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ROCKERS, BIKERS READY FOR RIDE.



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CASTAIC - Sheryl Crow and Mick Fleetwood Michael John Kells "Mick" Fleetwood (born June 24, 1947) is a British musician best known for his role as the drummer with the blues/rock and roll band Fleetwood Mac. His name, combined with that of John McVie was the inspiration for the name of the originally Peter Green-led  & Friends are heading to Castaic Lake Castaic Lake is a lake on Castaic Creek formed by Castaic Dam, in northwestern Los Angeles County, California, near the town of Castaic. The 323,700 acre foot lake (399,000,000 m³) is the terminus of the West Branch of the California Aqueduct, though some comes from the 154 mi²  next month to party and celebrate with nearly 25,000 motorcyclists for the 19th annual Love Ride.

The riders will be pulling out Nov. 10 not only to raise money for charity, but to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Harley-Davidson motorcycles. The musical talents, along with Jefferson Starship Jefferson Starship was an American rock band popular in the 1970s and 1980s. It developed from San Francisco-based psychedelic rock group Jefferson Airplane. History
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, Honorary Grand Marshal Peter Fonda and a slew of celebrity bikers will be leading the pack on a 50-mile caravan from Glendale to Castaic Lake.

``It's great entertainment and it's for a good cause,'' said Walter Moore, the event's spokesman.

Registration begin sat 6 a.m. at Harley-Davidson of Glendale. An hour later, Jefferson Starship will take the stage and entertain the bikers while they wait to start the ride about 9:15 a.m.

Gates will open at 10 a.m. at Castaic Lake, with Mick Fleetwood & Friends performing at 11:45 a.m. followed by Sheryl Crow at 1:15 p.m. while riders enjoy barbecue from Tony Roma's. The minimum donation is $60, or $50 by signing up in advance online or at Harley-Davidson of Glendale before Nov. 5.

``It's the largest motorcycle fund-raiser in the world and it's a chance to see 25,000 motorcycles,'' Moore said.

Participants who make larger donations will be qualified to enter a drawing to receive a variety of prizes, including a 2003 100th Anniversary Harley-Davidson V-Rod and a 2003 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150. Prizes will be given away at the end of the day.

Motorists are also invited to join the ride that will benefit Reading By 9, the Muscular Dystrophy Association The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is an organization founded in 1950 which combats muscular dystrophy and diseases of the nervous system and muscular system in general by funding research, providing medical and community services, and educating health professionals  and other charities. The event has raised more than $15 million since it began taking place. Officials hope to raise about $1 million this year.

For information, call Harley-Davidson of Glendale at (818) 246-5618 or visit the Web site at www.loveride.org. For general tourism information on Santa Clarita Valley The Santa Clarita Valley is the valley of the Santa Clara River in Southern California. It stretches through Los Angeles County and Ventura County. Its main population center is the city of Santa Clarita. The valley was part of the 48,612-acre (19,672. , call (661) 255-4318 or visit the Web site at www.VisitSantaClarita.com.
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