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Burnfest

August 1

Albany: Burnfest. Sponsored by Lee County Public Safety. Register 9am at Chehaw Park. FBO 10am. $25 bike/$5 passenger. Dice run with $200 to high score/$100 to lowest score. Door prizes, free food, live auction and live music. All proceeds Georgia Burn Foundation to help children and families recover from burn injuries.

Address: 105 Philema Road Albany, Georgia 0

Contact info:

229- 854-3018


NE GA Auto/Motorcycle Swap Meet

August 1

Commerce: NE GA Auto/Motorcycle Swap Meet at the Atlanta Dragway. A man's swap meet with all kinds of parts and tools spread out on the ground. Buy, Sell, or Trade your parts, accessories, tools, etc. Vendor spaces $20 for all the space you want. Spectator admission is $5. Vendor set up 7am, gates open to the public at 8:30am.

Address: 500 E. Ridgeway Rd. Commerce, Georgia 30529

Contact info:


Firefighter Ride

August 1

Jasper: Firefighter Ride. Register 8:30am at Bethany-Salem Fire Department, departs 10am. $30 rider/$15 passenger includes t-shirt & lunch.

Address: 200 Henderson Mountain Rd Jasper, Georgia 0

Contact info:

678-773-5227

Website

Advanced Rider Skills Class

August 1

Marietta: Ride Like A PRO Atlanta Advanced Rider Skills Class. 9am -1pm. Advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Learn these motor officer techniques to become a more confident and improved rider no matter if you have been riding 30 years or just 3 months. These techniques allow anyone regardless of their size or strength to handle even the biggest, heaviest motorcycle with ease and confidence. Retake the class, as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required.

Address: 3635 Austell Road SW Marietta, Georgia 30008

Contact info:

Scott Ford

scott@ridelikeaproatlanta.com

706-200-6700

Website

Motorhead's Battle of the Bands

August 1

McDonough: Motorhead's Battle of the Bands. $1000 cash prize. Battle begins 6pm. Lark & Pearl, Filthy Rebels, Famous by February, 82MM, and Dirty Rebel Bank set to perform.

Address: 650 Macon Street McDonough, Georgia 0

Contact info:

770-898-0008


Thunder Tower West Friends & Family Day

August 1

Morrow: Thunder Tower West Friends & Family Day. Test rides, moonwalk for kids, free food and music.

Address: 1384 Southlake Parkway Morrow, Georgia 0

Contact info:

770-960-6000

Website

Thunder Tower West Friends & Family Day

August 1

Morrow: Thunder Tower West Friends & Family Day. Test rides, moonwalk for kids, free food and music.

Address: 1384 Southlake Parkway. Morrow, Georgia 30260

Contact info:

770-960-6000

Website

Black Roses RC Canton Chapter 4 Year Anniversary Party

August 1

Woodstock: Black Roses RC Canton Chapter 4 Year Anniversary Party. Starts 12 noon. Raffles, prizes, BBQ, Bikini Bike Wash, Band, free pool and darts. Must be 21or older.

Address: 111 Hause Dr. Woodstock, Georgia 0

Contact info:

Fog

678-956-2976


Motorheads Sunday Bike Day

August 2

McDonough: Motorheads Sunday Bike Day with Full Throttle. We're kicking it up a notch! Come on out starting Aug 2nd to Bike Day at Motorheads. Now hosted by FT's Ashley Austin! Sponsored by Thunder Tower West. Live music, Giveaways, prizes, $1 drafts and 50 cent wings.

Address: 650 Macon Street McDonough, Georgia 0

Contact info:

770-898-0008


Southern Biker Gear Bike Night/Charity Night

August 2

Richmond Hill: Southern Biker Gear Bike Night/Charity Night. First Sunday of every month (April - October) 5pm - 8pm. Join us for food, games, raffles, music, and much more!

Address: 4158 US Hwy. 17 Richmond Hill, Georgia 0

Contact info:

ray@southernbikergear.com


The Ton Vintage Motorcycle Night

August 4

Griffin: The Ton Vintage Motorcycle Night. Scream'n Vultures & Safehouse Coffee Roasters. 1st Tuesday of EVERY MONTH through September. 6:30pm - 9pm. p.m. Beat the heat with some cool bikes and good times.

Address: 109 S. Hill St. Griffin, Georgia 30223

Contact info:

678-603-1462


Bike Night at the Legion

August 6

Buford: Bike Night at American Legion Post 127. Join us EVERY Thursday night to support your local American Legion & Veterans! 50/50 Raffles, Free Stuff, Awesome Food!

Address: 2640 Sawnee Ave. Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

770-932-2386


Throttle Up Thursdays Bike Night Kick-off

August 6

Marietta: Throttle Up Thursdays Bike Night Kick-off. Join Full Throttle Magazine at Mulligan's Food & Spirits every Thursday starting in August. Music each week by Duo Ride, great drinks, giveaways, games.

Address: 698 Roswell St. Marietta, Georgia 30060

Contact info:

770-499-1137


ProRiderAtlanta

August 8

Buford: ProRiderAtlanta. 9am - 5pm. Police motorcycle skills for civilians, slow cones, and crash avoidance. $145 gets certificate of completion that will give you 10% with most insurance companies. Come back and practice as many times as you like for free for one year.

Address: 1525 Broadmoor Blvd Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

678-549-1359

Website

Damion's Ride

August 8

Hiram: Damion's Ride. Benefits child who may need liver transplant in future. Register 10:30am at Hiram Station. Ends at VFW Post 5408 Acworth. Departs 12 noon/LBI 3:30pm. $20 rider/$15 passenger.

Contact info:

Ann Loftis

404-374-6125


Advanced Rider Skills Class

August 8

Stone Mountain: Ride Like A PRO Atlanta Advanced Rider Skills Class. 9am -1pm. Advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Learn these motor officer techniques to become a more confident and improved rider no matter if you have been riding 30 years or just 3 months. These techniques allow anyone regardless of their size or strength to handle even the biggest, heaviest motorcycle with ease and confidence. Retake the class, as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required.

Address: 1475 East Park Place. Stone Mountain, Georgia 30087

Contact info:

Scott Ford

scott@ridelikeaproatlanta.com

706-200-6700

Website

Demo Days at Killer Creek

August 9

Roswell: Demo Day at Killer Creek. 12:30pm - 4:30pm. Test ride the new 2015 HD lineup. Valid motorcycle license and gear required.

Address: 11480 Alpharetta Hwy Roswell, Georgia 30076

Contact info:

Ari Bromley

abromley@killercreekharley.com

770-777-1000

Website

USMV/MC Open House

August 12

Warner Robins: U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club Open House. 2nd Wednesday of Every Month. 7pm - 11pm. No Cover Charge! Food, Drinks, Music, & Dart Tournament!

Address: 201 Wyler Ave Warner Robins, Georgia 31093

Contact info:


Bike Night at the Legion

August 13

Buford: Bike Night at American Legion Post 127. Join us EVERY Thursday night to support your local American Legion & Veterans! 50/50 Raffles, Free Stuff, Awesome Food!

Address: 2640 Sawnee Ave. Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

770-932-2386


Kustom Kulture Art Show

August 13

Buford: Kustom Kulture Art Show at the Garage 71 Studios. 6pm - 10pm.

Address: 504 W. Main St. Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

678-765-7819

Website

Harley-Davidson of Atlanta Customer Appreciation Bike Night

August 13

Lithia Springs: Harley-Davidson of Atlanta Customer Appreciation Bike Night. Sponsored by Lawbike.com. From 6 - 9pm. Live music, cookout & free beer.

Address: 501 Thornton Rd. Lithia Springs, Georgia 30122

Contact info:

Rene

770-944-1340

Website

Destination Helen

August 14 - 16

Helen: Destination Helen 5th Annual Motorcycle Rally. Located at Chattahoochee Biker Gear's huge new location. Free admission. Thurs Kick off Party, Fri Block Party, Sat Ride in Bike Show, Sat Night Block Party, Escorted Mountain Rides and more.

Address: 8016 South Main Street Helen, Georgia 0

Contact info:

706-878-8520 or 770-943-4175

Website

Friday Night Luau and Blackjack Run

August 14

Newnan: Friday Night Luau and Blackjack Run. Hosted by Bomber Girls LRC, Senoia Chapter. Prizes for Best Hand, Worst Hand, Tackiest Hawaiian Shirt, Most Creative Grass Skirt, Best Male Model in a Coconut Bra, and more! $10 per hand. Sign in 7:30 - 8:30pm at IMOG Jewelry and Pawn. Stops at Twilight Bar and Grill then ends at Coweta Veterans Club for Luau party with BBQ for purchase and more!

Address: 1840 Hwy 154 Newnan, Georgia 30263

Contact info:


USMV/MC Annual Party

August 15

Atlanta: US Military Vets M/C Atlanta's Annual Party. 2pm until ? Raffles & drawing for a Rossi Ranch Hand 44 Mag. For reservations call 770-387-9577 $45 special rate, mention USMVMC. Newly renovated w/pool. Foos McCoy, DJ, food & venders. Everyone welcome.

Contact info:

Frog

770-941-2209


Ride for the Fallen

August 15

Buford: Ride for the Fallen. A police escorted ride through North GA with a scenic route around Lake Lanier. This ride supports families of police officers slain in the line of duty. Live music, food, beverages, vendors, sales, & raffles! Make it a day with us at Frazier's HD.

Address: 4699 Friendship Road. Buford, Georgia 0

Contact info:

Norwood Davis

ndavis@bkgaxvi.com


Bike Night at Mountain Creek

August 15

Dalton: Bike Night at Mountain Creek HD.

Address: 1001 Market St. Suite 37 Dalton, Georgia 0

Contact info:

888-397-8050


17th Annual 41 for Freedom Poker Run

August 15

Kingsland: 17th Annual 41 for Freedom Poker Run. Hosted by Armed Forces of America MC. Benefits Navy Marine Corps Relief Society. Register 3pm - 4pm, Bancroft Memorial (Stimson Gate). $15 rider/$5 extra hands. Free t-shirt to 1st 75 to register.

Contact info:

Pat

912-674-2987


Harley-Davidson of Atlanta's 51st Anniversary Party

August 15

Lithia Springs: Harley-Davidson of Atlanta 51st Anniversary Party. From 11am to 6pm with Vendors, Beer Garden, Food Trucks, All day fun for the whole family. Live music starts at 1pm. Legendary Georgia Band Mothers Finest to perform. Two performances by the Cherry Bombs.

Address: 501 Thornton Rd. Lithia Springs, Georgia 30122

Contact info:

Rene

770-944-1340

Website

Advanced Rider Skills Class

August 15

Marietta: Ride Like A PRO Atlanta Advanced Rider Skills Class. 9am -1pm. Advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Learn these motor officer techniques to become a more confident and improved rider no matter if you have been riding 30 years or just 3 months. These techniques allow anyone regardless of their size or strength to handle even the biggest, heaviest motorcycle with ease and confidence. Retake the class, as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required.

Address: 3635 Austell Road SW Marietta, Georgia 30008

Contact info:

Scott Ford

scott@ridelikeaproatlanta.com

706-200-6700

Website

Fragile Kids Ride

August 15

Newnan: Fragile Kids Ride for the KIDS. Benefits Fragile Kids Foundation. Sponsored by Crossroads F.A.I.T.H. Riders & Great South H-D. Register 9am at Great South H-D, $25 Rider/$10 Passenger w/lunch provided. Departs 10:30am.

Address: 185 East Hwy 16 Newnan, Georgia 30263

Contact info:

Ron LaSocha, Crossroads F.A.I.T.H. Riders

678-357-6855

Website

Bike Night at the Legion

August 20

Buford: Bike Night at American Legion Post 127. Join us EVERY Thursday night to support your local American Legion & Veterans! 50/50 Raffles, Free Stuff, Awesome Food!

Address: 2640 Sawnee Ave. Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

770-932-2386


Hot Rods & Harleys

August 20

Columbus: Hot Rods & Harleys Thursday Night Cruise-In. Chattahoochee HD. 6pm - 8pm. 3rd Thursday of every month! Come see all the cars and bikes! FREE Admission! BBQ available for purchase.

Address: 3230 Williams Rd. Columbus, Georgia 0

Contact info:

706-324-4294

Website

11th Annual Ride for the Unborn

August 22

Athens: 11th Annual Ride for the Unborn. Benefits Athens Pregnancy Center. Register 9:30am, Cycle World of Athens. $25 rider/$10 passenger. KSU 10:30am. Lunch by Chick-fil-a.

Address: 4225 Atlanta Hwy. Bogart, Georgia 0

Contact info:

678-753-3180

Website

ProRiderAtlanta

August 22

Buford: ProRiderAtlanta. 9am - 5pm. Police motorcycle skills for civilians, slow cones, and crash avoidance. $145 gets certificate of completion that will give you 10% with most insurance companies. Come back and practice as many times as you like for free for one year.

Address: 1525 Broadmoor Blvd Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

678-549-1359

Website

Rockabilly Rumble

August 22

Cartersville: Rockabilly Rumble at Southern Devil HD. 12 noon - 5pm. Check website below for more details!

Address: 2281 Hwy 411 NE. Cartersville, Georgia 30121

Contact info:

678-721-0203

Website

Thunder in the Mountains

August 22

Gainesville: Thunder in the Mountains. Supports the Georgia Sheriff's Youth Homes. Starts/ends at Laurel Park. Pre-register by 8/10/15; $25 bike/$5 passenger or day of ride 11am. Ride departs 11:30am.

Address: 3100 Old Cleveland Rd. Gainesville, Georgia 0

Contact info:

Deputy Chad Mann or Tamara Smith

770-531-6900

Website

Jeff Goen Memorial Ride for Guides

August 22

Marietta: Jeff Goen Memorial Ride for Guides & Car/Truck/Bike Show. Poker Run starts at Sixes Tavern, 650 Henderson Dr., Cartersville. Registration 8:30 Breakfast Available, KSU 9:30 at Ending at Union Hall. Live Music, Raffles, 50/50, BBQ, Door Prizes.

Address: 1032 S. Marietta Pkwy Marietta, Georgia 0

Contact info:

770-428-3385


Great South Cruise In

August 22

Newnan: Great South Cruise In. Great South HD. Car, Truck, & Bike Show! For more details, check the website below.

Address: 185 E. Hwy 16. Newnan, Georgia 30263

Contact info:

678-228-8213

Website

Advanced Rider Skills Class

August 22

Stone Mountain: Ride Like A PRO Atlanta Advanced Rider Skills Class. 9am -1pm. Advanced motorcycle skills course based on police motor officer training. Learn these motor officer techniques to become a more confident and improved rider no matter if you have been riding 30 years or just 3 months. These techniques allow anyone regardless of their size or strength to handle even the biggest, heaviest motorcycle with ease and confidence. Retake the class, as much as you like, free for 1 year. $150, $50 deposit required.

Address: 1475 East Park Place. Stone Mountain, Georgia 30087

Contact info:

Scott Ford

scott@ridelikeaproatlanta.com

706-200-6700

Website

Blue Iron LEMC 4th Annual Boots Ride for Courage

August 22

Woodstock: Blue Iron Law Enforcement MC 4th Annual Boots Ride for Courage. Register 9:30am at Kotic Kustoms, departs 11am. $25 bike/ $10 passenger includes food. Raffles and music at end of the ride. Benefits Nikki, four year old with medical expenses.

Address: 6406 Bells Ferry Rd. Woodstock, Georgia 0

Contact info:


Bike Night Concert Series at the Hard Rock Cafe

August 27

Atlanta: Bike Night Concert Series at the Hard Rock Cafe. Join us for food, fun, & more! 7pm - 11pm.

Address: 215 Peachtree St. NE. Atlanta, Georgia 0

Contact info:

404-688-7625

Website

Bike Night at the Legion

August 27

Buford: Bike Night at American Legion Post 127. Join us EVERY Thursday night to support your local American Legion & Veterans! 50/50 Raffles, Free Stuff, Awesome Food!

Address: 2640 Sawnee Ave. Buford, Georgia 30518

Contact info:

770-932-2386


Gasoline & Brass Knuckles Punk Show

August 29

Buford: Gasoline & Brass Knuckles Punk Show at the Garage 71 Studios. 8pm - 2am

Address: 504 W. Main St. Buford, Georgia 0

Contact info:

678-765-7819

Website

Poker Run and Benefit for The Patticake House

August 29

Tifton: Poker Run and Benefit for The Patticake House. 9am - 4pm. Crossroads Chopper, US Hwy 82. Poker Run $10/hand, half to winner & half to charity. Raffles & auction. Benefit starts 1pm.

Address: US 82 Tifton, Georgia 0

Contact info:


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