Cycling event treads in runner’s tracks

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Since Bradley Wiggins won the Tour de France (TdF) in 2012, rapidly followed by Olympic success, cycling has taken off in the UK.

Mountain biking had already changed the face of the sport and road cyclists have been further lifted by Chris Froome’s multiple TdF wins.

It is barely two years since Robbie Semple’s determination saw Kintyre Wheelers Cycling Club (KWCC) reformed. This week comes news of a two day Kintyre KWCC event.

Since 2006 MOK Run has lit a torch for athletics in the area and cycling aims to follow the same path.

The run’s 1,000 places sell out in hours and it has been voted Runner’s World magazine’s top UK race many times.

If the End of the World (EOTW) cycling event proves as popular, May could be bookended by national level events.

The EOTW event aims to start small and organisers say they would be happy with 100 entries but MACC base could accommodate many more.

Kintyre Way Ultra’s cycle event has already proved the scenery is a big draw will EOTW prove the same…