The International Dirt Bike Show (IDBS) is an annual event held in Warwickshire’s NAEC Stoneleigh at Stoneleigh Park. The event is the biggest and best off-road indoor biking event in Europe and it will be held from October 27th-30th this year. The 2016 edition of the event is being organized in collaboration with MOTUL and it is the holy grail for the biggest biking fanatics in Europe and possibly even across the world.
The event has traditionally been a four-day event. Its four days of great bargains, pro rider unveilings, top-notch off-road gear, and incredible dirt bike-related entertainment. If you are biking enthusiast and you have never been to the event, go on over to their website and get your tickets right away!
What is the event about?
The IDBS involves a large amount of motorbike manufacturers displaying their latest range of bike models during the four day event. This event includes manufacturers showcasing their models for trials, enduro, and motorcross for the upcoming year. The event was started in December 1978 and it has continued to soar in popularity on a yearly basis.
The event is a biker’s chance to stock up all kinds of snazzy motorcycle gear such as jackets, gloves, helmets, bike maintenance products and cleaning accessories. And the best part? You can get incredible bargains on most of these top-end products as manufacturers are looking to advertise their products to a wider audience. There products for all kind of bikers including non-competitive and competitive off-road enthusiasts. For bikers, the IDBS is truly a Christmas before Christmas.
It’s a great place for kids to hang out as well as there have-a-go electric trials for children above a particular age. Children will also have the chance to dabble in remote-controlled racing, Strider balance bikes, and they will even be able to enjoy getting to grips with quads. The family friendly section of the event improves on a yearly basis in order to attract greater crowds.
Live action performances are a hallmark
The event features a large number of big names in the motorbike industry performing an astonishing array of stunts on each of the 4 days. At this year’s event, titans such as Danny Butler and Dougie Lampkin will be present to wow the crowd and blow the roof off the arena. Top bikers from all across the continent will be present and you may even get the chance to meet them in person!
Racing legends and industry figureheads will be present at the event in droves. A bunch of them will be interviewed by Eurosport commentator and off-road fanatic Jack Burnicle, so you will be able to get some fascinating insights into the off-road industry and how its future will pan out.
The event is a one of a kind in Europe for off-road enthusiasts. It is a carnival for enthusiasts and presents budding riders with the opportunity to be a part of off-road racing. The industry’s major associations will be keeping an eye out for new talent, so you may get the chance of a lifetime!