Get a jurassic Wiggle on to join 1,000 cyclists

PUBLISHED: 13:34 26 June 2012 | UPDATED: 13:34 26 June 2012

Velo Vintage

Velo Vintage


Local cyclist Alistair Cope, who works in the cycling industry and lives in Seaton, is helping to organise the Wiggle Jurassic Classic.

This is a mass participation cycle event that starts on the Strand in Exmouth and finishes at Exmouth Rugby Club on Sunday, July 8.

Alistair, who has been working very closely with Exmouth Town Council and Exmouth Rugby Club, went to school in Exmouth and lived there for a number of years.

He said: “Exmouth is perfect for hosting cycle events and the enthusiasm of the town towards cycling was made clear last year when a fantastic day was had by all when the Tour of Britain visited in September.”

The Wiggle Jurassic Classic has two routes, one of 100 miles and the other 100 kilometres, big distances. However, the children can join in at the event as the events village will have food, live music, a bouncy castle and a climbing wall! So as well as welcoming back the cyclists who will be raising funds for The Prostate Cancer Charity, people can enjoy the fun of the event as well as the spectacle of about 1000 cyclists returning back after a hard day in the saddle!

By complete contrast, Velo Vintage is a cycle event taking place on Sunday, September 9 and the total ride distance will only add up to about a dozen miles at the most.

The emphasis is on dressing in a vintage way, which could mean anything from between the 1920s to the 1980s, so plenty of scope there!

For further details on Velo Vintage, go to their website at, email or call 01297 625 375

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