Motorcycles On Meridian

Motorcycles on Meridian

Celebrating the motorcycle culture in downtown Indianapolis with a flurry of engine roars!

The inaugural Motorcycles on Meridian was held in 2008. The streets of downtown Indianapolis were an ocean of bikes and people, moving in waves.

Motorcyclists will gather in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, August 7, and Saturday, August 8, to celebrate the Red Bull Indianapolis GP. The event is for people with and without bikes. Interested parties with no steel horse of their own are welcome to walk around at this free event and marvel at the impressive choppers and sport bikes.

The entrance for Motorcycles on Meridian is through Monument Circle; cyclists entered the route from Monument Circle and continued onto Meridian.

Join the Fun in 2015!

In addition to Motorcycles on Meridian, all three days of the Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend will be jam-packed with exciting activities including:

  • All three classes of the MotoGP World Championship will practice, qualify and race.
  • The highest level of motorcycle racing on the most impressive bikes in the world.
  • Many cool scenes and events around town away from the track.
AMA Flat Track Racing and the Indy Mile

A race you didn’t want to miss, the Indy Mile AMA Pro Flat Track Grand National roared again at the legendary Indy Mile track at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis, Indiana on a new night, Friday, August 8, 2014. The Indy Mile is a featured event of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Red Bull Indianapolis GP weekend. As well as a feature Indiana State Fair event.

Flat Track is a uniquely American form of motorcycle racing. Riders pitch their machines sideways into the turns, inches apart from each other, at speeds of over 120 mph. Drafting on the long straights keeps the field close and provides the closest finishes in motorcycle racing. The legendary Indy Mile is renowned for fast racing, intense drafting wars, and multiple lead changes on every lap of the 25 lap furious finale.

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Fun Fact #33
Alex de Angelis became the first motorcycle rider to top 200 mph at the IMS, reaching a velocity of 201.3 mph in 2009.