It was great fun and we have done many more around the UK..at cycle events..at outdoor events..at festivals..all sorts of events!!..planning cycle roadshows now!
BANK HOLIDAY MAY 2007 was..
A free, fun Cycle Circus and Celebration Day where all visitors were able to try their skills on trick-bikes, see unicyclist and mountain bike demonstrations plus lots mor. Held on Bank Holiday 7tht May at Rock Park in the centre of Barnstaple, North Devon from 11am until 5pm.
Part of the North Devon and Exmoor Walking and Cycling Festival, the Cycling Circus is organised by West Country Walks with special help from Bigtopmania.
There were a huge variety of mini and trick bikes, a penny farthing and unicycles for all ages to have-a-go from Bigtopmania who also put on a range of circus tricks from plate spinning to tight wire. During the day current British Freestyle Unicycle Competition winner 'Lucas the One-Wheel Wonder', sponsored by Qu-Ax and Plain Lazy also demonstated his unbelievable dexterity showing what can be achieved through years of practice of extreme unicycling.
The Haldon Mountainbike Club invited everyone to test their own skills on the obsatcle course, while Andrei Burton, Champion Mounatin Bike Stunt Trials Rider, sponsored by Saltrock also did his very spectacular show, courtesy of the CYCLE EXETER CAMPAIGN.
You could even try your Feet at NORDIC WALKING and test some GPS systems.(for safe walks on the Moors!)
This was the 3rd.
Day of Cycling and Circus Frivolities in Barnstaple .
This Event was rated as the NUMBER 1 Thing To Do With the Kids this Weekend in The Independent Newspaper.
Outdoor Activity Stands. Walking and Cycling Displays. Stunt Mountain Bike Shows. Test your cycle skills and agility with the Haldon Forest Mountainbike Club
Go for a ride on the Tarka Trail... Try loads of crazy bikes, unicycles and circus skills
Face painting Rural crafts PLUS WIN PRIZES !!!!!
For a copy of the festival programme call West Country Walks on 01271 883131 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Details also on www.walkcyclenorthdevon.co.uk. Copies of the North Devon & Exmoor holiday and accommodation guide are available by calling 01271 336070 or visit www.northdevon.com.
images of 2006 cycle circus
hundreds of people, loads of bikes, Lantern Fm, masses of fun, crazy stunts!