The original and largest mountain bicycle demo in the British isles is again!



THE WHEELBASE Large DEMO WEEKEND is held at our flagship keep in the village of Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria LA8 9LR. Remember to simply click here for directions. Wheelbase Lake District


27th & 28th April 2024


The 2024 version will bring collectively some of the Worlds most effective mountain bicycle brands for one Huge weekend of driving in the Lake District. There will be a Substantial fleet of mountain and e-mountain bikes out there to demo on our absolutely guided rides, immediate from our Staveley retail store all around the breathtaking Kentmere Valley. Anyone is welcome from novices to seasoned industry experts. All demo rides have to have to be booked in advance by way of our Massive DEMO WEEKEND site. Demo bikes are 10 to reserve for each experience.


Expertise Degrees

All rides are guided by CycleActive. You should study the descriptions beneath to establish the amount of experience to accommodate your abilities and fitness. Decide on concerning Beginner, Intermediate or Expert…

Standard, experienced mountain bikers with state-of-the-art fitness and bike dealing with expertise. Remember to also check out with staff as to the suitability of your bicycle, outfits and equipment. If you have any reservations about signing up for this group, you have to guide on to the intermediate journey which is however a tests mountain bike route and perfect for focusing on the effectiveness of the bike.

Regular mountain bikers with excellent physical fitness and bicycle managing abilities. You should also look at with workers as to the suitability of your bike, clothes and gear. If you have any reservations about signing up for this team, you must e-book on to the Newbie trip as an substitute which is a excellent mountain bicycle route for testing all the functions youll be considering on your demo bicycle.

Enthusiastic riders with standard health and fitness and riding abilities. You should also verify with team as to the suitability of your bike, apparel and machines.

Age Constraints
No riders more youthful than 16 yrs on the Major Demo. Riders aged 16 and 17 ought to be accompanied by a father or mother/guardian who will be dependable for their security.


Time Slots to Ebook


SATURDAY 27/4/24
8.30am Registration opens
9.30am DEMO Trip 1
11.30am DEMO Trip 2
1.30pm DEMO Ride 3
3.30pm DEMO Journey 4

SUNDAY 28/4/24
9.00am Registration opens
10.00am DEMO Experience 5
12noon DEMO Trip 6
2.00pm DEMORIDE 7


THE Huge DEMO WEEKEND is generally preferred and the incredibly hot bikes fill-up quick so DO NOT Hold off scheduling your experience.


How to Book

  1. Hit the website link beneath
  2. Choose your bike and dimensions from the tickets available
  3. After you have extra all of your bikes to your basket, proceed to the checkout and enter your facts


We’re bringing alongside one another the very best mountain bicycle brands obtainable for our Huge Demo Weekend! Just about every brand is bringing together their very own fleet of expertly managed demo mountain and e-mountain bikes, completely ready to trip. As nicely as getting you established-up on your decided on bicycle they’ll be ready to speak you by way of all of its important attributes and respond to any queries you may have. Get ready to trip the latest biggest bikes from WHYTE, Cannondale, Cube, YETI, TREK, Merida, as nicely as FOX sneakers and Burgtec pedals.



The Wheelbase Large Demo Weekend is a opportunity to truly get to know how your decided on bike behaves in true-entire world riding problems. What far better way to get to know how the most recent suspension or e-bicycle motor feels than on the tremendous-exciting trails that encompass our Wheelbase HQ in the South Lake District. With skilled journey guides exhibiting the way there’s no need to be concerned about navigation you can just emphasis on the riding and sharing the trails with like-minded mountain bikers.

Don’t Fail to remember YOUR HELMET AND PEDALS!


Want to see a lot more? Test out all the action from our 2023 occasion under!…