Harley Ride-In Show Custom Event at Daytona.

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
From Harley-Davidson:



MILWAUKEE (February 13, 2006) - A show featuring some of the world'sbest and most unique custom Harley-Davidson motorcycles will be a majorattraction at the annual Harley-Davidson Ride-In Show on Wednesday,March 8 at the upcoming 65th annual Bike Week at Daytona Beach, Fla.Harley-Davidson owners are invited to compete for cash and trophies,while Harley-Davidson fans can stop by to get a close-up view of theseeye-catching rolling sculptures.

Owners can enter their Harley-Davidson motorcycles in the Ride-In ShowContest on March 8 at the Ocean Center Arena, 101 N. Atlantic Avenue.Registration is from 8-11 a.m., with judging to follow byHarley-Davidson design experts and prize awards. The $10 entry fee isdonated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and each participantreceives a special edition commemorative plaque designed by Willie G.Davidson. "Best of Show" winners in each of 16 judging classes willreceive a $200 cash prize and a trophy. In addition, $500 cash prizeswill be awarded to the top Sportster and top Big Twin motorcyclesutilizing Harley-Davidson Genuine Motor Accessories.

"Many riders spend all winter customizing their motorcycles and Daytonais the first opportunity to show off their work," said Art Gompper,Harley-Davidson Director of Marketing. "The passion and creativity thatgoes in to these custom Harleys is just incredible! It makes for a greatshow."

As one of the longest running bike shows at Daytona, the Harley-DavidsonRide-In Show has also been one of the biggest shows at Daytona Bike Weekfor more than 20 years. New this year, there will be Ball of Steel StuntShows and live entertainment outside the Ocean Center during the Ride-InShow, along with guest appearances by major custom bike builders. Moreinformation on the Ride-In Show is available at www.harley-davidson.com.

Other Harley-Davidson events at various times during the week at theOcean Center include the Harley-Davidson and Buell indoor show, MuscularDystrophy Association (MDA) Auction and Bike Raffle, Evel KnievelDisplay Trailer & Autograph Sessions, Harley-Davidson Trivia Game, BikerBilly cooking demonstrations, motorcycle product and technical seminars,the Ford/Harley-Davidson F-Series Truck Display and an Internet Cafe.There will also be Demo Rides at the Daytona International Speedway andactivities at Harley-Davidson dealerships in the Daytona area.

A full schedule of Harley-Davidson Bike Week activities will be postedon www.harley-davidson.com . The sitewill be updated daily throughout the week with images of the Ride-InShow and other Bike Week activities.

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