UNSTONE: Mountain bikers due to race in Unstone

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Mountain bikers will take on the trails and hills around Birchall Estate, Unstone on Sunday, in round 2 of the Midlands XC cross country series.

The event which is organised by Bolsover and District Cycling Club involves hundreds of the region’s best mountain bikers and local racers.

This year sees a new format of racing for the under 17s with fast, short track elimination heats, giving every young rider a chance to experience the thrills of MTB racing.

Junior racing starts at 9am, with senior races at 11.30am and 2.30pm and spectators are being invited to go along and watch the action on the hills surrounding the Birchall Estate.

More information on entering the event can be found at www.midlandsxc.com

BAM Construction and JE James Cycles are sponsoring the event with specific prizes for local riders taking part.