For the fourth year in a row, Quaker Steak and Lube welcomes the Florida Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builder Invitational with 2014 events happening Jan. 24-26.
CLEARWATER – For the fourth year in a row, Quaker Steak and Lube welcomes the Florida Motorcycle Expo and Bike Builder Invitational with 2014 events happening Jan. 24-26.
The expo is open from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
As many as 30,000 are expected to attend the 16th annual Expo that includes bands all weekend long featured on the Jagermeister Stage. There will also be 20 hourly $100 give-a-ways sponsored by St. Pete Powersports that equals $2,000 over the entire weekend. A Man cave give-a-way includes a pool table, TV and much more.
Friday night features a LED bike show and Burlesque show by Le Teaze, Saturday brings a free fireworks display and Miss Full Throttle Bikini Contest sponsored by XRockxs and Sunday will have one of the biggest ride in bike shows in the area. The Bike Builder Invitational awards will be given out on Sunday including $10,000 in cash and $10,000 in prizes including a custom built, one of a kind, championship ring made by Continental Wholesale Diamonds LLC.
Bands include The Soul Circus Cowboys, The Greg Billings Band, Jeff Vitolo & The Quarter Mile Rebels, Bobby Friss, The Black Honkeys, The Jaded Band and Stormbringer.
5 p.m. - Bike Builder Invitational Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 5 p.m. - Soul Circus Cowboys on Jager Stage 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. - LED Bike Show Registration ($10 per bike) 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. - Meet Paul Sr. and Rick Petko From Orange County Choppers 7 p.m. - Le Teaze Burlesque Show 8 p.m. - LED Bike Show Awards 8 p.m. - Greg Billings on Jager Stage
10 a.m. - Expo opens 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Meet Paul Sr. and Rick Petko From Orange County Choppers Noon to 2:30 - Jeff Vitolo & The Quarter Mile Rebels on Jager Stage 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Bobby Friss on Jager Stage 7 p.m. - Miss Full Throttle Bikini Contest on Jager stage 8 p.m. - Free Fireworks Display by Pyrotecnico 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. - The Black Honkeys on Jager Stage
10 a.m. - Expo opens 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Ride In Bike Show Registration ($15 per class entered) 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. - Jaded Band on Jager Stage Noon to 2 p.m. - Meet Rick Petko from Orange County Choppers 1 p.m. - Wing Eating Contest in front of Jager Stage 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Bike Builder Invitational Awards Presentation on Jager Stage 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Stormbringer on Jager Stage 6 p.m. - Expo closes