Isle of Man Cyclefest presented by Isle of Man Bank organisers have confirmed that every competitor in the 2016 Cyclefest championship races will receive free entry to the Milntown Cyclefest festival venue on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 May, which comes as a part of the weekend of events that will see Round One of the 2016 Pearl Izumi Tour Series.

Competitors will have the chance to recuperate from the trials and tribulations of their races in the unique atmosphere and historic grounds of historic house Milntown. 
 
The two-day festival, which is priced £5 per person for a day and £9.00 for the weekend for non-competitors, with family and under 18’s discounts, will feature well-established live bands, the best quality artisan food and drink that the Isle of Man has to offer as well as family entertainment, stunt shows and a cycling expo.
 
The Isle of Man Cyclefest Championship gets underway with the opening round of the Pearl Izumi Tour Series, featuring Britain's fastest teams, on Thursday 12 May, with a town centre event in Ramsey. The weekend also features three races with single or multiple race packages available and a total prize fund of £10,000. The weekend’s mass participation racing gets under way on the morning of Saturday 14 May with the Battle of Sky Hill Mountain bike race – starting and finishing against the backdrop of Milntown’s stunning 17th Century house.
 
Saturday afternoon features the Storm the Tower powered by Isle of Man Creamery, Isle of Man Cyclefest’s traditional take on the British Hill climb before the championship positions are resolved with Sunday’s Island-wide closed roads Gran Fondo presented by Isle of Man Bank.
 
Entry for the Battle of Sky Hill Mountain Bike Race and Storm the Tower Hill Climb are priced at just £17.50 per person (£12.50 for Junior Race aged 12-15 inclusive)
 
Race entry for Sunday’s 80 mile Gran Fondo is currently available for £50 (£33 for Juniors) with the 30 mile family friendly ‘Piccolo Fondo’ priced at £25. 
 
Overall Championship race entry, featuring all three races, can be purchased for £75. Entries for all three Cyclefest Championship races will close on Thursday 31 March 2016.

Find out more about the Isle of Man Cyclefest presented by the Isle of Man Bank by clicking here.