There used to be a time when a group of bikers rolling into town all at once made people a little spooked. Nowadays, these gatherings are known as rallies and happen all across the country. With so many to choose from and each with their own unique offerings, some motorcycle events top the others. These are the best motorcycle shows and events across the country:
The One Motto Show
In Portland, Oregan for the past ten years, the One Motto Show has been a hot spot for bikers from all stretches over the US and the world. At the show, attendees will see the greatest customized bikes and old factory acoustics make bands sound edgie. Over the course of a weekend, there are live local bands, dirt bikes to café racers, and bike builders from 110 countries. Make sure to see when the next show is to see what the OMS has to offer.
Daytona Bike Week
Another popular rally in the US is Daytona Bike Week. This show has been taking place for over 70 years and marks the official start to riding and rally season. From the world-famous Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show to demo rides, there is no shortage of good times at this show. There are also incredible types of racing including flat track, roadracing, supercross, drag racing, and vintage racing.
Americade Touring Rally
Over the course of a weekend in Lake George, New York, bikers attend the American Touring Rally. Not only does this rally have both guided and unguided rides, poker runs, charity rides as well as other demo rides. This show focuses mainly on riding and good times. With the beautiful Lake George as the location, every ride offers the best scenery. Americade has ben regarded as the world’s largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally and is must-see during riding season.
ROT (Republic of Texas) Biker Rally
As an adult-only bike show with over 200k riders in attendance, the Republic of Texas Biker Rally has a lot to offer. Attendees will see AMA SuperMoto racing, the ROT AMD Qualifier Custom Bike Show, parts vendors, a tattoo expo, and get the best food Texas has to give. It’s also a great place for non-bikers to enjoy incredible live music and befriend the country’s most avid bike riders.