Cycle Fest 2015

cycle festShirebrook Academy is delighted to host the brand new Cycle Fest event on Sunday 31 May 2015 organised by Bolsover District Council.

This exciting event is being organised to promote the newly created Archaeological Way, which is a 11km multi-user trail that passes through some of the most beautiful countryside within Bolsover District.

The event will help promote awareness, access and opportunities to cyclists of all ages and abilities. So why not come along and experience a fun filled and action packed cycling festival and join in the lead/guided rides of the Archaeological Way.

The festival will also see expert team demos from within the cycling world including:
• Extreme Wheels BMX Pro Demo Team with Keelan Phillips Demo riders
• BMX Flatlander – four times UK and twice European Champion
• Mountain Trials Demo Team with Ashley Butler – four times British and European champion.

There will also be plenty of exciting ‘have a go’ activities for young and old to experience and take part in, including:
• Balanceability
• BMX racing
• KMX karts
• BMX side hacks
• Watt bikes
• All ability bike
• Pimp my bike

Dr Bike and Bike Maintenance workshops will also be on offer where you can get expert advice and assistance.

Todays Cyclist will be providing a cycling retail village with promotional stalls and stands offering a chance to get to know local cycling related businesses, countryside organisations, cycling clubs and cycling promotion organisations.

If you want to slow the pace down a little, then you can enjoy a variety of cycling films and talks on offer in Shirebrook Academy’s 150 seat theatre. Or for the more discerning cyclist, you can browse around our Retro and Vintage bike display.

This event is not to be missed if you and your family love cycling and want to have a great FREE day out!

Please make a note of the date – Sunday 31 May 2015 – and keep checking here for updates.

This event is being organised by the Council in partnership with Limestone Journeys (a landscape partnership project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund).