The 2007 Liverpool-Chester-Liverpool Bike Ride on Sunday, 15th July invites cyclists to ride through the Queensway Tunnel for both their outward and return journeys. The Kingsway Tunnel, which is normally used for the return journey, will have to remain open for traffic heading to the Wirral Show.
Sponsored by Liverpool Primary Care Trust and Merseytravel and organised by Pennine Events, the ride has chosen Barnardo’s as its official charity for 2007.
The event offers cyclists of all abilities a choice of three routes. The fittest riders can take a 54 mile circuit through the Wirral countryside, and for new and less experienced riders there are two shorter options. These include either finishing in Chester or cycling the 25 mile Wirral Circular through Thornton Hough and Brimstage before returning to Liverpool.
Every year the L-C-L ride attracts more than 2,000 participants (individuals and teams of four). It is open to anyone aged 10 and over (under 17s must be accompanied by an adult).
The ride will start by the Queensway (Birkenhead) Tunnel and finish in nearby William Brown Street. New route changes this year include keeping the ride off the A540 and making use of National Cycle Network route 56.
Entry forms and further information are available from Pennine Events.Entry fee includes a quality T-shirt. Closing date for entries is 4th July or when the 2,500 entry limit is reached.