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Coffee and cycling comes together at SPIN x LCF festival

SPIN - The Urban Cycle Show and London Coffee Festival team up for event in Shoreditch next weekend

Got a coffee lover and/or cyclist in your life you need Christmas present ideas for? Or fancy treating yourself ahead of the festive season? Well, SPIN x LCF being held in London next weekend may be the answer.

Taking place from Friday 29 November to Sunday 1 December at The Yard on Worship Street in Shoreditch, the event sees the organisers of SPIN – The Urban Cycle Show team up with the people behind the London Coffee Festival.

So far, around 60 coffee and cycling brands have signed up to the event, the former including Union Coffee Roasters, La Marzocco and Make Decent Coffee, while the latter feature names including Brooks, Mosquito, Hill & Ellis, Nuun, Rusby Cycles, 8 Ball Bikes and Death Spray Custom.

World and Paralympic champion Mark Colbourne, who announced his retirement earlier this year, will be at the Alchemy stand at the show on the Sunday, talking about how he overcame a broken back in 2009 to win gold in the Velodrome at London 2012.

According to Alex Daw, director of Spin INTL, “This event mirrors the buzz, energy and synergy between cycling and coffee.

“For consumers nowadays craft, heritage and convenience are paramount and so we are providing a platform for independent brands and retailers whom you won‟t find on the high street.

“All this set against a backdrop of superb coffee, live music, fine food and craft beer!”

Ludovic Rossignol, head of events for the London Coffee Festival, adds: “London has become a Mecca for the ‘made by hand’ and with the return to simplicity, authenticity and clean lines, the link between coffee and cycling has never been stronger!

“We believe there's never been a better time to launch the very first caffeine-fuelled Christmas shopping event dedicated to coffee and bike lovers."

Entry costs £5 on the door, or you can get tickets for free online – although there is a booking fee of £1.75 per order and a maximum of two tickets can be ordered per transaction.

Spin x LCF

The Yard
89 & 1/2 Worship Street
London, EC2A 2BF

Friday 29 November
16:00 – 22:00

Saturday 30 November
10:00 – 14:00 (am session)
14:00 – 19:00 (pm session)

Sunday 01 December
10:00 – 14:00 (am session)
14:00 – 18:00 (pm session)

Full details of the event, including details of all exhibitors, can be found on its website.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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Colin Peyresourde | 10 years ago

I'm there!

I'll be the one looking like a large French mountain pass. Hard to miss.

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