and dinner (while they last). Departs 10:30am. Benefits Todd’s family with medical expenses.

June 7 Chattanooga, TN. Demo Day at Thunder Creek H-D. Come to The Creek and try out one of the 2008 models! Call ahead and schedule your ride time with Geof 422-892-4888. Motorcycle license and proper riding gear required. Free gift to all those that demo a new bike! Visit <www.thundercreekharley.com

June 7 Flovilla, GA. 2nd Annual Hook & Ladder Benefit Ride. $25 bike/$10 passenger. Register 9am at Flovilla Fire Dept. Departs 10am. First 100 registered received T-shirt. Proceeds aide in purchasing a Fire Safety House. Call Shaun Lamb 678-492-9000 or 770-775-7444.

June 7 Jasper, GA. 4th Annual Brian Wall Memorial Scholorship Ride. Register 9:00 at Pickens Co. Chamber of Commerce. $20 per bike. Live music, t shirts, poker hands, surprise comedian, pro wrestlers, childrens activities, and BBQ. Call 770-606-9079 or 706-692-5656

June 7 Marietta, GA. Rolling On for MDA Motorcycle Ride. Register 4pm at the Marietta Square. $40 per person/$30 passenger includes eal, goodie bag, ride t-shirt and pin.. Meal provided before/after ride. Ride departs 5:30pm. Grip to perform. Vendors, raffles and live auction. Call MDA at 770-491-6045 to pre-register.

June 7 Panama City Beach, FL. American Legion Riders Chapter 357 6th Annual West Coast Poker Run. Register 8:30am c.t. atClifford Chester Sims State Veteran's Nursing Home, 4419 Tram Road. LBO 10:30am/LBI 4pm/Drawings 5pm. Ends at American Legion #356 in Lynn Haven. Benefits Covenant Hospice for Veterans. Call Mike 850-624-2503.

June 7 Rockmart, GA. Abate D3 Community Appreciation Day & Cookout. From 11am-5pm at American Legion Post 12. Drawing for gas grill at 3pm. Call Jason to purchase tickets. 770-880-7146 or Anna 770-846-6303.

June 7 Selina, TN. 3rd Annual Sgt. Wesley Tucker Benefit Ride. Register at GT's Sports Bar & Grill. Sgt. Tucker was killed in Iraq while serving his country. Proceeds go into scholarship fund in Sgt. Tucker's name. Ride goes around Dale Hollow Dam. $10 fee includes meal at end of ride. Camping available or motel next door. Meet "Sassy Sandi" of Full Throttle Magazine. Call 931-243-4451.

June 8 Stone Mountain, GA. Will Henry’s Biker Bash. Always 2nd Sunday every month. Starts 1pm with BBQ, live music, raffles and more. 1228 Rockbridge Road. Call 770-279-9098.

June 13-15 Tellico Plains, TN. Tellico Biker Rally. Live music, bike show, wet t-shirt contest, vendors, beer, etc. Must be 21 to enter. 3-Day Ticket – Advance $20 or $30 at gate. Visit www.tellicobikerrally.com.

June 14 Byron, GA. Marine Corps League 3rd Annual Poker Run. Benefits various MCL supported charities. Register 8-10am. $20 per hand. Additional hands $5. Free hand to either U.S., Marine Corps, or POW/MIA bike mounted flag. Hosted by 2 Wheel Body Shop. Byron, Ga., US Hwy 41 and Ga Hwy 49 Hamburger/Hot Dog lunch afterwards. Call 478-785-9090.

June 14 Calhoun, GA. 4th Annual Motorcycle Ride for the Scotty Smith Foundation. Register 9am for dice run at The Tom B. David Airport. $25 per bike includes 1 T-shirt. Departs 10am. Drawings, door prizes and auction after ride.

June 14 Chattanooga, TN. Party at the Creek With Dad Bike & Car Show. Join us from 12– 5pm as we celebrate dad! Live music, and food by Bud's Sports Bar. To enter show email <contacttc@thecreekhd.com. Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com.

June 14 Commerce GA. Childrens Miracle Ride. Starts 9am at Commerce Wal-Mart Supercenter. $25 a bike and small fee for the food. Escorted ride departs 10am.and ends in Helen, GA. All proceeds benefit Childrens Hospitals of Atlanta. Email benefieldre@aol.com.

June 14 Florence, AL. Rally at the River Cruising for a Cure. Benefit for St. Jude's Children Research Hospital. Entertainment in the park all day. Bike ride, Bike show, and more. Ride $15rider/$5 passenger. Contact Peggy 256-366-6548

June 13-14, Twin City, GA. Randy Fulghum Memorial Run 10. Kick's off 7pm at McKinney's Pond (near Midville Ga) with 2 live bands. Big poker run Saturday morning starting at 11am at the Charlie Oglesby Pavilion in Twin City, Ga. and ending at the event site at Mckinneys pond. 2 more live bands Sat night. Free camping/no hookups. Call Tim Cumbee 478-763-2825 days, or 478-763-3460 nights.

June 13-15 Fairmount, GA. Pinhook Creek Nitro Dirt Drags. Live bands, tattoo contest, Miss Nitro Contest ($500), biker games, racing. All classes pay cash. Camping, food and beverage on site. Visit www.nitrodirtdrags.com or call 770-883-2591.

June 14 Ludowici, GA. Wingmen MC Long County Chapter 4th annual Anniversary Party. Food, drinks, entertainment and prizes at the Long County Clubhouse. Call 545-3304.

June 15 Roswell, GA. Cruise ‘N Blues at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson.  1-4pm.  Enjoy live music, good food, cold beverages, in-store sales, bike specials, vendors,  and more.  11480 Alpharetta Highway.  Visit killercreekharley.com or call 770-777-1000.

 

June 20-22 Lynchburg, TN. Lynchburg Motorcycle Rally www.lynchburgmotorcyclerally.com

Jun 20-22 Roddy, GA. ABATE D-10 Hang’n Out Party. Roddy Hawg Farm. Call Darryl Jones 478-230-1013.

June 21 Atlanta, GA. Bad Saturday Poker Run. Details coming soon.

Jun 21 Chatsworth, GA. 4th Annual American Red Cross "Ride for the Red". Register 9am at American Legion Post 167, N. 5th Ave. FBO 10am  Free food, live music, 50/50 and Door Prizes. Call 706-695-7605 or 706-581-5060 or email <rkpayne@windsteam.net

June 21 Chattanooga, TN.  2008 Harley’s Heroes™ Tour (DAV) & DEMO DAY at The Creek.  From 11am-4pm Military veterans in the Chattanooga area can receive freecounseling and assistance with their government benefits when the 2008 Harley’s Heroes ™ Tour comes to The Creek. DAV National Service Officers will provide benefits counseling to those veterans who suffer from service-connected injuries but may never have filed a claim for benefits or have found it difficult working with the VA. Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com.

Jun 21 Dallas, GA. K.C.I. Bike Show & BBQ Benefit. Help build Welcome Home Ranch for Children. From 4-8pm at Earl Duncan Park, 724 Paulding Meadows Drive. Family friendly event with Bike Show, Raffles, Moon Walk, Petting Zoo, and Face Painting. Sponsored by GWRRA, GA Chapter B2. Call Joel or Lorraine Fast 770-380-5555

June 21 Dalton, GA. Twin Cam Jam and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fundraiser & Party. Join us 12-5pm for music from Black 7, House of Flies, The Vintage Band, Yard Dawgs & Cross Plains. Dames Aflame out of Atlanta will be helping us raise money for the Cure! Food by Outback Steakhouse! Don’t forget your pink! Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com

June 27-29 Augusta, GA. The Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall. The traveling, three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC will be on display at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 2700 Deans Bridge Road. Exhibit is free and open to the public 24-hours a day. Call Pat Garrett at 706-790-1185

June 28 Albany, GA. Breakfast with a Tech. From 9am-11am. Do you have a question for our techs? Do you want to know more about performance? Now is the time to come and ask our techs! Come enjoy some grub and who knows you might learn something! RSVP 229-639-0035. Call 229-639-0034 or visit <www.albanyharley.com

June 28 Dalton, GA. Harleys Heroes DAV at The Creek. 2008 Harley’s Heroes ™ Tour comes to The Creek. From 11am-4pm for Military Veterans in the Dalton area. DAV National Service Officers will provide benefits counseling to those veterans who suffer from service-connected injuries but may never have filed a claim for benefits or have found it difficult working with the VA.
Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com

CANCELLED --> June 27-28 Jackson, GA. ABATE D-6 "Soggy Bottom" Membership Drive. Gates open 3pm on Friday. Live music, drawings, bike games, fun run and more. Primitive camping. Call Bobby 678-315-8845. I-75 exit 198 High Falls Road (follow signs).<--CANCELLED

June 28 Freeport, FL. Hogs for Dogs Poker Run. Registration 10am/First Stop - Lucky Star (Freeport), 2nd stop - Bayou Pub & Play (Niceville), 3rd stop - Hooters (Crestview), 4th stop - AMVETS Post 178 (DeFuniak Springs), and final stop - The Outpost (Freeport, FL). Benefits Alaqua Animal Refuge, Walton County's only no-kill shelter. Visit www.aarflorida.com/hogs4dogs.jpg

June 28 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net

June 28 Savannah, GA Black-n-Blue Ball. Sponsored by Savannah Harley Owners Group. Benefits Muscular Dystrophy Association. Help send kids with MD to Camp for one week. Entertainment by Main Street, live/silent auction, dancing, food prizes. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at the door. Begins 7:00 p.m. at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, off I-95 in Pooler. Email katkur@netzero.net

June 28 Vanore, TN. 3rd Annual Bike Ride for Sea Ray Santa’s. Register 9am at Sea Ray. Departs at noon with lunch provided following ride. $15 bike/$10 passenger includes t-shirt. Call Shawna 423-884-6631.

 
 

July
 

July 4 Covington, GA. 5th Annual Covington Freedom Celebration Poker Run. 100% Cash Payback (Paid out $1800 last year). Register 1pm at GG’s Restaurant (corner of 278 & 142). LBO 2pm. Food, vendors, live music and fireworks. Call 770-385-5974 or 678-342- 2601 or visit www.tcac.us/poker.

July 4-6 Cedartown, GA. Abate D-3 20th Annual Summer Blast Party & Bike Event. New Location at 1560 Piedmont Hwy on 278. Look for signs. Gates open 10am Friday. Vendors, bands, pudding wrestling, biker Games, etc. $20 single/$30 couple. $5 off with Abate card. $10 day pass. Vendors $25 per spot. RV's Welcome. No Hookups, Primitive Camping. Call Bug 770-846-6742 or Jason 770-880-7146.

July 4-6 Fairmount, GA. Swampthang's 11th Annual Dirt Drag Motorcycle Racing and Rally. Live bands, tattoo contest, biker games, bike show, kids events,camping, vendors, and lots more!! Sunday all day dirt drags. Call Swampy 770-548-1529 or email <theswampthang@aol.com

July 5-7 Maryville, TN. Tennessee State H.O.G. Rally. Register by April 17th, www.tnstatehogrally.com

July 13 Stone Mountain, GA. Will Henry’s Biker Bash. Always 2nd Sunday every month. Starts 1pm with BBQ, live music, raffles and more. 1228 Rockbridge Road. Call 770-279-9098.

July 19 Cartersville, GA. Southern Cruisers Riding Club (SCRC) State Rally & Dice Run. Benefits St Jude Children’s Hospital. Meet at America’s Best Inn, 35 Carson Loop. FBO 8:30am/LBO 11.30am. Cash prizes awarded to highest/lowest hands. $15 per hand. For more info visit us at www.scrcga.com.

July 19 Montgomery, AL. HOG Midnight to Dawn Poker Run. Harley Davidson of Montgomery opens at 11pm. FBO 12:00 midnight. Approx. 200 mile run. Best hand wins $250. Rider $25/ Passenger $10/extra hand $5. Includes commemorative pin. Run ends at breakfast 6:00 a.m. Open to all riders. Email m2alabama@yahoo.com.

July 21 Knoxville, TN. Knoxville Ride for Kids. Chilhower Park, 3301 Magnolia Ave. 800-253-6530 or visit www.rideforkids.org.

July 25 Austell, GA. Bikers For Boobs Kick-off Events. Friday night Ladies Bike Night 6-8pm. at Fat Cats with 9pm. Breast Cancer Awareness Leather-n-Lace Fashion Show with LiviRae Lingerie and North Georgia Leathers. Models from Miss H-D of Atlanta Contest. Food and Drink Specials. Register for Poker Run. Visit <www.bikersforboobs.org or call Lisa 678-378-5653.

July 26 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net.

July 27 Lithia Springs, GA. Bikers For Boobs. A Poker Run to Fight Breast Cancer. Sponsored by H~D of Atlanta, 94.9 The Bull, Full Throttle Magazine and Budweiser. Benefits Bikers Battling Breast Cancer, Inc., the Atlanta 2-Day Walk for Breast Cancer and local breast health centers. Register 10am at H-D of Atlanta. FBO 12Noon. Ride ends at Fat Cats in Austell with vendors, live music, and auction. $25 passenger/$15 rider. Free shirt and pin to first 500 registrants. Register on-line at <www.bikersforboobs.org or call Lisa at 678-378-5653.

 

July 27 Atlanta, GA. ABATE of Georgia Swap Meet & Bike Show. Atlanta Exposition Center North, 3650 Jonesboro Rd SE (I-285, exit 55). Opens to public 9am. $10 for non members. $5 for ABATE, AMA, MRF members. (Must show card) Free parking. Bike show entry $10 by 2 pm. Rain or shine. (770) 881-7438.

 
 

August
 

Aug. 1-3 Milledgeville, GA. Milledgeville Biker Bash. For details visit www.milledgevillethunderrally.com

Aug. 2 Athens, GA. 4th Annual Ride for the Unborn. Benefits Athens Pregnancy Center. Ride begins/ends at Cycle World of Athens. Register 8:30am. Ride departs 10am. $25 per bike includes one T-Shirt, one door prize ticket, and Chick-Fil-A Lunch. Passenger $2.00 for lunch and prize ticket. Call Athens Pregnancy Center, Tricia Parker 678-753-3180 or Committee Director, Anja Cleveland 706-795-3801.

Aug. 2 Beech Island, SC ABATE D-8 Bike Show at the Fried Green Tomato Festival. Register 1am-2pm at the Iron Horse Bar & Grill, 2510 Storm Branch Road. Also, car show, vendors, bands, auction, raffles, etc. – all day event. Call 706-592-1015

Aug. 2 Chattanooga, TN. Grunge Garage Rockabilly Party. Join us from 12–5pm for
Hillbilly Casino on stage, Hank Young of Young Choppers, Dames Aflame from Atlanta and Bud’s Sports Bar. Email <Contacttc@Thecreekhd.Com If you want to bring your Hot Rod/Rat Rod. Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.Thundercreekharley.com

Aug. 10 Stone Mountain, GA. Will Henry’s Biker Bash. Always 2nd Sunday every month. Starts 1pm with BBQ, live music, raffles and more. 1228 Rockbridge Road. Call 770-279-9098.

Aug. 16 Chattanooga, TN. 105th Anniversary Kick-Off Party. Join us from 12-5pm with Tommy Crain and The Crosstown Allstars on Stage! Food By Bud's Sports Bar. Specials On All Things 105th Related. Whether you’re going to Milwaukee or not, come party with The Creek! Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com

Aug. 16 Dalton, GA. 105th Anniversary Kick-off Party. From 12pm-5pm with special guest Hank Young of Young Choppers. Blackberry Smoke on stage. Whether you’re going to Milwaukee for the 105th Anniversary party or not… you can still celebrate with us at Mountain Creek H-D. Food and beverage by Outback Steakhouse. Special sales on all things 105th Anniversary related! Free admission. Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com.

Aug. 22-24 Roddy, GA. ABATE D-10 Alf Memorial/Membership Drive. Roddy Hawg Farm. Call Darryl Jones 478-230-1013.

Aug. 23 Albany, GA. Official Route H-D® 105th Ride Home Stop & Party. Join us as we welcome the official Ride Home for the night in Albany! Live Music, mouth-watering food, ice cold beverages and the chance to be part of something special! <www.albanyharley.com or call 229-639-0035.

Aug. 23 Anniston, AL. Rumble on Noble. Presented by Southland’s Full Throttle Magazine and Mt. Cheaha Harley-Davidson. Kick-off party Friday night Aug 23 at Mt. Cheaha H-D Concert Stage. Rumble on Noble downtown Saturday on historic Noble Street from 4pm to midnight. Bands to be announced. Vendors, bike displays and performers. Call 770-943-4175

 

Aug. 23 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net.

Aug 24 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 5th Annual "Jokers Wild" Poker Run. Starts at Road Runner Café, 2508 Peach Orchard (Rt.25). FBO 2pm/LBO 2:30pm. Call 706-592-1015.

Aug. 24 Roswell, GA.  Celebrate Harley’s 105th Anniversary at an official Ride Home Party at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson.  1-5pm.  Enjoy live music, good food, cold beverages, in-store sales, bike specials, vendors,  and more.  11480 Alpharetta Highway. Visit killercreekharley.com or call 770-777-1000.

 
 

September
 

Sep. 7 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 Group Ride to the State Elections. Call 706-592-1015.

Sep. 7 Lawrenceville, GA. 10th Annual Ride For Craig. Sponsored by Iron Pigs M/C and Full Throttle Magazine. Register 9-11am at Gwinnett Fire Station #20, 1801 Cruse Road. $20 rider/$10 passengers/$5 extra hands. Fundraiser breakfast 9-11am, bike show, tattoo contest, live and silent auction. Benefits Gwinnett Firefighter with Lou Gehrigs disease. Call Jim 770-217-8200 or visit www.rideforcraig.com

Sep 11-13 Tybee Island, GA. Georgia State H.O.G. Rally. Pre-registration runs through July 24th. Take advantage of early bird registration through May 1st, and you will be entered to win two trips. Volunteers have a chance to win a 2-night Caribbean cruise. Contact 1-888-GA-HOGSS www.gastatehogrally.com

Sep. 13 Dacula, GA. 6th Annual Barnabas Ride & Bike Show. Sponsored by Spirit Riders MC & Barnabas Prison Ministry. Free pre-ride refreshments, then police-escorted ride. Live music, door prizes, raffles, free pins & patches, bike show with trophies & plaques, catered lunch (extra). $15 bike/$5 passenger, $10 bike show entry. Registration opens at 10am.  Lunch and festivities end of ride. Visit www.spiritriders.net or call Rob at 770-277-6022.

Sep. 13 Winder, GA. 8th Annual Poker Run for the Barrow Co Sheriff's Office. Register 8am at the Barrow County Courthouse. $15 per hand/$10 each additional hand.FBO 9am./LBO 11am./LBI 2pm. Ends in Helen, GA where cash/ prizes will be awarded and lunch will be served. Benefits Barrow County Local Charities. Call Deputy Tim Laturell 678-776-5781/770-713-9254 of the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office

Sep. 14 Stone Mountain, GA. Will Henry’s Biker Bash. Always 2nd Sunday every month. Starts 1pm with BBQ, live music, raffles and more. 1228 Rockbridge Road. Call 770-279-9098.

Sep. 19 Chattanooga, TN. Official Trail of Tears Kick Off Party. 12 to 9:30pm. Live music with Booger Holler, Cross Plains, and Big Mike Griffin on stage. Food by Bud’s Sports Bar, Native American vendors, Official Trail of Tears Merchandise, media coverage and much more! Call 423-892-4888or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com.

Sep. 20 Cartersville, GA. US Military Vets MC 3rd Annual Party & Biker Bash.  Register 2pm at  Tom’s Place,West off of I-75, exit 293.  Proceeds benefit designated local military families.  Door prizes, live bands, 50/50 drawings, tattoo contest, Wet T-shirt and Best Buns contests. Visit http://www.cvilleusmvmc.us/events.htm

Sep. 20 Chattanooga, TN. 15th Annual Trail of Tears Remembrance Motorcycle Ride. World's largest organized ride. No registration, no fees. Proceeds from merchandise sales fund Native American scholarships. Contact Bill Cason toll free 1-877-TOT-TRIP (868-8747) or visit www.trailoftears-remembrance.org.

Sep. 20 Roswell, GA. Killer Creek Harley-Davidson’s 9th Anniversary Party. 12-5pm. Enjoy live music, good food, cold beverages, in-store sales, bike specials, patch sewing, body piercing, and more. Ride-in Bike Show. Registration 11am-2pm, $10. Awards around 5:00pm. 11480 Alpharetta Highway. Visit killercreekharley.com or call 770-777-1000.

Sep. 21 Alpharetta, GA. Forsyth County Sheriff’s Ride in Memory of Sgt. David P. Land. Starts at Bikers Dream of Atlanta and ends in Helen, GA.  More details to be announced. Email fah1029@earthlink.net.

Sep 25-28 Panama City Beach, FL. Thunder Beach Fall Rally. Most biker friendly free motorcycle rally in the US. Visit www.thunderbeachproductions.com

Sep. 27 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net

 
 

October
 

Oct. 3-5 Milledgeville, GA. Milledgeville Thunder Rally. For details visit www.milledgevillethunderrally.com.

Oct. 11 Bayou George, FL. The Thunder Angels of Panama City, FL. 4th Annual Tickled Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Poker Run. Benefits Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Register 9am at Club Flashbacks, Hwy 231 & Penny Road. FBO 9am/LBO 10:30am/LBI 3pm. Drawing at 3:30pm. Food, Prizes, Music and 50/50. Visit www.bay.k12.fl.us

Oct 18 Ludowici, GA. Wingmen MC Long County Chapter 4th Annual Big Billy Memorial Party. Food, drinks, entertainment and prizes at the Long County Clubhouse. Call 545-3304.

Oct 19 Roswell, GA. Cruise ‘N Blues at Killer Creek Harley-Davidson.  1-4pm.  Enjoy live music, good food, cold beverages, in-store sales, bike specials, vendors,  and more.  11480 Alpharetta Highway.  Visit killercreekharley.com or call 770-777-1000.

 

Oct. 25 Chattanooga, TN. Harleyween Bash @ The Creek. 12pm-5pm. Ghoulish Music, Monster Discounts, Batty Food, Costume Contest and More! Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com

Oct. 25 Dalton, GA. Harleyween Bash at The Creek. From 12-5pm with Ghoulish music, monster discounts, batty food, costume contest and more. Free Admission. Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com.

Oct. 25 Hogansville, GA. Car, Truck & Motorcycle Cruise In. Every 4th Saturday at Wendy’s. Cruiser-of-the-Month Award, drawings, oldies music, games and more. From 5-8pm. Call Mary Davenport 706-637-5416 or email myraspberry68@bellsouth.net

Oct. 26 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 5th Annual "Ghosts, Ghouls, & Goblins" Poker Run. Starts at Road Runner Café, 2508 Peach Orchard (Rt.25). FBO 4pm/LBO 5pm. Call 706-592-1015.

 

 

November
 
 

Nov 6-8 Clayhatchee, AL. Veterans Day Poker Run. Meet at River Lounge, Hwy 92 located between Dothan and Ft. Rucked off US84. FBO 200 hrs./LBI 1700 hrs. Friday night band The Mutt Brothers and Saturday night Brew Eyed Dog. Awards to Best/Worst Hands. Free Camping/RV Parking (small charge for electricty) Limited space. Benefits Alabama 131st Armor Army National Guard Family Readiness ProgramVendors call Pony Soldier 334-718-0608 or email <Ponysoldier@usa.com prior to event. All others call Viper 334-498-3003 or <Vipervnv@usa.com

Nov. 8 Chattanooga, TN. Chili & Leather Lot Party 12pm-5pm. Join us for Hot Chili and hopefully cool weather and wear those leathers! Live Music, Hot Food and more! Call 423-892-4888 or visit <www.thundercreekharley.com

Nov. 8 Cumming, GA. Ride for Will. Register 9am at South Forsyth H.S. on Peachtree Pkwy. $25 bike/10 passengers includes t-shirt to first 125. Ride departs 11am ending in Helen, GA. Lunch available. Benefits Will Davison Memorial Scholarship Fund. Call Cathy Bentley 770-889-7829.

Nov. 9 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 4th Annual "Veterans Ride". In honor of Hospitalized Veterans. Begins at 11:30am, escorted ride departs at 1pm sharp from the Uptown VA Hospital, 1 Freedom Way (off of Wrightsboro Rd.). Call 706-592-1015.

Nov. 9 Cartersville, GA. US Military Vets MC 2nd Annual Shaving Kits for VETs Drive.   Donations/Shaving Kit items taken at Wal-Mart in Cartersville from 11am-3pm.  Group ride departs at 3pm from Wal-Mart and ends at VFW Post 5408, Hwy 41 near Third Army and Cedercrest Roads.  Visit http://www.cvilleusmvmc.us/events.htm.

Nov. 15 Dalton, GA. Rock The Lot! Join us from 12-5pm with live music, warm food and beautiful bikes! Wear your leather’s and let’s Rock the Lot! Food by Outback Steakhouse! Call 706-370-7433 or visit <www.mountaincreekharley.com

Nov 15 Ludowici, GA. Wingmen MC Long County Chapter 2nd Annual Food Drive. Benefits needy families. Call 545-3304.

 
  Dec. 6 Savannah, GA. 18th Annual Savannah Toy Run. Co-sponsored by Wingmen MC and ABATE D-11. Sign-in 9-11am at Armstrong College parking lot on Hwy 204. Moving to Wingmen Clubhouse, 69 Ross Road to drop of toys to the kids from the Magdalene house. Then stay for Free food, drinks, live music, 50/50 and Prizes. Call 912-233-3535 or Super Dave 912- 596-9020 or email sd_wffw@yahoo.com .  

 

 

December
 
 

Dec. 7 Atlanta, GA. Southland’s Full Throttle Magazines 7th Anniversary Party. Save the date.  Location and details to be announced. Call 770-943-4175.

Dec. 7 Augusta, GA. ABATE D-8 9th Annual SEPVA - ABATE Augusta Toy Run. Starts at corner of 6th & Broad Streets. Escorted ride departs 1pm sharp. Call 706-592-1015.

Dec. 13 Acworth, GA. US Military Vets MC 3rd Annual Frosty Bells Toy Run.  Benefits Bartow Children’s Coalition and local families.  Georgia State Patrol escorted ride starts at the VFW Post on Hwy 41 near Cedarcrest and 3rd Army Roads. Sign in 11:00am. Group ride departs 12 noon.  Cost/Fee: 1 unwrapped toy.  Visit http://www.cvilleusmvmc.us/events.htm

Dec. 21 Rome, GA. US Military Vets MC 2nd Annual Rome VFW Toys for Tots Drive.  Benefits US Marines Toys for Tots.  Drive is a ride in from 1-3pm at VFW Post 4911, 2632 Cedartown Hwy SW. Call 706-234-7488.  Cost/Fee: 1 unwrapped toy.  Visit http://www.cvilleusmvmc.us/events.htm

 
     
     
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