Demobike tests are key for cycling brands to sell bicycles, as anyone who wants to buy a new bike will need try it out beforehand and compare it with different options. And if all this can be done on a real circuit, even better.

At Sea Otter Europe there will be more than 500 bicycles from over 40 brands available for testing across all disciplines. Users will be spoilt for choice throughout all three days of the festival, and it is all free of charge.

But what kind of profile do Demobike users have? Through the data provided by pre-registered users we’ve got a rough idea of some of their characteristics.

The five most wanted bicycles

Over 500 bikes across all disciplines and more than 40 brands make it a paradise for cyclists. But what are the five most popular bikes at Sea Otter Europe’s Demobike? Here’s the answer in order of popularity:

1. Canyon

2. Orbea

3. Specialized

4. Trek

5. Merida


And the five most reserved models?

1. Levo Expert by Specialized

2. Checkpoint SL6 by Trek

3. OIZ 29 M-LTD TR by Orbea

4. LYNX Race RC Carbon by BH

5. Orbea Wild FS 150 10 29


And where are users from?

Sea Otter Europe Demobike users are a very international bunch: 32 nationalities from four different continents; countries as diverse as Russia, Taiwan, Chile, the United States, Norway, Morocco, Israel, Costa Rica, Canada, and Denmark, among many others, will be present on the Demobike circuits – a small cycling world right here in Girona!

To date more than 1,200 tests have been pre-booked, so don’t hang about if you don’t want to be left without a bike to try out.

Registration available at:

Data provided by the TESTPASS booking compan