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Bikesafe’s annual trackday is coming to Rockingham Circuit on the 16 July.

Bikesafe is a police led motorcycle initiative taken up and run by most police forces up and down the UK.

Riders can book to attend the day where they will receive tuition from Police Advanced Motorcyclists.

And if you’re keen to get on the famous tarmac at Rockingham, you can, under the tuition of the California Superbike School on your own bike.

Off track

There will be lots to sample and sink your teeth into off track as well, with a wide range of entertainment, manufacturers and tasters all in the paddock.

The Dave Coates Stunt Show will entertain the crowds, while newbies to two wheels will also get the chance to try riding for the first time with the Get On Team, as part of a campaign designed to encourage more people to get on a bike and get a motorcycle licence.

The likes of BMW, Honda, Triumph and Yamaha will also be on hand with demo bikes available for test rides.

Ian Marriott, Avon and Somerset Police, said: “I am delighted to have such fantastic support from, Northamptonshire Highways, manufacturers and the Motorcycle Industry Association, joining us at the National BikeSafe Show and Rockingham track experience.

“It shows the support the BikeSafe scheme has from the motorcycle industry and how highly thought of it is.”

Assessed rides

Assessed rides from police instructors will start at 8.00am but must be booked in advance.

The show itself opens from 10.00am and runs until 5.00pm at the Corby circuit.

Children under the age of 14 can get into the show for free while general admission us just £1 on the door.

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