Northern Ireland

Planning a biker holiday or just from around the area? Well Northern Ireland has it all for motorcyclists. With easy access via ferry from the UK, or cheap flights from local airports with the option of motorcycle hire – you can’t go wrong. You’ll be mesmerised when you take a ride down the Causeway Costal Route, rated one of the world’s top road journeys, with its unrivalled scenery surrounding with iconic attractions.

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Rideouts & Clubs

Nothing says motorbike like being part of a really cool motorcycle club. Check out all your local MCC associations. Pop along and say hello, they are a friendly bunch. Belfast Flyers MCC welcomes all types of bikers, with regular runs, social nights and weekend breaks away. Every Sunday during the summer months, Belfast Flyers MCC host a regular ride out. They aim to cater to what every biker needs.
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The roads of Northern Ireland are a dream for bikers. With some fantastic sights to be seen, and roads to be ridden with fury, why not try the A20 Newtonards to Portaferry. You’ll be racing against the coast of Northern Ireland tackling some great corners and smooth straights. Be careful as visibility isn’t always great with the sea air, but the route leaves a lot to be desired.
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Biker Friendly

Start with a bang and check out Joey’s Bar, based in Ballymoney. The bar is dedicated to the very own legendary Joey Dunlop. You’ll be surrounded by memorabilia of the great biker, and you’ll be sure to meet loads of fans from all over Ireland and further afield. Not your thing? Try out Thunder Road, based in Fleet Street. Thunder Road is completely dedicated to bikes and bikers, with a real Harley-Davidson hanging up behind the bar!
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Biker Cafes

There are plenty of cafes around Northern Ireland that are worth a ride too. Here are some of our favourite picks; pop along to The Blue Light pub, a famous meeting point for bikers which holds regular bike nights with a buzzing atmosphere tucked away in the Dublin Mountains. There’s always the Fibbers Rock Bar, a live music venue for bikers. The walls are covered in rock memorabilia and stylish décor, great way to meet bikers and enjoy fantastic live music.
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If you’re in desperate need of parts, or are looking for a new motorbike then have a look at these shops. Phillip McCallen Motorcycles, based in Lisburn, does everything from bikes to clothing and accessories. You will always be up-to-date with the latest motor biking trends.
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You could always book yourself a day at Kirkistown Track, you can have the full experience of the thrill of riding your motorcycle round Northern Ireland’s premier race circuit - you’ll end the day feeling the like next Guy Martin. There’s plenty of things to do for the whole family around the race track, a fantastic experience whether or not you’re bike mad.
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