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November 18, 2018
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April 18, 2018
SX1 Entertainment Revs Up the Comedy Scene with 'Couch Gags' at Skidmark Garage
To say the bars on Cleveland's west side are over saturated with comedy shows is an understatement. Bar patrons frequently arrive to their watering hole of choice to unwind after a busy work day only to discover they've walked into the thunderdome that ...
December 6, 2017
3VLOG: Skidmark Garage provides DIY community concept for bikers
Brian Schaffran is the owner of Skidmark Garage. Located at 5401 Hamilton Ave., Skidmark is a community DIY garage where members get all the tools needed to work on their own bikes. Members can also store bikes in the garage. Schaffran says the idea ...
May 23, 2018
Skidmark Garage to Bring Community Shop to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days
PICKERINGTON, Ohio — Skidmark Garage, a Cleveland-based community garage for motorcyclists, is setting up a three-bay workspace that attendees can use during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 6-8, at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, ...
October 19, 2017
Brian Schaffran revs up Skidmark Garage and Newburgh Heights council: My Cleveland (photos, video)
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Brian Schaffran runs the Skidmark Garage, a do-it-ourselves repair shop for motorcyclists near St. Clair and East 55th. He's also been a councilman in Newburgh Heights since 2014, running unopposed each time as a Democrat.
May 23, 2018
AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days to Feature 'Ran When Parked' Raffle Bike Challenge
The AMA, in conjunction with Skidmark Garage, is offering a 1975 Yamaha DT100 enduro in the “Ran When Parked” Raffle Bike Challenge at AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days, July 6-8 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. All of the proceeds from ...
March 18, 2015
Skidmark Garage set to burn rubber with May grand opening
Brian Schaffran has been riding motorcycles for 15 years, starting with a 1978 Honda CB750 he found on the side of the road in his hometown of Strongsville. He quickly fell in love, not just with the romantic notion of riding itself, but with the ...
June 7, 2016
Motorcycle garage owner gets real with upcoming TV show for Esquire Network
Motorcycle aficionado Brian Schaffran has been running his Cleveland-based hotrodding fix-it clubhouse Skidmark Garage for over a year. While bringing in new riders has been a slower process than Schaffran would like, a forthcoming motorcycle ...
May 27, 2016
Cleveland motorcycle shop owner to host show on Esquire Network
A Cleveland motorcycle shop owner is hosting a show on Esquire Network. The show, "Wrench Against the Machine," will showcase a competition series of motorcycle challenges. Dani Pajak, who owns Disowned Customs, will be hosting. Brian Schaffran ...
August 8, 2018
Show Info: August 8, 2018
David's Gazpacho David's fresh recipe perfect for summer! Plum City Designs It's a great way to get your Cleveland pride on! Marnie Fletcher from Plum City Designs. https://www.plumcitydesigns.com/. Skidmark Garage There's a unique place in the city ...
October 15, 2015
New life for old haunts: How historic buildings are adapting to modern concepts
Walk into Skidmark Garage, an appropriately-named motorcycle shop, and you're in the former central meat processing area. Sealed-off doors along the wall, which are now scattered with shelves, wrenches and toolboxes, signal where the meat was once ...