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rope. It goes without saying that Henry didn't take off quietly on the signature bike. The send-off was celebrated with a kick-off presented by BMW Motorrad in proper style with a Pure & Crafted Barbecue at Festsaal Kreuzberg in Berlin. There, guests were treated to Pure & Crafted essentials: motorcycle culture, new heritage lifestyle, a smashing BBQ and other delicacies as well as a decent amount of handmade music, of course. Alongside performances by rock bands The Picturebooks, Rews (from London) and Trixie Trainwreck, there was also the legendary punk rock karaoke, a favourite amongst festival-goers in 2016. In between performances, visitors were invited to explore the exhibition space with its extraordinary custom motorcycles, leather products by Ondura and Tony's Munich, jewellery and accessories by S├╝ssmaedchen, natural clothes by Usaato, and exclusive helmets by Cafe Racer 69. Other booths included Craftrad magazine and the Barber Shop indulging festival-goers on location. As in previous years, the festival is thrilled to support the Movember Foundation, an organisation committed to changing the face of men's health, with donations gath- ered during the event. TRAVERSE 105