Angus Cycling Festival – 2nd September 2017, Reid Park, Forfar

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Saturday 2nd September 2017 9am – 4pm

Forfar Funduro – Watch as over 200 riders battle it out to see who will become the winner in this spectacular Enduro Mountain Bike Race with 7 stages across Balmashanner Hill and Reid Park! Limited on the day entries available.

Forfar Funduro Dual Slalom  – Watch as riders go head to head down a slalom course through Reid Park and over Jumps to see who will be fastest!

Scottish Cycling & Big Tree Campervans Youth Races – Young People from all over Tayside, Angus and Fife battle it out in round 1 of this regional race series.

Demo Bikes – Available from Angus Cycle Hub, Kona, Hai Bike Electric Bikes and more – come and try before you buy: NOTE photo ID and proof of address required!

Cycle Skills Course – Test your cycling skills on our track with jumps, bumps, skinnies and balance sections, rental bikes available, 10am – 4pm

Trade Village – Grab and browse the latest cycling gear from lots of shops and traders.

Good Food – from Stone Baked Pizza, Vegetarian options and Cream Teas we have it covered!

Smoothie Bikes – Make your own delicious smoothie by pedal power courtesy of Angus Soft Fruits and Stirling Cycle Hub.

Recycled Bikes – come and check out our recently refurbished and recycled bikes with prices starting from just £20!

Live Music  – From local bands

Airbag Best Trick and High Jump Competitions – Come and watch our spectacular Airbag competition as riders jump over 20ft into the air! Or why not join in! £15 to play all day!

Visitor & Participant Information

What is it?

From Kids races to Enduro’s, Fat Bikes to Skinny Tyres, Pump Tracks to Airbags   – The Angus Cycling Festival (ACF!) has it all. We have a packed 2 month schedule starting in August and culminating with the 2 day long Angus Cycling Festival based in Reid Park in Forfar on the 2nd September 2017.

Cycling Activities For All Ages! – Trade Stands, Racing, Test Bike Track, Food & Drink, Family Entertainment, FREE Bike Checks, Demo Bikes, Stunt Airbag, Live Music, Local food and much much more!

Grab the opportunity to ride some of the best roads and trails in Angus – “Birthplace of Scotland” with the people who know it best – and to make it even better loads of the ACF events are absolutely FREE! Whether you haven’t had your road bike out of the shed for a while, you want to enter your first Mountain Bike race, or you fancy an epic wild adventure without getting lost, there is an event for you at ACF. We have crammed as much as possible into one day.

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Places are limited for the majority of events so we advise to book early to avoid disappointment.

 
FORFAR FUNDURO
Our madcap multi-stage Enduro Mountain Bike Race on wickedly fun trails. For more information and to register visit:
 
BIG TREE CAMPERVANS YOUTH CROSS COUNTRY RACE
The perfect race for young people to get their first taste of MTB racing! for more information visit the Britiish cycling website:
 
FUNKY MOUNTAIN ADVENTURE RACE
Race, climb and crawl over a massive obstacle course and get pelted with coloured powder… whats not to love about that!!!
 
THE AIRBAG
Come and chuck yourself off our ramp onto our stunt airbag! Great for learning tricks and uping your skills levels on a bike!!!
Register on the day!
 
BIKE SKILLS TRACK
Come and try your hand on our bike skills track made up of bumps, raised corners, skinny sections and other obstacles.
Register on the day!
 
Dont forget local good food, live music, stalls and great fun all day!

Watch the 2014 Festival Highlights

Where is it?

Events are being held across the Angus region (please refer to the individual event details for info) but The Angus Cycling Festival is on the 2nd September 2017 and will be at Reid Park, Forfar, Angus. Access to the event will be by Viewmount Road, Forfar and signs will guide visitors to the car parking at Reid Park from the A90 Dundee to Aberdeen Road.

What facilities will there be?

Toilets, baby change and disabled facilities will be on site at Reid Park and there will be plenty of food vendors to help fuel hungry cyclists.

How much does it cost?

Entry to The Festival is FREE however there is a charge for anyone that wants to take part in the various events and activities on offer at Reid Park (excludes Forfar Funduro Race Entry, Big Tree Campervans Youth Race Entry). We also ask that you might think about Donations for onsite car parking.

Whats more all profits go back into developing Cycling in the Angus region!

Traders Information

Join other forward thinking companies including Kona, Perthshire Flooring, Horizon Watches – Oscars’ Pet Food – Cav & Co – Artisana – Muckle Backlit Oven – Hamish’s Hogs – Ride Retro –  Electric Cycle Company – Ride It Clothing, Hagloff’s UK and many more by getting involved, reaping the benefits and supporting this exciting event and the community!

With an average spend of nearly £20 per person at the festival and 16% of visitors spending over £40, a wide demographic and lots of exposure The Angus Cycling Festival is a fantastic opportunity for business’s. Become part of an exciting new regional wide series of events in the emerging and fast growth cycling market in Angus.

Trading Pitches at The Festival Weekend in Reid Park are available to rent from just £50 for a 2x4m pitch and are space only.

Angus Cycle Hub is a registered Community Interest Company so all money goes back to helping develop Cycling in the Angus region

To view our report which highlights the opportunities and demographic information CLICK HERE

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