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Category: Shows and events

  1. ALLIED MEMORIAL REMEMBRANCE RIDE July 6th 2019

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    This year the date set by the Royal British Legion Riders Branch (RBLR) in association with the American and Canadian veteran riders to hold the 11th annual Allied Memorial Remembrance Ride (AMRR) will be Saturday the 6th July 2019.

    The ride takes place in Cambridgeshire starting near Cambridge Services on the A14 with a run to the American Military War Cemetery just outside at Madingley. The event commences at 12:30 and runs from the Services with the support of Cambridgeshire Police, ride onto the A14 into Cambridge, escorted by military vehicles and then onto the memorial where there will be a short service.

    It’s organised by the Royal British Legion Riders (RBLR) Branch, a UK charity that safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the armed forces

    This event is open to all bikers, not just for members of the RBLR. Anyone can come and join the run and show their respects not matter what their age or what they ride.  People who just want to watch the event or to come along and show support at the service are most welcome to attend or line the route through Cambridge.

    Up to a thousand bikers of all ages and interests from trikes, sidecars, Japanese, Italian, Harleys to classics sports, old and new, attend from all over the country to this growing national event.   Canada and America are also holding many events at the same time as this ride for those fallen heroes of the allied forces past and present who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.   7 rides are taking place across the USA, 3 in Canada and 2 in New Zealand.  

    www.alliedride.org

  2. KICKBACK + Prescott Bike Festival 2019

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    Devitt KICKBACK (The National Custom Bike Show) was launched back in 2010 and this year will be taking place from 15 – 16th June at the annual Prescott Bike Festival in Gloucestershire.
    Devitt KICKBACK will once again be proudly providing a wonderful platform - for the UK’s finest and most talented custom bike builders - to display and showcase their masterpieces. The event will also be hosting The 2019 National Championships (for custom bike building), where all the finalists will be competing for the UK’s most prestigious awards.

    The five classes for the National Champs are:
    Best Freestyle
    Best Young Builder
    Best Butchered (Modified) Classic
    Best Budget Build
    Best (Modified) Performance Sportsbike
    Plus one separate award for Best in Show

    Judging takes place on the special preview day Saturday 15th June with the awards ceremony on the afternoon of Sunday 16th. The specially selected judging panel consists of previous custom bike building award winners, custom magazine editors and VIPs. Racer turned broadcaster Steve Parrish will be one of the judges bringing his own brand of expertise and humour to the occasion. The winning bikes and builders will be given the opportunity to run their masterpieces up the hill after the awards ceremony!

    Devitt KICKBACK and the National Championships takes place inside a massive marquee - as part of the fabulous Prescott Bike Festival, the biggest annual fundraiser for Blood Bikes.

    About Prescott Bike Festival: Prescott Bike Fest prides itself on its diversity and unlike a static bike show, Prescott gives you the unique opportunity to get up close and see, smell and hear and watch the bikes take to the historic hill climb course. The Festival celebrates the best in custom builds, race bikes, factory bikes, prototypes, historic to record beating machines. Featuring the ever popular ‘Run the Hill’ where more than 200 members of the public run the historic hillclimb course on a range of magnificent machines! Plus, paddock specials, celebrity guest appearances, thrilling passenger ride experiences, Show ‘n’ Tell, great food, live hot rockin’ bands, a large exhibitor zone featuring over 100 trade exhibitors with lots to see and buy and a Kids Zone to keep them entertained for hours.

    A ‘Must Do’ day out for all motorcycle enthusiasts!

    For further information on Devitt KICKBACK, please visit: www.TheCustomShow.com

    Event Date: Saturday 15 June 2019 (preview day, 12pm-5pm) and Sunday 16 June 2019 (main show, 8.30am-5pm)

    Venue: Prescott Hill Climb, Gotherington, Cheltenham, GL52 9RD

    Admission Tickets: £12 (advance) for adults on Saturday, £15 (advance) for adults on Sunday, under 16’s free when accompanied by a paying adult.

    About Blood Bikes: All proceeds from the event supports the work of Nationwide Association of Blood Bikes and Severn Freewheelers. The Blood Bike charities provide a FREE vital out of hours medical transportation service to the NHS. Since its inception, Prescott Bike Festival has raised over £200k to date!

     

  3. Four days until the MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show!

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    There's just four days to go until the 2019 Carole Nash MCN Scottish Motorcycle Show at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh.

    Bag a bargain in our extensive trade area, view the latest manufacturer models on display - including the 2019 Ducati Panigale V4 R seen for the first time in Scotland, jaw dropping stunts in the Scottish Stunt Freestyle Championship, spend some time down memory lane in our Classic Bike Hall, hear the roar of a range of fantastic engines in our Fire Up Paddock, drool over the metal on show in our brand new Built Not Bought Custom Show and even see guest appearances from Ian Simpson and Tarran MacKenzie on the Knockhill Stage!

    Visit www.scottishmotorcycleshow.com for all event details and show tickets

  4. Malvern Drive-In Classic Car & Motorcycle Autojumble

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    Three Counties Showground 
    Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
    Located in the Wye Halls: Use Red Gate upon arrival
    Time: 9am-2pm

      

    The second Classic Car & Motorcycle Autojumble of 2019. Expect to see over 100 trade and autojumble stalls located inside the newly refurbished Wye Halls and outside hardstanding. A great opportunity to source that hard-to-find car or motorcycle part or accessory and catch up with friends.

    Expect to see stalls selling:

    • hard-to-find car and motorcycle parts 
    • accessories
    • tools
    • manuals 
    • paints
    • signs
    • clothing
    • vintage items

    ENTRY GATE FOR THE SHOW
    Please note that entry for this show uses a different gate to usual: use RED GATE upon arrival at the event.

    VISITOR ADMISSION
    £7.00 per adult
    £2.50 per child (aged 7 - 14)
    Under 7s free
    Parking free
    Dogs welcome on leads

    Book visitor tickets online by 3pm on Friday 1 March. Buy tickets online now

    Visitor tickets are also available to purchase on the day upon arrival at the event.

    OPENING TIMES
    9am-2pm

    Please note that notwithstanding the opening times, autojumbles are generally morning events and therefore tend to die down in the early afternoon. The finishing time (in this case 2pm) is a guide and the event may conclude earlier. We advise that anyone interested in visiting the event arrives prior to 12pm to avoid disappointment. Plus, don’t forget the early bird catches the worm!

  5. Manchester Bike Show - What's On

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    There's not long to go until the Manchester Bike Show. Find out about some of the exhibitors below.

    THE TRIKE GUY
    Visit The Trike Guy on stand 168. Based in Ashton Under Lyne in Greater Manchester they are specialist importers of pre-owned, German built trikes and an Official rewaco Main Dealer. Through their extensive network of suppliers, they can get your dream trike hassle free and at a price you'll be more than happy with.

    BIKESAFE

    BikeSafe, a police-led initiative that runs across the country, will be returning to the Manchester Bike Show. Visit them on site no. C5.

    BikeSafe deliver educational workshops aimed at motorcyclists who are looking to improve their riding safety. They look at the system of motorcycle control, hazard perception and the main causations of motorcycle collisions, focusing on “what if” type scenarios and options available to us as riders so we can keep ourselves safe.

    Workshops are typically one day long (some are spread over two days). The first half of the workshop is theory based, the second half centres on an observed ride out on a 1-1 or 1-2 basis, during which police officers or police volunteers will observe your riding and offer structured feedback. They also signpost riders to post-test training which will hopefully plug skill gaps and improve rider safety. Some forces also offer bridging the gap weekend workshops, which include a second day, led by the Institute of Advanced Motorists.

    The 2019 show will feature major manufacturers and over 100 trade exhibitors, so be sure to check out the full exhibitor list.