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Summer of Cycling

Specialist bikes for public use are coming to Norwich following a Government initiative to encourage more people to cycle.

There was chaos at the Halfords roundabout in Norwich on Saturday morning when team cars supporting the Tour of Britain riders took a wrong turn.

The Tour of Britain returns to Norfolk and Suffolk this Saturday. How will you be celebrating the event?

People are being encouraged to use pedal power this weekend to explore Norfolk’s churches and raise valuable funds to support the upkeep of these beautiful historic buildings.

The roadsides will be lined, the bunting will be proudly hung and decorative bicycles will be placed along the route this Saturday as Norfolk celebrates the return of the Tour of Britain to our region.

Excitement is building as the region gears up to welcome the Tour of Britain.

People are being urged to line the roadsides as the Tour of Britain cycle race returns to the county for the first time in three years.

Excitement ahead of the Tour of Britain is building in Fakenham ahead of the seventh stage of this year’s professional road race.

Communities and businesses in Broadland are set to benefit from the arrival of the Tour of Britain when it races through the district next month.

When thinking of the Broads, it is usually boats, windmills and tranquillity which come to mind.

Strings of cyclists wound their way through Stalham en route to their lunch break stopping point at the Museum of the Broads.

A record number of cyclists took part in the Tour de Broads event today.

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The Tour of Britain’s impending visit to Norfolk and Suffolk has been hailed as a boost for fitness, tourism and the countys’ profile as a group of cyclists got a taste of the route.

Cyclists of all abilities will get a taste of what it is like to be a Tour of Britain rider when they pedal part of the route set to be tackled by the professionals.

Eight hundred miles completed, three new tyres and 32 football grounds visited - two North Elmham brothers are a third of the way through their epic cycle challenge.

They are often stowed away in dark garage corners, shoved behind tired sheds or left locked up outside.

But neglected bikes in Attleborough have been dragged out, dusted off and spruced up as the town creates a vibrant bike trail to promote the return of the Tour of Britain to the area.

Workers across Norfolk have been getting into the competitive spirit as they push the pedals as part of a Tour of Britain-inspired challenge.

Staff at Kinnertons chocolate factory, in Fakenham, completed 182km on a pair of static bikes in a corner of the canteen, riding an eighth of the length of the Tour of Britain course.

A pair of vets from south Norfolk will cycle more than 110 miles for charity this weekend, taking in 16 farms along the way.

He has a passion for two-wheeled adventures and a sweet tooth. He is a man on a mission. Meet East Anglia’s Cake Crusader!

Two Norfolk brothers will pedal their way round all 92 Football League grounds on a charity challenge.

A Tour of Britain-inspired challenge is calling on workers to get on their bikes and cycle the distance of the professional road race.

A sea of blinking red lights will be seen snaking its way from London to the Suffolk coast as hundreds of cyclists pedal their way back to the region as part of what has become a cycling institution.

As part of our Summer of Cycling series, Karen Snowling spoke to Kate Scotter about her passion for the pastime.

A group of women rode with a purpose as they took to two wheels in honour of a trailblazing cyclist.

A former army sergeant is getting ready to ride 200 miles to raise funds for a charity which supported him after he was wounded in Afghanistan.

A Tour de France-style atmosphere is set to return to Norwich as cyclists gasp their way up the city’s steepest hill.

Hundreds of cyclists will be chasing the rising sun as they pedal their way from one lifeboat station to another in aid of the life-saving service.

Towns, villages and communities are being urged to get behind the Tour of Britain as the full route of the Norfolk stage is revealed for the first time.

Basket Biker Emily Davis spoke to Kate Scotter as part of our Summer of Cycling series, highlighting how cycling isn’t all about ‘serious racing business’.

Female riders across Norfolk are set to join a two-wheeled tribute in memory of a trailblazer of women’s cycling.

People are being urged to use pedal power to help raise much-needed funds for a nursery school.

Work colleagues, novice cyclists and youngsters are being urged to be inspired by the return of the Tour of Britain to our counties this summer and have a go at bike racing.

As part of our Summer of Cycling series, keen cyclist Nick Askham talks to Kate Scotter about his two-wheeled adventures.

Sports facilities in our region have today been boosted by the announcement of hundreds of thousands of pounds of National Lottery funding.

Thousands of cyclists helped raise an estimated £100,000 for charity on Sunday on a rain-drenched course that took them through the heart of Norfolk in the annual Norwich 100 ride.

A north Norfolk mum will be using pedal power to help fund her sister-in-law’s cancer treatment.

Thousands of people are expected to flock to Norwich when an annual extravaganza about all things cycling returns to the city.

Keen cyclist Dawn Collyer speaks to Kate Scotter about her love of cycling as part of our Summer of Cycling series.

Nearly 500 riders powered their way through the Norfolk countryside as a well-regarded cycle event took to the road once again.

Thousands of cyclists will be getting in the saddle this weekend for what has become a two-wheeled Norfolk institution.

An increase in pedestrians being killed or seriously injured in road accidents in January means Norfolk looks likely to miss out on targets to keep casualties down.

A pedal-powered fundraising event that has been raising money for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) for more than 20 years is hoping its new home will make it better than ever.

Hand-cyclist Mike Dawson speaks to Kate Scotter about how London 2012 helped keep him in the saddle.

Hundreds of keen cyclists will ride through the heart of Norfolk as they set off into the countryside this weekend.

Amateur riders have been left disappointed as a cycle race is scuppered by roadworks.

A cancer survivor who has raised tens of thousands of pounds to help pay for life-saving equipment at Norfolk’s flagship hospital is calling on cyclists to give her fundraising effort one final push.

Keen cyclist Michael Meadows speaks to Kate Scotter about his love of cycling and his bike Pippa as part of our Summer of Cycling series.

Families are set to have a fun day out, enjoy a raft of live entertainment, take to two wheels and learn some cycling skills when Lowestoft hosts its second cycling festival next weekend.

Some of the world’s best cyclists will race through the heart of Norfolk when the Tour of Britain returns to the county for the first time in three years this autumn.

East Anglia is gearing up for a fantastic summer of cycling.

Riders ranging from toddlers to grandparents and novices to an Olympic medallist were among those taking part in the third annual Pedal Norfolk Festival.

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