The exhibition brings together 85 exhibitors and 300 brands represented about 30,000 m2 of exhibition
With Motoh! Fira Barcelona regains its commitment to the sector of the two wheels, with a wide range to find variety of models at the best prices, discover the latest and enjoy many activities in the world of the bike.
“The passion for motorcycles is deeply rooted in Barcelona and Catalunya, both the fans and the industry and we can say that the complicity of both the brands and the institutions of the sector confirm the success we recover an event like Motoh! Barcelona “has said Jordi Freixas, codirector of the show.
“Our goal is to bring together the best brands so that visitors can find the latest models and developments and organize a program of activities with which all fans of motorcycles to enjoy in every way” said Jordi Bracons, co-director of the event.
The lounge, jointly organized by Fira de Barcelona and Kando I vents, is intended to both public and professionals, will have an annual basis, and aims to provide a comprehensive view of the two-wheel industry gathering in the same event areas dedicated to motorcycles including scooters, mopeds and vehicles but also all road- aftermarket (accessories and clothing) for motorcycle and rider, as well as financial and Cetelem, and insurance among other services.
Visitors will discover the major developments both motorcycles and accessories.
Among the models that can be seen for the first time in Spain include the Aprilia RSV4 RF, the Cf Moto 400NK, the Goes G 125GT, the new ranges of Honda RC213V-S and Africa Twin Adventure Sports, the Indian Springfield and Scout Sixty, the KTM 1290 Super Duke GT, the Piaggio Medley 125, the pitbike Voca Hawk 160 Pro, the Polaris Slingshot and RZR Turbo, the Scrambler 800 Flat Track, the Sym Symphony ST 125, the Triumph Thruxton 1200R, the Victory Octane, the Volta BCN and Yamaha MT 10.
A sector on the rise
The Hall has the support of Anesdor (National Association of Sector Two Wheels) the main industry association grouping 29 companies in the motorcycle industry representing 90% of the Spanish market and sold more than 47 brands.
For the secretary general of Anesdor, José María Riaño, the new salon comes at “a very positive time for the sector: motorcycle registrations have grown by around 16% in our country in the first quarter of 2016, with almost 28,500 units enrolled.
These data demonstrate the continuity of the recovery in the sector, based on the commercial effort marks and signs of improvement in the economy. ” Riaño added that “good market behavior contributes to the event, as Motoh !, and the undisputed brand support these fairs”.
Activities for all
The living room has prepared a program of activities for visitors structured into four main areas: Motoh! Academy, with training spaces and road safety practices; A vehicle test area where tours start with different models of motorcycles outside the own enclosure of the room; a space dedicated to sustainable mobility; and a final area of exhibits and demonstrations by professional pilots.
The Motoh area! Academy, promoted by the Catalan Traffic Service, will focus on training and practice of road safety. For free, visitors can participate in workshops designed to promote safer mobility habits and actively promote the practice of road safety.
After these, and depending on the level of driving participants may engage in initiation or skill in a closed circuit, and always under the guidance and control of specialized monitors. In the test area, may drive some of the new models in the hall outside the enclosure itself.
Visitors who have the corresponding card can test different models of brands such as Benelli, BMW, Harley Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha in real traffic conditions on routes outside the site of Motoh! Barcelona and the streets of the city.
It will be a special emphasis on electrical modalities of two-wheelers as leading exponents of the new models of sustainable urban mobility in the space dedicated to sustainable mobility.
In this case, visitors will have a first contact with both the Volta bikes and E-Leaf brands such as electric bicycles and the Klaxon Wings signatures.
The last of the spaces will host demonstrations activities where professional drivers show their skills in specially prepared circuits. The modalities present in the exhibition program activities include the trial, the stunt and a video game area.
“Moteras” women and personalization
The program of activities Motoh! Barcelona also includes areas for specific groups of fans. The first of these is aimed at women, each more numerous day, he understands the bike differently, and who, despite the efforts of manufacturers, is still struggling to find easily specific products and services tailored to their needs as clothing and specific information complementes or competitions. On the other hand, the show will also dedicate a specific space custom or practice of customizing motorcycles.
This trend works both the aesthetics and ergonomics of vehicles has gained currency in recent years. The show will present some models worked by Barcelona workshops and dealers who include twenty Harley-Davidson custom.
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