Raleigh rallies for rally

Event begins with Patriot Ride for Support Our Troops

By Motorcycle.com Staff, Sep. 25, 2008
Over 125,000 motorcyclists are expected to ride into Raleigh, N.C. for the 2008 Ray Price Capital City Bike Fest, Sept 26-27.

Now in its fourth year, the rally is organized by Harley-Davidson dealer Ray Price. Attendees can take part in demo rides of current year Harley-Davidson and Buell models. Presenting sponsor Nationwide Insurance will have an interactive pavilion set up to provide instant insurance information.

The Capital City Bike Fest kicks off with the Patriot Ride to the North Carolina National Guard Armory with all proceeds benefitting Support Our Troops, followed later in the day by the Bike Fest Kick Start parade.

Bike & Rider Productions will host a Bike Show & Shine. Visitors can enter their bikes in over 20 different classes to win awards.

Entertainment will be provided by Hoodwinked, a stage show featuring professional con artists, magician and 22-year veteran Lt. Col. Doug Gorman and vaudeville comedic act Mr. Cheat and Miss Guided. Several musical acts are also scheduled to perform.

Ray Prices Harley-Davidson Racing Team will also provide a drag racing demonstration.

Check out Capitalcitybikefest.com for more information.