WE WANT TO GET NEW PEOPLE INTO OLD BIKES

If you’ve ever wanted to get into old motorcycles, but didn’t know where to start, the Viking Antique Motorcycle show is just what you've been looking for to get you going! 

If you’re looking for a complete bike for sale, the club displays always include bikes for sale.  If you want to start a new project, there's plenty of candidates in their outdoor swap meet.  Looking for hard to find parts?  You'll find them and stuff you didn't even know you needed.  But more importantly, at the show you can get hooked up with the people you need to make your old bike dreams come true.   You’ll get to meet mechanics from local shops that wrench on the old stuff and find out which shops can help you order parts.  There's tons of chances to learn tips and tricks from the experts:  Sit in on tech seminars and find out how to prepare a bike for painting.  Talk with the pros about how to choose the right bike to restore and learn what work you can do yourself and what you should consider handing off.  At panel discussions, you’ll hear from local bike builders about restoring old bikes as well as using vintage stock for special build customs, cafés, choppers and bobbers.  With plenty of experts and club member enthusiasts at the show, you’ll find what you need to finally get that old bike running again!

 

TECH SESSIONS ON FRIDAY

2:00 pm Tech Talks: Motorcycle Restoration
 - How to choose the right bike for you to restore?  What makes a restoration difficult or easy?  When to keep a bike original and when to do a complete restoration? What tools do I need to get started?  Question and answer period follows the panel discussion, with your chance to solve your motorcycle restoration riddles!
TECH SESSIONS ON SATURDAY

10:00 am Tech Talks: Motorcycle Restoration
 - How to choose the right bike for you to restore?  What makes a restoration difficult or easy?  When to keep a bike original and when to do a complete restoration? What tools do I need to get started?  Question and answer period follows the panel discussion, with your chance to solve your motorcycle restoration riddles!
12:00 Noon Tech Talks: Motorcycle Painting
 - A key part of any motorcycle restoration project is painting. If you're going to do it yourself, learn how to do it safely and how to make your project turn out the best that it can be! If you have tried painting before this is your chance to talk to the experts about how to take it to the next level. And even if you are planning to have another expert take care of the painting, learn about how to best collaborate with your painter.
2:00 pm Tech Talks: Motorcycle Restoration
 - Your second opportunity to talk with the Viking Chapter experts about your restoration questions.