Retro racing heads to the continent with the Great Malle Mountain Rally

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Malle have expanded their events calendar, going international to complete a bumper summer of biking fun.

Malle have been running their ‘inappropriate bike’ races since 2015, later adding the Great Malle Rally and the Beach Race.

Now for 2022 Malle are asking you to go digging for your passport as their rally format heads to the continent for the Great Malle Mountain Rally.

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Set to begin on September 10, the rally will see participants covering 1500 miles across the highest passes in the Alps.

Taking in six countries in six days, riders will start in Austria before making their way to Monaco via Switzerland, Italy, Lichtenstein and France.

How about a spot of racing on Margate’s golden mile?

Do that on a modern super cruiser and it would be easy, but Malle are known for their inappropriate bike angle and for the rally are suggesting bikes from the four Cs: Classics, Customs, Café Racers & Choppers.

Malle will even ship your bike to and from the start/finish, so you don’t knacker it pounding out miles. If it sounds like your thing, then get in touch with Malle now as there are only 100 spots and they’re sure to go quickly.

If you prefer to explore the best the UK has to offer, then the Great Malle Rally could be more your scene.

Taking place from June 19-26, the rally meanders from the southernmost tip of the mainland to the northernmost. Then of course are Malle’s daftest events – their inappropriate bike races.

Returning to Margate beach front once again the Beach Race promises more fun in the sand on May 21-22 while the Mile Festival descends on Grimsthorpe Castle July 21-24.

With the worst of the last two years behind us, it seems like a great British biking summer could be just around the corner.