Video: Kielder Demo Day a massive success

By Matthew Cole | Tuesday, March 9, 2010 1.00pm

Our first Bike Demo Day of 2010 took place over the weekend at KielderForest in Northumberland, where riders turned up in droves to test top quality bikes from the likes of Scott, Lapierre, Bionicon, Ragley, Rose, Norco and Saracen.

All the stands were set up and ready by 9.30am in time for the first demo riders to get their leg over one of the hundreds of bikes available to test. Each manufacturer took the time to prepare the suspension and other settings to dial in the best possible riding setup.

We were at Kielder to talk to riders, take pictures of the action and interview some of the many happy people who demoed a bike. You can check out the video and pictures below.

Next stop for the Demo Day series is Cannock Chase in the Midlands, followed by Bedgebury Forest in the South East, Coed y Brenin in Wales and Glentress in Scotland. For more information, head to the Demo Day website.

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Test rider boosts the rose downhill bike: test rider boosts the rose downhill bike

Boosting a jump on the Rose Beefcake downhill bike

Happy staffers!: happy staffers!

Always smiling, our Demo Day crew aim to please

A fine array of lapierre cycles: a fine array of lapierre cycles

The Lapierre stand was busy all day

Norco tent: norco tent

Kielder provided a great venue to test the Norco fleet from cross-country to North Shore

Trail testing: trail testing

Trail testing

Lynskey lineup: lynskey lineup

An impressive lineup from Lynskey

North shore skills: north shore skills

Showing off North Shore skillz

Scott living in luxury!: scott living in luxury!

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