What’s Happening This Weekend

| 17 May 2017 12:34 pm

This Weekend’s Motorcycle Events

Courtesy of Judy Whitson/Trailblazers News
MAY 17, 2017

Here are some of the events happening this weekend in California… and beyond!

Northwest Norton Owners Other Places Tour
The Northwest Norton Owners Other Places Tour will begin at the Franzels’ family cabin in Plain, Washington, May 19-21. For more information, please go to

Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists Corvallis Ride
On Saturday, May 20, the Oregon Vintage Motorcyclists Corvallis Ride will take place. There will also be a swap meet and bike show. For more information, please go to

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Hanford Vintage Motorcycle Rally
This is going to be a busy weekend! The 49th annual Hanford Vintage Motorcycle Rally will take place this Saturday, May 20, at the Kings Fairgrounds in Hanford, California. This is a really good one! As usual, there will be a huge antique and classic motorcycle show, more than 150 vendors on site, a vintage parts exchange and sale, an hourly raffle, camping in the swap space and RV hookups. Bring the whole family! For more info, please go to This is not far from Clovis, so stay for the open house at Dan Rouit’s Motorcycle Museum on Sunday, May 21.

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Sacramento Mile
The legendary Sacramento Mile will take place this Saturday, May 20, at the Cal Expo Fairgrounds, located at 1600 Exposition Boulevard in Sacramento, California. There will be free pit passes, a Legends autograph session, and a Vintage Race Bike Display. Tickets start at $25; reserved seating will be $10 higher at the gate. Car parking is $10 but there is free motorcycle parking. The gates will open at 3 p.m. This is always one of the best races of the year. “King Kenny” Roberts will be the grand marshal. If you can’t make it, watch for live-streaming coverage at or watch all 18 AFT races as part of a Thursday night package on NBC Sports. For more information, please go to

Make It a Weekend
There is more going on in Northern California on the Sacramento weekend. Friday night races on May 19 is a must-do at Lodi Cycle Bowl; the gates will open at 2 p.m., with practice starting at 3:30 and racing commencing at 5. The Lodi Cycle Bowl is located at 5801 E. Morse Road in Lodi, California. For more information, please call 209/368-7182 or go to
On Sunday, following the Mile, the California Flat Track Association has announced its CFTA Sacramento Pro-Am Mile race. It will run from noon until 8 p.m., and there is a class for you. For more information, please go to or or call 415/320-7889.

Glen Helen Raceway
Glen Helen Raceway will be closed Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21, but the following weekend there will be an AMA MX National, Friday through Sunday, May 26-28.

Lucas Oil Pro Motocross
The opening round of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Series will take place on Saturday, May 20, in Rancho Cordova, California.

BSAOCSC Moto Marin
The BSA Owners Club of Southern California’s Moto Marin will take place on Saturday, May 20, in San Rafael. For more information, please contact Dave at 415/269-1841.

So Cal Old-Timers Motocross
There will be a So Cal Old-Timers Motocross event on Sunday, May 21, at the Milestone Vet Track. This is for Beginners to Masters. You must be over 40 to join, but younger riders are also welcome. For more information, please call 714/262-1337 or go to

So Cal Norton Club Ride
On Sunday, May 21, take a beautiful ride through Frazier Park. Meet at Big John’s Mountain Grill, located at 3121 Mount Pinos Way in Frazier Park, California. Come early for breakfast and to kick tires, etc. The ride will depart at 10 a.m. sharp.

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