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Tour De Swindon - What A Finish! 

Over 300 people enjoy a day of cycling and family fun at Coate Water
 
Last Sunday (21 July), Swindon families joined in celebrations to mark the end of a hugely successful first ‘Tour de Swindon,’ on the same day that Chris Froome pedalled to victory for Great Britain in the 100th Tour de France.

‘Tour de Swindon’ saw 3 weeks of free walking and cycling events put on by national charity Sustrans and Swindon Travel Choices, to celebrate the Tour de France locally.

Over 300 people took part in the Grand Finale event, which was held at Coate Water Park. The “smoothie-maker bike” proved a big hit especially amongst the children, allowing them to pedal their own fresh fruit smoothie, and families took part in “cycle orienteering” along the town’s traffic-free cycle paths.

A ‘Bike Doctor’ was also on hand for free bike safety check ups and maintenance advice, along with free bike security marking. The events culminated with a prize-giving ceremony at 3pm, for winners of the Active Swindon Challenge.

Ben Spencer, Sustrans Project Coordinator, said “It was fantastic to meet such a range of people – from children with gleaming, brand-new, first bikes to riders and bikes that had covered many miles as part of the active cycle challenge.”

Tour De Swindon Grand Finale
Sunday 21 July
Coate Water Country Park

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon

Tour De Swindon, Swindon Travel Choices, Cycling Swindon








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