Rides

Wednesday, July 12

2 – 6 P.M. // Fallen Riders Memorial Run

Donation: $20 per bike at the gate. Registration and pre-ride gathering: 2-6 p.m. at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, 4701 Behrend College Drive. Ride departs at 6 p.m. The Fallen Riders Memorial Run will conclude at the Hub in Perry Square for Fallen Riders Memorial Concert at the Country Fair Main Stage. For more details visit www.fallenriderserie.com. All proceeds benefit the Erie County chapter of the Fallen Riders Memorial Fund.

 


Thursday, July 13

11 A.M. – Noon // Faith and Freedom Ride – Honoring First Responders

Registration and pre-ride gathering: 11 a.m. – noon at The Hub at Perry Square Country Fair Main Stage (State Street). Ride departs at noon. Join fellow riders for a tribute to our community’s first responders. Ride route to be determined. All military members and first responders ride at no charge.

SPONSORED BY YMCA OF GREATER ERIE

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: 11 a.m. – noon.
  • Gathering location: The Hub at Perry Square Country Fair Main Stage (State Street).
  • Ride departs at noon.

Donation: $15 per bike in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017.

 

2 – 6 P.M. // Bringin’ in the Roar Bike Parade

Registration and pre-parade gathering: 2-6 p.m. at Presque Isle Downs & Casino, 8199 Perry Highway. Parade departs at 6 p.m. Join our Grand Marshal along with thousands of riders from across the country, for the biggest American tribute bike parade in ROAR® history. Parade gathering features a concert, singing of the National Anthem by Audra Miller and a blessing of the bikes by Vince Rizzone.

SPONSORED BY ERIE INSURANCE

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: 2-6 p.m.
  • Gathering location: Presque Isle Downs & Casino, 8199 Perry Highway.
  • Ride departs at 6 p.m.

Donation: $20 per bike.

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.

 


Friday, July 14

11 A.M. – Noon // Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County Ride

Registration from 11 a.m. – noon at Off-Road Express West, 9070 Peach Street. Riders depart at their leisure. Enjoy a photo worthy ride that showcases five bridges in Ashtabula County followed by a post gathering pig roast at The Cab Bar & Grille, 5442 West Ridge Road, from 2-3:30 p.m.

GATHERING SPONSORED BY OFF-ROAD EXPRESS, POST-GATHERING SPONSORED BY THE CAB BAR & GRILLE

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: 11 a.m. – noon
  • Gathering location: Off-Road Express West, 9070 Peach Street
  • Riders depart at their leisure.
  • Post-gathering location: The Cab Bar & Grille, 5442 West Ridge Road (pig roast lunch included) from 2-3:30 p.m.

Donation: $15 per rider in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017.

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.

 

11 A.M. – Noon // Roar to the Microbrews Dice Run

Registration from 11 a.m. – noon at Moe’s Southwest Grill, 2050 Edinboro Road. Riders depart at their leisure. Take a scenic 80-mile (roundtrip) ride through country roads to the Sprague Farm and Brew Works (Venango), Voodoo Brewery and Timbercreek Brewing (Meadville), Lavery Brewery, The BrewErie at Union Station and Millcreek Brewing Company (Erie). Enjoy beer tasting, brewery tours, and a chance to win $200, $150 or $100 cash for the top three highest total scores and a $50 cash raffle prize! BONUS STOP: Get a chance to win a $200 gift card from Harley dealer Street Track n’ Trail if you get your card stamped at their 13723 Conneaut Lake Road location during the ride! Gravel parking, kickstand pad needed. Completed cards must be turned in to the Roar Headquarters Tent by 6 p.m. Drawing at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 14.

SPONSORED BY MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: 11 a.m.– noon
  • Gathering location: Moe’s Southwest Grill, 2052 Edinboro Road. (includes lunch)
  • Riders depart at their leisure.

$15 per player in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017.

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.

 

4 – 5:30 P.M. // Thunder on the Isle The Mayor’s Ride

Registration from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at Scott Park, West 6th Street at Lowell Avenue. Ride Departs at 5:30 p.m. See the crowning jewel of Lake Erie as Erie Mayor Joe Sinnott leads hundreds of bikes around Presque Isle. This spectacular waterfront park greets more than 1 million visitors each year.

$15 per bike in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017.

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.


Saturday, July 15

9:30 – 11 A.M. // Roar to the Vineyards Poker Run

A ROAR® biker favorite! This poker run takes riders on a scenic ride to North East, Pennsylvania, where they’ll visit six award-winning wineries including Arrowhead Wine Cellars, Arundel Cellars, Burch Farms Winery, Courtyard Wineries, Lakeview Wine Cellars, and Presque Isle Wine Cellars. Enjoy wine tasting, winery tours and a chance to win $200, $150 or $100 cash for the top three best hands and a $50 cash raffle prize! Gravel parking; kickstand pad needed. Completed cards must be turned in to the Roar Headquarters Tent by 6 p.m. Drawing at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 15.

SPONSORED BY OFF-ROAD EXPRESS

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: 9:30-11 a.m.
  • Gathering location: Off-Road Express East, 10320 Wattsburg Road.
  • Riders depart at their leisure.

$15 per player in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017.

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.

 

Noon – 1 P.M. // Off-Road Express Rocket Ride

Registration from noon – 1 p.m. at Off-Road Express West, 9070 Peach Street. Hosted by local sport bike enthusiasts Mike and Karen Genovese. Gathering includes music, deep discounts, giveaways and a complimentary $10 Off-Road Express gift card for every bike! Take a winding tour of Erie County’s country roads and then stop at Lakeside Tavern before heading to The Hub at Perry Square.

SPONSORED BY OFF-ROAD EXPRESS

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Gathering location: Off-Road Express West, 9070 Peach Street.
  • Ride departs at 1 p.m.

$10 per bike in advance, $15 after July 3, 2017

 

Noon – 1 P.M. // A Beer for the Deer Legend Ride

Registration from noon-1 p.m. at Barracks Tavern, 10100 Ridge Road. Ride departs at 1 p.m. Don’t miss your chance to raise a glass for the legendary “beer for the deer” toast at Pine Junction Tavern! Bikers will gather for a tasty snack at Barracks Tavern in Girard, Pa. before departing for a one-hour, scenic ride that includes a loop around beautiful Findley Lake in Chautauqua, New York. Upon arrival at the “tavern in the pines,” riders will be treated to live country blue grass music, along with Pine Junction’s famous half-chicken BBQ with all the fixins. (Note: Helmets are required in New York State).

SPONSORED BY ROTH CADILLAC

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: Noon-1 p.m.
  • Gathering location: Barracks Tavern, 10100 Ridge Road.
  • Ride departs at 1 p.m.

$15 per rider in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017 (includes snack/lunch).

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.

 

1 – 2 P.M. // Hometown Taste & Tour

Destined to be a top pick for ROAR® fans from far and wide! Registration from 1-2 p.m. at Smith Provisions, 1300 Cranberry Street. Enjoy Erie’s world-famous Smith’s hot dogs. Riders depart at their leisure. Riders can choose from either an east or west Hometown Tour, where they will travel to our favorite locales for a taste! Each rider will be given a playing card to be stamped at each location. Completed cards will be placed in a raffle, and three lucky riders will win $200, $150 or $100 cash! Completed cards must be turned in to the Roar Headquarters Tent by 6 p.m. Drawing will be 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 16.

RIDE SPONSORED BY PNC, GATHERING SPONSORED BY SMITH PROVISIONS

  • Registration and pre-ride gathering: 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Gathering location: Smith Provisions, 1300 Cranberry Street
  • Riders depart at their leisure.

$15 per player in advance, $20 after July 3, 2017.

Please note: All rides will take place rain or shine.