Kona Cheddar Bikefest this weekend

One of the last UK mountain bike events of the summer

The Kona Cheddar Bikefest takes place at Broadway House in Somerset this weekend, 12-13 September.


A 10-hour team and solo event on Saturday will be followed by five-hour and three-hour novice events on Sunday.

Both days can be ridden solo or as teams of two or four, and the closing hours of Saturday’s race will be ridden in the dark.

A children’s race on Saturday will send the smallest racers around the event village and the bigger ones out on a reduced loop of the Cheddar course. Registration will be taken on the day at no extra charge.

Trade stands from the likes of Kona (who’ll be having a clothing factory clearance), Saris, Cyclops, Sortimo, Ritchey, Canterbury, NoTubes, Xtreme Video, Tag a Long, Specialized, Torq, Giant, High5, Cube, Bionicon, Merida, Cannondale, Bad Ass Bikes, RAM, Embers Merino, Zero G, Mondraker and Next Day Tyres will be in the event village.

Facilities will include showers, water points, toilets, a camping shop, bar and power points for your caravan or motor home (please contact Broadway House on 01934 742610 for details).

Riders are asked to pre-book camping by calling 01934 742610. For further details about Broadway House Campground, visit broadwayhouse.uk.com.


Entries will be taken on the day with a £5 surcharg. To enter now, visit the entry page.