Cyclist to speak at big show

Ed Clancy
Ed Clancy
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Newton cycling hero Ed Clancy will speak at this year’s Cycle show.

The reigning Olympic Team Pursuit world champions Clancy and Joanne Rowsell Shand MBE and three-time World Pursuit Champion Dani King will take to the stage at the NEC, Birmingham, for the fifteenth edition of the event.

It will be the first UK public appearance for JLT Condor rider Clancy, who hails from Yorkshire but lives in Newton, and Wiggle Honda’s Rowsell Shand to follow the 2016 Rio Olympics, where they are tipped for Gold in the men’s and women’s Team Pursuit respectively.

Speaking on the announcement, Director of the Cycle Show, Chris Holman, said: “With Ed and Jo odds on for golds again, we couldn’t be happier to confirm they’re coming back to the show to tell everyone about their latest track exploits in Rio.”

Also appearing at the show will be former professional downhill mountain biker, turned commentator and bike shop entrepreneur Rob Warner, who’ll be on stage with MTB photographer Steve Behr, former professional road cyclist and Vitus ambassador Sean Kelly and former British and World mountain bike trials champion Martyn Ashton,

Confirmed exhibitors this year include Cannondale, Condor, Trek, Canyon, Bianchi, Schwalbe, GoPro, Cube, Ridley, Saracen, Colnago, Whyte, Orange, Merckx and many more.

The Cycle Show takes place this September 23 to 25 at the NEC, Birmingham. The UK’s longest running cycle exhibition, this year will see 283 companies taking part and over 28,000 visitors in attendance.

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