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Thoresby Festival of Cycling (UK)

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  • Thoresby Festival of Cycling (UK)

    A full weekend of cycling! 19/20 May 2011 in Derbyshire. This is the same group who organised the Pennies in the Park... so this has great potential to be a fantastic event. The venue is the most amazing place... just check out Thoresby Hall Hotel website! ... /overview/

    There are races for bikes, penny farthings and unicycles. There will even be some events that will combine them. There will definately be a big wheel unicycle race.

    I will post up more information as I get it. There is also room for suggestions as well, I know they are up for letting us play hockey and polo.

    Initial Programme

    Saturday 19th May
    ■Youth races (Short route)
    ■Senior race (Long route)
    ■Go racing 3-10years
    ■Unicycle race (Long route)
    ■Paperboy race
    ■Prize presentations
    ■Barn dance and hog roast entrance by ticket only

    Sunday 20th May
    ■Grass track racing
    ■Unicycle racing
    ■Go ride
    ■Penny farthing race timed laps
    ■Vintage cycle procession

    We will also have:
    ■Roller racing (in the Thoresby courtyard)
    ■Vintage cycle display
    ■Pedal power smoothie maker (in the Thoresby courtyard)
    ■Trade stands
    ■Unicycle polo
    ■Concourse de tete
    ■Youth Bands through a radio station
    ■Go ballooning
    ■Barn dance and hog roast

    There will be camping available from the Friday night.
    Roger Davies in the UK
    The UK's Unicycle Source

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    One week to go!

    There is more and more happening at the event. It is going to be a fantastic weekend of riding wheels whether one or two!

    If you are doing do register.

    Roger Davies in the UK
    The UK's Unicycle Source