News 13 Jan 2012

Gold Coast gears up for Australian Motorcycle Expo next month

The Gold Coast will host the Australian Motorcycle Expo next month.

The Gold Coast will host the Australian Motorcycle Expo next month.

Motorcycle, scooter and PWC enthusiasts have just over a month to wait until the highly-anticipated Australian Motorcycle Expo, presented by QBE, opens at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

From February 17-19 the central Broadbeach venue will be packed to capacity with the latest leisure and commuting craft for the land and water from over 100 manufacturers and industry exhibitors.

Apparel, safety gear, aftermarket parts, memorabilia and media are just a few of the other industry exhibits that will be on display, with event-exclusive specials promised.

Welcomed for its family-friendly atmosphere, the 2012 instalment of the popular exhibition will be no different, with a range of exciting activities, demonstrations and giveaways to keep everyone satisfied.

Australia’s best action sports teams will put on a host of daily demo’s to thrill crowds, who can watch from the surrounding parklands or on a level vantage point from the venue’s open balcony.

The Monster Energy Showtime FMX team is renowned as the best in the business and is eager to put on an explosive show of high-flying antics.

Former Crusty and Nitro Circus riders will throw down freestyle motocross’ biggest and best tricks in a series of daily performances.

Awarded trials rider Jack Field and his Flair Entertainment Trials show will wow crowds with incredible bike control, negotiating a series of obstacles and even performing a back flip from a kicker just 30cm high.

The ever-popular Brown’s Grafix Mini Moto team will bring a light-hearted feel to the festivities with their entertaining display of tricks on 50cc motorcycles – thrills and spills assured!

But the action is not just on land. Australia’s best flat-water freestyle jet ski riders will perform the latest in extreme water entertainment, throwing back flips, barrel rolls and 360’s just metres from the water’s edge.

Celebrated World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss will be on hand to meet with fans, along with a number of other special guests to be announced in the leadup to the event.

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Tickets (available pre-purchase at or at the gate):
Adults: $20 / Seniors: $14 / Children (5-15 years): $14 (Under 5 years free) / Family: (2 adults and 2 children) $48

Opening Hours:
Friday Feb 17: 10am-8pm / Saturday Feb 18: 9am-6pm / Sunday Feb 19: 9am-5pm