Bikers celebrate ‘busiest ever’ show in Nailsea

PUBLISHED: 10:00 26 September 2019

Nick Britten and Marion Belorgey with his 1997 Kawasaki VN1500 D2 classic
Nailsea Bike Show at the Ring O Bells.

Nick Britten and Marion Belorgey with his 1997 Kawasaki VN1500 D2 classic Nailsea Bike Show at the Ring O Bells.

(C)2016 Jeremy Long / JCLPhotography, all rights reserved

Hundreds of bikers filled the streets of Nailsea over the weekend as the town celebrated its popular bike show.

Josh Britten with his 2001 Yamaha Dragster 650cc
Nailsea Bike Show at the Ring O Bells.Josh Britten with his 2001 Yamaha Dragster 650cc Nailsea Bike Show at the Ring O Bells.

The Ring 'O' Bells pub hosted the event, which attracted motorcyclists from across the UK and even as far as Poland.

It is the 10th Nailsea Bike Show and organisers confirmed it was the busiest ever.

The showcase, which is organised by Nailsea Bikers, featured a selection of motorcycles as well as trade stands and children's entertainment.

Becky Williams, from the Ring 'O' Bells, said: "It was brilliant - really successful.

Henry Matyjasik with his 1960 Triumph Thundervird 650cc
Nailsea Bike Show.Henry Matyjasik with his 1960 Triumph Thundervird 650cc Nailsea Bike Show.

"We had bikes from all over the UK."

The show is held across two days, giving people the chance to view old and new bikes and take in the atmosphere.

A number of bands played during the weekend and visitors tucked into barbecued food.

All the money raised from the event will go to Children's Hospice South West.

Chris Petterford with his Ducati Monster 1200cc
Nailsea Bike Show.Chris Petterford with his Ducati Monster 1200cc Nailsea Bike Show.

Lyns Owen with his rare Benelli 750cc SEI which was the first production 6 cylinder motorbike
.Lyns Owen with his rare Benelli 750cc SEI which was the first production 6 cylinder motorbike .

Miachael Maud with his 1947 Norton Model 18 500cc OHV.Miachael Maud with his 1947 Norton Model 18 500cc OHV.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the North Somerset Times. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the North Somerset Times