Long motorbike lines were waiting opposite the Open Road Fest’s gates on the opening day. The start was awesome; though rock ended at dawn but old friends kept talking until morning. The first day was great and full of surprises.
Alsóörs is the home of bikers for four days, parking all around the camp and village under big shady trees, discovering the renovated campsite and strolling through the festival area, where everybody feels at home.
The day started with guided tours, giving riders a chance to discover the beautiful villages of Balaton. The first trip lead to Zirc and continued with an exclusive ride, leaving everyone longing for more time on the freshest Harley-Davidson test-models.
The most popular place of the festival is the Harley-Davidson Museum, where legendary Harley bikes tease the visitors’ eyes. „22 Old Timer motorbikes and two unique trikes are exhibited. One of these gems is a motorbike from 1913, with its glowing original paintwork, parts and ‘Harley-Davidson’ sign. The other rarity is the Servicar”- said Mihály Lugasi the cofounder of the Harley-Davidson Museum. „The oldest motorbike still working, it’s a little miracle!”
Festival guests enjoyed a wild night at the Rock Arena with the biggest Hungarian blues-rock singer, Deák Bill Gyula. Rock mixed with the fans’ loud singing could be heard in the Arena and all over the festival.
After Deák Bill the Best Of show played the most famous international and Hungarian rock hits until dawn.
The party won’t stop because today Karthago rocks us with the best tunes at the Main Stage, then pop-rock music takes over when Ivan & the Parazol hits the stage. The programs will be exciting: