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Bike of the year 2016

From vintage classics to super bikes, Poole Quay will see the best of the bikes battle it out to win the 2016 Dream Machines Bike of the Year competition on 27 September.

The fantastic finale gathers Bike of the Night winners from this year’s season to compete for the coveted Bike of the Year title.

Supported by APlan Insurance, who wins, you decide.  Voting is open to fellow riders, spectators and members of the public, one vote each so come along and vote for your favourite. To help spectators choose, owners provide a history for each of the competing bikes.  There are no set rules - beauty is in the eye of the beholder!  

Organised by Poole Tourism, the event is part of Wave 105 Summertime in the South.  Bikes will be on display outside the Thistle Hotel from 5.30pm with voting from 6pm until 7.30pm.   The 2016 Bike of the Year winner will be announced at around 7.45pm.

This year prizes include:

1st Place
£300 cash from APlan Insurance
The Midge Holloway perpetual trophy
Free MOT from all2wheelers

2nd Place
£200 cash from APlan Insurance
Free MOT from all2wheelers

3rd Place
£100 cash from APlan Insurance
Free MOT from all2wheelers

Graham Richardson, Poole Tourism Manager, said: “The loyal following of friendly local regulars and the fantastic location mean Poole remains the biggest weekly bike meet in the country.  It’s a thanks to all those involved in the local biking community, the events team and especially the volunteer Marshals who give up their time, that Dream Machines is a success each year.  It would not be possible without them.  Bike of the Year is the final celebration, so come along and make your vote count.”

Poole Dream Machines is held every Tuesday (6pm – 10pm), from April to the end of September. 

PARKING: Please be aware that Poole Quay itself is generally a no parking area and closed to all traffic except bikes for the event from 5:30pm.

For more information on Dream Machines or any other events in the Wave 105 Summertime in the South events programme visit: www.pooletourism.com