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More than 150 riders take part in Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix

Thousands of people lined the streets of Shrewsbury today as a major cycle race returned to town. Bigger and better than last year, the town came alive as spectators lined almost every inch of the 850-metre circuit for the Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix. The event organised by the Shrewsbury based Paramount Cycle Team featured more […]

By |May 31st, 2015|Shrewsbury Grand Prix|0 Comments

Shrewsbury’s Cycle Grand Prix to be annual event

Shrewsbury’s Cycle Grand Prix has proved such a success that organisers today said it will become an annual event.

Thousands of people turned out to watch the event last Sunday as riders tore through a circuit of the town centre.

Organiser Ben Lawrence said: “We had a brilliant turnout on the day and I can confirm we […]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Shropshire Star|0 Comments

Shrewsbury cycling grand prix hailed as a huge success

Thousands of people thronged the roads of Shrewsbury for the town centre’s first professional cycle race in 21 years, with hopes it will become an annual event.
With Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell taking part, the Shrewsbury Grand Prix was no casual Sunday bike ride, with fierce competition in what is a nationally ranked race with […]

By |May 29th, 2014|Shropshire Star|0 Comments

Shrewsbury Grand Prix by Jon Derricott

Fantastic to see this happening in my home town! A very special day, starting with the brilliant idea of opening the course to everyone & anyone before the racing began. So many young & very young people were totally enthralled & inspired. Congratulations to all who made this happen!

By |May 28th, 2014|Cycle Shrewsbury|0 Comments

Olympic Gold Medallist Enters Shrewsbury Grand Prix

Olympic gold medallist and World Champion cyclist Joanna Rowsell MBE is to take part in the Shrewsbury Grand Prix later this month.

Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell MBE will be taking part in this month’s Shrewsbury Grand Prix. The 25-year-old British team pursuit champion, whose parents live in the area, will take part in the ladies-only […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Press|0 Comments

Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix family activities

We’ve teamed up with Cycle Shrewsbury to offer some great family entertainment in the town centre during the run up to the races.

Come into Shrewsbury town centre from 2.30pm to enjoy:

·        Your chance to cycle around the race route! (3-3.45pm)
·        Extreme mountain bike skills stunt shows
·        Make your own artwork on the art bike
·        Bike […]

By |May 6th, 2014|Cycle Shrewsbury|0 Comments

Top cycling race returning to Shrewsbury

A top cycling event, which is expected to attract thousands of enthusiasts and professionals from across the UK, is to be held in Shrewsbury for the first time in 20 years.

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By |April 7th, 2014|Press|0 Comments

Shrewsbury Crit in 1986

20 years ago Shrewsbury had a town centre cycle race that ran around the town centre and was a huge success and quickly became one of the key local races of the season.

By |April 7th, 2014|Press, Shrewsbury, Stan's Cycles|0 Comments

Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix Promotional Video

Please check out our new promotional video for the Shrewsbury Grand Prix, showing the course and its various challenges!

By |April 7th, 2014|Paramount CRT, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury Grand Prix|0 Comments