MSMC Forums  





» What is the MSMC?
The Montgomery Street Motorcycle Club (MSMC) was founded in San Francisco in 1969. We’re proud of our members, our events, and our history.

Members are experienced, conscientious riders from the SF Bay Area. We focus on sport-touring, though members’ interests include off-road riding, long-distance rallies, adventure touring, track days, and racing. Members’ tastes tend toward European brands; many own multiple bikes. Members are active in the local motorcycle community, have prominent roles in brand-specific organizations, and have shown bikes at the Quail Gathering. Others have encyclopedic knowledge of California roads and attractions.

The Club holds at least one riding event per month ranging from half-day local rides to overnight destination rides that cover 900-1200 miles over 2-3 days to places like Pismo, Bridgeport, Weaverville, Quincy, Death Valley, and beyond.

Day rides often end with social events held at a member’s home or lunch at an interesting local venue. We have a formal holiday party each December that marks the end of the riding season and kicks off planning for the next one.

Founded by advertising and finance executives working on Montgomery Street in San Francisco, the club was known in the 1970s and 80s for its exclusivity and affluent members, business executives who insisted on luxury accommodations and lavish diversions. But riding credentials were always paramount: we famously turned down Malcolm Forbes for membership.

Today, the Club has members from diverse walks of life. Rides and events focus on camaraderie and adventure, enjoying the rugged beauty of California and our home city of San Francisco. We visit a variety of venues: rustic cabins, historical lodges, classic motor-motels…and yes, even the occasional upscale resort.

With nearly 50 years of history we’ve amassed a large collection of Club photographs, media about the Club, and a library of ride itineraries, many including GPX files. These are accessible via our dedicated website.

The MSMC is limited to 40 Active Members. Openings usually occur only when a member moves away from the Bay Area or gives up the sport.

Take a look around to get to know the Montgomery Street Motorcycle Club.

For membership information, please review the FAQ.
» Random MSMC Picture
random MSMC picture

The random picture above is selected from this gallery.

» Recent Threads
No Threads to Display.
» Motorcycling News
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: More From Friday At The Japanese Grand Prix
Oct 20, 2018 - 4:56 AM - by MSMC NewsBot
Zarco and Syahrin kick off Japan Grand Prix in strong form


Monster Yamaha Tech3 rider Johann Zarco initiated Friday in Motegi with a stunning third fastest time, after getting up to speed quickly this morning. In mixed condi...

... [Read More]
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoAmerica Superbike: Valentin Debise Testing Yoshimura Suzu
Oct 20, 2018 - 4:56 AM - by MSMC NewsBot
ValentinDebise tested the Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000 Superbike at Auto Club Speedway onFriday morning, alongside MotoAmerica Superbike Champion Toni Elias.
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoAmerica: Team Co-Owner Dale Quarterley Driving In NASCAR
Oct 20, 2018 - 4:56 AM - by MSMC NewsBot
Quarterley Racing/On Track Development Team Co-Owner and former AMA Pro Superbike racer Dale Quarterley is driving in a NASCAR Whelen Euro Series event at Belgium's Zolder Circuit this weekend.


Read more here:
[nytimes.com] - Saturday Night Bikes
Oct 20, 2018 - 4:56 AM - by MSMC NewsBot
Meadowlands Racetrack is usually home to thoroughbreds or harness racers. But on a recent Saturday, a different kind of horsepower was on display.

Click here for full... [Read More]
[motorcyclistonline] - Four American-Made Alternatives To Harley-Davidson
Oct 20, 2018 - 4:56 AM - by MSMC NewsBot

... [Read More]
» News Archive
[motorcycledaily.com] - #ARGWorldSBK– Day 2:*Sensational Rea makes it nine in a row i
Today 04:56 AM
[motorcycledaily.com] - Scheib Scored Points in His First Race with MV Agusta Reparto
Today 04:56 AM
[motorcycledaily.com] - Argentina Proves a Tough Challenge for Lowes and Van Der Mark
Today 04:56 AM
[motorcycledaily.com] - The Aruba.it Racing ? Ducati team on the podium in Race 1 in
Today 04:56 AM
[motorcycledaily.com] - Pata Yamaha Push Hard in Challenging Race 2 in Argentina (Ind
Today 04:56 AM
[motorcycledaily.com] - #ARGWorldSBK Day 3*?*Ten out of ten: Rea extends perfect run
Today 04:56 AM
[motorcycledaily.com] - The Aruba.it Racing ? Ducati team on the podium again in Race
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Martin heads Ramirez, Bezzecchi in Moto3™ FP3
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Quartararo quickest from Schrötter in FP3
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - RTM to broadcast MotoGP™ in Malaysia
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Dovizioso, Crutchlow, Zarco split by 0.030 in FP3
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Lorenzo joins Matt Birt and Steve Day for FP4
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Rodrigo revels in qualifying to beat McPhee, Bezzecchi
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Marquez tops FP4 despite crash, Crutchlow P2
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Bautista and Nakagami through to Q2 shootout
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - MotoE™: Esponsorama announce Simeon and Granado
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Bagnaia seals sixth pole of the season in Motegi
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Dominant Dovi storms to pole as Marquez settles for P6
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Miller “semi-satisfied” with Motegi front row
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Zarco: “I’m happy to be fast again”
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Riders predict a close encounter at the Japanese GP
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - Matsuyama makes it a double and Noguchi closes in
Today 04:56 AM
[motogp.com] - The numbers outweighing Marquez’ title chance in Motegi...
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP Friday Round Up: Losing Lorenzo, Dovizioso
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto3 FP3 Result: Martin Leaps Late
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP FP3 Result: Dovizioso Locked In
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto2 FP3 Result: Quartararo Flies in the Dry
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto3 Qualifying Result: New Leaders To The Same*
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP FP4 Result: Honda Snatch One Back
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP Qualifying Result: There When It Matters
Today 04:56 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto2 Qualifying Result: Start As You Mean To Go
Today 04:56 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - Moto3 World Championship: Jakub Kornfeil Quickest In FP1 At M
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso Close To Race Lap Record In FP1 At M
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - Moto2 World Championship: Marcel Schrotter Leads Rain-Affecte
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - Moto3 World Championship: Marco Bezzecchi Heads Wet FP2 At Mo
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Dani Pedrosa Tops Wet-Dry FP2, Jorge Lorenzo Withdraw
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - Moto2 World Championship: Iker Lecuona Fastest In FP2 At Mote
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motorcyclistonline] - Alaska Motorcycle Touring With MotoQuest
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motorcyclistonline] - Alta Motors Closes Up Shop
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Schrötter tops rain-affected Moto2™ Friday morning session
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - 2019 Red Bull MotoGP Rookies Cup calendar announced
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Redox PruestelGP top the times on Friday
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Out of the shadows: Dovizioso fastest on Friday
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Motegi: home glory for Matsuyama, heartbreak for Noguchi
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Lecuona leads the way in Motegi
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - “Really positive” Friday “confirms improvements” for Yamaha
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Crutchlow looking for improvements despite P2 Friday result
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - 5 keys to the Motul GP of Japan... by Shinya Nakano
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Best photos: Motul Grand Prix of Japan
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Spencer appointed Chairman of the FIM MotoGP™ Stewards Panel
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[motogp.com] - Drama at Motegi: home glory for Matsuyama
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto2 FP1 Result: Schrotter Tops Stop-Start Sessi
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto3 FP2 Result: Bezecchi Is Tops in the Damp
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP FP2 Result: Pedrosa Leads the Pack; Top Do
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto2 FP2 Result: Lecuona Finds the Fast, Dry Lin
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - Freddie Spencer To Lead FIM Stewards: The Politics Of MotoGP
Yesterday 10:40 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MV Agusta Announces Limited-Edition F4 Claudio
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[motorcycledaily.com] - 2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S: MD Ride Review (Bike Reports
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[motogp.com] - Kornfeil fastest as action gets underway in Japan
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[motogp.com] - Lorenzo withdraws from Motul Grand Prix of Japan
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[motogp.com] - Dovizioso heads Crutchlow and Zarco in FP1
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP Preview: Dovizioso vs Marquez, The Rematch
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi Moto3 FP1 Result: Kornfeil Surprises Canet
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[kropotkin thinks...] - 2018 Motegi MotoGP FP1 Result: Another Round Goes To Dovizios
October 18th, 2018 07:22 PM
[roadracingworld.com] - Life As A Championship-Winning Crew Chief: Pete Benson, The K
October 18th, 2018 02:47 PM
[motorcycledaily.com] - Next stop Argentina for Pata Yamaha?s Van Der Mark and Lowes
October 18th, 2018 02:47 PM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoE World Cup: Former 250cc World Champion Tetsuya Harada T
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - British Motostar: American Brandon Paasch Finishes Fifth In F
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Team Suzuki ECSTAR To Field Third Rider At Motegi
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - WERA's 46th Grand National Finals And AMA Road Race Grand Cha
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - British Superbike: Top Team Withdraws From Championship
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoAmerica: Mazziotto Racing And YCRS Conclude Two-Year Deal
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Riders Talk To The Media Ahead Of The Japanese Grand
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - World Superbike: Pirelli To Sponsor Season Finale In Qatar
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[motorcyclistonline] - Motion Pro Digital Tire Pressure Gauge Review
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[motorcyclistonline] - Buy These Products If You Just Got A Motorcycle
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[motogp.com] - Marc Marquez will be Champion if...
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[motogp.com] - Marquez vs Dovi: who will shine brightest in Japan?
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[motogp.com] - The Little Samurai's last Japanese joust
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[motogp.com] - 1000 Grand Prix career points in sight for Crutchlow
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - Paddock Pass Podcast Episode 85, The New Tracks Edition: Thai
October 18th, 2018 11:21 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Aleix Espargaro Explains Why Motegi Suits Him And His
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Andrea Dovizioso Looking To Get Some "Payback" On Mar
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Maverick Vinales Details What Led To His Improvement
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[motogp.com] - Motegi: Noguchi chases van Eerde onto home turf
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[motogp.com] - SUM Of its parts: MotoGP™ wrestles in Japan
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[motogp.com] - What will happen in Japan if…?
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[motogp.com] - Dovizioso: “I’m looking forward to a rematch with Marc”
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[motogp.com] - Rossi eager for confirmation of Yamaha improvements in Japan
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[kropotkin thinks...] - Guest Blog: Mat Oxley - Is Yamaha’s sun rising again?
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[RoadRUNNER] - Discover Kentucky’s beautiful State Parks
October 17th, 2018 09:15 AM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Johann Zarco Sets Sights On Being Top Independent Rid
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoAmerica: Superbike Racer Kyle Wyman Recaps His 2018 Seaso
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Takaaki Nakagami Extends Contract With LCR Honda Thro
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[roadracingworld.com] - MotoGP: Marc Marquez Could Clinch 2018 World Championship Thi
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[roadracingworld.com] - RSD Moto Beach Classic: Former AMA Pro 250 GP Champion Roland
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[motorcyclistonline] - Suzuki GSX-R150 And GSX-R150 Roadrace Concept First Look
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[motorcyclistonline] - Class Is In Session At Wheelie University
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[motorcycledaily.com] - 2018 Ducati Multistrada 1260 S: MD Ride Review (Bike Reports)
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
[motogp.com] - Nakagami to continue with LCR Honda Idemitsu in 2019
October 16th, 2018 04:58 PM
» Sonoma Social Ride

See more upcoming events...
» Sponsored Links

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:08 PM.


Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Except where otherwise noted, all site contents are © Copyright 2013 Montgomery Street Motorcycle Club, All rights reserved.