More Riders, Gawkers and Celebrities
Thousands of riders and motorcycle enthusiasts will enjoy music, metal, motorcycles, amazing bikes, and TV celebrities during the 20th annual Street Vibrations® Rally Sept. 24-28 in downtown Reno, at Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson and in Virginia City.
The 4th largest motorcycle event in the nation, Street Vibrations®, will take over the main streets in downtown Reno and Virginia City. Special event plazas, parking areas and event space in hotels/casinos will be filled with live entertainment and vendors selling everything from leather chaps, helmets, artwork and sunglasses to motorcycle boots, chrome, LED lights and insurance.
The event is free and open to the public. Motorcycle participants pay a fee to take part in Street Vibrations® to participate in; poker runs, ride-in competitions, slow bike races, scavenger hunts and VIP parties. Registered participants receive a 5 day VIP parking pass, an official ride pin and an exclusive 20th anniversary Street Vibrations® 2014 shirt.
This year, co-founder of Orange County Chopper’s and star of the Discovery Channel’s reality TV series “American Chopper,” Paul Teutul Sr. and Danny Koker, star of the History Channel’s reality TV series “Counting Cars” will be joining in the fun.
Teutul, is a custom and production motorcycle manufacturer originally based in Orange County New York and the outspoken “American Chopper” TV star.
Koker is star of the reality TV series that chronicles daily activities at Count’s Kustoms, an automobile restoration and customization company he owns and operates in Las Vegas, NV.
Both Teutul and Koker will be available for photographs and conversations during “Meet and Greet” sessions at multiple venues during Street Vibrations®. Koker will perform with his band, Count’s 77 on Friday at 6 p.m. at the Jagermeister Stage on the El Dorado special events plaza.
Virginia Street in downtown Reno will host multiple Street Vibrations® stages with non-stop music from live bands, Factory Rigs, vendors selling all things motorcycle, festival food booths and more from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thurs. through Sat., Wed., 12 to 9 p.m., and Sun.,
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chester’s Reno Harley-Davidson® is also an official venue hosting vendors, live bands and festival food and beverages.
The Reno Ballroom in downtown Reno will host participant and vendor registration, vendor booths, the Tattoo Expo and meet and greet sessions with TV Celebrities. The Reno Ballroom is also where you’ll find America’s Finest Custom Bike Builder’s Expo featuring cutting edge custom motorcycle creations and the Bike Corral, where registered participants can buy or sell a bike to private parties.
In Virginia City the action will be on “C” Street, the main street through the historic mining town. Enjoy live music from a variety of bands and vendors from across the nation.
Street Vibrations® will feature a Huey Lewis & The News concert at the Silver Legacy on Fri., Sept. 26, ceremonial flag raising on both Fri. and Sat., Sept. 26 & 27, police on parade led by Grand Marshall Paul Teutul on Thurs. Sept. 25 and Grand Marshall Danny Koker on Sat., Sept. 27. The event includes a popular wet T-shirt contest and drawings to win Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. VIP registered participants will enjoy scavenger hunts in downtown Reno and poker runs up to historic Virginia City and beautiful Lake Tahoe. Free, non-stop entertainment from live bands can be enjoyed by everyone at all venues.
Watch this short video from last year’s event!