For the whole weekend of 23-25 June 2023, Journey Bike Rider is taking on the Ragley Corridor Property in Warwickshire and turning it into an journey motorcycling paradise. 1000’s of riders have already booked their place on the ABR Pageant, and with 97% of tickets already bought, the pageant is assured to promote out very quickly (get your tickets right here).
However are you questioning if it’s the occasion for you? It’s true, festivals aren’t everybody’s cup of tea: scenes of muddy fields and grotty bathrooms, uncomfortable nights in a tent, the intimidation of being surrounded by devoted off-road riders…
On the face of it, these are all worthy causes that you just is likely to be considering of lacking the occasion.
However let me inform you this: for those who like driving bikes of any type, there’s actually no good purpose for you to not be a part of us. Don’t consider me? Learn on…
Maybe you don’t trip an journey bike?
It might be foolish to show as much as an occasion known as the Journey Bike Rider Pageant on something apart from an journey bike, proper? You’ll stick out like the child who missed the memo on non-uniform day.
Nevertheless, opposite to the picture you may need in your head of overwhelming swarms of GS riders, we consider that any bike is worthy of adventures.
Actually, we now have individuals turning up on every little thing from Honda Cubs to Fireblades, classic BMW sidecars to Harley Trikes, and all method of bikes in between.
No matter bike you trip, you’re welcome on the ABR Pageant.
You’re a lone rider
I get it, and it’s one thing I hear lots. Folks typically say that they’d love to come back, however they’re frightened about coming alone. In any case, what’s going to you do? Sit in your tent staring on the fly sheet flapping in the summertime breeze?
Bike meets and festivals can generally be an unwelcoming place for a newcomer, however we’ve at all times been devoted to creating this the friendliest bike pageant round.
In fact, I’d say that, however I’ve spoken to loads of guys and women who instructed me that they got here to the pageant alone and left with a brand new group of driving friends.
Actually, I’ve been instructed by a couple of individual that they’ve been touring abroad with new friendship teams that had been made at a earlier ABR Pageant.
Try a testimonial from a solo rider beneath…
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You’ve been postpone by earlier bike festivals
There’s the occasions that resemble barely-glorified carboot gross sales in a car parking zone, after which there’s the booze-filled, leather-clad festivals that resemble the Somme after a day.
These occasions may symbolize ‘typical’ bike festivals, and so they’re not for you. You worth high quality and revel in real good instances. You need good craic but in addition an excellent night time’s sleep.
Don’t fear, we hear you, and in reality the entire purpose we began the ABR Pageant was to create a motorcycle pageant that was really an occasion that we’d wish to attend. What do I imply by that?
Properly, in response to our sanitation suppliers, we spend extra per head on bathroom amenities than every other pageant within the UK as a part of our promise to offer you clear, posh bathrooms and sizzling showers the whole weekend.
And that’s simply the tip of the iceberg. We attempt to make the pageant as interactive, comfy, and enjoyable as potential.
For instance, for those who don’t fancy bringing alongside your individual tent, you possibly can guide a pre-pitched glamping tipi, and all through the pageant you possibly can deal with your self to free massages, free espresso and tea, and morning yoga classes to begin your break day proper.
If tenting ain’t your factor, then you definitely’ll be glad to know that there are actually tons of of lodging choices inside 15 miles of the venue and the favored vacationer city of Stratford upon Avon is simply down the street.
You’ll be able to’t/don’t trip off street
You realize what the ABR Pageant is about. There’s the 30km Bridgestone Journey Path and the inexperienced lane rideouts, however the organisers don’t get it… you don’t trip off street!
A standard false impression is that the ABR Pageant is for off-road riders solely, however this couldn’t be farther from the reality. Whereas we provide some sensible driving alternatives who wish to play within the dust, there’s simply as a lot to do for road-going adventurers.
Whether or not that’s guided rideouts within the Cotswolds, superior rider coaching, or check rides of the most recent touring and journey bikes, you’ll discover it onerous to suit every little thing into only one weekend.
Not solely that, however there’s a lot to do whenever you’re off the bike reminiscent of masterclass classes, visitor audio system, stay music, the ABR Cinema, and a lot extra, that some individuals don’t even trip on the pageant in any respect!
Put merely, it doesn’t matter which you could’t or don’t trip off-road, there’s at all times one thing so that you can do on the ABR Pageant. Discover out what’s on right here.
You’re intimidated since you’re not a terrific rider
You is likely to be considering that everybody’s going to be a greater rider than you and also you don’t wish to embarrass your self or be out of your depth. You’d quite keep at house than put your self in that scenario.
Most of us have most likely skilled one thing related in some unspecified time in the future in our lives. For me, I used to not wish to go to soccer as a result of I assumed I’d be judged for being crap. That concern was utterly unfounded and as quickly as I obtained there I used to be having nice enjoyable (I even gained the ‘Mr Character’ award that they offer to the youngsters who’re garbage).
The reality is, no one will make you trip out of your consolation zone on the ABR Pageant. There are riders who’re higher than you or me, however there’s additionally a lot who’ve simply began their biking journeys. We pleasure ourselves on offering essentially the most inclusive bike pageant expertise. No-one goes to evaluate you or push you past your limits right here.
For instance, the Bridgestone Journey Path may have newbie and big-bike pleasant sections, and we’ll even have driving faculties and specialists on-site who’ll be more than pleased to show you what they know without cost.
Bike festivals are boy’s golf equipment for blokes solely
There’s little question that motorcycling is a male-dominated interest, and bike festivals symbolize that in the truth that the overwhelming majority of tourists are males. However the ABR Pageant is as removed from a macho, testosterone crammed ambiance as you may get in motorcycling.
We pleasure ourselves on the truth that the ABR Pageant is the friendliest and most inclusive bike pageant going.
We don’t care who you might be, the place you come from, whether or not you’re a person or a girl, what you trip, or the way you trip it. If you happen to come to the ABR Pageant, you’ll be made to really feel welcome and like a part of the household.
You’re too previous to sleep on the bottom and never bathe for 3 days
He’ll not prefer it when he reads this, however the man behind the ABR Pageant and Journey Bike Rider journal, Alun, is well past that way of life too. So, once we set about planning and conceptualising the occasion, we had been guided by the perception of a fella who’s been there, carried out that, and doesn’t wish to return.
As I’ve mentioned, amenities shall be first-class and there’s loads of top-quality lodging within the surrounding space in case your again isn’t up for a weekend of sleeping on the bottom.
You’ve heard about queues at a earlier pageant
You’d be eager to come back to the pageant, however you’ve heard that there have been lengthy queues for meals, drink and amenities within the mornings, and in spite of everything, who desires to spend their whole weekend ready round?
You realize, that’s utterly comprehensible, however let me inform you this – after an unlucky expertise with queue instances in 2021, we made fixing that our precedence for 2022, and we’re glad to say that after including extra caterers, extra bars, extra bathrooms, and extra employees, that the suggestions coming from ABR Pageant 2022 was extremely constructive about simply how few queues there have been.
And this 12 months, we’re including much more amenities, so that you’ll have extra time to get pleasure from all of the actions on supply as a substitute of standing round ready for a drink.
Why must you pay £149 to go to a motorcycle pageant when you possibly can go and camp in somebody’s area for £20? Different bike festivals aren’t that costly!
We all know that the price of dwelling is rising, and that’s why we’re doing our greatest to maintain the ABR Pageant an occasion the place, when you’re by way of the gates, just about every little thing else is yours to make use of freed from cost.
For a 3 day occasion with tenting included, the place you possibly can check trip the most recent bikes available on the market, get off-road tuition, be a part of group rideouts, hear from inspiring visitor audio system, rock out to stay music, and far, rather more, it presents nice worth for cash.
Whenever you value it out, the price of driving tuition, tenting in a surprising location, attending speaker classes, studying bike abilities from the professionals, and jamming out to cracking stay music for 3 days comes out to much more than £149.
Whenever you put it that method, maybe we needs to be charging extra!
So, as you possibly can see, there’s actually no purpose why you shouldn’t be coming to the Journey Bike Rider Pageant 2023. Can’t wait to see you there.
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