WHY CAN’T ALL TOWNS BE LIKE BRACKLEY?

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Brackley is much like any other mar­ket town in Bri­tain. Ex­cept for one day of the year when it morphs into a haven for mo­tor­cy­clists. The Northamp­ton­shire town is home to the Brackley Fes­ti­val of Mo­tor­cy­cling and sees bikes from the past and the present pa­rade through its streets. The event started in 2008, but it’s grown con­sid­er­ably ev­ery year and is now the big­gest event of its kind in the UK.

There is a huge dis­play of race bikes from 1960s stun­ners to to­day’s top­notch Bri­tish Su­per­bikes ma­chines.

Tak­ing place this Sun­day (Au­gust 14), the fes­ti­val also serves up world­class stunt shows from the in­cred­i­ble Steve Col­ley and the Broke FMX team, classic tri­als, su­per­moto and scram­bling dis­plays, café racer and cus­tom

Make a date with the Northants town this Sun­day as it gets set for world-class stunt shows and in­cred­i­ble bike pa­rades The event started in 2008 and it’s grown big­ger and big­ger ev­ery year

com­pe­ti­tions plus a huge range of new mod­els from all the ma­jor man­u­fac­tur­ers – it’s def­i­nitely one of the best bik­ing fes­ti­vals in the UK.

There is also a large fam­ily fun fair, wall of death, fam­ily-friendly food court, trade stands, rock-a-billy live band Josie & The Out­laws and Brackley’s bustling mix of shops, cof­fee bars and restau­rants. Tick­ets are £7.50 on the gate for more in­for­ma­tion see: www. brack­leyfes­ti­val­of­mo­tor­cy­cling.co.uk

Rock-a-billy tunes with Josie & The Out­laws

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