Despite its popularity in 2017, to the disappointment of many cyclists, there will be no Vélo Birmingham 2018.

The bike ride that starts and finishes in Birmingham city centre, is a 100 mile route which combines wonderful views of what the Midlands has to offer and regardless of ability, the events which attracted up to 15,000 cyclists in 2014, is open to all.

Even though many streets were lined with cheering spectators, not everybody was impressed with the closed roads.

Vélo Birmingham is returning in the spring of 2019

A spokesperson for said Vélo Birmingham: “Working with our partners Birmingham City Council, we’ve made some important changes to the event, including moving to a new Spring date and developing a brand new route.”

Adding: “These changes will enable us to secure the long term sustainability of Vélo Birmingham as we grow it into one of the world’s biggest and most iconic cycling events.”

They are expecting to be a massive sell-out again, thousands of cyclists have already pre-registered, if you’d like to be in with a chance of taking part, you must pre-register HERE

Image: Vélo Birmingham

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