Get ready to ride: Seven full test fleets now announced for the Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling
With seven full test fleets now announced for the Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling this September 4-5, the East of England Arena in Peterborough will be brimming with bikes ready and waiting for eager riders.
Booking is simple, just turn up on the day with your lid and licence. Test rides are included in the ticket price, it’s the best place to trial machines from different manufacturers all in one place. Watch this space as more test fleets will be announced soon!
Highlights of this year’s huge Yamaha fleet include the 2021 MT-07, Tracer 9 GT and stunning MT-09 SP. You’ll also have the opportunity to ride the retro styled and licence friendly XSR125.
Yamaha test fleet in full
New 2021 models: MT-09 SP, MT-09, MT-07, Tracer 9 GT, XSR125
Plus: Tenere 700, Tracer 7, Tracer 7 GT, Niken GTMT-10 SP, MT-10, MT-09 SP, MT-09, MT-07, MT-03, NIKEN, NIKEN GT.
Indian test fleet
The star test bike of the Indian fleet has to be the FTR Carbon. With it’s Ohlins suspension, tuning updates and carbon bodywork the flagship FTR model is sure to be a big hit at this year’s Festival. Both the standard FTR and FTR S will also be available to ride.
Indian test fleet in full
Scout Bobber 20, FTR, FTR S, FTR Carbon, Chief Dark Horse.
Zero test fleet
If you want to try an electric motorcycle then head for the Zero Motorcycles stand where there will be five models to choose from. The SR/S, SR/F and FXR models are full power, A1 or B licence holders will have the option of trying the 11kw DS and S models
Manufacturers confirmed for the Festival so far include; Harley-Davidson, Honda, Ducati, Indian, Kawasaki, Triumph, Royal Enfield, Yamaha and Zero!
Yamaha confirm bike test fleet for Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling
The Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling has always been the best place to swing your leg over the latest models and this year’s rescheduled event is no different. On September 4-5 the festival will once again be home to huge test fleets from all the major manufacturers with bikes for all licence categories and experience levels, including those who want to try taking to two wheels for the first time.
The Devitt MCN Festival of Motorcycling has always been the best place to swing your leg over the latest models and this year’s event is no different. On September 4-5 the Festival will be home to huge test fleets from all the major names. There’s everything from full-on sportsbikes to fun nakeds. You can even get a ride on an electric mountain bike. Just turn up on the day with your lid and license.
Yamaha join the party...!
This week sees Yamaha confirm their bikes for the festival. The line-up will include their new Tracer 9 GT), the hot new MT-09 SP, new retro XSR125 and the popular MT- 07. Festival-goers will also be able to ride the new MT-09, Tracer 7 GT, Ténéré 700 and the Niken GT.
And there’s more...!
The Kawasaki fleet includes a wide range of models such as the ZX-10R and Z H2. For something a little less lairy, you can try the Z900RS, Ninja 1000SX Tourer, Ninja 650 and Versys 650. There’s even a safe and secure zone for new riders to try a bike for the first time. The fleet includes: Z650, Versys 650, Ninja 650, Vulcan S, Z900, Z900RS, Ninja ZX-10R, Ninja 1000SX, Versys 1000, Z H2 and Z H2 SE*.
A slice of Italy...
Ducati are bringing along a huge fleet including the new Monster range and the supremely capable Mutlistrada V4. The 2021 Monster is the first without the trellis frame and so far the reviews have been glowing – but there’s only one way to be sure it’s the right bike for you, come and ride one at the Festival. The Multistrada V4, Monster, Scrambler and other 2021 models will be available.*
It’s a Triumph
Triumph’s test fleet boasts the all-new Speed Triple 1200RS and Trident 660. Both models are sure to be popular, so get to the Triumph stand early to book your slot. The fleet includes the Speed Triple 1200RS, Tiger 900, Tiger 850 Sport, Trident 660 plus Bonnevilles.*
Ride a Royal Enfield
Royal Enfield’s range has been transformed and the fleet will have all their most exciting models including the new 350cc Meteor. Hop onboard a Continental GT650, Himalayan 400, Interceptor 650, Meteor 350 at the Festival.*
Festival tests fleets confirmed so far...
Yamaha, Harley-Davidson, Ducati, Indian, Kawasaki, Triumph, Royal Enfield, and Zero – with more to come! Make sure you get your leg over something special at the Festival this September.
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*Test fleets correct at time of publishing.