New 'Rookie Ride' makes 17 FREE features at Motorcycle Live

New ‘Rookie Ride’ makes 17 FREE features at Motorcycle Live

Motorcycle Live 2013 just got even bigger with the addition of yet another live feature – the Silverstone Rookie Ride – taking the tally of interactive activities at the show to 17, including nine FREE opportunities to ride. 

The Silverstone Rookie Ride* is an initiative launched by the Northamptonshire race circuit to introduce young people to motorcycling. Aimed at those aged 11 and up, the feature will offer FREE 20-minute indoor taster sessions on a Yamaha Jog RR scooter. Participants will be provided with Alpinestars protective clothing and will be taught the basics of machine familiarisation and how to pull away and stop safely, before progressing to slow speed manoeuvring skills.

The scooters are fitted with kill switches and all training takes places under the watchful eye of expert instructors. As well as a learning new skills and an awareness of other road users, all attendees will take away a Silverstone lanyard and ‘Rookie Ride’ card.

The Silverstone Rookie Ride completes a range of live features aimed at introducing children and young adults to life on two wheels. With the Kiddimoto Children’s Fun TrackHonda My First Licence, the Red Bull Pro National Children’s Off-Road experienceTry a Kuberg – Children’s Electric Motorcycle and now theSilverstone Rookie Ride, youngsters from the age of two to late teens can enjoy a two-wheeled experience at Motorcycle Live.

Motorcycle Live takes place at The NEC, Birmingham from 23 November – 1 December 2013. Advance tickets for Motorcycle Live 2013 are just £17 per adult, £11 for Seniors and £7 for children aged 6-16** (kids under five accompanied by a paying adult go free). Bike parking is free of charge and subject to availability. Reduced car parking costs of £8 – subsidised by Motorcycle Live. To book your tickets, call 0844 581 2345 or visit

*Bookings can only be made on the day. Minimum age 11 years. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Maximum weight 18st, minimum height 150cm.

**Advance ticket prices, closing date for advanced tickets 5.00pm on 22 November 2013

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