February Motorcycle Events

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Biker & Bike’s February Motorcycle Events Calendar lists all of the premier motorcycle events in the UK (and quite a few smaller and local ones).

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Motorcycle Events in February 2020


31 January & 2 February

Arenacross Round 3 & 4

Genting Arena, Perimeter Rd, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT

We say:

Hugely popular with families, this import from the States has everything – stunts, racing and a tinnitus-challenging atmosphere. Better still, it’s all indoors so it can’t be rained off. The series only lasts six weeks at various venues until the end of February, so if you want to see some back-flips, 360’s and actual competitive racing, get in quick.

Prices: Adult from £20.00, Children under 12, £12.00, Family (2+2) £60.00, all plus delivery costs



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1-2 February

The 40th Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show

The Royal Bath & West, The Royal Bath & West, Shepton Mallet, Somerset BA4 6QN

NOTE: This event was due to be held at the beginning of the month but was postponed due to the weather.

They say:
An event that many deem as their favourite of the year. With a friendly atmosphere, Classic Bike Shows’ annual trip to Britain’s southwest is well known for the extravagant exhibitions put on by the local motorcycle clubs who go all out to impress. Add several inside halls filled with a blend of traders, dealers and autojumble stands, it’s a must for any true classic enthusiast.

Prices: Gate: Adult £14, Kids under 15 free



7-9 February

The Overland Event Winter Warmer

We Say:
A smaller, more intimate version of the main Overland Event aimed at bikers who venture further than the nearest cafe. Workshop speakers include adventure idol Austin Vince as well as Steph Jeavons, Aaron Mitchell and Nathan Millward. There will be music on the Saturday and Friday nights, films, and welcome treats that include a free beanie – the essential piece of kit when camping in winter! Spaces are limited so book early as there will be no tickets available on the gate.

Prices: £40 per person



February Motorcycle Events
Click the image to watch a YouTube film of the Dragon Rally

8-9 February

The Dragon Rally

Snowdonia, Conway, North Wales (precise details are released nearer the day)

Wikipedia says:
(Attracts] 1,500 to 2,000 riders depending on the weather and location. The rally is famed for its toughness and spartan facilities. Riders often have to endure miserable riding conditions to attend the rally and, once on site, they are expected to camp without regard to the weather conditions. It is an event held in veneration by large numbers of motorcyclists as a test of stamina and endurance because (in the first two decades at least) it was common to have to endure snow and ice to ride there. The Dragon is often grouped with the German Elefantentreffen (Elephant Rally) and the Norwegian Krystall Rally.

Prices: Entries from £25 per bike. Free to watch



10 February

MAG Fred Hill Memorial Ride Out

Ace Cafe, Ace Corner, North Circular Road (A406), NW10 7UD

An annual run held in honour of Fred Hill, a second world war dispatch rider, who went to prison in order to defend his right to not wear a helmet. Full story here: http://www.mag-uk.org/en/aboutmag/a6325

Prices: Free (at least buy a brew at the Ace for £1, won’t you?)



14-16 February

Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show

ExCeL London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL

They say:
All the latest and greatest bikes, clothing and accessories, but also provides free live action from some of the biggest names in biking plus demo’s, talks and interviews in our sports and performance, custom, adventure and classic zones. Coys, one of the UK’s leading historic automobile valuers and auctioneers are returning to the show with a selection of stunning, rare and unique motorcycles to be auctioned off on Saturday 15th Feb.

Prices: Adults £18 (£15 in advance), kids under 15 free.



15 February

Stunt Fest

Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7XA

We say:
This is more of a car and monster trucks event if we’re to be honest, but bikes do feature. Expect big jumps with acrobatics in between and the usual skids and slide control antics.

Prices: Adults, £12, Kids 5-15 £5, Kids under 5 free, Family tickets £35



15-16 February

The Classic Dirt Bike Show Sponsored by Hagon Shocks

The International Centre, St Quentin Gate, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4JH

They say:
Telford’s annual off-road and road-racing show has a tradition of drawing the biggest names and 2017 is no different. Clubs and private entrants will pack into the venue once again, bringing together the most fascinating collection of historic off-road machines you’ll find under one roof, and they’ll be joined by a raft of traders offering everything from parts and spares through to accessories and riding kit, plus project bikes…if you’re tempted.

Prices: Gate: Adults from £14 in advance (£16 on the gate), Kids under 12, free




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ArenaCross in action

21-22 February

Arenacross Round 5 & 6

SSE Arena, Wembley, London

We say:

This year rounds 5 & 6 move down from Sheffield to a new venue for the tour, London’s SSE Arena.  The series only lasts six weeks at various venues until the end of February, so if you want to see some back-flips, 360’s and actual competitive racing, get in quick.

Prices: Adult from £20.00, Children under 12,  from £12.00, Family (2+2) from £60.00, all plus delivery costs




23 February

Run What Ya Brung

Santa Pod Raceway, Airfield Road, Podington, Wellingborough, Northants, NN29 7XA

They say:
You don’t have to apply for a race licence or own a supercar, most drivers who come along will be racing in normal road cars and bikes. You’ll be entitled to unlimited runs and you’ll receive a personal performance print-out showing your reaction times to the start lights, 60ft, 1/4 mile, 1/8 mile times and terminal speed. It’s recommended you arrive before 9.30am to ensure track-time. We can only accept a limited number of sign-ons, so arrive early or pre-book to avoid disappointment!

Prices: £10, plus a one-off signing on fee of £25 for drivers for unlimited runs or £10 for passengers going down the strip.



23 February

59 Club Day

Ace Cafe, Ace Corner, North Circular Road (A406), NW10 7UD

We say:
This event is closest to the heart of the 59 Club, born as it was from the heyday of cafe racing between the various cafes around London’s orbital ring roads, the Ace being one of the main venues. If you are not familiar with the 59 Club’s full story take a look here or better still, come and meet some of the original members on the day itself.

Prices: Free to attend




28 Feb-1 March

MXGP Motocross Grand Prix Great Britain

Matterley Farm, A31 Alresford Road, Winchester. Hampshire. England SO21 1HW

We Say:

The mighty MXGP lands in the UK for the second round of the global championship. Back once again at the Matterley Basin, one of the best motocross tracks there is, this hugely popular event is a great introduction for both MX newbies and a must-do for veterans. If you can make the whole weekend campaign options are available so you can take in all of the practice and support races before the main event on the Sunday.

Prices: Saturday only: Online: Adults, £27.50, Kids 10-15 £5, under 9’s free (add £5 for on-the-gate prices). Sunday only: Online: Adults, £42.50, Kids 10-15 £5, under 9’s free (add £5 for on-the-gate prices) Weekend: Online: Adults, £55.00, Kids 10-15 £10, under 9’s free; Gate: Adults, £65, Kids 10-15 £20, under 9’s free (add £5 for on the gate prices)



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