Were you inspired by the success of Team GBR in the velodrome and want to take encourage your children to start cycling? Well Sky and British Cycling have teamed up with local councils to again stage the Sky Ride and its coming to Edinburgh!
Last year, over 200, 000 men, women and children took part in Sky Rides across 17 UK cities. This year, there’ll be 18 Sky Ride City events nationwide, including towns and cities like Plymouth, Ipswich and Birmingham.
Sky Rides are part of our commitment to getting a million more people cycling regularly by 2013 and we’re really excited to announce that we’ve just extended our agreement with British Cycling until 2016. So, not only can we continue to support elite cyclists like Sir Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton, but also to inspire the rest of us to have fun, get fit and feel safe on two wheels.
Below is a video of the Sky Ride Ambassador Edith Bowman inviting you to join in,
So if you are looking for fun way to encourage your children to start riding more regularly then register today. If you don’t have a bike, there is the availability to hire them on the day. To find out more or register, simply click on the image above.