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Get in the zone at Motorcycle Live 2012

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Motorcycle Live is a nine-day motorcycling extravaganza that offers so much more than a display of the latest bikes. Aside from the nine FREE live features including seven opportunities to ride a bike**, there are also three themed zones to immerse yourself in…      

Cure itchy feet and plan an epic ride in the Escape Zone sponsored by Yamaha Super Ténéré, ogle at the weird and wonderful machines in the BSH/Streetfighters Custom Xtreme Zone and appreciate some old beauties in the Classic Zone in association with the Coventry Transport Museum. There is so much eye candy you won’t know where to begin!      

Plan your great escape   

The Escape Zone sponsored by Yamaha Super Ténéré is where visitors can find all the inspiration and equipment they need to plan the motorcycle trip of a lifetime. Crammed with companies offering everything from group tours to advice on planning a solo adventure, a trip to the Escape Zone will make sure your trip is memorable and your destination is unique.      

“Brilliant stuff!” – Ann Troath, 43, Llangullo      

“Loads of people to talk to about how to get started on planning a big trip. A great idea.” – Oliver Brodbin, 28, Godalming      

Admire an old classic   It’s not all about shiny new machines at Motorcycle Live, it’s about shiny old machines too! The Classic Zone in association with Coventry Transport Museum will bring a brand new look, new feel and new, old bikes. With an impressive collection of beautiful motorcycles that will have you remembering why you fell in love with bikes in the first place.      

“Brilliant range of classic bikes, perfect if you're interested in that kind of thing, or want to know more about where all that technology in your new ‘Blade came from!” – Michael Braybrook, 26, Coventry      

“Brings back great memories” – David Owen, 50, Coventry      

Take it to the Xtreme  

The Custom Xtreme Zone once again has the full support of Back Street Heroes and Streetfighters magazines. The 2012 display will be dedicated to custom motorcycles, hand-picked by the editorial teams. It is guaranteed to be a great opportunity to see some of the year’s best cover bikes up close and personal.      

“Awesome, awesome and more awesome!” – Rob Wilkes, 42, Weston Super Mare    

“There were some of the most amazing custom bikes I've seen here. Some of the paint jobs were gobsmacking”. – Al Croot, 33, Wolverhamton      

“I'm not normally fussed on streetfighters but these bikes are something else! Really have to be seen to be believed”. – Tim Teale, 33, Wilmslow      

Motorcycle Live 2012 runs from Saturday 24 November to Sunday 2 December at The NEC, Birmingham. Advance tickets for Motorcycle Live 2012 cost just £16 per adult, £10 for seniors and £6 per child*. To book your tickets, call 0844 581 2345 or visit

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