January 19 2010.

In addition to announcing Carole Nash as title sponsor, MCN has confirmed the participation of Norton and Aprilia at its London Show, to be held from February 4th to 7th.

Machines will be on display with most manufacturers represented, including BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Triumph and Yamaha. A free-to-enter live action arena will feature world stunt champion Mattie Griffin and the UKFMX freestylers who will once again be performing their indoor back flip.

Visitors will be asked to vote for the MCN Classic Bike of the Year.

A new feature will showcase the paper's editorial team favourites which include the Angelic Bulldog, the TT Electric bike TTX02, Suzuki Katana and the Norton Rotary.

Part two of the MCN Awards will be held live on state on the opening day, Thursday 4th February 2010, with the following awards being presented:

MCN Man of the Year
MCN's Biking Hero
Dave Taylor Lifetime Achievement
Clothing and accessory - Retailer of the year
Product of the year - clothing
Product of the year - accessory/service
Product of the year - tyre
Dealer of the year with only one outlet
Dealer of the year with more than one outlet
Wholesaler of the year

Organisers say that advance ticket sales are up 77% year-on-year, and that there are just a few stands left.

Contact Kylie on 01926 455264 or email for information on exhibiting.