The two distributors are running dealer house shows back-to-back in September, so dealers making the trip can easily double up

Saddleback and Paligap unveil 2014 preview show dates

Saddleback’s Dealer House Show runs at its Yate, Bristol HQ on Tuesday September 10th to Thursday 12th 2013, while Paligap’s in-house 2014 Presentation Week runs from Sunday Sept 8th to Friday 12th at its HQ, also in Yate, Bristol.

Dealers heading to Saddleback’s show will get a first-hand look and ride of Felt Bicycles 2014 range, a preview of Castelli SS14 lines and many more product exclusives.

Felt Bicycles founder Jim Felt and Road product manager Dave Koesel will fly in from California especially to present the MY14 bikes. Regular product seminars will be scheduled each day, letting dealers tap into their wealth of knowledge about Felt Bicycles.

This year, Saddleback is expanding the demo ride programme with daily guided rides catering for all abilities, departing twice daily into the beautiful Cotswolds countryside. Dealers can bring their helmet, pedals, shoes and Saddleback will provide a complementary Castelli kit to all riders. Backed up with a team car “broom wagon” and shower facilities on your return.

Claud the Butler will once again provide coffee and cake, with an evening pub meal planned on Tuesday and Wednesday. Accommodation will be provided on a first come basis (Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday night), which you can book online today.

MD Andy Wigmore said: “Following our most successful season yet we would like to invite dealers to Saddleback’s MY14 exclusive product launch. Last years House Show was greatly enjoyed by all, with the demo rides especially oversubscribed. Building on this success we are making the show even bigger, better and more enjoyable for 2013.

"We would like to thank dealers for your continued support and we look forward to welcoming you as we prepare for another exciting year!"

Dealers can register for the Dealer House Show today here.

Paligap In-House 2014 Presentation Week
Paligap’s 2014 official product launch to be held at their 16,000sq foot head office in Yate, Bristol.

Paligap will be showing the new 2014 Avanti Bike line up as well as the new range of Turbo Trainers from CycleOps (Including the new 2014 Fluid2 Model). New products also from PowerTap, Stans NoTubes, Challenge Tyres Cipollini, VDO, DMT & Mio will be on show

Paligap’s show runs from Sunday September 8th of to Thursday the 12th with an evening party event on the Sunday. Times are as follows:

Sunday 8th: Monday 9th: Tuesday 10th: Wednesday 11th: Thursday 12Th:

10.00 – 1700 10.00 – 2000 10.00 – 2000 10.00 – 2000 10.00 – 1500

Paligap MD David Lane said: “Holding the in-house show at our facility gives our dealers the chance to meet us within our own environment in a more relaxed and informal manner but at the same time allows us to showcase our brands to all that come and see us.

"We will be running daily competitions, offering plenty of local cuisine and only the finest coffee during each day and would love to see as many dealers as possible during this busy time for UK distributors holding their own show. Remember we are only a stone’s throw from Saddleback and you can combine coming along to see both of us in one day.”

All dealers are asked to pre-register at or contact their Area Account Manager.

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