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Get on your bike with Sky Ride Local

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Friday 5 February 2016 People in Sheffield are being encouraged to get on their bikes this weekend with Sky Ride Local, as the first guided rides of 2016 take place in the city. There is an easygoing four mile History and Heritage ride this Sunday, 7 February, which starts at Oughtibridge and a challenging 22 mile Tour de Bradfield ride ...

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Sheffield Grand Prix 2015 – interview with Gary Clifton

Tom Scully took the top prize at the fourth annual Sheffield Grand Prix, which took place in the city centre on Wednesday 22 July. Around 7,000 people turned out to enjoy the British Cycling Elite Circuit Series race, which took in a route around Pinstone Street, Furnival Gate, Arundel Gate and Surrey Street. An event village, complete with stalls, refreshments, children’s ...

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Elite cyclists take to city streets

From left to right: Tom Ward, Group Marketing Manager, Northside Truck and Van, Jack Rees, Achieve - Skinnergate Elite Racing Team and Marc Etches, Organiser, Sheffield Hallam University Grand Prix - outside the Sheffield Town Hall. The Sheffield Hallam University Grand Prix, takes place on Wed 22 Jul.

Tuesday 14 July 2015 Hundreds of the best cyclists from across the UK are set to come to Sheffield next week for the annual Sheffield Hallam University Grand Prix, which forms part of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Race Series. The event takes place in the heart of Sheffield city centre from 6pm on Wednesday 22 July, with the 1.4km ...

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Women of Sheffield gearing up for Tales of Suffrage bike ride

29 April 2015 As interest in women’s cycling reaches heights undreamt of only a few years ago and with the much anticipated Women’s Tour just around the corner, Breeze Network Sheffield are inviting women to take to their bikes and join the historical Tales of Suffrage and Votes for Women ride on Monday 4 May. The free, three-mile, women-only guided ...

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Cycling bug continues in Sheffield with Sky Ride success

Cycling fever hit Sheffield this weekend when Sky Ride came to the city with 2,000 people taking to the traffic-free roads for the family-friendly ride. Individuals, cycling groups, families and friends took part in the event – one of 14 free large cycle rides across the country organised by British Cycling, Sheffield City Council and Sky and formally launched by ...

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The sky is the limit for Sheffield’s cyclists

Cycling fever is set to hit Sheffield this weekend when Sky Ride Sheffield comes to the city with thousands of people already signed up to take part in the fun, free and family-friendly event. Individuals, cycling groups, families and friends are being encouraged to sign up and take part in the event – one of 14 free large cycle rides ...

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BMX star to launch Sky Ride Sheffield

A keen cyclist who was inspired to get on her bike for the first time since retirement is encouraging other people to sign up to Sky Ride Sheffield, which this year will be attended by Great Britain BMX rider Curtis Manaton. More than 1,000 people have already signed up to take part in Sky Ride Sheffield on 10 August, one ...

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Sheffield building on tour legacy

Sheffield is aiming to build on the excitement generated from successfully hosting one of the world’s top sporting events. It is estimated that at least 1.5 million people watched Stage 2 of the Tour de France as the world’s top cyclists swept through Sheffield on Sunday, with viewers from over 180 countries around the world following the race on TV. ...

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Make the most of sheffield’s greatest sporting event

Sheffield is ready to welcome one of the world’s greatest sporting events as the city turns yellow and events will be on offer for everyone to get into Le Tour spirit. The eyes of the world will focus on Yorkshire this week, with hundreds of thousands of cycling enthusiasts descending on Sheffield and over a billion viewers watching on television ...

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