Please ignore 2020 date as we had to postpone ride to 2021 due to COVID19 pandemic.


The Colombo Bike Week was conceived with the noble intention of promoting Sri Lanka as a Premier tourist destination for Big Bikers throughout the world. Sri Lanka is just shrugging off the image of a civil war-torn nation and moving ahead to be on par with the rest of the world.

Currently only motorbikes with 400cc and below are allowed to be registered by the Registrar of Motor Vehicles. However, there are a handful of bikes with bigger capacities that were registered during a short promotion period a few years ago.

Buzzword Events the promoter of specialised bike tours from Malaysia had started bringing in BIG BIKERS from ASEAN over the last 7 years. We now want to promote a vibrant biking culture amongst Sri Lankans hungry for the thrill of big bikes and the reputation and excitement it instills. 

Buzzword International (Lanka) Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Buzzword Events Malaysia, is currently the promoter of the COLOMBO BIKE WEEK. We have received endorsement from the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotions Bureau for this event.


 The next Ride is scheduled for 2021 once the COVID19 Pandemic is over. 

CBW 2018 participants hosted by Sri Lanka Special Task Force Training School on 9 May 2018.

Colombo Bike Week 2017 participants at Sanguppiddy Bridge, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

On Bernama TV Malaysia

Riding through rural and green Sri Lanka

Double Page Spread in The Star on Tues, 4 April 2017

A National newspaper writeup on 4 February 2016 in The Star Paper, Malaysia

Media Write-Up in www.carsify.my on 30 Dec 2016

Media Write-Up in www.bikesrepublic.com

Colombo Bike Week in Autofreaks.com

  • Tentative Tour Itinerary 2021

    The Itinerary was designed to ensure all foreign bikers get to enjoy the sight, sounds and taste of Sri Lanka and take back wonderful memories.

    Day 1 - Arrive Colombo, stay in 4 star hotel.

    Day 2 - Collect bikes from warehouse. Joy Ride around Colombo. Official Dinner.

    Day 3 - Official Flag-Off. Head to Bentota (Water sports Hub in Sri Lanka). Enjoy a dip in the Indian Ocean. Stay in a 3 star hotel.

    Day 4 - After breakfast, head out to visit the 1st UNESCO site - Galle Fort. Lunch there and then head out to the cool mountain region of Ella. Steady hill climb road. Chill out at Ella town (a back packers and mountain hikers paradise).

    Day 5 - After breakfast we will ride 135km to the East Coast and arrive at the newest Surfers paradise in the world - ARUGAM BAY.

    Day 6 - At Arugam Bay. Chill by the beach or try your hand in wind surfing or board surfing.

    Day 7 - We will head back out to the mountains and travel 140km to try out Sri Lanka's most famous 19 hairpin turns road.Stay at a Village Resort in Mahiyanganaya.

    Day 8 - After breakfast we will visit 2nd UNESCO Heritage city of Kandy. Visit Sri Lanka's most revered Buddhist temple - Temple of the Buddha Tooth. Head on to Matale Spice gardens and then to Habarana.

    Day 9 - In the morning, visit and climb 3rd UNESCO Heritage site of SIGIRIYA - Lion Rock Fortress. A must do site. Then we will have lunch in a local village and then head back to the hotel in Habarana.

    Day 10 - After breakfast we will travel 160km back to the West Coast resort town of Negombo and will make a lunch stop and a quick hillclimb up to Athugala (Elephant Rock) in Kurunegala. Chill by the beach.

    Day 11 - We will return our bikes to the warehouse and have a chill and laidback time in Negombo. Visit the Muthuraja Mangrove Reserve for a sunset cruise and back to hotel and visit local bars in Negombo.

    Day 12 - Take the coach to Malaysian High Commission to celebrate Malaysia Day with High Comm staff and other Malaysians. Do last minute shopping in Colombo and then head to the airport for flight back to KL.

    Bye Bye Sri Lanka.

  • News and events

Pre Colombo Bike Week 2016 Ride to Jaffna - 4 to 11 March 2016

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