Inaugural Bike Week New Orleans. May 6th-10th

bw31bw11No major bike event in New Orleans since 2005 hurricane Katrina. So, it is time to give all Louisiana and neighboring States a big bike fest.  And the organizers of the Inaugural Bike Week New Orleans intend to throw a party to rival its famous Mardi Gras. Entertainment, friendly locals, custom bikes, music, Cajun food and a lot of fun. There are too many activities to list in a Blog, but at least you need to know 1- that Jay Allen and his famous Broken Spoke Saloon at the Sugar Mill will offer you day & night great bands and Lucky Daredavil Thrill Shows plus a few entertainment surprises. 2- that Easyriders Events organizes a big V-Twin Bike Show featuring centerfold bikes, iconic builders with a chance for the competitors to win a much sought after Easyriders Show Trophy.

bw213- that the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse will offer 2 Harley-Davidson Biker Bash on Friday & Saturday with an exhibition of custom guitars that were debuted during Daytona Bike week. 4- that there is a Coca-Cla plantation Poker Run and a Southern Comfort Wetlands Ride 5- That Cycle Source Magazine organizes a Ride-In Chopper show at the Broken Spoke. 6- that an event called “The Chrome Kitchen” will bring for  days in a row the top Chefs in New Orleans and pair them with motorcycle celebrities for fun and good cuisine. There is much more…You can get all event details, make your hotel reservations and get your advance tickets by visiting Bike Week New Orleans.


6 Responses to “Inaugural Bike Week New Orleans. May 6th-10th”

  1. 1 Lobo Apr 24th, 2009 at 9:00 am

    An indoor show at a convention center (even with the convention center’s neighbor, the Broken Spoke) does not a bike week make! Good idea but needs more time – more space – more planning!

  2. 2 Patrick Z. Apr 24th, 2009 at 9:27 am

    Lobo, you sound like a jealous rally competitor or vendor. How do you know anything about their planning? Come on! Yes, they can expand outside as much as they want.

  3. 3 Shifter Apr 24th, 2009 at 9:57 am

    Going to the Big Easy.

  4. 4 Lobo Apr 24th, 2009 at 3:41 pm

    No, I’m neither. I used to be a vendor though (back in the day) and have seen my share of promoters promoting what they want people to hear and not necessarily what is. Now I am just a cranky old man!

    (I just became a little skeptical when I saw past posts in this forum telling everyone (more than once) that everything they need is in the warehouse and arts district. I guess those words do not conjure up my idea of a bike week.

    Anyway, I do wish them well. New Orleans (the city and the locals) deserve a break!

  5. 5 MJ Apr 25th, 2009 at 7:23 am

    Not bad for an inaugural event – Harley-Davidson, Bourget, 888 Race Pro and West Coast Choppers, plus the first-ever Easyriders V-Twin show within a larger event,, plus the Seminole Hard Rock Roadhouse and Broken Spoke Saloon and “Chrome Kitchen” cooking demos and interaction between chefs and builders – plus “Taste of New Orleans” festival presented Thursday, Friday and Saturday by Louisiana Seafood and a second “Experience New Orleans” food festival in Heritage Park, adjoining the 26,000 sq ft Spoke Entertainment Complex. Next year there is more than 100,000 square feet that we have not even touched this year, adjacent to the 160,000 sq.ft. Morial Convention Center…. so we will definately have room to grow and room to keep this a private atmosphere surrounded by closed streets for a New Orleans – biker style party! Thanks for the well wishes… and believe me, we want/need everyone’s support in order to make this an annual event. See you in NOLA (I hope)

  6. 6 Walt Lumpkin Apr 27th, 2009 at 10:33 am

    Come on Lobo, the logisitics alone of putting all of the essential elements together on the magnitude they have achieved is surely worth a word of praise even from a cranky old man.

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