Cadwell classic bike weekend celebrates 90 years of the Lincs venue plus Honda and Ducati milestones

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A two-day on-track extravaganza is set to take place at Cadwell Park this September, celebrating 90 years of the undulating Lincolnshire circuit plus numerous iconic bike anniversaries.

Cadwell Moto will take place on Saturday, September 21, and Sunday, September 22, promising a weekend of trackday sessions and parades, plus live music, club and trade stands, a planned off-road adventure bike course in partnership with RallyMoto, and a number of famous racing names from the history of the venue.

On top of this, the event will honour a number of Honda and Ducati anniversaries, with lunchtime parade sessions on each day. Milestones include 30 years of the Honda RC45, and RVF400, as well as 50 years of the Honda Gold Wing family.

Classic bikes line up at Cadwell Park before heading on track

From Bologna, there’s also 20 years of the Ducati 749R, 25 years of the Ducati 996, and 30 years of the Ducati 916 and 748. Entry is free for anyone that wishes to display a bike, with owners also able to take part in the three lap guided parades providing their machine is in good working order and can comfortably sit at 50mph.

The event is being run by the team at Classic Bike Track Days (CBTD), who organise a number of successful events each year – including the recent Suzuki Live, which again welcomed thousands of enthusiasts into Cadwell Park from June 22 to June 23.

“It’s all about the community,” organisers Rob and Darin told MCN. “It’s the social aspect of it. It doesn’t matter if you’ve got a Yamaha Fizzy, or a 1998 R1, you’ve got something in common and that’s two wheels.”

Rider wheelieing over the Mountain at Cadwell Park

As per all CBTD events, the track sessions will be generally open to bikes built prior to the year 2000. However, later bikes that remain in the spirit of the event may also be accepted.

Cadwell Moto will include a novice, intermediate, and experienced group, as well as late intermediate sessions for accepted bikes built up to 2009 that are in keeping, such as the Ducati 999.

Entrants are also welcome to bring multiple motorcycles to alternate as often as they’d like.

Honda rider cornering at Cadwell Park

“When you’ve got guys out there with 1930s and ’40s machines – and some riders are in their late 60s to early 80s – we want them to have somewhere to ride,” Rob continued.

“Motorbikes only come alive when they are running and when you see them roaring away it’s just a fantastic thing to do and listen to. It’s just exciting.”

On top of trackday antics, the event will also celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yamaha’s TZ750 two-stroke race bike, with hopes of gathering the most in one place for many years. They will be out on track alongside a number of other racing machines from across Cadwell’s 90-year history.

Chequered flag waved at Cadwell Park

For more on the event, including a full list of anniversaries, and to book your space, visit the Classic Bike Trackdays website now.