02 October 2008
A series of open road cycling sessions are being held at Parc Bryn Bach in Tredegar over the next couple of months.
Following on from the success of the RIS Junior Cycle Tour of Wales – during which the youth event took place at Parc Bryn Bach - Welsh Cycling and Blaenau Gwent Council have teamed up to organise four open road cycling sessions.
These are organised sessions giving young and old people the opportunity to ride fabulous circuits in complete safety within a cycle group.
Parc Bryn Bach has Wales’ only closed road cycle circuit, set in 340 acres of grass and woodland with a BMX track, visitor centre, bunkhouse, golf course and water sport lake together with camping facilities.
Arriva Trains Wales are sponsoring the event. They want to support cycling opportunities for people of all abilities while celebrating the success of the Ebbw Valley Railway.
The sessions take place on:
- Saturday 11 October - from 9am to 11am
- Saturday 15 November - from 9am to 11am
- Saturday 13 December - from 9am to 11am
- Saturday 3 January - from 9am to 11am
Cllr Jason Owen, Executive Member for Leisure, said:
“We are delighted to be supporting the development of cycling as a sport among people of all ages and promoting healthy lifestyles. We are very enthusiastic to promote cycling as a positive activity for people and at the same time celebrate the success enjoyed by British cycling at Olympic level, which is sure to motivate everyone taking part.”
For further information please contact
For more information about the sessions contact Parc Bryn Bach on 01495 711816 or e-mail email@example.com.