Cafe Veloce (SEATTLE) Italian restaurant with all kinds of bikes. Weekend evenings. Locals, Lazy B mechs, and destination diners. I-405 N to 12514 120th Ave NE, Kirkland WA. 425-814-2972|
Alki Tavern (SEATTLE) Taco Thursday.
8th Street Sports Bar & Grill (SEATTLE) Sportbike Night 206-747-7360
Rock Store (LA) Convenience store. Exit West off 101(Kanan Rd.), go South, left 0n Troutdale Rd. Right on Molholland Highway. Saturdays and Sundays. World's best poseurs on every kind of bike plus assorted real regulars and everyday hardcore riders.
Newcombs Ranch (LA) Restaurant-ski chalet. Exit the 210 Freeway west of Pasadena at Angels Crest Highway exit. Sunday around lunchtime. Mostly sportbikes. Go on to the tunnels and get someone with a Duck to ride through fast. Take your helmet off and enjoy God’s own reverb.
Cooks Corner (LA) Roadhouse restaurant & bar. Saturdays and Sundays. 7 am-9 pm. Breakfast, lunch, dinner. I 5 to El Toro Rd, go east 6-7 mi to Cooks Corner. Lots of Hardly Ableson's in the sunshine and also the occasional sportsy bike collection.
Lookout Roadhouse (LA) Restaurant, bar and B&B. 8 am-7 pm everyday, Saturday and Sunday mornings. Sportbikes, sportbiques, n’sportsyheads. I-5 or I-15 to Cal 74, 32107 Ortega Hwy, Lake Elsinore, CA. 909-678-9010 Ask for Barbara (owner).
Bleachers (SACRAMENTO) Sport Bike Night. Sport bikes, duh. 900 University Ave. 916 373-1557 or www.sportbikenight.com
The Wall (SF) Scenic overlook turn out. Sportbikes, hardcore commuters. Daily, late afternoons until just after sunset. I-80 to 580 to US Hwy 24 north to Fish Ranch Rd, exit North to Grizzly Peak Blvd (rt), turnout is 3 miles on bay side. Only overlook with actual wall you can sit on.
Zeitgeist (SF) Friday night & Sunday afternoons are best (and most weeknights). Urban bike bar with bicycle & motorcycle couriers. 199 Valencia (at Duboce St.) Hwy 101N to Mission St. Exit, straight 2 blocks on right side. Across From Scuderia West shop. 415-255-7505.
Alice's Restaurant (SF) Sunday mornings. All kinds of bikes and bikers.... Scott Flying Squirrels to AMF Harley mo-ped’s. Roadside restaurant. 101 to Hwy 84 west 4 miles to Hwy 35 and you're there (at this crossroad). Also check out ‘The Merry Prankster’ restaurant another 8 miles west down 84. It’s across from ‘Applejacks’ a popular H-D hangout where they do a good Sunday afternoon bbq.
PJ’s & Co. (RENO) / Saloon and restaurant menu / every Wednesday night yeararound, with only a few in the winter, but over a hundred in the summer / all kind of cool rides, with some fast’n sporty ones...it’s Nevada, duh / 1590 S. Wells Ave. 702 323-6366
Dulonos Pizza (MPLS) Pizza restaurant. First Thursday of the month. TCNOC (Twin Cities Norton Owners Assoc.) started it, now there can be 500+ weird bikes of all types in the parking lot in the summer, less in winter, but always a few,..no matter what. From 5-11 pm. 607 W Lake St. 612-827-1726
Bob’s Java Hut (MPLS) Coffee bar + sandwiches. Lyndale Ave North of Lake St. Thrasher Vespa sidewalk surfboard haulers to immac wings (not!). Lots of older everyday rider bikes and seventies euro stuff. All the time, especially weekend am’s.
Fuel Cafe (MILWAUKEE) Sandwiches & soft drinks. 7-12 weekdays, 9-12 Sat-Sun. Casual to punk. Kids. A nice variety of urban skoots come and go...but there’s no special gathering time. 818 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212. 414-374-3835. I-94 to I-43N to Locust exit right to Humboldt Ave to Center St, then right 2-3 blocks to 818 E (on the right side, center of block).
Highland House (CHICAGO) Restaurant. Sunday mornings. Intersection of Hwys 22 and 41. Hogs, Wings, Sportbikes, and everything else having two tires which hold air. North on I-94 to US 41, then continue on 41 about 6 mi to Hwy 22. Located on East side of 41.
Bucktown Tap (CHICAGO) Neighborhood Bar. High-end biquers with Vincent's and other tasty toys plus a regular crowd of growed up sporting riders mixed with non riders and eclectic theater types. Friday nights. Exit Kennedy Expressway at Armitage. Go West to Paulina and head South to Courtland. On the corner of Courtland and Pulina.|
Cassoday (CASSODAY) Small Town. Tons of motorcycles. First Sunday of every month. Home of the Prairie Chicken? 45 mi NE of Wichita KS off of I-35.
Sports Page Inn (ST. LOUIS, IL) South of Dupo. Evenings. First Tues of each month. Monthly EuroUnion MC meeting anchors a classic, sport and eurobiker crowd. Second Tues. MCRA meets, a sport-touring and sport bike crowd, promoting racing. At I-255 exit #9(Dupo), go S on East Outer Road (2 miles), Sports Page on West side of road. 618-286-5628.
James Coney Island (HOUSTON) Hot dog chain fast food / Saturday nights late, esp. summer when the air’s a little cooler then / Sportbikes, poseurs and hot cars (!) / 5745 Westheimer, Houston 713 785 9333
Jo’s (AUSTIN) Coffee shop with sandwiches and beer, too/First and third wednesdays of the month, 7pm to about 9pm/All kinds of bikes from sport to kruzers/1300 S. Congress Ave. (Across from the Contental Club)
Marcus Dairy (NYC) Restaurant. Sugar Hollow Road, Fair Mall exit off I-84 at Danbury, CT. Mixed: cruisers, tourer's, sport, etc... Sunday am’s. 4 Sundays are “Superride” events which are huge crowds. (A hype-rally-scene with paid admission fundraiser.)
The Ear Inn (NYC) Restaurant. Sport, euro urban warriors, poseurs, pro racers. Every Tuesday year 'round. 8-11 pm. 326 Spring Street (between Greenwich and Washington), Soho (Manhattan).
The Bach Dor Cafe (HARTFORD) Roadhouse tavern and cafe. Weekends. Lots of HD’s, but well seasoned with a generous sprinkling of euro, sport and touring bikes. Intersection of Rt 6 and 98 in Chaplin, CT.
The Cloisters (PHILLY) Restaurant. Sport, euro and some cruisers. First Sunday of month, am. On US 322, Ephrata PA.
The Haag Hotel (PHILLY) Hotel & Cafe. Sportbikes’n tourers’n cruisers - backroaders to superslabbers. Mornings to mid-day on the second Sunday of the month. Good breakfast specials. South side of 3rd St. Sharlesville, PA. Exit 8 off I-78 between Harrisburg and Allentown. 610-488-6692
Loch Raven Reservoir (BALTO) Parking lot overlook and turnout. Sportbikes. Saturday and Sunday am.
Crow Bar (D.C.) 1006 20th St NW Washington D.C. Biker bar for sport/euro/hip biker kulture. Thursday is “cafe racer night”.
Whites Ferry (D.C.) Roadhouse restaurant and convenience store. Weekends. Sport, Euro, Hogs, general adult type motors. On Whites Ferry Rd, 6 mi S of Rt 28 and 4 mi N of Leesburg.
Michaels Bar & Grill (CHAPEL HILL) / Good’ol merican food and drinks / all kinds of good’ol motor bikers / Sunday am / Locals, and assorted curves-r-us friends /Cole Park Plazy, Hwy 15-501, South of Chapel Hill NC / 919 942 6904
Happy Days (POMPANO BEACH) Fifties fast food diner. Exclusively Rokon Trailbreakers and MZ Silver Stars, yeah that’s it...Rokons and MZ’s...uh huh. Last Saturday of the month. 7:30 pm til 9 pm, shine or shine only. 351 SW 12th Ave. Pompano Beach, FL. 954-784-0055
Top Dog Cafe (STUART) Upscale bar & cafe... Upscale usually means Hardly-Ableson's. Thursdays 6-9 pm. Exit I-95 East to Stuart. At US100 left into Publics Shopping Center, Top Dog is on the left side. 860 S Federal Hwy, Stuart FL 34994. 561-287-9110.
Denny’s (ORLANDO-Apopka) /Coffe Shop Restaurant/ Sunday mornings by 8/Brit,Italian, German and other sporty bikes/ NW from Orlando on I-441 to Apopka - right beside the highway.