Latest display bikes all set for KICKBACK
So right now we have around 100 custom-made motorcycles all set for KICKBACK at Stoneleigh Park 16-17th April.
Airbrushing: come and have a go!
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What do you mean you’ve never had a go at airbrushing? Well now’s your chance. David Addis runs Flakey’s Custom Paint Studio and he is bringing all his equipment over to KICKBACK and setting up a studio in the main foyer. Airbrushing is quite some skill and you can give it a go, what could possibly go wrong? Below is a selection of Dave’s work. He’s got rather good at it.
KICKBACK #8 View the bikes, hear the bikes and… watch them rip around hall two!
Let’s face it, looking at and scrutinizing custom motorcycles is great fun and most satisfying; it’s also thought-provoking and, for many builders, motivating and inspirational. KICKBACK – the national custom bike show – is the platform for the UK’s custom scene…and in April, at Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire, some of the bikes will be fired up and ripping around one of the exhibition halls!
Throughout the two days of the show, visitors will be able to enjoy watching a collection of vintage flat trackers, café racers and drag bikes hurtling around inside Hall 2. These live displays will take place in-between the stunt shows performed by the Two Brothers Stunt & Racing Team.
Meanwhile in the relative peace and quiet of the main hall there will be over one-hundred, stylish, custom-made bikes to drool over; KICKBACK is also hosting the National Championship of Custom Bike Building. It’s custom motorcycling nirvana…
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.
There will be a superb collection of custom-made motorcycles on display and all bikes will be accompanied by a magnificent cast of master (and young) builders.
KICKBACK 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 over 100 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 (sponsored by Lamb Engineering), Freestyle (sponsored by 100% Biker), Modern – Retro Café/Tracker, Best Street Cub (sponsored by Outdoor365), Performance Custom (sponsored by Worldwide Bomber Magazine), overall Best in Show (sponsored by Sickboyz Customs) plus Best Raw Build (for engineered customs with no paintwork or powder coating, sponsored by Rocket Bobs Cycle Works).
If you’re staying over to enjoy the whole weekend, on the Saturday night (16th April) you’ll be able to enjoy a few beers and catch the live music. There’s a hotel and camping facilities onsite, plus a fabulous, newly constructed café, bar, shop area for those staying over.
There will be an exhibition showcase of the UK’s most imaginative custom-engineered 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.
KEEN FOR KICKBACK
KICKBACK – the National Custom Bike Show – has recently secured support from the most important and iconic custom motorcycle manufacturers and aftermarket parts companies in Europe.
Aftermarket parts and accessories will be comprehensively featured and available at the event with Central Wheel Components, Prestige Custom Coatings, Custom Chrome, Motorcycle Storehouse and Fastec Racing all participating…
Dealers and custom bike shops at the show will include Rocket Bobs, Sickboyz, SoLow Choppers, Sinnis Motorcycles, Redmax, Sinroja Motorcycles and Sussex Speedshop plus many more…
Over 60 exhibitors on board to date also includes: Harley Davidson Exhausts, Bieda 75, Gold Top, Bull-it Jeans / Covec, All Styles Insurance, Flakey’s Custom Paint Studio, Mercury Ear Protectors, Mottowear, United Tools, Szpak, Alf England Yamaha Motorcycles, Hilly Moto, Michelin, Fast Fox, Silly Helmet Covers, 100% Biker magazine, Alu Tight Welding, Principal Insurance, Storik, Tec Bike Parts, Neal’s Yard, Vulcanet, Acewell, Trail Tech, Anti Gravity Batteries, Talana Gamah Artwork, Luke3 Clothing,
Takakuda, Street Specials, World Wide Bomber, Lifestyle Classics, Artist Karl, Chain Art, Digital Speedos, Streetfighters Cheshire,
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.
Pete Pearson (top three at the 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 100 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 – [email protected] 07758 368 072 www.TheCustomShow.comEnjoy more Back Street Heroes reading in the monthly magazine. Click here to subscribe.