Primal Road Test Track – Supported by Cycling Plus


The Primal Road Test Track, supported by Cycling Plus magazine, has been extended for 2019 to give you a better riding experience. This is your opportunity to get in the saddle of some of the newest bikes on the market from top brands including Ribble, Rose, Forme and Focus.

Booking is now open to ticket holders and a link to book your slot will be included in your ticket confirmation email.

Road Bike Test Tracks


Ribble Bikes Ribble Cycles

The UK’s leading bicycling manufacturer, Ribble has been hand building award-winning bikes since 1897.

We love what we do; designing, building and riding our bikes and we want everyone else to love cycling too! That’s why we offer excellent quality bikes for arguably the best value in the market.

Each bike hand assembled in England, one bike, one mechanic. Tried, tested and proven by industry experts.

R872 Disc

The R872 allows for fast commutes with its precision handling, stability and versatile ‘sportive’ geometry. It is an excellent choice for those wishing to start road racing or simply those looking for an agile, nimble road bike.

Endurance SLR

The SLR frameset means you receive the perfect combination of performance and ultra-lightweight. With its stunning looks and programmable shifting modes, it allows you to tailor the shifts to your needs.

Endurance SL Disc

The new Ribble Endurance SL Disc is a superlight road platform designed for Endurance riding and racing.

725 Endurance

The caliper brakes and disc as well as its full mudguard compatibility makes the Endurance 725 the ideal all season road bike; perfect for the rider looking for retro style modern performance and versatility.

Rose BikesROSE Bikes

There’s hardly any other brand in the bicycle industry that has a history similar to that of ROSE Bikes: The development from a small bike shop to an international, digital omnichannel company is unique in the industry. Our road bikes, mountain bikes, electric bikes, cyclocross and hybrid bikes are all designed by our developers at the headquarters in Bocholt, built by hand in our workshops and delivered all over the world.

Backroad Multicross Ultegra

The Backroad Muticross Ultegra has a lightweight carbon frame, internal cable routing and a Rose Disc full-carbon fork. The shock absorbing carbon seat as well as the G-ONE Allround Evo tyres offers comfort and strength, making it perfect for riding on field and forest paths.

Pro SL Disc Ultegra

The Pro SL Disc uses hydraulic disc brakes with rotors at the front and rear for high breaking power – even in wet conditions. The lightweight frame is triple butted and comes in an elegant carbon look.

Team GF Four Disc

The Team GF Four Disc has great technology, low weight and impressive design. The matching hydraulic disc brakes offer high braking power – even in wet weather or after a long downhill section.

X-Lite 4 Ultegra


The X-Lite Four Ultegra offers the highest braking power with its rim brakes as well as the high quality DT Swiss wheels.

X-Lite 6 Disc Red


The rims offer reduced air resistance for improved steering control in strong crosswinds. Featuring a powerful disc brake, this model offers excellent braking performance even in wet conditions and at high speeds.

Backroad Force 1×11


A gravel bike allows you to ride everywhere a classic road bike would have difficulties. The combination with lightweight, robust wheels promises speed and comfort on any gravel path.

FormeForme Bikes

Forme are a British brand and the entire design and realisation process, from the inception of a new bike, through design, prototyping, testing and all the way to the final realisation, takes place right here in the heart of the country with their team of riders.

Flash SL

The Flash provides stable acceleration and tracking with exceptional agility and comfort.

Flash Grey

Front and Rear Thru-axles on the Flash Greyprovide improved stiffness, precise installation and improved safety whilst also eliminating the tedious grind of the brake discs.

Flash Black

The Flash Black provides a fast, comfortable and well-integrated workhorse, designed to test the traditional perception of a road bike with unrivalled balance and chameleon like ride characteristics across varied terrain and road conditions.

Calver SL

The refined Calver frame is the lightest aluminium disc-brake compatible frame on the market and lighter than most carbon frame. It is perfect for race winning performances at an affordable real-world price point.

Monsal 1

The Monsal is the perfect bike to appeal to any cyclist, with the Monsal, there are no limits to your adventure.

Monsal 2

The Monsal is the ideal do it all bike, it is capable of year round use on road and off road, or as a perfectly and versatile winter bike.

Monyash 1

The Monyash is perfect for a road adventure bike that you can dig deep on the linesome roads with whilst not being restricted to exploration.

FocusFocus Bikes

Focus Bikes is a bicycle manufacturer that has its administration in Filderstadt, Germany and production facilities based in Cloppenburg, Germany and builds sport bicycles such as e-bikes, racing and mountain bikes.

swiftcarbon-cycle2018Swift Carbon Bikes

What sets SwiftCarbon apart is how the bicycles should ride. For us, the beauty of a bike is not just what it seems, it’s how it feels too. Tuning the best quality of steering and handling on our bikes means that sometimes we have to let go of the latest trends by creating our unique designs. We strive to develop bikes for true riders, always keeping the passion for cycling for all conditions and with a broad vision, because a bike you like to ride is the one you like to pedal frequently and quickly.