Tuesday, August 27, 2013

"Hot Bike Power Tour Rumbles Into Racine"

From Caledonia Patch:

"The HOT BIKE Power Tour™ makes its grand finale stop THIS Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Racine's Pershing Park, 800 Pershing Park Dr.

"The 2013 tour started in Little Rock, Ark., on Saturday, Aug. 24 and traveled to Jackson, Tenn., Bowling Green, Ky., and Anderson, Ind., before arriving in Racine. About 150 to 200 motorcycle enthusiasts, known as 'longriders' are expected for the entire five days.

"In Racine, one-day registration opens at 9 a.m. at Racine Harley-Davidson, 1155 Oakes Rd. Registration is $25.

"Riders already on the tour are expected to arrive at Pershing Park along Racine's lakefront throughout the afternoon. They will enter Racine County on Green Bay Road (Highway 31) and head to the lakefront via Durand Avenue (Highway 11), Wisconsin Avenue and Main Street. Access to Pershing Park and Pershing Drive will be limited to tour participants.

"The Hot Bike magazine Manufacturer Midway is open 1-8 p.m. Everyone is invited to see the motorcycles and displays at no charge. The Test and Tune Motorcycle Dyno, ABATE burnout pit and Reaction Racing are among the planned activities for tour participants. GRS Finest Street Bike Stunt Show starts at 2 p.m. The band 'Burn' performs from 2-4 p.m. and 'Georgia Overdrive' takes the stage from 6-8 p.m. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. Click HERE for the full event schedule.

"The tour wraps up with awards on Thursday and many participants will head to Milwaukee for the opening of the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration.

"The HOT BIKE magazine Power Tour is presented by GEICO Motorcycle and co-presented by Official Oil AMSOIL. Real Racine, Racine County's destination marketing organization, is the local presenter.

"Registration fees for bike and riders include entry for all the prizes and giveaways. Call 1-877-413-6515 or visit www.hotbikeweb.com/2013/powertour for details."

Read more:  http://caledonia.patch.com/groups/real-racines-blog/p/hot-bike-power-tour-rumbles-into-racine_af52077c

Coinciding with Harley-Davidson's 110th Anniversary in Milwaukee, this could be a huge event.  Be careful driving.  Keep your eyes and ears open for motorcycles. 

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