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Two-stroke tom­fool­ery at the Ace Cafe, Tri­umph gath­er­ing at Squires, plus more CRMC Superstock ac­tion

20-21 MAY TRI­UMPH WEEK­END

It’s a Hinck­ley Tri­umph take over at Squires in May, so if your Day­tona, Tiger, Speed Triple or any other Trum­pet needs a clear out, head over to the West York­shire cafe for a spot of re­fresh­ment and a nat­ter with both Meri­den and Bloor af­fi­ciona­dos. Where: Squires Cafe, Nr Sher­burn in El­met, W. Yorks How much: en­try is free – take some read­ies for the truly top-notch grub Con­tact: squires-cafe.co.uk

27 MAY BIDEFORD BIKE SHOW

Now in its fourth year the Bideford Bike Show, held at the town’s quay be­tween mid­day and 5pm, is a chance to show off your clas­sic, spe­cial, trike or bike while rais­ing dosh for the Devon Can­cer Care Trust. There will be prizes for ev­ery­thing from best clas­sic and vin­tage to best en­gi­neered and best in show. Trade and club stands and enough food on of­fer to re­quire a lengthy lie down after­wards.

Where: Bideford Quay, Devon How much: £3 per bike Con­tact: Bik­ers As­so­ci­a­tion of North Devon, https://www. face­book.com/ groups/116067408412999/

27 MAY-9 JUNE ISLE OF MAN TT

The IOM TT is in ruder health than it’s ever been, with lap records get­ting ever more spec­tac­u­lar as the bat­tle to be the fastest man on the is­land gets more and more com­pet­i­tive. There is noth­ing else on earth that com­pares to wit­ness­ing rac­ing on the Moun­tain Course. It will blow your mind to bits.

Where: Moun­tain Course, Isle of Man How much: the world’s most spec­tac­u­lar rac­ing is free to watch Con­tact: iomtt.com, vi­s­i­tiom. co.uk

10-11 JUNE CRMC SUPERSTOCK CHAM­PI­ONSHIP RD 4

If you can’t make the PS Superstock ac­tion at Mal­lory on 20-21 May (see At a Glance) you’ll only have to wait a cou­ple of weeks un­til the series goes to Cad­well. Ev­ery CRMC round is an event – there’s so much to see on track and in the pad­dock that you’ll need a whole week­end just to take it all in. Spec­tat­ing is pop­u­lar at CRMC races so you may need to take your seat early for a good view of Moun­tain ac­tion. Where: Cad­well Park, Lincs How much: £15 adult Sat or Sun, £10 se­nior cit­i­zen, £9 chil­dren 13-15 Con­tact: crmc.co.uk, cad­well­park.co.uk

“Worth go­ing just for the smell and the noise”

Al­right squire? Yep, I’m off to Squires

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