Friday 29 May 2009

Ryedale Grand Prix-British Cycling Premier Calendar Road Series, June 7th 2009

The Ryedale Grand Prix 2009 will be held on June 7th which is just on our doorstep at Duncombe Park with its HQ at St Albans Centre,Ampleforth Abbey,Ampleforth.The Grand Prix will use the now tradition course with Hovingham forming the hub for two rolling circuits which is 181kms in total.This race is now in the Premiem Calendar status. The event has been held annually since the death of Olympic Cyclist, Peter Longbottom whose home was in the area.This is wonderful countryside not only for the competitors but also the spectators to enjoy as well . Lets hope for perfect weather conditions and not too many punctures.The event has been generously sponsered by Greencrete and Halfords