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Poole Dream Machines Bike of the night winner 20 Sept 2016

 Bike of the night winner 20 Sept 16

Pictured L to R: Judge Kathryn Bloy and winner Philip Baker

Over 300 bikes rode down to Poole Quay for this week’s Dream Machines. 

Congratulations Philip Baker who won the ‘Bike of the Night’ title on his Yamaha MT10.  Philip, said: “I bought the bike 9 months ago and my friend Nigel Biffin from Screaming Customs did a really lovely paint job for me.”   

Philip rode home with a race kit courtesy of Muc-Off.  Judge for the night was Karthryn Bloy, who chose the bike because: “It is a new bike on the market which has a really unusual paint job.”

As a Bike of the Night winner, Philip will be invited to take part in the “Bike of the Year” finale which takes place next week on the final night of the season 27 September.  Sponsored by APlan Motorcycle Insurance link will open in new window, all the weekly winners are invited back for one final line up when the public have the chance to pick their “2016 Bike of the Year”.  With cash prizes on offer for the top three places – 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
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2nd Place
£200 cash from APlan Insurance
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3rd Place
£100 cash from APlan Insurance
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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.

To find the latest information #PooleDreamMachines

See the 2016 seasons winners or visit Poole Tourism's Facebook page weekly winners photo album.

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