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Motorists urged to drive with care during bike race

Back in the saddle: cyclists will be out on force on Sunday for a Bermuda Bicycle Association road race (File photograph)

Scores of cyclists are expected to hit the tarmac tomorrow during a Bermuda Bicycle Association road race.

Motorists are being advised to drive with caution during the event, which will take place from 8am.

Competitors will start from Kindley Field Road and head east to the swing bridge roundabout before doubling back and heading to Flatts along the Causeway and North Shore Road.

The will route continue west to the Barker’s Hill roundabout, when cyclists will double back again and head east along the same route, crossing the finishing line on Kindley Field Road.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Public Works said: “All motorists are expected to use caution and avoid collusion with race participants.

“The race route will be under the direction of Bermuda Police Service and race officials. Motorists are asked to follow the directions of the police and race officials’ instructions to assist with traffic controls.

“There will be no road closures to traffic while the bicycle race takes place, but motorists are asked to use caution and allow cyclists to participate and give way when directed given by the police and race officials.

“There will be no parking restriction for this bicycle race, but motorists are permitted to park in designated parking areas along any part of the race route. Additionally, motorists must not block the race route or impede the participants in the bicycle race.”

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Published June 04, 2022 at 7:52 am (Updated June 04, 2022 at 7:31 am)

Motorists urged to drive with care during bike race

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