‘Bout that time again, fellow vintage bike people. If you’re in Indy, or in riding distance, we’ll see you at the 6th Annual Indianapolis Rockers Reunion on May 19th, 2012. This year, we showed our support by designing the event logo and website graphics…you oughta see how the patches turned out (rad). Adam Ratcliff and his cohorts of Ton-Up Indy have put together a top-notch event this year complete with a bike run before the bike show. The gathering of vintage and custom bikes outside Melody Inn is a good time, then the fellas head out for the afterparty, where custom awards are handed out. Here are some more details:

ROLLING BONES VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE RUN
Speed City Cycle is sponsoring a vintage bike run as a pre-show activity.
10am – 12:30pm @ Speed City Cycle,
3464 W. 16th Indpls.

RIDE SCHEDULE:
– 8-9:45am breakfast & sign in.
– 10:00am roll out.
– 11:00am refreshment break.
– 11:30am hit the road.
– 12:30pm roll into Broad Ripple for lunch.
Ride prizes and awards presented at RR afterparty. Commemorative ride patch for all participants.

ADDITIONAL SHOW INFO:
If you would like your bike considered for an award, the entry fee is five bucks (includes fancy, fancy event patch). Admission is free if you just want to look around and eyeball vintage motorcycles.

AWARD CATEGORIES & JUDGING CRITERIA
Best Cafe Racer: The bike must be an interpretation of the cafe racer mentality made popular in the 1960s.
Best Bobber: The bike must be an interpretation of the bobber mentality made popular in the 1940s and 1950s
Best Scooter: A scooter must have an engine no larger than 250cc and the frame must be of step-through design.
Best Rat Bike: Rat bikes must look like it’s falling or rusting apart, unfinished and built with minimal cost and salvage parts.
Best Stock Bike: Vehicle must be of stock appearance.
Best in Show/People’s Choice: Whatever vehicle the Rocker’s Reunion attendees deem to be the best.

AFTERPARTY INFO:
– 6:30 – 10pm @ Jack Rabbit Slims
– Five dollar cover
– Award ceremony for show winners
– Entertainment provided by Bottoms Up Burlesque and band, “The Lickers”
– Food available for purchase

Check out the event’s website and bookmark that thing: http://www.rockersreunionindy.com/

And click here to see our photos and video of last year’s event.

 

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