American Motorcycle Dealer AMD 222 January 2018 - Page 17

Motorcycle Show, Austin, TX, staged concurrently with the US MotoGP, on April 20-22 (www.revivalcycles.com). The Laughlin River Run is from April 25-28 (www.laughlinriverrun.com); the Leesburg Bike Fest in Florida is 27-29 (www.leesburgbikefest.com). May: International The first AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building affiliate event is Biker Fest in Italy, May 10-13 (www.bikerfest.it); the increasingly popular and well-respected Bike Shed in London will again be at the uber chic Tobacco Dock venue near the River Thames in East London, May 25-27 (www.thebikeshed.cc). One of the major international highlights of every year is the historic Isle of Mann TT Festival (www.iomtt.com) which this year gets underway on May 26 to June 8. The Federation of (independent) Harley-Davidson Clubs in Europe stages its European Super Rally in Poland in 2018 (May 16-20, www.sr2018.pl); in Germany the Magic Bike Show at Ruedesheim kicks off on May 31 (to June 3, www.magic-bike-ruedesheim.com). Poland, 3-5 August, while one of Europe’s oldest is the Faro Rally, in the Algarve, southern Portugal, from 19-22 (www.motoclubefaro.pt). BMW’s fast growing Pure & Crafted Festival is in Berlin, Germany again, on August 25 & 26. The European Bike Week at Faaker See, in the stunning Carinthia region of Austria sees Harley-Davidson and the custom V-twin aftermarket side by side from 4-9 September. In Asia, CimaMotor at Chongqing is one of the largest and longest established motorcycle shows in China, September 21-24. July - September: USA The 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally again features two rounds of AFT Presented by Vance & Hines racing and at least five custom bike shows at the Buffalo Chip campgrounds and evergrowing Harley-Davidson presence downtown, August 3-12 (www.sturgismotorcyclerally.com). Harley’s 115th Anniversary Celebrations arrive at the Harley Museum, Milwaukee from August 29 to September 2. October - December: International INTERMOT May: USA Emerald Coast Bikefest (formerly the Earthquake Biker Bash) organized by Emerald Coast H-D, Fort Walton Beach, FL, May 4-7; Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, May 11-20 (www.myrtlebeachbike.com). June: International The second of the 2018 AMD World Championship affiliate events is the internationally renowned one day Custom Bike Show staged by Twin Club MC at Norrtalje, Sweden, on June 2 (www.custombikeshow.se); the annual Harley Euro Festival is at Grimaud, on the beautiful Cote d’Azur French Riviera Mediterranean coast of southern France (near St Tropez) on 7-10 (www.harley-davidson.com), followed by the increasingly popular Wheels & Waves at Biarritz on the south western coast of France, June 14-17 (www.wheels-and-waves.com), with Hamburg Harley Days (www.hamburgharleydays.com) in northern Germany, June 22-24. June: USA The 35th Americade at upstate New York, June 6-10 (www.americade.com); Republic of Texas Rally, Austin, Texas, 7-10 (www.rotrally.com); celebrating 95 years the oldest motorcycle rally in the world is Laconia Motorcycle Week, New Hampshire, June 9-17 (www.laconiamcweek.com). Born Free, Silverado, California is June 23-26 (www.bornfreeshow.com); The ‘Pikes Peak’ International Hill Climb in Colorado is on Sunday June 24 (www.ppihc.com). July - September: International Harley-Davidson’s 115th anniversary celebrations kick off this month with another opportunity to visit the Czech Republic as the Motor Company sets up shop in the capital city, Prague, for four days of all things ‘Bar ‘n Shield’ from 5 to 8 July. BMW stages its ‘Motorrad Days’ at Garmisch in southern Germany, July 6-8, while Ducati celebrates its biennial World Ducati Week at the Misano race circuit in Italy, July 20-22. A new affiliate event joins the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building on July 21 at Cesis, Latvia (www.mc13.lv). One of Europe’s newest events, the Harley backed Polish Bike Week is at Karpacz, www.AMDchampionship.com The biggie for the custom market and wider mainstream motorcycle industry is INTERMOT, again featuring INTERMOT ‘Customized’ and the XIII AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building, at Cologne, Germany, from October 2-7 (www.intermot-cologne.com, www.amdchampionship.com). The annual Bigtwin Bikeshow and Dealer Expo is at Houten, in the Netherlands, November 2-4 (www.bigtwin.nl) and the annual EICMA ‘Milan Show’ in Italy is 6-11 November followed in mainstream event terms by the Salao Duas Rodas at Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 13-18 (www.salaoduasrodas.com.br). Custombike Show at Bad Salzuflen, Germany takes place from November 30 to December 2 (www.custombike-show.de). October - December: USA The debut of AIMExpo at Las Vegas is 11-14 October (www.aimexpousa.com) with Drag Specialties and Parts Unlimited recently announced as the first of the major parts and accessory distributors to book the event; Artistry in Iron runs concurrently (www.lasvegasbikefest.com); AIMExpo is slated to return to Columbus, Ohio in 2019. Myrtle Beach seeks to emulate Daytona with a second trip to well – their Fall Bike Week is slated October 1-7; meanwhile Biketoberfest at Daytona Beach, FL, is October 18-21 (www.daytonabeach.com); SEMA is at Las Vegas from October 30 to November 2 (www.semashow.com). DISCLAIMER While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, apologies in advance for any mistakes or omissions; check with the event organizer before making plans to attend. AMERICAN MOTORCYCLE DEALER - JANUARY 2018 17 Motorcycle Show, Austin, TX, staged concurrently with the US MotoGP, on April 20-22 (www.revivalcycles.com). The Laughlin River Run is from April 25-28 (www.laughlinriverrun.com); the Leesburg Bike Fest in Florida is 27-29 (www.leesburgbikefest.com). May: International July - September: USA The 78th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally again features two rounds of AFT Presented by Vance & Hines racing and at least five custom bike shows at the Buffalo Chip campgrounds and ever- growing Harley-Davidson presence downtown, August 3-12 (www.sturgismotorcyclerally.com). Harley’s 115th Anniversary Celebrations arrive at the Harley Museum, Milwaukee from August 29 to September 2. October - December: International TERMO IN The first AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building affiliate event is Biker Fest in Italy, May 10-13 (www.bikerfest.it); the increasingly popular and well-respected Bike Shed in London will again be at the uber chic Tobacco Dock venue near the River Thames in East London, May 25-27 (www.thebikeshed.cc). One of the major international highlights of every year is the historic Isle of Mann TT Festival (www.iomtt.com) which this year gets underway on May 26 to June 8. The Federation of (independent) Harley-Davidson Clubs in Europe stages its European Super Rally in Poland in 2018 (May 16-20, www.sr2018.pl); in Germany the Magic Bike Show at Ruedesheim kicks off on May 31 (to June 3, www.magic-bike-ruedesheim.com). Poland, 3-5 August, while one of Europe’s oldest is the Faro Rally, in the Algarve, southern Portugal, from 19-22 (www.motoclubefaro.pt). BMW’s fast growing Pure & Crafted Festival is in Berlin, Germany again, on August 25 & 26. The European Bike Week at Faaker See, in the stunning Carinthia region of Austria sees Harley-Davidson and the custom V-twin aftermarket side by side from 4-9 September. In Asia, CimaMotor at Chongqing is one of the largest and longest established motorcycle shows in China, September 21-24. May: USA Emerald Coast Bikefest (formerly the Earthquake Biker Bash) organized by Emerald Coast H-D, Fort Walton Beach, FL, May 4-7; Myrtle Beach Spring Bike Week, May 11-20 (www.myrtlebeachbike.com). June: International The second of the 2018 AMD World Championship affiliate events is the internationally renowned one day Custom Bike Show staged by Twin Club MC at Norrtalje, Sweden, on June 2 (www.custombikeshow.se); the annual Harley Euro Festival is at Grimaud, on the beautiful Cote d’Azur French Riviera Mediterranean coast of southern France (near St Tropez) on 7-10 (www.harley-davidson.com), followed by the increasingly popular Wheels & Waves at Biarritz on the south western coast of France, June 14-17 (www.wheels-and-waves.com), with Hamburg Harley Days (www.hamburgharleydays.com) in northern Germany, June 22-24. June: USA The 35th Americade at upstate New York, June 6-10 (www.americade.com); Republic of Texas Rally, Austin, Texas, 7-10 (www.rotrally.com); celebrating 95 years the oldest motorcycle rally in the world is Laconia Motorcycle Week, New Hampshire, June 9-17 (www.laconiamcweek.com). 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