An Event Not To Be Missed: The MCN London Motorcycle Show

Published: February 6, 2015

An Event Not To Be Missed: The MCN London Motorcycle Show

February can be a bit of a quiet month for riders because wintry conditions often make it difficult to enjoy safe rides.  If you have had to hang up your boots while you wait for the weather conditions to improve, then why not head down to the motorcycle show in London for a good time and a bit of motorcycling inspiration?

Where:  The show will take place at the ExCel in London

When:  From Friday 13th to Sunday 15th February

Tickets:  Advanced tickets will set you back £16 while buying them at the door will cost £20.  If you can get a group of 4 or more together, you will get a special discount and pay only £14.40 each.

What you get for your ticket:

  • A close up look at the new bikes from major brands for 2015
  • Be in the audience at live action shows with celebrity riders
  • Witness the BMW off-road skills display
  • See the historic Norton Rotary display & listen to live interviews
  • Find out the winner of the classic bike of the year award
  • Getting a look in at the London custom-bike building championship


The list of exhibitors is long and includes companies from all over Europe.  Some big names include Adventure Bike Rider, Bikers Discount Store, Ducati, Harley Davidson Europe, Honda and KTM.

If you are new to motorcycling and are keen to find out more about it, including how to get your license to get onto the road, exhibitors like Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency is definitely worth a visit.  Of course, you will need to ensure you are appropriately insured as well.  Having the right level of cover is easy with Devitt Insurance, as it is a company with years of experience in providing specialist covers for motorcycle riders.

Event highlights:

The show in London will be divided into four zones, the Inspirational Adventure, Gorgeous Custom, Timeless Classis and Sensational Sport and Performance.

The Inspirational Adventure Zone will allow you to try out the latest adventure bikes, see the newest tool kits and plan your next global riding adventure.

The Gorgeous Custom zone will get a lot of attention, as Europe’s top custom bike builders will be fighting it out at the London Custom Bike Championships for a prize pool of £12,000.  Cutting edge creations and sensational ideas are expected to be put on show.

The Timeless Classic Zone will be used to launch the 2015 Classic TT Festival.  An event for real enthusiasts, the Classic TT gives an opportunity to see and hear some of the most highly regarded machines in history as talented riders race them around a mountain course.

As part of the launch, all the riders will be interviewed on stage and the audience will find out about their preparations for the event and how riding classic machines compares to their usual modern day bikes.

Finally, the Sensational Sports & Performance zone will display ten of the most famous Norton rotary engined race bikes.  Your will hear these machines roar as they are fired up on stage, some by the original riders of the famous British race team.

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