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Blessing of the Bikes First Ride Festival on Saturday, May 20, 2017

Blessing of the Bikes First Ride Festival on Saturday, May 20, 2017

ERIE – The Indian Motorcycle Club announced today that it will host a Blessing of the Bikes First Ride Festival on Saturday, May 20, 2017, to benefit the Patrick J. DiPaolo Memorial Scholarship Fund. Donation is $10 per bike. All media are invited to attend. The gathering begins at 10 a.m. at Scott Park with the region’s official Blessing of the Bikes beginning at 11 a.m., followed by the First Ride of the Season around Presque Isle State Park. After the ride is complete,...

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Roar on the Shore® Named to 2017 AMA Gypsy Tour

Roar on the Shore® Named to 2017 AMA Gypsy Tour

ERIE – The Roar on the Shore® charitable motorcycle rally, Erie’s official bike week set for July 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16, has been selected as one of 17 road rides to be featured in the 2017 American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) Gypsy Tour, a national series of premier road-riding events held across the country between March and November. All media are invited to attend. “Roar on the Shore® is truly honored to be named to the AMA Gypsy Tour,” said rally spokeswoman Tammy...

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Roar on the Shore® Awarded ECGRA Grant

Roar on the Shore® Awarded ECGRA Grant

ERIE – Roar on the Shore® was awarded a generous $20,839 grant from the Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority (ECGRA) this morning, March 9, during a Special Events Grants Reception held at the Erie Playhouse, 13 West 10th Street. “On behalf of the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) Board of Governors, Roar on the Shore Board of Directors and all those who support the Roar® rally, thank you!” said rally spokeswoman Tammy Polanski. “Roar on the Shore® is thrilled to once again be selected...

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‘Machete’ Star Danny Trejo to Be 2017 Roar on the Shore® Grand Marshal

‘Machete’ Star Danny Trejo to Be 2017 Roar on the Shore® Grand Marshal

ERIE – Film star Danny Trejo will lead the Roar on the Shore’s® Bringin’ in the Roar® Bike Parade as the charitable motorcycle rally’s 2017 grand marshal, organizers announced today. The parade, sponsored by Erie Insurance, departs at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 13, from Presque Isle Downs & Casino before arriving at The Hub in downtown Erie. Donation to ride in the parade is $20 per bike. A free autograph session with Trejo is scheduled for 7-8 p.m. that evening at the Off-Road Express...

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Roar on the Shore® Wins National Award From American Motorcyclist Association

Roar on the Shore® Wins National Award From American Motorcyclist Association

ERIE – The Roar on the Shore® charitable motorcycle rally has won the American Motorcyclist Association’s (AMA) Recreational Road Riding Organizer of the Year award. The national award was presented to Roar® officials on Saturday, January 21, at the AMA Championship Banquet at the Hilton Downtown Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. The annual AMA Championship Banquet recognizes hundreds of top competitors from across the country in disciplines ranging from dirt track racing to motocross to woods racing and everything in between. The AMA also recognizes...

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Roar on the Shore’s® 2017 Headliners Announced

Roar on the Shore’s® 2017 Headliners Announced

ERIE – Jackyl, Molly Hatchet, Great White and Cinderella’s Tom Keifer will headline the 11th annual Roar on the Shore motorcycle rally — Erie’s official bike week set for July 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16, 2017 — with proceeds benefiting the Mercy Center for Women, organizers announced today, marking the official halfway to Roar 2017. All media are invited to attend. “Jackyl, Molly Hatchet and Great White are all back by popular demand, and we are extremely excited about having Cinderella’s Tom Keifer...

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Roar on the Shore® Nominated for National Award from American Motorcyclist Association

Roar on the Shore® Nominated for National Award from American Motorcyclist Association

ERIE – The Roar on the Shore® charitable motorcycle rally has been nominated for the American Motorcyclist Association’s (AMA) Recreational Road Riding Organizer of the Year award, rally organizers announced today. “We are honored to be among the finalists for this prestigious award,” said Roar® spokeswoman Tammy Polanski. “It not only reflects positively on the rally, our sponsors and guests, but the Erie community, which has embraced Roar® as the official bike week of Erie, Pennsylvania.” Roar®, which is an AMA-sanctioned event, is nominated...

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ROAR® Presents Donation to St. Martin Center New Playground Project

ERIE — Before a crowd of more than 1,000 business and community leaders, the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) Board of Governors and the Roar on the Shore Board of Directors presented a $40,000 donation to 2016 ROAR® rally charity, the St. Martin Center New Playground Project, during the MBA’s 111th Annual Event on Wednesday, October 5 at the Bayfront Convention Center, 1 Sassafras Pier. The donation includes proceeds from the 10th anniversary charitable bike rally, which drew more than 165,000 motorcycle enthusiasts from...

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Winner of Indian Motorcycle to Claim Prize

ERIE — The final winner of the Roar on the Shore® motorcycle bike raffle will claim his prize during a presentation Thursday, August 4, rally organizers announced today. All media are invited to attend. Ryan Yarington of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania (ticket 2047) will ride off with his new Indian Scout Sixty motorcycle during a 4:30 p.m. Thursday, August 4, presentation at the Off-Road Express Route 8 location, owned by Joe Askins, at 10320 Wattsburg Road. The bike was donated by major sponsor Indian Motorcycle...

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Winners of ROAR® Bike Raffles to Claim Prizes

ERIE — Winners of the three Roar on the Shore® motorcycle raffles are claiming their prizes during presentations at the respective bike dealerships, rally organizers announced today. All media are invited to attend. Laura Rocco (ticket 2066) of Albion, Pennsylvania will take home a 2015 Kawasaki Ninja 300, during a presentation at 3 p.m. Friday, July 22, at Joe Askins’ Off-Road Express location at 9070 Peach Street. The bike was donated by major sponsor Off-Road Express. Ryan Yarington (ticket 2047) will ride off with...

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