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ACE’d the Punch Up

Monday, July 18th, 2011
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Our friends at ACE Motorcycle & Scooter hosted a mighty fine “Punch Up” party to kick-off the Mods vs. Rockers weekend.

In case you missed it, head over to Good Spark Garage and check out the photos from their first trip to ACE. While you’re there, don’t miss the Mods vs. Rockers video from the Wilkinson Brothers. Thanks Good Spark for the coverage!

Lucky 7

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
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Lucky? No, just MORE THAN GENUINE! Katrine again carries the flag for the MDSC, walking away with best scoot honors at Mods vs. Rockers. Well deserved, as always.

Were you there? Were you missing, like JJ? Either way, relive the day with more pics from J5 in our Gallery – go now!

Thanks to Ton-Up Chicago for pulling together another fantastic year.

Top Toons at Late Bar

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011
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Haven’t done one of these in a while… Dr. S turned in a killer set at Late Bar on the 17th. Here it is, in some semblance of order:

Steve Alaimo – I Don’t Know
Dean Parish – Bricks, Broken Bottles and Sticks
Connie Questell – Give Up Girl
Martha & The Vandellas – In My Lonely Room
Joan Berry – Just Like My Baby
Baby Jean – If You Wanna
Bertha Tillman – Lovin’ Time
Dynamics – Misery
Jasper Woods – Hully Gully Papa
Derek Martin – Daddy Rollin’ Stone
Ted Taylor – Somebody’s Always Trying
Roscoe Shelton – There’s a Heartbreak Somewhere
Jigsaw – One Way Street
Fearns Brass Foundry – Don’t Change It
Jacques Dutronc – Le responsable
John Wooley & Just Born – You’re Lying
Cherry Slush – I Cannot Stop You
Cal Tjader – Soul Sauce
Billy Duke – Timbuctu
Wanda Jackson – Funnel of Love
Carolyn Brent – My Man
Connie Questell – World of Trouble
Gale Garnett – I’ll Cry Alone
Peppermint Harris – Wait Until it Happen to You
The Adorables – Come and Get It
Jimmy Witherspoon – Hey, Mrs. Jones
Kings Go Forth – You’re the One
Chris Clark – Love’s Gone Bad
Little Jewel – I Want To

Chicago Mods vs. Rockers

Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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You ready? We’re ready… Don’t forget about MDSC’s SOUL ALL-NIGHTER! at Late Bar on June 17.

Get Revved Up

Thursday, June 9th, 2011
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Steel Toe has posted a teaser vid for this year’s Mods vs. Rocker. We recommend jumping straight forward to just over 50 sec. in for a quick glimpse of MDSC rolling in to Bottom Lounge last year.

2011 Mods vs. Rockers Itinerary

Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
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June 18 is just around the corner… but Mods vs. Rockers is about more than one day. It’s a way of life. Be sure to support your favorite club on Friday night and get ready for the big rumble!

Friday, June 17
Rumble at the ACE
6p-9p; $10
Includes pig roast, the Hobgoblin Ale House, and live music from Pearls Mahone

Rumble Run to Late Bar
9p; FREE
Mods vs. Rockers soul & reggae dance party… till 4am

Saturday, June 18
MODS vs. rockers 2011
Vintage Scooter & Motorcycle Show at Delilah’s
1p-5p; $10 for judged entry
Does MDSC bring home another victory? Over 18 categories of vintage, custom, and straight up best bikes in Chicago…

Mods & Rockers TT Run to Bottom Lounge
5p; FREE

All Revved Up!
6p; $10
Annual fish-n-chips dinner, followed by four great bands: Tracer Bullet, Ungrateful Punks, London Calling, and Hi-Fi & The Road Burners!

An all access pass is available from Ton-Up Chicago for $25, go get it now.
Download the full itinerary here!

Mods v Rockers 2011

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Get set for another sizzling start to the summer with the 2011 edition of Mods vs. Rockers! As always, we meet on the streets in front of Delilah’s. The date is set for June 18. Is this the year for MOD dominance?

Don’t miss out… register in advance online at www.tonupclubchicago.com

Ready, Steady, Scoot!

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

It’s never too early to get excited for Mods v. Rockers, coming this June to Chicago.  Each summer scooterists and bike clubs take over a stretch of Lincoln Ave in front of Delilah’s.  This year MayDay SC will be sponsoring a Friday night meet-n-greet for the scooter crowd, so watch this site for more details.

Mods and Rockers Back at IMS

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

For the second year running, MayDay SC has been asked to bring some class to Ton Up Chicago’s Mods v. Rockers booth at 2011’s IMS, opening this Friday.  Come check out vintage scoots (and Ton Up’s collection of British steel) this weekend and all the other gear IMS offers.

We’ll be at IMS every day, on Friday from 3p – 9p; Saturday from 9a – 9p; Sunday from 9a – 5p.

And If you’re here for the British bikes, check out Ton Up’s Motorcycle Mania on Saturday, Feb. 12. You didn’t hear it from us…

An Ace October Weekend

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Fall riding season officially kicks off with ACE’s annual Octoberfest show.  And we’re gonna get going a day early this year with a scooterboy invasion at the Merge.

Start the party on Friday, October 1 at Late Bar with a special northside appearance of the FCS Soundsytem: Southside Eric, Party Marty, and Dr. S.  We start at 10pm and the dancefloor wraps up at 4am. Expect the range of sounds you’d normally only find south of 95th Street.

Following day, Saturday, October 2 meet at ACE Motorcycle & Scooter Co. for the annual Octoberfest vintage rally.  This ride in vintage show starts at 1pm and goes till 5pm, with all sorts of awards available.  Ton-Up Chicago brings the legendary mobile pub, Ace is grilling hot dogs and brats.

Spread the word and we’ll see you Friday AND Saturday!