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Bolton Olympian encourages home town to get on their bike

Triple Olympic gold medal winner Jason Kenny. Credit: Martin Rickett/Press Association

Triple Olympic gold medallist Jason Kenny is taking to the streets of Bolton with thousands of cyclists.

This is the third time the 5km cycling event has taken place in his home town, giving cyclists another chance to ride through the town on traffic-free streets.

Jason Kenny in action during the Men's Sprint Semi Finals, VeloPark, London. Credit: Adam Davy/Press Association

Jason Kenny says

'The atmosphere at Sky Ride is like a festival. It's a great celebration and there will be loads going on. It's an amazing opportunity to ride on closed roads and to see your town from two wheels, totally traffic-free'.