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The 2020 Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show celebrates the 40th birthday of the event.
To mark the milestone, organisers are turning back the clock and throwing a 1970s/80s-themed birthday bash and, of course, everyone is invited.

Dressing up is encouraged and there will be a cash prize for the best-dressed visitor on both days. Visitors are encouraged to dig out their best 1970s and 80s clobber… flares, tank tops, platform shoes, shell suits, New Romantic frilly shirts – the lot.

You will also be able to marvel at the finest examples of private collection motorcycles.

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Owners spend thousands of painstaking hours ensuring their exhibits are in the best possible condition, ready for display and inspection by the crowds and judges.

As expected at the Bristol show, there is a focus on the likes of Norton, BSA, Cotton and Sunbeam motorcycles and many more.

Alongside the machines on the show’s club stands, the private entries will be competing for a host of show awards, including the coveted Best in Show prize.

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Free party bags with an advance ticket

What party would be complete without a party bag?

Well, in true birthday party style, the first 1000 people who purchase their ticket in advance will be given one FREE party bag per transaction, complete with an assortment of products and offers for any motorcycle enthusiast to enjoy.

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Superb displays on club stands

Classic bikes, exotic continentals, rare contraptions… the wonderful and expansive mix of club stands packed into the halls at the Royal Bath & West Showground deliver a rare treat for motorcycle enthusiasts.

A quick browse of the A-Z list and all the big hitters are there, from the likes of the multi-interest VMCC and VJMC, through to the specialist owners’ clubs covering marques such as BSA, Norton, Suzuki and Kawasaki, among many others.

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Autojumble as far as the eye can see

If visitors are looking for a great day out filled with motorcycle bargains, the 40th Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show is the place to be.

Hundreds of traders showcased their wares last year and this year’s event is set to be even bigger and better.

With a mammoth display of spare parts, tools, books, magazines, signs and complete machines, you’ll find exactly what you are looking for.

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The 40th Carole Nash Bristol show is at the Royal Bath & West showground, ST18 0BD on Saturday and Sunday, February 1/2, 2020.

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