A year ago, Motobuilds Pilipinas led by Zach Lucero (Radio Republic) and the recognized community from Cafe Racer Manila, marked a spark to unite each and every custom biker community through a custom bike show event held at Tiendesitas Trade Hall. The Best of the Best custom bikes and builders showcased what Philippine talent has in store in the custom scene that promotes the passion that is shared by nations worldwide.
See Motobuilds Pilipinas Event archive [HERE]
The community ever since then grew, re-uniting bike clubs, builders, and enthusiasts of classic and custom motorcycles, even companies emerged to strengthen and envelope the each and every cause.
With just over a year has gone, bike shows, gatherings and meetups had been evident. Custom bike rides and fellowship gained its momentum, while it created an open avenue for a reborn fascination for classic custom bikes.
The wide Philippine masses began to adapt in utilizing what is readily available in the market, particular to small displacement builds, best fit for commuter bikes in the bustling city traffic. Small backyard and recognized builders catered to the growing demands to re-create and transform modern bikes back to classic aesthetics. Thus the birth of Philippine small displacement Cafe Racers, Trackers and Scramblers and many other fuses of the bike styles.
Back To The Roots of Flat Track Racing
One of the first sports of motorbikes that began in the early 1920’s, where international and domestic competitions were held on an oval dirt track. Two to Four-stroke engines, can be multi or single-cylinders involving 4-6 or even 8 competitors ride for laps. The sport is still celebrated today, by which now has derived different concepts and attribution. Present dirt track racing now involved light and fun race inspired activities, to involve families and encourage healthy competitions and basically highlights entertainment, enjoyment and amusement.
A Beautiful History of AMA Pro Flat Track Racing
Modern flat track racing that invites all bike styles for fun (c) Dirt Quake
A cause to promote and unite each and every family member in two wheels. (c) Angie Harley
Keep It Dirty! First Philippine Custom and Classic Flat Track Racing and Clinic
May 14, 2016 – Marks the date to put a step forward, for the Philippines to adapt a world wide sporting tour event; to challenge riding skills and to test each and every custom bike built in the dirt track, all for the spirit of fun, camaraderie, encouragement, entertainment and promote family values all in one cause.
Keep It Dirty! is the first open invitational for all bike builders, riders, clubs and enthusiasts that offers a unique family oriented, healthy competition, gathering and awareness of the roots of custom bike racing. All for pure fun, exciting riding challenges and test of riding skills.
Race directed by Mr. Mel Aquino, host location by MX Messiah Fairgrounds courtesy of Mr. Sam Tamayo, event made possible by Waves and Pavement Supply Co. and Cafe Racer Philippines.
We are inviting everyone to support this cause, as we all continue to spread the passion and culture of custom motorcycles, and live by the concepts and values within.
For more details, visit the Keep It Dirty! event page on Facebook
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