Hot Bike Tour 2016 and Hot Bike/Baggers Build-Off Dates Announced

Hot Bike Magazine is happy to announce that this year’s GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour will be heading to the Smoky Mountains!

Hot Bike Tour 2016
This year's Hot Bike Tour will be a rolling rally taking place on September 7-11.©Motorcyclist

If custom cruisers, baggers and touring bikes are your thing, mark your ride calendar and start making plans for the 2016 Hot Bike Tour and Hot Bike/Baggers Invitational Bike Build-Offs on September 7–11. This year's ride and tour will take in the area's natural beauty, significant history and amazing motorcycle riding.

The GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour is a five-day, rolling rally featuring evening bike shows, bands and vendors—with daily rides to new cities kicking off each morning. All riders are welcome to join one, two or all five days.

The 2016 GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour dates and cities:
* September 7, Asheville, North Carolina
* September 8, Maggie Valley, North Carolina
* September 9, Knoxville, Tennessee
* September 10, Cookeville, Tennessee
* September 11, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Scheduled to host the 2016 Geico Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour is "Dumptruck," the long-time emcee for women's roller derby, concert festivals, motorcycle rallies, and the Hot Bike Tour. Always bringing a certain amount of playfulness with him, Dumptruck is undoubtedly the facilitator of fun through each mile of the event! Dumptruck is also your official "know-it-all" of Geico Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour. So, yank his chain if you've got any questions during the tour. If he doesn't have the answer he'll find it for you.

The Tour is also your chance to meet and ride with Hot Bike and Baggers magazine editors! Both magazine staffs will be riding and reporting on this year's Tour, documenting the event and looking for future feature motorcycles.

The 2016 Hot Bike and Baggers Invitational Bike Build-Off
The 2016 Hot Bike and Baggers Invitational Bike Build-Offs will be held in conjunction with the GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour.©Motorcyclist

They will be joined by the Hot Bike and Baggers Invitational Bike Build-Off celebrity builders and our key event sponsors. This year that includes the guys from Rinehart Racing (based in wonderful Asheville,Tennessee), ColorRite, Scorpion, Fuelpak by Vance & Hines, Sena Communicators, S&S, Supertrapp, No-Mar and more. Get the latest about the Hot Bike Tour at www.hotbike.com. Follow Hot Bike and Baggers on Facebook for regular posts about this year's event, including Tour Tuesday—a weekly drop of the latest Tour dirt! Join Hot Bike and Baggers September 7–11 for a ride you will never forget!

Hot Bike Ride-In show
Magazine staffs and a panel of professional builders will be cruising the Ride-In Show at each of the five GEICO Motorcycle Hot Bike Tour stops and choosing their favorite machines.©Motorcyclist