Bike Shows

Reader’s Ride-In Bike Show Is back For 2021!

Join us at the country’s largest all-indoor cafe racer custom show SUNDAY (not Saturday!) August 15 at Sewickley War Memorial Park. Enjoy a day of scenic road riding, food trucks, prize giveaways and the coolest custom motorcycles around.

NEW THIS YEAR: $10 Admission includes Bike Show Registration

For the safety of our staff and our guests, face masks are required for entrance to this year’s bike show.

You’ll be required to wear your mask, covering your nose and mouth:
* At the entry gate
* At our food trucks
* At the Cafe Racer Magazine pavilion
* While visiting some vendor booths

While walking about the show you may feel free to remove your mask so long as you practice social distancing.

We thank you for your cooperation, and we’re excited to see you at the show!

Come celebrate the world of custom cafe racers with us on Sunday, August 15 at Sewickley’s War Memorial Park. If you built a new ride for last year’s show, get those polishing rags busy as the show is on for this summer. Join us an thousands of like-minded riders at the country’s only cafe racer show dedicated exclusively to ton-up motorcycles. The CRM team is busy setting up our day-long bike show with seven classes of judged competition, demo bike rides, swap meet, used bike corral, gear and riding accessories vendors, food trucks and more. The celebration kicks off with a party Saturday night at 7 at Sewickley’s Slippery Mermaid restaurant with doors opening Sunday morning at 10 a.m. Check this site for updates and a list of sponsored prizes and bring your best builds!

War Memorial Park is located at 800 Blackburn Road in the village of Sewickley, PA 15143, just past the YMCA.

Click here for the Sewickley Village Map

Sewickley is a very quaint, walkable town, so bring the family! There’s a terrific playground for the kiddos right in the park. If you’re the only bike lover in the family the main business district in Sewickley is just a 10-minute walk away, and has plenty to keep your whole family entertained while you get your fill of custom bikes.

Nearby Hotels:

(All hotels listed are less than 5 miles from CRM HQ)

Fairfield Inn & Suites, Pittsburgh Neville Island
5850 Grand Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15225, (412)264-4722
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Approximately $150/night

LaQuinta Inn Pittsburgh Airport
8507 University Blvd, Moon Township, PA 15108, (412)269-0400
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Approximately $109/night

Motel 6, Thorn Run Road, Moon Township
1170 Thorn Run Road, Moon Township, PA 15108, (412)269-0990
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Approximately $69/night

Nearby Campsites:
Please note that the nearest campground is more than 20 miles from our location.
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(All listed restaurants/bars are in Sewickley, an easy 10- to 15-minute walk from the bike show.)

The Slippery Mermaid
Excellent Sushi, just across the alley from CRM HQ – outdoor patio
Fri/Sat: 11 AM – 10 PM, Sun: 11 AM – 9 PM
613 Beaver Street – Website

Hoagie/Sub/Sandwich Shop Chain
9 AM – 9 PM every day
537 Beaver Street –

The Sharp Edge
Burgers, Dinners, Pizzas and Salads, plus Huge Selection of Imported Beer, especially Belgians. (Don’t ask for a Coors Light here!)
Fri/Sat: 11 AM to midnight; Sun: Noon to 9PM
510 Beaver Street, Rear – Website

Sewickley Hotel
Appetizers, Burgers, Dinners, Salads and Sunday Brunch, and a Full Bar in a Former Coaching Inn
Fri/Sat: 11 AM – 10 PM (bar remains open later); Sun: 11 AM – 3 PM
509 Beaver Street – Website

Mamba Italia
Authentic Neapolitan Pizzas Baked in a Wood-Fired Oven, Pastas, Salads and Entrees (BYOB, but the wine store is on the way.)
Fri/Sat: 4 PM – 10 PM; Sun: 3 PM – 8 PM
424 Broad Street – Website

China Palace
Traditional Chinese and Thai Dishes, plus Sushi, and a Full Bar
Fri/Sat: 11 AM – 10:30 PM; Sun: 11 AM – 9 PM
409 Broad Street – Website

Pizza Roma
Pizza, Pasta and Bar Food with a Full Bar – Smoking permitted at the bar!
Fri/Sat/Sun: 11 AM to 2 AM – kitchen closes earlier
426 Beaver Street – No website, call 412-741-1744 for details

Note: A Burger King and an Eat n Park diner are located within 2 miles’ driving distance.