Spin – described by the organisers as the ‘eclectic cycling festival,’ this year sees Juicy Bike showing their electric bikes alongside other British and international bike brands, art, fashion and coffee roasters to celebrate cycling culture.
Over 200 brands are listed to appear at the event, including Cinelli, Brompton and Boardman, alongside newer independent companies such as Shand, Pure Fix & Hiplok. Craft beer, street food, DJ sets and live music will add to the festival atmosphere.
Throughout the weekend, visitors can explore a range of features being billed for the Spin line-up:
The Frame Lab – bespoke bikes are brought to life by some of cycling’s most revered bike makers.
The Summit – listen to some of cycling’s leading names, including Martyn Ashton, Dr Sheila Hanlon & Patrick Seabase (Sam Martin & Helen Pidd at Manchester), host Q&As and bite-sized sessions on all aspects of cycling culture.
Spin x Women – delve deeper into the world of women & cycling with some of the most influential women in the industry sharing their unique experiences and the showcasing of prominent female entrepreneurs on the scene in 2016.
Cycling Plus Bike of the Year – admire the 10 short-listed finalists of the curated showcase.
London Cycling Campaign Awards 2016 – the best of cycling in London unveiled; from brands, events, community projects.
BMX Battle Royal – watch the UK’s best riders compete in a Flatline BMX competition
The Italian Pavilion & Bar sponsored by Eurosport – follow the Giro d’Italia with live screening of the race.
‘Lance’ (London Spin) – the Edinburgh Fringe play – grab a seat and watch the story of comedian Kieran Hodgson and the rise and fall of Lance Armstrong play out
The Art Hub – browse a collection of cycling artworks and incredible installations
Workshop Coffee Masterclass – immerse yourself in the world of coffee with talks and tasters from the caffeine maestros.
Full details of the line up for each venue are here:
Manchester | 6th-8th May | Victoria Warehouse, Old Trafford
London | 20th-22nd May | The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane
Juicy Bike are giving away 100 free pairs of tickets, for more details please see this link.