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Tuesday, 23 August 2016

AMD World Championship

Over 70 bikes already entered in AMD World Championship

Custom builder community and wider industry reaction to the opportunities provided for doing business at this year’s AMD World Championship, the flagship feature at INTERMOT Customized in Hall 10 in October, continues to be overwhelmingly positive.

Indeed, with the number of booths now being taken by aftermarket vendors (and additional custom program booths by OE manufacturers, including Harley-Davidson - see page 14 of this edition of AMD Magazine), overall reaction to the concept that organizers Koelnmesse are successfully developing has been excellent.
As this edition went to press there were already 54 builders confirmed for the AMD World Championship, coming to Cologne, Germany, from 24 different countries (including as far afield as the USA, Japan, South Korea, Israel, Russia and Ukraine); in total some 70 bikes are entered into the five classes, with six weeks still to go.
Set-up day for the event is Monday October 3rd, with Tuesday 4th as Press Day, Wednesday 5th as International Trade Visitor and VIP Visitor Preview Day, with public admittance from Thursday 6th through to Sunday 9th. The awards ceremony will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday 9th.
Hall 10 at INTERMOT is one of the best attended halls, being right alongside the two primary visitor entrances – in 2014 over 200,000 people visited INTERMOT in total, with the 11th AMD World Championship being won by Belgian
Fred "Krugger" Bertrand’s “Nurb’s” – a futuristic 1650cc BMW.