A host of events are planned for India Bike Week 2016 which will be sponsored by Harley Davidson and partnered by DSK Benelli, Shell and Ceat besides a host of other automotive brands. The two day event will see man and machine, celebrities, musicians. Apart from this, Shell will bring Ducati World Superbike rider Chaz Davies to the show, the company has also included none other than Indian rider CS Santosh who will be demonstrating a host of safety sessions for riders.
IBW will see over 12,000 bikers who will take part in this festival along with their family and friends. It will include the customary Chai Pakoda Breakfast Run while new attractions have been added for the 2016 edition. A Hard Enduro event has been included wherein both rider and bike will be put to the test to decide the winner. The winner of this event will be awarded a cash prize of INR 75,000. The other events will include Finals of the National Custom Bike Build-Off 2016, International Bike Expo and Vintage and Classic Bike Concours.
The fourth edition of IBW will also see the introduction of the first ever film festival. Travel films from across the globe will be shown with special emphasis on riders, bikes and their travels. These movies will be classified under Heels on Wheels with women riders being highlighted, Milestories where travels and adventure films will be seen while films under the category Two Wheeler Talkies will be show off bikers and their passion for the road.
A special judging panel for the event will consists of Gaurav Jani, Imtiaz Ali and Arif Ali while former multi time World Trial Bike Champion, Dougie Lampkin will show off his skills. Main Street, located in the midst of the festival will sport a runway for riders to demonstrate their skills and parade their bikes either singly or in a group.
Motorcycle inspired art on display at Moto Art Collective will feature customized riding gear by Arjun Khanna. Air brushed helmets, live pinstriping and projects from creative bikers will be on display along with motor photography by Vikram Bawa and Ronnie Screwwalla. Vintage and Classic Bike Concours will include the display of over 100 vintage and heritage bikes.