Jason Kenny joins Sky Ride 

15/05/15
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Bolton Olympian Jason Kenny will join us at Sky Ride on June 7

Great Britain Cycling Team’s, Jason Kenny will be joining us at Sky Ride Bolton, as thousands of people are set to descend on the town for a fantastic traffic-free bike ride on Sunday 7 June.

One of fifteen major events taking place across the country this summer, Sky Ride Bolton is set to be a fantastic day out for all the family. With loads of free things to do and try out on the day, including the ‘Tricks & Tunes’ area and the chance to meet Jason Kenny, we’re rolling out a real festival atmosphere. It doesn’t matter how old you are, how old your bike is, or how fast you ride – there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

What’s more, register at on the website and you’ll be entitled to a free expert bike check (worth £14.99) at Halfords!

Great Britain Cycling Team’s, Jason Kenny, said: ‘I’m delighted to be attending Sky Ride Bolton once again. Joining thousands of people in my hometown to be part of a fantastic celebration of cycling. The event is a great showcase of all the ways you can get involved in the sport, and the variety of recreational cycling programmes offered by British Cycling and Sky.

‘It’s a great day out for families, exploring the town on two wheels, traffic-free. An opportunity not to be missed. Register your free place today – see you there.’

Peter Haymes British Cycling’s Recreation Manager for the North West, said: "Sky Ride Bolton is all about getting people involved in cycling, whatever your age or fitness level. We are delighted to be joined by Olympic athlete Jason Kenny at Sky Ride Bolton, so be sure to register your place today!"

Bolton Council’s Cabinet Member for Culture and Youth, Cllr John Byrne, said: “Sky Ride is a fantastic event and we’re delighted to welcome it back to Bolton once again. It’s a great way of encouraging people to get involved in cycling, no matter what level of ability. As a keen cyclist myself I will be taking part again, as I do each year, and I would urge families to join us in the town centre on June 7 for a fun-filled day of traffic-free cycling and entertainment.

“Bolton’s very own Olympian, Jason Kenny, is a great ambassador for the sport and our town, and we’re looking forward to seeing him at the event. Even if you don’t fancy getting on two wheels and joining in the cycling, there’s plenty to see and enjoy.”

Sky Ride Bolton rolls into town next month, register your place today via the Go Sky Ride website. Don’t miss out – join us on Sunday 7 June and celebrate all things cycling  in Bolton.

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