Search

Hundreds of cyclists go splashing and a dashing in the Broads

15:11 13 April 2014

Riders take part in the Strumpy Splash & Dash Sportive at Strumpshaw.
Photo by Simon Finlay.

Riders take part in the Strumpy Splash & Dash Sportive at Strumpshaw. Photo by Simon Finlay.

Archant Norfolk.

Hundreds of cyclists enjoyed a splash and a dash in the Broads as part of a unique event.

Riders take part in the Strumpy Splash & Dash Sportive at Strumpshaw.
Photo by Simon Finlay.Riders take part in the Strumpy Splash & Dash Sportive at Strumpshaw. Photo by Simon Finlay.

More than 450 riders took part in the cycling activities at Strumpshaw Hall today, which was organised by Pedal Revolution, the RSPB and Broadland District Council.

Cyclists had the choice of four different rides - a 4km family ride, two road challenge rides of 40km or 112km and a 3km off-road mountain bike circuit.

Children also took part in a range of activities during the Strumpy Splash and Dash Sportive event.

Neil Turner, organiser, said it was the first time they had organised a cycling event in Strumpshaw.

“It has been pretty breezy, which has made the last ten miles a bit of a killer. It has been a fantastic event and there has been a nice atmosphere,” he said.

Pedal Revolution’s next event is the East Coast Classic Sportive in Great Yarmouth on May 26.

Search hundreds of local jobs at Jobs24

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Insight

Wayne Neale.

As part of the 2015 summer budget, legislation was introduced which prevents HMRC from increasing the rate of VAT, or reducing the scope of the UK’s many zero rates of VAT (for example, on children’s clothing).

Oliver Phillips, NW Brown Investment Management Director

When investing in a business, one of the key drivers of the company’s performance can be the market in which it operates.

Green 100

cover

Enjoy the Green 100
digital edition

Read

Mustard TV

Meet the Team

Mark Shields

Business Editor

|

Chris Hill

Agricultural and Farming Editor

|

Business Most Read

Awards

Norfolk Future 50 EDP Business Awards Green 100

Business Most Commented

Newsletter Sign Up