TCR SHOW Where: Sandown Park, Surrey Website:www.tcrshow.com Contact: David Townsend, 0845 680 6818 Description: Packed with triathletes, cyclists and runners, the Sandown Park TCR Show has plenty of seminars and workshops to keep attendees busy, not to mention the various challenges open to athletes.
MOORE LARGE Where: Sinfin Lane HQ, Derby Website:www.moorelarge.co.uk Contact: Lauren Vanderplank, 01332 274200 Description: Derby distributor Moore Large hosts an annual invitational for its dealers at its distribution headquarters. Brand managers are on hand to discuss the progression of the firm’s labels.
ICEBIKE* Where: Milton Keynes Website:www.icebike.co.uk Contact: 0208 385 3363 Description:Madison’s house show draws the majority of the firm’s customers each year, due to the distributor’s ability to throw a cracking party, as well as getting down to business during show hours.
IRISH CYCLING SHOW Where: City West, Dublin Website:www.irishcyclingshow.ie Contact: Mara Media, +353 (0)74 954 8936 Description: Now in its second year, the show has settled at City West, which has strong transport links and as a result looks to build on the 4,000 visitors drawn to the exhibition in 2011.
BRITISH MOUNTAIN BIKE DEMO SERIES Where: Five UK locations Website:www.britishxc.com Contact:Martyn Salt, 07884 272063 Description: Keep an eye on the event website for the latest updates of future demo days planned throughout the UK. The demo series draw some big trade names and over 4,000 riders.
TAIPEI CYCLE Where: Nangang Exhibition Hall, Taiwan Website:www.taipeicycle.com.tw Contact: Rebecca Lee, 886-2-2725-5200 Ext. 2861 / 2862 Description: Set to become the world’s second largest bicycle exhibition, the packed Nangang centre becomes business central for three days in March each year. The show is seen as one of the more important calendar dates for striking up new trade relationships.
SEA OTTER CLASSIC Where: Monterey and California Website: www.seaotterclassic.com Contact: Skip Latham, 831-373-1860 Description: The Sea Otter Classic is one of America’s largest cycling festivals, drawing all kinds of cyclists and exhibitors from around the world. If you’re thinking of racing or exhibiting, be sure to visit the website first.