Press release 7th January 2016
CUSTOM-MADE MOTORBIKES: A CELEBRATION OF BRITISH ENGINEERING AND DESIGN EXCELLENCE
Britain’s finest and most talented motorcycle and custom engineers, designers and fabricators will be displaying their works of art at The KICKBACK Motorcycle Show at Stoneleigh Park, near Coventry from 16-17th April 2016.
The organisers say this is the greatest ever collection of custom-made motorcycles to be displayed in the UK, and all bikes will be accompanied by a magnificent cast of master (and young) builders.
KICKBACK in association with Krazy Horse and Sinroja Motorcycles is a two-day exhibition celebrating the very best of British engineering and design, it will also play host to the National Championship of Custom Bike Building, a competition between the builders to see who are the finest custom bike builders in the UK!
One of the categories of the competition is Young Builder; a class specifically dedicated to encourage and support up-and-coming bike customizers and designers under the age of 30.
There will be around 150 stunning and original motorcycles on display and the awards ceremony takes place on the Sunday at 4pm on the main stage.
Live music and awards ceremony…
There will be plenty to see and do at KICKBACK such as the awards ceremony for the Custom Bike Building National Championships which will be taking place on the main stage from 4pm on the Sunday (17th April). You will all be able to witness the presentations to the winning builders with categories that include Young Builder, Raw Freestyle (no paintwork or powder coat), Modern – Retro Café/Tracker, Best Street Cub, Old School Chopper, Performance Custom (sponsored by Worldwide Bomber Magazine) and overall Best in Show.
If you’re staying over to enjoy the whole weekend, on the Saturday night (16th April) you’ll be able to have a drink and catch the live bands. There is a hotel and camping facilities onsite, plus a newly constructed café, bar, shop area for those staying over.
There will be an exhibition showcase of the UK’s most exquisite custom bikes, choppers, café racers and streetfighters plus many vendors and retailers with bike accessories, parts, apparel and lifestyle products.
Parking at KICKBACK is free and if you rock up on your bike you will be able to park alongside the main show entrance, which is always cool!
KICKBACK is all about showcasing the ever-changing and dynamic custom scene; fully embracing the vibrant ‘new wave’ whilst being inspired by the creators of exquisite café bikes and street scramblers. KICKBACK is an exhibition of custom motorbikes, where sheer imagination meets pure engineering excellence.
CUSTOM CHROME, MAG EUROPE & MOTORCYCLE STOREHOUSE ALL KEEN FOR KICKBACK
Latest news: KICKBACK – the National Custom Bike Show – has recently secured support from the most important and iconic motorcycle manufacturers and aftermarket parts companies in Europe.
Aftermarket parts and accessories will be comprehensively featured and available at the event with Custom Chrome, MAG Europe and Motorcycle Storehouse all Custom Chrome is one of the world’s largest independent suppliers of aftermarket parts and accessories for Harley-Davidson motorcycles. A true leader in the industry, Custom Chrome is also a world leader in V-Twin parts and accessories logistics with a sales office and distribution located in Germany.
INTRODUCING THE FINEST POSSIBLE JUDGING PANEL: THE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF CUSTOM BIKE BUILDING
The organisers of KICKBACK the National Custom Bike Show are very proud to announce that the judging panel for the Custom Bike Building National Championships
will consist of the most respected, talented and influential custom motorcycle builders and industry professionals in the UK.
Only three British custom bike builders have ever made the top FIVE in the AMD
World Championships (Freestyle class) in its history and all three are on the judging panel for the National Championships which take place at the KICKBACK show at Stoneleigh Park in April.
Larry Houghton (2nd in the World Championships in 2011) runs Lamb Engineering; influential and an inspiration to all budding designers and engineers, Larry is a previous winner at KICKBACK with several Best in Show awards.
Pete Pearson (3rd in World Champs in 2013) heads up Rocket Bobs Cycle Works out of Swindon. Ever-popular Pete is right out of the top drawer when it comes to custom engineering and fabrication.
Paul Milbourn is the creator and builder of award winning Weird Fish, Paul crafted another masterpiece in 2014 called Nutcracker, which won Best in Show 2014 at KICKBACK and finished an impressive 5th place in the World Champs a month later.
Stu Garland is one of the most respected authorities in the custom bike scene and is former editor of Back Street Heroes; journalist, bike builder, artist – a true legend.
Dave Manning is editor of World Wide Bomber magazine and former editor of Streetfighters. He’s widely acknowledged as knowing about streetfighters than just about anyone else in the world.
Blue Miller is the editor of 100% Biker magazine and previously worked for BSH and AWoL. She has been a World Championship judge for over ten years.
TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR KICKBACK #8!
Advance discounted tickets (including kids for a quid) for KICKBACK are now on sale, full details are available on the KICKBACK website www.TheCustomShow.com
Visitors to KICKBACK in April at Stoneleigh Park will be able to enjoy a host of features and attractions including the National Championship of Custom Bike Building, Custom Bike Invitational Showcase, over 150 custom bikes on display, meet the builders, full stunt show, exhibition of bikes, parts, accessories, apparel and lifestyle, live music, café, late bar and bands on the Saturday, awards ceremony on the Sunday, camping and camper van facilities (payable locally), on-site hotel, bikes can park right by main hall, free parking.
KICKBACK: Motorcycle Show
16-17th April 2016 Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England
Organised by ShowCo – firstname.lastname@example.org | 07758 368 072 |TheCustomShow.com