Angus Cycling Festival – 17th & 18th September 2016, Reid Park, Forfar

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Saturday 17th September 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 Alpine Bikes, Kona, Lapierre, Hai Bike Electric Bikes and more – come and try before you buy: NOTE photo ID and proof of address required!

Adaptive Bikes  – Come and try the latest adaptive bikes, trikes and dual control bikes from Blazing Saddles 11-4pm

Pump Track Challenge – See if you can set the fastest time on our wooden track and Top Gear style leader board, 10-4pm!

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 Asda and Stirling Cycle Hub.

Recycled Bikes – come and check out retro bikes and recycled bikes with prices starting from just £5!

Balance Bike Sessions and Races for Toddlers  – Come join in a Balance Bike Session for toddlers with Trail Tots – Register on the day!

Live Music  – From local bands courtesy of DD8 Music

Sunday 18th September 9am – 4pm

Scottish Cross Country Championship (SXC)  – We are lucky enough to be hosting the final round of this national race series. Come along and cheer on the athletes as they tackle laps of our tough cross country course across Balmashanner Hill and Reid park.

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! £10 to play all day!

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

Pump Track Challenge – See if you can set the fastest time on our wooden track and Top Gear style leader board, 10am-4pm!

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

The Ginger Juggler – entertainment and circus skills for kids with the bagpipe playing uni-cyclist!

The Mechanical Bull – hang on tight and try to tame the beast!

Ladies Leisurely Rides – Join in one of x2 social road rides for Ladies hosted by Angus Bike Chain and The Ladies Leisurely Cyclists. Limited places available.

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 Asda and Stirling Cycle Hub.

Recycled Bikes – come and check out retro bikes and recycled bikes with prices starting from just £5!

Live Music  – From local bands courtesy of DD8 Music

Bike Jumble – Sell your old bike stuff in our car boot sale specifically for cyclists. £10 per car.

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 17th & 18th September 2015.

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

Angus Cycle Hub, Muckmedden Events, Angus Council, The SMBC & Angus Bike Chain CC are all working together to produce 2 months of “Ang-tastic” biking shenanigans just for you!

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. And to finish off the second Angus Cycle Festival with a bang we’ve organised a huge two-day, celebration of Cycling at Reid Park, Forfar on Sept 17th & 18th. We have crammed as much as possible into the two days, so in addition to the events below, you’ve also got a whole weekend of family fun and events for all abilities and ages to look forward to….

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

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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 Weekend on the 17th and 18th September 2015 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 £5 per person registration charge for anyone that wants to take part in the various events and activities on offer at Reid Park (excludes Forfar Funduro Race Entry, SXC 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!

Festival Events Calendar & Schedule

We apologise however there are no fixtures to show at this time. We anticipate that they will be up very shortly so please come back and visit!

Traders Information

Join other forward thinking companies including Kona, Perthshire Flooring, Alpine Bikes, Hagloff’s UK, Mudhugger, Horizon Watches 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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