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Classic motorcycle show held at Ashford Market on Orbital Park on bank holiday Monday attracts thousands

22 April 2014
by Tim Collins

Classic motorcycles drew in thousands of spectators on bank holiday Monday for a yearly show.

Over 2,500 people visited the Ashford Market on Orbital Park to see some of the custom and vintage models on display.

Among the visitors was former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer Phil Read, nicknamed The Prince of Speed.

Dave Harding and Jeremy Frank with some Ariel Machines

Dave Harding and Jeremy Frank with some Ariel Machines

All of the bikes pre-dated 1980, and the oldest model on show was a 1913 Veloce Ltd bike, also known as Velocettes.

Star attractions also included two extremely rare Maserati bikes dating from the 1950s.

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