|INTERMOT COLOGNE 2014 DRAWS NEAR
September 3 2014.
World premieres, world champions and a world-class event program are promised at INTERMOT Cologne from 2 to 5 October 2014 with a mix of Freestyle MX and stunt shows, test and special shows covering motorcycle, scooter, motor sports and touring. With the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building and the team show-trial, there are some premiere highlights this year. The test course offering visitors the opportunity to test the new models and to experience. the "fascination motorcycle" live.
Event Action Area - Outdoor
Stunts and shows await the visitors at around 70.000 square meter of event-action surface. The stars of the Freestyle-MX scene show with breathtaking motocross jumps, backflips and whips. For the first time the motto wear legend stunt team from Moscow with Marat Kankadze (Husgvarna SM511R), Yury Verkhovnikov (Kawasaki ZX6R) and Valery Kulesha (Suzuki LT450R) enter at INTERMOT.
Herman Jolink demonstrates on his Ducati, what it means to cover the quarter mile in 8.45 seconds back. Marko Simeonov, Pawerl Trzaska and Alex Ramien with his son Luke are also hitting the gas properly in the Globe of Speed.The multiple German, Dutch, French and European champion Hans Werner Bauss shows with support from his wife Christiane, how a spectacular motorcycle with a sidecar can be moved in difficult terrain.
Action to be amazed and participate
On a large activity area, the Institute for Motorcycle Safety eV (ifz) constitute the subject of safety in spectacular fashion. Motorcycle stunts, where the driving laws of physics no longer apply, and car-motorcycle-driving demonstrations in comparison inspire and allow visitors to simultaneously think about their driving behaviour.
Driving fun live - the test parcours
Loyal visitors of the INTERMOT know and love them: The test parcours. Here's to every motorcycle fan something, from small to big, from the speed junky to the newcomer.
At an almost 1 km track including slope of the LEV / Electrical course, skeptics can be convinced by the electric mobility and friends of alternative drives can test the latest models. Classic motorized machines are being offered at the big test parcours. Holders of a valid driving license can test the current one to six-cylinder bikes and maybe practice before the ADAC biker Cup. Here dexterity and sensitivity is required for the machine when it comes to overcoming the obstacle course without error. The main winner will get a Ducati Monster 696 and among all participants are other attractive prizes awarded. Lively driving fun on four wheels offers of the Quad track on which interested parties can also try out without a valid motorcycle license. Even without a license, however only on two wheels, the test track for beginners and those returning can be tested. Here scooters, choppers and street bikes of 50 and 125 cc are available. Those who are drawn into the distance, will feel at the travel enduro track their first taste of adventure. In the discerning on- and offroad-parcours the big travel machines with knobby tires can be tested. Besides to the big ones also the little ones come into play of course at the INTERMOT: In the Kids-Mini-course the young visitors on mini-bikes, mini-quads and children's bicycles can test their sporting ambitions under supervision.
Indoor activity areas in Hall 5
In the indoor section the kids can show of in the young action area which driver talent is in them. The road patrol support the road safety education of the young visitors again with a parcours- and exercise park. Away from the parcours the INTERMOT nursery offer 2014 also a playing, painting and a rave around service while their parents attend the fair. Right next to the INTERMOT nursery, the, motorcycle worlds' impressively presented on photo motifs. The call to participate with their pictures on this subject in the photo contest, amateur and professional photographers from all over Europe are followed again. The Hall 5.2 stands with the INTERMOT e-motion totally in view of the electric mobility. At the e-bike wheel club stage professional supporting programme highlights the subject from A like propulsion engines to Z as future prospects. The experts of the partner BVA publishing house will answer all questions on the subject of e-bike.
Special shows and theme areas in Hall 10
2014 is a big year for the INTERMOT Köln. Under the motto '50 years motorcycle fair in Cologne' it celebrates a golden anniversary with an exciting story. Even before the fair, the organiser have called up to be part of this story.with their own stories, photos and videos about the passion of motorcycling. 50 of these contributions have been selected and are presented at the INTERMOT to the public in a special exhibition.
At the special show area sports, conducted by the journal 'PS', visitors can expect a sports motorcycle exhibition with motorcycles from the tuning and racing scene. DT Bike Promotion presents an active area to the motor racing theme and a supporting programme with currently active Cup drivers who will report on their experiences.
A bit of adventure and a hint of faraway lands blows on the other hand on the special show area touring with discussions and presentations of motorcycle travellers. The big tourers will be exhibited here and can be admired by globetrotters and those who want to be one.
Central show stage
The central stage will on all days light up all segments of the wide two-wheeled world. The moderator who leads 2014 the program for the second time will be Ilka Groenewold. The East Frisian represented successfully in the past the sport of running, but is with a motorcycle license and the heart a true biker.
The mega event of the customizing scene, the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building, present itself for the first time in 2014 on the INTERMOT Köln. The world title is traditionally awarded in the FreeStyle Class - all modifications are accepted here, next to this the customizing specialists show in the four other classes Retro / Modified, Modified Harley-Davidson, Performance and Cafe Racer, what's in their machines.
Customizing live is also offered at the Ace Cafe London. Here, among other, are motorcycles rebuilt and individualized daily on a glass bench in front of an audience according to the wishes of their owners.
From 50 years of motorcycle history the readers of the magazine 'MOTORRAD' could choose their favourites. The ten winning machines of the selection are presented in the MOTORRAD dream bike exhibition in Hall 8 at the stand of MOTORRAD. Besides interesting programme points are offered on a stage. Holger Aue, the man behind the MOTORRAD Comics will give signing sessions.
The INTERMOT Köln is open from 1 to 5 October 2014 daily from 09:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. and on 3 October from 09:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m. On 1 October, for the first time a trade visitor day is held. This is "reserved" for trade visitors and importers. Private visitors will receive at this day with a special ticket special admission conditions. The ticket quota for this is limited. On the trade visitor day no active outdoor program takes place.
INTERMOT Cologne – October 1 to 5, 2014
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