Preston cyclists are being urged to get on their bikes to mark the 10th anniversary of the Tour of Britain.
The eight-day Tour, beginning tomorrow, departs from Peebles in Scotland before further stages through England and Wales, with the finale in London’s Whitehall.
Some of the biggest names in world cycling will be among the 19 teams racing, including the likes of Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish.
In partnership with Preston Council, the Sky Ride Local programme of guided rides is providing opportunities for individuals, families and groups to dust off their bikes every weekend.
All Sky Ride Local events are open to everyone – and they’re organised and guided by British Cycling trained Ride Leaders, who are on hand to offer encouragement and support throughout.
There are rides for all ages, with varying levels.
The next rides taking place in Preston are:
n Tomorrow from 2pm in Avenham Park, taking on the south west part of the Guild Wheel
n Sunday, September 22 from 10am at UCLan Sports Arena – Ride the Wheel
n Sunday, October 6 from 10am at Brockholes Nature Reserve – Ride around the Villages.