We’ve teamed up with The Cycle Show, set to take place from Friday 13 September to Sunday 15 September, to launch the 2019 BikeRadar Awards.
We will be scouring the halls of the NEC Birmingham during the press preview to bring you our pick of the most exciting bikes and products at the show, with the BikeRadar Awards running across the following categories:
- Best in Show: Road Bike
- Best in Show: Mountain Bike
- Best in Show: Gravel Bike
- Best in Show: E-Bike
- Best in Show: Gadget
- Editor’s Choice
We will announce the winners here on BikeRadar on the opening morning of the show (Friday 13 September), so you can check them out for yourself over the course of the weekend. You can get 10 percent off advance tickets by using this link (offer code BRADAR).
The Cycle Show gives you the chance to test the latest bikes. Cycle Show
What to expect at the 2019 Cycle Show
The 2019 Cycle Show will feature more than 200 exhibitors showcasing 500 leading brands for road cyclists, mountain bikers, gravel riders and commuters.
Highlights are set to include the bikes used by Team Ineos at the Tour de France, where Egan Bernal and Geraint Thomas occupied the top two steps of the podium, and what Ribble is calling the lightest e-bike in the world.
The Bosch eBike Systems MTB Track, supported by supported by MBUK magazine and constructed around the NEC grounds, will enable visitors to compare mountain bikes and electric mountain bikes, while the Road Test Track will feature bikes from brands including Rose, Ribble, SwiftCarbon and Focus.
A stellar line-up of speakers is planned for the 2019 event. Cycle Show
But the show isn’t just about ogling the latest bikes and gear. The Cycling Advice Show, brought to you by Komoot and supported by BikeRadar, is new for 2019 and will feature a range of talks from some of the most experienced professionals in the industry.
World-leading bike fitter Phil Burt, who spent 12 years as British Cycling’s Head of Physiotherapy, will be providing tips on how to improve your cycling performance, while Michelin-starred chef Alan Murchison will be shedding light on nutrition to take your riding to the next level.
Meanwhile, a stellar cast of guest speakers on the Main Stage, supported by BikeRadar, includes former Team Sky rider Philip Deignan, mountain bike legends Tracy Moseley and Martyn Ashton, former hour record holder Graeme Obree and CCC Liv rider Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio.