Get Ready: Africa Bike Week 2015, Brought to you by Harley-Davidson!
One of the largest motorcycle events in South Africa, Africa Bike Week™ 2015, brought to you by Harley-Davidson®, will be taking place for the seventh consecutive year in the coastal town of Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, from 23 to 26 April (Thursday to Sunday).
The event is open to all Harley-Davidson® and other motorcycle riders and enthusiasts. There is an array of exciting activities for the whole family and annually the event attracts thousands of visitors with a passion for freedom and motorcycles.
Entertainment will keep visitors rocking well into the night with some of South Africa’s most popular bands, DJ’s and personalities taking to the stage during the weekend. The lineup includes Just Jinjer, Dilana, Jack Parow, Rene Mabotha, Angie Khumalo, DJ Mixwell, Beyond Vocal, Loki, Monark, Clint & Co, Owen Kay, Taxi Violence, Georgia, FLO, Shadow Club and Saving Silence. Access to the entertainment area in front of the Main Stage is free but will be limited on a first-come-first serve basis.
Other Africa Bike Week highlights will include everything from two Trial Bike Shows, a ‘Mass Ride’, Harley-Davidson® dealers, Harley® exhibitions, the latest Harley-Davidson® models, Kings of custom bikes, demos, local traders and the Aftermarket Village. As well as a variety of family entertainment there is the ever popular Ride-In Bike Show. Anyone can enter their cool customized bike in the competition in several categories.
The ‘Mass Ride’, open to all motorcycles, departs at 10h00 from the Shelly Centre roof on Sunday, 26 April. With the sound and marvel of thousands of motorcycles riding through the streets of Margate this event is always a crowd favourite.
Free parking will be available for all bikes at the Boulevard parking area behind the Margate Hotel or anywhere else around Margate. Two and a half floors of free parking estimated to accommodate 5,000 bikes, has been reserved.
This year, to address previous congestion and safety issues, the number of motorcycles to access the Harley® Village area (Beach Road only) will be limited. Riders, who would like to enter the Harley® Village area with their bikes, will need to purchase an entry ticket for R250 per bike from the Harley® Africa Facebook page or at the Sasol garage when entering Margate from the Shelly Beach side. Tickets and bike parking is limited and subject to availability. Visitors are welcome to walk through the Harley® Village area.
Harley-Davidson® has again partnered with Hibiscus Coast Municipality, UGU District Municipality and South Coast Tourism and sponsors Carling Black Label, Jeep® and Shelly Centre to make Africa Bike Week™ 2015 another great event. For more information visit www.africabikeweek.co.za