Looking for something cycle-centric to do on the weekend of the 11th and 12th of June? Bristol, the countries first cycling city plays host to it's annual boutique bike fair.
Bespoked Bristol is the event for bicycle makers and enthusiasts to come together, to discuss and share ideas. It is not a trade fair where you are shown products, this is a place to view craftsmanship, discuss possibilities and share dream projects!
The event is the UK’s first handmade & boutique bicycle show celebrating the craft of beautiful bicycles. It will showcase the talents of independent makers and designers of bicycles, small-scale makers of premium products, components, clothing, bicycle accessories, and media.
Awards will be up for grabs, including the most beautiful bicycle and product of the show.
The Show Awards
The Awards are:-
The Reynolds - Best of Show 2011
The Reynolds - Best Road Frame
The Brooks - Best Track Frame
The Brooks - Best off Road Frame
The Brooks - Best Utility Bicycle
The Brooks - Public Vote
The Judges are:-
Rob Penn (It’s all about the bike, BBC Ride of My Life)
Matt Skinner (What Mountain Bike)
Steve Worland (MBUK)
Neil Pedoe (Cycling Plus) TBC
Paul Vincent (Bicycle Design Consultant)
Tim March (BMX legend)
Fancy trying your hand at frame building? Downland Cycles will be giving away a fantastic prize of a place on one of their frame building courses.
Competitors will have to mitre a piece of tubing in 3 minutes using hacksaw and files. The best mitre at end of the weekend wins the place.
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