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THE WHEELBASE NORTH EAST DEMO DAY is back on Saturday 11th May 2024!


The WHEELBASE NORTH EAST DEMO DAY is held at Hamsterley Forest, County Durham, with our event village based at the Grove Car Park, DL13 3NL.

Please click here for directions. Hamsterley Forest Grove Car Park


Saturday 11th May 2024


Join us at Hamsterley Forest Trail Centre for our WHEELBASE NORTH EAST DEMO DAY and enjoy riding your dream mountain bike! Our Wheelbase Darlington Store will be hosting an action-packed day of riding, with the latest, greatest eMTBs and Mountain Bikes available to shred at one of the best trail centres in the north of England.

We’ll have a huge fleet of eMTBs and Mountain Bikes from top brands Yeti, Merida, Orbea, Cube, Trek and Whyte. You can now book your dream ride online, selecting each bike that you want to test ride during each time-slot available, with rides going out at 9.30am, 11.00pm, 12.30pm, 2.00pm and 3.30pm.

The 2024 edition will bring together six of the World’s best mountain bike brands for one amazing day of mountain bike riding at Hamsterley Forest. There’s a huge fleet of mountain and e-mountain bikes available to demo at this super-fun trail centre. Everyone is welcome from beginners to seasoned experts. All demo rides need to be booked in advance through our BOOKING WEBSITE (linked below). Demo bikes are £10.00 to book per ride.


There will be two demo loops on the day for riders to test some of the World’s best Mountain Bikes from Cube, Merida, Orbea, Trek, Whyte and Yeti. One loop will showcase the best of the forest’s natural trails and the other will provide an opportunity to push the bikes to their limit on some superb trail centre features. 


TIMETABLE – Time Slots to Book

SUNDAY 11th May – Registration will open at 8:30am and first ride will leave at 9:30am.

0830 – Registration Open

0930 – Demo Ride 1

1100 – Demo Ride 2

1230 – Demo Ride 3

1400 – Demo Ride 4

1530 – Demo Ride 5

THE WHEELBASE NORTH EAST DEMO WEEKEND is always popular and the hot bikes fill-up fast so DO NOT DELAY booking your ride.

How to Book

  1. Hit the link below
  2. Select your bike and size from the tickets available
  3. Once you’ve added all of your bikes to your basket, proceed to the checkout and enter your details

We’re bringing together the best mountain bike brands available for our WHEELBASE NORTH EAST DEMO DAY! Each brand is showcasing their own fleet of expertly maintained demo mountain and e-mountain bikes, ready to ride. As well as getting you set-up on your chosen bike they’ll be able to talk you through all of its key features and answer any questions you may have. Get ready to ride the latest greatest bikes from Yeti, Merida, Orbea, Cube, Trek and Whyte and Burgtec pedals.


Want to see more? Check out all the action from our 2023 BIG DEMO WEEKEND, held in the Lake District below!…