Peaty and Josh ‘Ratboy’ Bryceland will both be attending The Bike Place on Monday 26th January at the Jungle stand in Hall 3. Meanwhile Orange Bikes will have Guy Martin, also on the Monday in Hall 3 (stand number 32F).
In addition to Shoretrax in Hall 4, the Bike Place will this year add a new indoor test and demo track in the pit garages underneath the Wing – an area the public rarely get to see. The organisers said: "For all you petrol heads its a great place to demo a new bike, maybe have a first go on an e-bike or try out the Hovertrax."
Bike Place 2015 will also see the introduction of a food court next to the test track, offering a greater range of food and drinks for visitors and exhibitors.
Bike Place debutant Fisher Outdoor Leisure will have its wide range of brands at the show like SRAM, Santini and LOOK as well as offering chance to win a Silverstone Hot Ride, courtesy of Seasucker Bike Racks. Everyone attending the show on Sunday will automatically have the chance of winning the thrilling experience of being driven around the world-class circuit by a pro instructor in a track-prepared sports car. Seasucker car racks are tested on car tracks at speeds up to 140mph, so they won’t be out of place at Silverstone.
Wildoo cycle clothing, bottles, capes, musettes and accessories will feature too, including its VeloPac sub brand.
Czech Republic brand Rubena will be represented at the Bike Place with its extensive range of bicycle tyres and tubes. The portfolio covers MTB and extreme, BMX, road race and city and tour with a mind-boggling selection of over 40 different model names, 40 different tread patterns and almost 50 different sizes.
Earlier this year, Rubena launched the Gaadi easy-change, open-loop tube which eliminates the need to remove the wheel when changing a tyre. By removing the sidewall of the tyre from the rim and removing the old tube, the open-loop tube can be inserted into the tyre and the wheel is then rotated all the way around until the ends meet. Gaadi tubes are made primarily for E-bikes, but can be used on any bike with a size range from 20” to 29er. Rubena and Gaadi are distributed in the UK by Bike Tyrestore. Head to the stand 44N to see them in the flesh.
Moore Large, another Bike Place newcomer, will bring along a selection of its vast array of brands, including American Classic and Lake footwear.
Hiplok’s 2015 range of wearable bike security will appear at Silverstone including the new Hiplok GOLD and Hiplok DC, both of which will hit stores this March. Both the Hiplok GOLD wearable chain lock and the Hiplok DC, D and cable duo, sit at the top end of the range, offering superior protection for high-risk areas while following Hiplok’s unique design approach to portable bike security. Both previewed at Eurobike and Interbike, the GOLD is Hiplok’s highest security lock to date (£84.99) while the DC is a D lock with cable in one characteristically easy to carry package (£59.99).
Those planning on attending are asked to pre register at www.thebikeplaceshow.co.uk before 9am on Friday 23rd January. If you not registered you can do so on the day, but this will take longer & you may have to wait at peak times, please bring a business card or form of ID that proves you are working in the cycle trade if you wish to do this.
The Bike Place is open to Trade visitors only.
The Dates for the 2015 show are:
Sunday 25th January 9.30 – 6pm
Monday 26th January 9.30 – 6pm
Tuesday 27th January 9.30 – 5pm
We’ve plenty more info on the Bike Place here on BikeBiz.com