Cycling is one of the UK’s and London’s fastest growing sports and pastimes, therefore it was no surprise that the crowds descended on ExCel London on the 16th February for The London Bike Show. Sir Chris Hoy was on hand to cut the tape and declare the show open.
The London Bike Show is the UK’s largest cycling exhibition and attracts a wide variety of cyclists and visitors. All aspects of cycling are covered including road cycling, mountain biking, BMX, cycle cross and recreational cycling.
The London Bike Show offers plenty of interest for the serious cyclist and those who like to takes things a little more sedately. All aspects of cycling are covered with a wide range of bikes and accessories to purchase. There will be huge selection of road bikes, commuter bicycles, mountain bikes and children’s bikes on display. Pinarello, Giant, Cannondale, Canyon, Scott and Cervelo are just a number of the brands whose latest bikes will be on show.
If you like the look of one of the new bikes, why not test ride on the 500m road cycling, electric and commuter bike test track as well as a smaller track for the little ones.
If you are looking for a bit more excitement make your way to the ever popular Air to the Throne – the UK’s largest FMB (freestyle mountain bike) competition which returns with American World Number 1 Nicholi Rogation amongst those confirmed to ride.
For more thrills and spills, watch the Action Sports Tour who one of Europe’s best action sports stunt team.
For those who want to be part of the action, take a ride around the Street Velodrome where you can hit the banked curve sections and power down the straights as you race head-to-head against the clock and friends.
There’s a large range programme of track action each day of the Show. With free on track coaching sessions, Pro Rider challenges and the launch of the 2017 Street Velodrome Series.
A number of cycling legends are interviewed within the Riders’ Lounge, Sean Kelly, Sir Chris Hoy, Dame Sarah Storey and Graham Obree among others will be passing on some tips and insights.
The London Bike Show is one of London’s most popular shows with a wide range of events and attractions. If you are a serious cyclist or beginner, every aspect of cycling is covered. This year the show is taking place during the February Half Term and the show provides plenty of entertainment for all the family.
An added bonus attending the Bike Show is that your ticket will also give you free access to the Triathlon Show: London, The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show and the London International Dive Show.
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