In 2014, the National Motorcycle Museum hosted an open day to celebrate its 30th anniversary, when the museum’s doors were flung open and the public were invited in at no charge.
Such was the event’s success that the decision was made to replicate the celebratory ‘do’ and once again it proved a resounding success, as visitors flocked from far and wide to the Birmingham museum site.
There were some star guests too, including ex-racers Carl Fogarty and James Whitham, while current TT campaigner Maria Costello came along as well.
The talk show – with seating for 700 – was packed out, with many standing round the edges too.
The whole site was abuzz with activity, many taking the opportunity of largely unexpected sunshine on this, the last day of October 2015, to ride in on two wheels.
Read more in January’s edition of TCM