Frequently asked questions

I would like to come, but I do not have an Indian motorcycle?

The event is not just for Indian Motorcycle riders, all riders are welcome regardless of the brand they ride.

 

When and where does the event take place?

From Friday 09 June until Sunday 11 June 2023. The Indian Riders Fest central location is in the expo area situated 1 km from the city center. Address: Husova tř. 523/30, 370 05 České Budějovice. Google Map

 

I will like to come earlier than 10 June to discover the Czech Republic, can you help me?

Riding a motorcycle in the Czech Republic and in particular, in South Bohemia, is fantastic. Lots of small roads are bringing you to unique locations. Let us know what your plans are, and we will try to help you out.

 

How is it with accommodation?

Check our new IRF23 “E-Shop” and choose the accommodations type which suits you the best.

 

Will I be able to camp on-site?

Yes, you can camp in a small tent (max. 2 persons) by the main event area for free. No big tents or campers/trailers will be allowed without special permission and IRF23 Camper & Caravans ticket.

 

Will it be a Parade Ride?

Yes, on Saturday, 10 June, at the beginning of the afternoon. For safety reasons, the police will escort us during the ride, and all crossroads will be closed to other traffic. Although the tour will be approximately 25 km long, we strongly advise you to have enough gas to make it back. No stops are planned during the ride to ensure the general safety of the group and comply with the regulations. Of course, you must respect all current traffic laws and regulations, and all riders and their passengers are obliged to wear protective gear and helmets.

 

Where can I tickets for the IRF23?

You can buy IRF tickets only online through the official IRF23 e-shop. Take advantage of the early bird discount valid until 31 October 2022.
IRF23 Full Event Pass and Day tickets will be available for visitors at the main event entrance.

 

How will it be with parking the motorcycles?

For all riders, a non-stop monitored and guarded parking will be available during the whole event in the expo area. Security guards will control each motorcycle by accessing and leaving the event area. In case of not matching ID numbers on the rider’s wristband and motorcycle’s ID tag, no exit will be possible. In that case, the event organization will solve the issue with the legal owner of the motorcycle.

 

What is the alcohol tolerance for driving in the Czech Republic?

None. 0%. You will have at your disposal free shuttle bus services from the main event area towards the city center and selected hotels.

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I received my IRF23 Full Access Pass with a Barcode. What is it for?

The Barcode is your unique identification. It will allow you to access the registration zone and check-in. This will make the registration process faster.

 

Do I need to have a printed copy of my IRF23 Full Access Pass to be able to register on-site?

No, you do not need a printed copy to check-in. Just save a copy of the PDF e-ticket on your smartphone. You can take a printed copy only in case if you like.

 

I bought a IRF23 ticket, but I cannot attend. Will I get a refund?

After the statutory period of 14 days, there is no refund procedure available. But you can exchange your ticket with a friend at a small cost. See the next Q&A. Read our “Terms & Conditions” for details.

 

Can I exchange my accommodation booking / IRF23 ticket with a fellow rider?

In case you have booked accommodation and a IRF23 tickets, and you can’t make it, you can exchange your booking with a fellow rider at a small cost. Let us know by email at booking@indianridersfest.eu. You need to mention your booking number and send us all the information about your friend (Name, Surname, Address, Type Motorcycle, etc…)

 

Where can I buy lottery tickets?

You can buy lottery tickets and have a chance to win fanstastic prizes by the main stage, close to the Indian Motorcycle demo truck, or by our IRF hostesses selling the lottery tickets throughout the all IRF event.

 

Will the prepared rides in South Bohemia be available in digital format for my navigation system?

All prepared rides around South Bohemia will be available for IRF23 Full Access Pass owners in digital format for the Indian Ride Command. Printed leaflet of the rides will be available by the IRF Info Centrum.

 

If I have a small technical problem with my motorcycle, are there any repair shops close to the event area?

During the whole event, a team of trained Indian mechanics will be present by the main expo area for technical reparation and fast fixing of possible problems.

 

Can I try to ride an Indian motorcycle?

Of course, Indian Motorcycle will be present during the Indian Riders Fest 2023 with free demo rides. Registration is need upfront or on site.

 

What about the COVID-19 situation?

There are actually (September 2022) not any restrictions or limitations for outdoor events in the Czech Republic. You can access the Indian Riders without any proof of vaccination or the need for a recent antigen PCR test.