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Rides and Benefits - Toasters Tap

For anyone not aware, Toaster's Tap is closing on April 30th permanently.   If you have an event scheduled to go thru that bar then please find another location to host that stop for you. 

Added by Alex G on April 25, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Larry the Flag Man Coming to Metamora - Need Volunteers

Volunteers Needed to Honor Local Hero

Larry “The Flagman” Eckhardt will arrive in Metamora at 11:00am on Saturday, Dec. 29th at the Metamora Village Square, and is needing volunteers to help put up over 2400 flags throughout the Village to honor local Iraq War Veteran and Hero Sgt.Tyler W. Ziegel. Volunteers will also be needed on Monday, Dec. 31st after funeral services to take down the flags. For any questions,…


Added by BikerBob on December 28, 2012 at 11:29am — No Comments

Toys For Tots Parade 2012

Link to "Road Storyer" (a WordPress blog)

Added by Fiddler on December 4, 2012 at 11:14am — No Comments


Any updates on Stormy's back surgery and if it helped?

Added by Dan "Doc" Beelman on October 20, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

Triumph recalls more than 10,000 Street Triple, Daytona motorcycles

Triumph recalls more than 10,000 Street Triple, Daytona motorcycles Publish Date: Sep 24, 2012

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Triumph Motorcycles America Ltd. is recalling certain model-year 2006-09 Street Triple, Street Triple R and Daytona 675 motorcycles to fix a problem with the regulator/rectifier, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration announced.

The number of vehicles affected in Recall No. 12V445000 is 10,366.

"The regulator/rectifier can overheat and…


Added by BikerBob on September 27, 2012 at 8:46am — No Comments

Epic Rides Kick Off Harley's 110th Anniversary

Epic Rides Kick Off Harley's 110th Anniversary

Courtesy of Harley-Davidson

Friday, August 03, 2012

Let the celebration begin! Harley-Davidson is kicking off the celebration of its 110th Anniversary with two epic rides starting today, one in the East and one in the West. Two groups of Harley-Davidson motorcycle riders set off today to explore opposite corners of the globe, tracing routes across the American West and the Tibetan Plateau of China. These adventures kick off a…


Added by BikerBob on August 4, 2012 at 8:45pm — No Comments

New dealer principal is youngest female owner in U.S.

New dealer principal is youngest female owner in U.S.

Publish Date: Jul 20, 2012

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A woman who grew up in the family Harley-Davidson business has just become the youngest female dealer in the Motor Co.’s American network.

Dia Matteson is the new president and director of Motorcycle Times Inc., which owns and operates the Harley-Davidson dealerships in Anchorage, Soldotna and Wasilla. At 25 years old, she is now Harley’s youngest female dealer.



Added by BikerBob on August 3, 2012 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Motorcycle Etiquette: How Not To Wave Like A Dork! - Time Rider

Motorcycle Etiquette: How Not To Wave Like A Dork!

If you drive a motorcycle, you know about “The Wave”. “The Wave” is your rolling connection to the biker brother & sisterhood, but is there a special secret to this wave? When you started riding did you seek out a wave master and perhaps copy theirs, or did you develop one of your own? Have you ever wondered if you’re wave appropriate? Do you wonder if the wave you’re flashing is…


Added by BikerBob on August 1, 2012 at 8:36am — 1 Comment

Terry and Jen celebrate his new bike

Added by Alex G on July 26, 2012 at 11:12am — No Comments

September Alaska ABATE Newsletter

Putting out a Sept newsletter.  Would appreciate input from those of you "Outside" as we say in Alaska.  What events do you want us to know of?  What are you working on?  What are your concerns?  What would you teell us about?

Thanks.   Keep the rubber on the road.



Added by bobbe on June 26, 2012 at 2:43pm — No Comments

9th Annual Main Street Fight Against MS!

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast in the morning/ MS Benefit Ride Sign-in from 10am-12pm $10/rider(includes meal ticket) Last Bike in at 5pm   Auction will follow and the band Damm Strate will rock out the rest of the night. Starts and Finishes at the Dunlap American Legion. Come help fight this fight! Hope to see you there on April 28th 2012!

Added by Chad "Cooter" Gillam on April 28, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Peoria's Budweiser Grand Nationals Weekend

Peoria's Budweiser Grand Nationals Weekend will have Molly Hatchet, Blackfoot, Black Oak Arkansas on the main stage. The event this year is on August 11th

Added by BikerBob on April 24, 2012 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Magazine Is Back!!!

Thank you everybody for your patience while I took a break with the printing of TheBikerSpot Magazine. I am very happy to announce that it will be back starting with the May 2012 issue. A few changes were made to the magazine. The biggest change is that TheBikerSpot Magazine will now be a monthly publication instead of bi-monthly. This will help to make the events and pictures more relevant through the month.

Another change will be to the monthly calendar. Every month we will be…


Added by BikerBob on April 2, 2012 at 12:14pm — 2 Comments

Taking A Break From Printing the Magazine

(Originally Posted on Home Page February 17, 2012)

Taking a break from printing the magazine won't be easy, but I found it necessary to sit back and take a look at the entire project. I announce today that TheBikerSpot Magazine will not be printed for the foreseeable future. It's not just one factor that got me to this decision, but a well thought out plan to make some changes in my life.

First of all, this website will…


Added by TheBikerSpot on February 29, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

Leather & Lace Ball and Valentine Run

TheBikerSpot Magazine is presenting another event this winter by introducing the first Leather & Lace Ball and Valentine Run. For all of you looking for something kick ass to do on Valentine's Day Weekend 2012. The event will be held at Barbie's bar in Metamora, Illinois on Saturday February 11 starting at 7:00 p.m.

There will be food, entertainment, and prizes! The band Sofa Shark will be performing during the evening, and a leather and…


Added by BikerBob on January 11, 2012 at 10:51am — 4 Comments

Motorcycle Events Refrigerator Page (So Far) Has Been Released

The biker coalition in central Illinois has released the "Refrigerator Page" for 2012. I will keep it updated as I get updates throughout the year, and it will be posted under the events tab on this website.



Added by BikerBob on December 6, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Harley Davidson Recalls 250,757 Motorcycles. Problem With Rear Brakes

The reason for the recall is that the rear brake-light switch could be damaged by heat from the bikes’ exhaust systems.

According to a document filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall includes a total of 250,757 models built from June 6, 2008 through Sept. 16, 2011. The company says it knows of one alleged crash attributed to the defect.…


Added by BikerBob on October 24, 2011 at 10:26am — No Comments

New Biker Spots Opening in central Illinois

There have been a few biker spots that have opened in the last few months. If anybody has gotten out to visit them and want to write up an article about them, go ahead and post one here.

I have heard but haven't the chance to get there (or if it's even open yet) that GO-T's is opening another bar of the same name in the old Crazy Charlie's in Chillicothe.

The Friends Tap at 200 Derby St in Pekin re-opened after a fire last year closed the place down. Reports I am hearing is…


Added by BikerBob on October 21, 2011 at 11:38am — No Comments

Bikers leave Grand Strand as fall rally ends

Added by TheBikerSpot Magazine on October 3, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Harley Museum Has Bike From Captain America Movie



Harley-Davidson designed five motorcycles for the upcoming Captain America movie and it is featuring one in a new exhibit at its museum.

The Milwaukee-based company's motorcycles have been featured in dozens…


Added by BikerBob on July 17, 2011 at 10:04pm — No Comments

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