Bike4Life Ride Out and Festival 2016 attracted a record 12,000 motorcyclists on Sunday (8th May 2016), which raised £63,500 for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.
Over 6,000 motor bikers took part in the 23 mile Ride Out from Meole Brace in Shrewsbury.
The riders and pillions were led by motorcycle and truck racing legend, Steve Parrish, adventure motorcyclist and author, Nick Sanders, ITV4 Motorbike Show’s Henry Cole, the Emergency Bikers, Mark Hayes (Flymo) and Steve Forrest, and Midlands Air Ambulance Charity’s chief executive, Hanna Sebright.
On arrival at the Bike4Life Festival, which is supported by the Safer Roads Partnership, at RAF Cosford, the bikers and visitors were entertained by live bands, Black Tower, Hollowstar, Mallen and The Wholls, as well as the Festival’s headliners, Toseland, with frontman, James Toseland the former Superbike World Champion.
Motorbike manufacturers including Triumph, BMW Motorrad and Honda also drew in the crowds, as did a magnificent fly over of two Spitfire aircraft.