A new cycling hub in York will give disabled people in the county the chance to try cycling on a closed-road circuit and take advantage of para-cycling coaching sessions.

The circuit at York Sport Village is part of a complex funded by British Cycling and York University as part of the Tour de France legacy from 2014.

The BC website reports that para-cycling sessions will run monthly from Sunday, April 12 between 11.30 and 13.00 and will be run by qualified coaches from Clifton CC.

BC regional development manager, Peter Root, said: “Having a purpose built closed road circuit and velodrome in York is a fantastic legacy from the Tour de France and the launch of this disability cycling hub is a great example of the growing number of opportunities for people with disabilities to develop their skills, fitness and confidence with the Go-Ride programme.”

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You can book your place on the coaching sessions by contacting York Sport Cycling by calling 01904 325751 or email cycling@york-sport.com.

Visit www.britishcycling.org.uk/disabilityhubs for more information on disability cycling opportunities around the country.

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    Excellent idea, should be rolled out around the country so all have a chance to enjoy.