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22 Aug 2023

Journeys made using Transport for London’s (TfL) cycle hire scheme this year are at their lowest in a decade, with the organisation blaming recent bad weather as a potential cause.

21 Aug 2023

The manager of ACT Gold Member Pedal Revolution in Norwich has demonstrated the strength of the cycling community, after rallying support for a local cyclist who had to sell his four bikes to...

21 Aug 2023

A report in Cycling Industry News says that 60% of Fix Your Bike vouchers that were issued during the peak Covid lockdown period were redeemed at smaller bike shops and...

10 Aug 2023

One in five UK consumers (20%) prefer using mobile payment services such as Apple Pay over cash (17%) or chip & PIN card payments (10%) for in-store purchases, a new survey has reported.

9 Aug 2023

Fully funded training for school and college leavers is available for the Cycle Maintenance Apprenticeship for those under 19 years of age at the start of the apprenticeship.

9 Aug 2023

ACT Gold Member Luchos, which has pioneered a new energy block for cyclists and endurance athletes that acts as a natural alternative to energy drinks and gels ladened...

9 Aug 2023

VOLT e-bikes has announced the launch of a unique Cancel Anytime Subscription model in
conjunction with e-bike rental provider Blike.

8 Aug 2023

The CE mark, which is used in the EU to certify that a product meets certain safety standards is to be retained indefinitely, after the government announced an extension of CE mark recognition...

8 Aug 2023

ACT member and Cytech-accredited Bridgtown Cycles in Cannock has been named Premium Bike Shop of the Year in the Midlands Enterprise Awards. Now in its sixth year, the awards showcase the...

26 Jul 2023

“Red tape and barriers to trade” currently affecting businesses because of Brexit have been blamed by cycle distributor FLi Distribution after it ceased trading with immediate...

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ACT member to hold cycling festival in the lead-up to Cycling World Championships

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

ACT member BikeTown in Rutherglen is to hold a cycling festival in the lead-up to the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships.

Cuningar Cycling Festival

The festival will be held on Saturday, August 5 and will follow BikeTown’s two previous successful events in May.

The August cycling extravaganza will be in the build-up to the biggest cycling event ever and will feature a wide range of activities, such as bike games, cycle lessons, scavenger hunts, circus skills, face painting, balloon modelling, glitter tattoos, and music from CamGlen Radio, amongst much more.

Jim Ewing, Senior Team Leader for Bike Town, said: “We’d love everyone from the local community and beyond to come along and join in some fantastic festival fun.”

Fiona McLean, Community Growth Project Manager for Clyde Gateway, added: “At Clyde Gateway, we are thrilled to extend our wholehearted support to this upcoming community cycling festival in the lead-up to the highly anticipated World Cycling Championships in Glasgow.

“By supporting this festival, we aim to encourage more people to embrace cycling as a daily activity, promoting a greener community”.

This Cuningar Cycling Festival will be held on the Saturday from 11am to 3pm at Cuningar Loop, Downiebrae Road, Rutherglen, G73 1PW and if you cycle to the event or bring your bike along, you’ll receive a free goodie bag.

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