60th Anniversary MCN Motorcycle Festival

MCN Motorcycle Summer Festival Peterborough

Being a biker, I’m sure you heard about MCN, and more and more about the MCN Motorcycle Show, the yearly event organised, every February, in London! For all those who have ever been there, will definitely agree with me when saying that this is THE EVENT of its kind in the UK! This year, MCN will be organising a 2nd event, to celebrate their 60 years of reporting, reporting purely on motorcycles! They are claiming this is going to be the best event in British Motorcycle history!!

Test Ride The Latest BikesThis time, the event will be organised in Peterborough, at East of England Showground! The 16th & 17th May is a guaranteed fun for all the family and will be packed with whatever one can imagine! Even though not much details have as yet been published, MCN is promising to give the opportunity to anyone wishing to test ride some of the latest and best bikes available on the market, to do so at this event! Most of the major brands, if not all, will be there! Surely you won’t be disappointed!

But is that all? Definitely not!

American-Style RacingWant to try something new? Head to the adventure park and grab the opportunity to try out whatever is available, whether a motocross, enduro and even trail bikes!

Watch a real dirt track racing event happening on the ground! An American-Style racing is envisaged to keep you for more than 3 hours glued to your seat! Watch novices, pros, vintage bikes, old hand shift Harleys compete into a head to head competition!

Ever wanted to see in front of you some of the best race bikes in history of these last 60 years? MCN is making this dream a reality. Amongst others, a 1964 250cc Honda RC163 four, the 2003 Ex-Capirossi 990cc Factory GP Ducati, the 1971 Ex-Percy Tait 500cc GP Triumph, a 1962 500cc reverse head GP Norton, the 2011 Ex-James Ellison/Paul Bird ART 900cc GP Aprilia and the 2000 Ex-John McGuinness 1000cc Honda SP-1 will be there for you to enjoy! Some of these will not only be on display during this event but will also be put in action! Hear and smell these world-class bikes!

Red Bull Romaniacs at PeterboroughEnjoy seeing some Extreme Enduro! Ever wanted to see in person the fast paced thrilled off-road riding? You’ll be amazed that MCN will be giving you a glimpse of this too! Might not be like seeing the Red Bull Romaniacs but surely it will still give a good idea of what this is about! The world famous riders, that will be there to keep you with your mouth open during this show, will be announced soon!

And what’s a motorcycle festival, show / event / festival without a Retail Zone? During this festival, you’ll be able to again put your hands on anything you would want to for your motorcycle, be it accessories, gears, action cameras or whatever you might think of that has anything to do with motorcycles!

We believe this is truly going to be THE BEST MOTORCYCLE EVENT in British History! You’ll never believe you’ve seen such a number of bikes, of all kind and age, in one place!! The cherry on the cake will be meeting Kevin Schwantz in person!

We’re planning to be there too and share with you, live, what’s going on!

Interested to be part of this and need help in finding an accommodation? Email us, at info@bikerscurve.com, and we’ll help you get organised!

* * * 10/05 Updates

There will be over 100 bikes available for test drives from the following Manufacturers.

– Aprilia
– CCM
– Harley Davidson
– Indian
– Kawasaki
– KTM
– Moto Guzzi
– Piaggio
– Suzuki
– Triumph
– Vespa
– Victory
– Yamaha

In addition to the above, the National Motorcycle Museum will also bring a number of classic bikes dating back to 1939. Some of these will as well be available to the ridden but in an enclosed area! Those more adventurous will even have the chance to try out some of the latest Adventure bikes in their natural-off road environment.

Tickets are available on MCN Festival site, at www.mcnfestival.com, till midnight of the 13th. Benefit from the advance purchase ticket price of £19 per adult and £14 for over 65s. Children accompanied by a paying adults gets in free.

* * * 11/05 Timetable Released

16th May – Saturday
09:15 – 10:45 Dirt Track Racing: Novice & Youth
10:00 – 10:45 Try-outs of Classic Bikes
11:00 – 12:00 Extreme Enduro Sprint MotoXchange
11:00 – 11:45 Guest speaker Nathan Millward – Touratech
11:45 – 12:15 Bike Parade – Classics
12:15 – 13:00 National Sprint Association demo
12:15 – 13:15 Round 1 of the Transatlantic Trophy
13:15 – 14:00 Guest speaker Chris Scott – Touratech
13:45 – 14:30 Try-Outs – Classic Bike
14:00 – 14:30 Bike Parade – Classics
14:30 – 15:15 National Sprint Association demo
14:30 – 15:15 Extreme Enduro Sprint MotoXchange
14:45 – 15:45 Round 2 Transatlantic Trophy
15:30 – 16:00 Guest speaker Nick Sanders – Touratech
15:45 – 16:45 Stunt Show Yamaha
16:00 – 17:45 Extreme Enduro Sprint MotoXchange
16:15 – 17:00 Pro & Thunderbike Dirt Track Racing
16:45 – 17:45 Try-Outs – Classic Bike
16:45 – 17:45 Guest Speaker Nick Plumb – Touratech

17th May – Sunday
09:15 – 10:45 Novice & Youth Dirt Track Racing
10:00 – 10:45 Try-outs of Classic Bikes
10:00 – 10:45 Extreme Enduro Sprint MotoXchange
11:00 – 11:45 Bike Parade – Classics
11:00 – 12:00 Guest speaker Nathan Millward – Touratech
11:45 – 12:15 National Sprint Association demo
12:15 – 13:15 Round 1 of the Transatlantic Trophy
12:15 – 13:15 Guest speaker Chris Scott – Touratech
13:00 – 14:00 Bike Parade – Classics
13:45 – 14:30 Extreme Enduro Sprint MotoXchange
14:00 – 14:30 National Sprint Association demo
14:30 – 15:15 Try-Outs – Classic Bike
14:30 – 15:15 Round 2 of the Transatlantic Trophy
14:45 – 15:45 Guest speaker Nick Sanders – Touratech
15:30 – 16:00 Stunt Show by Yamaha
15:45 – 16:45 Extreme Enduro Sprint MotoXchange
16:00 – 17:45 Dirt Track Racing: Pro & Thunderbike
16:15 – 17:00 Bike Try-outs – Classics
16:45 – 17:45 Guest speaker Nick Plumb – Touratech

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