Sir Chris Hoy among stars confirmed for London Bike Show
By BikeRadar UK | Wednesday, January 9, 2013 7.00pm
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The London Bike Show will be held at the ExCel centre in east London, starting on Thursday 17 January and running through Sunday 20 January.
The four day show is attracting some high profile cycling stars, including Olympic champion Sir Chris Hoy, and Paralympic champions Jody Cundy MBE and Mark Colbourne MBE. You'll also be able to witness the launch of the new Madison Genesis road team and watch the IG London Nocturne, the UK's first indoor criterium. There will be races each day including elite men's and women's criteriums, support races, a youth race and folding bike and penny farthing races. If you want more entertainment, then you can see pro stunt riders do their stuff in the Animal Bike Tour.
No bike show would be complete without bikes of course, and you'll be able to browse the current offerings from Sigma racing, Whyte, Cube Bikes, Canyon, Cervelo, Saracen, Hope, Kinesis, Pivot, Go Cycle, Genesis, Ridgeback, Pinarello, Assos, Schwalbe, Marin, Wilier, Brooks, GoPro and more.
If you're looking at bettering your own cycling then check out the Jaguar Performance Theatre, which will feature a number of top coaches and experts who will be looking at how personal performance can be improved through better technique, nutrition and the way cycling is approached, as well as essential bike maintenance and tuning.
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If you want a personalised and tailored experience, the BikeRadar Training Hub is for you. Highly popular at last year's show, the BikeRadar Training Hub is being run by Koolstof Coaching and offers professional fitness and training advice at a much lower cost than normal. Sessions last two hours and include VO2 max testing, a spin scan analysis and a personalised training plan designed to help you reach the next level of fitness.
There are still some tickets available to the Training Hub. If you want to secure one then head to www.thelondonbikeshow.co.uk/attractions/bike-radar-training-hub and enter in the code TRAIN2 at the checkout to receive a £16 discount on the normal price of £115.
Tickets to the show itself cost £16 (advance) or £20 (at the door), £13 for seniors and students and children under 15 get free entry. You can also get a BikeRadar discount if you enter the code RAD29 at the checkout. Go here to buy your tickets.
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