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New York biker events, May 16-18

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Dino Petrocelli

This weekend packs a good punchbowl full of biker events…LOL. Take your pick and have a few sips! And don’t forget ABATE’s Freedom Ride to the Capitol in downtown Albany on Monday!

FRIDAY, MAY 16: Skyler Strong Mini-Benefit, 9:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m., George Henry’s, 3735 Main St., Warrensburg, NY; to help the family of Skyler Castro, a nine year old local girl diagnosed with an aggressive for of bone cancer. We will be having 50/50 raffles, basket raffles, along with having "Skyler Strong, Fight Like a Girl" bracelets to benefit the Castro Family. Please join us for a night of fun, and show Skyler your support!

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Impalers MC Party, 1:00 p.m., JP’s Tavern, 109 Syracuse St., Baldwinsville, NY; First annual the best chicken BBQ party. Music raffles 50/50. Possible bike wash depending on the weather.

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Sons of Sam MC Syracuse Spring Party, 1:00-5:00 p.m., OC’s FatBoy BBQ, 317 N. Salina St., Syracuse, NY; $15 donation.

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Highwaymen MC Blessing of the Bikes, 11:00 a.m., Ilion Marina, Ride following blessing, then party at Clubhouse, 3 Bridge St., Ilion, NY; Donation $10, party proceeds benefit First Presbyterian Church.

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Jury MC Wheels Up Party, Noon at The Tank, $15 at gate; Info call 518-747-6726.

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Benefit Bike Raffle and Party, 12:00-5:00 p.m., 61 Lasher Rd., Selkirk, NY; Chinese auction, music, food, all proceeds to benefit Charles Bagley Sr. family; $20; bike raffle $25.

SATURDAY, MAY 17: Skyler Strong Benefit, 10:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Altered Addiction Tattoos, 88 Main St., Hudson Falls, NY; Skyler Castro is a 9 year old who was just recently diagnosed with a rare bone cancer. Her parents Shannon and Ed Castro need your help to raise money because their insurance is not covering all of the medical bills.Please support Skyler and make a donation. Come to Altered Addiction Tattoos to get either a $40 cancer ribbon tattoo or the words "Skyler Strong" for $60. There will be basket raffles. Spread the word around!

SUNDAY, MAY 18: LonelyOnes MC 33rd Annual Motorcycle Blessing, 10:00 a.m., McKinley Mall, Abbott Grove, Blessing starts at 1pm followed by procession to Newton Abbott Fire Hall Grove for party.

SUNDAY, MAY 18: 4th Annual Chris “Hammer” DeTroye Memorial Run, 11:00 a.m., Long Horn Restaurant & Pub, 1379 Lake Ave., Lake Luzerne, NY; This event has been created to celebrate Chris' love of life, family and friends. Run leaves at Noon from the Long Horn, then to Finius T. Flubberbusters. Upon return to the Long Horn, you will be treated to music and a legendary buffet. Families welcome. Motorcycles not necessary. $10/rider or $15/couple, buffet is included. Food only $5/person. All proceeds go to Chris' daughter Leah. Info contact Greta @ 518-415-6598 or gunit998@live.com

SUNDAY, MAY 18: Cayuga County ABATE Food Pantry Run, 11:00 a.m., UNC Club, 113 Cottage, Cayuga, NY; donation canned good.

SUNDAY, MAY 18: Hells Angels Wallkill Run with 81, 12:00-6:00 p.m., Elsie’s Place, 1475 Rte. 208, Wallkill, NY; Kickstands up Noon, party at 1:00 Valley Brook Inn & Cottages, 201 Kingston Ave., Rte. 209, Wurtsboro, NY; Music, food, good times, $20.

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MONDAY, MAY 19: ABATE of NY Freedom Ride to the Capitol, 11:00 a.m., Samson’s Bar & Restaurant, 1736 Rte. 9, Castleton, NY; Info call Prospector 518-239-4560 or Erik 518-701-6939.

If you haven’t already, go out and grab yourself a copy of Hell on Wheels, an Illustrated guide to which includes some great pics of our very own local club members. You can find it in local book stores or online at amazon or Barnes and Noble

**BIKER-FRIENDLY BARS:

Geno’s on the Avenue, 2197 Central Ave., Schenectady, NY

King’s Inn, 6 McDonald Ave, Schenectady, NY; Always a good time!

Rookies, 1526 VanVranken Ave., Schenectady, NY 518-280-4446 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rookies-Sports-Bar-Grill/253406464704737

Sawmill Tavern, 501 South St., Schenectady, NY

Silver Spur Saloon, 4353 Rte. 32, Catskill, NY

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LINK TO MY INTERVIEW:
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Stop in at one of these businesses and grab a copy of the latest issue of New York Rider Magazine:

Sawmill Tavern, 501 South St., Schenectady, NY

Adirondack Harley-Davidson http://www.adkhd.com

Rookie’s Sports Bar, 1526 VanVranken Ave. Schenectady, NY