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Preview: Motorbike Live returns to Birmingham NEC for 2013

29 biking manufacturer will be looking to impress with their latest models
29 biking manufacturer will be looking to impress with their latest models
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Monday, 19, Aug 2013 04:56

by Myron Jobson

Motorbike Live 2013 is gearing up to be the biggest biking event since, well Motorbike Live 2012. If you are in love with two-wheeled machines, this event could be your paradise.

The biking event returns to the Birmingham NEC from 23 November to 1 December 2013, and will host a group of a 29 manufactures within the sizable venue.

BMW, Harley-Davidson, Royal Enfield, Kawasaki, and Ducati are just a handful of the world leading biking manufacturers who will battle it out to impress crowds with their latest 2014 models.

While you are there, we suggest checking out the Ducati booth, as the Italian giants will be hoping to amaze with the hotly anticipated 899 Panigale.

Elsewhere Indian-owned Royal Enfield will be looking to turn heads, and the Continental GT which launched in Ace Café last week (11 September) is likely to feature heavily.

KTM will also be there, so fingers crossed they'll showcase their newest model, the Super Duke 1290 R., dubbed 'The Beast'.

The top Japanese manufacturers will be there too, with the new Yamaha MT-09 and the special edition Suzuki GSXR 1000 likely to draw big crowds.

Best of the rest

Specialist brands such as Moto Guzzi and WK Bikes will also feature, with Lifan and ShineRay making their Motorcycle Live debuts.

But that's not all; there will be 150 other exhibitors and retail stands offering state-of-the-art accessories, motorcycle-related products and top-quality motorbike services.

New features for 2013 include a movie entitled 'Behind Bars' - which gives an exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of the lives of top racers.

Meanwhile the Crank'd live action show is one of 16 features that motorbike fans of all ages can enjoy.

If this isn't tantalising enough, eight lucky attendees will be given the opportunity to ride away a new motorcycle free of charge.

Tickets are available online now, with prices starting at just £7 for kids under 16, £11 for seniors and £17 each for adults.

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