PICTURES: As many as 1,000 riders take part in second successful Diss Cyclathon

MDEP-25-06-2017-047 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. Large Cyclist group shot
MDEP-25-06-2017-047 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. Large Cyclist group shot
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Thousands have already visited the town in recent weeks for the inaugural organ festival and a revamped carnival.

MDEP-25-06-2017-074 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. Riders at the Finish

MDEP-25-06-2017-074 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. Riders at the Finish

The event was organised by Neil Collins, of Diss Cycling Club, and Alan Franks, of Diss CTC, raising funds for the East Anglian Air Ambulance.

As well as competitors taking part in the Nine Town Sportive, there were opportunities for casual family rides, while music and entertainment was on offer in Diss Park.

If you think we had between 750 and 1,000 riders, for a town the size of Diss – that’s big

David Appleton, Diss Cycling Club
MDEP-25-06-2017-031 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. Crowd shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-031 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. Crowd shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-030 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-030 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-029 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-029 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-028 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-028 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-023 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-023 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-022 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-022 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-019 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-019 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-016 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-016 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. General shot

MDEP-25-06-2017-007 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. The Rix & Robinson Family Teams

MDEP-25-06-2017-007 Diss Cyclathon 25th June 2017. The Rix & Robinson Family Teams