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Postal address
4994 Newton Road 
       Hamburg, NY 14075
       *Appointments only please, we are not a business.
 
E-mail
For Buffalo and Western New York Events Newsletter info contact: 
David "Dave O" Owczarczyk  at
DaveO@Cyberspokes.com
*IMPORTANT NOTE:  
Please put something motorcycle related in the Subject field when emailing us.
The influx of spam & virus emails have forced us to delete all other unidentifiable emails.
If you want us to list your event or business, please read our SERVICES page BEFORE you email us! Don't worry if we don't get back to you immediately. We only check our email a couple times a week so we can spend the rest of our time riding!
 

We are also now on Facebook and YouTube!


Congratulations to Sharon O. & Carolyn from Cyberspokes!
They have been chosen by Harley Davidson to appear on
the official logo for all Harley Happening merchandise.
Now we really know Harley has great taste!

 


Annual Food Bank Motorcycle Run & Benefit Party! 

 

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Cyberspokes VP & Prez, Sharon & Dave O. on 
The Panhead Chopper 

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                    ... and our dedicated volunteers !!

 


Dave O. with Lori Stachowiak & Marylou Borowiak President/CEO Food Bank of WNY

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Cyberspokes President "Dave O" presents donations to the Fire Co. and The Food Bank.

Why are we here?

Our #1 purpose is to support the Buffalo and Western New York motorcycling community while helping to promote fundraisers for charitable organizations and other biker-related causes.
We do this site as a FREE SERVICE to support the cause.
We are a 100% VOLUNTEER dis-ORGANIZATION!
Cyberspokes.com has been around since 1999, which is a very long time as far as the Internet goes.
We've seen many many web sites come and go over the years. Beware of those here-today-gone tomorrow imitators that spam & scam you and try to sell you stuff!
We pride ourselves on our honesty and integrity.

Through our Buffalo & Western New York Events page, we provide an opportunity for local motorcycle clubs, dealerships, vendors and individual motorcyclists to join together to make a positive contribution to the community and to the motorcycling image.  We are also the founders of the Annual Motorcycle Run and Benefit Party for the Food Bank of Western New York.

We've helped promote events for many charity organizations including:
AIDS Family Services, ALS- Lou Gehrig Disease, Alzheimer's Association, American Academy of Ballet, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Meals on Wheels, Arthritis Foundation, Aurora Adult Day Care Center, Baker Victory Services, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Black Rock Riverside Housing, Bornhava Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo, Buffalo Hearing & Speech, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Camp Good Days, Canine Helpers for the Handicapped, Carly's Club (Roswell Park), Children's Hospital Lung Unit, Community Missions, Cornerstone Manor, Cradle Beach Camp, Crisis Services, Crohns & Colitis Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis, Delaware YMCA, Disabled American Veterans, Dreams to Memories, Epilepsy Association of WNY, FANA-WNY, Food Bank of WNY, Franciscan Center, Friends of Night People, Gateway Longview, Gerard Place, Gilda's Club, Girl Scout Council of Bflo & Erie County, HANCI ,Harvest House, Hospice Essential Care Unit, Jimmy V Foundation, Junior Achievement, Kevin Guest House. Kids Escaping Drugs, Lukemia & Lymphoma Society, Lymphoma & Lukemia, March of Dimes, Mercy Flight, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Muscular Distrophy Association Music is Art Niagara Frontier Radio Reading Service Niagara Hospice Niagara Police Athletic League, Nickel City Athletic Fund, Old First Ward Community Center, Olmstead Center for the Visually Impaired, Opportunities Unlimited, People, Inc., Police Athletic League of Buffalo, Pregnant with Cancer Network, Ronald McDonald House, Roswell Park, SABAH, SASI, Sisters Hospital Foundation, South Community Table, SPCA, Spina Bifida Association, St. Vincent de Paul, Studio Arena Theatre, The Morlock Foundation, Inc., V Foundation (Roswell Park), Warm Fund, Willie Hutch Jones Sports Clinic, Wyatt Kyle Sutker Foundation, YMCA and many more!

We also want to demonstrate to the public and to all officials that motorcycling is more than a stimulating and invigorating recreation. For many people, riding is a socially responsible form of personal transportation that saves energy, reduces congestion, adds parking spaces, helps the environment and provides a broad range of other public benefits. Today there are over two hundred and twenty million cars and light trucks crowding American roads and seven million registered motorcycles. If more motorcycles become a regular part of the transportation mix, it will help make urban parking easier and traffic will flow better.

Motorcycle registrations are on the rise! In 1999 New York State had 190,745 registered motorcycles and Western New York had 25,540. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles reports that the registrations have risen to over 400 thousand for New York State and over 60 thousand registered motorcycles for Buffalo and Western New York!

World wide demand for motorcycles is forecast to advance to 41.9 million units, valued at $40 billion within the next few years.  Motorcycles are appealingly fuel-effecient. Motorcycles get 50.1 mpg on average, while passenger cars get 22.3 mpg, and light trucks and SUV's get only 17.7 mpg. A motorcycle with a 5-gallon tank can go 200-250 miles between fill-ups!  

So another words, not only is it fun to ride a motorcycle but...
BIKERS HELP SAVE THE WORLD !!

We are also members and big supporters of ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Towards Education).
ABATE and other organizations like, AMA (American Motorcyclist Association), MRF (Motorcycle Riders Foundation) and NCOM  (National Coalition of Motorcyclists) are crucial to supporting our rights.
If you are not a member, you should join NOW.

We strongly support and respect our local fire fighters, law enforcement, emergency responders and our active and veteran military forces. Without you, our freedom would be non-existent!

Our mission is to be a straight-forward, easy-to-use, old-school, back-to-basics, no-frills "Virtual Motorcycle Club" and web site catering to motorcycle enthusiasts. Our club t-shirts and helmet stickers have been voted "Best Biker Design"!  We also pride ourselves on being a Motorcycle Directory with a "personal touch". Whether your a BIKER who likes to "Ride the Net" or a Computer Nut who likes bikes, you'll want to visit Cyberspokes.com daily!

In additions to hundreds of motorcycle-related sites and event calendars, Cyberspokes.com also provides access to Biker chat rooms, free classifieds, tech tips and discussions groups. We can also show you how to find sites specializing in Tattoos, Blues, Rock & Roll, and more biker favorites.

Because we realize that not everyone can afford (or wants) a high-speed Internet connection, we designed our site to be a bare-bones no-frills resource.  Unlike many other sites which make you wait 10-minutes while you download useless graphics or flash images, we make it as easy as possible for you to get to the information you need, quickly and efficiently. This also makes it much easier to use with your Smartphone and other mobile devices.

Find information about our informal Cyberspokes Club Meetings on our Clubhouse page.

Looking for something for you or your Bike? Somewhere to ride? Something to do? Whatever it is... this site will help you discover where to find it.

Please note: We HIGHLY encourage you to patronize your LOCAL BUSINESSES FIRST.  Then, if they can't help you... "Ride the Net".

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Support Our Troops!


Who supports Cyberspokes?

Cyberspokes.com is now recognized as one of the BEST motorcycle-related directories on the Internet!
So if you own a biker-related business, or you are organizing a biker event, you will definitely want to take advantage or our FREE SERVICES program.


On April 3rd 2005, we had 18 inches of snow in Hamburg, NY.  
A week later, it was 65 degrees and sunny.
Same thing happened in 2012.
In November 2014 we had 7 feet of snow.
Then it went up to 60 degrees in December.

What makes Cyberspokes different from the others?

Cyberspokes originally started out in 1999 when David J. Owczarczyk, aka "Dave O" was looking for a way to combine his love of motorcycles with helping out those less fortunate in the community.

But, as both the Internet and the motorcycle industry were getting very popular, we started to notice that several things were happening.  There were plenty of Motorcycle-related web sites being created everyday but most of them were either too large and impersonal, or too small and basic.  Many of the Motorcycle Directory sites automatically added any link or event which was submitted, without even checking to see what they were!  Most of the Motorcycle Club or Personal Sites just contained a lot of boobie-shots and four-letter words.  

Now, don't get me wrong.  We like a good dose of smut every now and then too but...
Our goal is to create a site which combines the "personal touch" of a Virtual Motorcycle Club (VMC) with the information-rich features of a Motorcycle Directory.

We also noticed that it can be VERY DIFFICULT and EXPENSIVE for most biker-related businesses and charities to list themselves or their events on the World Wide Web.  You should be able to dedicate your money and efforts on RUNNING YOUR BUSINESS or CHARITY, not on worrying about computers.  Unless you want to of course.  That's why we offer our FREE SERVICES program.  


History of  Our Founder


It all started back in June of 1965 when Chester & Adeline Owczarczyk of Lackawanna, New York gave birth to a "bouncing baby biker".  Tipping the scales at almost 10 pounds, it was pretty obvious that chubby little Davie was not going to be a successful ballerina.

"Dave O" used to love when his big brother Chet' Junior's friend Eddie would roar into the driveway on his Harley to visit, or when the local Lackawanna Motorcop would let him sit on his department-issued Panhead.  Chet Junior was always tinkering with an old car in the backyard and he often took little Davie along on his weekly trips to the junkyard. This influence led to hours of enjoyment playing with his favorite toy, the Evel Knievel Stunt Motorcycle set.  Also, Mom & Dad O found themselves buying "Dave O" a new Big Wheel (and pair of Tough-Skins) just about every 6 months or so, because his radical driving would shred the plastic front tires to bits.  Or was it the fact that most 8 year-olds shouldn't weigh 170 pounds?  Tough-Skins were supposed to have reinforced knees but Davie was a hefty fella, so by the time his mom tailored them for his girth, they were actually Tough-Ankles.  He then graduated to jumping ramps with his Huffy Thunder-Road and other assorted banana-bicycles.

Although "Dave O's" mom wouldn't let him own his own motorized 2-wheeler, he took advantage of every chance he could get to ride his buddy Vince's mini-bike and his friend Kenny's dirt bike.  One day he side swiped a moving car on the mini-bike, and then the next day he witnessed one of his ramp-jumping buddies break an arm.  But hey, that only added to the mystique!

As a teen-ager "Dave O" was your typical beer-drinking, rock & roll'n, piss pot but he always kept his head on straight and tried to keep run-ins with the authorities down to a minimum.  Although he enjoyed his share of inexpensive, fixer-up cars and four-by-fours, there was still no cash (or Mom's permission) for a Harley in his driveway.

Fast-forward 20 years later, "Dave O" was now settled down enough (with his marriage, job, mortgage, car payments, and college degree in computer science) to afford a used Harley Davidson Sporty.  "Dave O" and his wife Sharon's first long trip was a 700+ mile round-trip to Vermont.  On an 883 with a stock seat and straight pipes, this could best be described as "hemorrhoids on a jack-hammer".  But that didn't scare them.  After all they've been married for over 20 years!  

Sometimes they rode, sometimes they trailered, and sometimes they flew... but one thing was for damn sure:  Daytona, Sturgis, Laconia, Myrtle Beach, and more were now a reality.  "Dave O" sold the Sporty six years later, and got his "Panhead Chopper" with a 96 c.i. stroker power-plant.  

But then tragedy struck!

 

Dave O. was rushed to the emergency room in excruciating pain. His appendix had burst wide open! The doctor said he may not make it if they didn't operate immediately. After weeks in the hospital, multiple surgeries, and years of recovery for a Peritonitis, liver infections, and Crohn's disease, Dave O. slowly made it back in the saddle. Then, a few years later Dave's wife Sharon was taken to the Emergency Room with a serious Pulmonary Embolism. So, needless to say, they can't hit ALL the biker events anymore.

Dave had to sell the Panhead Chopper but he still rides! 
Dave used his down-time to find a Harley FLH Police Special being auctioned off on eBay by the Akron, Ohio Sheriff's Department. It's funny how a NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE makes you think about what is REALLY important in life.

Although "Dave O" does most of the web stuff for Cyberspokes,  Sharon is the reluctant talent behind all of the our flyers and much much more.  And don't forget our Public Relations guru Carolyn "Cartman" Dubicki. She's the best! 

Check this pic of Dave O and R2K at Hog Holiday riding Sharon's 1979 Kawasaki KZ-650.  Hey, no jap-bike jokes! It doesn't matter what you ride, as long as your ride!

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Check us out on our YouTube and Facebook pages!

Ride Free !!
Sharon & Dave O
Cyberspokes.com