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The Salon du 2 Roues at the at Eurexpo Lyon, France was a great success, hosting more than 150,000 spectators during its four days from 7th to 10th March. The Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM) was present for the first time with an exhibition space of over 300 m2.

Together with Spirit of Speed, the European Collectors’ Club of historic road racing motorcycles, it had selected over thirty motorcycles that covered the history of the FIM which celebrates 120 years this year from 1904 to the present day.

The stand was packed with spectators during the many moments dedicated to them with the presence of the Champions: the fifteen-time FIM Grand Prix World Champion Giacomo AgostiniJames Toseland, two-time FIM Superbike World Champion, the two-time FIM Supersport World Champion Sebastien CharpentierEugene Laverty, former 250cc, MotoGP, Supersport and WorldSBK rider and multiple FIM Endurance World Champions Greg Black and Etienne Masson. Finally, the French riders who will compete in the FIM Women’s Circuit Racing World Championship which will start in Misano Adriatico (ITA) on 16th June, Emily Bondi and Ornella Ongaro

The Heritage Programme, the FIM Certification for Competition Motorcycles, launched on the 120th anniversary of the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme, aroused great interest. The Certificate issued by the FIM will give collectors the opportunity to obtain the identification plate which will certify the authenticity of the motorcycle, strictly coming from competitions: MotoGP, Superbike, Supersport, Endurance, Formula, Sidecar and Landspeed record.

Owners, collectors and museums will be able to boast the prestigious plaque and a QR code through which all the information relating to the technical and historical characteristics of the motorcycle will be available. The focus of the FIM is to protect and promote the authenticity of the motorcycle as a testimony to the heritage of inestimable sporting and historical value that the FIM represents.

All information on the Heritage Programme on

The motorcycles at the 2 Salon du 2 Roues 2024

Alcyon – Buchet 5HP Mono, Bernasse De Dion Button – 1 HP, Indian Board track,  Douglas 500 – Peugeot GP 500 M2 Koehler Escoffier Mandolin 500, Riva 500 Compressor, Sarolea 350 Monotube,  Velocette KTT 350 MKVII, ex Georges Houel, AJS 7R 350, CZ type 852 – 125, Norton Manx 350, Kreidler 50, Kawasaki 500 H1R, Norton Manx Tickle T5 500, Derby RAN 50, Eram Yamaha 125 YAS1 ex Thierry Tchernine, Suzuki 500 RG Segoni, Yamaha 750 TZ-C ex Roger Ruiz, BMW 500 RS54 Rennsport sidecar ex Vanneste Brothers, AD Majora 250 ex Roland Freymond, Suzuki 500 XR34M2 ex Randy Mamola, Honda RS-W, 125 Garelli ex Emilio Cuppini, Suzuki 500 RGV XR87 ex Anthony Gobert, Yamaha YZR 500 replica, Suzuki SERT GSX-R 1000 EWC, Honda CBR600RR Ten Kate WSS ex Sebastien Charpentier FIM WorldSSP World Champion, Suzuki-Crescent GSXR-1000 K8 ex Tom Sykes 2008 BSB, Mistral 610 Tech3 Moto2 2015 ex Marcel Schrötter, Aprilia RSV4 WSBK SMR Milwaukee ex Eugene Laverty, Ducati MotoGP GP15 Ex Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Panigale V4R – ex Michele Pirro 2020, Honda 111 CBR-1000RR SP2 Fireblade EWC.