Don't miss 'Bike Party', Martyn Ashton's theatre show touring the UK very soon

Martyn Ashton in the mountains
Ashton has never let his injuries stop him from hitting the trails (Image credit: Speakers From the Edge)

Despite suffering serious life changing injuries back in 2013, Martyn Ashton remains one of the biggest names in UK mountain biking. Following a huge career in MTB Trials, the former British and World Champion moved into video creation, pulling unbelievable trials maneuvers on a road bike in the renowned Road Bike Party edits. Ashton then went on to become arguably the most popular presenter on GMBN.

For his new touring show, Bike Party, run in conjunction with Speakers from the Edge, Ashton tells his story from his early days as a trials rider to where he is today. The UK tour begins in early next month, see below for dates and venues, but dates are selling out very quickly. For more info, see

Martyn Ashton in his GMBN jersey

Ashton in GMBN presenter mode (Image credit: Speakers From the Edge)

Bike Party tour dates

  • October 3: Redgrave Theatre, Bristol
  • October 4: The Regent, Christchurch
  • October 5: Northcott Theatre, Exeter
  • October 10: Waterside Arts Centre, Sale
  • October 11: Harraby Theatre, Carlisle
  • October 13: Eden Court, Inverness
  • October 14: The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
  • October 15: Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling
  • October 16: Middlesborough Town Hall, Middlesborough
  • October 17: Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds
  • October 19: The Riverfront, Newport
  • October 20: Cheltenham Town Hall, Cheltenham
  • October 21: Galeri Caernarfon, Caernarfon
  • October 22: Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury
  • October 24: Swan Theatre, Worcester
  • October 26: Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa
  • October 27: Harlequin Centre, Redhill
  • October 28: Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells
Richard Owen
Editor, Bike Perfect

Rich is the editor of the team. He has worked as a print and internet journalist for over 24 years and has been riding mountain bikes for over 30. Rich mostly likes hitting flowy yet technical trails that point downhill. A jack of many trades, he has competed in cross-country, enduro and long distance MTB races. A resident of North Devon, Rich can mostly be found pedaling furiously around his local trails, or slightly further afield in the Quantocks, the Mendips or Exmoor. 

Current rides: Merida One-Forty 6000, Banshee Paradox

Height: 175cm

Weight: 68kg