Monday, June 9, 2008

Thunder Road to Host Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike Show

STURGIS, S.D. –June 7, 2008–Thunder Road, known as the “Custom Capital of Sturgis,” is home to some of the motorcycle industry’s hottest customs during Sturgis Bike Week. This year will be no exception as Thunder Road prepares to host the Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike Show, which will highlight some of the industry’s best art. This premier event will be sponsored by Kryptonite Locks.

Instead of focusing on the machines themselves, as most shows at Sturgis do, this day will be all about the industry’s artistic side. The Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike Show will focus on the paint and finishes industry professionals use to achieve those slick custom looks.

The show’s namesake, Dave Perewitz, will also be exhibiting some of his famous customs. Dave has been building and customizing motorcycles since the early 1970s, and his celebrity clientele has includes the likes of Hulk Hogan, Brad Whitford and Kyle Petty. Considered a master of all aspects of the customization process, from engineering to aesthetics, Dave’s bikes are regarded as “art in motion.”

“Dave Perewitz has created some of the industry’s best customs motorcycles with his signature flame jobs” said Promoter Carrie Repp of R&R Promotions “This show will give every painter and builder the opportunity to compete with their peers on strictly the quality and aesthetic appeal of their work.”

Awards will be given in a variety of categories, including best pearl, best candy, best use of color, best artwork, best graphics, best in show and Perewitz best flames. The show runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the awards will be announced at 5 p.m.

The Dave Perewitz Custom Paint Bike Show is sponsored by Kryptonite Locks and will be held in Thunder Road’s Thunderdome. Admission to the Thunderdome is $5, but there is free parking and Glencoe Gold campers get in free. For more information, please visit
About Thunder Road

Located 3 miles east of Sturgis on Highway 34, Thunder Road is hard to miss. With six acres of paved vending space full of high-end, custom, aftermarket vendors and the nearly 40,000 square foot Thunderdome, Thunder Road is the “Custom Capital of Sturgis Bike Week.” During the course of the week, Thunder Road is host to the most custom-bike themed events in Sturgis. In conjunction with all the events, Thunder Road will have the best attractions around, including Miss Sturgis, and even more great entertainment. Thunder Road is a part of the Glencoe Nation and is located directly in front of the Glencoe Camp Resort, which will be host to Rock’n the Rally, an event that will have over 10 national music acts. There’s something for everyone at Thunder Road. And, of course, there’s plenty of free parking!


Anonymous said...

Can we get an update on Dave's '57 Chevy Wagon? Would like to see some after pics!

Anonymous said...

Sturgis is going to be so awesome this year, I mean it is amazing every year but I cannot wait for this year. I love all the types of people that show up from the moderately interested to the hardcore bikers, you get to meet some really interesting people at Sturgis.
I actually just started working with progressive motorcycle insurance and I have been finding out more about the whole motorcycle culture. I find it fascinating. Since delving more into the whole “Motorcycle Culture” I have heard nothing but how amazing Sturgis is and I can’t wait to check it out. We’ll be at Thunder Road at Sturgis giving away a FREE Exclusive Sucker Punch Sallys custom-designed T-shirt. All you have to do is visit, go to where it says Events and Rallies and print out the coupon. Present that coupon at our booth at Thunder Road and get your free exclusively designed Sucker Punch Sallys T-shirt, only given away at Sturgis. We’ll also have some other free fun stuff you got to check out, you’ll see once you get there. Oh, and while you’re there you can also enter to win a custom Suck Punch Sally’s bike. It’s an old school beauty.
Are you going to Sturgis this year?
Hope I didn’t over step my bounds by posting on your blog, and if you have any questions or want more info please feel free to shoot me an e-mail!
Hope to see you there. Ride Safe.
Gia Anderson
Brand Ambassador