Abergavenny Cycle Festival 2011

8th to 10th July sees the return of the Abergavenny Festival of Cycling.

Opening Friday evening with professional cyclists racing around the town in the Get Connected Wales Open Criterium. Youngsters races will also be taking place plus the local traders.

Saturday 9th Iron Mountain Sportive offers races of 19, 50 and 100 miles.

Sunday 10th -regarded as the Welsh etape -sees the Tour of the Black Mountains. Three tough cycle races of 63, 101 and 120 miles.

All the cycle races get the bonus of enjoying the wonderful Monmouthshire scenery - some tough climbs but great views!

Not forgetting the Abergavenny Carnival taking place on Saturday in the centre of town at Bailey Park - something for everyone.