WHAT: Europe’s best looking dirt track race bikes and inappropriate road bikes on a challenging snow and ice race track, kindly supported by Pirelli.
For this, the first Snow Quake, competitors are being invited from all over Europe to race their custom bikes on the ice.
Spectating is free.
WHERE: Ice Rosa Ring, high in the Italian Alps. http://www.icerosaring.it/
WHEN: 10:00 – 15:00, Thursday 21 January, 2016
AFTER PARTY: At the Deus Portal of Possibilities, Vi Thaon di Revel, Milan on 20:00 on Thursday night.
Bikes: Flat track, vintage scrambler or enduro; inappropriate road only.
Modern motocross, DTX or Enduro are not allowed.
Tyres: Studded, not spiked. Buy specialist tyres or see Sideburn blog in next day or so for how to make your own tyres.
Long mudguards front and rear.
Brakes: There will be classes for bikes fitted with front and rear brakes or rear brake only. Classes for race bikes or inappropriate road bikes.
Make a road trip of it
The excellent Motor Bike Expo takes place in Verona, starting the next day, Friday 22 January, until the Sunday.
The show has a huge custom area, the biggest of any European show, plus massive racing area and all the regular manufacturers and accessories.