Cycling legend Sir Chris Hoy will be in Cheshire this weekend for The Hoy One Hundred Sportive on Sunday, May 8.
This is set to be a challenging day in the saddle for those taking part but there will also be a chance for aspiring young cyclists to sharpen their riding skills with a British Cycling Go-Ride session.
Based at the event HQ - Arley Hall & Gardens in Northwich - the Go-Ride session is a great opportunity for the young supporters of those taking part to get on their bikes, welcome triumphant finishers across the line and meet Sir Chris Hoy.
Partnered by Evans Cycles, Go-Ride is British Cycling’s flagship programme for young people and offers a fun and safe way to introduce young riders to the world of cycle sport. Delivered by qualified British Cycling coaches, the sessions encourage young people to improve bike handling skills and feel confident on their bikes.
RELATED STORY: Ellesmere Port fundraiser pedals away for children's hospice
On completing his ride, Sir Chris will be dropping by to help run the session and see his fleet of Hoy bikes in action.
The session is aimed at young people aged 8 to 16, with a range of Hoy bikes and Lazer helmets available for young people if required (limited availability). It is possible for riders to sign up and ride on the day but people are encouraged to register in advance if possible.
The session will run from noon to 4pm on the grass next to the sportive’s start/finish line, meaning young people can cheer riders finishing either the short or long route while also having an opportunity to get on two wheels themselves on the Go-Ride traffic-free course.
If you have any questions, contact Go-Ride regional development manager, Alex Scoular at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register visit: https://evanscycles.typeform.com/to/sJkdx9