Top custom builders from across the country come to Raleigh to showcase their radical motorcycles, said Mark Hendrix, general manager of Ray Price, Inc., the festival organizer.
RALEIGH, N.C. (PRWEB)
September 18, 2017
Downtown Raleigh will rev into action once again Sept. 22-24, 2017 during the 13th annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest, presented by GEICO Motorcycle. Held both outdoors on Fayetteville St. and indoors at the Raleigh Convention Center, the festival features a custom bike show competition that attracts motorcycle builders from across the nation. The free event also features live music, a tattoo festival for charity as well as stunt shows and action sports exhibitions. New to Bikefest this year: the Rumble in Raleigh Classic Car Show, plus the original extreme daredevil show, the Wall of Death.
“Top custom builders from across the country come to Raleigh to showcase their radical motorcycles,” said Mark Hendrix, general manager of Ray Price, Inc., the festival organizer. “Combined with the classic car show, 28 bands, and all the other free activities, we believe it makes for a fun weekend for families, bikers and non-riders alike. We honor our founder Ray Price by introducing people to motorcycling and spreading his passion for the sport.”
On Sept. 23-24, some of the country’s most exotic motorcycles will be showcased in Raleigh. Builders and hobbyists nation-wide have been invited for an annual competition sanctioned by the International Master Bike Builders Association. See radical designs in vintage and modern motorcycle fabrication, paint and engineering from the country’s top builders who vie for $15,000 in prizes. Free and open to the public.
Attendees can support Houston residents impacted by Hurricane Harvey by donating food, supplies and money at the unveiling of the Bedlam Bike. This custom motorcycle has been designed for the show in a partnership between Bedlam Vodka creators Graybeard Distillery and Ray Price. Both companies will match all donations.
Attendees can update their body art for a good cause. The 6th annual Raleigh Tattoo Festival, sponsored by 401 Tattoos & Warlock’s Tattoos, brings together more than 30 tattoo artists under one roof in the