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Pedal Power gets the thumbs -up

Friday's Get Cycling Roadshow 2017 proved to be another successful year with bikes of every shape and colour rolling, bouncing, wobbling and shaking their way round Boston Market Place.

There was something for every age group as adults took off for a trip on the pedal powered mega bus whilst adventurous teens and adults attempted a bizarre and hilarious selection of cycle based contraptions. Young teens enjoyed fast paced circuits around the KMX kart track and parents watched on as their youngest safely played with a variety of colourful junior trikes.

The assortment of challenging cycle creations proved a crowd favourite with everyone having a go. One enthusiastic gentleman, Dave Kirk from Wyberton, said: "This is awesome! You wouldn't think different bikes would ride so differently. I've tried them all out."

Another popular choice was the junior trikes section, sporting some wonderful little three-wheelers.  Autumn (5) and Zara (4) had a great time weaving in and out of their fellow trikers. Autumns mum said: "It is really nice to come into town to do a bit of shopping and then have somewhere to take the kids to play for a bit, without that added cost is a bonus. They are really enjoying it."

In addition to the pedalling activities, cycling visitors took full advantage of the free TLC and minor maintenance services at the Cycle Clinic.

This was the second year for this very popular and entirely free event, sponsored by Boston Big Local and hosted by Boston Borough Council.  

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Autumn and Zara stop for a moment whilst enjoying time on the junior trikes.

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Jack (6), Freddie (4), and James (3) having a great time.

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Another shot of Jack, Freddie, and James having a whale of a time.

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No stopping Dave Kirk as he completes another lap on another cycling contraption.

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A visitor's bike receives attention at the Cycle Clinic.

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The mega bus stops for a moment before flying off again.