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Shelsley Walsh Bike Festival Sunday 13 September 2015‏

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The first Shelsley Bike Festival, brought to you by the organisers of the established Prescott Bike Festival, will take place at the historic Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb, Worcestershire, WR6 6RP on Sunday 13 September – just 20 minutes from the M5. A great day out for all motorcyclists and their families and all to raise funds for the Blood Bike charities.

There are lots to see and do:

Ride: the oldest continually running motorsport track in the world, the same one that Stirling Moss started his career and Guy Martin practiced on. Limited entries at just £35 so best to book now.

See: Get up close and personal with over 100 historic, modern and factory race bikes in our Paddock Special area. Stunning examples to get your attention! Lunchtime interviews in the Paddock with the riders and their bikes. Plus Club stands, Motorcycle manufacturers and more.

Do: Run the Hill with our unique Passenger Experiences. Try a racing sidecar outfit, the Morgan Three Wheeler, a Grinnall Trike or Scorpion and a Watsonian Squire Sidecar Outfit.

Buy: End of season bargains featuring the Blade Motorcycles Outlet Centre. Plus lots of trade stands!

Meet: Three times British Superbike Champion John Reynolds; Zoe Cano Motorcycle Adventurer; David Hailwood; the Scott Redding backed Team Repli-Cast UK Racing and its rising stars of Moto3, Charlie Nesbitt and Joe Thompson and top riders from Supermoto UK plus lots more! It’s not just motorcyclists either - come and meet your favourite Star Wars characters from the UK Garrison.

Hot News – the UK launch of the electric powered Morgan Three Wheeler

Plus

Live music from Josie & the Outlaw and guests

Burlesque (family friendly)

Plenty of good food, drinks and stuff for the younger kids too.

Save £5 on the Gate Price – general admission tickets are just £10 in advance.

Festival Organiser, Gordon Downie said, “We’ve built a good reputation for our Season Opener at Prescott and it seemed so natural to follow it up with a Season Closer and we are delighted to bring our Festival to Shelsley Walsh in September. Shelsley is the oldest motor sport venue in continuous use in the world and our event provides the unique opportunity for members of the public to take part and ride the historic hill climb course on their own bike. Run the Hill entries are limited, and are already selling fast, so booking early is essential”.

The Festival prides itself on its diversity, and is not just for modern bikes either, the classic marques are well represented with the likes of Bantam, AJS, BSA, Rudge, Royal Enfield, Douglas, Manxman, Ariel, Matchless and Norton to custom choppers. Whilst there are just too many to mention, here are a few to whet your appetite:-

Allen Millyard and his home-built ‘Flying Millyard’, this beast is powered by a gigantic 5.0-litre V-twin engine designed for an aeroplane!

MADMAX Race Team ‘Streetfighter’, the world’s fastest jet turbine street legal motorbike.

The experimental 1963 Norton Manx 348cc Reverse Head developed by Ray Petty and Derek Minter.

Plus the iconic 1962 BSA Rocket Gold Star 650cc (a genuine original) 1 of only 1370 built, a prototype 1927 Velocette KSS 350cc - affectionately known by enthusiasts across the world as ‘Spring-Heeled Jack’, the only one ever built at Hall Green, Birmingham 1945 and a Moto Guzzi Airone Corsa to name but a few!

Visit the Mike West Racing Paddock to see and hear an impressive array of famous and iconic race bikes.

Free parking, free motorcycle side stand puck and free helmet park for bikers

Gates Opens at: 08:30am, Track starts at: 09:30am, Festival closes at: 4:30pm.


For further information or to book advance tickets please visit: www.shelsleybikefestival.co.uk

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