Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, made an appearance at Motorcycle Live this weekend, before heading off to watch Aston Villa attempt to play football. It’s no secret that the Prince and his brother are keen motorcyclists, and were spotted at the British GP recently after riding to Silverstone.
Like most show-goers, HRH popped along to check out the Ducati stand and the £56,000 Superleggera. Tim Maccabee, Managing Director, of Ducati UK gladly hosted the Royal guest, introducing him to the features of the brand new Monster 1200 and the Diavel, which the Duke climbed aboard when prompted by a member of the public who shouted: “Go on, get on it!” Prince William also got the chance to meet Shakey Byrne.
“It was a real pleasure and an honour to host HRH Prince William on our stand,” commented Tim Maccabee. “He was pleased to take a look around and certainly seemed to enjoy sitting on the different models. He commented on how light the Diavel was, but I think he favoured the 1199 Superleggera.”
We’re sure that the Prince could get hold of the super-exclusive Superleggera if he really wanted one. And a big shout out to the show organisers for, erm, organising the Prince’s visit