Fiery shows and hot new products despite cold temperatures were on display at the anniversary edition of Motorradwelt Bodensee this weekend at the Friedrichshafen exhibition center. 46 450 visitors (2018: 46 300) were attracted by the 25. To 27. January to the international motorcycle show. They received a market overview and tuned in to the 2019 bike season at 316 exhibitors (2018: 312). "In recent years, Motorradwelt Bodensee has seen a steady increase in exhibitor and visitor numbers and has established itself as the largest bike event among the public fairs in southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We are thrilled that the 25. We were able to go one better in all areas for our 50th anniversary," explains trade fair managing director Klaus Wellmann. A highlight of the 25. Motorradwelt Bodensee was the rock party on Saturday evening.
More than 1000 exhibited machines, numerous show acts as well as lectures and seven courses promised three days of biker feeling on the exhibition grounds in Friedrichshafen. "Motorradwelt Bodensee 2019" was a complete success. From the many positive feedbacks from exhibitors. Visitors we are overwhelmed. The shows of the Wrecking Crew with the new double ramp, but also the Supermoto and Trial shows proved to be visitor magnets. An all-round successful anniversary fair", explains project manager Petra Rathgeber.
The exhibitors were also satisfied: "We look back on a great trade fair with many visitors, great discussions and an excellent atmosphere. With us at the stand was a great and professionally informed audience, which was also very interested in our new models. We are also pleased that many Swiss and Austrians were at the trade show on. All our goals. Expectations were fully met. I don't even know how to increase that. The fair is very professionally organized and has a super product range," sums up Christian Schmidl, District Manager Southwest Kawasaki Motors Europe N. V.. Carsten Hinrichs, deputy chairman of the board of directors, also sees it similarly. Wunderlich GmbH: "We were at the Motorradwelt Bodensee for the first time. It went – to put it in good German – awesome. We are surprised at how great the show has turned out for us. We are thrilled both by the number of visitors and the quality. We had a lot of interested people at our booth, who were very well informed and showed a great professional know-how. We also have to praise the trade show organization once again, everything simply worked out. Motorradwelt Bodensee 2019 was great and we will definitely be there again next year."
"Handmade instead of mainstream" was the motto of the Screwdrivers Customizing Area, where creative motorcycle conversions were on display. "Hall B5, which was all about custom bikes, was very well attended this year – even better than last year. Some people came primarily to admire the motorcycle conversions. This shows us that there is an increased interest in the custom bike market, which is growing through events like these.", reports Peter "Chopper" Herschmann, managing director of "CHOPPER Die Motorradlackiererei" and co-organizer of the customizing area. Tuning, tuning, rebuilding, airbrushing as well as accessories – and definitely not off the shelf – were also on the agenda at the "Best Bike Award" wrenching competition.
To the 25. Anniversary of the motorcycle show at Lake Constance was celebrated. Around 2000 partygoers rocked out Saturday night to the sound of bands "The New Roses," "Heaven in Hell," "The Monroes" and newcomer band "Gentlemen's Riot".