If the weather holds out, this weekend will be a great time to stop in at one or two of these biker events:
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Spitzie’s Motorcycle Center “Get Rid Of The Winter Blues” Party, 1970 Central Ave., Albany, NY; Come in to Spitzie’s and enjoy free food and music. Come kick the winter blues with us at Spitzie’s Harley-Davidson. All are welcome.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Hells Angels Nomads NY 4th Annual St. Valentine’s Day Massacre Feast, 1:00 p.m., Fusion, 3705 Brewerton Rd., Syracuse, NY; Fun, food, music, prizes, $20 donation; (315) 455-1270.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Hells Angels Wallkill Valentine’s Day Party, 7:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m., Valley Brook Inn and Cottages, 201 Kingston Ave., Wurtsboro, NY; Live music (band TBA), Buffet,50/50 Raffle,support gear for sale,,come enjoy a evening with good friends and your local HA.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Bikers United Winter Heat, 6:00 PM-Midnight, Best Western Carrier Circle, 6555 Old Collamer Rd. South, East Syracuse, NY, (315) 437-2761 for reservations. Bands, Food, Games, Dish Up the Heat. The hotel is blocking off rooms for those that would like special pricing to stay the night. We want everyone to be safe. $79 for a room, this includes a full hot breakfast buffet in the morning.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Benefit for Rick Orman’s son Dillon, 1:00 p.m., Sawmill Tavern, 501 South Ave., Schenectady, NY; Hosted by Don Birch & OTHG. $10pp or $15 per couple. See Rack or an OTHG member if you want to contribute anything.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16: Pre-Daytona Bike Week Bash, 8:00 p.m., The Saloon of East Durham, 2212 State Rte. 145, East Durham, NY; Come on down to the Saloon and get a little "Rowdy" with your friends before bike week! We will have our raffle drawn that night ($5.00 per ticket for a chance to win 2 Round Trip Tickets to Daytona for Bike Week 2013 or $700.00 Cash) winner need not be present! There will be cowgirls, shot girls, bikers and the Whitewater Band not to mention the Hogtown Hilton! 50/50's, drink specials and much more, don't miss out!! There is still room on one of the Hogtown Hilton busses if anyone is interested but seating is limited so contact Willy to reserve your spot 518-495-4788!
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17: Ride for the Mind Information Meeting, 12:00 p.m., CL Events, 200 Broadway Blvd., Suite 302, Troy, NY; Club presidents and or leading members are invited out to this meeting for a full run down on “Ride For The Mind” event. Fliers will be passed out and all questions will be answered. Meet the other clubs involved in the ride, eat some good food and hang out! :) Kids welcome if you need to bring them! I will have stuff for them to do.. just let me know if you are going to bring them!
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17: Freedom Rider Benefit Dinner, 1:00-5:00 p.m., Brennan’s, Earlton, NY; Our member, Gerald Deyo, is suffering from throat and colon cancer. We are asking for a $10 donation for a spaghetti and meatball dinner.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17: American Biker Culture Center Awards Dinner, 1:00-5:00 p.m., Adirondack Seafood Co., 115 River St., Hudson Falls, NY; $10 donation; Award Recipients: Curt Byrnes, Robert Bar Porter, Dave Tumor Combs, Mike Willig.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17: Four Chaplains Award Presented to Ron Lewis, 2:30 p.m., Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, 113 Holland Ave., Albany, NY; The Four Chaplains gave their lives in the sinking of the troopship, Dorchester, on February 3, 1943. The Brotherhood Award honors those residents of the Capital District whose services and devotion in the practice of brotherhood are deserving of recognition.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17: VOP Freedom Radio Spirit of Bikers, 7:30 p.m., Tune in every Sunday night for the latest news and information from the biker world, with your host Hammerin’ Hank!
Humpy’s - Bike Night every Thursday with Guest Bartenders (all year round)! 2197 Central Avenue, Colonie (518) 370-5667. Always a good time!
Rookies, 1526 VanVranken Ave., Schenectady, NY 518-280-4446 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rookies-Sports-Bar-Grill/253406464704737
Silver Spur Saloon, 4353 Rte. 32, Catskill, NY
Stop in at one of these businesses and grab a copy of the latest issue of New York Rider Magazine:
Rookie’s Sports Bar
Satan Cycles www.satancyclesonline.com
Sawmill Tavern www.the-saw-mill.com