Sydney Motorcycle Show moves south
Troy Bayliss Events has announced two major motorcycle events coming to Wollongong over one weekend in November. The Australian Motorcycle Festival (8-10 November) presented by Shannons and Round 3 of the Australian Supercross Championship (9 November) presented by Yamaha will run side-by-side at Wollongong’s iconic Lang Park and WIN Stadium. The Australian Motorcycle Festival is the new look Sydney Motorcycle Show. The festival format creates a unique visitor experience with over 20,000 square metres of outdoor space hosting displays, entertainment and activations. The new location also provides an opportunity for expansion with the all-new festival incorporating interactive elements such as test rides, live motorcycle demonstrations including safety and stunt riding.
Event Organiser Troy Bayliss said bringing these two major motorcycle events to one destination is great for motorcycle enthusiasts, motorsport fans and the motorcycle industry. “Lang Park provides the perfect location to showcase the latest offerings from the motorcycle Industry and WIN Stadium is the perfect size stadium to host Australia’s best Supercross riders competing against international athletes,” Bayliss explained. “Motorcycling is a lifestyle and that’s what this festival is all about. Visitors to the festival will get to test, try, learn and be entertained all in the once place. “The trip from Sydney down the Grand Pacific Drive via the national park and cliff roads into Wollongong is easily one of the best in Australia for scenic rides. Once in Wollongong we encourage riders to enjoy the festivities and experience everything Illawarra and South Coast has to offer. Short rides, long rides there is something for everyone.
Visitors to the Australian Motorcycle Festival can expect to see the latest motorcycles, scooters, ATV’s UTV’s, trikes and jet-ski’s as well as related products and services. Over 40,000 visitors are expected to head to Wollongong making it one of the largest motorcycle events in Australia.
Tickets to the Australian Motorcycle Festival are $15 per adult and children are free when accompanied by an individual paying adult. Tickets to the Supercross are available from Ticketmaster.com.au