Media Advisory: Mark Beaumont to Launch the Original Bicycle Festival

THE ORIGINAL BICYCLE FESTIVAL
~ Cycling’s Coming Home ~
From 9 to 24 May 2009
Dumfries and Galloway
www.originalbicyclefestival.co.uk

WORLD RECORD CYCLIST MARK BEAUMONT GOES BACK IN TIME FOR A NEW CHALLENGE

Mark Beaumont meets the inventor of the bicycle to launch The Original Bicycle Festival
Wednesday 18 February 2009

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PROGRAMME LAUNCH OF THE ORIGINAL BICYCLE FESTIVAL
In the company of Round the World cyclist Mark Beaumont and inventor of the pedal cycle Kirkpatrick ‘Pate’ Macmillan

WHAT: Festival programme launch announcement and events round up followed by a unique cycling challenge – World record holder Mark Beaumont will saddle up to ride a replica of the world’s first pedal bicycle invented by Dumfries’ own Kirkpatrick MacMillan. Mark will arrive on his own

Contact: Paddy Cuthbert
Phone: 7968699636
Email: paddy@podge.co.uk