Welcome to Africa’s Biggest Bike Event!

26-29 April 2018

Africa Bike Week™ is an annual event presented by Harley-Davidson® Africa and hosted by Buffalo City Metro. All motorcycle enthusiasts, riders, H.O.G.® members, their families and friends from across South Africa and internationally are invited to attend the biggest free biker bash on the continent in the quaint beach town of East London.

Enthusiasts who pre-register will get FREE entry to all events for the entire long weekend! Registration is expected to open in  October 2017.

What’s On!


Register online for FREE access to the event and stand a chance to win a brand new Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. Terms & Conditions apply. The Winner must have registered online, and must attend the event. The motorcycle shown here does not represent the colour and type of the actual prize.

Traders & Expo

View the latest Harley® motorcycles and Official Rally Merchandise

Demo Rides

Free Demo rides are available each day. Don’t know how to ride? The Jump Start allows you to experience riding a Harley® without the worry of balance. Helmets available for loan.

Mass Ride

Experience the sound and spectacle as thousands of bikes ride through the streets of East London, or even better… get involved. The Mass Ride takes place on Saturday 28 April 2017. Times and venue to be announced

Getting there!

Chapters, Dealerships and private tour operators are putting together tours to coincide with the Africa Bike Week™ 2018 experience! Contact us if you are planning a tour

  • Crossroad Motortours will maximize the Rainbow Nation experience by combining its Western Cape Bike Ride with a visit to Africa Bike Week™ . Limited to 14 bikes so book quickly!

Live Entertainment

Settle down at the main stage for live entertainment – there is a full programme of entertainment for the whole family.  Top bands will perform every evening,  and the event is also a platform for local artists to showcase their talent during the day.  Enjoy all music genres from jazz and country to pop and contemporary.

The trading market and exhibition, wine bar and demo rides from Harley-Davidson® and Jeep are offered daily. There are stunt shows on Friday and Saturday.

Expect  H-D® merchandise,  Free Harley-Davidson®test rides, trade markets, a custom Bike Show where you can see spectacular bikes, a Mass Ride and much more. It’s also a great chance for H.O.G® members to meet and interact with other riders from across the globe.

Contact us

ABW Project Manager

Carl Frayne:
Tel: 083 420 3259
Email: info@africabikeweek.com

 Administration & Vendors

Tammy Frayne:
Tel: 082 697 0047
Email: admin@africabikeweek.com

Local Event Liaison

Sondlo & Knopp Advertising
Zola Sondlo: 043 722-1558
Email: advertizing@advertizing.co.za


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