Moto Bike Expo,
January 21st – 23rd 2010
With over 100,000 visitors in 2010, MOTO BIKE EXPO is established as one of the best attended World Championship program affiliate events in January 2011 will again be offering two prizes for winners to compete at next summer’s 8th annual Official World Championship of Custom Bike Building t the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
The prizes will again be awarded to the best domestic Italian and best ‘International’ builders in the show.
This year Yuri Shif from Belarus took the international prize, and he went on to take third place in this year’s World Championship; with Marco Cinquini’s Garage 65, from near Pisa in Italy, scooping the domestic Italian win (with the much admired multi-award winning ‘KCosmoDrive’) and going on to take fourth place in Sturgis.
The Italian custom market has remained robust throughout the downturn, with a still fast growing custom bike building scene, and most parts and accessory distributors reporting growing sales there.
The show represents all aspects of the motorcycle industry, and as such provides not just a focus for the Italian and wider European custom industry, but it also delivers a valuable opportunity for the market to reach ‘mainstream’ riders and motorcycle fans who may not otherwise get the chance to be exposed to the riding, styling and engineering options and experiences that custom motorcycling can offer.