(All photos and report extract by Larry Hickmott).
This year cottages4you sponsored the Colne Town Centre Grand Prix.
The event was organised by Pendle Borough Council, Pennine Events Limited and Cycling Development North West as part of the Pendle Cycle Fest.
“The 9th round of the British Cycling Elite Circuit Series travelled to Colne in Lancashire on Wednesday evening and what a night of racing there was. Not even the outbreak of rain stopped a large crowd from coming to see the action. Town centre racing has always been popular with British crowds and the Colne Town Centre circuit races were no exception.
The event, which has always seen thousands of spectators line the streets catching the excitement of non-stop close contact cycle racing started at 7pm with the support race followed at 8pm with the Elite event which saw them covering around 60 laps of the tight 800 metre circuit…..”
Read the full report on the British Cycling website.