Colourful event for cyclists

Published Tuesday, 04 August 2015

FAMILIES in the Hinckley area are being invited to dress up in fluorescent or colourful outfits to take part in a special guided cycle ride later this month.

The Fancy Dress Fluorescent Family Fun Ride is taking place on Saturday 22 August, starting from Green Towers in Richmond Park, Hinckley at 10.30am.

The route distance is three miles and it is free to take part, although helmets are compulsory for under 18s.

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This ride is part of the Hinckley Sky Ride Local programme, a National Campaign to get more people cycling for fun and fitness. British Cycling and Sky, in partnership with Leicestershire County Council and Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, have scheduled a series of themed guided bike rides taking place in and around the Borough throughout the Summer months. There are a variety of rides available which cater for all ages and cycling abilities, so there are rides for all the family to get involved with.

For more information please contact Anna MacDonald, Active Travel Development Co-ordinator on 01455 255950 or email:

Last updated: 04/08/2015 15:00