WRT welcomes another sponsor — Hernley’s Indian & Victory!


Hernley’s offers a wide variety of motorcycles, ATVs and more, including the latest from Indian & Victory.  Hernley’s will be joining us at White Rose Thunder® this year and bringing many of these fine machines, along with lots of accessories and apparel.  Hernley’s will be making accommodations to bring the Indian test ride fleet too, so you can enjoy a demo on the new Chief, Vintage Classic, or Chieftain while attending WRT.  For details on Hernley’s and...

Get ready to SWAP! We will host another Swap Meet this year.


Building something special in your garage – perhaps a rat bike or classic rebuild?  If so, we can help.  White Rose Thunder® will continue the tradition of hosting a Swap Meet during our event.  The Swap Meet, for used parts only, will take place on Saturday, 9/20, and Sunday, 9/21. If you want to SELL used parts, then click here for our Swap Meet Application form.  If you only want to BUY, please plan to join us on Saturday & Sunday,...

Mark your calendars! White Rose Thunder® 2014 will be September 19-21.

Hello and Happy New Year! As all riders endure the cold weather, snow, and freezing rain in PA and the Mid-Atlantic region, we are looking ahead to another full throttle weekend this Fall. We have decided to stick with our September timetable based upon comments from attendees, vendors, and others involved. June looked promising, but it would have conflicted with too many other events. Plus, we wanted to continue our efforts to support other great events...

THANK YOU! We had an outstanding event. Plan to to join us in 2014!

Thanks to all involved – attendees, vendors, volunteers, racers, entertainers, participants, supporters, media and more.  Without all of you, WRT 2013 would not have been such a success.  We are planning for 2014.  We anticipate offering more racing, vendors, shows & full throttle fun.  More details to follow.  

Come See Motorcycles From the Early 1900’s in a Harley-Davidson vs. Excelsior Demonstration Race!


At White Rose Thunder® 2014, we will again offer a demonstration showing how early motorcycle racing looked and sounded, with rare, real & original machines. Thanks to arrangements with Curtis Fisk of Full Circle V Twin, collector Steve Lippoldt will bring his 2 Harley-Davidson race machines, a 1914 and a 1915.  And Steve’s friend will bring 2 Excelsior race bikes.  We expect to have other riders and antique bikes join them. They are going to put...

POP EVIL will headline Thursday, 9/26/13, Concert Series!


In conjunction with media sponsor 105.7 The X, White Rose Thunder® is proud to announce that Pop Evil will be the headliner for the first evening of live music entertainment during this year’s event. Pop Evil is an American rock band that was formed in 2001 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Pop Evil has released a number of albums including Lipstick on the Mirror (2008), War of Angels (2010), and Onyx (2013). Hits include Hero, 100...

Do you want details on this year’s event?


If you click the About tab (above), you can get WRT 2013 information including our schedule, admission fees, event site map, directions, and more.  For you convenience, please click though to the full text of this post, where you can then access our 2013 Schedule and other information. [After clicking through to full post, Click here for our 2013 Schedule, or click here for more information.] AND IF YOU WANT TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW, PLEASE VISIT www.YorkExpo.com When...

Tickets for Sale NOW! Details below…


Tickets are now available for White Rose Thunder® 2013 and can be purchased in person at the York Expo Center or online at www.YorkExpo.com.  Once on the website, click on “White Rose Thunder Tickets” in the center of the screen to view all options and to make your selection.  Seating for the concerts is limited, so advance purchasing is recommended.

Bikes Shows are Coming Back This Year!


In 2012, White Rose Thunder® had an outstanding Bike Show, with lots of color, shine, and creativity.  Everyone enjoyed seeing works of art that arrived on two, or sometimes three, wheels.  This year, we will have both an Indoor Bike Show and an Outdoor/Ride In Bike Show.  We will offer our custom Pewtarex awards and cash prizes too.  If your motorcycle is a sight to behold, please join our competition.  The entry fee is really only...

Join us for a ride to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society on 9/29/13

2013 WRT

The 1st Pennsylvania Chapter of the Defenders Motorcycle Club will be conducting its 2nd annual charity ride for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.  Check in for the ride is at 9am, and the ride starts at 10am.  Registration is $10 per rider and $5 per passenger.  An LLS Supporter Wristband and White Rose Thunder limited edition event patch will be given to all who register.  For more information, please watch our website, like 1st Pennsylvania...

Admission fees reduced for 2013 White Rose Thunder®


While White Rose Thunder 2012 was great, we did get some comments and are making changes to address them.  In summary, they offer more bang for your buck.  First, we have adjusted our rate structure to provide for only one fee per day.  Thursday 9/26 & Sunday 9/29 are $10 admission, for all attractions, including flat track motorcycle racing, concerts, stunt shows, bike shows, and more.  Friday 9/27 & Saturday 9/28 are only $15, for...

MUSTANG SALLY is coming back to White Rose Thunder® 2013!


The MUSTANG SALLY band is talented, fun & creative.  They will entertain you, as they bring it song after song with amazing vocals, outstanding lyrics, and awesome music.  They thrilled our attendees in 2012, and we plan to have MUSTANG SALLY close out the Friday fun this year, on September 27, 2013 this year.  For more information on MUSTANG SALLY, click here or see their website at www.MustangSallyBand.com      

Biker Billy & The Roadhouse Café will return for 2013


Biker Billy will be performing for you and making fiery, tasty food to eat.  He will have a special performance area in conjunction with a food court and beer stand.  The venue will be called the Roadhouse Café, and it will be adjacent the Biker Games and stunt show area.  The menu  includes crab cakes, burgers, turtle soup, homemade chips with toppings, and fresh brewed teas.  You can also access the menu through our Event...

Want to win WRT tickets, courtesy of Runkle’s?


One of our lead sponsors, Runkle’s Notary & Insurance, wants to see you and your cycle (just like we want to see you & your bike at our event).  So, Runkle’s is holding a contest, and the winners receive 4-day passes to White Rose Thunder, September 26-29, 2013.  For details, see the image or go to www.Runkles.com

Come see THE ANTI-TEAM stunt/drift team on Saturday, 9/28/13


We recently secured an additional attraction for Saturday, creating even more excitement for you that day.  The Anti-Team (or  A-Team for short) performs with various riders at locations all along the East Coast.  The A-Team is one of the most versatile stunt organizations around today. This is because they can perform on anything from their 50cc scooters to their 1200 Harley “Stuntster”. Their shows have been called “more exciting & impressive” than those of some of...

Our 2013 Event Guide is here!


We created an awesome Event Guide to provide you with information about all of the attractions of White Rose Thunder®, including the extensive concert line up, flat track motorcycle racing, stunt show, bike shows, entertainment, biker games, charity & poker rides, and much more. Click Here for an online version of the Event Guide.  Hard copies are being distributed locally, and we’ll have copies for many of you when you arrive to see us on...

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