CTC YORK CYCLE SHOW Where: York, UK Website:www.ctc.org.uk Contact: John Taylorson, 01483 238341 Description: The CTC-organised York Cycle Show has plenty of opportunities for the trade to exhibit in front of new and existing cyclists. Entry to the main site is free, as is parking. Entry to the trade show costs £2.50 for adults.
THE SCOTTISH BIKE SHOW Where: Commonwealth Arena, Scotland Website: www.thescottishbikeshow.com Contact: 0131 563 7286 Description: The Scottish Bike Show is split between the Commonwealth arena and the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, offering a cycling exhibition for all tastes.
EUROPEAN HANDMADE BICYCLE EXHIBITION
Where: Schwäbisch Gmu ̈nd, Germany
Website:www.e-h-b-e.eu Contact: 07171 989071 Description: The European show equivalent to NAHBS; it gathers industry faces from all over Europe to showcase the latest in bicycle building and craftsmanship.
BIKE WEEK Where: Nationwide Website:www.bikeweek.org.uk Contact: See website for nearest contact Description: Bike Week is an annual opportunity to promote cycling and show how it can easily be a part of everyday life. Demonstrating the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, the week aims to get people to give riding their bikes a go all over the UK.
MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CUP Where: Fort William Website:www.fortwilliamworldcup.co.uk Contact: Gemma Cobb or Danny Parker, 0131 561 8628 Description: A gathering of all the top riders in downhill and four-cross at Fort William. Set in the Scottish Highlands, the Mountain Bike World Cup is a key calendar date for adrenaline junkies.
MOUNTAIN MAYHEM Where: Eastnor Castle Website:www.osmountainmayhem.co.uk Contact: Patrick Adams, 0758 822 4961 Description: Organised by industry figurehead Patrick Adams, Mountain Mayhem is a sure way of accessing new customers from all over the UK. The event features all sorts of riding, from drag races to dirt jumping, as well as cross-country adventures.
VELO-CITY GLOBAL Where: Copenhagen Website:www.velo-city2010.com Contact: Bernhard Ensink, + 32 2 234 38 74 Description: Velo City is a conference to ensure that greater consideration is given to cycling by European governments in all transport-related policies, particularly in urban environments.