Journal of the Motorcycle Action Group

Motorcycle Action Group, MAG

Advertising Rates

Advertising rates (full colour) in the printed version of The Road

Double page spread 402mm x 264mm : £1050
Full page : 186mm x 264mm : £610
Half page portrait : 91mm x 264mm : £330
Half page landscape : 186mm x 130mm : £330
Quarter page portrait : 91mm x 130mm : £185
Quarter page landscape : 186mm x 63mm : £185
Eighth page : 91mm x 63mm : £110

All advertising rates are subject to VAT at the standard rate.

If you would like to advertise in the next issue of The Road or have any other enquiry then please don't hesitate to contact Mick Tonks on: T:0113 256 8712 F:0113 256 8724 E:mick@thearkdesign.co.uk

The Ark Design &s Print Ltd
Unit 4
Pudsey Business Park
47 Kent Road
Leeds
LS28 9BB

The Road is The Motorcycle Action Group's new A4 80 page full colour magazine. The Road replaces Streetbiker, MAG's tabloid newspaper.

While The Road will retain the campaigning political element of Streetbiker, there will be an increase in feature material with an emphasis on travel stories and mature topics designed to accommodate the enhanced appetites of the evolving motorcycle community.

The Road will be very much a rider's magazine which will seek to involve committed motorcyclists who ride extensively by inviting their contributions to complement a number of regular columnists and road testers including Roland Brown.

2005/2006 deadlines

ISSUE : DEADLINE : MAILING
Dec/Jan : 20th November : 12th December
Feb/Mar : 20th January : 12th February
April/May : 20th March : 12th April
June/July : 20th May : 12th June
Aug/Sept : 20th July : 12th August
Oct/Nov : 20th September : 12th October
Dec/Jan : 20th November : 12th December

COLOURS
All colours must be four colour process (CMYK). RGB, Spot Pantone and Lab colours will not print correctly.

RESOLUTION
Colour images should be 300dpi. Greyscale images should be 200ppi. Monochrome images should be 1200dpi. Supplying images at a lower resolution will lead to an inevitable loss of quality.

SIZE
All artwork should be supplied at the correct size. Adverts should be supplied with 3mm bleed wherever they will be printed to the edge of the page.

FONTS
Wherever possible, please supply font-independent artwork, e.g. PDF with fonts embedded, Freehand/Illustrator EPS with fonts converted to paths or outlines, Quark EPS generated with FontIncluder XT. TrueType and MultipleMaster fonts should not be used.

ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
We accept native Quark Xpress (v6.0 and lower), Illustrator, Freehand and Photoshop files. Remember to include all associated graphics, images and fonts. We also accept PDF (see below), Postscript, EPS, TIF and JPEG files.

PDF FILES
If you are generating a high res PDF, please ensure that it conforms to the pass4press standards (www.pass4press.com). In particular note that all fonts must be embedded, files must contain crop marks, all images contained must be high resolution CMYK format, and TrueType and MultipleMaster fonts should not be used.

FILE TRANSFER
Files below 5Mb can be emailed direct to your contact here. Alternatively artwork can be supplied on CD-ROM or Zip disk. We can accept Mac or PC versions but PC disks must be formatted to the ISO9600 standard.

Your artwork can be uploaded to our ftp site.
Address: ftp://ftp.thearkdesign.co.uk
Username: Artwork
Password: KrowtrA

Please contact us on 0113 256 8712 to inform us that your artwork has been uploaded ready for us to access.

The Ark Design & Print Ltd
Unit 4, Pudsey Business Centre
47 Kent Road, Leeds LS28 9BB
T 0113 256 8712 F 0113 256 8724

October 05
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