SPIN is a major cycling festival celebrating the world of road and urban biking. Taking place in both London and Manchester, the event is set to take over the Victoria Warehouse this May and offer a complete immersion in cycling culture, suitable for all ages, and all levels of expertise. The event will showcase famous bike brands such as Cinelli, Brompton, and Boardman – and there’s load to do as well as shopping for the ultimate wheels. Try bikes that take your fancy on an indoor test track, with a mini version for budding Bradley Wiggins’. Elsewhere, browse the latest looks from bike fashion brands, alongside lifestyle and cycling accessories, including all the latest technical gear and innovations as well as kit like water bottles, sat navs, paniers and sunglasses that makes life that bit easier on two wheels. Special guest speakers, workshops and presentations on subjects like frame building round the event out into bike heaven. A market area will be selling street food and the best in regional craft beer, while coffee festival, Cup North, will be taking care of your caffeine-based refreshments.

Fri 6 – Sun 8 May, Victoria Warehouse, Trafford Wharf Road, Stretford, Manchester M17 1AB, Tel: 0871 297 0202, 5pm – 8pm (Fri); 10am – 5pm (Sat and Sun), £13 (day)/£21 (w/end), www.spin-manchester.com

Fri 6 May - Sun 8 May
A. James Simpkin
Published on:
Tue 3 May 2016