Pennsylvania is one of the bigger biker states in the US. Number 4 in motorcycle registrations to be exact. So to all of you in PA or surrounding areas come on out and ride. Support a variety of local charities and have a good time on your bike! Let’s hope this hot weather continues. I will be heading to Washington DC on Friday for Rolling Thunder’s Ride To The Wall with Roz and Carmella from New York Rider Magazine. If you are in DC this weekend come by and say hi!

May 30, 2010 Trexlertown, Pennsylvania
12th Annual Old Time Swapmeet, Poker Run and Bike Show
Held at Trexlertown Fire Company, 7723 Hamilton Boulevard. Swap Meet gates open at 9:00 am. Vendor fees are $15.00 in advance or $20.00 at the door if selling used parts. All other vendors pay $20.00 in advance and $25.00 at the door. General admission is $5.00. The poker run registration is from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.The ride fee is $5.00 per person. Awards will be given for the top three hands for riders and passengers. Bike show registration is from 10:00 am to 11:00 am. Entry fee is $5.00. there will also be food and entertainment. (610) 767-6893, http://www.lvabate.org.

June 4 – 6, 2010 Milton, Pennsylvania
1st Bon USA Party
Sponsored by Steel Steeds Motorcycle Campground
Held at Steel Steeds Motorcycle Campground, 1095 State Highway 405 in Milton. Gates open at 12:00 pm on Friday. The event includes a treasure hunt, a bike show and bike games. The motorcycle show will have 6 classes. For more information call (570) 524-9433 http://www.SteelSteedsCamp.com.

June 5, 2010 Erie, PA
5th Annual Emily’s Ride
Registration is from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Harley Davidson of Erie, 4575 West Ridge rd in Erie. The fee is $10.00 for the rider and $15.00 for the rider and a passenger. The ride runs about 100 miles through scenic Erie County, rain or shine. The motorcycle ride ends with live entertainment. For more information call (814) 449-3007 http://www.emilysride.com.

June 5, 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Lisa’s Angels
Sponsored by Three Rivers Harley Davidson
The motorcycle ride starts at 11:00 am at Three Rivers Harley-Davidson. For more information call 412-580-9882.

June 6, 2010 Broad Top, Pennsylvania
Gamble For A Cure
Sponsored by Melius Marchers, Broad Top Community Center
The poker run starts at Broad Top Community Center. The pre-registration fee is $15.00 for the rider, and $10.00 for a passenger. The fee for the day of the event is $20.00 for the rider and $10.00 for a passenger Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The ride starts at 11:30 am. The ride will go to the Flight 93 Crash Site. $100.00 will be given for high hand, $50.00 for low hand. The ride ends with door prizes, raffles & 50/50 drawing and a meal. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society & the Broad Top Community Center. For more information call (814) 635-2159

June 4 – 13, 2010 Northumberland, PA
PA Rally on the River
Sponsored by Splash Magic Campground
The rally will be held at Splash Magic Campground and RV Resort in Northumberland. Gates open at 8:00 am. The event includes bike games, loud pipes contest, burnout contest, guided rides, music, vendors, entertainment, contests, camping and more. The bike games will include hot dog bite off, water balloon toss, ball roll, pick up your balls, slow ride, Maxwell house, wet n wild, and tire toss. Prizes will be awarded for contest winners. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend. (800) 243-1056, http://www.parallyontheriver.com

June 6, 2010 Danville, Pennsylvania
Motorcycle Miracle Tour – 25th Year!
The 75 mile ride begins at Geisinger Medical Center campus in Danville. The ride will leave between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. The ride ends with live music, bike games, entertainment, food, vendors, raffles, and more. For more information call (570) 271-6188 http://www.geisinger.org/cmn/calendar/forms/mmt-reg.pdf

June 6, 2010 Greencastle, Pennsylvania
Operation God Bless America XX
The ride starts at Travel Center Truck Stop on John Wayne Drive, I-81 and Rt. 16 in Greencastle. Registration is form 9:30 am to 11:30 am and the ride leaves at 12:00 pm. The ride fee is $15.00 per person. The first 2500 to register will receive a ride pin. The motorcycle ride will go to Martinsburg, WV where the riders will meet with veterans for a picnic. The ride will be held rain or shine. The ride will go through some states where helmets are required. (717) 328-9238

June 12, 2010 Boyertown, PA
Cruizin for the Kids Poker Run
Sponsored by Star Touring & Riding Valley Forg Chapter 326
This event starts at Martin MotorSports, 1037 Unger Lane. Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The fee is $25.00 for the rider and $5.00 for a passenger. The ride will be a scenic marked 75 mile ride thru southern Chester County. There will be cash prizes for best hand $300.00, second $150.00, and third $50.00. There will also be door prizes and 50/50. Proceeds go to Fred’s Footsteps, a local charity financially assisting local families with terminally and chronically ill children. For more information call (484) 995-9020 http://www.vfstars.com.

June 12, 2010 Bath, Pennsylvania
2 Wheels 4 Meals
Sponsored by Lehigh County Conference of Churches
The ride starts at Keystone Park, Green Street and Route 329 in Bath. Registration opens at 9:00 am. The ride starts at 11:00 am. The ride is 55 miles with two rest stops. The ride ends with music and door prizes. Proceeds will benefit emergency feeding programs in the Lehigh Valley. For more information call (610) 762-7210

June 12, 2010 Bedford, Pennsylvania
Rob’s Run
Sponsored by Fort Bedford CB Club
The ride starts at the Fort Bedford CB Club. Registration is from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. The ride starts at 12:00 pm. The fee is $15.00 for the rider and $10.00 for a passenger. Bring a new unwrapped toy to be entered into a special drawing. The ride ends with 50/50, prizes, games, pig roast, food, live music and DJ. All bikes are welcome. All proceeds benefit Bedford County Christmas for Kids. For more information call (814) 623-2303 http://www.myspace.com/fortbedfordcbclub

June 12, 2010 Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Annual Friends & Family of Damon Bryan Wish Ride
The ride starts at the Shippensburg 1st Assembly of God Church, 420 Baltimore Road in Shippensburg. Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The escorted ride begins at 11:15 am. The ride ends with food. Proceeds from the motorcycle ride benefit the Make A Wish foundation. (717) 532-5150, or go to http://www.shipwishride.org

June 12, 2010 Pottsville, Pennsylvania
2nd Annual Good Intent Fire Company Bike Show
Sponsored by Good Intent Fire Company
The event will take place at 7 North Second Street in Pottsville.The bike show entry fee is $5.00 per bike. Plaques will be given for the best three bikes judged by people’s choice. Awards will also be given for greatest distance traveled and best flames. Vendor space is available. Vendor fee is a donation of an item to the parts and accessories raffle. There will also be a raffle of a 2010 Harley Davidson Street Bob. (570) 527-7053

June 12, 2010 Malvern, Pennsylvania
The Vanguard School Learning for Life Motorcycle Ride
Registration will be held from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at The Vanguard School, 1777 N. Valley Road in Malvern. The ride will leave at 11
:00 am. The fee is $20.00 for the rider if paid by June 1st or $25.00 for the rider on the day of the ride. The fee for a passenger is $35.00 by June 1st or $45.00 on the day of the ride. The ride ends with raffles, 50/50, food, and more. For more information call (610) 296-6700 http://www.vanguardschool-pa.org

June 13, 2010 Martinsburg, Pennsylvania
4th Annual NESL Relay for Life Dice Run
The dice run starts at Martinsburg Memorial Park. Registration is from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. The fee is $20.00 for the rider and $15.00 for a passenger. Cash prize for high roller and low roller. Ride ends with door prizes, 50/50, and meal. Tshirts for the first 150 riders registered. For more information call (814) 766-3749 or (814) 224-4992

June 13, 2010 Tremont, Pennsylvania
8th Annual Ride for Autism
The ride starts at 106 West Main Street in Tremont. Registration starts at 8:00 am and the ride starts at 11:00 am. The fee is $20.00 for each person and includes meal and Autism Awareness pin. The ride ends with a pig roast and music. Pre-register by April 19th and get a free t-shirt. The ride benefits St. Joseph Center for Special Learning. (570) 695-3824

June 13, 2010 Pottstown, Pennsylvania
2nd Annual Kidney Motorcycle run and Family Fun Day
Sponsored by Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and Renal Care Center
The ride starts at upper parking lot of Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, 1600 E. High Street in Pottstown. Registration will be held from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. The ride starts at 11:00 am. The ride fee is $20.00 for the rider and $15.00 for a passenger. The fee includes food, door prize ticket and T-shirt The ride ends in Oaks with food, music and door prizes. The ride will benefit The National Kidney Foundation. All proceeds to benefit Renal Disease (610) 948-7411.

June 13, 2010 Centre Hall, Pennsylvania
Rides and Rods 2010
Sponsored by America’s Guardians MC and American Legion Post 779
The ride starts at American Legion post 779, 2928 Penn’s Valley Pike in Centre Hall. Registration is from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. The event also includes bike show (trophies and plaques awarded), live music, food drinks, prizes, vendors and more. All proceeds benefiting the Fisher House.

June 18 – 19, 2010 Gettysburg, PA
Mid-Atlantic Women’s Motorcycle Rally
Sponsored by Battlefield Harley-Davidson, and Days Inn-Gettysburg
Registration will be held in the Hospitality Room at the Days Inn-Gettysburg on Thursday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The event will include a dinner ride, vendors, a winery ride, tour rides, ride-in bike show, bike games, ladies’ parade of chrome, food, and more. Trophies will be awarded in various classes at the bike show. (410) 468-3388, http://www.mawmr.org

June 18 – 20, 2010 Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
Triumph Come Home Rally & Swap Meet
Click here for more information. Website opens in new window. Sponsored by Capitol Area Triumph, Baxter Cycles, Randy’s Cycles, Map Cycle, Klempf’s Parts, British Only, Don Hutchinson Cycle, Walridge Motors, Deer Park Cycles, and Keeler’s Auto Body
The event will be held at White Rose M/C Club Grounds, 5252 Hillclimb Road in Spring Grove. Gates open at 8:00 am. All motorcycles are welcome. The event includes a swap meet, 2 bike shows, an organized ride, motorcycle games, demo rides, workshops and more. Entry fee is $45.00 if pre-registered or $65.00 at the gate. The fee includes camping. Day passes are $5.00 per person. (804) 749-3118, http://www.TriumphComeHome.com

June 19, 2010 Montgomery, Pennsylvania
ALR Adopt a Child Poker Run
Sponsored by American Legion Riders post 251
The ride starts at American Legion Post 251, 185 Broad Street in Montgomery. Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The fee is $10.00 for each person. The ride ends with 50/50 raffles food & music. The entertainment at the end of the ride will be $5.00. The ride will benefit the Adopt a Child Program. http://www.legionriders251.org

June 19, 2010 Mt. Bethel, Pennsylvania
2nd Katelynn Stinnett National Child Abuse Awareness Memorial Ride
The ride starts at Apple Blossom Village, 690 Allegheny Road in Mt. Bethel. Pre-registration ends June 11, 2010. Registration the day of the event is from 10:00 am to 11:30 am and the ride leaves at 11:45 am. The fee is $15.00 for each person, passengers under 12 ride free.

June 26, 2010 Skippack, Pennsylvania
1st Annual Skippack Bike Show
Sponsored by Skippack Merchants Assoc. and Blue Comet Motorcycle Club
The bike show will be held at Skippack Village at the corner of Route 73 and Route 113. The bike show starts at 1:00 pm. Bike show entry is $10.00 per bike. Bikes are judged by peoples choice. Winners will receive prizes. For more information call (610) 489-1240 http://bluecometmc.com

June 26, 2010 Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
Ride to Occ
The ride starts at Wal-Mart on Route 61 in Saint Clair. Registration is at 8:00 am and the motorcycle ride leaves at 9:00 am. The 160 mile ride will go to NewBurgh, NY and back. (570) 233-8033

June 26, 2010 Reading, Pennsylvania
Strip Poker Run
Sponsored by Outsiders M/C
The poker run will start at Spring Mountain Restaurant/Captains Cove. The ride begins at 3:00 pm. The ride fee is $20.00 and includes a t-shirt. $500 will be awarded for best hand. Proceeds to benefit breast cancer research. All bikes are welcome.

June 26, 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Ride for Dyslexia
Sponsored by Hiram’s Riders Motorcycle Club of the Valley of Pittsburgh
The ride departs at 11:00 am from the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center in Pittsburgh. The fee is $20.00 for the rider or $35.00 for the rider and a passenger. All bikes are welcome. The ride is a benefit for the treatment of children with Dyslexia. For more information call (412) 683-0359 http://www.valleyofpittsburgh.org

June 26, 2010 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Amy’s Ride for CF
Registration starts at 11:00 am at Battlefield Harley-Davidson, 21 Cavalry Field Road in Gettysburg. The ride will leave at 12:00 pm and will go through the country side of Adams Co. The ride ends with a pig roast and live music. For more information call (717) 632-5392, http://Amysrideforcf.org

June 26, 2010 Erie, Pennsylvania
Michael D Crotty Emergency Services Ride
Sponsored by Lawrence Park Fire Department
The ride starts at Lawrence Park Fire Department, 4102 Main St in Erie. Registration starts at 9:00 am and the ride starts at 12:00 pm. The fee is $15.00 for the rider and $10.00 for a passenger. The ride features stops held by various fire departments in Erie County. For more information call (814) 899-4988 http://michaeldcrotty.com

June 27, 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
3rd Annual Ride for Multiple Sclerosis Poker Run
Sponsored by VFW Brentwood Post 1810 Motorcycle Group Post Riders
The ride starts at Brentwood VFW Post 1810, 3801 Clair
ton Boulevard in Pittsburgh. Registration is from 8:30 am to 9:35 am. The ride will start at 10:00 am. The fee is $25.00 for the rider and $15.00 for a passenger. All proceeds help local people with MS receiving services through the Multiple Sclerosis Service Society The ride ends with prizes, entertainment, 50/50 and Chinese Auction (412) 539-1090, http://www.mspittsburgh.org

June 27, 2010 Hallstead, Pennsylvania
3rd Annual 109th Memorial Motorcycle Ride
Click here to view Sponsored by Post 357 American Legion Riders The ride starts at the American Legion Post 357 in Hallstead. Registration is from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm. The ride will last 2 hours and go about 75 miles in Pennsylvania and parts of New York. There will be several stops including one at the 109 Armory Fallen Heroes Memorial near New Milford. The ride fee is $20.00 for the rider and $10.00 for a passenger. The fee includes a chicken barbeque dinner. (607) 759-6398

July 10, 2010 Kutztown, Pennsylvania
Ride for Caleb Poker Run & Charity Event
The ride starts at Kutztown Rod & Gun Club, 490 Gun Club Road in Kutztown. Registration begins at 10:00 am $100.00 will be awarded for the high hand. There will also be a hot bike contest with trophies, silent auctions, raffles, food, music, contests and more. All proceeds donated go to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome in memory of Caleb Jonathan Warke. For more information call (610) 683-6489

July 11, 2010 Altoona, Pennsylvania
Bikers for Barkers
The dice run starts at the Jaffa Shrine, Broad Avenue and 22nd Street in Altoona. Registration is from 9:00am to 10:45 am. The fee is $20.00 for each person. The 100 mile ride goes through central Pennsylvania. All riders will receive a t-shirt. The ride ends with entertainment and dinner. The ride will benefit the homeless animals at our shelter.

July 24, 2010 Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Annual North Meets South
The ride will start at Dunkin Donuts, 1618 Mountain Road in Hamburg. The ride leaves at 9:30 am. The 81 mile ride will end in Port Deposit, Maryland with live music.

July 24, 2010 Renfrew, Pennsylvania
Woof & Whisker Poker Run
Sponsored by Butler County Humane Society, Butler Chapter of A.B.A.T.E.
The starting point for this event will be the Butler County Humane Society, 1015 Evans City Rd in Renfrew. The first bike will leave at 10:00 am and the last bike will leave by 11:30 am. The route will take you through the beautiful rolling hills of western Pennsylvania. A picnic meal is included at the last stop in North Washington. There will be motorcycle games at the end of the ride. Each bike will receive a free t-shirt. There will also be numerous gifts and prizes given out to lucky participants. Proceeds from this event benefit the Butler County Humane Society. For more information call (724) 789-1150 http://butlercountyhs.org

July 17, 2010 Bradford, Pennsylvania
Kids and Cancer Benefit
Registration and start at Zippo Factory at 397 Congress Street in Bradford. Registration from 9:00 am to 11:45 am. The ride will go 120 miles through PA and New York. Registration fee is $10.00 for each person. An event pin is given to first 700 registrants. The ride ends with awards, door prizes and a raffle for a 2010 Harley Davidson Fat Bob. http://www.kidsandcancerbenefitrun.com

July 24, 2010 Montgomery, Pennsylvania
ALR Ride for the Vets
Sponsored by American Legion Riders post 251
The ride starts at American Legion Post 251, 185 Broad street in Montgomery. Registration is from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The fee is $10.00 for each person. The ride ends with 50/50 raffles, food and music. For more information go to http://www.legionriders251.org

July 25, 2010 Alum Bank, Pennsylvania
Bedford County Camp Cadet Motorcycle Ride
The ride will begin at Alum Bank Volunteer Fire Department. Registration will be held from 10:00 am to 11:30 am. The ride will start at 12:00 pm. All proceeds from the ride go directly towards Camp Cadet to provide a week-long camp for the youth in Bedford County. The ride ends with vendor displays, a pig roast, bike games, and award presentations. (814) 285-3050, http://www.campcadetbedfordco.org/motorcyle.htm