Cycling in its many forms is one of the fastest growing participation sports in the United Kingdom, therefore it was not surprising that the crowds made their way to Excel London for the opening of The London Bike Show 2018. Opening the show was the ever popular British multi Gold medal Olympian, Sir Chris Hoy.
As the visitors entered the show, they were spoilt for choice with a vast array of features, special guests and the latest gear from leading cycling brands to appeal to road, mountain bike, urban and family cyclists.
Over 300 top brands are attending the show, including Boardman Bikes, Orange Bikes, Cannondale, Cervelo, Wattbike, Science in Sport and many more of cycling’s biggest brand names.
The Performance Theatre over the weekend will be packed full of special guest speakers from across the world of cycling. From your favourite cyclists and athletes, to coaches and others involved at the highest level. Speakers include Sir Chris Hoy, Chrissie Wellington and British Cycling’s Tom Pidcock.
One of the highlights of the show is The UK’s biggest freeride mountain bike competition, Air to the Throne. This year’s competition has been awarded Gold FMB World Tour status.The world’s best riders, including British Number One Matt Jones and two-time Air to the Throne winner and World Number One, Nicholi Rogatkin,.
As well as the hundreds of brands and loads of things to see, visitors are able to get in the saddle at the Show. There will be a wide range of bikes from the world’s leading brands available for visitors to test in the Bike Arena, with road, commuter and electric models being available.
Street Velodrome returns again and gives visitors the chance to get involved in the action-packed thrill of track cycling, in the world’s only pop up velodrome. Suitable for all ages and abilities, family and friends can go head to head.
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 and the show provides plenty of entertainment for all the family. A ticket to the London Bike Show also allows visitors entry to the Triathlon Show: London and The Telegraph Travel Show.
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