IG Sigma Sport, Madison Genesis, Raleigh-GAC, Primal Wear, Team Hope, Wheel Base and Team Kuota will all field teams in the IG London Nocturne Elite Criterium on Saturday, January 19, at the London Bike Show.



Ross Edgar (IG Sigma Sport), Ian Bibby and Dean Downing (Madison-Genesis) and Graham Briggs (Raleigh-GAC) have all signed up for the unique, completely indoor race at London’s ExCel centre. A 500-metre track will be purpose built to host the weekend’s racing.

Along with the elite races, a Media Race on Thursday (January 17) evening will pit the likes of BBC’s Colin Murray, ITV’s Ned Boulting, Daybreak presenter Matt Barbet and cycling writer Richard Moore against each other.

“The London Bike Show provides an excellent launch platform for the main IG London Nocturne event,” said James Pope of event organiser the Face Partnership.

“We’re looking forward to replicating the Nocturne excitement in an indoor venue and giving people a taste of the action that will take place around Smithfield Market on June 8. The indoor circuit will create a different style of racing and will be a massive attraction for the London Bike Show audience.”

Criterium racing at the London Bike Show

Thursday January 17

17:30 Industry Race

18:00 Media Race

19:00 IG City Challenge

Friday January 18

16:00 Support Race (Category 2)

16:30 Track Bike Criterium

17:00 Elite Women’s Criterium

Saturday January 19

15:00 Folding Bike Heat 1

15:30 Folding Bike Heat 2

16:00 Support Race (Category 3)

16:30 Folding Bike Race

17:00 Elite Men’s Criterium

Sunday January 20

15:00 Support Race (Category 4)

15:30 Penny Farthing Race

16:00 Junior Race (male)

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  • Ken Evans

    I suspect that they might need lots of padded crash barriers (if it is anything like last years Tour Series).