Cycling

Yorkshire Bicycle Show: The Talks

1690686_222151791318790_1240350405_nThe Yorkshire Bicycle Show takes place over the weekend of the Tour de France Grand Depart in Yorkshire, the 4th – 6th July, at Leeds Town Hall. The organisers have just finalised the list of talks that will be hosted as part of the event and here it is! More details about each session on the bicycle show website. You may be particularly interested in what’s going on at 3pm on Saturday 5th July…

FRIDAY 4TH JULY

12PM – 1PM: FULL WINDSOR: STARTING A CYCLING BRAND FROM SCRATCH
Mark Windsor

1PM – 2PM: CYCLING IN THE CITY
Councillor Roger Harington (Cycling Champion, Leeds City Council)
Lizzie Reather (Chair of Leeds Cycling Campaign)
David Hall (Sustrans)

2PM – 3PM: COAST TO COAST – THE HARD WAY
Wayne Elliott (Founder of EDs Bikes)

3PM -4PM: TOP TEN TIPS FOR FOLLOWING THE TOUR
Simon Warren (Author of 100 Greatest Cycling Climbs)

4PM -5PM: FILM: LIFE CYCLES

5PM -7PM: AN EVENING WITH ROAD CYCLING UK
WELCOMING THE TOUR

SATURDAY 5TH JULY

9:30AM -12PM: THE GRAND DEPART CHARITY BRUNCH
A special brunch to celebrate the Tour.
Please note this is a paid, ticketed event in aid of Cardiac Risk in the Young.
£25 Tickets are available here.

1PM -2PM: THE EXTRA MILE: IMPROVING ENDURANCE ON THE BIKE
Mark Grange (Velocoaching, professional cycling coach)

2PM -3PM: HOW THE BICYCLE GOT ITS SPOKES
Philip Garsed

3PM -4PM: CYCLING EUROPE ON A BIKE CALLED REGGIE
Andrew Sykes ( Long Distance Cyclist & Author)
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Inspired by Olympic athletes and accompanied by his faithful bicycle Reggie, Andrew Sykes set off for a trans-continental cycling adventure. Come and hear the inspiring story behind the witty travelogues ‘Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie’ and the follow-up book ‘Along The Med on a Bike Called Reggie’ which will be launched at today’s show!

4PM -5PM: OPTIMAL TRAINING WITH POWER – FROM AMATEUR TO ELITE
Xavier Disley

5PM -6PM: MORE BUMS ON SADDLES
Anna Glowinski (TV Presenter, founder of women’s cycling brand AnaNichoola, semi-professional cyclist)

SUNDAY 4TH JULY

10AM -11AM: SHORT FILMS

PEACE COFFEE – SAM DELIVERS
Director: Paul Irmiter

WHEELIN’
Director: JD Schulyer

EXPERIMENTS IN SPEED
Director: Greg Hackett

HUMAN POWER
Director: Neal Hartman

YN RICH KIDS – MY BIKE
Director: Ben Hughes

THE YORKSHIRE DALES – ON FIXED GEAR
Director: Crowns and Owls

11AM – 12PM: AROUND THE WORLD BY BIKE
STORIES FROM AN ADVENTURE & LESSONS FROM THE ROAD
Tom Bruce (Round the world cyclist)

12PM – 1PM: THE SECRET DOUBLE LIFE OF THE ADVENTURE CYCLIST
Emily Chappell, Anna McNuff, Will Hodson (aka SuperCyclingMan) (Solo Adventurers)

1PM – 2PM: FLYING BLIND FOR BLIND CYCLING
Brian Hoyle (Professor of Electronic Sensors & Instrumentation, University of Leeds)

2PM – 3PM: LANTERNE ROUGE – THE LAST MAN IN THE TOUR DE FRANCE
Max Leonard (Writer and cyclist, Max has written about bicycles for Rouleur, Monocle, Esquire, Grafik, Rapha, Road.cc and others)

3PM – 4PM: GIRONIMO!
Tim Moore (Tim’s writing has appeared in the Daily Telegraph, The Observer, Sunday Times and Esquire. He is the author of several cycling books.)

4PM – 5PM: PANTANI: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF A CYCLIST
James Erskine (Writer and Director)

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