A talk from former motorcycle racer, truck racer and popular commentator, Steve Parrish. The event is organised by the Westland Classic Motorcycle Club and all proceeds will go to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. There will also be prizes such as HRC colour picture signed by Marc Marquez and Danny Pedroza.
When ‘n’ where? Saturday 21 November at The GateWay, Addlewell Lane, Yeovil, BA20 1QN. Talk starts at 8pm and doors open at 7.15pm. How? Tickets cost £12 and are available from The GateWay Café and several other outlets. Details available at www.wcmcc.org.uk or call John Dodge on 01935 423372.
Nov 28 – 2.What? Motorcycle Live 2015
A must-visit for any serious bike enthusiast, Motorcycle Live represents a great opportunity to grab some deals on gear, check out the newest bike models as well as a huge range of live shows and exhibitors, including Adventure Bike Rider magazine. Expect tons of entertainment as well as the chance to jump in the saddle yourself.
When ‘n’ where? Saturday 28 November to Sunday 6 December at The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT. Opening hours are 9am-6pm on weekends and Friday and 10am-5pm for the rest of the week. How? Tickets can be purchased online at www.motorcyclelive.co.uk and will cost £17.50 for adults, £11 for over 65s and £7 for children aged between 11 and 16.
Nov 29 – 3.What? SuperMoto, Scramblers & Off-Road Meet
A chance to meet up with other off-road enthusiasts at the infamous Ace Café London. Grab a brew and a bite to eat, chat with like-minded people and compare machines. The Ace Café has a legendary status among motoring enthusiasts and this meet represents one of the best chances for ABRs to pay a visit.
When ‘n’ where? 29 November from 9am to 5pm at Ace Café London, Ace Corner, North Circular Road, Stonebridge, London, NW10 7UD. How? Ace Café events are free to attend and all you need to do is show up to enjoy the day. For more information or for enquiries head to www.ace-cafe-london.com.
Dec 4 – 4. What? ABR Yuletide Rally
An annual camping weekend held in North Devon. There will be two ride outs, one road and one off- road with a fire pit on site for an evening around the fire. Full English breakfasts are available for £5 and there will be burgers and sausages on offer for up to 45 people. Oh, and plenty of beer and cider too.
When ‘n’ where? Friday 4 December to 6 December at Ultimate Adventure Centre, Abbotsham Road, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AP. How? Camping is available at £7 per night while a bed in one of the lodge rooms or bunk houses will be £15. This needs to be booked directly with the site office by ringing 01237 880028. More information at www.bit.ly/1jyleSB.
Dec 5 – 5. What? The Southern Classic Off Road Show & Motorcycle Jumble
Expect over 250 motorcycles to be on display including an exciting line-up of special and famous bikes from over 26 clubs. Many of these have been ridden in high level competitions and it proves to be a great day for those who want to reminisce about great machines of the past. There will also be bikes for sale and food and refreshments available.
When ‘n’ where? 5 December at Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road East, Sunbury-on-Thames, Middlesex, TW16 5AQ. Gates open at 9.30am. How? Tickets cost £6 for adults or £5 for children and OAPs and are available on the day or in advance. For more information and to book tickets head to www.egp-enterprises.co.uk.
Dec 13 – 6. What? Stoke on Trent Toy Run
A charity bike run to raise money for important causes. Money and toys are both donated by the riders with donations from the public. These are then handed over to local services to be distributed between charities. At the end of the run there is an event in Kings Hall where there will be live music, food and drink and stalls.
When ‘n’ where? Starting at the Britannia Stadium at 11am (arrive before 10.45am) and ending at Kings Hall, Kingsway, Stoke. Address for start: Britannia Stadium, Stanley Matthew’s Way, Trentham Lakes, Stoke on Trent, ST4 4EG. How? A donation of £2 per bike plus a toy is required to take part in the run and this also gives access to Kings Hall. Those who don’t take part in the run but still want to attend Kings Hall can do so by donating £2. More information at www.stokebikeruns.co.uk.