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Ready to Rally: What to Expect From Ohio Bike Week 2018

May 12, 2018 3:00:00 PM / by Cam

2018 Ohio Bike Week: Are You Ready to Rumble On?

It’s that time of the year; it’s Motorcycle Rally season!

The spring- and summer-time are filled to the brim with a huge selection of bike week options, but not all of them are created equal. What’s a bike week that you really shouldn’t be missing this time of year, especially if you call any of the Midwest states your home? Ohio Bike Week. It will take place from May 23rd to May 28th in 2018, and will be located in the always scenic and small town atmosphere of Sandusky, Ohio!


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But this “small town” is anything but small during Bike Week, and they go all out with everything you would expect from a week filled with motorcycles, passionate riders, and some nice cold beer. Sandusky is a photogenic area that demands attention and riding the roads, so if you’re join in on the Bike Week fun, you’ll want to have your camera and phone ready for some beautiful views.

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If you’re one for live music, Bike Week in Ohio isn’t going to disappoint. You can expect performers like Fuel, Great White, Phil Vassar, Jackyl, and other bands to rock the stage during the week. If you want to hit the saloon and vendor lot (because trust me, you will) the Mad River Harley-Davidson will be the center for everything you could want. But Harley isn’t interested in the bare minimum, so you can expect that tons of people will be entering in their “Road to 115” Giveaway. Why? Because the winner will get a trip for 2 to Milwaukee, WI to celebrate the 115 year Anniversary of Harley-Davidson. So test your luck and give it a try!

 If you’re looking for things a little more your speed(which is to say, fast) have a try at the World Record Poker Run, where you can expect a grand prize of $1,000 cash if you win. When you want to distance yourself from the crowds and explore the Sandusky area on a ride, take your bike out for a ride along Lake Erie. It’s a view and experience that you won’t want to miss, and you’ll be sure to get some photos that will make all your friends that didn’t attend Ohio Bike Week (shame on them) very jealous.

While Bike Week in Ohio has enough to pack a punch, the real adventure is in the surrounding areas and all that it has to offer. If your motorcycle just isn’t giving you the speed and thrills that you want, you can always test your adrenaline in a little more of a, well, massive way. Cedar Point, the 2nd ranking theme park in all the world (yes, you heard that right) is just minutes down the street from Bike Week. They have some of the tallest and fastest motorcycles in the world, so if you’re looking to get your heart pumping a mile a minute, you really won’t want to miss out on this experience.

 You can also expect to see a familiar face there, as RumbleOn will be there from the 24th to the 27th! We’ll have free WiFi for you to utilize, mobile charging stations so that your phone doesn’t lose any juice during the event, a vast (we’re talking massive) photo experience, and Rumble Girls handing out some free swag to take home with you!  

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Written by Cam

I'm new to riding, and I'm here to tell everyone about it! Follow my articles on advice for new motorcycle riders and overviews of some of the most popular motorcycles on the road.