Try a classic bike courtesy of the National Motorycle Museum

Always wanted to ride or own a classic but didn’t know where to start? The team from the National Motorcycle Museum will be bringing along exhibits for people to try out. With guidance from the experienced tutors you could be riding a priceless machine around our controlled course. Spaces will be limited so sign up as soon as you get on site.

You'll get the chance to ride the bikes in 30 minute session around a closed roads course, with training provided should your machine have a lever throttle and hand gear change.

The full list of bikes available is below:

1930 Brough Superior SS 100                
1949 Vincent Black Shadow       
1939 Triumph Tiger 100                          
1958 Ariel Cyclone 650cc            
1962 BSA Rocket Gold Star                    
1914 New Comet 400cc
1990 Norton F1 Rotary                               
1976 Triumph Trident T160 750cc    
1953 BSA 500 Star Twin              
1961 Velocette 500                                    
1928 Sunbeam 500cc

All riders must be over 21 years of age and held a full motorcycle licence for a minimum of 1 year. Not been disqualified from driving/riding during the last 24 months.

Do not have the following convictions on their licence, UT (Unauthorised taking or theft of vehicles), DR (drink or drugs), DD (dangerous driving) or BA (driving whilst disqualified). Do not have more than 3 convictions on their licence (other types not listed above). Do not have a criminal conviction or have not been charged with a criminal conviction but not yet tried. Not been involved in more than 2 fault incidents within the last 3 years. Not been refused insurance, declined insurance or had a policy cancelled by the Insurer.

Riders must take part in assessment and training before being allowed to participate. National Motorcycle Museum (Services) LTD reserves the right to withhold permission to ride should conditions, assessment or training criteria not be met. You must bring all your own riding gear and be able to show your driving licence.