Mountain bike race weekend to get the party started

Popular Bristol Bikefest in its 12th year

Ashton Court's snaking all weather single track is the perfect venue for the Ritchey Bristol Bikefest

Entries have opened for a pair of gruelling mountain bike events held over a festival weekend near Bristol.


The Ritchey Bikefest on  8-9 June will give mountain bikers a chance to ride the free-flowing all-weather single track course at Ashton Court in 12-hour and six hour events over a weekend festival of mountain biking. A three hour novice race is also on the cards.

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Bristol bikefest

The Bike Fest, now in its 12th year, mixes gruelling racing with a party atmosphere. A DJ and bar will set up in the race village on the grounds of Bristol Cathedral Choir School, next to the course.

The 12-hour event takes place on Saturday 12 June and the six hour race and novices’ event the following day. Races can be ridden solo or as two-up teams. Entry to the 12 and six-hour races cost £35 per person and the three hour event £29.


For more information, visit Ritchey Bikefest.