Hundreds of cyclists have already signed up for Sky Ride Middlesbrough 2011.
The cycling extravaganza is rolling into town on Sunday, July 10.
Sky Ride, organised by Sky, British Cycling and Middlesbrough Council, is a free mass participation cycling event suitable for all ages and abilities.
This year the event will be based at the new Middlesbrough Cycle Circuit based at Prissick Sports Base, off Marton Road.
The official route for the Sky Ride traffic-free route takes in local places of interest such as Fairy Dell Park, Newham Grange Country Farm and Nature’s World.
There will also be a wide range of bike-related entertainment and fun for all ages. Almost 400 cyclists have already signed up and the figures are climbing daily.
Anyone who wants to take part in Sky Ride Middlesbrough simply has to register for free at www.goskyride.com/Middlesbrough
Some of the attractions this year include:
The event starts at 10am, cyclists are encouraged to bring a picnic and there will be secure bike storage available.