YOU are invited to send a photographer / reporter / camera crew to a photocall at The SECC, Glasgow (on Friday 15 April 2011 at 9:45 for 10:00) to launch the Scottish Bike Show, acknowledged as Scotland’s first consumer bike show, which runs from Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 April 2011.
What: For a taste of what’s to come at The Scottish Bike Show on 16 and 17 April, two BSD BMX stunt team riders, UK Champions Kriss Kyle from Stranraer and Chaz Mailey from Dumbarton, will be performing gravity-defying aerial manoeuvres set against the backdrop of Glasgow’s dramatic cityscape.
They will be using a custom ramp built especially for the show by Unit 23 skatepark.
The tricks will include tabletops, tailwhips and Kriss’s speciality move, the flair, a 180-degree backflip. Kriss (who is also sponsored by Nike 6.0) and Chaz are two of the top riders in the UK right now and travel worldwide representing their sponsors and Scotland.
Rowan Mackie from Magdala Media Ltd, organisers of the inaugural Scottish Bike Show, will be available for interview, together with the BMX stunt riders.
Where: The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Exhibition Way, Glasgow G3 8YW
When: 9:45 for 10:00 start
Friday 15 April 2011
(RSVP: if you are attending – Paddy Cuthbert – Podge Publicity – T: 07968 699636 / E: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Media accreditation – For media accreditation / press passes to the show please contact Paddy Cuthbert.
For Info on the BSD BMX Stunt Team go to: http://www.bsdforever.com;
Or to watch Kriss Kyle in action: http://vimeo.com/21078286
THE SCOTTISH BIKE SHOW 2011
Whether you’re a cycle commuter, you ride on trail, track or road, or simply enjoy a bike ride at the weekend with your family and friends The Scottish Bike Show 2011, being staged at the SECC, Glasgow, on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 April, is simply not to be missed.
cotland’s growing cycling community – road, mountain bike, street trials, bmx and leisure riders and commuters – will have an all-encompassing cycle show right on their doorstep.
With independent bike shops, distributors and manufacturers selling a huge range of the latest bikes, cycle gear and accessories; a central arena hosting jaw-dropping cycle stunt displays from the BSD BMX stunt team and The 7stanes Display team; have a go bike test sessions on forest and city style tracks and Scotland’s cycling organisations and events organisers offering expert advice there will be something for everyone; from hardened enthusiasts to families and the curious new comer.
For those who love cycling and the great outdoors The Scottish Bike Show will also showcase Scotland’s growing cycle leisure and active tourism industry.
Cycling holiday and activity providers, representatives from leading mountain bike trail centres, mountain bike coaching and guiding companies and organisers of open mass participation bike races and bike festivals will be represented at the show.
There will also be expert cycling advice on hand from a number of national and community cycling organisations, including the official cycling partner of the show, Scottish Cycling, together with Cycling Scotland, Sustrans and The Bike Station; all eager to promote their joint vision for Scotland to be a nation of cyclists, through leisure and competitive cycling.
Anyone who decides to take a pedal to the show will have the opportunity to give their bike a quick service with the Bike Station’s Dr Bike tune up service… and best of all it’s free!!
Tickets for The Scottish Bike Show are great value for money – £7.50 adults, £5.50 kids and £20 for a family ticket – two adults, two kids – if you book online in advance. Tickets on the door: £9.50 adults, £7.50 kids and £25.00 family ticket.
For further information on The Scottish Bike Show and to book tickets go to: http://www.thescottishbikeshow.com/
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