California Motorcyclist Safety Program

BACA – Bikers Against Child Abuse International Bikers Against Child Abuse (BACA) exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children.

Bella Gypsies WMC – Bella Gypsies were founded in 2010 and have members in Santa Clarita and San Fernando Valleys.   Our purpose is to be a club where our members can experience and be a part of a sisterhood of motorcycle riders and bikers.

CMA – Christian Motorcycle Association

Dangerous Curves – non-brand specific women’s motorcycle Club with members all over the greater SF Bay Area.  Meetings held quarterly and events and rides occur several times a month.  Women riders can join after qualifying and can then sponsor men to become affiliate members – see website for details

Devil Dolls Motorcycle Club – Diverse membership.

Dharma Bums Motorcycle Club – 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 join or to ride along.  Go to the Yahoo! group to find out more and join the group.   http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dharmabums/

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.

East Side Moto Babes – Another West Coast Women’s Club, they are based in the Los Angeles area.

Freedom Crusiers – Folsom Chapter is family oriented club with no initiation fees or dues and no required meetings to go to.  They do not discriminated against bike-types and believe in freedom for its members.  Camping trips, rides and fun are all part of the group’s philosophy.

Gold Wing Road Rider Association – CA2Q  for people who ride and own Honda Gold Wing/Valkyrie bikes.  Non-religious and non-political.  Dublin chapter of the GWRRA is based in Dublin, CA.  More information online.

CA2K – Fairfield, CA chapter

Montgomery Street Motorcycle Club – open to professional men and women in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Only 40 members at one time so the wait can be as lengthy as the rides, which are often to destinations outside of the the Bay Area.  The quality of the overnight accommodations and food is a consideration in our membership

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 eligbility.  The group meets monthly visit website for more information

Port Stockton MC  Riding and Serving the Community since 1940

Raw Silk MC Club – women’s motorcycle club based out of the SF Bay Area.  Clean and sober club is relatively small, but members current or retired create a strong sisterhood.  Memebership requirements are few, but include a minimum of 1 year sobriety in AA or NA.  Inquire at memberinfo@rawsilkmc.com

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. for more information email srmc@salinasramblersmc.org or website

Shades of Soul Motorcycle Club –  Womens 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.

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.  visit website for more info.

Survivors MC Club – San Francisco based clean and sober MC dedicated to ride the highways and enjoy rides without substance abuse.  Members must voluntarily attend recovery meetings or other programs.  Interested parties must go to the Survivors MC meeting to be considered for membership.

Temple Riders Association.  LDS membership is not required for the Gilroy chapter,  church standards are upheld.  Rides are often organized to see Mormon temples, but that is not the only destination.  for more info contact the chapter leader, Gary Carpenter at 408-847-2966

Ton Up NorCal – affiliate of the Ton Up Club, whose philosophy is that classic bikes should be ridden as well as a strong Rockabilly influence.  Cafe racers or  cafe style bikes are requirement, no cruisers.  Riding is the M.O., not meetings.

Top Hatters Motorcycle Club – Five California-based Chapters.  Members are only Harley Riders and no other bikes are allowed.  Group has been together since 1947 and is well established.  It is more of a brotherhood club than a social club and membership is by invitation only.

The Breakfast Club – 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 more information about membership contact majordomo@snafu.org

Venice Vixens – You can find these California girls at events around the area and on any track in the city.  The women in this club are even sometimes known to hop aboard a dirt bike.

Widows Sons Masonic Riding Association of California  (W.S.M.R.A. of Cali) – The Widow’s Sons of California, is an independent and sovereign body of Master Masons in the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of California and under the Grand council of the California Widow’s Sons Grand Council.

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