The time is right for the return of Six Day racing to Britain

London velodrome, London Track World Cup 2012, day one

It's time Great Britain once again hosted a Six Day cycle race. Cycling is enjoying a boom in popularity in Britain, and the nation has spawned some of the world's top track riders. And the sell-out Revolution track cycling series using velodromes in Manchester, Glasgow and London has shown that there is serious support for track cycling in the UK.

Six day racing is all about entertainment. All the action takes place in an indoor velodrome, with the off-season and appearance fees potentially attracting plenty of stars to draw in the crowds and heat up the action. The race programme is as fast-paced as the racing itself, with something always going on.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.