Bicycle racing returns to York!

Published: Wednesday, 14 August 2019 at 9:53:58 AM

Bicycle racing returns to York!

As part of the Element Road Series, the York Cycling Festival returns for a whole weekend of cycling fun for the whole family.

The Element Road Series is a 10 round cycling series that works towards the common goal of involving more people in racing and creating a positive experience for all. The Series has seen classic cycling events held in different locations from Chidlow, Collie and Kalgoorlie - and now the historic town of York. With an average of 200 riders participating in each event, we’re looking forward to showcasing the best that York has to offer.

Temporary Road Closure of Avon Street, South Street, Lowe Street and Christie Retreat on Saturday 24 August 2019.

Read more about road closures cycling events in August and September

Business/engagement opportunities

CycleSport WA will be working directly with the Shire of York and local schools to attract local families to spectate the event and to participate in the Little Critters race. We encourage local businesses to offer ‘rider revive’ lunch/dinner/drinks packages and to make the most of the extra people that are likely to visit York on the day.

Little Critters

The York Cycling Festival is a great opportunity to get your kids into racing. Little Critters is a free ride for children aged 15 years and under around the Town Centre circuit.

  • Little Critters receive a number plate for their bike to keep
  • The ride is supervised by parents and coaches
  • All bikes accepted (BMX, MTB, road etc.)

 No experience necessary, your kids are sure to enjoy riding in a fun and supportive environment!

Read more about Little Critters cycling event here

More event details and road closure information here.

Event day contact Glenn Te Raki - Event Director, WestCycle Incorporated. On day contact only - 0451 412 809

For further information about the York Cycling Festival please visit our website at ​https://element.asn.au/york/  

Our apologies for any inconvenience caused to you during this time. We are hoping you will support our event and we look forward to seeing you there! Any enquiries or concerns regarding the event prior to Saturday 24 August may be directed to WestCycle on 6336 9688 or ​info@westcycle.org.au​. 

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