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TEST RIDE THE LATEST BIKES

The majority of manufacturer test rides at the Festival take place out on the stunning Cambridgeshire roads that surround the showground, many of which you’ll recognise from MCN road tests! Test rides are always a popular and there’s no pre booking, just remember to bring your lid and your licence, simply head to the Black Horse Finance Manufacturer Zone to book your test ride.

 BMW, CCM, Ducati, HeraldKTM, Kawasaki, Honda, HeraldTriumph, Yamaha and Zero Motorcycles have confirmed their test fleets - scroll down to find out more. 

Don’t have your licence yet? No problem, some of the manufacturers will be bringing along machines suitable for novice and restricted licences too.
 

CAMPERS GET FIRST DIBS ON TEST RIDES - BOOK YOUR TICKET NOW!!

Test fleet includes

Maverick 125,

Scrambler 125,

Classic 125,

Classic 400,

Mirage 125,

Café 125.

 

On display:

Café 400, Brat 125, Maverick 125, Classic 125, Scrambler 125, Mirage 125.

WHAT TO BRING

Riders are required to bring their own leathers, gear and helmet.

Details correct at time of publishing however the organiser’s reserve the right to alter content as deemed necessary. We do not charge for test rides and we do not guarantee a test ride when purchasing your ticket.

BOOKING YOUR TEST RIDE

Visitors are required to book their test rides directly with the manufacturer on the day - arrive early as it will be first come, first served. Head to the Black Horse Finance manufacturer zone to find your preferred manufacturer stand.

 

Z400 Performance edition

Ninja ZX-6R 636 Performance edition

Z650 Performance edition

Ninja 650 Performance edition

Versys 650 Grand tourer

Z900RS

Z1000R Performance edition

Z1000SX Tourer

ZX-10R

Versys 1000 SE-GT

Ninja H2 SX SE+

ZZR1400 Performance Sport

 
Ducati will be bringing a massive test fleet to the Festival including the 2019 Diavel 1260, Multistrada 1260, Multistrada 950, Scrambler, Panigale V4 plus the new Multistrada 1260 Enduro that you’ll able to ride around an off road circuit with free tuition from the Ducati factory team.

With it’s new 1262cc DVT Testastretta engine and styling updates the Diavel will undoubtedly be a bit hit at the event and Ducati are pulling out all the stops to get a huge test fleet of machines ready.

 

1290 Super Duke R

1290 Super Duke GT

1290 Super Adventure S

790 Duke

790 Adventure

790 Adventure R

390 Duke            

690 SMC R

VFR800F
CRF1000 Africa Twin DCT
CB1000R
CBB1000RR Fireblade
CB300R
CB650R
CBR500R

Tiger 800 XCA
Tiger 800 XRX Low
Tiger 1200 XRX Low
Street R Low
Speed RS
Speedmaster
T100 Black
Bobber Black
Thruxton R
Street Twin
Street Scrambler
Scrambler 1200 XC
Scrambler 1200 XE
Speed Twin

MT-10 SP:
MT-10
MT-09 SP
MT-09
MT-07
MT-03
MT-125 (First MT Experience – first rides, no licence  needed, professional instructors, hard area infront of Arena)

NIKEN Tour:
NIKEN GT
NIKEN

Roads of Life fleet:
FJR1300AE
Tracer 900 GT
Tracer 900
Tracer 700 GT
Tracer 700

Indian are pulling out the big guns for the Festival and laying on a test fleet of stunning Chieftains. With all models available to ride, the Chieftain is a surprisingly nimble and devastatingly capable tourer that’s guaranteed to raise more than a few eyebrows. The entire Indian range (including the stunning FTR750) will be on static display too.

C400 X SE
C400GT
C650 Sport Highline
G310GS
F750GS
F750GS
F850GS
F850GS
F850GSA
R1250GS
R1250GS
Exclusive TE
R1250 GS Rallye TE
R1250GSA TE
R1250GSA Rallye TE
S1000XR
S1000XR
R nineT
R nineT Pure Sport
R nineT Racer Sport
R nineT Scrambler
R nineT Urban G/S
G310R
F800R
R1250R Sport
S1000R Sport
S1000R Sport
R1250RT LE
R1250RT LE
K1600GT Sport
K1600B LE
R1250RS

Zero DSR ZF14.4 Black Forest Edition (x2)
Zero S ZF14.4 11kw (x3)
Zero DSR ZF14.4 (x2)
Zero FXS ZF7.2

Zero will  also be showing the new-for-2019 SR/F.
 

BOOKING YOUR TEST RIDE

Visitors are required to book their test rides directly with the manufacturer on the day - arrive early as it will be first come, first served. Head to the Black Horse Finance manufacturer zone to find your preferred manufacturer stand.

WHAT TO BRING

Riders are required to bring their own leathers, gear and helmet.

Details correct at time of publishing however the organiser’s reserve the right to alter content as deemed necessary. We do not charge for test rides and we do not guarantee a test ride when purchasing your ticket.