Bespoked and London velodrome taster track sessions Schwag Grab - we have a winner!

Your chance to win free tickets to the show plus a taster session on the London 2012 velodrome

by David Arthur   March 31, 2014  


Time to draw some winners for our recent Bespoked competition, where you had the chance to win free show tickets plus taster track sessions on the London 2012 velodrome. How good a prize is that? No surprise that we had quite a few entries. Here though are the winners. 

Winning a pair of free show and track taster tickets on Saturday is jsabine, and a pair of show and track tickets for Sunday go to petelanc. Congratulations both, we're sure you'll have a fabulous time. And, winning a pair of tickets for just the show are jimbocrimbo and turnerc99. Congrats to them too, and sorry to everyone who didn't get lucky.  If you could all email and we'll arrange your tickets for you.


The popular Bespoked handmade bicycle show is taking place at London's Lee Valley Velopark, home of the track cycling, BMX and Paralympic track cycling during the London 2012 Olympic games, on 11-13th April 2014.

The organiser Phil Taylor has just been in touch and being the generous sort he is, is offering up some free tickets to a handful of very lucky readers. As if gaining free entry to one of the UK’s hottest bicycle shows wasn’t enough, he’s even laying on some taster track sessions too. Yes that’s right, not only could you get into the show free, but you could also flex your muscles on the same velodrome that Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton dominated on back in 2012.

So, we’re giving away a pair of tickets providing free entry to the show, including riding the velodrome, on both Saturday and Sunday. We also have four tickets providing free entry to just the show on either day.

Just comment below and you're in the hat, we'll pick a winner on Monday so you’ve got plenty of time to get entered. Usual schwag grab rules apply. Along with the fact that you'll need to be available to go to London on 12 or 13th to attend the show and ride the velodrome obviously, if you get lucky and win those tickets. Good luck!

Bespoked moves this year from its birthplace in Bristol up to That London and the Lee Valley Velopark, the cycling venue for the London 2012 Olympics. What hasn’t changed, though is the focus of the event: beautiful hand-built and custom bikes from top UK builders and also from Italy, the USA, Taiwan and South Africa, plus fine components, clothing and accessories.

The exhibitor list reads like a who’s who of British framebuilding, from monuments of the bespoke bike scene like Rourke, Woodrup and Roberts to newcomers like Toad Custom Cycles and Richard Craddock, the carbon fibre specialist featured in Bespoked’s framebuilder of the week spot this week. You can get a taste of the expected lineup in our little preview here. More about the show at

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Ooh, yes please.

posted by davegreen70 [20 posts]
27th March 2014 - 20:15

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Ride the track at the Olympic Velodrome Laughing Laughing Laughing who ever doesn't want to is just plain strange Wink

posted by ghibbard [64 posts]
27th March 2014 - 20:34

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I've had one taster session a year ago in Manchester and loved it. I need to win this!

posted by Dottydo [1 posts]
27th March 2014 - 21:20

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Would love a chance to have a go at this...

posted by turnerc99 [52 posts]
27th March 2014 - 21:21

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What an opportunity! Yes Please!

posted by Markthespark7 [1 posts]
27th March 2014 - 21:28

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Me too!

posted by johnnytoobad [5 posts]
27th March 2014 - 21:32

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Me please.

posted by mikemorini [18 posts]
27th March 2014 - 21:48

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Wow, this competition sneaked in. Glad I spotted it. Count me in for a day out please.

posted by petelanc [41 posts]
27th March 2014 - 22:31

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posted by Hoester [53 posts]
27th March 2014 - 22:37

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Can't wait...

posted by downesdesign [1 posts]
27th March 2014 - 23:20

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I wanna go, but they won't except my card for payment, so this might be my only hope!

posted by Angeld [7 posts]
27th March 2014 - 23:49

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Aye, I'd like to go ... And getting to be ride the track would be the icing on the cake (as well as saving me having to book a taster session in a few weeks ...).

posted by jsabine [3 posts]
28th March 2014 - 1:06

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wow; can I have a go on the bike in the picture with the 100+ tooth chain ring?

posted by amawby [54 posts]
28th March 2014 - 9:48

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Yes please would love to go to the show and have a go on the track Smile

posted by doofus_68 [9 posts]
28th March 2014 - 10:11

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Yes please, bespoked rocks

posted by titusrider [26 posts]
28th March 2014 - 10:44

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I'm in. Not only am I looking to buy a bike, I want to take my boys.

posted by Joelsim [1193 posts]
28th March 2014 - 13:34

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ooh ooh ooh Please Sir? Can I? Can I? Pleeeeaaase.....

posted by BennyHop [6 posts]
28th March 2014 - 13:57

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I'd like to go very much please

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posted by jezzer [63 posts]
28th March 2014 - 14:15

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never too old ...
is there a wrinkley lane?


posted by alg [129 posts]
28th March 2014 - 14:33

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nom nom nom

posted by TomvanHalen [33 posts]
28th March 2014 - 14:58

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Looks like a grand day out

posted by richardRAB [1 posts]
28th March 2014 - 17:44

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Sounds great

posted by tarus [14 posts]
28th March 2014 - 18:54

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Yes please, always wanted to go to this show

posted by Pisiform [52 posts]
28th March 2014 - 19:15

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Why not indeed

posted by boggy [29 posts]
28th March 2014 - 19:56

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oooh yes please! drool ....

posted by Karbon Kev [670 posts]
28th March 2014 - 20:00

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Contemplating riding down from Manchester if I win...

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posted by thegibdog [72 posts]
28th March 2014 - 23:43

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yes please


posted by halfpound [39 posts]
29th March 2014 - 12:06

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Pretty please

posted by jimbocrimbo [35 posts]
29th March 2014 - 22:24

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Yes please (shame it's moved from Bristol though).

posted by drnolittle [32 posts]
29th March 2014 - 23:41

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hope I win!

posted by Andrewmj54 [3 posts]
31st March 2014 - 12:24

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