The Intermot motorcycle show returns in October 2022

There is always something to excite the crowd at Intermot.

It’s been a long wait since 2018, but Intermot is back for 2022. This massive 6-day European event will take place in Cologne, Germany from October 4-9 and will feature 500 exhibiting companies and brands, new exhibitions and demonstrations , test tracks for participants of all experience levels to test new bikes and scooters, stunts and competitions, and even a tattoo and hair salon.

We can’t wait to see what Europe’s biggest companies in the industry have up their sleeves to unveil this year. Tickets and travel accommodations are still available on the Intermot website. For more information on Intermot 2022, see the press release below.

Intermot, the international motorcycle, scooter and e-bike trade show, is the premier event of the year for motorcycle and scooter fans across Europe. This year, Intermot is taking place October 4-9 in Cologne, Germany. Around 500 exhibiting companies and brands from around 29 countries, including many big names, will present their new and current models and product innovations to the international specialist trade and the motorcycling community. In addition to motorcycles and scooters, Intermot also includes accessories, clothing, parts, heritage and customization, as well as travel and workshop equipment.


Intermot is organized by Koelnmesse GmbH and the concept sponsor of the event is the German Motorcycle Industry Association (IVM), based in Essen, Germany.

Many brands will be represented at Intermot, including Aprilia, Benelli, BMW Motorrad, Energica, Honda, Horex, Kawasaki, KTM, Moto Guzzi, MSA (Voge), Suzuki, Triumph, Vespa and Zero. Intermot will take place at the Cologne fairgrounds in halls 7, 8 and 9 and in the adjacent outdoor areas of the fairgrounds.

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A first look at the 2019 BMW R 1250 GS at Intermot 2018.

Demonstrations and test drives

As an event-oriented fair, Intermot 2022 will also offer its visitors special events on the topics of motorcycles and scooters in addition to exhibition presentations. Visitors will be able to try out the new models for themselves on the various test tracks in the directly adjacent outdoor areas. Whether you are a beginner or experienced motorcycle or scooter rider, everyone will find their own test track: beginners from the age of 15 can do their first laps on the 125cc test track, while experienced riders can test the new models on the great motorcycle test track. On the e-test track, everything revolves around electromobility. Expert supervision and instruction will be present at all test tracks.

Europe’s top 40 stunt riders will battle it out at Intermot October 7-9 for the European Street Freestyle Championship. Organized by FIM Europe (International Motorcycling Federation), the international umbrella organization for motorcycling, only absolute experts are at work here.

The Institute for Motorcycle Safety (ifz) is dedicated to the theme of “safety” in breathtaking action shows. A mix of stunts, action and horse riding demonstrations take place here four times a day. Important safety topics are thus presented in a unique, entertaining and memorable way.

Institute for Motorcycle Safety Safety Action Show.

In the rooms

There are also exciting themes to discover in the rooms. Intermot’s large bespoke exhibition will be presented in Hall 7, organized by custom bike magazine. This exhibition will cover a variety of categories, such as small two-wheelers (including small mopeds, kick-start and standard mopeds, as well as light motorcycles), cafe racers, choppers, bobbers, cruisers, roadsters, dirt bikes, race bikes, factory customs, and radical bikes. In each thematic area, you will also receive expert advice from experienced professionals. If you need a break from all the hustle and bustle, you can also sit down and talk shop with fellow enthusiasts in the Custom Lounge.

The special event “Wrap my ride” in hall 7 informs about the professional wrapping of bicycles, helmets and panniers. Whether it’s a standout design or a rockfall protection sheet, experts in the packaging scene will show you how to properly apply your chosen design to the surface at all times. using self-adhesive foils and films.

And those looking for a new tattoo or wanting to trim their beard can take a short detour to the Intermot tattoo parlor and barber shop in Hall 7.

The big stage

Motorcycle fans will find the Intermot Stage, the stage for the big appearance, in Hall 8. Here one can catch expert talks featuring the most interesting celebrities, influencers and experts from the motorcycle world. . In addition, extraordinary motorcycles are presented and award ceremonies are held. The “Bike Woman of the Year” award, sponsored by the professional magazine Bike and businesswill also be presented here on October 5th.

The 125 cc special, presented by Motorrad magazine, encompasses everyone on 125 cubic centimeter motorcycles. From gasoline engines to electric drives. Whether cross/supermoto, street/naked, scooters or specials including cafe racers, flat-trackers and choppers. You can also test all the models on display on the 125cc test track. And you don’t even need a license. Those 15 and over can participate accompanied by an adult. Protective clothing will of course be provided on site.

About Koelnmesse

Koelnmesse Intermot and The Tire Cologne, two major international fairs in the mobility segment, took place at its exhibition center in Cologne, Germany. From 2022, Koelnmesse will expand its portfolio with polisMOBILITY, a new hybrid event that shows how mobility in cities can and should be designed in the future. In addition to tires and wheels, The Tire Cologne focuses on equipment for automotive tire service and fitting centers and presents a full range of products and services for tire retreading as well as recycling and disposal. used tires. Intermot is the show for motorized two-wheelers and presents the main innovations in electromobility, accessories, clothing, parts, customization, touring and workshop equipment. The events serve as central international business platforms, bringing the industry together with a carefully targeted approach to showcasing the latest products, developments and innovations.

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