Dawn Patrol Motorcycle Club was established in 1937
by a handful of guys who rode together. Their goal was to preserve and
strengthen friendship among motorcyclists, encourage members to engage
in safe motorcycle recreation and educate members and the public in
motorcycle safety. They wanted to increase interest in motorcycling and
Today, we try to carry on their tradition. We sponsor two motorcycle
runs each year, one on Memorial Day weekend (Sunday) and one on the
Labor Day weekend (also Sunday). All
makes and models of motorcycles are welcome at our events.
The Dawn Patrol Motorcycle club has been a member of
the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) since it was founded,
winning several awards for its work and participation in the AMA. Our
club has always been a family oriented club, a place where you feel
comfortable bringing your spouse or children.
We have an "open-door policy" and are always glad to
have guests come to our meetings. New
members are always welcome. If you are not interested in
joining a club, you would still be welcome to join us on rides or trips.
After you get to know us, you might change your mind.
We start our runs at a designated location, usually at
the fire station nearby, travel through the New Jersey countryside, and
end up at our clubhouse in Bradley Gardens. At the end of the run, all
who attend will be able to sit in the shade of an old oak tree and chow
down on some of the best food you will get at any run. If the old oak
tree isn't your thing, you can sit down on one of the many picnic
benches in a shaded part of our of our multi-acre grove. You can spend
the afternoon browsing the vendors selling their wares, where you can
buy anything from rings to decals to patches to pin striping for your
The day continues with music, 50/50 and the drawing
of the many door prizes. The scenery of the ride and the food at the end
of the run make for an enjoyable motorcycling day.
Members go on several club trips each year. Some are
day trips, and some include one or more overnight stays, to places such
as Lake George, NY, Carlisle, PA and various other locations in the
If you would like to get in touch or be added to our
mailing list, just contact us. We invite you to come visit our
organization at our clubhouse on Friday night (9PM in the summer, 8PM in
the winter) during one of our meetings or a Friday night social (last
Friday of the month). We look forward to seeing you!
For more information contact one of our officers or email us at: