Africa Bike Week™ 2018

Africa Bike Week™ 2018


Thursday, 26 April 2018 to Sunday, 29 April 2018
  • International Event

For the 10th consecutive year, Harley-Davidson® Africa presents the largest free motorcycle event in South Africa, Africa Bike Week™ 2018.

Paid-up H.O.G.® members have some exclusive concessions at ABW 2018.

  • Helmet and Jacket storage facility free of charge for all H.O.G. members.
  • Special prices on the event pin and patch.
  • H.O.G. Zone within the Harley-Davidson® hospitality area to advertise your upcoming rallies and meet up with fellow H.O.G. members.

Remember, you don’t need to be a Chapter member to be an international H.O.G. member. Your H.O.G. membership card gives you entry and seals the deal on any H.O.G. specials.


The event takes place from Thursday 26 April to Sunday 29 April 2018 in Buffalo City Metro in East London.

REGISTER ONLINE for free entrance to all areas (including the main stage) PLUS your competition ticket to WIN A Harley-Davidson® Street Rod®!

Entry to the main stage is free ONLY if you pre-register. If your are not pre-registered, you can still visit the event BUT entry to the main stage area costs R200 and you do not go into the draw for the Harley®!

Bike Activities

  • SuperGP Champions Trophy
  • Monster Energy Flight Night with fiery pyrotechnics, mega Monster Trucks, trial-biking, fire throwing phenomenon
  • BMX & Skate Demos
  • Le Riche Brothers – Trial Bike show
  • Experience the feeling of riding a Harley-Davidson motorcycle on the riding simulator, the “Jumpstart™”.
  • Mass Ride - create rolling thunder
  • Stuck as a pillion? Get a personalised free lesson from expert trainer Brent of Bike Savvy!
  • Dealer Demo Rides & Fashion show
  • Custom Bike Show
  • Jeep demo drives and displays
  • Tattoos and face painting


Entertainment will be a key highlight for Africa Bike Week™  2018 with live performances by a host of top bands and entertainers. 

There are live entertainers on the main stage throughout the event including Black Cat Bones, December Streets, Parlotones, Hellcats Grassy Spark. See the Africa Bike Week website for details.

As in previous years, Africa Bike Week™  is open to all Harley-Davidson riders and enthusiasts, riders of all motorcycle brands, as well as all other visitors. Ride and have fun, enjoy great entertainment, admire bikes on the main beach road, meet old friends and create new ones.  

Save the long weekend dates and join Harley-Davidson for an iconic event in East London!  

Live your legend with Harley-Davidson.

About Harley-Davidson® Motor Company

Since 1903, Harley-Davidson Motor Company has fulfilled dreams of personal freedom with cruiser, touring and custom motorcycles, riding experiences and events, and a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, general merchandise, riding gear and apparel. For more information, visit