World Cycling Revival Festival Celebrates Vintage Cycling At Herne Hill In June

The World Cycling Revival is a three-day event celebrating vintage cycling. The Event launched by Ned Boulting, David Millar and Graeme Obree. It would be held at the iconic Herne Hill Velodrome in London over June 14-16 2018 timings starting at 11.30AM  to 8PM. Three-day vintage cycling festival over June 14-16 boasts authentic vintage racing, music and food, plus star riders and guest speakers.

According to the Organizers of the event, it will be “the greatest celebration of the bicycle world has ever seen” that would involve all aspects of cycling to celebrate 200 years of the bicycle. The event would include racing on the Herne Hill track – the venue built for the 1948 Olympic Games that has recently benefited from an extensive restoration and refurbishment.

Participant includes Track champions Ed Clancy, François Pervis and Azizulhasni Awang, and will take part in a vintage Japanese keirin. And –not to be missed is the highlight of the festival – Scottish cycling legend Graeme Obree will celebrate the 25th anniversary of his Hour record on a recreated model of his Old Faithful bike and this will attempt to set a new lap record.

The event would include a Penny Farthing race, Brompton race, cycling polo and an Oxford vs. Cambridge varsity track match. Additionally, cycling fans will be able to browse several exhibitions and listen to interviews with guest speakers, cyclists and historians in conversation with the TV presenter Ned Boulting.

To add to the fun, there is authentic vintage live music, food, drink and fashion stalls. The organizers have invited everyone to join in with the historic theme by dressing in suitable attire. Ticket prices start at £39 for ‘Early Birds’ and are available from www.cyclingrevival.com.

It is a scintillating event that combines the important cultural and societal impact of the bicycle with a celebration of the nation’s love for two wheels.

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