Sir Chris Hoy will be among the interested spectators when the Revolution Series returns to Glasgow on Saturday November 30, as the Scottish legend launches his new HOY track and youth bikes.
A host of Scottish stars will be on show at the velodrome bearing his name, and the six-time Olympic gold medallist is taking the opportunity to launch his new HOY Fiorenzuola track bike, the Meadowbank 650c youth track bike and the Cammo 650c road bike.
Hoy has already tested the bike at the velodrome – giving us a sneak preview of the prototype of his new machine in September – and he will now launch the finished product as the second round of the 2013/14 Revolution Series heads north of the border.
The event will also see several Scottish stars in action too, including James McCallum, who told RCUK he is relishing the prospect of competing in his home country having helped wrap up last season’s title for Rapha Condor JLT at the same venue, riding with double Olympic champion, Ed Clancy.
Andy Fenn, whose day job is riding on the road with Mark Cavendish’s Omega Pharma-QuickStep team in cycling’s elite UCI WorldTour, will compete for the current overall leaders Telegraph All Stars, while Scottish sprint aces Callum Skinner, John Paul, Kenny Ayre and Chris Pritchard will represent Scotland.
Olympic silver medalist, Ross Edgar – who British Cycling added to their endurance squad for the coming year after a season on the road with the now-defunct IG Sigma Sport – will represent Rouleur alongside compatriot Evan Oliphant.
Also lining up in the endurance events are several riders fresh from competing in the Six Days of Ghent, including Dutchman Wim Stroetinga (Telegraph All Stars), who finished second overall in Belgium.
Among the women on show will be former two-time Keirin world champion Clara Sanchez and Vicky Williamson, who won team sprint silver in the opening round of this season’s UCI Track World Cup but was not selected for next month’s second round.
Tickets are still available at http://www.quaytickets.com/revolution/online/default.asp, while a free shuttle bus service between the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome and Glasgow city centre will be operating throughout the night.
The event also comes one day after the Revolution Series celebrates its 10th birthday – and organisers are asking you to vote for your favourite moment in its ten-year history.
For those unable to get tickets, highlights will be shown on BT Sport 2 on Thursday December 5 at 7pm, with repeats on the following Friday and Saturday afternoons.
For more information on Revolution, including transport, travel and a full rider listing, visit www.cyclingrevolution.com.