Moto Guzzi and Aprilia take part in all the most important motorcycle events in legendary locations for motorcycle fans, offering the community an opportunity to enjoy a unique experience, view the latest new 2018 Moto Guzzi and Aprilia models, get into the saddle and try them out on the road, choose the best gadgets and clothing from the brand’s range including high-tech motorcycling apparel, and get involved in the activities planned for the community of owners and fans of the Piaggio Group’s two motorcycle brands.
MOTO GUZZI & THE CLAN. The Moto Guzzi 2018 Moto Tour stopped at the Biker Fest in Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) May 11 through 13, at The Reunion in Monza (Italy) on May 19 and 20, and at Wheels and Waves in Biarritz, on France’s Atlantic coast, June 14 through 17. And now, the Stelvio International Bike Rally, June 29 to July 1. Fans of Italian motorcycles will have an opportunity to ride bikes in the special Moto Guzzi V7 III series – from the Stone, the Racer and the Special to the new Carbon, Milano and Rough versions – and a custom medium-power V9 bike available in two versions, Bobber and Roamer.
Participants can register for a test ride on-site at the Moto Guzzi area during the event, subject to availability. Testers with a driver’s licence and suitable riding gear will find gloves and helmets on site if they don’t have their own with them. Members of The Clan – the community of Moto Guzzi fans – will be offered access to special services and activities such as free driving lessons, helmet customisation and exclusive gadgets.
APRILIA & #BEARACERCLUB. The Aprilia 2018 Moto Tour began in Rome in March, went on to the Biker Fest in Lignano Sabbiadoro (Italy) in May, and will be at the Stelvio International Bike Rally June 29 through July 1.
All the advanced technology and breath-taking performance of Aprilia’s sporty bikes will be at the Stelvio rally, with special events demonstrating riders’ skill and passion, particularly appropriate for appreciating the quality of Aprilia’s proposals. Aprilia puts all its sportiness and advanced technology on the road with a high-performing Tuono V4 1100, in the RR and Factory versions. The Noale V4, the world’s most extraordinary naked sports bike, will be available alongside the renowned 900 cc Dorsoduro and Shiver two-cylinder bikes.
To book a test ride, all you need do is turn up at the Aprilia stand and register, subject to availability. Testers with a driver’s licence and suitable riding gear will find gloves and helmets on site if they don’t have their own with them.
Members of the #bearacer club for Aprilia fans will be offered access to special services and activities such as free driving lessons, helmet customisation and exclusive gadgets.
INFO ON THE 42th STELVIO INTERNATIONAL RALLY. An essential event for sporty, nature-loving bikers, a motorcycle rally on the road up to the famous Alpine pass, one of the most popular destinations for motorcyclists and other travellers too.
MOTORCYCLE RIDES TROUGH THE ALPINE PASSES.
As always, the rally will include plenty of special events, tests drive, music and contests, for lots and lots of fun!
ROCK BAND AND DJ SET IN SONDALO ON SATURDAY 30 JUNE.
The 42nd Stelvio International Metzeler Motorcycle Rally has historically taken place on the first weekend in July, and this year the dates fall on June 28-30 and July 1, 2018 in Sondalo, Stelvio Pass. The rally kicks off on June 28 with dinner at the Hotel Pirovano at Stelvio Pass; on June 29-30 and July 1 the meeting point and event venue will as usual be in Sondalo, at at the Multi-purpose Sports Centre located at Via Verdi 2.
THE FAMOUS STELVIO PASS ROAD, WITH MANY SPECTACULARES CURVES.
The rally will be held whatever the weather, according to the regulations of the Italian Motorcycling Federation. The rally will be a trial in the 2018 Italian Tourism Championship and an official FIM event. The rally is open to bikes of all kinds.