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Proudly Sponsoring The Big Bike Bash Mountain Bike Festival Again For 2017

It’s that time of year again when we gear up to get ready for a fantastic bank holiday weekend at the Big Bike Bash! If you haven’t heard of this amazing event already then you’ve probably been living under a rock for the last nine years! For those of you that don’t know, this post should bring you bang up to speed with everything the festival has to offer.

Event Overview

The Big Bike Bash is a fun long weekend event that benefits charities including UK Youth. It’s open to all ages (families encouraged) and involves bikes, bands and beer…It takes place on the late August Bank Holiday weekend (26th – 28th) at Avon Tyrrell, UK Youth’s activity centre near Bransgore in the New Forest, Hampshire BH23 8EE. The event started back in 2007 and now attracts over 750 people. So far it’s raised over £60,000 for charity some of which has been spent on building new facilities and activities for young people who use Avon Tyrrell. The festival is truly unique with over 50 bike races and challenges for all ages and abilities, three incredible nights of live music and a beer festival, a mountain bikers heaven!

Proud Sponsors

This year we are very excited to be sponsoring the following the Eliminator race, Lake Jump and Wheelie Challenge and have donated some awesome prizes. We’ll also be giving away goodies and spot prizes too so don’t forget to pop by our stand in the main area to find out how to get your grubby mitts on some amazing things!

Exclusive Show Offers

While you’re there, be sure to check out the incredible offers we have available on our stand. We’ve got bikes, clothing and accessories at unbeatable prices. Got too excited? Lost your voice? We have the solution! So you can carry on making as much noise as possible, we will also be selling cowbells! How cool is that!

Hargroves Cycles Cowbell

Here is a list of the races and challenges that are going on over the weekend!


Lake Jump Competition
XC Racing
Night XC Racing
Pint 2 Pint Race
Bike Limbo Competition
Bunny Hop Competition
Track Stand Competition
Wheelie Competition
Balance Bike Race
Toddlers Pyjama Race
Malt Loaf Eating Competition
Lezyne Exploder Challenge
Hill Climb
Gravity Race
Eliminator Racing
Foot down Competition
Mulch Jump Competition
Trailer Bike Challenge
Inappropriate Bike Race
Dual Slalom Competition

Big Bike Bash - lake jump bail

Big Bike Bash - long exposure night ride photo

Big Bike Bash - Pint to pint start

Big Bike Bash - bunny hop challenge

Big Bike Bash - the start of the balance bike race

Big Bike Bash - The Exploder Challenge

Big Bike Bash - A tight bunch racing the gravity race

Big Bike Bash - some one doing a flip on the Mulch jump

Big Bike Bash - a focused rider on the duel slalom

So much to do, even if you aren’t into cycling!

Don’t forget there will also be three nights of incredible live music that makes for one awesome music festival. With a proper music festival style stage and some very loud speakers so get ready to rock! What could be better? Check out the acts below!

Big Bike Bash

If you are thinking ‘this sounds amazing, where do I sign up’?! Sadly the event has been sold out for a long time as its such a popular event! But keep your ears to the ground for the release of the 2018 tickets HERE

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