More new bike releases confirmed for MOTO EXPO Melbourne

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MOTO EXPO presented by InsureMyRide at Melbourne Showgrounds on November 28-30 is shaping up to be Australia’s biggest motorcycle exhibition, with a record number of new to the market motorcycles confirmed to be revealed to the public and media for the first time at next weekends inaugural event.

Friday’s ‘Media Walk’ is open to the public for the first time and will host reveals from Yamaha, Harley-Davidson, Victory, KTM, Ducati, PSI, Indian, Husqvarna and Urban Moto Imports.

KTM will release three new motorcycles at MOTO EXPO, the KTM RC390, KTM 1050 and 1290 KTM Super Adventure.

The RC390 is a sports bike in its purest form and is suitable for an A2 driving licence. The1050 Adventure is smaller, lighter and has lower fuel consumption than its big brothers and is a supremely competent and well-equipped motorcycle. The final bike in the range the 1290 KTM Super Adventure sets a new benchmark in the travel enduro segment.

MOTO EXPO Event Manager Mark Petersen said it was a great sign for the industry to see so many new models being release to market.

“We have a great variety of styles and brands of bikes being shown for the first time ever in Australia as well as a huge line-up of 2015 bikes, ATV’s and UTV’s that have only just landed in Australia,” Petersen said.

“If you are a motorcycle enthusiast MOTO EXPO is the place to be. For anyone thinking about motorcycles as a new form of transport or enjoyment, experts are on hand to give excellent advise. We also have a range of motorcycle learning courses on hand and a great line up of new LAMS approved motorcycles.”

Visitors to Melbourne’s Moto Expo will be the first in the country to see the all-new Indian Scout with the manufacturer confirming its Australian reveal alongside the all-new Roadmaster.

“We are extremely excited about the return of the legendary Scout, not least because it will be the first truly new Scout in more than seven decades – it is a contemporary yet classic interpretation of one of motorcycling’s most coveted and famous bikes, known for its feats as the ‘world’s fastest Indian’ and on the ‘Wall of Death’,” said Indian Motorcycle Australia Country Manager Peter Harvey.

“The all-new Roadmaster will raise the bar in luxury motorcycle touring with high levels of comfort and convenience alongside features that recall the original bikes from the 1940s and 1950s.”

Consumers will be also be privy to the first showing of the Victory Magnum, which is based on the acclaimed Cross Country with a slammed back end and a 21-inch front cast wheel, the largest standard production bagger wheel available on the market.

Yamaha will kick off Friday’s 10.30am ‘Media Walk’, pulling the covers off the highly anticipated YZF R1 and Tracer.

The Tracer is a touring variant of the triple cylinder MT-09, equipped with a sharp looking cowling as well as a large capacity fuel tank. Benefiting from an adjustable riding position – the Tracer is built to take riders all the way in comfort.

Over 20,000 motorcycle enthusiasts are expected to attend MOTO EXPO Melbourne over the three-days of the event.

Entry into the show also includes access to the Baylisstic Scramble presented by InsureMyRide and Motul and the Australian Motorcycle Finance Head-2-Head EnduroCross presented by Yamaha.

Visitors can expect to see some of Australia’s most successful motorcycle athletes along with entertainment including live street bike stunts, ATV, side by sides (UTV), mini moto, Freestyle Moto X, Trials and more.

FREE undercover motorcycle parking courtesy of InsureMyRide will be available within the showgrounds for all visitors.

Tickets to MOTO EXPO Melbourne are on sale now via www.motoexpo.com.au

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