QE Cyclefest

Queen Elizabeth Country Park 11th – 12th May 2019

Hargroves Cycles QE Cycle Fest will be back at Queen Elizabeth Country Park for 2019. We’re excited to be bringing you another demo weekend supported by the top brands so you can test as many mountain bikes as you like. With a choice of over 130 mountain bikes and e-bikes from the top brands to demo across the weekend, this is an excellent opportunity to get side by side comparison of the latest kit on the brilliant trails of Queen Elizabeth Country park. Along with speaking with the brand experts about the tech featured. Venue: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill, Horndean, PO8 0QE | Opening Times: 9.30am – 4 .00pm)

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Available Demo Bikes see what takes your fancy

Demo bikes are available on a first come first serve on the day.You can register online or on the day of the event. Make sure you bring your identification along with your helmet (Helmets must be worn at all times when testing a bike). To be eligible to take a test bike out for a spin then you must present your photographic ID along with a matching bank card. While you are in possession of the test bike, your identification will be held securely by Hargroves Cycles staff.

  • Demo bikes are limited, so everyone get’s to try them, please keep your ride to under an hour
  • E-Bikes for over 16’s only
  • All under 16’s must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times
  • *All demo bikes are subject to change

Day Night Enduro Sponsored By Exposure Lights

England’s first enduro run in the day and night is back for a third year, with 4 stages of long technical singletrack with the odd feature chucked in for good measure.

As part of the Hargroves QE Cycle Fest the gravity-based “Day and night Enduro” returns by popular demand for the fourth year. After last year’s success the QECP Trail Collective has been working hard to make this year’s event even better. This year Exposure lights are the headline sponsor and will be on hand with a demo light hire service along with promoting their latest must have lighting system.

Where it’s at How To Find Us


Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Gravel Hill, Horndean,PO8 0QE

Tel:023 9259 5040 | Email:qecp.enquiries@hants.gov.uk

Queen Elizabeth Country Park is a large country park situated on the South Downs in southern England. The park contains 1,400 acres of open access woodland and downland within the East Hampshire Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including Butser Hill. The park also contains several well regarded, waymarked and graded mountain biking trails. These are designed, built and maintained by the dedicated volunteers of the QECP Trail Build Collective. test

Terms & Conditions

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Always wear a helmet; you are not permitted to ride any of the bikes unless you are wearing a helmet.

Familiarise yourself with the bike; remember all bikes behave differently, so take your time to become familiar with the bike before tackling technical trails.

Don’t push the limits; The demo day is designed to give you an opportunity to feel how the bike you are interested in buying, performs in a real off road environment. The bike must be treated with respect and ridden only in the manner in which it has been designed.

Keep both wheels on the ground at all times

Ride within your abilities

Stick to the trail; Queen Elizabeth Country Park has miles of way-marked cross country bike trails. PLEASE STICK TO THEM and stay off foot paths. Trust us, the ride is much more rewarding if you do.

Hargroves Cycles staff along with bicycle manufacturer representative’s are on hand to answer any questions you might have. Please let them help you set up the suspension for the bike you choose to ride BEFORE you set off. This will provide a much better ride quality and also resist damaging the bike. Make sure you are riding an appropriate sized bike and don’t exceed the maximum seat height.

Please hand in your Driving License/Passport and matching credit card along with this form. We will store these items in a locked money safe hidden away from public view behind locked doors. Your Driving License/Passport and security credit card is kept under our full responsibility.

While in your possession, the bike you are riding is your responsibility. If you allow anybody else to ride the cycle, that too is your responsibility until the cycle has been returned. It’s expected to get muddy and dirty, so have fun. However, it is your responsibility to pay for any damage resulting from misuse. A snapped chain or puncture is not considered to be misuse. Puncture repair facilities are available at base camp or if you are riding with a guide, they will be carrying essential tools.

Any injury sustained when out on a bike, is solely your responsibility. Hargroves Cycles Ltd, its staff or the manufacturers supplying bikes on the day, may not be held responsible.


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