Join the 1066 Cycling Festival

Saturday 9 June (Hastings) / Sunday 10 June (Bexhill) 2018

Details to follow.

Saturday 17 June (Hastings) / Sunday 18 June (Bexhill) 2017

This is the second 1066 Cycling Festival held over 2 days. There will be lots of activities to get involved in, such as: Family Bike Ride, Dr Bike, Source Demo, Children's parade, Adapted bikes, Bottle Alley races, and also a display team; and much more!

Activities and Events on both days:

Savage Skills Stunt Team: - Four x 25mins stunt displays (on the hour).

LaDinamo: Funky bike band, music on cycles playing along the seafront

Rollapaluza: Participants battle it out on bikes over a sprint distance at speeds in excess of 50mph

Balance and Adapted Bikes: Provided by ESCC Cycle Trainings. Hastings session is based at the Multi Use Games Area near crazy golf.

Bike Decorating: Provided by Treasure Tots. Bring your own bike and give it a new look.

Pav Bryan Cycle Coaching and Nutritionally Fit – Pav Bryan will be presenting a talk on ‘How to be awesome at Cycling’

Doctor Bike: FREE bike maintenance provided by the Cytech mechanics at Handsome Bicycles.

Treasure Hunt: Provided by Active Hastings. Pick up a treasure map from the information tent and explore the seafront looking for boxes with historic questions and objects to identify.

Smoothie Bike: Provided by Sustrans. Make free smoothies!

Saturday 17 June (Hastings)

Handsome Bicycles Historic Half Hundred - Cycling Sportive -Hastings 1st Sportive - A British Cycling endorsed 50 mile ride taking in the best views of the 1066 area. Register online for best prices and free parking (limited spaces)

Morning cycle ride with 1066 Cycle Club: 14miles starting at Stade Open Space, 9.30am. For more information contact Steve on 077895 4833.

Bikeability, Learn to Ride, 30 minute free taster lesson: Provided by CycleSafe. Limited spaces, call Denise for more information on 01580 880889.

Source Park: 15 minute BMX demos at 12noon, 1pm and 2pm at the Source Park.

Bottle Alley Bike Bomb: Races start at 7pm at Bottle Alley. Register for free online or at Stade Open Space during the festival. To find out more and to book go to

Seafront Ride: Hastings to Bexhill return: Led by Bexhill Wheelers. Starting at 12noon. Limited spaces, for more information or to book contact Ian Hollidge on

Sunday 18 June (Bexhill)

Bexhill/Hastings Greenway Circular Cycle Ride: Led by 1066 Cycle Club, 12miles starting at 10am. To book or for more information contact Bill Larke on

1066 Coastal Cultural Trail Ride & Picnic: Led by Bexhill Wheelers Starting at 12noon. Limited spaces, to book or for more information please contact Ian Hollidge

The Brompton Challenge: Can you beat the best time to fold and unfold a Brompton? Win a £50 voucher from Handsome Bicycles.

Local Modern Vintage Ride around Bexhill: Led by Classic Cycle Group. Starting at 1.30pm. Limited spaces, to book or for more information please contact Ray on,

Cycle Jumble Sale: Book your £5 table by calling Active Hastings 01424 451442

Molton Bike Display: Provided by Bexhill Bicycle Hire

BBQ: Provided by Bexhill Lions Club