Cycling Weekly were at Cycle Show 2009 at Earls Court in London to bring you plenty of photos of the latest new bikes, components and accessories.
We strolled around the blue carpet taking pictures of as much new kit as we could.
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The vast majority of the distributors, manufacturers and retailers we spoke to have had a successful 2009, with several major brands completely selling out of ’09 bikes.
If the trend continues, 2010 looks like it’s going to be a big year for cycling, as numbers of leisure bikers, commuters and those taking part in organised cycling events increases.
Cycle Show 2009 was open to the public from Friday, October 9, to Sunday, October 11, at Earls Court exhibition centre, London.
Scott CR1 SL, £4,699
Garmin had got hold of Daniel Martin’s Garmin-Slipstream Felt team bike. The man himself was at the show on Saturday
Garmin’s dinky Edge 500 GPS-based bike computer caused a stir – it can track speed, distance, elevation change and route of your ride, all for £199
The aero lines of the Basso Konos time trial bike
Basso Laguna carbon fibre-framed road bike
Barbed wire paintjob on this Pegoretti, road framesets start from £1,600
Downhill world champion Steve Peat’s Santa Cruz syndicate team bike
New 6700 Ultegra groupset on Shimano’s stand
Ultegra 6700 rear mech
Dainty lines of the Ultegra 6700 brake calipers
Carbon blades on the 6700 Ultegra levers
Pro Flex Fuga carbon road bike – the brand is trying to make a comeback to the British market
The very unfixed Betty Leeds from Fixie Inc
Paul Smith designed prototype Condor Leggero with Shimano electronic Dura Ace. The price? If you have to ask…
Clothes designer Paul Smith’s trademark stripes subtly adorn the chain stays