Cy­cling event comes to town

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Cam­Glen Bike Town will hold a cy­cling fes­ti­val in Over­toun Park on Satur­day, July 11.

The event is open to all types of cy­clists; young and old, new­bies and vet­er­ans, sports and ev­ery­day cy­clists, and the not-yet-dis­cov­ered­how- bril­liant- it- is non­cy­clists.

There will be com­mu­nity in­for­ma­tion stalls and cy­clere­lated events on of­fer.

The Cam­Glen Bike Town team will be avail­able with in­for­ma­tion and ad­vice. Also there will be com­mu­nity or­gan­i­sa­tions in­clud­ing Friends of Over­toun Park, Over­toun Com­mu­nity Grow­ing Group, South La­nark­shire Leisure and Go Bike cy­cle cam­paign­ing group.

Chil­dren aged eight years and over will be able to have a go at BMX cy­cling, thanks to lo­cal ex­treme sports pro­ject Rad­worx, who are run­ning a work­shop at the BMX track from 11am- 3pm, with all equip­ment pro­vided.

Ac­tiv­i­ties on of­fer in­clude how to use the track when rac­ing, do­ing a jump class on one of the jumps, mini com­pe­ti­tions through­out the day, with a fi­nal race to fin­ish. Free cy­cling good­ies will be pro­vided to the first 50 peo­ple who ar­rive by bike.

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