Africa Bike Week 2015

Africa Bike Week 2015
DATE LOCATION Artist / Event
Thursday 23 April
09:00-17:30 Harley-Davidson Hotel Free Harley Demo Rides
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Riding Academy information
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Dealer tents
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Expo Tent & Official Merchandise Tent
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D & H.O.G Hospitality
10:00-23:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage DJ/MC Robin Jansma
14:30-15:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage The Barbosa Experience
16:00 -17:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Rene Mabotha
17:00 – 19:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Robin J (Beach Party)
19:00-21:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage DJ Angie Khumalo (Beach party)
21:00-23:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage DJ Fistaz Mixwell (Beach party)
23:00-23:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Robin J (Beach Party)
Friday 24 April
09:00-17:30 Harley-Davidson Hotel Free Harley Demo Rides
10:00-18:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Riding Academy information
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Dealer tents
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Expo Tent & Official Merchandise Tent
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D & H.O.G Hospitality
10:00-23:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage DJ/MC Robin Jansma
14:00-14:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage LOKI
14:45-15:45 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Clint & Ghapi
16:00-17:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Beyond Vocal
17:15-18:15 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Rene Mabotha
18:30-19:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Monark
19:30-20:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Official opening with Madam Mayor
20:00-21:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Clint & Co
21:15-22:15 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Dilana
22:30-23:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Jack Parow
Saturday 25 April
09:00-17:30 Harley-Davidson Hotel Free Harley Demo Rides
10:00-18:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Riding Academy information
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Dealer tents
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Expo Tent & Official Merchandise Tent
10:00-19:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D & H.O.G Hospitality
10:00-23:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage DJ/MC Robin Jansma
13:15-14:15 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Owen Kay
14:30-15:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Saving Silence
15:00-15:30 Harley-Davidson Hotel Trial Bike Display
15:45-16:45 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Shadow Club
17:00-17:30 Harley-Davidson Hotel Trial Bike Display
17:30-18:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Rene Mabotha
18:45-19:45 Harley-Davidson Main Stage FLO
20:00-21:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Georgia
21:15-22:15 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Taxi Violence
22:30-23:30 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Just Jinjer
Sunday 26 April
08:00-09:30 Shelly Centre rooftop Mass Ride Gathering
09:00-09:30 Shelly Centre rooftop Trial Bike Display
09:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Hotel Free Harley Demo Rides
10:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Riding Academy information
10:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Dealer tents
10:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D Expo Tent & Official Merchandise Tent
10:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Village H-D & H.O.G Hospitality
10:00-11:30 Shelly Centre Mass Ride
10:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage DJ/MC Robin Jansma
12:30-15:30 Harley-Davidson Hotel Ride In Bike Show
13:00-16:00 Harley-Davidson Main Stage Variety of local artists

 

AFRICA BIKE WEEK 2015 

23rd – 26th April 2015

 

THERE WILL BE NOISE AT AFRICA BIKE WEEKTM 2015, BROUGHT TO YOU BY HARLEY-DAVIDSON®

The largest open motorcycle event in South Africa, Africa Bike WeekTM 2015, brought to you by Harley-Davidson®, will be taking place for the seventh consecutive year in the coastal town of Margate, KwaZulu-Natal, from 23 to 26 April (Thursday to Sunday).

The event is open to all Harley-Davidson® and other motorcycle riders and, enthusiasts, and offers an array of exciting activities for the whole family. The annual event attracts thousands of visitors with a passion for freedom and motorcycles.

Entertainment will keep visitors rocking well into the night with some of South Africa’s most popular bands taking to the stage during the weekend. Access to the entertainment area in front of the Main Stage will be limited on a first-come-first serve basis.

Other Africa Bike Week highlights will include everything from Trail Bike Shows, a ‘Mass Ride’, Harley-Davidson® dealers, Harley® exhibitions, the latest Harley- Davidson® models, dealer custom bikes, demos, local traders, Aftermarket Village as well as a variety of family entertainment, to a Ride-In Bike Show, which allows anyone to enter their cool customised bikes in the competition in several categories.

The ‘Mass Ride’ – with the sound and marvel of thousands of bikes riding through the streets of Margate departs at 10h00 from the Shelley Centre roof on Sunday, 26 April.

Free parking will be available for all bikes at the Boulevard parking area behind the Margate Hotel. This year, to address previous congestion and traffic issues, the number of motorcycles to access the Harley® Village area will be limited. Riders who would like to enter the Harley® Village area with their bikes, will need to purchase an entry ticket for R250 per bike from the Harley® Africa Facebook page or at the Sasol garage at the entrance of Margate. Tickets and bike parking is limited and subject to availability. Visitors are welcome to walk through the Harley® Village area.

A rally pack celebrating the 2015 event with a special T-shirt, pin and patch will also be available for H.O.G.® members, which will only be available through pre-

registration at the Harley® Africa Facebook page.

Harley-Davidson® has again partnered with Hibiscus Coast Municipality, UGU District Municipality and South Coast Tourism and sponsors Carling Black Label, Jeep® and Shelly Centre to make Africa Bike WeekTM 2015 possible.

For more information visit www.africabikeweek.co.za and for ticket sales and HOG rally packs visit www.facebook.com/HarleyDavidsonAfrica. Also follow the hashtag #ABW15 on Twitter @HarleyAfrica and join on Facebook www.facebook.com/HarleyDavidsonAfrica

 

 

AFRICA BIKE WEEK 2015 – Road Closures & Traffic Flow Overview

 

Event Dates: 23 – 26 April 2015

Location: Margate, South Africa

 

We respectfully ask for your understanding for Road Closures & Traffic Flow Changes during the annual Africa Bike Week event in Margate which takes place from 10h00 on the 23rd of April until 16h00 on the 26th of April 2015.

 

Road Closures:

 

Tuesday the 22nd of April, Panorama Parade will be closed to all vehicles except event permit holders and registered motorcycles.

From 08h00 on 23rd April until 17h00 on 26th April Panorama Parade (“the event venue”) will be accessible to registered motorcycles only.

Event Permit Holders access available between 23h00 and 08h00 only.

NOTE: unauthorised vehicles left unattended within the site venue outside these hours will be towed at the owner’s risk and cost.

 

Traffic Flow Changes:

Panorama Parade will adopt a One Way Only System (North to South) from Monday 20th of April 2015. Panorama Parade can be exited via Post Office Lane. Please note that Remington will be closed off for vehicles wanting to turn left onto Harley-Davidson Drive (Panorama Parade). Those vehicles will be diverted via Finnis Road.

Marine Drive for the Stunt and Trail bike show will be closed from 1) the corner of Marine Drive and Nadona Avenue 2) the corner of Marine Drive and Panorama Parade from 14h30 to 18h30 on Saturday the 25th of April 2015.

Marine Drive for the Ride-in-Bike Show – Will be closed from 1) the corner of Marine Drive and Nadona Avenue 2) the corner of Marine Drive and Panorama Parade from 10h00 to 17h00 on Sunday the 26th of April 2015 for the Ride-in-Bike Show.

PERMIT HOLDING SYTEM

A permit system will be in place for the event venue for the following three groups:

  1. Delivery vehicles for vendors trading at the event
  2. Local Residents & Businesses with access only via Marine Drive to their property
  3. Holiday Letting Customers with access only via Marine Drive to their property

For the abovementioned vehicles access will be granted to the Event Venue (Panorama Parade) ONLY between 23h00 and 08h00 from the 23rd of April until 26th of April (from 27th of April normal road access and traffic flow will resume from 16h00). On the 22nd of April access will be granted to permit holders only.

NOTE: unauthorised vehicles left unattended within the site venue outside these hours will be towed at the owner’s risk and cost.

Order and Collection is as follows:

  1. Delivery vehicles for vendors trading at the event

 

To order your permits please contact Tammy at admin@africabikeweek.co.za.

Permit to be collected from the ABW Event Team located at the Sasol Garage on Marine Drive, Margate on the 21st and 22nd of April from 8h00 to 17h00. Please have Driver’s License and Registration Number ready when you collect your permit. No Permits will be issued unless you have pre-ordered them as per the process above.

 

  1. Local Residents & Businesses with access only via Marine Drive to their property

Permit to be obtained prior to the event via Margate Business Association. Please contact Corrie on 039 3172202. No Permits will be held at the Harley-Davidson Hotel (Margate Hotel, Marine Drive, Margate) for these vehicles. Proof of residency will be required.

 

  1. Holiday Letting Customers with access only via Marine Drive to their property

Permit to be obtained from Letting Agent via Collection Key Box at the Sasol Garage at the beginning of Marine Drive into Margate.

No Permits will be held at the Harley Hotel (Margate Hotel, Marine Drive, Margate) for these vehicles.

 

NOTE:

  • Access to Panorama Parade via top of road at Margate Hotel.
  • All other side roads between Marine Drive and Panorama Parade will be closed.
  • No Permits will be held or issued on/from the Event Site.

 

In addition to the above please take note of the following activities during the event that will impact on traffic flow and require temporary road closures:

26 April 2015

THE MASS RIDE WILL DEPART FROM THE SHELLY CENTRE AT 10H00. POINTS WILL NEED TO BE ACTIONED AND ROAD CLOSURES IMPLEMENTED FROM 10H00 UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE MASS RIDE.

THE LINE UP OF THE PARADE AND ESCORT WILL BE PUBLISHED ON THE WEB SITE AT WWW.AFRICABIKEWEEK.CO.ZA OR AT THE EVENT INFORNMATION KIOSK NEXT TO LARRY’S.

 

26 April 2015

RIDE IN BIKE SHOW FROM 12H00- 17H00.

THE TRAFFIC DEPARTMENT WILL BE PATROLING DURING THIS EVENT AND CHECKING FOR ANY TRAFFIC PROBLEMS. THIS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE DEMARCATED AREA IN FRONT OF MARGATE HOTEL THAT HAS BEEN CLOSED OFF.

Summary

One way traffic flow Panorama Parade: 20April – 27 April

Vehicle permits required:          22 April 08:00 – 23 April 08:00

23 April – 26 April Access only between 23:00 and 08:00

Road Closure Marine drive:        Friday 24 April 12:30 – 14:30

Saturday 25 April 12:30 – 14:30

Sunday 26 April 12:00 – 17:00

 

Restricted Motorcycle access Panorama Parade (only motorcycles that have registered will have access to the event site): Thursday 23 April – 26 April.

All bikes will have access to Panorama Parade after the mass ride.

Yours sincerely,

 

The Africa Bike Week Team


3 Comments

  1. Sean Neethling

    Hi

    We would like to make a block booking for Africa Bike Week next year from 27 April to 1 May. Please could you advise availability of accomodation in Margate. We would like to be close to the main venue near the beach eg Margate Sands.

    Thank you
    Sean Neethling
    0837090290

  2. Thanks Sean,

    How many guests do you need to book for.

    Regards
    Vicky

  3. Chantell Nicolson

    Please advise what accomodation is available close to the venue. From 27th April – 30th April.

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