Road riders head to Rothbury for two races on same day

Two memorial cycle races are taking place on the same day next month at Rothbury, promoted by the Barnesbury Cycling Club.

The Sam Walton Memorial Border Trophy Road Race, a 62-mile ride run under the rules of the BCF, is on Saturday, July 13, and entry is limited to E, 1, 2 and 3 Category riders.

On the same day, the club also promotes The Ballantyne Memorial Trophy Road Race, a fourth cateogry road race of 28 miles, which they claim would be an ideal ride for anyone new to bike racing.

Visit www.britishcycling.org.uk for details.