Foggy and Granty to be stars of the LlanBikeFest

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Seven-time TT win­ner Mick Grant will join king of the jun­gle Carl Fog­a­rty as guest of hon­our at the Llan­gollen In­ter­na­tional Mo­tor­cy­cle Fes­ti­val (LlanBikeFest) on Satur­day, Au­gust 1.

Mick (70) is cur­rently work­ing with the Nor­ton Race Team on devel­op­ment of the SG3 Nor­ton racer and will ap­pear at the North Wales bike showjust weeks af­ter this year’s TT races. The bike will be com­pet­ing in the Su­per­bike and Se­nior events, rid­den by Aus­tralian Cameron Don­ald.

The York­shire­man will be talk­ing about his ca­reer as a works-sup­ported rider for Nor­ton, Kawasaki, Honda and Suzuki, and his suc­cess rid­ing bikes such as the three cylin­der Tri­umph Tri­dent, dubbed Slip­pery Sam.

The Llan­gollen site has pre­vi­ously hosted suc­cess­ful bike shows – the last in 2011 – but LlanBikeFest 15 is be­ing or­gan­ised by a new team of lo­cal mo­tor­cy­cle en­thu­si­asts, led by Harry.

The Llan­gollen In­ter­na­tional Mo­tor­cy­cle Fes­ti­val is set amid some of Bri­tain’s best bik­ing roads – at the foot of the Horse­shoe Pass and the bike­friendly Pon­derosa Café, and on the edge of the Snow­do­nia Na­tional Park.

On-site at­trac­tions will in­clude dis­plays, stunts, demon­stra­tions, trade and club stands, plus beer, bands and evening en­ter­tain­ment. Fol­lowthe event on Twit­ter at @llanbikefest and Face­book at Llan­gollen In­ter­na­tional Mo­tor­cy­cle Fes­ti­val.

Visit www.llanbikefest.co.uk or con­tact 07960 693398 / of­fice@llanbikefest.co.uk

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