2023 Dates for your Diary


2023 Blade Motorcycles Events



LiveWire S2 Del MAr Demo Tour

Location: Cheltenham Harley-Davidson
Tuesday 28th November - Saturday 2nd December
The new LiveWire S2 Del Mar is coming. Join us at this exclusive preview tour and experience a new form of speed and agility.

Late-Night Christmas Shopping Evening

Location: All Blade Motorcycles Retailers
Thursday 30th November - until 8pm
Enjoy exclusive offers on clothing and gifts with mince pies, mulled wine and festive cheer!

Harleyween Bike Night Fright Night

Location: Cheltenham and Oxford Harley-Davidson
Tuesday 31st October. 5pm - 8pm

Mark your calendars because Harleyween is creeping closer, and we've got some spine-tingling plans and exclusive one-night only deals in store for you that can’t be missed.

Jake Spicer Toy Run

Location: Oxford Harley-Davidson
Sunday 17th September
It's time for the Oxford UK Chapter's annual Jake Spicer Charity Toy Run! If you'd like to take part, gather at the Dealership, ready to depart at 11am to the John Radcliffe Hospital.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Location: All Blade Motorcycles Retailers
Friday 22nd September
Join us for some coffee and cake as we raise money to support Macmillan's vital work. 

Harley-Davidson Open House

Location: Cheltenham & Oxford Harley-Davidson
Saturday 23rd September. 10am - 4pm
Join us at our Open House event to celebrate another unforgettable riding season. 

Triumph On Tour

Location: Triumph Swindon
Saturday 29th July

This is your chance to have the perfect test ride experience.

Ride out to The Classic Motor Hub, Bibury

Location: Blade Honda Stratford & Triumph Stratford
Wednesday 19th July. 5:30pm meet at dealership

Ride with us to The Classic Motor Hub for their popular Sundown Motor Hub Ride-In


Ride out to Weston Bike Night

Location: Cheltenham Harley-Davidson
Thursday 20th July. 5:30pm meet at dealership

Join us as we ride out to Weston Bike Night

Honda Ride Free

Location: Blade Honda Swindon
Sunday 16th July. 10am – 4pm

Take to two wheels on a Honda motorcycle under the guidance of a Honda Approved Motorcycle Training Instructor at the Honda Ride Free Event

Honda Ride Free

Location: Blade Honda Stratford
Sunday 9th July. 10am – 4pm

Take to two wheels on a Honda motorcycle under the guidance of a Honda Approved Motorcycle Training Instructor at the Honda Ride Free Event

Independence Day Celebrations

Location: Cheltenham Harley-Davidson
Tuesday 2nd July. 10 - 4pm
Location: Oxford Harley-Davidson
Thursday 4th July. 6pm - 8pm

Come and celebrate all things Harley-Davidson with us at our Independence Day extravaganza

Ride out to Cassington Bike Night

Location: Blade Motorcycles Swindon 
Monday 26th June. Depart 5:30pm

Join us as we ride out to what has become one of the biggest bike nights of the year, Cassington Bike Night

Triumph Cheltenham Ton-Up Bike Night

Location: Triumph Cheltenham 
Thursday 22th June. 5:30pm – 8pm

Relive the Café Racer scene and celebrate the Ton-Up era with us at our themed bike night!

Ride out to Evesham Bike Night at The Valkyrie Bar

Location: Honda & Triumph Stratford Upon Avon
Tuesday 13th June. 6pm

Fancy a fun evening ride out to the local Evesham bike night? Come with us!


Exhilarating Ride Out to the Bug & Spider Calne

Location: Blade Motorcycles, Swindon
Sunday 11th June. 9am – 12:30pm

Prepare yourself for some breath-taking scenery, camaraderie, and delicious food at this iconic biker-friendly establishment.


Ride out to Caffeine and Machine

Location: Cheltenham Harley-Davidson
Sunday 11th June. 9am – 2pm

Join us for a fun Sunday ride out to Caffeine and Machine

Ride out to Army Flying Museum Middle Wallop

Location: Blade Motorcycles, Abingdon
Sunday 4th June. 9am – 12:30pm

Discover the story of British Army Flying as we ride out to the Army Flying Museum, Middle Wallop


Ride out to Baffle Haus

Location: Cheltenham Harley-Davidson
Sunday 28th May. 9am

Join us for an exhilarating ride-out on our Harley-Davidsons from the Cheltenham dealership to Baffle Haus on Sunday, 28th May. We guarantee it'll be an experience you'll never forget.
To ensure that we have enough support and refreshments for everyone, please let us know in advance if you're planning to join us.

Classic Isle of Man TT screening

Location: Blade Motorcycles Stratford
Wednesday 24th May. 6pm

Join us at Triumph and Honda Stratford-upon-Avon and get excited for the 2023 IOMTT by reliving some of the best races from TT history with us!

The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride 2023

Location: Blade Triumph - All Locations
Sunday 21st May

Join hundreds of thousands of dapper gentlefolk riding stunning motorcycles on the same day around the world for men's health. The goal for 2023 is to raise awareness for prostate cancer research and men’s mental health on behalf of charity partner, Movember.
NOTE: Triumph Stratford and Triumph Swindon will be co-hosting ride-outs with the Evesham DGR and Cirencester DGR respectively.

Ride out to The Old Prison Northleach

Location: Blade Motorcycles Abingdon
Sunday 21st May. 9am – 12:30pm

Join us for a unique ride out to the Historic Old Prison at Northleach for a pitstop at the cafe and a chance to meet some likeminded individuals.
Starting at 9am for a quick coffee at the dealership before we venture out on a 30mile trip through the countryside.
This is a good excuse to get your bike out on a Sunday morning.
Limited spaces available. Booking required

Breakfast meet-up

Location: Blade Motorcycles Swindon
Sunday 21st May – 9am – 12:30pm  

If you're in the Swindon area and looking for a fun way to spend a Sunday morning, the Blade Motorcycles Swindon Breakfast Meet-up might be just the thing for you.
Not only will you get to enjoy a delicious bacon roll, but you'll also have the opportunity to connect with other riders and check out the latest offerings from Blade Honda. Whether you're in the market for a new bike or just looking to admire some beautiful machines, this meet-up is sure to be a great time.

Yamaha LIVE event

Location: Blade Yamaha Swindon
Friday 19th - Sunday 21st May

We are delighted to invite you and your friends to join us at Blade Yamaha Swindon for the action-packed Yamaha LIVE event that takes place on Friday 19th, Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May 2023.
This year Yamaha Live celebrates the anniversaries of numerous trailblazing models, such as: MT-09, R1 & Tenere, each enjoying their 10th, 25th and 40th birthdays respectively.
Test ride on one of the new 2023 motorcycles and receive a special edition Yamaha anniversary t-shirt* and enjoy the special promotions across the Yamaha Live anniversary weekend. Plus, there’s a chance to win a brand-new XSR900!
*Subject to availability

An Open Evening with a difference with special guest talk from Mental Health Motorbike

Location: Cheltenham Harley-Davidson
Wednesday 17th May. 6-8pm

Join us at Cheltenham Harley-Davidson, Kick-back with a like-minded biking community for a relaxed social evening including food and refreshments, and enjoy a talk by leading national charity, Mental Health Motorbike

Ride out to Caffeine and Machine

Location: Blade Honda Abingdon & Ducati Oxford
Tuesday 18th July. 5:30pm meet at dealership

Join us for a ride out to Caffeine and Machine


Meet the Warwickshire BikeSafe & Biker Down Team

Location: Blade Motorcycles Stratford
Saturday 13th May. 9:30am – 3pm

We are proud to be hosting the Warwickshire BikeSafe and Biker Down teams at our Stratford site next weekend. The teams will be displaying some of the Police Bikes, offering Free Road Safety Advice and the opportunity for you to participate in a free mini-assessed ride with a Police Advanced Rider.
Pop down to see us & them for a chat. With coffee and cake, you can learn how you and your fellow riders can be safer on the roads.


Custom Paint Bike Night

Location: Oxford Harley-Davidson
Thursday 11th May. 5:30-8pm

We don't need an excuse to invite our customers down for a chat & coffee but we thought we would do something different this month by hosting a Custom Paint Bike Night.
We know how much our customers love to personalise their rides, creating awesome unique designs. So now's your chance to ride down and show them off!
Plus you could be in with the chance of winning some motorcycle goodies with our 'Custom Bike of the Night Competition'


Back to the 80s Themed Bike Night

Location: Blade Honda Abingdon
Thursday 11th May. 5:30-8pm

Are you old enough to remember the 80's? Or do you own a great classic from that iconic era? If so we've got just the night for you. Get your 80's fix and ride your dream machine down to Blade Honda Abingdon for a evening of nostalgia, iconic music and motorcycles.
So if you own an 80's motorcycle, we'd love to see it! If you don't then come down anyway to see some classics and have a coffee and chat!
Prizes available for the best dressed biker and best 80's motorcycle.


Best of British Bike Night

Location: Triumph Cheltenham
Thursday 11th May. 5:30-8pm
We British do some things brilliantly: Fish & Chips, Royal Celebrations, Queuing and building great motorcycles!
So, this month we thought we would have a little fun and host a Best Of British Bike Night! You're invited down to join us, where you can show off your pride and joy, chat with fellow bikes and enjoy some complementary refreshments.
We would love to see as many of our customers as possible - register your interest and let us know if you will be joining us for some good old Great British fun!


We Ride As One - Ride out with Ducati Oxford

Saturday 6th May. 10am

Join us for a ride out to Loomies Moto Cafe on Saturday 6th May for a celebration of everything Ducati as part of their International We Ride As One day. Meet at the dealership at 10am for a photo, setting off for Loomies around 10:30am with coffee and bacon roll waiting for those who arrive by 12:30.

What's more, as a special thank you for attending, there will be an exclusive surprise waiting for you on arrival!  

Spaces are limited. T&C’s - By registering your attendance for this ride out you confirm that you agree that Blade Motorcycles accepts no liability for your actions, and that you are confirming that as you are riding your own motorcycle it is fully road legal, insured and that you are riding at your own risk.

Celebrate the 120th Anniversary of Harley-Davidson®

Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th April*.

Join us as we celebrate 120 Years of the most iconic motorcycle brand. Set to be a fantastic event, with food, refreshments and test rides**, it's time to make a date with history!

*Oxford Harley-Davidson will not be open on Sunday 30th April 

**Limited test rides available on specific days only. Booking required.

KTM Showroom Launch

Sunday 16th April 10am to 4pm

Join us as we launch our brand new KTM Showroom downstairs at Blade Motorcycles Swindon.

This is an exciting chance to discover the brand new 2023 models and take one on a test ride.

Test-ride event

Sunday 16th April 10am to 4pm

Experience the new 2023 motorcycle models in the metal for yourself at our Test-Ride Day on Sunday 16th April between 10am and 4pm.

With new models from Ducati, Honda, KTM, Suzuki, Triumph and Yamaha, there’s something for everyone
T&Cs – Booking mandatory. Driving licence required. Must be aged 25 and over.

(Please Note this event is not at our Harley-Davidson® retailers)


Wednesday 5th April from 5pm to 7pm

Get your questions answered by our expert Technicians at our Tech Talk at all Blade Showrooms on Wednesday 5th April, 5pm – 7pm!

Our Tech Talk is the perfect time for you to ask questions about your bikes its maintanence and best practise. Whether you ride everyday on the daily commute or just for pleasure the good weather, our technicians can answer all your questions and give great advice on caring for your machine.


Friday 24th & Saturday 26th March from 10am to 4pm

Start the season with us!

It’s time to blow the cobwebs off and start your riding season off right with us at Blade Motorcycles!
Join us for our Season Opener Event on Friday 24th & Saturday 26th March from 10am to 4pm at your local Blade retailer.


Friday 24th & Saturday 26th March from 10am to 4pm

Start the season with us!

British Summer Time is officially on its way and there’s no better time to grip, twist, and ride into longer days and brighter nights. Ready to see, feel and hear 120 years of Harley-Davidson® innovation and history? Be the first to test ride the MY23 Harley-Davidson® motorcycles and get involved with what’s going on at Cheltenham and Oxford​ Harley-Davidson on March 24th & 25th.

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