The first Pedal Power Festival of Bike gets closer!

Excitement is growing at Pedal Power HQ ahead of the first ever Pedal Power Festival of Bike – we’ve got an amazing selection of bikes to demo, informative seminars, two great demo loops and activities for all the family coming up in West Calder on Sunday 8th April.

Guided rides on our road and MTB loops every hour from 10:30 until 14:30, with the last bikes out at 15:15. If you prefer to head out on your own then our two loops will take about 40 minutes to ride.

The Frog Bike test track in Union Square will be open from 10:00 to 16:00 for little riders to try out Frog Bike’s superb range of lightweight kids bikes. We’ve also got a fun quest for kids around the store with great prizes and some fab competitions to enter.

West Lothian Bike Library will be joining in the fun with their Giant hybrid eBike fleet to try out and unique smoothie making bike!

Muc Off, the maestros of bike care, will be on hand to advise on the best way to care for your bikes.

Join us over in the store for a series of informative seminars, our experienced team of mechanics have lined up a great series of hints and tips sessions and will be on hand all day for maintenance advice. We’re also being joined by Gary Hand of Espresso Cycle Coaching, for two expert sessions on preparing for events. Gary and his colleagues at Espresso Cycle Coaching offer 1-1 individual tailored cycling coaching programs for riders of all abilities.

11:00 Pedal Power Mechanic’s Masterclass – getting the good bike ready for spring
12:00 Gary Hand – preparing for your big event
13:00 Pedal Power Mechanic’s Masterclass – 10 insider tips to keep your bike running smoothly
14:00 Gary Hand – perfect race day nutrition
15:00 Pedal Power Mechanic’s Masterclass – packing your bike for a training camp

Our brilliant bike brands are bringing an amazing array of their latest and greatest bikes for you to try out – road bikes, MTB, eBikes and kids bikes.

Giant Bicycle
Trance 2 – small
Trance 2 – medium
Trance 2 – large
Anthem Advanced Pro Carbon 29er – small
Anthem Advanced Pro Carbon 29er – medium
Anthem Advanced Pro Carbon 29er – large
Reign 1 – small
Reign 1 – medium
Reign 1 – large
TCR Advanced Pro 1 – small
TCR Advanced Pro 1 – medium
TCR Advanced Pro 1 – large
Propel Advanced Pro 2 – small
Propel Advanced Pro 2 – medium
Propel Advanced Pro 2 – large
Defy Advanced Pro 1 – small
Defy Advanced Pro 1 – medium
Defy Advanced Pro 1 – large
Road-E+ 1 Pro – medium
Dirt-E+ 1 Pro – large
Vall-E+ Pro – small

Ibis Cycles
Ripley LS v3 – medium
Ripley LS v3 – large
Ripley LS v3 – extra large
Mojo 3 – small
Mojo 3 – medium
Mojo 3 – large
Mojo HD4 – small
Mojo HD4 – medium
Mojo HD4 – large
Mojo HD4 – extra large

Look Cycle
795 Light RS – small
795 Light RS – medium
795 Light RS – large
785HuezRS – small
785 HuezRS – medium
785 Huez – medium
785 Huez – large
765 Optimum Disc – small
765 Optimum Disc – medium

Cannondale
Jekyll – medium
Jekyll – large
Trigger – medium
Trigger – large
Scalpel – medium
Motterra – medium
Motterra – large
Supersix EVO – 54
Supersix EVO – 56
Synapse – 56
Synapse – 56
Synapse – 58

Specialized Bikes
Men’s Turbo Levo FSR Comp Carbon – small
Men’s Turbo Levo FSR Comp Carbon – medium
Men’s Turbo Levo FSR Comp Carbon – large
Turbo Kenevo Expert – medium
Turbo Kenevo Expert – large
Men’s Diverge Comp – 56
Men’s Diverge Comp – 58
Enduro Elite 29 – large
Enduro Elite 27.5 – medium
Stumpjumper Expert – large
Men’s Epic Expert – medium

Frog Bikes
Tadpole
Frog 43
Frog 48
Frog 55
Frog 62
Frog 69
Frog 73
Frog 78
Frog Road 58
Frog Road 70
Frog MTB 62
Frog MTB 69
Frog MTB 72

 

What do I need to bring?
Photo ID – either a passport or driving licence
Debit or credit card – just for security, we won’t charge your card
Helmet – you must have a helmet to demo a bike
Pedals

What time does the Festival of Bike start?
The first demo rides start at 10:00 and the last ones at 15:00.

Is there an age limit?
Everyone is welcome at the Festival of Bike, but you will need to be 16 to demo an adult bike. Riders under U16 wanting to ride on the main test loops must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Where can I park?
Free parking is available throughout West Calder

How do demo rides work?
Each demo ride is a maximum of 45 minutes long and is limited to our demo loops.

How many bikes can I try?
After you have been checked in at registration you will then be free to test as many bikes as you like throughout the day. You will be checked in every time you take out a bike, and checked out when you bring the bike back to each stand.

Can I book a bike to demo?
Bikes are available on a first come, first served basis, but if you’re interested in a specific bike then please email shop@pedalpower.org.uk

What else is there to do?
The Festival of Bike has something for all the family with activities for all ages – we’ll have a fun quest for kids with prizes, you can try out our smoothie maker bike and great competitions to enter.
We’ll be running seminars with free advice on nutrition, maintenance and bike care with experts on hand from Muc Off, Espresso Cycle Coaching and Pedal Power’s own bike gurus to answer your questions.

How can I contact the organiser?
If you have any questions please contact the team here at Pedal Power – shop@pedalpower.org.uk / 01506 873123