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First Round Of Rollapaluza’s National Series This Saturday, Nov. 7th

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PRESS RELEASE: This Saturday, November 7th, sees the South West regional event in Bristol, England. Rollapaluza returns to Mud Dock bike shop and bar/cafe for an evening of bike racing, music and beer. There is also an event for youth categories, Rollapaluza will set up their rigs and music right outside Mud Dock bike shop between 1pm and 4pm for anyone under 18 and over 135cm in height who wish to take part. The adult event takes place from 7pm.

Thanks to Bristol City Council entry to both events is free and Mud Dock are providing prizes.

Click ‘more’ to read more about Rollapaluza’s National Race Series…

After kick-starting the roller-racing resurgence in recent years Rollapaluza have decided to launch a nation-wide quest to find Britain’s King of Spin and Queen of Cadence.

The series will comprise of stand-alone regional events, each one identical to the Rollapaluza nights they have become known for with DJs and unique atmosphere. These regional events will also act as qualifiers for a “Grand Finale” in London, with huge crowds and great prizes promised.

The regions will be:
North and Midlands
South West
London and East

Rollapaluza are known for their inclusive approach to cycling competition and all competitors will compete on identical Condor bikes and the standard Rollapaluza gearing.

There will also be a national youth competition, with the younger competitors taking part in the afternoon, before the evening event commences.

After refurbishing four vintage rigs Rollapaluza now manufacture their own Roller race rigs all of which are produced to be identical. This means that for possibly the first time ever roller-racers can be assured that they are competing on a nation-wide level playing field and as Rollapaluza are now opening up international franchises with these same rigs there is even potential for future world-wide challenges.

Olympians Chris Hoy and Craig Maclean have raced Rollapaluza, but the current 500m record is held by rising British track star Matt Crampton with 17.90 seconds. There will be a special prize to the rider who sets the fastest time of the series and a bonus if that time is a new record.

Expect to see Rollapaluza near you in the second half of 2009

To keep updated on all that’s happening in the series visit the event page here: www.rollapaluza.com/nationals.

If you would like more info or wish to offer sponsorship or support please email: nationals(at)rollapaluza(dot)com.

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