INDIAN RIDERS FEST BUDWEIS 202220/09/2021
The Indian Riders Fest is back in 2022. The IRF is about gathering riders from all over Europe and beyond to enjoy a fabulous weekend. All the ingredients that made the first edition’s success, starting with freedom and friendliness, will again be present.
With participants from more than 30 countries, the Indian Riders Fest is definitely an international event. IFR is where riders meet to pursue the same passion for the iconic Indian Motorcycle brand, regardless of their language or cultural background.
The event is not aiming only at actual owners of Indian Motorcycles. Still, all bikers are welcome regardless of the brand of motorcycle they are riding.
CLOSE TO THE HISTORICAL CITY CENTRE
The event area is all year round, full of green vegetation, excellent roads, and hard surface places. From the historical city centre of Budweis (České Budějovice), the event is just 1.2 km, 20 walking minutes away.
LEGENDARY PARADE RIDE / 25 KM ON SECURED OPEN ROADS
The Saturday Parade Ride will be under the escort of the national traffic police and with the helpful support of municipal police. All participants can count on a safe ride at all times while enjoying the superb landscape of the South Bohemia region. Together with the municipal authority of Budweis, the national police kept the crossroads secured and closed to general traffic. For sure, an unforgettable experience!
WIN A CUSTOM INDIAN CHIEFTAIN LIMITED
Buy a Rally Pack and make a chance to win a custom Indian Chieftain Limited. The team of renowned Czech motorcycle custom builder VMP Motorcycle /
Indian Písek, with more than 25 years of history, is taking care of the transformation of Indian Chieftain Limited. Stunning custom paint design by Olaf Pugner / Pugner Design. Dr. Jekill & Mr. Hyde electronically adjustable exhaust system, and custom seat, to name just a few.
Enjoy live concerts of all musical styles and entertain yourself with the stunning shows of the different rock bands. On Friday evening we have a big surprise for you!
NON-STOP SECURED PARKING / FREE SHUTTLE BUS
Did you know that there is a 0% tolerance for drinking and driving in the CzechR epublic? A team of professional safety guards will oversee the secured parking zone 24 hours a day. Security guards will control each motorcycle by accessing and leaving the event area. In case of not matching ID numbers on the rider’s wristband and motorcycle’s ID tag, no exit will be possible. So park your bike by the event, enjoy the party. Use the free shuttle bus services by the main gate bringing IRF participants toward the city centre and several central hotel locations.
DISCOVER THE REGION AROUND BUDWEIS
Prepared rides with main highlights around Budweis will be available for Rally Pack owners. These rides can be downloaded for the Indian Ride Command or other major navigation systems (Garmin, TomTom). You will also have a printed leaflet of the rides with your Rally Pack.
MECHANICS ON SITE
A team of trained Indian mechanics will be present by the main expo area for small technical reparations and fast fixing possible problems during the whole event.
Visitors will find many stands offering motorcycle lifestyle-related products and services. Genuine Indian Motorcycle garments collection, IRF22 merchandising, garments, helmets, leather products, airbrush studio, motorcycle accessories, barbershop, tattoo studio, bike wash, just to name a few.
MODERATORS LIVE ON STAGE IN EN, DE, FR AND CZ
Next to the English language, moderators will address the attendees in German, French and Czech.
FREE DEMO RIDES ALL 2023 INDIAN MOTORCYCLE
During all the events, you can test ride any of the actual Indian Motorcycle models.
BUDWEIS PREMIUM BEER
New Exclusive partnership with world-renowned Czech beer brewery Budweiser Budvar.
CASHLESS TRANSACTION BY GASTRO COURT
New Partnership with NFCTron to enhance the visitors’ experience and propose cashless transactions using the IRF event armband equipped with a chip by the Gastro “Food & Drink” zone of the IRF22.
NO CAMPING BUT GLAMPING
Partnership with Chillvillage. Camping version 2.0. Sleep by the event. Large, luxuriously comfortable bell tents will be available for rent to all participants in a dedicated secured area by the event site included a 24hour reception and other hotel-type services.
CUSTOM INDIAN MOTORCYCLE SHOW
Indian Motorcycle dealers across Europe and beyond are invited to design the most exciting customised Indian motorcycle. The contest aims to show the design versatility of the Indian Motorcycle brand and its rich history. A showcase of customised Indian motorcycles by the new generation of young designers as well as skilled craftsmen. So all entries are welcome, be creative, and show us entirely transformed bikes, insane custom motorcycles concepts, unusual design projects,
or spectacular masterpieces. Limits are yours. You have as an artist total creative freedom. During the Indian Riders Fest 2022, all participating bikes will be presented by the Indian Motorcycle village close to the main stage. The judging panel will assess the bikes of the participants in these six distinct classes.
- Scout & Bobber
- Bagger 23”
- Chief 2022
- Thunder Stroke 111 – 116
- FTR Flat Track Style Scrambler
- Custom paint / Airbrush Master
The international jury members will choose one builder for the grand winner “Best of the Show” prize.
Friday 10 – Sunday 12 June 2022
Expo Halls | Výstaviště České Budějovice
Husova tř. 523/30, 370 05 České Budějovice.