Share

Broken cloud

Fri

14°C | 8°C

Clear spells

Sat

12°C | 3°C

Mostly Cloudy

Sun

9°C | 6°C

Home   Gravesend   News   Article

Mountain bike racers for all ages at Cyclopark in Gravesend

25 February 2014
by Alex Matthews

Hundreds of cyclists with a passion for mountain biking jumped on their bikes for a day of racing.

All ages took part at the competition at Gravesend’s Cyclopark, some as young as five.
The racers were placed into 10 categories first by age and then ability.

Cyclopark manager Anthony Muir was pleased that competitors and spectators enjoyed the racing.

He said:“It went really well. I think we had up to 40 riders in the under 14s’ race so that was really good and I think there were about 25 veteran riders.

“There was a national champion there too and the weather was great, so what’s not to like?”
Mr Muir said there was a growing interest in the sport.

He said:“It is encouraging. Club Cyclopark has about 200 members now, I think, so it does show that there is a lot of interest in cycling.”

Mr Muir thanked volunteers who helped out on the day as well as Club Cyclopark, Team Darenth and Oakley for their support.

For more information visit http://clubcyclopark.com/

 

Click here for more news from Gravesend.

Click here for more news from around the county.

Comments 

Forgotten Password?

Forgotten Username?

Don't have an account? Please Register first!

The KM Group does not moderate comments.
Please click here for our house rules.

Thank you. Your comment has been received and will appear on the site shortly.

 

Terms of Comments
We do not actively moderate, monitor or edit contributions to the reader comments but we may intervene and take such action as we think necessary, please click here for our house rules.. If you have any concerns over the contents on our site, please either register those concerns using the report abuse button, contact us here, email multimediadesk@thekmgroup.co.uk or call 01634 227989.