VIDEO: Pedal power at Doncaster Cycle Festival

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Hundreds gathered from across the country to take part in the second Doncaster Cycle Festival.

Racing is taking place today (Sunday May 31) around a 1km closed town centre circuit, with the start and finish line in Sir Nigel Gresley Square.

More than 300 riders have entered the eight-race programme, from under 8s right up to senior elite level, and a number of paracyclists will also be taking part.

Speaking at the event organiser Martin Maltby said: “Today’s event is building on the success of last year.

“Over 300 riders have pre-entered from all across the north of England and some from as far as the Isle of Man.

“There’s a lot of spectators coming to support the event, it’s proving to very popular.”