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International bike show raises cash for hospice

PUBLISHED: 10:00 02 October 2017

Some of the displays at Nailsea International Bike Show.

Some of the displays at Nailsea International Bike Show.

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Motorbikes, live music and trade stands filled a Nailsea pub as fans visited to view the impressive vehicles on show.

Rare and exotic bikes at the eighth international bike show. Rare and exotic bikes at the eighth international bike show.

The eighth Nailsea International Bike Show was held at the Royal Oak to raise money for Children’s Hospice South West.

Around 100 bikes were on display during the weekend including some rare and exotic motorbikes.

Organiser John Colley said: “We are always incredibly lucky with the bikes we get at the show.

“We had some amazing specials including a Suzuki bandit café racer and a Honda CBX engine motomartin turbo.

Phil Weston who completed a 20-hour ride from the bike show. Phil Weston who completed a 20-hour ride from the bike show.

“The bike of the show was a 1920s NUT motorcycle owned by Peter Sparks and the Cecil Keel award this year went to a 1946 James motorcycle owned by David Openshaw.

“This show is organised by an amazing group of volunteers. Without them it would not have become the successful event it now is.”

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