Free events for all the family
Saturday 12th October 2019- from 12 noon at the Beverley Town Hall
11.00 am The Beverley Race starts
Modern bikes will be gathering for the new Beverley Race. See Carbon fibre stallions and local racing teams fighting for honours. Racing West along WatherHatch Rd and Talbot West Rd then returning this 110km will be fast. Finish will be 1.30 to 2.30 as the riders sprint for cash prizes. Walk over Hunt Street to tthe Finish line. Spectator location maps click here.
2.00 pm The Beverley Race- Historic Display
Celebrating the local cycling histroy this display shows the popularity of the humble bicycle. With strong loval racing against other towns like York and Northam. The Beverley Race from 1897 pitted Metropolitan riders against local, was hard fought in the days of gravel tracks and single gears.
2.00 pm Retro Bike Show
See the sparkle and shine of bikes pre 1987. With single gears giving way to fancy 3 gears then the 10 speed bike, you can see the evolution of a simple idea. Take that with some passionate owners and you have a " Show and Shine" exhibition. Vote for your favourite.
3.00 pm Cyclocross for kids
Any bike welcome tackle the rough course and race your mates. Come to the Beverley recreation hub on Forrest Street. Sign up before 4pm
3.00pm to 6.00 pm Beverley Cyclocross
Join the best party on town as the bike racers rock and roll with racing from 4pm and presentations about 8pm. Bars open till 10pm
2.00 pm - 4.30 pm Retro Bike Show entries welcome
Free. Enter your bike for Prizes! Bring along your Pre 1987 passion and go in the running for some cash back prizes. Presentation Sunday 2.30pm
Sunday 14th October 2019- from 6.30 am at the Beverley Town Hall
6.30 am Beverley Heroic 100 mile riders leave
The Beverley Race- Historic Display
9.00am Brevet Populaire 55 mile riders leave
Taking a shorter ride but still a challenge , the 50 milers will be on older bikes, some with only 1 gear ! Cheer them on as they tackle the glorious countryside of the Avon Valley