The trade day was packed. First pix here.

Cycle Show kicks off in London

The Cycle Show organisers said they were very happy with the feel of the show, and attendance on the first day. Official attendance figures will be provided early next week, said show manager Andrew Brabazon.

Here are some pix from the trade day. Hit ‘slideshow’ for rolling pix. And here’s a YouTube video by the CTC.

Show highlights include Charge fixies and hardtails, plus the ‘distressed’ kitchenette.

Condor’s 60th birthday party, featuring Phil Liggett, Disco Stu and Mick Jagger’s road bike.

Fizik’s four sizes/styles of MTB saddles, depending on travel per bike.

Hope’s 24-inch, £2000 kids bike. Some of the CNC’ed parts have been seen at Eurobike and Interbike but this is the first time the bike has been seen in one piece.

Hope’s new LED Vision One battery lamp.

The £10,100 Santana Quad from JD Cycle’s.

The camo kid’s jersey from Polaris.

Transport for London’s new Bespoke cycling products brand, licensed to Fisher Outdoor Leisure. First products are LEDs and Harrington-style classy black jackets, with mudguards to come before Christmas, and lots more in 2008.

Raleigh’s upmarket town bikes (Pioneer Elites), the reissue DBR with the retro splatter paint job and the reissued Raleigh Burner Super Tuff Burner. Only 500 will be made, and all have been booked by dealers already.

There will be more pix and a full report in the November issue of BikeBiz.

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