California Motorcycle Clubs
Clubs Listed by Area:
- Bay Area
- Central Valley
- Contra Costa
- Daly City
- East Bay
- Elk Grove
- Los Altos
- North Bay
- Northern California
- Northern/Southern Ca
- Red Bluff
- San Andreas
- San Francisco
- San Leandro
- San Mateo
- San Jose
- Santa Clara County
- Santa Cruz
- Santa Rosa
- Sierra Foothills
- Silicon Valley
- Sonoma County
- South Bay
- West Sacramento
Christian Motorcycle Association
CMA is a group of Christian bikers who are dedicated to serving Jesus on the highways and byways through motorcycling. The group has regular planned meetings and fellowship in addition to rides. CMA is located in Antioch, CA and serves East Contra Costa County in the SF Bay Area. People who are interested in joining the “Mounted Ministry” can visit any of the organized chapter meetings, rides or events.
Delta Wings MC
Delta Wings is a chapter of the Gold Wing Road Riders Assoc. Based in the Concord/Antioch area of California. Meetings are held monthly and rides are organized regularly. Gold Wing Road Riders Association is an organization for owners/riders of Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie motorcycles. GWRRA is a not-for-profit, non-religious and non-political organization. Charities supported include toys to ill children, visits to nursing homes and homeless shelters.
Club Desmo (also known as The Track Club) is an Los Altos, CA based organizer of rides at various tracks in CA including Northern California’s Thunderhill, Sears Point near Sonoma and Laguna Seca near Monterey. Services offered at the rides include: experienced staff, riders school, ALS, AMB timing system, and more. To join, or for more information, go to website or call (408) 723-2099.
Dangerous Curves is a non-brand specific women’s motorcycle club with members all over the greater SF Bay Area. Meetings are held quarterly and events and rides occur several times a month. There are usually two fundraisers a year that benefit women & children’s organizations. Women riders can join after qualifying and can then sponsor men to become affiliate members – see website for details.
Devil Dolls Motorcycle Club
The Devil Dolls is a motorcycle club for empowered women which encourages women to be who they want to be. Traditionally a Harley club, DD now welcomes other makers as well. The membership is diverse and new members are considered on a case-by-case basis via email website. Charity benefits change each year.
Dharma Bums Motorcycle Club
Dharma Bums is a relatively new MC in the San Francisco Bay Area. The dharma of Buddhism, Hinduism, or the principles that govern the universe are the basis of this riding club. All are welcome to wither join or to ride along. Go to the Yahoo! group to find out more and join the group.
Disciple Motorcycle Ministry Club
The Disciples Motorcycle Ministry Club is a San Francisco Bay Area based club that focuses on ministering to the biker community and spreading the Jesus’ word. For more information about membership and rides, contact the Preacherman through the Disciple M/C Geocities site.
Dykes on Bikes ®
The San Francisco chapter of Dykes on Bikes® strives to cultivate an empowering culture for the Bay Area’s lesbian, bisexual, transgender women motorcyclists and friends of those motorcyclists. Various charitable and educational events are organized throughout the year. Women are only considered for membership after attending six consecutive bi-weekly meetings.
Honda Rider’s Club of America-South Bay Chapter
Low Altitude Pilots
This group of riders based north of San Francisco Bay call themselves pilots and have the motto “Be fast. Stay humble.” Anyone can ride with the group, but becoming a member costs a modest fee to help maintain the website. The website has some photos and a discussion forum and is also where some rides are organized.
Montgomery Street Motorcycle Club
San Francisco Bay Area based Montgomery Street Motorcycle Club is open to both men and women who tend to be business professionals. Only 40 people can be members at one time, so the wait can be as lengthy as the rides, which are often to destinations relatively far from the Bay Area. The quality of overnight accommodations and food explains the membership pricetag.
Mt. Diablo HOG
Mount Diablo HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of Walnut Creek, CA. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. Membership meetings happen at 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Membership in the International HOG is required to join a local Chapter
Out of the Ashes MC Club
Out of the Ashes Motorcycle Club is based out of the town of Novato just north of the San Francisco Bay. Clean and sober annual events and charitable endeavors are the backbone of this group. An overnight run called Hogswoggle if fun for the whole family. For membership information email Info@OutoftheAshes.com
Over the Hill Gang
OTHG is a group of racers who love the sport of motocross. Men 30 years of age or older and women 25 and older can join. Any new member’s skill level must be evaluated prior to eligibility. The group meets at 6:45pm on the second Tuesday of each month. Go to the website to complete an online membership application.
Peninsula Red Riders
Same as the Honda Rider’s Club of America-South Bay Chapter – Defunct
Raw Silk MC Club
Well established Raw Silk MC is a women’s motorcycle club based out of the SF Bay Area. The clean and sober club is relatively small, but members current or retired create a strong sisterhood. Membership requirements are few, but include a minimum of 1 year sobriety in AA or NA. Inquire at email@example.com
Rainbow Motorcycle Club
Rainbow Motorcycle Club (RMC) is a MC established in the late 1970s. Members of the RMC are sometimes referred to as “Rainbows.” San Francisco is the originating city of this gay-oriented Bay Area and Los Angeles-based MC. For more information, go to the website or email
Road Doggs MC
Defunct or no internet presence
Salinas Ramblers Motocycle Club
The longtime-established Salinas Ramblers Motorcycle Club (AMA District 36 chartered club) promotes a variety of activities, including riding hill climbs, dirt tracks, scrambles and Enduro competitions. Weekly meetings in Salinas are held on Thursday evenings at 8:00 PM. For information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Shades of Soul Motorcycle Club
Shades of Soul MC is a women’s motorcycle club based in the San Francisco Bay Area. This group rides with the values of tolerance, safe practices, and respect with an emphasis on lesbians of color (LOC) motorcycle enthusiasts. For more information join the online Yahoo! group at http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/ShadesofSoulMC/
Skyline Riders Club
Skyline Riders Motorcycle Club focuses their rides around the Skyline Drive area on the peninsula in the San Francisco Bay Area; mostly Highways 35, 84 and 9. Write to hitjohn at the Yahoo! group for more information about joining. Information about road, speedtraps and cops is freely shared.
Sport Touring Riders
Members of the Sport Touring Riders are primarily based in the San Francisco East Bay, but the rides happen all over the Bay Area. Rides are not based on membership, but on the idea that you are sharing the passion for the road with the other members. Anyone can ride and no dues are ever collected.
Ton up NorCal
Ton Up NorCal is an affiliate of the Ton Up Club, whose philosophy is that classic bikes should be ridden as well as a strong Rockabilly influence. (The Wild One, anyone?) Café racers or bikes built like a café racer are the requirement, no cruisers. Riding is the M.O., not meetings.
The Breakfast Club
Riding since 1949, The Sunday Morning Breakfast Club is mostly just about the rides, not so much about the club. Rides start early Sunday mornings. This group is based out of San Mateo, CA, but the rides happen all over the SF Bay Area. For information about membership contact email@example.com
Bay Area based motorcycle riding group Motogirlies is open to all bikes and skill levels. Though open to all genders, the group supports and promotes women riders. Rides and events are planned and communications happen through the Yahoo! group website. Log on there to find out more about becoming a member.
Hooligans Motorcycle Club
The Hooligans Motorcycle Club is based out of Modesto, CA in the central valley. Bike Night happens every Wednesday at 6:45pm in downtown Modesto. Charities have included toy runs to the Children’s Hospitals of the central valley and the East and South Bay. More information can be found at their MySpace page myspace.com/hooligansmc
Gunslinger M/C Club
Chico Chapter defunct
Two Wheel Motion
Two Wheel Motion’s motto is Street/Race/Show/Stunt. There are club affiliates in both Tracy and Chico, CA among many others. Schedules and calendars are easily accessible and there is no membership fee, since it is not an organization. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
3rd Legacy MC
3rd Legacy Motorcycle club’s motto is “Easy Duz It.” This perfectly describes this Concord, CA based club’s promotion of sane and sober attitudes and anti-addiction promotion. Charity events are regularly planned and have benefited such organizations as battered women’s shelters as well as others. For more information, contact phone numbers are listed on the event fliers.
Dirty Dogs Motorcycle Club
Although DDMC has members that have moved to other states, the club is primarily based out of Contra Costa County CA along the Interstate 680 corridor. The club is comprised of both ex-military and civilian riders, and participates in back road self RC’d weekend and long haul rides as well as Patriot Guard and charity rides.
Star Touring & Riding Association, Chapter 186
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Contra Costa County is the home base for chapter 186. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at http://www.startouring.org/
Survivors MC Club
The Survivors Motorcycle Club is San Francisco based clean and sober MC dedicated ride the highways and enjoy rides without substance abuse. Members must be voluntarily attending recovery meetings or other programs. Interested parties must go to the Survivors MC meetings (first and third Thursdays at 6:3pm) to be considered for membership.
530 Riders was organized to bring together the riding community of Davis and, of course, the 530 area code. Any make or model of bike is welcome as is any skill level. To join the group, a person just needs to Join one of the organized rides by signing up through the website.
Gold Wing Road Rider Association-CA2Q
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association chapter CA2Q is an organization for people who ride and own Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie bikes. The group is non-religious and non-political. The Fairfield chapter of the GWRRA is based in Dublin, CA. Members meet in Dublin on the third Saturday of each month. Information regarding membership can be found online.
B.A.D. Motorcycle Club
B.A.D. promotes clean and sober riding. Based in the San Francisco East Bay, members come together in fellowship to enjoy the road. B.A.D. meets weekly and rides to NA & AA meetings, eat out, play pool, go on runs and participate in other activities that our members enjoy. Interested clean and sober individuals can join the ring by submitting name at the website.
Southern Cruisers Riding Club
The Diablo Chapter of the Southern Cruisers Riding Club is non-discriminatory when it comes to makes and models of bikes; all are welcome. Respect of others is a hard and fast rule of the Club. Attendance is not required at the meetings and no fees or dues are required either.
Elk Grove HOG
Elk Grove HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the Elk Grove, CA east of Sacramento. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the South Bay chapter. Membership meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month in Elk Grove.
Lost Coast Survivors MC Club
Lost Coast Survivor’s MC is a family-oriented club whose members must be at least 18 years old and must be recommended by a current LCS patch-holder in good standing. All members must have a legal and well-running bike and must be properly licensed. LCS promotes clean and sober riding. For more information about the club contact email@example.com
Gold Wing Road Rider Association-CA2K
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association chapter CA2K is an organization for people who ride and own Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie bikes. The group is non-religious and non-political. The Fairfield chapter of the GWRRA is based in Fairfield, CA. Members meet in Fairfield on the fourth Sunday of each month for breakfast and a ride. Information regarding membership can be found online.
Sierra Road Riders Association
Fairfield, CA based Sierra Road Riders Association’s purpose is to cultivate and encourage not only the sport of motorcycling, but also to organize and encourage rides and motorcycle camaraderie. The group has been around since 1968 and members ride throughout northern California and western Nevada. There is also an extensive calendar of other group activities as well. More information and an application form is available online.
The Breakfast Riders requires no membership, but provides a newsletter to those signed up. Rides are open to anyone with any type of bike and there are no fees or dues. Charities supported include Ride-4-Kids, Toys for Tots and Sierra Hope. Ride information, history, and a calendar can all be found online.
Freedom Cruisers Folsom Chapter is a family-oriented club with no initiation fees or dues and no required meetings to go to. They do not discriminate against bike-types and believe in freedom for its members. Camping trips, rides and fun are all part of the group’s philosophy. The group is open to people starting up chapters in their own areas.
Gold Country Dual Sport Riders
Gold Country Dual Sport Riders primarily tours the California gold country. Their rides are scheduled roughly once a month and they ride on both paved roads as well as dirt. Most people in the group are dual sport enthusiasts, but no motorcycle is unwelcome, as long as the person is willing to take it off the paved road and onto a trail. Rides usually begin in Folsom, CA and anyone is welcome, as there are no dues, meetings, or fees to join.
Folsom HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the Folsom, CA northeast of Sacramento. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the Folsom chapter. Membership meetings are held the third Tuesday of every month in either Folsom or a surrounding town.
Blacktop Knights MC Inc.
Sanctioned by the AMA, Blacktop Knights MC is a group that promotes motorcycling in the in a positive light. Blacktop Knights participate in various charity events and involves themselves in the community. Group meets Hercules, CA on Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings. Sunday morning rides tend to be long rides. Membership is open to owners of all makes of bikes but riders must by 18 years of age or older.
Viet Nam Vets Motorcycle Club
The Viet Nam Vets Motorcycle Club Freedom chapter is a group of motorcycle enthusiasts who are veterans of the Vietnam War. Veteran awareness events are organized and respect of the soldiers past and present is compulsory. To become a member, check the website or get to know a local member. Rides and events are regularly scheduled through the website.
Temple Riders Association
The Temple Riders Association is a Mormon-oriented group with chaptersall over the U.S. and beyond. Though LDS membership is not required for the Gilroy chapter, Church standards are upheld. Make and model of bikes are not discriminated against. Rides are often organized to see Mormon temples, but that is not the only destination. Events, meetings and dinners are organized throughout the month. For more information, contact the Chapter Leader, Gary Carpenter at (408) 847-2996.
Rising Sons MC Club
Started in Hayward, California in the early 90s, the Rising Sons Motorcycle Club is all about racing motorcycles. The home raceway is Sears Point (Infineon) near Sonoma County. The club tries to attend as many races as possible in the area and sometimes organize participation in races in other areas as well. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
She Devils MC USA
The She Devil Motorcycle Club is a sisterhood of women riders based in Hayward, CA (though now there are members all over the San Francisco Bay Area. The club goes to many club functions (theirs and others) for camaraderie and also to support charity events. Only people who are recommended by other She Devils may join the motorcycle club, so attendance at events is necessary.
Top Hatters Motorcycle Club
The Hollister chapter of the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club (THMC) motorcycle club is one of five California-based chapters. Members are only Harley riders and no other bikes are allowed. The group has been together for 60 or so years and is well-established. It is more of a brotherhood club than a social club and membership is by invitation only. There is an annual event called the “Bike Blessing” that benefits a charity of the club’s choice.
Freedom Cruisers Jackson Chapter is a family-oriented club with no initiation fees or dues and no required meetings to go to. They do not discriminate against bike-types and believe in freedom for its members. Camping trips, rides and fun are all part of the group’s philosophy. The group is open to people starting up chapters in their own areas. For information email email@example.com
Mother Lode HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the town of Jackson in Amador County, CA southeast of Sacramento. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the Mother Lode chapter. Membership meetings are held the third Thursday of every month in Jackson.
Henchmen Motorcycle Club
The Henchmen Motorcycle Club is a club with four chapters in northern California. The Livermore, CA chapter participates in rides, various charity events and group functions, but their top priority is keeping the strength of their brotherhood intact. For more information check the website and sign their guestbook.
Star Touring and Riding, Lodi Chapter 102
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Lodi is the home base for chapter 102. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at https://www.startouring.org/join.aspx
Ghost Mountian Riders Motorcycle Club
Started in 1982, the Ghost Mountain Riders Motorcycle Club has grown to three chapters; one is in San Jose, one in Lompico and one is a nomadic group. The club’s runs create enthusiasm for the club and generate a lot of money for the charities of their choosing. Membership is by invitation only.
The Classic Japanese Motorcycle Club is dedicated to preserving early Japanese manufactured motorcycles. The network of club members is a great resource to find parts and information and to also a great place to find friends to ride with. In July the CJMC hold a show and swap in Auburn, CA. A membership application is available online.
Henchmen Motorcycle Club
The Henchmen Motorcycle Club is a club with four chapters in northern California. The San Jose, CA chapter participates in rides, various charity events and group functions, but their top priority is keeping the strength of their brotherhood intact. For more information check the website and sign their guestbook or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Indian Riders Group
Link defunct – couldn’t fink any California related info.
All makes and models of street and dirt cruisers are appreciated in the Parranderos Motorcycle Club. For people who want to hot rod, drink beer, and have a good time, this is your club. Based out of San Jose, CA, this group is good-time seeking and if the fun can be easy on the wallet, that’s all the better. Easy going and family oriented is the name of the game for this club. Check out the MySpace page for contact information.
North Bay Sportriders
North Bay Sportsriders is an online forum for people who want to improve their riding skills and connect with people who want to do the same. To join the group you must receive an invitation from someone who is already in the group. The How to Join link on the website gives some ideas on how to meet current members.
Yuba Sutter Sportbike Club
Yuba Sutter Sportbike Club was started for people who want to meet others with the same interest as them – to meet other people who want to ride their sport bikes in the Yuba Sutter area and other areas of northern California. The club organizes rides and other events and the online forum is a source for tips and tricks for the sport bike enthusiast.
Star Touring and Riding, Merced Chapter 212
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Merced, CA is the home base for chapter 212. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie.
Monterey Bay BMW Riders
The Monterey Bay BMW Riders Motorcycle Club is not only for owners/riders of BMW motorcycles, but most of the members are active riders. For people who are interested in riding and talking about motorcycles membership is nominal and the group meet most Saturdays. The third Saturday is the organized ride. The website provides information for joining.
BMW Riders Club of Montery
Monterey Bay Classic European Motorcycle Club
Monterey Bay Classic European Motorcycle Club is a non-profit organization that was started to preserve the tradition European Motorcycles and to promote enthusiasm Monterey Bay area. As a chapter of the Antique Automobile Club of America, the club members enjoy many benefits. Membership information is available online. Meetings are held at 7:30pm on the last Wednesday of the month.
Star Touring & Riding, Chapter 161
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Monterey, CA is the home base for chapter 161. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at https://www.startouring.org/join.aspx
Star Touring & Riding, Chapter 159
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Redwood Empire, CA is the home base for chapter 159. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at https://www.startouring.org/join.aspx
Five Fifty Nine Riders
State of Jefferson Brotherhood MC Club
The State of Jefferson Motorcycle Club bases their ideals on the State of Jefferson movement. Originally started in Happy Camp, CA, there are now chapters in Yreka, Redding, Modoc and Rouge-Medford. SOJBMC membership is by invitation only and club rules and structures are followed closely. See website for club events.
The Wildbunch Forever
The Wildbunch Forever Brotherhood Motorcycle Club based out of Northern California is a mixed race club with ideals based on diversity and freedom. Only men may join this club, but women are allowed at some functions if they are with a man. Membership is by invitation only.
California Honda Sport Touring Association
Honda Sport Touring Association (HSTA) is a national organization with chapters in both southern and northern California. Despite the name, the group is open to all makes and models of touring bikes. Various rides and events are hosted throughout the year and membership is only a completed form away (which can be found at the website).
C.R.O.S.S. Motorcycle Club & Ministries
CROSS MC Ministries is a Christian-based MC based out of northern and southern California. Members work with local churches and other Christian MCs. Members do not have to ride or own bikes, but rides are organized as well as events and fellowship. Community service is also organized. Go to website and then click “contact us” for membership information.
Oakland Motorcycle Club
Oakland and Bay area-based Oakland Motorcycle Club is a non-discriminatory club when it comes to the motorcycles allowed. Most rides start in the San Francisco Bay area. Member meeting occur every Wednesday evening in Oakland. For membership form or other information, contact a club member via email (listed on the website).
Biker Dogs Motorcycle Club
Located on three continents, Biker Dogs Motorcycle Club’s membership is open to both humans and canines alike. Founded in Oakland, CA, the club now has man and beast membership in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy and Belgium. See website for more information about events, rides and animal safety.
East Bay Rats
The East Bay Rats Motorcycle Club is not only a place to find other motorcycle riders, but also a place to find boxers. Fight Nights are scheduled and sometimes documented by educational cable channels. Based in Oakland, CA this biking and boxing club is not for the lighthearted or thin-skinned. Membership info can be found on the website.
Los Carnales Motorcycle Club
The national Los Carnales Motorcycle club was started to provide a social and brotherhood community for retired or active law enforcement officers. The Oakland chapter, along with the other chapters, only ride Harley-Davidson or other American-made motorcycles. Improving motorcycling’s public image through service to the community and conduct is high on the agenda. Meetings are half the first Friday of each month in Oakland.
Most Wanted MC Club
Oakland, Califonia-based Most Wanted Motorcycle Club is a female motorcycle club dedicated to breaking the common misconceptions about female riders. Modern women all, this group strives to be the best of what women are, excellent. Respect and sisterhood are paramount. For more information and for contact addresses check the website.
Oakland Stroke Motorcycle Club is an exclusive motorcycle club that emphasizes the brotherhood and friendship ties between serious motorcycle enthusiasts (especially modified Harleys). Club events included member-organized events as well as events by other clubs. Membership is by invitation only and requires a serious commitment
Queens Together Motorcycle Club is the west coast daughter of east coast Queens Together Making Changes. The group is comprised of women who believe in riding, and loyalty and respect for their sisters. Women of color who are confident and professional and cultivate individuality serve their community and work toward provide a positive influence in their surroundings.
Road House Monkeys
Known as an “Un-Club,” the Roadhouse Monkeys aren’t a formal club with dues, membership, or politics. The website provides a forum for people who enjoy riding and talking rides. There is a volunteer staff in three sites in central and northern California that help facilitate the forum. The Un-club was formed in Oakland, CA. See website for information and to contact the Roadhouse Monkeys
West Coast Blue Meanies
Based out of Oakland, CA the West Coast Blue Meanies aren’t affiliated with any other groups, they don’t help any causes, aren’t a social club and won’t describe what their club is. The Blue Meanies do ride motorcycles, booze it up and want you to buy their swag. The Blue Meanies don’t apologize for any of the above.
West Coast OG Riders MC
The West Coast Riderz Motorcycle Club has three northern California chapters; Modesto, Stockton, and Oakland. The original was established in Stockton. The WCOGRMC is an exclusive motorcycle club that emphasizes the ties of brotherhood and friendship between serious motorcycle enthusiasts. Membership is by invitation only. Contact information is available on the website.
Wolfpack Motorcycle Club
Existing on the principals of “Old school values, new world attitudes,” the Wolf Pack Motorcycle Club is dedicated to a diverse club population, in the truest meaning of the word diverse; everyone is welcome to apply for membership and all bikes are accepted. There are three California chapters: Oakland, Gold Country and San Diego. Membership is by invitation only.
Heavy Hitters MC
Heavy Hitters MC is based in Pittsburg, CA, but has a second chapter that rides out of Oakland. Most of members ride Harleys, but all cruisers are welcome. Heavy Hitters are a multiracial group that doesn’t make an issue out of race, color or background. Parties are open, but meetings and get-togethers are by invitation only. Go to guest book at the HH website to inquire about membership.
MotoPARS club is a sport touring group for people with a Persian background who like to learn about riding and who like to ride. The motorcycles ridden are sport/touring bikes and the rides tend to be long. Rides and events are organized through the message group. Membership information and inquiries about the club can be made through the message group.
NorCal Sportbikes is a group based on the let’s just have fun tradition. There are no rules, fees or dues. Rides are organized so that sport bike fans of Redding, Red Bluff and the North Valley area are brought together to have the pleasure of talking and riding with like-minded people. Register at the yahoo group to be included in any ride/event posting.
Redding HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the town of Redding in northern California. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the Redding chapter. Membership meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Redding.
Website brought up no information
Redding Scooter Society
Star Touring and Riding, Chapter 159
Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club
Originally called the Buffalo Troupers, the Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club was established to positively promote a motorcycle club among Blacks – throughout both the community and the country. The charter club was in Illinois, but it has since grown to have many chapters; two chapters in northern California (Sacramento and the East Bay) and one in southern California (San Diego). The NABSTMC organizes several charitable events and also mentors area youth. Members listed on the website can be contacted for more information about joining.
Capital City Motorcycle Club
The Capital City Motorcycle Club, based out of, what else, California’s capital city of Sacramento, is a club that believes in encouraging responsible riding, and to increase motorcycling actibities in the Sacramento area. Another big objective is to help promote a safe and sustainable California highway system. The club meets on Friday nights at 8pm in Sacramento.
The Desi Ryders Motorcycle club is for anyone who rides a Desi in the 916, 209, or 510 area code. Anyone with a passion for sport bikes and people who like to ride should join the club. Go to the Yahoo group site to join the group and find out more information.
No information available
Capital City Motorcycle Club
Duplicate (see two above)
BMW River City Beemers
Freed Spirits MC
The Freed Spirits Motorcycle Club is a club for riders of men V-twin cruiser and other touring motorcycles (primarily Harley Davidsons). The club attends some rallies participates in some charity and/or fund raisers. Membership is by invitation only. For more information use the email on the “Contact us” page of the website.
Gold Country Riders
The Gold Country Riders Chapter of Women on Wheel Motorcycle organization is based on Sacramento, CA. the group, at both a local and national level works to unite their members and other motorcycling enthusiasts. Men can ride as support members. There are no dues to join the local chapter, but must join the national organization. Monthly meetings are held at 6:30pm on the third Tuesday of each month in Sacramento.
Golden Eagles MC
Link defunct – no info
Gold Wing Road Rider Association
The Gold Wing Road Riders Association chapter CA-C is an organization for people who ride and own Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie bikes. The group is non-religious and non-political. The Capitol City Wings chapter of the GWRRA is based in Sacramento, CA. Members meet in Sacramento on the third Sunday of each month. Information regarding membership can be found online.
Hell Bent Motorcycle Club
In homage to James “Mother” Miles, the Hell Bent Motorcycle Club follows the traditions of motorcycling and living out on the open road. Based in Mother Miles hometown of Sacramento, membership is by invitation only and only people who gain entrance into the inner circle will be considered for membership.
Marine Corps Motorcycle Club
Only have a SoCal chapter
Messengers Motorcycle Club
The Messengers Motorcycle Club is a group of Christian bikers who are dedicated to serving Jesus on the highways and byways through motorcycling. Only American-made twin bikes are allowed for the male-only members. The group has regularly planned meetings and fellowship in addition to rides. Meetings are held on Mondays. Membership is by invitation only.
NorCal Triumph Riders
Based in Sacramento, CA, the NorCal Triumph Riders & Friends is the NorCal chapter of the Renegade Association of Triumph. The group is not a true organized club, but a group of people who are Triumph enthusiasts; therefore there are no dues, fees or meetings. At the website a person can join the newsgroup to receive ride announcements and other Triumph communications.
Roughnecks Motorcycle Club
The Sacramento chapter of the Roughnecks Motorcycle Club is one of many of the chapters of Law Enforcement personnel, both active and retired, dedicated to brotherhood and the club’s rules and codes. There are chapters of the Roughnecks all over the U.S. and beyond. The members ride American and Metric cruisers with 500+ CC engines. Contact the local organization for more information.
Sacramento Crotch Rockets
Sacramento Crotch Rockets is a motorcycle club is a group based out of Sacramento, CA. The feeling behind the club is fun and positive. Rides are organized so that like-minded motorcycle enthusiasts get together ride, and the online forum is a great resource for motorcycle tips and tricks. Log on to the forum to get to know the member and find out when the rides are scheduled.
Sacramento Road Cruisers
The Sacramento Road Cruisers Motorcycle Club is composed of motorcycle enthusiasts who like to ride in northern California. Neither bikes nor people are discriminated against – all are welcome. Club meetings are regularly schedule for the second Tuesday of the each month and rides and events are scheduled through the web forum.
Street Bike Freaks Motorcycle Club
Street Bike Freaks Motorcycle Club is based out of the Central Valley of California. Known for their stunts and their successful “Sac to the Bay” ride, SB Freaks is a group of fun-loving riders with a hefty dose of technical motorcycle skill. For more information about the SB Freaks shows and the group in general, check out the website.
The members of the Salinas chapter of the Bushido Ryders Motorcycle Club think of themselves as modern-day followers of the Japanese code. Brotherhood, camaraderie, charity and loyalty are values the club is dedicated to. Members are accepted on a case-by-case basis if the person shows interest in the club during the organized activities. Email Bushidoryders_s831@sbcglobal.net for more information.
Singles Motorcycle Club
Association of California Trailriders
Association of California Trailriders has been riding the Sierra of Northern and Central California for 25 years. The members pay a yearly membership fee, but nothing for the rides themselves. All of the trails have been checked out in advance so that the group isn’t disappointed…or lost. People interested in becoming members should read up on the rules and guidelines before signing up.
BMW Norcal Club
The BMW Club of Northern California is a group for BMW motorcycle enthusiasts in Northern California. The group organizes rides and camping trips and is a resource for people who want to improve their technical skills on a motorcycle. Membership can be achieved by attending three club meetings within a six month period or, for temporary membership, attend the’49er Rally in June.
Wind and Fire MC
Wind & Fire Motorcycle Club, Barbary Coast Chapter (#57) is a Harley riding club of firefighters & associates based in San Francisco, CA. Barbary Coast incorporates the history of SF and the spirit of the club’s members – a little wild and fun. The chapter’s charities include support for fellow firefighters, associates, AARBF Burn Camp, widows and orphans funds and toy programs. Harley riding firefighters may join by applying to the national organization.
San Francisco Bay Hooligans Association
San Francisco Bay Monster Hooligans Association is a motorcycle club for owners of Ducati Monsters. Rides in Northern California are regularly scheduled and the club was formed for Ducati camaraderie and promotion of the Desmo legacy. People with different makes and models of motorcycles are invited to join in on the rides.
Singles Motorcycle Club
Singles Motorcycle Club was established help men and women interested in motorcycles meet one another. Club rides are arranged at least twice a month. Various other types of social mixers happen as well. All makes and models of bikes are accepted. There are no membership dues to join. Most people join the forum, join a couple of rides and then apply for membership.
San Francisco Motorcycle Club
Presumably the 2nd oldest motorcycling club in San Francisco, the San Francisco Motorcycle Club is still going strong. People of all walks of life and gender and owners of any kind of bike are welcome. Meetings are open to anyone, but membership is by invitation only, but a prospective period must be realized first. Club members meet every Thursday.
Ad Hoc Riders
The Ad Hoc is a group of gay bikers who ride all makes and models of motorcycles. Group rides and events are usually scheduled just two to three days in advance, hence the group’s name. Safe and sane rides are adhered to and the members are casual about the routes. Rides usually start in San Francisco. People interested in riding with Ad Hoc should check the website for the e-mail address.
Barbary Coast MC
The Barbary Coast Morotcycle Club is based in San Francisco, CA. Motorcycles, brotherhood, camaraderie and riding are big on the agenda. They also raise funds for disabled vets, so they can’t be all that dastardly, no matter what their patch’s pirate may say. For contact information click on the contact us button on the website.
Bay Area Delinquents MC
The Bay Area Delinquents Motorcycle Club is a club based out of both Alameda and Santa Clara counties. They celebrate their differences and sameness through the brotherhood and camaraderie of the club’s shield. Events and rides are regularly scheduled. Interested parties should email info@bad-mc dot com. Mandatory meeting attendance is required for all members.
Ducati Vintage Club
The Ducati Vintage Club (DVC) is for enthusiasts of Ducatis from 1988 or prior. Restoration racing, riding and obsessing about Ducati’s is this club’s specialty. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, this group is a great resource for information on Ducati parts, tips and tricks. There is a Yahoo group where information and ideas are exchanged. Information can be found on the DVC website. The group meets in San Jose on the second Monday of each month.
Golden State Guards
The Golden Gate Guards is a social club promoting camaraderie among the alternative lifestyle community members who are also interested in motorcycles and riding. The club is charitably active and is involved in several fundraisers every year. Meetings are held are held the first Monday of each month. Active and Associate memberships are available.
Hearts of Thunder
Hearts of Thunder is a women’s motorcycle club based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Riding together, helping others, camaraderie and sisterhood are all important to this group. The group meets the third Wednesday of each month. For membership information, or to email a question, go to the Hearts of Thunder website.
San Francisco Woman’s Motorcycle Contingent
Duplicate – Dykes on Bikes (see the top of the list)
Silent Skulls Lone Bikers MC
The Silent Skulls Lone Motorcycle Club is a non-group of anonymous riders spread across states and countries with no home base. The non-traditional club consists of leaderless lone riders who share the love for the open road. Only lone bikers are welcome to be in the club, but all lone bikers are welcome. Membership is only available to insiders who know where the club rides and meets up.
American Sportbike Night
Buell and other American sport bikes are the motorcycles represented in this San Leandro-based group. Monthly get-togethers are arranged so that like-minded people can exchange stories, tips, tricks and have a good time. Buells are the focus, but all makes and models are welcome. There are no membership dues since it is not an official club, just a group. Email contact is available online.
California Posse MC
The California Posse Motorcycle Club is a free form group of riders that are based in San Mateo County, CA. They strive to ride free and are always discovering new ways to make that happen. To contact the club and to find out more information, check out the website and submit a “contact us” form.
The Noble Creed Motorcycle Club is based in San Mateo County, CA. Motorcycles, Brotherhood, camaraderie and riding are big on the agenda. Members are accepted on a case-by-case basis if the person shows interest in the club during the organized activities. For information contact the club through their MySpace page that you can find through the website.
The members of the San Jose chapter of the Bushido Ryders Motorcycle Club think of themselves as modern-day followers of the Japanese code. Brotherhood, camaraderie, charity and loyalty are values the club is dedicated to. Members are accepted on a case-by-case basis if the person shows interest in the club during the organized activities. Email email@example.com for more information.
Pathfinders Motorcycle Club
Pathfinders MC is based in San Jose. They meet in San Jose on the first Sunday of the month and Sunnyvale on the third Tuesday. The clean and sober club is serious about maintaining the integrity of the safe and sane philosophy of AA and NA. They are affiliated with their brother chapters of the Pathfinders of the east coast. Contact information can be found on their website.
P & D Promotions
Isn’t a club, it is a promoter of clubs
San Jose Dons MC
The San Jose Dons Motorcycle Club is a club that is dedicated to advocating motorcycling. They promote rider safety, public relations between themselves and others, and the rights of riders. One of the older motorcycle clubs in the Bay Area, the Dons are AMA associated and the Confederation of Clubs. Meetings are held at 6:30 the first and third Wednesday of each month. People interested in becoming members must have participated in at least three club events in a row and must get general club approval. General and pricing information can be found on the website.
BSA Owners Club
Organized out of Novato, CA, the BSA Owners Club of Northern California is dedicated to preserving and riding the BSA motorcycles. This club is active throughout the world with its parent club being in the United Kingdom. Rides, meetings and events are scheduled regularly throughout the year. Membership form is available online and newsletters are sent out monthly.
San Jose RAT Pack
Based in San Jose, CA, San Jose RAT Pack is a group of people who are Triumph enthusiasts. Rides are organized on the second Sunday of each month and planning meetings on the second Wednesday. Email the group to find out more general information or information about joing the RAT pack.
Ridge Runners MC
This link isn’t for the MC, it is a general website for the AMA
Vampires Motorcycle Club
The Vampires Motorcycle club is a motorcycle and scooter club with chapters in both Santa Cruz and San Francisco, CA. Having fun and riding is tops for this amusement-seeking club. The online forum is not only a place to find out about rides and events, but also a place to contact the organizers.
Wind and Fire MC
Wind & Fire Motorcycle Club, Santa Cruz Chapter (#88) is a Harley riding club of firefighters & associates based in Santa Cruz, CA. Santa Cruz incorporates the history of the area and the spirit of the club’s members – a little wild and fun. The chapter’s charities include support for fellow firefighters, associates, AARBF Burn Camp, widows and orphans funds and toy programs. Harley riding firefighters may join by applying to the national organization.
Redwood Riders Motorcycle Club
Redwood Riders Motorcycle Club promotes motorcycling safely, technical education and positive biker reputation. Redwood Riders are open to all makes, models, brands and types of of both motorcycles and scooters. Monthly meetings are scheduled at 7pm on the third Tuesday of each month in Santa Rosa.
Redwood Riders Motorcycle Club
Duplicate (see above)
The Pit Crew
Based out of Sonoma County, CA, the Pit Crew Motorcycle Club is an elusive group of motorcycle enthusiasts. Meetings are held regularly on the first Friday night of the month. Join the online forum to find out the riding schedule and to meet Joe and maybe find his clubhouse.
The Chrome Divas is a ladies-only group originating in Florida. California has four chapters: Central, Southern, Inland Empire and the Sierra Foothills. Formed to allow camaraderie and community participation between members the Chrome Divas are not a motorcycle club, just a group of women who like motorcycles and like to commune with other women who do as well. Fundraising for needy groups is an important part of the Chrome Diva agenda. The form to join is available online.
Top Hatters Motorcycle Club
The Sierra Mountains chapter of the Top Hatters Motorcycle Club (THMC) motorcycle club is one of five California-based chapters. Members are only Harley riders and no other bikes are allowed. The group has been together for 60 or so years and is well-established. It is more of a brotherhood club than a social club and membership is by invitation only. There is an annual event called the “Bike Blessing” that benefits a charity of the club’s choice.
Silicon Valley MC
The Silicon Valley Motorcycle Club is a group that promotes motorcycling within the Korean-American community of the South San Francisco Bay Area. Encouraging safe riding and technical skills education is a goal of the group as well as ride and event participation. To request more information about the group or to become a member, submit the “contact us” form at the bottom of their home page.
Wind and Fire MC
Wind and Fire MC
Based out of Sonoma County, CA, the Pit Crew Motorcycle Club is an elusive group of motorcycle enthusiasts. Meetings are held regularly on the first Friday night of the month. Join the online forum to find out the riding schedule and to meet Joe and maybe find his clubhouse.
Bay Area Sportsters
Bay Area Sportsters is a Bay Area MC that organizes group rides, social events and provides a forum for tech tips for Sportster and Buell owners. There are usually monthly rides and meetings. Join by going to website, and provide information in the Member Information Database. Meetings are usually held on Fridays at 6:00pm at Big Dogs in San Jose.
Ancient Iron Motortcycle Club
The originator of the West Coast “Bike Blessing,” the Ancient Iron Motorcycle Club is based in Santa Clara County, CA and events happen around the San Jose area. Club members only ride American-made motorcycles and membership is by invitation only. To find out about club events and more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
South Bay HOG
South Bay HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the South San Francisco Bay Area of Californai. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the South Bay chapter.
South Bay Riders
South Bay Riders is an online community that allows local riders of the South San Francisco Bay Area a place to organize rides and create motorcycling connections. Makes and models of bikes are not discriminated against and people of all skill levels as well. Sign up to the online forum to start connecting.
Star Touring & Riding, Chapter 209
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Santa Clara County in California is the home base for chapter 209. All makes and models of bikes are welcome, though the Star line of motorcycles is the chapter’s namesake. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at https://www.startouring.org/join.aspx
Based out of Stockton, CA, the Road Queens Motorcycle Club was formed to change the stereotypical image of female motorcycle riders. The group’s members strive to be good role models to family, friends and community and they give back to the community through volunteer work and charity activities. Member rides, events, activities are all required for membership. For more information check the website’s list of have-tos.
Port Stockton Motorcycle Club
The Port Stockton Motorcycle Club (PSMC) is based in Stockton, CA and is one of the oldest clubs in the U.S. The club is family-oriented club and provides a social atmosphere for motorcycle enthusiasts in a friendly way. Three club functions must be attended to become a member and prospective members must also be members in good standing of the AMA.
North County Riders
North County Riders Motorcycle Club is an exclusive motorcycle club that emphasizes the brotherhood and friendship ties between serious motorcycle enthusiasts. Club events included member-organized events as well as events by other clubs. Membership is by invitation only and requires a serious commitment.
Blue Knights CA Chapter XVIII
Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club is a fraternal organization of both retired and active law enforcement men and women who enjoy motorcycles and are dedicated to the sport of motorcycling. Chapter 18 is located in Tracy, CA and is one of the many chapters all over the U.S. and Canada.
Mendocino County HOG
Mendocino County HOG
Star Touring and Riding Chapter 315
Mendocino County HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the town of Ukiah in northern California. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the Mendocino County chapter. Membership meetings are held the first Thursday of every month in Ukiah.
POW MIA Riders
The POW-MIA Riders is a motorcycle club made up of veterans. Members are active, reserve forces and retired members of all of the branches of armed services. The POW/MIA Riders organized to help veterans with their various issues. Members must have been honorably discharged, be a DD-214, be a veteran, be on active duty, or be a member of the reserve forces or National Guard.
Star Touring & Riding, Chapter 315
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Solano County in California is the home base for chapter 315. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at https://www.startouring.org/join.aspx
Vagos Motorcycle Club
Lots of gang press about this MC
Phantom Ghost Riders
The Phantom Ghost Riders Motorcycle Club has a goal of creating a safe and family-oriented riding environment for motorcycle riders. The PGRMC participates in local and other California events. The club believes in participation and giving back to the community. Contact the group through their website.
Vallejo HOG is a chapter of the National HOG (Harley Owners Group) and is based out of the city of Vallejo in northern California. Members participate in events and charitable endeavors as well as the rides. A valid National HOG number is required for membership in the Vallejo chapter. Membership meetings are held the third Monday of every month in Vallejo, CA.
Star Touring and Riding, Visalia Chapter 163
Star Touring and Riding Association is a national organization of family-oriented, friendly motorcycle riders. Visalia, CA is the home base for chapter 163. All makes and models of bikes are welcome. Safe, stress-free rides are what they strive for as well as fun and camaraderie. To become a member, complete a membership form on the national website at https://www.startouring.org/join.aspx
American Legion Riders
The American Legion Riders is a riding club directly affiliated with the American Legion. Each chapter rides out of the American Legion Post of that area. There are over 890 posts from 48 states with riding club associations. California currently has 27 chapters including the West Sacramento chapter aka Post 440. Post 440 follows the rules of the organization including conduct, charity and education. To find out more about becoming an ALR, call (916) 371-7245
National Agenda for Motorcycle Safety Implementation Project