New Era (Windhoek)

5 April 2012

Namibia: Bikers Presidents Run Livens Up Omaruru!

Bikes, 'Boney's', Motorcycles call them what you want but they were out in full force this week-end, when biking clubs from all corners of Namibia gathered at the Omaruru Rest Camp, for the annual Presidents Run which started with a bang on Friday night.

Omaruru came to a standstill on Saturday morning when a mass ride totalling about 60 bikes highlighted the exciting atmosphere, supported by the traffic department who escorted the machines through the streets. The main street was lined with onlookers who cheered the bikes as they drove past.

A bumper turnout compared to previous years, set the pace for the two-day event which was full of action and prizes galore. Live music and loads of entertainment, partying true biker style kept the action going non stop, with prizes handed out for best biker, best represented club, best party animal, best lady biker to mention some.

The event was hosted by the Live to Ride Windhoek Chapter, and well supported by the biking club members from the coast, northern region and central biking clubs.

An auction of various items was held to collect money for charity.

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