Exmouth set to witness vintage cyling this weekend

14:28 04 September 2012

Vintage Cycling

Vintage Cycling

Archant

This coming Sunday (September 9) sees the inaugural event for Velo Vintage in Exmouth and it already seems to be a great success for cycling and for encouraging visitors into the area, with tickets for the Cycle West – Velo Vintage ride already being fully sold out!

The ride has attracted some very interesting backing and support and the latest to realise the potential benefits is A Hume – Country Clothing from Kelso in the Scottish Borders. They are sponsoring the best dressed lady and best dressed gent this Sunday on what should be a fantastic day of cycling attire with the organisers suggesting outfits can range from the 1920’s to the 1980’s.

Sponsors of the best dressed lady and gent competition said: “A Hume Country Clothing are pleased to have the opportunity to be involved with the Velo Vintage in Devon event and are thrilled to be sponsoring the best dressed couple. We simply love the idea and think any excuse to dress with style and a little exuberate flair is always good. We are look forward to seeing the entrants and the lucky winners.”

As well as the best dressed gent and lady, there are competitions for the best hat and hair for ladies and the best moustache or sideburns for the gents. Sideburns were added to pick up on the Bradley ‘Wiggo’ Wiggins following! You can also decorate your bike and maybe win a prize!

Alistair Cope, spokesperson of the event said: “This is going to be a great fun day and I’d really encourage people to come along to see some fantastic bicycles of all ages and some wonderfully dressed riders”,

“If you’re in Exmouth on Sunday, we’re gathering in the Strand between 10.15 to 11am in the morning and then returning at about 2.30 pm for afternoon tea. It would be great to have a crowd to cheer the riders back and also to give the many riders who have travelled from all over the country a real Devon welcome”.

More details can be found on www.velovintage.co.uk or call Alistair Cope on 01297 625375

0 comments

Other Sport Stories

10:33
Football on pitch

Exmouth Spartans launched their Macron Devon and Exeter League Division Seven campaign with an emphatic 6-1 win at Cheriton Fitzpaine.

Read more
09:53

Rugby is back and there opportunities for young players to get involved with Exmouth RFC.

Read more
Yesterday, 15:47
Champion puppy Sky and sponsors, Corner House Surgery. Picture: contributed

The final competitive event of the Exe Equestrian Club summer season took place at Nutwell Court.

Read more
Mon, 15:58
The Gentlemen team after their victory in the final of the Budleigh Cricket Club Community League

The Gentlemen pulled off one of the biggest shocks in recent years when crowned Community League Champions at the Ottermouth last Sunday.

Read more
Mon, 10:50
Aaron Thompson is seen here in the brand new Cockles change strip, with Dave McCarthy, of Sam's Funhouse.

Exmouth RFC have continued their pre-season team building with then signing, on-loan, of an Exeter Chiefs player.

Read more
Mon, 10:37
A generic picture

Exmouth Chess Club, currently Devon’s Division One Champions, have moved to new premises, at The Holly Tree Inn, Withycombe Village Road, where they now meet every Wednesday from 6 pm, writes Bob Jones.

Read more
Mon, 10:37
Harrry Tincknell in action during the 4 Hours of Le Castellet race

Harry Tincknell is already planning to retake the lead in the European Le Mans Series standings next month after he lost his points advantage in France over the weekend.

Read more
Mon, 08:30
Football generic picture

Budleigh Salterton Reserves shared four goals in their meeting with Tipton St John, writes SpursTom.

Read more
Mon, 08:18

The Budleigh ladies were in action twice in their Over-50s campaign.

Read more
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Newton Poppleford sponsor picture

Newton Poppleford have been working hard off the pitch during the summer to bring sponsorship to the club.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 21°C

min temp: 11°C

Most Read Sport

Useful Links

Advertise in the Paper
Submit a Story
Subscriptions Order
Competitions
Photo Orders
Family notices
iwitness24
Google Plus
Facebook
Twitter
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Exmouth Journal e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Exmouth's trusted business finder


HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Find planning applications