Belfast Telegraph

Friday 28 November 2014

Festival still a top draw for all

In just over three weeks the doors will open on the annual Adelaide Insurance Motorcycle Festival to be held in the New King’s Hall Pavilion in Belfast from Friday, February 8 until Sunday, February 10.

Yesterday, 2013 Gearlink Kawasaki team mates Alastair Seeley and Ben Wilson, along with Martin Barr who will race a KTM in the British Motocross and Red Bull Pro National Motocross series this season, were on hand to launch the show.

Organiser Billy Nutt said: “Floor space in the new pavilion is virtually sold out and despite tough economic times virtually every manufacturer is involved including the likes of Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, Triumph, Kawasaki, KTM, Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Harley Davidson and BMW; while Victory and Husqvarna are new to the show this year.

“Various supporters clubs have taken space and it will be possible to purchase tickets for the Vauxhall North West 200, while outdoor activities include the UK No.1 Freestyle Motocross Team Broke FMX.

“So far as personalities are concerned we are fortunate to have Ian Hutchinson, who won an unprecedented five Isle of Man TT races in 2010, British superstock champion Keith Farmer, Michael and William Dunlop plus other top names to be announced later.”

This is the 18th year that Nutt has promoted the festival and the 10th consecutive year Adelaide Insurance Services has sponsored.

Director Sam Geddis said: “As a company we continue to support motorcycling by investing in sponsorship and motorcycle safety initiatives like our Adelaide Advanced Motorcyclists Group enabling motorcyclists to become Advanced Riders.

“We are immensely proud having been voted UK’s number one insurer for Value for Money by 29,000 Auto Express readers beating many of the UK’s best-known brands in 2012.”

The Adelaide Motorcycle Festival gives customers a great opportunity to see all the latest 2013 models under one roof with opening times as follows: Friday, February 8 from 2pm-10pm, and on the Saturday and Sunday from 10am-5pm on both days.

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