Bike Dates 2000

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20th-22nd February

40°, Earls Court, London

Fashion show with new sports element, including mountain biking.

27th Feb1st March

Spring COLA/SOLTEX, Manchester

The outdoor leisure industry show.

Tel: 0181 842 1111

5-7th March

Cycle & Leisure Show, NEC Birmingham

01926 815597 (note: this IS the correct spelling).

14th March

E-commerce for the smaller business

British Library conference centre

Tel: 020 7412 7470

18-19th March

RAV4 MTB race series

Thetford Forest, Norfolk

XC Round 1

Tel: 0161 230 2301

28-30th March

E-commerce Expo 2000

NEC Birmingham

0870 7511 478

1st-2nd April

RAV4 MTB race series

Innerleithen, Scotland

Downhill & Dual Round 1

Tel: 0161 230 2301

22nd-23rd April

RAV4 MTB race series

Margham Park, Swansea

XC Round 2

Tel: 0161 230 2301

28-30th April

Bike 2000, NEC Birmingham

Tel: 01225 442244


7th-10th April

Taipei International Cycle Show, Taipei, Taiwan

Tel: 00 886 2 725 1111

13th-16th April

European Outdoor & Bike Festival

Friedrichshafen, Germany

6th-7th May

RAV4 MTB race series

Pately Bridge, N. Yorks

Downhill & Dual Round 2

Tel: 0161 230 2301

27-29th May

Encycleopedia, York

Billed as 3Britain1s first try-out cycle show.2

Tel: 01904 654654


4th-8th June

The Retail Interiors Show

Birmingham NEC

17th-18th June

RAV4 MTB race series

Builth Wells, Mid-Wales

XC, Downhill & Dual Round 3

Tel: 0161 230 2301

23rd-25th June

National Cycling Festival 2000, Knavesmire, York

The BA/CTC show coinciding with the York Rally

Essential Events

Tel: 01225 483141

July 1st - 23rd

Tour de France

Stage 1 (Time Trial) July 1st Futuroscope 16 kms

Stage 2 July 2nd Futuroscope - Loudun 191 kms

Stage 3 July 3rd Loudun - Nantes 170 km

Stage 4 (Team time trial) July 4th Nantes - Saint Nazaire 69 km

Stage 5 July 5th Vannes - Vitre 198 km

Stage 6 July 6th Vitre - Tours 197 km

Stage 7 July 7th Tours - Limoges 192 km

Stage 8 (Time Trial) July 8th Limoge - Villeneuve-sur-Lot 200 kms

Stage 9 July 9th Agen - Dax 182 kms

Stage 10 July 10th Dax - Lourdes Hautacam 205 kms

Stage 11 July 11th Bagneres de Bigorre - Revel 219 kms

Rest Day July 12th (Transfer)

Stage 12 July 13th Carpentras - Mont Ventoux 149 kms

Stage 13 July 14th Avignon - Draguignan 182 kms

Stage 14 July 15th Draguignan - Briançon 249 kms

Stage 15 July 16th Briançon - Courchevel 168 kms

Rest Day July 17th (Courcheval)

Stage 16 July 18th Courchevel - Morzine 196 kms

Stage 17 July 19th Evian - Lausanne 155 kms

Stage 18 July 20th Lausanne - Fribourg en Brisgau 152 kms

Stage 19 (Time Trial) July 21st Fribourg - Mulhouse 59 kms

Stage 20 July 22nd Belfort - Troyes 248 kms

Stage 21 July 23rd Paris - (Champs Elysees) 135 kms

8th-9th July

RAV4 MTB race series

Rheola Forest, Swansea

Downhill Round 4

Tel: 0161 230 2301

22nd-23rd July

RAV4 MTB race series

Ashton Court, Bristol

XC Round 4

Tel: 0161 230 2301


Urban Tour

'MBUK on the road'

Tues 1st: Blackpool

Wed 2nd: Whitley Bay

Thurs 3rd: Scarborough

Tues 8th: Cardiff

Wed 9th: Weston super Mare

Thurs 10th: Paignton

Tues 15th: Bournemouth

Wed 16th: Clapton

Thurs 17th: Brighton

Tel: 01225 442244

Email: (new site: uploaded Feb 2000?).

5th-6th August

RAV4 MTB race series

Innerleithan, Scotland

XC & Downhill Nationals, Dual Round 4

Tel: 0161 230 2301

31st Aug-3rd September

Eurobike, Friedrichshafen, Germany

UK contact: 01208 821775

13th-17th September

Intermot, Munchen, Germany

This is a motorbike show that may get a bicycle show tagged on to it, either on these dates or some totally different ones

UK contact: Paul Evans, tel. 0181 9404625


24th-26th September

AutumnCOLA, Harrogate

The outdoor leisure industry show.

Tel: 0181 842 1111

9th-10th September

RAV4 MTB race series

Nannarch, Mold, N Wales

XC, Downhill and Dual Round 5

Tel: 0161 230 2301

15-18th September

IFMA Köln, Germany

UK contact: Tony Pittman, German Chamber of Industry & Commerce

Tel: 0181 681 8166

Tel: 00 49 221 821 2367

(This was originally planned for 5-8th October but with Shimano saying it wanted a mid-September show, IFMA moved its dates forward. Shimano Europa has now said it will be exhibiting at this as its only German show, and for that read Shimano has annointed IFMA as its only major Continental show leaving Friedrichshafen out in the cold).

16-19th September


(This has moved back a touch - the original dates were 22-25th September)

25-28th September

Interbike, Las Vegas, America.

Tel: 00 1 949 376 6161

5th-8th November

ACT AGM (UK airport) and Conference


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