Number of businesses have weathered the unpredictability of the COVID-19 pandemic unscathed, but issues have been specifically tricky for the National Motorcycle Museum in the United Kingdom. So rough, in truth, that the museum is offering absent three bikes by way of raffle in the hope that it can retain them going for a couple far more months.
This isn’t the initial time the museum has hosted a COVID-19 raffle. It did so in 2020 as a way to generate some of the revenue it would be shedding by getting to close as a final result of COVID-19 lockdown constraints. Unfortunately, the museum is continue to having difficulties.
From the website:
When Govt limits allow, we approach to initially reopen the museum assortment & shop each Saturday and Sunday and although the money raised so considerably will allow us to reopen in a confined way, as of late November 2020 we experienced even now only raised 33% of our authentic £500k re-opening focus on. Thus are undertaking this further more ‘Museum Triumph More than Adversity Restoration Attractiveness Raffle’ which is in addition to our normal winter raffle to earn a new/outdated inventory Triumph T140D Bonneville Special.
It’s a bit of a desperate plea for assistance, but situations are grim, and the museum notes it was turned down for the United kingdom government’s cultural recovery fund. The only option remaining for the museum is to host however yet another raffle, this time supplying absent a few Triumph bikes to persons who purchased a ticket. The prizes are as follows:
- 1st Prize: Manufacturer new 2021 Triumph Trident 660cc bike donated by Triumph Bikes.
- 2nd Prize: 1978 Triumph Trident T160 750cc motorbike with small mileage and a single prior operator
- 3rd Prize: 1956 Triumph Tiger T100 500cc motorbike, freshly restored.
Regrettably for us in excess of below in The us, the £6.00 tickets are only available to United kingdom people owing to the country’s gambling legislation. But the museum is also accepting donations from folks all around the entire world.
The Nationwide Motorbike Museum has been open because 1984 and hosts a selection of 1000 bikes that have been absolutely restored to the primary manufacturer’s technical specs. It is a excellent piece of history, so if you have a likelihood to throw a few dollars their way, it would probable go a prolonged way to preserving two-wheeled heritage.