Cheltenham Festival of Bikes attracts customs fans

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Published on 10 September 2018 by Matt Colley

Cheltenham Festival of Bikes 2018 took place at CheltenhamTown Hall on September 8-9, showcasing a collection of custom-made motorcycles and accompanying exhibitions.

The annual event delighted festival-goers with modified and bespoke classic bikes, including choppers, scooters, bobbers and café racers exhibited in the Hall and accompanying Imperial Gardens.

All customs on display were created by award-winning motorcycle designers, builders and engineers from around the UK. Participants included Max Ganderton, Dave Solomon and Bristol Bobbers, as well as Mark Drury from Retrograde Mechanica.

Sponsored by Oily Rag Co., the show also featured over 30 retailers who were on hand to sell merchandise including accessories, art, gifts, t-shirts, helmets and motorcycle gear, as well as bikes themselves.

Kickback, the event organisers, were also pleased to present some ‘butchered classics’, featuring some unusual mods and controversial creations.

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