This year, The Summit lineup includes Chris Boardman, Ned Boulting, Conductor and Cyclehack, all of whom have already been announced as guest speakers.
A further range of over fifty cycling celebrities, award winners, record holders, writers, experts and campaigners will take the stage at The Summit at this year’s Spin Cycling Festival.
Friday, May 12th
Industry/ Innovation / Business and branding Presenter: presenter and journalist Rebecca Charlton
14:15 Innovation in frame building Tom Donhou, Donhou Bikes.
15:00 A new way to shop – innovation in the cycling trade Richard Allmark, Founder and Managing director, NEOS Cycling and Will Miles, Managing director, VeloBrands.
15:45 Elliptigo – the innovative way to exercise outdoors
16:30 Fashion design in cycling Lorenzo Curci, Founder and Director, Huez.
17:15 Bicycle Design; Innovations, Challenges and Controversies Jonathan Paulus, Paulus Quiros.
18:00 Brand Storytelling in Cycling MJ Jackson, Creative director, Conductor.
Saturday, May 13th
Urban cycling: the future of cycling in the city Presenter: journalist Rebecca Charlton
11:45 Cycling infrastructure in the city
12:30 Your mum: who we need to get cycling and why – and how Healthy Streets and Liveable Neighbourhoods can help. Simon Munk, Infrastructure campaigner, LCC.
13:15 Chris Boardman in conversation with Ned Boulting
14:00 VeloCityGirl – future of urban cycling and cycling in the city Jools Walker, Founder, VeloCityGirl.
14:45 Making urban cycling accessible and fun Owen Blandy, Race Team Manager, East London Fixed.
15:30 In conversation with Juliet Elliott
16:15 Cycling culture – look mum no hands
Sunday, May 14th Road cycling
11:00 10 ways to bagging a KOM Simon Warren, Author of the ‘Greatest Cycling Climbs books.’
11:45 Refuel: How Volcano pods can help your performance Volcano Coffee Works
12:30 What’s new in the world of cycling hacks? Sarah Drummond, Co-Founder and Director, CycleHack.
13:15 Lands End to John O’Groats – smashing the record Dom Irvine, Pedalling Success.
14:00 How to improve your cycling performance Dr James Hopker, Senior Lecturer, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, University of Kent.
14:45 Endurance and ultracycling – supported or unsupported? Darren Franks, Adventure Capitalist and Jasmijn Muller, Ultracyclist.