The Scottish Bike Show Returns With A Visit From Sir Chris Hoy

Test Track - SBS smallThe fourth Scottish Bike Show, Scotland’s consumer cycle show, hits the Emirates Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Glasgow, on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 April 2014 with a special guest appearance from multi Olympic and Commonwealth Gold medal winner Sir Chris Hoy.

With less than a week to go excitement and anticipation is building amongst Scotland’s cycling community. There is a top line up of independent bike shops, distributors and big name manufacturers exhibiting and selling a huge range of the latest bikes, cycle gear and clothing and accessories.

In addition there are some fantastic cycle features to keep the whole family entertained.  These include:

•       The Clan Stunt Team, a cycling stunt team offering the most exciting and daring bicycle display shows in the UK – from mountain bike and trials to BMX.
•       Everyone is encouraged to have a go at Rollapaluza, the latest cycling phenomenon to hit the UK. Two participants battle it out on a pair of custom-built rollers connected to a huge dial, with split-second-digital timing over a simulated 500m distance! They are accompanied by music, an MC and cheering crowds.
•       The SBS Theatre has a full programme of interactive workshops, demonstrations and talks by cycling experts, enthusiasts and manufacturers. Sir Chris Hoy will be at the show on Saturday to promote his new bike brand, Hoy. He will be taking part in a Q & A session and an autograph signing session.
•       For all those crazy people looking for some BIG AIR the SBS is bringing The AirBag! It is a massive pillow of air that cushions and absorbs the impact of falling allowing everyone to try freestyle tricks without the fear of a crash landing. Experienced and novice riders alike can use TheAirBag.
•       Get measured up.  Ever thought whether or not your bike fitted you properly? Now you can find out at the Bike Radar Bike Fit Studio. Riders of all disciplines, age, and size can have a full 45-minute detailed bike fit analysis carried out at the show for only £60.  Book early!
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 Organiser Rowan Mackie, from Magdala Media, said:   “We are extremely excited about this year’s Scottish Bike Show.  We have some amazing entertainment for all the family; everything from the jaw dropping Clan cycle display team to an expanded pump track to Sir Chris Hoy’s appearance in the Scottish Bike Show Theatre and loads of competitions and challenges. This is definitely a show for all cyclists of all ages, disciplines and skill levels.”
The Scottish Bike Show will also be promoting Scotland’s cycle leisure and active tourism industry.  The leading national and community cycling organisations including Scottish Cycling, Cycling Scotland, Sustrans and Glasgow Sport will promoting Scotland as a nation of cyclists, through leisure and competitive cycling.

Whether you’re a cycle commuter, you ride and race on trail, track or road, you simply enjoy a bike ride at the weekend with your family and friends or you are a curious newcomer, The Scottish Bike Show 2014 has something for everyone.

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