(Daytona Beach, Fla.—October 10, 2012) The Broken Spoke Saloon’s legendary Biketoberfest® events will take place October 18-21 and feature two exclusive bike shows on Saturday, October 20 – The Broken Spoke Showdown Bike Show and the first-ever “Triketoberfest” Ride-In Trike Show.
Beginning at 11:00 a.m., the Broken Spoke Showdown Bike Show will feature the best bikes around in nine different classes of competition: Bagger, Radical Bagger, American (Big Twin), American Radical (Big Twin), Foreign, Foreign Radical, Sportster, Vintage (pre-’84) and Trike/Sidecar:
Schedule for the Broken Spoke Showdown Bike Show:
- 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Registration
- 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – Judging
- 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. – Awards Presentation
Up next is the first-ever “Triketoberfest” Ride-In Trike Show AND the “Miss Triketoberfest” Competition brought to you by American Custom Exhaust Systems and The Trike Doctor. The competition will feature an unprecedented 14 different classes with awards going to the top three in each class. Plus, the first 20 entrants will receive a special gift bag!
Schedule for the “Triketoberfest” Ride-In Trike Show:
- 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Registration
- 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Judging
- 7:30 p.m. – Awards Presentation
Classes for Triketoberfest are as follows:
|Harley Trike Classes:||Indian Trike Classes:||Victory Trike Classes:|
|- Tri-Glide||- Modern – 1985-current||- Touring (has a tour pack)|
|- Street Glide||- Antique – pre-1985||- Sport Touring (no tour pack)|
|- Sportster||- Servi-car|
Other Trike classes include: Rat Trike, Custom Backyard Build, Radical and Full Custom. These Trikes must have an American-manufactured V-Twin engine (factory or custom built) to compete. All Trikes will be judged on chrome and paint quality; the number of modifications; overall design; and general appearance.
The “Miss Triketoberfest” contest will feature either the owner of a qualified Trike or a riding partner of a qualified Trike. You don’t need to enter the show to be a contestant, but the Trike must be ridden to the show.
In addition to those coming out to show off their bikes, tattoo collectors are also encouraged to head to The Broken Spoke Saloon on October 20 to compete in the Tattudio Tattoo Contest, the ultimate ink showdown, which begins at 5:30 p.m.
About the Broken Spoke Saloon Biketoberfest 2012:
The 2012 Biketoberfest will feature all the goodies you’ve come to expect from the world’s best biker bar. Once again, the festivities will include the hottest bartenders, free concerts, amazing drink and food specials, contests, free motorcycle parking and more! This year is no exception to the jam-packed years past with the Broken Spoke hosting a large array of motorcycle events that folks will be talking about all winter long, including your host Jack Schit, Motorcycle Rodeo, The Broken Spoke Showdown – Bike Show, Triketoberfest – Bike Show, Hypnotist Show starring Ron Carter, Biker or Not Party, Artist Dian Marshal and more!
The Broken Spoke Saloon – Daytona is located at 1151 North U.S. Highway 1 in Ormond Beach.
About the Broken Spoke Saloon:
The Broken Spoke Saloon is the world’s biggest biker bar, with locations across the country. There are locations in Sturgis, SD with the Broken Spoke Campground plus Daytona, FL; Laconia, NH and Johnstown, PA. You’re bound to be close to one of them, so stop by during the next rally! www.brokenspoke.com