Bespoked announces talks lineup

The Bristol-based Bespoked Show has announced a broad range of talks and discussions, which will take place across the three days of the event.

Subjects will include how the industry can use framebuilding to address gender inequality within society, a discussion with the man who made Grayson Perry’s ‘Princess Freedom’ bicycle and discussing attendees questions with a panel of mountain bike experts, custom carbon makers and industry leaders in the handmade bicycle world.


Friday 20th April

15.00 – Women’s Framebuilder Initiative
Come and join our panel to discuss how we can use framebuilding to address gender inequality within society.

16.00 – When Framebuilding Becomes Art
The Making of Grayson Perry’s Princess Freedom Bicycle by Petor Georgallou of Dear Susan.

Saturday 21st April

10.30 – Designed for Adventure
From design to adventure, framebuilder Darron Coppin of Sven
Cycles and rider Oscar Jenkinson’s talk about his recent trip around Thailand.

11.30 – Steel is Real
A panel of the top makers and designers discuss the current progression in hard core mountain bike frames.

12.30 – Ride the Divide Film and Q&A
Last year, Rickie Cotter and Lee Craigie rode the Tour Divide, a 2,745 mile self-supported mountain bike race from Canada to Mexico. They filmed the whole, eventful journey and this film will be shown followed by a Q&A with both athletes.

14.30 – Custom Carbon
A panel Q & A with the world’s best custom carbon makers.

15.30 – Peacock Groove
Deep Custom with Erik Noren of Peacock Groove Bicycles

Sunday 22nd April

11.00 – It Begins With the Fit
Andy Sexton of Bike Science will demonstrate the importance of a good bike fit.

12.00 – Chris King (tbc)

13.00 – Framebuilder Q & A
Put your questions to a panel of industry leaders from the framebuilding world.

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