Over 7,000 people joined Jason Kenny, triple Olympic gold medallist for Sky Ride Bolton yesterday.
The free cycling event allowed riders to enjoy the 5km route at their own pace on car free roads.
Jason Kenny, triple Olympic gold medallist, commented,
“It was fantastic being here in Bolton for Sky Ride today and great to see so many people riding their bikes and enjoying a really good day out. It’s been an exciting summer for British Cycling and it’s great to see initiatives like Sky Ride are giving people an opportunity to get on their bikes.”
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