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Things are looking good for the BMF Show on 19th & 20th May, East of England Showground, Peterborough.

This year’s show marks its 30th year at Peterborough’s East of England Showground and is still the largest outdoor bike show of its type in Europe.

With attendances regularly topping 80,000 and over 600 exhibitors covering everything in biking from major manufacturers to local clubs.

BMF Show

It’s a massive celebration of motorcycling and the chance to see the latest bikes, fantastic arena entertainment AND purchase the latest products and accessories at show prices.

Manufacturers and major brands at the show Unlike many smaller shows, major manufacturers including, BMW, Triumph, Honda, Yamaha and Victory will be displaying their latest ranges as will all the major clothing and accessory retailers such as Frank Thomas, Hein Gericke and Proto UK. Smaller traders too are snapping up bookings with huge indoor trade and outdoor trade areas to explore.

Packed Main arena with entertainment, stunt shows and Motorsport: Arena events at this years BMF Show will feature the ever-popular Moped Enduro, which this year features a massive field of 65 teams and also a round of spectacular UK Short Track Racing. A cross between supermoto and speedway and with close racing guaranteed, the BMF Show will feature the 2nd round of the UK Championships. Featuring top riders, Short Track racing will feature a wide variety of bikes from single cylinder through to multi-cylinder 1000 cc hybrids from a whole host of manufacturers. See for more.

In addition, on the Sunday the BMF Show plays host to the exciting Short Track Nations Cup. Eight teams including England, Wales, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland and the USA will be competing against each other for the prestigious title of Short Track Nations Cup Championship.

To complete the arena events, top stunt rider Jason Smyth will be performing his spectacular stunts and also the Imps junior motorcycle stunt team will be displaying their own special skills. All of this interspersed with regular Vintage speedway demonstrations.

Best in Show The Best In Show competition, sponsored by renowned insurer Carole Nash, offers a total prize fund worth up to £3,000 is bound to attract bikes from all eras. With individual class prizes of £300 and a ‘Best In Show’ additional prize of £400 plus a year’s free insurance courtesy of Carole Nash insurance, this competition has become increasingly popular with competitors and the public alike.

So much more With a Two-Wheel Tours section, plus side shows including the Wall of Death, Rifle Range, Kids Quads, Mini Motorcycles and fair rides for all ages, it’s no surprise that the BMF Show has become THE annual fixture for thousands of enthusiasts.

Exclusive BMF Member Camping at New Site For BMF members, there is also the Memba Rally camping weekend running over the same weekend at nearby Elton Hall. Held in the parkland of this picturesque stately home this new camping venue provides BMF members with an exclusive event of their own. Complete with bands and entertainment on the Friday and Saturday nights, shuttle buses will take campers to and from the Show site.

All the latest details on attractions and competitions are on the BMF’s website

Prices and Packages Day tickets
Day Admission: £15 (advance: £13)
Members: £13 (advance: £11)
Senior Citizens £5
Children 5-15: £5
Children under 5 - FREE
Family Ticket £30 (advance £27)

Memba Rally (Members only, advance booking only – closing date 11th May)
Adults: £25
Children 5-15: £5
Children under 5 - FREE
Family Ticket: £55

Contact details:
Day Tickets and camping: 0845 090 0157
Public enquiries (i.e. Clubs): 0116 284 5380 or [email protected]

Trade, sponsorship and media enquiries: 01775 768661 or [email protected]

Peterborough Community Website - May 2007




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