Following the successful introduction of the 'Women in Motorcycling' sessions  at the Sydney Motorcycle Show in 2017 the series will continue to grow, with special sessions confirmed as part Moto Expo presented by Shannons Insurance at Melbourne Showgrounds this weekend (23-25 November).

The sessions, will celebrate women in motorcycling with a series of informative presentations and features. Motodoll and avid rider Jacinta Siracusa will host the presentations on the Shannons Superstage on Saturday 24 November.

The 'Women in Motorcycling' presentations will include information for women looking to explore the world of motorcycles as well as interviews with female motorcyclists including Girl Rider Gear founder Yvonne Barker, renowned helmet and tank artist Nina Mhlc and Kayla Wilson from Melbourne's all female riders group. 

Siracusa, who has worked within the motorcycling industry for over 10 years said she is looking forward to introducing more women to motorcycling.

 "The women in Motorcycling sessions in Melbourne will be fresh and not to be missed,." she said. "They'll be aimed at females who are considering getting their licence, have been riding a short time or have been owning the streets on their bike for years. We'll have something for everyone!

"There are so many amazingly talented she bosses and rad blokes out there having a good go and bringing quality products and services to the Melbourne/Aussie moto scene targeted specifically at women. 

"I'm excited to be able to bring them into the spotlight through these sessions so that they can share their story and passion with their target audience on a personal level," Siracusa added.

Hundreds of new motorcycles will be on display throughout 20,000 sqm of exhibition space including a massive range of motorcycles suitable for women.  A large range of LAMS approved motorcycles for new riders will also be on display with experts on hand to discuss the best options suited to each individual's needs. 

Moto Expo will also showcase women's lifestyle clothing, motorcycle gear, and accessories.

Over 20,000 visitors are expected to attend the bi-annual event which also includes Crumpy's City Slide presented by Royal Enfield, a signature flat track event of three-time Speedway World Champion Jason Crump and the Baylisstic Scramble Teams Challenge.

Crumpy's City Slide gives licenced motorcycle riders the opportunity to put their machines to the test on a purpose-built gravel flat track in the heart of the city, the event is not a race, it is a social activity for bikes of all shapes and is limited to just 200 participants.

Bringing flat track racing to the city, the Baylisstic Scramble Teams Challenge presented by KTM will consist of four teams of five racers hailing from disciplines including road racing, motocross, dirt-track and speedway.

Entry to watch Crumpy's City Slide and the Baylisstic Scramble Teams Challenge is included as part of all general admission tickets.

Event-goers are also invited to enjoy the City Slide bands and entertainment featuring the talented and award winning Shaun Kirk and dynamic power blues band The Ugly Kings in the City Slide pavilion on Saturday between 6.00pm - 9.00pm. Entry is $5 and includes a ticket in the draw to win a Royal Enfield 350 Classic motorcycle.

Showcasing the latest motorcycles, scooters, ATV'S, side-by-sides and much more the 2018 Moto Expo will also give visitors the opportunity to engage with industry experts, test ride a range of both adults and children's motorcycles as well as be entertained by a full program of demonstrations, stunts, and special features.

For media wishing to attend the event please complete the form linked in Related Documents in the right column or contact Martine Cousins to have one emailed.

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