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Road Closings Announced for Roar on the Shore

Road Closings Announced for Roar on the Shore

Organizers anticipate more than 170,000 visitors to attend Erie’s Official Bike Week ERIE – With five days of bikes, musical acts and more, organizers of the 11th annual Roar on the Shore® are preparing to welcome more than 170,000 bike enthusiasts to town for Erie’s Official Bike Week, set for July 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16. To accommodate the 2017 Roar on the Shore® rally, organizers have announced the following road closings: At 7:30 a.m. Monday, July 10, State Street from 4th to...

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Roar® Adds New Ride for 2017 Motorcycle Rally

Roar® Adds New Ride for 2017 Motorcycle Rally

ERIE – Roar on the Shore® organizers today announced the addition of Roar to the Parks, a new ride for the 2017 charitable motorcycle rally, which will be held Sunday, July 16. All media are invited to attend. “We wanted to give visitors a chance to see even more of the great attractions that our region has to offer,” said rally spokesman Tammy Polanski. “We think this new ride is going to be a home run!” The gathering begins at Erie’s own Waldameer Park...

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Celebrity Appearances Scheduled for Roar® 2017

Celebrity Appearances Scheduled for Roar® 2017

ERIE — Pittsburgh Steeler James Conner, Jackyl frontman Jesse James Dupree, and bike builders Rick Fairless and Zach Ness, will make special celebrity appearances at the 2017 Roar on the Shore® charitable bike rally, set for July 12, 13, 14, 15 & 16 in downtown Erie. All media are invited to attend. Erie’s own James Conner, a former McDowell High School and Pitt running back who was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 105th overall selection in the 2017 NFL Draft, will be...

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Roar® Offers Chance to Win 6-Pack Giveaway at 2017 Rally

ERIE — Roar on the Shore® organizers announced today that the 2017 version of the exclusive Roar on the Shore® Harley-Davidson 6-Pack Giveaway, in conjunction with major sponsor Street Track ‘N Trail (STNT), 13723 Conneaut Lake Road, Conneaut Lake, will be raffled at this year’s charitable rally, set for July 12, 13, 14, 15 and 16, in the heart of downtown Erie. The winner of the raffle drawing will be announced at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 15, from the Country Fair Main Stage in...

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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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