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Bikers get chance to go eco-friendly on electric motorcycles

PUBLISHED: 13:55 02 May 2019

English Electric Motor Co, based at Redgrave near Diss, will be at the Beer, Bikes and Bands event at the Burston Crown. Picture: EEMC

English Electric Motor Co, based at Redgrave near Diss, will be at the Beer, Bikes and Bands event at the Burston Crown. Picture: EEMC

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A charity event that usually throbs to the throaty roar of hundreds of bikers will welcome a very different sound when electric powered motorbikes glide in.

Electric motorcycle company English Electric Motor Co, based at Redgrave near Diss, will display their bikes and give riders a chance to take one out for a spin, at the Beer, Bikes and Bands event at the Burston Crown on Sunday, May 5.

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The popular event, which last year attracted more than 420 bikes and 1,200 people, is a mix of biker gathering, live music and charity auction in aid of mental health support work for young people from Diss and the surrounding area

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Alec Sharp, founder of the all-electric motorcycle dealership, said: “Bikes are environmentally friendly, and our demonstrations of electric bikes educate the public to the benefits of an even more environmentally friendly and cost effective approach to travel.

“We are delighted to support Beer, Bikes and Bands, a brilliant event at a brilliant pub raising so much money for kids in need in our local area.”


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