Mount bikes for week­end fes­ti­val

Hills Gazette (Kalamunda) - - NEWS -

MO­TOR­CY­CLISTS are head­ing to York for a big week­end of new at­trac­tions and old favourites at a free fam­ily fes­ti­val.

The in­au­gu­ral Mount Brown hill climb on Satur­day morn­ing will fea­ture rid­ers and their ma­chines pit­ting their might against the in­cline in a bid to crack a nom­i­nated time.

Vis­i­tors are en­cour­aged to bring a fold-up chair and watch the ac­tion.

Peo­ple who would rather be on their bikes can join the Ulysses Club back-road rides for an af­ter­noon cruise to Beverley, Toodyay or Meck­er­ing.

The main street will be closed through­out the af­ter­noon for buskers and street en­ter­tain­ment, the mo­tor­cy­cle Dyno and show and shine dis­play in the Town Hall.

A high­light of the fes­ti­val will be the Har­ley-David­son free fam­ily con­cert from 5.30pm to 10.30pm on Avon Ter­race, with per­for­mances by lo­cal act Chris Gibbs Trio fol­lowed by The Rough Housers.

On Sun­day, the ac­tion revs up again at 10am with trade stalls along Avon Ter­race fea­tur­ing some of the lat­est new bikes from ma­jor brands, cloth­ing, jew­ellery, hel­mets and ac­ces­sories.

Other show­stop­pers will fea­ture Yamaha stunt rider Dave McKenna, freestyle mo­tocross demos and mini jumps, plus a vin­tage mar­ket of up-cy­cled and re­cy­cled wares on Sun­day in Peace Park. Also in the park will be the kids mo­tor­bike rides on a spe­cially de­signed track cour­tesy of Mo­tor­cy­cle WA.

The New In­dian Cafe will of­fer dis­plays of new In­dian bikes, along with re­fresh­ments.

Char­ity rid­ers for be­yond­blue are asked to meet at 8.30am on Sun­day at Mid­land Gate Shop­ping Cen­tre carpark for 9am and 10am runs at $10 per rider and $5 per pil­lion.

Camp­ing is avail­able on the York Recre­ation Cen­tre’s hockey oval on Fri­day and Satur­day nights of the Fes­ti­val week­end.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit york­mo­tor­cy­cle­fes­ti­ au or the Face­book page.

The 2018 York Mo­tor­cy­cle Fes­ti­val is on this week­end.

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