Must Attend Events for 2019 – Your Biker Event Calender

WIll Yap The Gasoline Addict
Written By: Will Yap
Featured Photo Above By: Motographer
Other Photography & Media: Various Sources
Get Your Thumpers and Smokers ready for Ulu Choh Dirt Park MX Round 1! (Source: Ulu Choh Dirt Park Facebook)

Ulu Choh MX (UCMX) Round 1/Grand Slam 2: 27th-28th April
Happening over 2 days this coming weekend, the combined event of UCMX Round 1 and Grand Slam II will be chock full from kick off with Kids Moto first thing in the morning.

BMW Grand Slam II will also be at the same venue (Source: BMW Motorrad Singapore)

Grand Slam II starts after that with test rides available for BMWS’s all new R1250GS featuring shift cam technology and R1200GS – a good way to compare the technology and ride. Other models will include the F850GS launched this year and G310GS as well. ATV rides will be available for children as well in between races. Events will round off on Saturday with an evening dusk trail. If you were one of the Singaporeans riding dual sports back in the 90s to 00s, you would remember dusk and night trails were almost a weekly thing back then.

UCMX Round 1 will start on Sunday morning while Grand Slam II will continue after that. The event is expected to end around 2.30pm on Sunday.

SG Motorfest will buzz the local atmosphere this weekend (Source: SG MotorFest Facebook)

SG Motorfest: 26th-28th April
With live music performances starting from Friday the 26th. SG Motorfest will add to the weekend of busy events, occupying the carpark at Kallang Leisure Park. Positioning itself as an event for all things fitted with internal combustion engines, the three days will feature races, car audio challenges, club gatherings, motorcycle displays, food and lifestyle stores, children’s acitivites and even a trucker/trailer meet up. NO WAY!!!!

Bikers Night will Rev Up the Evenings with food, music and movies! (Source: Handlebar Singapore Facebook)

Bikers Night @ Handlebar: 27th April
Owner/Proprietor Jan Pek says this is her way of giving support back to the biker crowd – one that was supportive of her business from her start. Her restaurant serves as a local gathering spot for motorcyclists of all walks of life, offering deals on food, drinks and screening biker/rebel themed movies, the joint becomes electric as bikers and their families descend upon the joint to rub shoulders with each other. The monthly event is complemented by a mid-month Greasy Retro Party, meant to tailor to the 80s to early 90s loving crowd but still create a space for the motorcycling community. BIKER LOVE all the way!

Well Worth the Petrol Head’s journey to Kuala Lumpur (Source: Art of Speed Facebook)

8th Annual Art of Speed 2019: 27th-28th July
The Premium Malaysian Custom Event at Serdang Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, features both cars and motorcycles. A place where Malaysian petrol heads gather to put their works on display, market their brands and sell their wares. With less restriction on aftermarket modifications and availability for old cars, motorcycles and parts are much easier and less costly, the vehicles on display push their boundaries and make the event especially attractive for Singaporeans as we get to see our neighbours exercise their creative juices.

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El Jefe By D Street Customs (Photo By: Will Yap)

It would be good to note, local workshop D Street Customs made an entry last year with a project titled El Jefe. How’s that for Singaporean talent development?

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Told Ya, Garage Sale. Who knows what you will find? (Photo By: Will Yap)

Have lots of Ringgit ready as stalls sell everything from garage sales to cult brands.

Get Ready for A Biker Family Reunion! (Source: Desaru International Bike Week Facebook)

Desaru International Bike Week: 13th-16th September
Are you ready for this one? With the Crown Prince of Johor DYAM Tunku Ismail Idris standing as the Royal Patron behind the inaugural Desaru International Bike Week 2019, Desaru was chosen for its 29km stretch of beaches. Attractions will encompass an International Motor Company Showcase Pavillion, Bikeweek booths, club gatherings, golf tournament, cultural exchanges, private collection displays, live music concerts and a Beach Race. Heck Yeah, you read that last one right.

DYAM Tunku Ismail Dris backing bikers like a real bro (Photo By: Will Yap)

A section of the beach will also be dedicated for the organizers of Art of Speed and Wicked Wallop to run their own lifestyle area. If you have been to any of their events, you know it can only be a roaring good time.

Jap Loh and his Wicked Wallop team definitely know how to throw a party. (Photo By: Will Yap)

Word is, there will be special arrangement for Singaporeans who wish to attend. From what I’ve been told, it will be planned in a similar fashion to the mass ride for the media briefing with DYAM Tunku Ismail Idris. Til we get closer to the event, that’s all I’m going to say, so BE PREPARED.

Kustom Fest, Details pending (Photo By: Juvena Huang)

KustomFest 2019: Details Pending
Indonesia’s Custom Motorcycle and Car event, held in Yogyakarta. Details are pending but we’ll update as soon as we know. How mad is it? One of the displayed vehicles er…. crafts last year was a Harley-Davidson engine powered plane. Was it trucked in or did it fly in? You gotta ask the guys at Kustom Fest yourself.

See those Jugs? (Photo By: Juvena Huang)
Hot Rod Lovers Day Out (Photo By: Juvena Huang)

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