Ohio Bike Week is a series of events that include bike tours, racing and rocking. The dates of the Ohio Bike Week are normally in line with those of the AHDRA Nationals. Hence it combines the rally with the racing. It is also a hub of entertainment as various bands perform in concerts, most of which are free.
When is Ohio Bike Week 2013
May 31 to June 9, 2013
The dates for the Ohio Bike Week are always put to be in line with the AHDRA Nationals. In 2012, it was held on June 1-10 and in 2013, it will be held on May 31 to June 9.The OBW is held along the shores of Lake Erie, North West Ohio
The visitors expect lots of fun and entertainment. Throughout the week are usually scheduled concerts by renown bands such as the Buckcherry, Jackly, Candlebox and many more. There are also bike games, motorcycle displays and antique bike displays. Visitors are given the opportunity to window shop and buy motorcycles and motorcycle parts from expert vendors. Tours of the Kelleys Island and Put-In-Bay Island are availed during the week as well as the Marble head Lake Erie circle tour, Museum tours and Hall of Fame Tours. These destination rides are fun for both individual visitors and families. Also of magnificence is the AHDRA Nationals where motorcyclist race at Norwalk, Ohio. The week always ends with an Annual Block Party- normally held at downtown Sandusky-where both the locals and visitors come together for a final party. Most of these events are free of charge though in some events you have to part with some money. However, visitors can save themselves lots of cash by getting an All Access Pass Package where for just $100; you get value of up to $300 throughout the Ohio Bike Week.
What Need to Attend Ohio Bike Week
$50 to $100 Day Spend Money
Ohio Bike Week History
The OBW, Ohio Bike rally, started off as the North-Coast Rally and Ohio State HOG of 1999 to 2000. The local interest in the rally grew and from 2001 the rally continued as the North-Coast Thunder Rally. In 2006, a rebranding process took place and the rally was renamed the Ohio Bike Week were the rally was combined with racing and coupled with entertainment. The purpose of the OBW is to open the Northern Ohio area as a tourist destination that is diverse, not only to the motorcycle enthusiast but also those that admire the motor lifestyle.