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Category: Events and Shows

  1. SAVE THE DATE FOR A RUMBLE IN THE EUROJUMBLE

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    One of the UK’s biggest motorcycle autojumbles, the Eurojumble, will be held on Friday, September 3 and Saturday, September 4 this year attracting thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts for two days of bikes, bargains and banter.

    Perhaps you are looking to start your very own bike project? Or you may have one on the go and you’re waiting to find that elusive part? The Netley Marsh treasure trove has everything you need from spare tools to signs, parts to complete machines.

    Based at Netley Marsh near Southampton, the 2021 Eurojumble is set to see hundreds of traders selling biking goodies and memorabilia which you wouldn’t find on the high street, or often in the UK!

    If you have some pre-loved biking possessions in need of a new home (or to make space in the garage for even more projects!), you can book one of our garage clear-out plots on the Saturday for just £20!

    Secure your e-ticket for the event or book your plots now at www.netleymarsheurojumble.com or call customer services on 01507 529529.

  2. BARN-FIND OF VETERAN, VINTAGE & CLASSIC MOTORCYCLES TO BE AUCTIONED

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    Bury St Edmunds based auctioneers, Lacy Scott & Knight, will be selling a collection of six barn-find motorcycles by auction on 12th June.

    The collection was discovered during a probate valuation in deepest Norfolk, alongside various classic cars to include an Alvis and a Morgan.

    The earliest of the bikes is a 1915 Norton Model 1 Big Four 6, which very much appears to be in good original ‘barn-find’ condition, and carries a pre-sale estimate of £7,000-10,000. Other bikes by Norton include a 1952 88 Dominator which is also complete and in good largely original condition. This bike probably once had a side-car and was originally sold by Colchester Specialists GBR Motors Ltd, it carries a pre-sale of £3,000-5,000. Another Norton featured is a 1957 Overhead Cam International Model 30, being largely complete and original but for recommissioning. This model was the first overhead camshaft from Norton, and was designed by Walter Moore and successfully used in the 1927 TT. Expectations for this bike are in the region of £7,000-9,000. The auction also includes a Norton 350cc Café Racer International, which appears complete but is for recommissioning.

    Possibly the most valuable of the entries is a 1937 Velocette KSS 350cc; this being a fine example which was restored a few years ago and carries hopes of £8,000-12,000. The out-buildings also revealed a 1960 Excelsior 98cc Consort, and various motorcycle parts to include a 1948 BSA C11 complete restoration project.

    The full catalogue listing can be found on the website.

    www.lsk.co.uk

  3. Covid announcement from KICKBACK

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    To meet the current Government safety guidelines (regarding indoor event capacities) there will be no cash on the door tickets available for the forthcoming KICKBACK Custom + Retro Bike Show.

    Please buy your tickets in advance from ticketsource.co.uk - enter Kickback in search button and choose to visit in the morning or afternoon session.

    KICKBACK is on Sunday 23rd May inside and around the wonderful Cheltenham Town Hall.

    Pauls masterpiece, the R1 powered drag bike. Photo by Dave Manning.

    Image above is Paul's masterpiece, the R1 powered drag bike which will be unveiled at KICKBACK next week. Photo by Dave Manning.

    This is a great opportunity for some of the UK's finest bike builders to show us what they have been building in their sheds over lockdown. It's also a fabulous chance for visitors to jump on their bikes and blast through the Cotswolds into Cheltenham for a great day out with their mates.

    The whole show takes place inside and around the wonderful Town Hall and the stunning Imperial Gardens, there is a licensed bar and cafe inside the Hall and outside in the gardens!

    Due to Covid protocols we can only have half capacity in the hall at any one time so we have introduced a morning session and an afternoon session. It's an all ticket event with limited numbers.

    To buy your tickets please visit ticketsource.co.uk and just enter Kickback in search button.

    KICKBACK Custom + Retro Bike Show 2021

  4. STRATFORD AUTOJUMBLE WELCOMES BACK RH INSURANCE SPONSORSHIP FOR 2021!

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    The autojumble launched in 2019, was a true success and after a hiatus for 2020 due to the pandemic, Stratford Autojumbles are delighted to announce that they have secured sponsorship with RH Insurance again for 2021.

    Both events will be making their return to Stratford-upon-Avon racecourse on June 13 and September 5 and are anticipated to build further upon their success achieved in their debut year in 2019.

    Emma Airey, Head of RH, says: “To say we’re excited to attend Stratford Autojumbles this year is an understatement! This year’s event promises to be a welcome return for traders and visitors alike after so long away from the scene…we can’t wait!”

    The team at Mortons have been working hard behind the scenes to ensure that both traders and visitors can enjoy the return of the events safely and have been delighted with the response on trade bookings and ticket sales so far.

    With events such as this being on pause for such a long time, taking steps such as securing sponsorship is a positive move towards getting things back on track and is great news for the classic events scene all round.

    Stratford Autojumble offers a vast array of parts, restoration services and related products for a variety of vehicles. Tickets for the events are on sale now and have been held at the bargain price of just £5 per adult.

    www.stratfordautojumble.co.uk 

  5. OFF-ROAD WORLD CHAMPION LAMPKIN JOINS KING OF THE ROAD MCCALLEN AT STAFFORD SUMMER SHOW

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    TWELVE times world trials champion Dougie Lampkin MBE will appear alongside TT legend Phillip McCallen as guest of honour at the upcoming International Classic MotorCycle Show at Stafford County Showground on July 3-4.

    Fans at the event will hear stories throughout the weekend from Dougie about being a member of the famous Lampkin clan, who have been a household name since the 1960s with their appearances on Saturday afternoons’ TV Grandstand Trophy.

    Winning his very first trial at just nine years old, Dougie rapidly progressed to the British and world trials scenes with the help of his father and mentor, Martin.

    The Lampkins became known for their entertaining banter and not only did the crowds flock to see Dougie’s talented riding, but to hear Mart barking instructions for his line of attack along each section!

    Doug won his first world round at Houghton Towers in 1994 when he won his first British title and finished sixth in the world title chase at his first attempt. In the same year he won the Scottish Six Days Trial for the first time and has since accumulated another 11 Scottish wins.

    To date he has accumulated an incredible 20 crowns, including two Spanish and six UK titles. Although still competing in the Scottish, Doug rarely rides trials and is now a Red Bull athlete, giving displays of track riding all over the world. He is a regular at the Goodwood Festival, where he memorably rode up Lord March’s bannister and over his roof. His Isle of Man ride round the 37-mile circuit on his rear wheel stood out as one of his greatest achievements.

    Doug will appear on stage throughout the weekend for live interviews and signing opportunities and will make an appearance in the trials area too alongside the much-loved Owd Codgers club.

    COMPETITION: WIN LUNCH WITH DOUGIE LAMPKIN!

    Fans will be given the chance to win lunch with Dougie and Phillip McCallen on Saturday July 3 in the VIP hospitality area of the event! This is an exciting opportunity to sit down with not one but two sporting heroes and will be an experience to be remembered by the two lucky winners.

    Visitors to the show can expect to see the usual attractions that make Stafford a stand-out event. Motorcycle owners’ clubs will return with their impressive displays; alongside a massive indoor and outdoor trade and autojumble section; the famous multi-million-pound Bonhams auction and not forgetting the excitement in the Classic Racer GP Paddock which can be heard across the showground.

    Tickets for the event are on sale now at an early bird price of £13 until June 28. Visit www.classicbikeshows.com for further information.