John Banks Group are back selling bikes

Published: 26 January 2011

After over 30 years selling Honda cars in Bury St Edmunds and celebrating nearly 37 years in the industry the John Banks Group are back in the bike business selling Honda motorcycles.    

Honda Motorcycles invited the John Banks Group to become part of the Honda development programme for destination centres for the Honda brand during 2010.

John Banks - former Motocross Champion, Runner-up in the World 1968, 69 twice and 4 times winner of the British Motocross Championship 1968, 69, 71, 73, and East Anglian Sports Personality of the Year 1969 - is Chairman of the Group, Mark Banks, Managing Director, also former British Motocross Champion (1988) will head the road bike division whilst Elliott Banks-Browne, grandson of the Chairman will endorse the Honda brand this year. 

Stock of the new Honda machines has arrived at the newly refurbished showrooms and over 44 new bikes are currently in stock, ranging from the scooter range to the VFR1200FD models.  A full stock of clothing is available and all products will be able to be purchased on line with a 10% start up discount on all clothing and accessories for new customers visiting the John Banks Group.

They offer 0% typical APR on most models including the CBR600RR which starts from £8605 OTR.  

The facilities at the John Banks Group are focused on great customer service - they offer new changing facilities, free beverages in the customer waiting area and a six strong sales team to support the range of bikes. They open their doors on the 1st February but are taking orders now.

To contact the Team at John Banks call 01284 752382 for any sales enquiries, for parts call 01284 770409, email: or visit