British riders Georgia Bullard and Danni Watkinson helped launch the Barking round of the 2022 Tour Series, the event’s first round in London for four years, at a photo call on Friday (25 February).

Bullard (AWOL O’Shea) and Watkinson (Team Brother UK – LDN) were joined by Councillor Syed Ghani, Barking and Dagenham Council’s cabinet member for public realm; representatives of Be First, a partner of the event; and riders from Barking and Dagenham Cycling Club at the historic Curfew Tower.

The round, taking place on Saturday 21 May, will form part of the first-ever Barking BikeFest, a day-long celebration of cycling.

Cllr Ghani, said: “BikeFest is going to be a fantastic free event for all the family. Not only will it be a wonderful celebration of cycling and sustainability but also of equality.”

Photos: Andrew Baker

Tour Series Barking

Tour Series Barking

Tour Series Barking

Tour Series Barking

Tour Series Barking