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Ace Café North America 2011 Reunion Tour Set

Ace Cafe Reunion 2010 

For 17 years, the Ace Café London Reunion has been a key date on the global motorcycle calendar. Now a new event for fans in North America has been added. The “Reunion Tour” will give a group of 20 American motorcycle enthusiasts the opportunity to visit one of the most iconic biker hangouts in the world, participate in a number of exclusive events, and ride in the legendary London-to-Brighton motorcycle run that has been a British cycle tradition for over 100 years. 

“We’re thrilled to add another attraction to what some have called the world’s coolest motorcycle event,” said Mark Wilsmore, who re-opened the original Ace Café London in 2001 and began the annual Reunion in 1994.  “The Ace is about enthusiasts getting together and having a good time.  Participants in the new Reunion Tour will definitely be part of something they’ll never forget.” 

The inaugural Ace Café Reunion Tour takes place September 9-15, 2011.  After arrival in London, tour participants will take a motorcycle ride through the city to historic Trafalgar Square on Saturday, September 10th, returning to the Ace Café for the Reunion Party celebration that includes food, live music, contests and exhibits.  On Sunday morning those on the Reunion Tour will take part in the classic “Brighton Burn Up” and ride with the Rockers from the Ace Café to scenic, seaside Brighton Beach. 

 Brighton Beach 2008 
The scene at Brighton Beach: Sun, sand and lots and lots of motorcycles. 

Other Ace Café Reunion Tour activities include visits to the National Transport Museum (Beaulieu), Sammy Miller Museum, Winchester Cathedral, Stonehenge, Morgan Motor Car factory, National Motorcycle Museum (Birmingham), and medieval Warwick Castle, before returning to London for a private dinner and guest speaker. Cost for the tour is estimated at $4485. per person and will include motorcycle rental, hotels, breakfasts, lunches & dinners, support luggage vehicle, commemorative garment, maps and UK guide. There will be a tour extension option to attend 3 days at the Goodwood Revival over the September 16-18 weekend. For more details on the Ace Café Reunion Tour contact Mark McKee at 

The Ace Café Reunion Tour is part of the launch of Ace Café North America, which is bringing the Ace Café experience to the United States.  Final negotiations are underway to create their signature restaurant and motorsports gathering venue in Tacoma, Washington as part of the new LeMay – America’s Car Museum campus.   The LeMay Campus will be one of the largest auto museums and motorsports attractions in the world.   

“We are committed to bringing the genuine culture, style and history of the original Ace Café London to the United States,” said Mark McKee, CEO of Ace Café North America.  “Soon motorcycle and car enthusiasts in across America can enjoy the spirit and excitement of the original Ace Café London right here in the great northwest.  The Reunion Tour is just of first of many events and activities in the works.” – From an Ace Café North America press release