OUT­WARD BOUND

Go­ing places? Grab your jacket, hat, gloves and get that old bike a-rolling!

Real Classic - - BSA Lightning -

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NOVEM­BER 1ST TO 4TH

The IN­TER­NA­TIONAL

DIRT BIKE SHOW re­turns to Stoneleigh Park. Pre­view next year’s off-road ma­chines from ma­jor man­u­fac­tur­ers. Stunt show, try a tri­als bike, browse rid­ing kit and ac­ces­sories. Fac­tory MXGP dis­plays from Wilvo Yamaha and Bike It Dixon Kawasaki; meet the rid­ers, see the race bikes and talk to the team me­chan­ics. Ad­vance tick­ets from £8 at dirt­bikeshow. co.uk / 01507 529529

NOVEM­BER 9-11TH

The CLAS­SIC MO­TOR­BIKE

SHOW re­turns to the NEC at Birm­ing­ham, as part of the clas­sic car show, with a ded­i­cated area for old bike con­cours dis­plays, club stands, traders and a small au­to­jum­ble. Ad­vance tick­ets from £26.50 give ad­mis­sion to the full event in­clud­ing many halls of vin­tage / col­lectible cars; don’t for­get to bud­get for car park fees too. clas­sic­mo­tor­bikeshow.com

NOVEM­BER 10TH

Warco, the ma­chine tools spe­cial­ist, hold an OPEN DAY from 9am to 1pm at Warco House, Fisher Lane, Chid­ding­field GU8 4TD. Ex-demo and shop soiled ma­chines and tool­ing for sale; spe­cial of­fers on new kit from their large range of lathes and mills. 01428 682929 / warco. co.uk

NOVEM­BER 11TH

The A5 AU­TO­JUM­BLE is at Oswestry Show­ground, Whit­ting­ton Road, Oswestry SY11 4AB. Clas­sic car and bike stalls. 07794 035967

NOVEM­BER 14TH

It’s FILM NIGHT at the Cotswold sec­tion of the VMCC, in­clud­ing footage of this year’s Felix Burke Road Trial. At the Church­down Club near Glouces­ter, GL3 2ER, from 7.30pm. Ad­mis­sion £2. 01242 574599

NOVEM­BER 17-25TH

The gi­ant mod­ern bike show,

MO­TOR­CY­CLE LIVE, re­turns to the NEC at Birm­ing­ham, with all the ma­jor man­u­fac­tur­ers dis­play­ing their 2019 range of cur­rent ma­chines. Lots of live at­trac­tions and arena events; small dis­plays of clas­sic bikes. Ad­vance tick­ets from £19.50; remember to bud­get for car park fees also. mo­tor­cy­cle­live.co.uk

NOVEM­BER 17TH

The Brook­lands sec­tion of the VMCC hold their an­nual

AU­TO­JUM­BLE at Lord Pir­bright Hall, Pir­bright, GU24 0JE, from 10am. Hard-stand­ing for bike park­ing. Re­fresh­ments. Ad­mis­sion £2. 07853 204018

NOVEM­BER 18TH

There’s an AU­TO­JUM­BLE at the Ne­wark and Notts Show­ground. Bring your old bike to join the dis­play of up to a thou­sand clas­sic cars and mo­tor­cy­cles (re­duced ad­mis­sion for clas­sics from 10am). Early birds be­fore 9am £10. Then £7 from 10am, un­der 12s free. Free park­ing. Stalls £20 on the day; dis­counts for pre­book. 01507 529593 / newarkau­to­jum­ble.co.uk

It’s CLAS­SIC BIKE DAY at the Ace Café in North Lon­don, NW10 7UD, fea­tur­ing the Ariel Own­ers’ Club. 0208 961 1000 / lon­don. ace­cafe.com

The Haynes BIK­ERS’ BREAK­FAST RIDE-IN meets from 9.30am at Café 750, next to the Mo­tor Mu­seum it­self at Spark­ford, Yeovil, BA22 7LH. All mar­ques and ages of ma­chine wel­come. himm.co.uk

NOVEM­BER 21ST

The Mid-Lincs VMCC an­nual

AUC­TION starts at 8pm The Shires, Gain­sthorpe Road West, Hibald­stow, Gains­bor­ough DN21 4JL. If you have bike-re­lated bits to sell please bring them early: itemis­ing starts at 6pm. Usu­ally over 100 items up for grabs dur­ing a fun evening. 10% of the sale price goes to club funds. Ad­mis­sion £2. 07970 467802

DE­CEM­BER 1ST

The South­ern Clas­sic OFF

ROAD & RAC­ING SHOW and mo­tor­cy­cle jum­ble opens 9.30am at Kemp­ton Park race­course, Sun­bury, TW16 5AQ. Ad­mis­sion £7. 01507 529529 / kemp­ton­parkau­to­jum­ble.co.uk

DE­CEM­BER 9TH

There’s an AU­TO­JUM­BLE at the Ne­wark and Notts Show­ground. Bring your old bike to join the dis­play of up to a thou­sand clas­sic cars and mo­tor­cy­cles (re­duced ad­mis­sion for clas­sics from 10am). Early birds be­fore 9am £10. Then £7 from 10am, un­der 12s free. Free park­ing. Stalls £20 on the day; dis­counts for pre­book. 01507 529593 / newarkau­to­jum­ble.co.uk

REG­U­LAR RIDES

TRI­UMPH FAC­TORY

VIS­I­TOR EX­PE­RI­ENCE at Nor­mandy Way, Hinck­ley, LE10 3BZ opens Wed­nes­day to Sun­day and Bank Hol­i­days from 10am. Free ad­mis­sion to ex­hi­bi­tion and café; 90-min fac­tory tours costs £18 and must be pre­booked. tri­umph­mo­tor­cy­cles.co.uk

The NA­TIONAL MO­TOR­CY­CLE MU­SEUM opens seven days a week, 8:30am to 5:30pm. The big­gest col­lec­tion of Bri­tish-built bikes in the world, in­clud­ing many com­pe­ti­tion ma­chines, rare mod­els and one-off pro­to­types. Ad­mis­sion £9.95. Café, gift shop, etc. thenmm.co.uk

The LON­DON MO­TOR­CY­CLE

MU­SEUM opens from 10am Satur­day, Sun­day and Mon­day each week at Old­field Lane South, Green­ford. Hun­dreds of in­ter­est­ing Brit bikes on dis­play in­clud­ing many rare pro­to­types and fac­tory spe­cials. 0208 575 6644, lon­don-mo­tor­cy­clemu­seum.org

BIG BIKE NIGHT runs from 6pm every Thurs­day for vin­tage to mod­ern mo­tor­cy­cles at the Vic­to­ria Bik­ers Pub in Coalville, LE67 3FA. vicbik­er­spub.co.uk / 01530 814814 The David Sil­ver HONDA

COL­LEC­TION show­cases over 150 bikes of the mar­que at Sta­tion Road, Leis­ton IP16 4JD. Open Mon­day to Satur­day, not Bank Hols, from 9am. Ad­mis­sion £10

The HAYNES MO­TOR

MU­SEUM is mainly ded­i­cated to four-wheel­ers, but the ‘Bri­tish and world mo­tor­cy­cle’ dis­play con­tains some in­ter­est­ing bikes, too; Jawa, JAP, CZ, Dou­glas and In­dian among the BSA, Norton and Tri­umph stal­warts. Open all year around apart from Christ­mas hols from 9.30am, at Spark­ford near Yeovil, BA22 7LH. Ad­mis­sion from £14.50. hay­nes­mo­tor­mu­seum.com

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