In addition to the unique test ride opportunities, the MT Tour events will include the incredible Dave Coates Stunt Show (Saturday 2 only) as well as the amazing MT Tour truck with exclusive MT apparel and accessories on display.
Not only this but the Museum will play host to the launch of a new book The Six Day Affair by John Bradshaw on the Saturday as well as a WD/ISDT ride in!
Held in the Museum Foyer the author will be available to sign copies and discuss this fascinating new title which concerns the 1939 ISDT which was underway in Austria the week prior to the outbreak of WW2.The book is the story of how the British riders – men and women, army and civilian – successfully made it away through Switzerland with the help of their friendly German escort has so far only been mentioned in magazine articles, but extensive research has revealed much new material about this fascinating and exciting event in history.
Costing £12 the book will be available to purchase from the Museum shop or online via www.thenmmshop.co.uk following the Saturday's ride-in and display.
To coincide with the launch of this book whose main themes are both WW2 and ISDT the Museum is inviting owners of WD/Military or ISDT/Trials machines to ride in or bring them along to display in front of the Museum Entrance on Saturday 2 August.
Riders displaying these machines or attending the 'Dark Side Tour' will receive half price entry to the Museum collection.
The National Motorcycle Museum is located at Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 0EJ. Tel: 01675 443311