Bike Shows

2019 Reader’s ride-In Custom Bike Show Is A Go!

If you’ve got a customized speedbike and want to show the world what you ride, this year’s show is the place for you! Cafe Racer’s annual Reader’s ride-In is the ONLY custom cafe racer show of its kind, attracting growing crowds each year for a day of fast motorbikes and good times. This year’s event is slated for Sunday, August 11 at Sewickley’s War memorial Park and kicks off with a cocktail party at Sewickley’s Slippery Mermaid at 613 Beaver Street starting at 6 p.m. Sundays event starts at 10 a.m. with motorcycle judging at 4 and runs rain or shine and is chock-full of motorcycling attractions including:

Rides Throughout The Greater Sewickley Area On Stunning Backroads

Six Trophied Classes For Your Ride Including:

Prizes will be awarded for all First and Second Place winners in each
category.

This Year’s Attractions Include:

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.

$5 Admission $10 includes Bike Show Registration

**Free Parking For Cars– Next To War Memorial Park in the upper YMCA Lot.

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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Restaurants/Bars:

(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

Subway
Hoagie/Sub/Sandwich Shop Chain
9 AM – 9 PM every day
537 Beaver Street – www.subway.com

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.