Its that time of year again when the Green Festival runs through Peterborough. The bit that has me hoping up and down with glee is the National Cycle Tour Series Event taking place on Tuesday the 31st of May. We will see the top British Pro Teams take on a 1.1km circuit around the City Center. Great for spectators as you get to see the riders loads. The racing is kicked off with the Elite Women at 5pm whoop. This will be the first round of the Johnson Health Tech Women’s Grand Prix.
It’s really good publicity for women’s cycling to try and grow it and make it bigger,” says Hannah Rich of the Horizon Fitness team (pictured centre, with jersey). “I’m really looking forward to trying to make women’s cycling a bigger part of cycling in Britain.
“I think all the riders will help make it a good show for everyone coming along to watch. There’ll be just as much to watch as in the men’s race, we’re not just going to sit in and ride around as a bunch, we’re going to make it as entertaining as possible.
“I’m really looking forward to it, and I should be racing every round, so looking to the Overall competition too.” Halfords Tour Series
Jon Johnston, MD of Johnson Health Tech UK said: “As a company that actively encourages participation in exercise, physical activity and competitive sport, we are delighted to have the opportunity to support this initiative.
“It’s a great time for women’s cycling, and with the Olympics just around the corner, and the ongoing focus on sport, health, and wellbeing, we hope that the Grand Prix Series will inspire more people to literally get on their bikes and become more active.” Bellabiker likes this alot 🙂
This is a fantastic opportunity for me to get in amongst it and get behind the Women’s Event…There will be coverage of the event on ITV4 on Saturday morning so get those recorder boxes set. If you happen to have missed the last ones here is a link to the ITV4 Player