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Coventry Transport Museum at Motorcycle Live 2014

07 November 2014

Coventry Transport Museum are very proud to once again partner with this year’s Motorcycle Live which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 22 to 30 November 2014.
After the huge success of our Classic Zones at the show for the last two years, for 2014 we will be hosting a ‘Classic & Retro’ stand where we’ll be putting on three separate displays:

First World War Motorcycles, including:
1918 Triumph Model H
1914 Coventry Challenge
1916 Lea-Francis
1917 Sunbeam

Second World War Motorcycles, including:
1940/45 BSA M20
1940s Norton 16H combination
1944 Harley Davidson WLA
Matchless G3L
1943 Royal Enfield WD/CO

Retro Motorcycles, including:
1980 Yamaha FS1 E 50cc moped
1982 Honda C90ZZ 90cc step through
1981 Yamaha RD250LC 250cc sports
1985 Honda VF1000R 1000cc sports
1985 Suzuki GSXR1100G 1100cc sports
1983 Maitland Racing Yamaha 500cc club racer
1980 Hagon Honda 500cc club racer
1985 Weslake 500 500cc speedway
1985 Godden GR500 500cc speedway

The wartime motorcycles on display have been brought together from a range of sources including the Coventry Transport Museum collection, the British Motorcycle Charitable Trust and the Black Country Living Museum.  The Retro Zone collection has been generously sourced by the organisers of Motorcycle Live, and includes items on loan from a range of private individuals as well as Maitland Racing and Hagon Products.

If you’re a motorcycle fan we look forward to seeing you at this year’s Motorcycle Live!

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