The Mile FAQ’s

THE MALLE MILE FAQ’S

This page should answer all your questions, if not, please check The Mile Page before emailing us.

I like winning, what happens if I don’t win?
The Mile is the motorcycle race that no-one wins, but we all love trying, join the fun!

Can I bring my dog?
We love them, but a loud motorcycle race probably isn’t the best place for animals with hyper sensitive hearing. But dogs are allowed, if kept on a lead at all times.

Is there a secure bike park?
Yes we have dedicated motorcycle parking, behind floodlit security fencing with 24 hour security watching over all bikes. You’ll need a secure parking pass, available for free at the gate.

If the event is postponed because of lockdown, what happens?
We’ll move it to the next available date you tickets will automatically rollover to that date, if you can’t make it, we’ll issei’s a full refund, no problem!

What safety kit do I need?
If you’re riding at The Mile, a helmet, gloves and boots are essential. We also recommend body armour.

Can I bring a motorhome?
Yes, but please being the smallest one from your motorhome collection and please park considerately.

Why are the festival tickets so cheap?
It’s true nearly every other festival in the country costs 2-3 times more than The Mile, but we want to ensure everyone can experience it.

Why are the festival tickets so expensive?
We create the highest level of enjoyment at an utterly unique, once a year motorcycle experience, that is like no other. It takes months of planning and costs hundreds of thousands to host stages, security, exhibitions, bands, races, medical teams, parking, staff, hospitality etc. But it’s all worth it.

Can I help as a Malle Marshal?
We look forward to hearing from you, drop us an email!

Can I have a Partner Pack?
Sure, this is for brand partners and sponsors, drop us an email!

Do you issue press passes?
Yes for credited photographers and journalists, please contact our press email.

Do you have special access for photographers?
Yes, once you have a press pass, you’ll have access to track side locations not available to spectators.

Can I exhibit my bike?
Absolutely, please drop us an email with photos.

Can I turn up on Thursday night?
No, gates open at 3pm on Friday.

Can I stay on site Sunday night?
No, gates close at 6pm on the Sunday.

If my bike doesn’t work can I change it last minute?
Of course. As long as it still fits the race/class you’ve entered.

Can I share a bike with my mate?
Yes, but you will both need racer tickets, need to register and will have 2 race numbers stuck on the bike!

Will there be hot showers?
Absolutely, you can order a shower pass before you arrive on the ticket page. Then you’ll get a wristband on arrival.

Can I camp near my mates?
Yes, try and arrive together.

Can I enter every race?
Our aim is to bring the fun side of motorcycling to everyone and a many people as possible, so you can register for as many classes as you like.

Is there parking?
Yes we have general admission parking, exhibition parking for special cars/bikes, camper van parking and day ticket parking.

Can I bring 5 bikes?
Sure, most welcome to enter multiple classes with different bikes.

Are there disabled toilets?
Yes.

Is there camping?
Yes you can bring your own tent, you’ll need the 3-day camping ticket. You can also upgrade and rent a luxurious Belle tent!

Do I need a camper van pass?
If you’re sleeping in your campervan, van or motorhome, then yes.

Can I bring a caravan?
Unfortunately only campervan’s, vans or small motorhomes.

Can I bring my own tent?
Yes you can bring your own tent, you’ll need the 3-day camping ticket.

Can I attend for the day?
Yes day tickets are available on the ticket page.

I forgot which race/class I entered can you reamind me?
Please check your mail and junk mail folder, if it’s not there (I’m sure it is), then email us and we’ll reissue!

I can’t find my confirmation number or ticket?
Please check your junk mail folder, if it’s not there (I’m sure it is), then email us and we’ll reissue!

I didn’t receive a race waiver, can you send it to me?
Please download here >.

What time can we arrive on Friday?
3pm, gates close at 11pm. If you arrive after that, please speak with security, they’ll radio the gate team to help.

Can my kids race?
We host the ‘Mini-Mile for the under 5’s on their balance bikes, held during the lunch breaks on both Saturday and Sunday.

What is the minimum race age?
18

Do I need a race license?
No.

Do I have to wear body armour?
We recommend as much crash protection and armour as possible.

Am I insured to race?
The race tracks and event are insured, with public liability etc. But you are responsible for yourself and your machine. By signing the waiver you are acknowledging that motorsport can be dangerous and you are fully responsible for your self and machine. We always recommend individual bike insurance, same as on the road.

Does my bike have to be road legal?
Road rules apply at public events, so no drinking and riding, safety kit must be worn when riding etc. same when you ride on public roads.

Is my bike eligible to race?
Please check the race classes and categories, if it’s still not clear and not a modern motocross bike, please drop us a mail with a photo!

I have 147 instagram followers, can me and my mate get in for free?
Sorry, no dude.

I have 1.47m instagram followers, can I come for free and help publicise this amazing event?
Sounds good to us – drop us a message!

Will my bike be safe over night?
We have dedicated motorcycle parking, behind floodlit security fencing with 24 hour security watching over all bikes placed there. You’ll need a secure parking pass, available for free at the gate. We recommend using the secure bike park.

Is there security?
We take security very seriously, no one comes in or out of The Mile without a pass, new have security across the site and personnel with security dogs on the perimeter.

Can I park my bike next to my tent?
Yes if locked up to another bike, but we have dedicated motorcycle parking, behind floodlit security fencing with 24 hour security watching over all bikes placed there. You’ll need a secure parking pass, available for free at the gate. We recommend using the secure bike park.

Can I park my car next to my tent?
No sorry.

Is it a long way from my car to my tent?
About 200m

Can I pitch my tent next to my mates van?
For safety reasons we need to keep vans and tents separate. So that no vehicles are driving in the camping area.

I make motorcycle themed products, can I exhibit in The Mile Metropolis?
Good question! We champion the makers and brands who make the best of whatever is they do! If it resonates with the adventure of the motorcycle culture, we’d love to help! We avoid the cheap dream catchers and leather corsets that inexplicably appear at most automotive events.


If we still haven’t answered your questions, please do reach out – themile@mallelondon.com