Expect to see plenty of cool choppers like this retro scoot by Chica at the 5th Annual David Mann Chopperfest.
The 5th Annual David Mann Chopperfest will be held on Sunday, December 14, 2008 at the Ventura County Fairgrounds in Ventura, CA from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. This year’s event will be hosted by the lovely Jennifer Scott. The event will feature a very special David Mann art exhibit with some of David’s original art on display, sponsored by Ron Siegel Fine Art. There will be a custom bike builder display featuring World Class Bike Builders. Past attendees include Chica Custom Cycles, Central Coast Cycles, Ventura Motorworks, Mercury Customs, Exile Cycles, Insane Custom Cycles, Custom Design Studios, Kiwi Indian, Trollworx Choppers, LA Chop Rods, UltraViolence, Hippy Killer Garage Co., Bobber Shop and many more.
There will be hundreds of motorcycle/culture vendors as well as an all brand motorcycle new and used parts swap meet. The Charlie Brechtel band will playing their motorcycle music all day including the hit song in remembrance to David Mann and Indian Larry called ‘Ghost Cowboy.’ The Ventura Derby Darlins will put on an exhibition game showing off their hard hitting skills. The “if you build it they will come” All Brand Motorcycle Show will feature over 12 classes of motorcycles, from Old School Scooters to Twin Cam classes – check out the website for more details on classes and entering your motorcycle. If you have a bike that fits one of these classes please enter it, it’s only $30 and you get 2 passes and
an event t-shirt. The trophies are always amazing, one-of-a-kind pieces of art. A portion of the proceeds goes to the David Mann Memorial Fund. Check out last month’s Easyriders magazine for the story on last year’s event and see all the great pictures taken of the show, the builders, the trophies, the art and the people.
It ‘s gonna be a fun-filled day for the family with all sorts of cool stuff on 2 wheels. We hope to see you there! General Admission is $10, kids 12 and under are free, and military with ID is $5. For more information on being a vendor, sponsor or entering the bike show or general info, check out www.chopperfestival.com or call or email Tory 805.217.2113