The 2015 MCN London Motorcycle Show (13th-15th February) will be showcasing a world exclusive collection of motorcycles raced by nine-time MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi. This incredible collection will feature many of Rossi’s most famous machines including his Aprilia, Honda, Yamaha and Ducati race bikes.
In addition to this unique once-in-a-lifetime display there will be an incredible array of the new 2015 motorcycles from Aprilia, BMW, Ducati, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, Suzuki, Triumph, Piaggio and Yamaha.
2015 looks set to be one of the most exciting years in motorcycling, with an unbelievable line-up of new models coming from the world’s leading manufacturers – and the Carole Nash MCN London Motorcycle Show will allow fans to get up close and personal with them all. Visitors over the three days will get to see new machines such as the BMW R1200R, Ducati Scrambler, Kawasaki H2, KTM 1290 Super Adventure, Suzuki GSX-S1000, Triumph Street Triple RX and the eagerly anticipated, all-new Yamaha YZF-R1.
Alongside the latest models and world exclusive Valentino Rossi collection, the MCN London Motorcycle Show will also play host to a Norton tribute to the golden era of the rotary race bikes and the people that built and raced them. From the prototype RC588 to Steve Hislop’s TT winning NRS588, the rotary Nortons were the icons of a fabulous era in British motorcycle racing history, with machines started up on the Show stage! TV’s James May will be lending us his classic bike collection and this time it will joined by bikes from his Top Gear colleague Richard Hammond. The free live action show sponsored by Michelin will keep the entire family entertained.
Details of Rossi bikes to be displayed:
1997 AGV Aprilia RS125R- 125cc
1999 Aprilia RS250 Mugello special- ‘Valenti-Peace and Love’- 250cc
2002 Repsol Honda RC211V- 990cc
2004 Go! Yamaha YZR-M1- 990cc
2005 Yamaha YZR-M1- 990cc Laguna ‘Speed Block’ special
2008 Fiat Yamaha YZR-M1- 800cc
2009 Fiat Yamaha YZR-M1-800cc Estoril ‘Fiat Punto’ special
2011 Factory Ducati Desmosedici- 800cc
Tickets for the action-packed three-day event are now on sale, making this the ideal Xmas gift for any bike enthusiast. Tickets are available from www.motorcycleshow.comEnjoy more Back Street Heroes reading in the monthly magazine. Click here to subscribe.