Saturday, May 4 marked the 5th annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, California. With such a diverse collection of historical, rare and outrageous motorcycles, the Quail is an event we thoroughly enjoyed attending last year. To commemorate the occasion, this year’s guest of honor was none other than three-time 500cc Grand Prix world champion, and […]
Life Size Motorcycle Cake – Go Daddy! [video]
Wow, when Bob celebrates, he does it up BIG
Bob Parsons, GoDaddy.com CEO & Founder married Renee LaBelle on Saturday, October 24th at Keswick Hall, VA. Bob loves motorcycles and rides every day (he did a 5,200 mile trip before his bachelors party).
He likes to go BIG (like his Super Bowl commercials), he likes to be edgy, so why not commission a life-size Ducati Groom’s Cake?!
All the specs and more photos after the jump.
· Modeled after Groom’s Ducati Streetfighter
· Cake was a ‘working motorcycle’ — YES, functional & edible!
· When the bike was “turned on”:
o Motorcycle engine would rev (loud engine sounds)
o Working lights
o Smoking exhaust
· Made of delicious layered, yellow cake
· Almost stole the wedding spotlight
· Took 8 men to lift (weighed around 400 lbs)
· Designed by ‘Ace of Cakes’ Chef/TV Star Duff Goldman
· Set to be featured on the Food Network program in 2010
· As a ‘thank you,’ Bob Parsons gave Duff a Ducati Monster, helmet, gloves, Ducati leather jacket
· Duff & Bob Parsons plan to ride together in 2010
· Duff’s ‘Charm City Cakes’ bakery is in Baltimore — Bob Parsons is from Baltimore
· Owner & Founder of GoDaddy.com
· Joined U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War
Awarded the Combat Action Ribbon, a Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry & a Purple Heart
· Rode one of his motorcycles during an ABC “Nightline” feature this summer
· Loves motorcycles almost as much as his new bride
· Recently went on a 5,200 mile road trip with his Ducati
· Featured riding in Jan/Feb issue of Inc magazine
· To learn more about Bob & see national news coverage about Go Daddy & Ducati, click here
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