What's On - Test Rides


Test ride all the new 2018 models in The Black Horse Finance Manufacturer Zone - Huge test fleets from ALL the major manufacturers will be available to book on the day.


Experience the weight, throttle and thrill of stunning new machines as you take them out for a spin for FREE. Visitors are required to book their test rides directly with the manufacturer on the day - arrive early as it will be first come, first served. Riders are required to bring their own leathers, gear and helmet. More bikes will be added as we get closer to event. Plan your test ride, check back regularly to find out which bikes have been added to the 2018 test ride fleet. Details correct at time of publishing however the organiser’s reserve the right to alter content as deemed necessary.


We do not charge for test rides and we do not guarantee a test ride when purchasing your ticket. We will not operate a pre-booking system for test rides for the 2018 event. Visitors are required to book test rides directly with the manufacturer on the day - arrive early as test rides are allocated on a first come, first served basis. Riders are required to bring their own leathers, gear and helmet. Test rides will only be allocated to riders holding a full bike license.



Confirmed bikes to test ride so far are:


Kawasaki: Ninja 400, Vulcan S Cafe, Versys 650, Ninja 650, Z650, Z900, Z900RS, Z1000 Performance, Versys 1000, ZX-10R SSE, Z1000SX, Ninja H2 SX SE and ZZE1400.


Indian: Roadmaster, Springfield, Chieftain, Chief, Scout Bobber and Scout 60.


Royal Enfield: Himalayan and Bullet.


Suzuki: GSX-R1000R, GSX-S1000A, GSX-S1000FA, GSX-S750A, DL650XT and SV650X.


Yamaha: MT-10, MT-09, MT-07, MT-03, TRACER 9, TRACER 9 GT, TRACER 7 and XSR900.


Plus many more to be confirmed!