Exotic Machines and Custom Creations to Roar into Raleigh for Eurobike 2017

Jan 02, 2017 View Comments by

Eurobike Raleigh 2017On April 8 and 9, 2017, Raleigh, NC, will once again host a gathering of European and café racer-styled motorcycles. Eurobike 2017 is one of the region’s first motorcycle events of the year, a family-friendly affair dedicated to European design and machines. It returns again to Raleigh’s Historic City Market.

The two-day event offers a local Saturday ride, gathering, and bike show, with raffle prizes and bike show awards in several attendee-judged categories. There will also be a raffle for a 1996 Ducati 900 SS CR. The bike has only 6,300 miles and will complete with a cosmetic and mechanical refresh. Music, vendor booths, tech talks, and food will round out the event, with a special show section for custom motorcycle builders.

The raffle is being run from the Eurobike site. Tickets are $20. Participants do not need to be present to win. The drawing will be at the event though, and the winner will need to pick the bike up soon thereafter.

1996 Ducati 900 SS

Eurobike is presented by Do the Ton Triangle, a group of café racer enthusiasts dedicated to preserving classic and retro-styled motorcycles and lifestyle. Eurobike 2016 welcomed approximately 2,000 spectators, with additional motorcycle parking being added for 2017. Regional clubs focused on European bikes and café racers are welcome to participate.

The event schedule will be as follows:

Saturday, April 8, 2017 – Breakfast and Ride

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.: Breakfast, Capital Club 16, 16 West Martin St, Raleigh (registration required)

11:00 a.m.: Group ride from Capital Club 16. Route TBD. Multi-paced.

7:00 p.m.: Gathering at downtown London Bridge Pub, 110 E Hargett St, Raleigh

 

Sunday, April 9th – Eurobike Show at Historic City Market

8:00 – 9:30 a.m.: Vendor set-up

8:30 a.m.: Breakfast, Capital Club 16 (registration required)

10 a.m.: Event show area opens

10:40 a.m.: Tent activities begin, welcome address, Main Stage

10:45 a.m.: VIP speaker, Main Stage

Noon: VIP speaker, Main Stage

12:30 p.m.: Show judging, Historic City Market

2 p.m.: Bike show awards, Main Stage

2:15 p.m.: Prize raffle drawing

3 p.m.: Show close

 

For more information and registration, visit www.eurobikeraleigh.com.

Text and Photography: Eurobike Raleigh

 

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