Motorcycle Live 2012 is go!

Author: Bike Social Reporters Posted: 24 Nov 2012

Motorcycle Live in Birmingham kicked off on Saturday with massive crowds and some famous faces filling the halls including Cal Crutchlow, Jonathan Rea and the BBC's MotoGP presenters Steve Parrish and Matt Roberts.

As well as the chance to see all the new 2013 bikes for the first time in the UK, show visitors also lined up to have a go at trials, put their kids on KTM motocross bikes, and buy kit from the hundreds of stands at the show.

And despite the weather, the halls were packed with people lining up to snap their hero, eye-up their next bike or bag themselves a deal on some new riding kit or accessories.

If you haven't been yet, then the show runs from today until December 2. Here's some of our highlights from the first day:

Ducati's display celebrating 20 years of the iconic Monster

KTM have a full display of road and race bikes from the world's of dirt and road racing

2013 Triumph Daytona looking hot in white

Fancy a go? Book on to Get On and try a bike for the first time!

Cafe Racers are big news at Motorcycle Live 2013, this is Royal Enfield's new Cafe Racer. New motor too.

Suzuki launched the V-Strom 1000 prototype. This is its older brother, the Dr Big

All-new 820cc liquid-cooled Hypermotard SP looking foxy at Ducati

It's not just Norton making a comeback, Metisse are back too
Yamaha XJ6 stunt bike prototype. Parts could be made available for sale soon according to our source

The Perergine Motorcycle Company's new 392cc two-strokes

Isle of Man TT trophies are worth more than most of the bikes in the show, white gloves only please...


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