Go-Ride sessions start this weekend in London

Road and time trial for youngsters

London's Royal Docks cycling facility opens this weekend with the first in a six week programme of cycling activities for young people (10-16 year old boys and girls).

Go-Ride coaches will be on hand in the traffic-free facility from 10.00am to midday. Nigel Hampton, Eastern Regional Manager said: "Developing good technique and bike handling skills are vital in order to ensure riders are able to fulfil their potential and to provide them with a positive experience. The skills form a development pathway from beginner to elite."

The Royal Docks cycling facility is being used as an interim venue while clearing of great crested newts, a protected species, is carried out at the Hog Hill development.

To find out more about the Go-Ride Road/Time Trial sessions contact Nigel Hampton (nigelhampton@britishcycling.org.uk) on 07940 738319, or Bill Wright (billwright@britishcycling.org.uk) on 07984 390285.

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