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Ken Laidlaw Sportive and Film Festival

Cycling films and sportive riding… what more do you want?

If you live near the Scottish Borders, circle August 20-21 in your diary for the Ken Laidlaw Sportive and Micro Cycling Film Festival.

Two films will be screened at The Tower Mill Cinema, Hawick on August 20, kicking off with The Flying Scotsman, the biopic of former world hour record holder Graeme Obree, at 4pm.

That will be followed by Chasing Legends at 8pm. The feature-length documentary, reviewed by RoadCyclingUK in October 2010, follows HTC-Columbia and Manx Missile Mark Cavendish at the 2009 Tour de France.

To book tickets, go to www.thebooth.co.uk and select Heart of Hawick as the venue. Alternatively, telephone the box office on 01450 360688. Tickets for either screening cost £5 (£4 for concessions).

And if that inspires you to hit the road, the Ken Laidlaw Sportive, organised by Hawick Cycling Club, will take place the following day.

There will be three routes on offer – 22, 52 and 105 miles – with the longest packing in nearly 3,000m of climbing. The event is supported by Torq Nutrition, who will provide energy food and drink at the feed stations.

Entry costs £25, £23 and £15 for the 105, 52 and 22-mile options respectively. Junior entries are £10.

For more information and to book a place visit www.hamishdsmith.co.uk/cycling

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