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City Cycle Event to be held in Bradford City Centre

A fun filled cycling day to continue the cycling theme in the wake of the Tour de Yorkshire is taking place in Bradford and you don’t even need a bike to take part.

Bradford City Cycle is an event for all ages and abilities to cycle on traffic-free streets in the city centre.

The route takes in large parts of the centre including around Broadway, City Park and Darley Street.

The action takes place on Sunday, May 14, between 11am and 3pm.

It doesn’t matter how old you are, how old your bike is, or how fast you can ride – Bradford City Cycle is a fun filled day for all.

You can join the ride anywhere along the route which is 2.5 miles long, and there will be lots of family activities in City Park with entertainment for everyone to enjoy including; a climbing tower, bungee trampolines and music in the mirror pool area.

Watch displays by professional trial biker, Jack Carthy who is the reigning UCI Elite World Champion and UCI World Cup Champion and will be demonstrating his amazing skills throughout the day.

Don’t worry if you haven’t got a bike, Bradford Council’s Youth Service are kindly bringing some that will be available to use for free on the day, including some adapted bikes for people with disabilities. Please note: these will be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Link to event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/613652968831001/

Tour de Yorkshire crowds

Tour de Yorkshire Roadshows starting in Bradford

The first of four Tour de Yorkshire roadshows in the Bradford district will take place at Bradford City Hall on Thursday 2 February from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

The roadshows give local residents and businesses everything they need to know to make the most of this year’s race.

Bradford Council is working with Welcome to Yorkshire to run the roadshows to share information on how to get involved, build excitement and maximise the benefits of the global media coverage.

Stage Three of the Tour de Yorkshire starts in Bradford city centre and goes through the district on Sunday 30 April.

Other roadshows in the district are at:

  • Ilkley King’s Hall on Tuesday 28 February from 6pm to 8pm
  • Victoria Hall in Saltaire on Wednesday 1 March from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.
  • Victoria Hall in Keighley on Monday 6 March from 2pm to 4pm.

Details on road closures, the annual sportive and Welcome to Yorkshire’s various cycling legacy projects will all be discussed, along with ways people can become an official Tour Maker or take part in the popular land art competition. Continue reading Tour de Yorkshire Roadshows starting in Bradford