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Custom Bike Show Weekend
Thursday through Sunday will showcase professional builders and Sunday will showcase the best amateur bike builders.
Thousands of motorcycles are converging on Milwaukee this coming Labor Day for a weekend full of custom culture. The Harley-Davidson Museum is hosting both the 2nd Annual AMD Invitational Custom Bike Show along with the Harley-Davidson Museum Custom Bike Show to showcase the best in professional and amateur bike builders as part of the 13th annual “Milwaukee Rally” and the Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration.
The 2nd Annual AMD Invitational Custom Bike Show runs from Thursday, August 29 to Sunday, September 1 with an awards ceremony on Saturday, August 31. Check out the professional bike builders in these categories: FreeStyle, MOD Harley, Radical Bagger and Retro MOD.
The Harley-Davidson Museum Custom Bike Show takes place on Sunday, September 1 and showcases 160 bikes in 11 categories. This is an annual show that has grown to be one of the biggest bike shows in the U.S.
Online registration for the H-D Museum Custom Bike Show opens on June 1, 2013.
Please note: Registration for the 2013 Custom Bike Show will be online only. No registrations the day of the event will be accepted due to the increased volume of Museum visitors & motorcycles on campus during the 110th Anniversary Celebration.
Harley-Davidson Museum Custom Bike Show Schedule
• 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Check In for Pre-Registered Participants
• 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Judging
• 4:00 p.m. Awards Presentation
• $20 Custom Bike Show Confirmation Fee
• 100% of proceeds will be given to the MDA
Registration for the 2013 H-D Museum Custom Bike Show is Closed
|A||Antique||1903-1976, all H-D Models|
|C||Sidecar||All H-D Models|
|D||Trike||With any H-D engine|
|E||Full Dresser||FLT, FLH Models with fairing and Tour-Pak®|
|F||Stock Sportster®||All Sportster® models with stock frames|
|G||Stock Big Twin||Stock rigid or rubber mount FL/FX frames|
|H||Show Custom||Stock rigid or rubber mount FL/FX/XL frames where emphasis is on a higher level of customization, including wheels, sheet metal, brakes and upholstery|
|I||Sport Touring||All sport models with windshield or fairing and touring equipment. Focus on customization including wheels, sheet metal, brakes, upholstery|
|J||Radical Custom||XL/FL/FX, VRSC with structurally (geometrically) modified frames|
|K||Non H-D Cool Customs||Show us what else you‘ve got! This category is a People‘s Choice for entries other than Harley-Davidson categories|
Annual Milwaukee Rally
Milwaukee is the place to be Labor Day Weekend. The Milwaukee Rally is a free-admission, national motorcycle rally produced by the Harley-Davidson® dealers of Metro Milwaukee on Labor Day Weekend. Free non-stop entertainment at all four Milwaukee area Harley-Davidson dealers throughout the Rally, bike nights and more!
Now At The Museum
Programs & Tours
|Adults (18-64 years):||$18|
|Children (5-17 years):||$10|
|Children (under 5):||Free with Adult|
|Seniors (65+):||$12 (with ID)|
|Military & Students:||$12 (with ID)|
|H-D Museum Members:||Free|
Hours and location
May-September - Daily: 9am-6pm
October-April - Daily: 10am-6pm
400 W Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201
1-877-HD-MUSEUM or 414-287-2789