JOIN US AGAIN
WEDS 29th JUNE 2022!
Welcome to the official website of the annual Otley Cycle Races. Despite our best efforts we couldn't run the event in 2020, but we were back for 2021 - the 35th edition and what a scinitilating evening of high class racing it was. Why not join us again this year in the picturesque Yorkshire Market town of Otley. Wednesday 29th June 2022
17.15 Roads Close
17.30 Westville House / Ingear Coaching Balance Bike Race
18.00 MAS Design Super Prestige Youth Race for u16 boys
18.01 Milner Richards Super Prestige Bike Race for u16 girls
18.10 Podium presentations for the balance bike race
18.40 Chevin Cycles Men's Classic Race
18.50 Podium presentations for the youth races
19.25 Gridding Women's Otley Grand Prix
19.30 Spatzwear Women’s Otley Grand Prix
(Part of the 2021 HSBC UK National Women’s Circuit Series)
19.50 Podium presentations for the Men’s Classic Race
20.20 Gridding Men's Otley Grand Prix
20.30 The Property Development Group Men’s Otley Grand Prix
(Part of the 2021 HSBC UK National Circuit Series)
21.40 Podium presentations for the women’s Grand Prix
Podium presentations for men’s Grand Prix
22.00 Roads open
The Otley Town Centre Races are one of the most prestigious criteriums in the calendar, with past winners including Mark Cavendish, Jeremy Hunt, Jonny Clay, Chris Walker, Russ Downing and in 2011 and 2012, local star Scott Thwaites. Otley's own World Champion Lizzie Armitstead won the women's event in 2014!
Riders battling for glory on the streets of Otley
... Some big names like to call in too.