Harley-Davidson Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has announced the opening of a brand new showroom for its iconic motorcycles in Fujairah, UAE, under the auspices of Khalifa Al Masood the owner of the local dealership Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Motorcycles LLC. The two day opening ceremony, held on the 27th and 28th of February 2014, saw VIPs and members of the media attend on the first day, with motorcycle aficionados and Harley-Davidson fans flocking in the day after. Live bands entertained attendees at the grand opening, which drew 150 bikes and 200 attendees over two days. There were activities for children, and a showcase of some of Harley-Davidson’s best selling motorcycles. A celebratory cake was cut and a commemorative plaque put up. The new showroom is located near KM Trading in Moh’d Bin Mattar Road, Fujairah. Abdulla Al Masaood & Sons Motorcycles LLC, operating under the umbrella of Al Masaood Group, is Harley-Davidson’s third fully value added dealership in the UAE.
World renowned manufacturer of exhaust systems, Akrapovič revealed their new line-up at Bikers Café on the 28th of February, 2014. Half of the popular Dubai outlet was reserved for displaying the new, cutting-edge products and potential customers also had the opportunity to take away free goody bags. We are especially thankful to Mr. Ahad Samad, who was on hand to answer queries about the new and latest models from Akrapovič. More images below. Continue reading →
The Beach Canteen project, part of the Dubai Food Festival, saw some of the city’s best-known restaurants serving everything from sushi to tacos for 10 days. Bikers Cafe was there at the opening on Wednesday 26th February at Kite Beach, along with sister outlet Loca. During the early hours, prior to the media event at 5PM, we were running a bit late, but successfully managed to bring it all together and complete the set-up with a new vespa 946 arriving on time for the show. Esteemed members of the media started arriving early, and the event was soon packed with numerous restaurants offering food tasting opportunities to those present. It was a great event for Bikers Cafe as we had the opportunity to meet and interact with a large number of people, highlighted by a free foozball table, table tennis games and a host of other fun activities. More images below. Continue reading →
Yesterday’s BBQ Night was a very special one, thanks to the presence of former freestyle motocross rider and racer, and co-founder of Sweatpants Media, Andy Bell. He dropped by around 5.30pm with Mr. Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director, Overseas Promotions and Inward Missions at Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, and Mr. Gaurav Sinha, Founder & CEO at Insignia Worldwide. And this was about the same time the fully electric NeuTron bike was being brought in, much to the delight of Andy and our other guests. Enjoying the early hours of the evening at Bikers Café Dubai, Andy was most excited to look around and know more about the café. Good friends with master bike builder Roland Sands, he was happy to know a little later on that we sold RSD biker gloves at the outlet. Continue reading →
The UAE Desert Championship is being introduced to safeguard the future of rallying at a national level but also to take the country’s original motorsport discipline to new heights. It meets a growing demand from the country’s motorsport fraternity for a new series of highly competitive events run in a natural environment, with an emphasis on safety. The inaugural 2013-14 series will consist of four Baja-style events taking place in October, November, January and February, with categories for cross-country cars, cross-country buggies, motorcycles and quads. The championship is being organised by the Emirates Motor Sport Federation with the full support of the Automobile and Touring Club of the UAE, the national motorsport authority.
Okay, so this is it, our first ever official BBQ Night at the newly opened Bikers Café in Fujairah. Following on from the success of our popular BBQ Nights in Dubai, the Fujairah event was a smashing success as well, attended by lots of guests, including bikers and motorcycling enthusiasts. Important members of the community graced the occasion, as did top ranking officials from Fujairah’s hospitality industry. The other highlight of the evening was the debut of the TRON light cycle, which reached us in the late hours of Friday night. All wrapped in silver foil, the bike wowed attendees with its dazzling lights and incredibly futuristic styling. Many thanks to Mr. Amire who gave us the chance to display the bike. You’ll also be glad to know that this fully street-legal bike is for sale in the UAE, and is road registerable. In addition to being the first person to ride it, the owner will also receive a few surprises and gift packages. Scroll down for more images. Continue reading →
Al-Futtaim Honda has marked its entry in to the UAE motor sport circuit with the sponsorship of two-time and reigning UAE Superbike champion Mahmoud Tannir. The sponsorship agreement will see Mahmoud, 38, a Lebanese national; ride a Honda CBR 600.
Mahmoud Tannir commenting on the sponsorship said: “Honda has a very rich history in racing and I’m extremely happy to be part of the Al-Futtaim Honda family. I am looking forward to my first race on the new bike and I am confident the Honda Package will ensure that I stay at the top of my game.”
KTM Middle East Al Shafar organized the event called the KTM 1290 Super Duke R Experience recently at the Dubai Autodrome. This was the official introduction of the Austrian manufacturer’s newest model in to the Middle East region, the 2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R. 35 riders and 25 guests and media personalities took part in the festivities. Middle East KTM dealers from Kuwait (KNS Racing), Lebanon (ANB Holding), Jordan (Darwazeh Bikes) and the newly signed dealer from Egypt (Abougahly Motors). From the media, Noel Ebdon (for the National), Darren Rycroft (Circuit Pro Digital and Top Performance Magazine), Martin Ormrod (Auto Trader) and Imthisan Giado (Motoring Middle East) just to name a few, were in attendance. Continue reading →
Yesterday’s BBQ Night saw bikers and other customers come in by around 7PM, which was much earlier than usual. A big shout out to the enthusiastic Bikers Cafe crew for setting up everything nice and early for the evening’s proceedings. The venue got busier as the hours passed, and we were privileged to hand out prizes to the winners of the ‘Bikers Cafe Goes Places’ Instagram photography competition, which ended on November last year. Taking part in the excitement and celebrations were Mr. Chadi (F&B Manager of Bin Hadher Group) and Mr. Ahmad Matoori (Director of PR), who handed out the gifts. The perfect evening was highlighted by the wonderful weather and, of course, our signature grilled meats. Continue reading →
Bikers Café is delighted to announce the winners of the “Bikers Café Goes Places” Instagram competition. Zainab Al Attar (@alattarz) clinches first place, with Ahmad Alayel (@alayel60) and Ahmad (@ahmad_o0o) coming second and third respectively. Continue reading →