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ACE CAFE REUNION
ACE CAFE REUNION WEEKEND
CELEBRATING 150 YEARS WITH METZELER
RIDE WITH THE ROCKERS!
THE 20th ANNUAL
ACE CAFE REUNION
Friday 13th September 2013
Bike Night At The Cafe
For those wishing to join the Continental Run'
there is a party at Cafe Hubraum in Solingen, Germany.
Starting at 5pm on Thursday 12th September, departing
Café Hubraum at 09.00 a.m. on Friday 13th September via
Holland, Belgium, France & the Channel Ports
(check Continental Run information)
Special guest at this years Reunion is Steve "The Winner" McLaughlin who won the first AMA Superbike race, at Daytona in 1976, on the Butler & Smith, specially prepared, BMW R90S - this year being the 40th anniversary of its 1973 launch - so bring your marker pens!
The Metzeler team will be at the cafe on both Friday & Saturday, and on Brighton seafront on Sunday, with their display stand, giving away tee shirts, answering your questions on the lastest rubber and offering the chance to win a set of their latest tyres. Stop by the Metzeler stand, sign up to join the Metzeler community and grab a tee shirt!
10.15pm - 11pm
12.05pm - 12.50am
11.55 - 12.05pm
Compares & DJs Bill & Jimmy Guntrip
Saturday 14th September 2013
Breakfast at the Ace from 7am
Full steam ahead at about 7.50am as the 1951
"70000 Britannia" railway locomotive steams past the cafe
over the bridges close by at Stonebridge Park
CAFE RACERS & ROCKERS RIDE-OUT
Departs at 10.30am
CAFE RACER COMPETITION
The ride will return to the Ace for 2.30pm for the 5th
annual Cafe Racer Review, with awards and prizes for
'Best Ridden Cafe Racer'
'Best Classic Cafe Racer'
'Best Modern Cafe Racer'
'Best Triumph Cafe Racer'
'Best Harley Cafe Racer'
'Best BMW Boxer Cafe Racer'
'Best Royal Enfield Cafe Racer'
Prizes & Awards Sponsored By
Returning for Ace Cafe Reunion 2013, we are again delighted to host Manx man and renowned author Mick Duckworth who will be signing copies of his defintive hardback book
"Ace Times - Speed thrills and tea spills a cafe and a culture"
The London Rockin Rollers, who have been rolling with the punches since 2007 with their eight-wheeled thrills and spills, will be assisting in raising funds for the Samaritans, this year celebrating the 60th anniversary of the charities founding in 1953 by the late Rev. Chad Varah.
THE BOOM BOOM BOOMS
2.45pm - 3.30pm
4.15pm - 5pm
5.45pm - 6.30pm
7.15pm - 8pm
11pm - 12.30am
DJ's Bill & Jimmy Guntrip & Graham Urquart
10.15pm - 10.30pm
Sunday 15th September 2013
BRIGHTON BURN UP & RIDE WITH THE ROCKERS
Departs from Cafe at 10.30am to Madeira Drive, Brighton
Club Stands - Trade Stands - Corporate Displays
Stunt Show - Best Streetfighter Competition - Dyno
Live Music - DJs - Special Guests (TBA)
For your convenience look out for the
RIDERS FOR HEALTH HELMET PARK
RAFA, this year celebrating their 70th anniversary
will again be in attendance raising funds for the annual
" WINGS APPEAL"
as part of
"Battle of Britain" Week
From Noon On Stage
SIXTEEN & THE SIDEWINDERS
12.45pm - 1.30pm
3pm - 4pm
DJ's Bill & Jimmy Guntrip
SEAFRONT BLESSING (2pm)
By the Reverend Dennis McSwinney of the 59 Club
Award Sponsored by
For the third time in Brighton, this years Reunion will host a
Show Up n' Shine "Best Streetfighter" competition at Black Rock
11.30am - 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Shows take place at Black Rock at the eastern end of Madeira Drive, starring Paul Todd, Wade Campbell & Nick Storm
There will also be a "Wheelie" Machine to try your hand!
STRICTLY NO DECKCHAIRS!
From Ace, west along A406 North Circular Road
to Hanger Lane, then A40 west to M25, south bound
to M23, to Brighton and A23 to seafront road Madeira Drive
Riding to Brighton on the A23, please note that between HANDCROSS and WARNINGLID there are road works with a 40mph speed restriction within the works area.
In addition to narrow lanes and speed cameras, there is free recovery with the works area.
The works are not due for completion until 2014, and traffic management in regards to speed restrictions and lane discipline, will change over this period as the works progress.
For more info check out the below link:
See you in Brighton!