SOME of the world’s leading cycling brands will be racing to Harrogate in October for Yorkshire’s first major cycle expo.

Following another stunning Tour de Yorkshire in May, Cycle Expo Yorkshire is set to welcome cycling enthusiasts to the Harrogate’s Yorkshire Event Centre from October 12 to 14, adding to the county’s unrivalled repertoire of international-grade cycle events.

The fantastic indoor exhibition halls will display a range of bikes, clothing and accessories, as well as the very best in e-bike brands and nutritional products. There will be the chance to see and explore new cycling destinations in the Travel Zone, and even grab yourself some exclusive show deals too.

Outside, there will be a number of races and competitions covering all cycling disciplines, from a closed road circuit race, to a large Cyclocross event and an international pro-rider flatland competition. Plus, there’ll be a run race, a kid’s only demo track, and competitions with prizes up for grabs.

The Cycle Expo Yorkshire will boast several carefully created demo areas, where enthusiasts can try the latest models from some of the industry’s most exciting brands.

Featuring a woodland mountain bike track and a kids’ zone with expert coaches on hand, Cycle Expo Yorkshire caters for everyone, from the novice and beginner, to the dedicated amateurs and professionals.

Charlotte Scoular of Cycle Expo Yorkshire said: “We are proud to be adding another event to Yorkshire’s unrivalled cycling calendar. There is so much to see and do at Cycle Expo Yorkshire – it really is a feast of entertainment for all the family to enjoy. We’re so excited to be able to bring a wide range of cycling disciplines to the event and hope that we can get as many people as possible excited about cycling. Whether you’re a complete novice, budding amateur or a serious professional on two wheels.”

Top 5 reasons to visit Cycle Expo Yorkshire

Try out the latest bike models: Beginners and experts alike are welcome to try out the latest models from some of the very best bike brands, on a variety of terrains. Whether you ride mountain bikes, e-bikes, gravel bikes, road bikes or recumbent bikes, there’ll be a zone for you to get riding!

Live race action: From a virtual race, to a cyclocross race and a closed road crit race, we guarantee there’ll be a race for you to cheer along. Or, why not join in the action for yourself? For details on how to sign up, visit www.cycleexpo.co.uk

Witness jaw-dropping stunts: If stunts are more your thing, watch the experts demonstrate an array of exciting feats. Riders of all levels will be coming together to show off their freestyle BMX skills, and Danny Butler will be performing freestyle tricks on a carbon fibre road bike.

Fun for the whole family: Visit the dedicated kids’ zone and get involved in activities and games throughout the weekend. HSBC British Cycling and Little Rippers will be on hand to provide fun coaching sessions for younger riders.

Celebrity meet-and-greets: Throughout the weekend a host of famous faces in the cycling industry will be attending the show. Stop by and see Olympian Lizzie Deignan, UCI World Trails Champion Jack Carthy, UCI World Trails Champion and Flatland BMXer Matti Hemmings.

Find plenty more information at www.cycleexpo.co.uk - whatever you love about cycling, you’ll find it at Cycle Expo Yorkshire.