Cycling celebs coming to Cycle 08 in London
By Matthew Cole | Sunday, September 28, 2008 8.00am
Nicole Cooke will be at the show on the Sunday Team Halfords/Bike Hut
The Cycle Show 2008 takes place at London’s Earls Court in two week’s time, and some of the biggest names in the cycling world will be at the show to meet their fans.
So who are the stars and where will they be?
World and Olympic gold medallist Nicole Cooke will be at the show on Sunday, 12 October, being interviewed and taking a Q&A session within the Cycle Arena and signing copies of her new book.
David Millar, one of the best known British professional cyclists and stage winner in all three Grand Tours over the course of his career will be appearing with Garmin on Saturday, 11 October.
Current world downhill mountain bike champions Gee and Rachel Atherton will be at the show with their brother Dan who will host a Q&A session on the different aspects of mountain bike racing.
Shanaze Reid, Olympic BMX rider will be at the show on Friday, 10 October for the Bikeability schools session and signing autographs.
Paul Goodison is a Beijing Olympic gold medalist in sailing. When he’s not sailing he likes nothing more than mountain biking: indeed he appeared in a recent issue of What Mountain Bike. Paul will be at the show on Saturday, 11 October from 11am -3pm.
Paul Manning has represented Team GB in the team pursuit at three Olympic Games - Athens, Sydney and Beijing, taking medals on all three occasions; bronze in 2000 silver in 2004 and gold this year, with a world record time. Paul will be at the show on Friday, 10 October.
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Darren Kenny is a gold medal winning, world record holding member of the GB Paralympic team. At the recent Beijing Paralympic Games Kenny took a staggering four gold medals, scoring victories on both road and track as part of a hugely successful Team GB squad. Darren will be at the show on Saturday, 11 October.
Michelle Dillon is a winner of the London Triathlon and two time Olympian and will be at the show each day to answer training and nutrition questions.
Jim Rees is the soloist who raced 3,150 miles across America and will be cycling 100 miles a day at the show on his stand for charity. Jim was the subject of an ITV documentary this summer.
For more information and to book tickets go to the Cycle Show website.
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