This first ever Lakeland event will be a combination of some of the hottest looking custom motorcycle designs around, but in the coolest of surroundings. Never mind the Florida summer heat or rain because this show will be a one-of-a kind indoor cycle shows that will deliver.

Central Florida Wheels Of Steel Bobber
Central Florida Wheels Of Steel Bobber

Wheels of Steel, a Custom Motorcycle Show

Mark your calendars for June 22 when the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, FL will be opening its doors to the public from 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. for the inaugural Central Florida Wheels of Steel custom bike show.  It is being presented by GEICO—a company committed to supporting efforts that build stronger communities.

The event will showcase a variety of innovative designs brought in from top motorcycle builders who will be showing off their unique wheels and steel artistry. Motorcycle enthusiasts of all ages will have the chance to see over a hundred customized models in this family friendly event.

Cost to attend the event will be $20.00 per adult with free parking. Ages 13-17 will be $5.00 and children under 12 are free.

Central Florida Wheels Of Steel King Louie Rat Hole
Central Florida Wheels Of Steel King Louie Rat Hole

Event Schedule

  • 10:00 a.m. Doors Open
  • 10:30 a.m. Salute to Military Riders
    • The Star Spangled Banner - Stephanie Ann
    • Children of ELC perform Pledge of Allegiance
    • Flag Presentation
  • 2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Live Podcast Interview
    • Brian Buttera & Jason Hallman
  • 5:30 p.m. Awards and Motorcycle Drawing
    • Competitive Awards
    • 50/50 Jackpot Drawing
    • 2019 Custom Motorcycle Drawing
  • Hourly Activities
    • Live performances by Stephanie Ann
    • Painting Performances by Toni Trotti (1:00 - 4:30 p.m.)
    • Hourly Prize Drawings

Custom Motorcycle Builders

The event will welcome renowned builders such as Kory Souza from Sarasota and Cody Childress of Abilene, Texas. Two other builders, Eric Allard of Lakeland and Tom Keller from South Florida will also be appearing. 

Riding safety will also be emphasized. Lakeland Regional Health Center will be donating helmets to the first 100 children that arrive.

Central Florida Wheels Of Steel Custom Motorcycle
Central Florida Wheels Of Steel Custom Motorcycle

Event Entertainment

Tony Cianci of Full Throttle magazine will be emceeing the event pairing up with a special guest radio deejay Mike Lee from MAX 98.3 FM radio. Further entertainment will be provided by Tony Trotti, a local artist known for speed painting.

The event will offer attendees a variety of vendors along with food and drink concessions and a cash bar provided by the RP Funding Center

Early Learning Coalition of Polk County

Central Florida Wheels of Steel proceeds will benefit the Early Learning Coalition of Polk County, serving over 12,000 children annually.