Wheels of Steel

Motorcycle Ride In Event

4th September 2016

Fire JumpDorset's Finest Ride In Event!

For the second time The Tank Museum is hosting the Wheels of Steel ride in event, to end off the season. This fundraising ride in provides a great social atmosphere with proceeds going to The Tank Museum and other local charities.

Tigers Children Motorcycle Display Team
We will also be having a childrens motorcycle display team at the Museum producing exciting displays for you to watch and enjoy! The performance will last approximately 45 minutes. Please click here to find out more about the display team. 

  • Trade Stands, Exhibitors and Classic Bikes
  • Catering Facilities
  • Tanks in Action Display
  • Close to Dorset's stunning 95 mile stretch of Jurassic Coastline
  • Live Entertainment

Tanks in Action
Our last Tanks in Action Display of the summer holidaysFM1 will take place in our Kuwait Arena with life like explosions, thundering engines and expert commentary. Not to be missed!

The Flying Millyard

The Flying Millyard, an impressive hand built motorcycle, will also be in attendance at Wheels of Steel for visitors to take a look at.

Can Am 7 smallCan-Am Car Club
We will also be having the Can-Am Car Club in attendance for the event, they are a car club for all American & Canadian vehicles. The club includes a good mix of cars - from the old to the nearly new, such as; a real police car, a car that was featured in the Breaking Bad series and also a limited edition Chevy "Bumblebee" from the Transformers movie 'Dark of the Moon'.  

Riders should expect to pay £2 on the day to park their bike in the Museum's car park.
The option to purchase a ride in and discounted Museum entry ticket on this day is available for £11.

The ride in will take place between 9am - 4pm and the Museum will be open as usual 10am - 5pm. 
Please note that the last bike admission to the ride in will be at 3.30pm. 

Riders can benefit from a discounted entry rate of £11 to the Museum on this day, which gives them access to the whole site, Tanks in Action Display and also the Vehicle Conservation Centre. However, this will not include an Annual Pass. If you wish to purchase the Annual Pass you will need to pay the normal admission fee of £13. The ride-in only will cost £2.

Bikes are left at their owners risk and we advise that riders bring sufficient stands or pucks for parking on grass. 

If you are interested in trading with us at this event or getting involved in the Classic Bikes and Vehicles Display then please contact Brianna Ryder-Maki at Eventscoordinator@tankmuseum.org or 01929405096 extension 211. 

Classics Area
Please note that pre-registration for this area at Wheels of Steel 2016 is now full. Classic bike arrivals on the day will be accommodated where possible, but may have to park with modern bikes and vehicles if we are at capacity and will be subject to the standard event charges.  
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.