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Private & Special Events

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Weddings, parties, anything!

We can bring our exciting brand of sporting entertainment to any party or event. Over ther years a number of couples have chosen a Rollapaluza race instead of the traditional first dance for their weddings!

Your event can be large or small, anything from a birthday challenge or stag do, up to a major party with optional DJs, our large PA, even TV commentators and appearances from Olypmic athletes are possible. We can also provide Rollapaluza prizes such as medals, trophies, tees and cycling bottles and caps.

We work with you to achieve the event you want within your budget.

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

Participants be they adults or children ride head-to-head on stationary bicycles in short, timed races, to a sound track of high-tempo rock and pop music.  The noise and excitement levels soar as our expert MCs urge on the racers - and encourage the crowd to do the same - resulting in a uniquely memorable experience for all involved.

Formats

1. HAVE A GO

Riders are given a briefcoaching session as their feet are strapped into the pedals of the stationary track bikes.  The starter then counts down the seconds till they start pedalling: three, two, one... Go!  We photograph the competitors throughout the event, and hand each participant a timecard at the end of their race.

 All race data is recorded on our computer, and during the event the information is updated live for easy viewing of each rider’s time, average speed, cadence (pedal revolutions per minute).

2. COMPETITION

A competition event features a qualification round based on the Have a Go format, followed by a series of head-to-head finals.  Men and women, boys and girls race independently, creating four separate competitions. After the qualification stage, the top four, eight, sixteen or thirty-two riders (depending on the size of the initial field) are taken through to the finals. The riders are called up in pairs and ride head-to-head in knockout races - timings no longer matter, you simply have to beat your rivals to go through to the next round! It all culminates in a breathtaking race to the finish to see who will be Rollapaluza champion of the day.

EQUIPMENT

Our rigs, manufactured to our own exacting design, feature top-of-the-range Condor track bikes - as ridden by some of the UK’s top professional riders. We have replaced the front wheel with a support that connects the bike directly to the roller rig; this removes the need to balance, allowing the participant to pedal safely at high cadence.

 The riders’ progress is tracked on a giant dial, viewable from up to 50 metres away indoors or out.  Our dual digital timers display the length of time it has taken for the riders to cover race distance.  The first rider to complete the distance sets off flashing beacons, so spectators can see who has won the moment the race has finished.

Our large stable of bikes includes children’s size bikes that allow us to offer the Rollapaluza experience to riders as young as seven.

THE FOUR RIGS

  • The ‘Two Up’ rig is the most popular option and allows head-to-head racing for two riders at a time.  Using our ’Have a Go’ format we can run up to 18 races an hour.
  • The ‘Four Up’ rig allows head-to-head racing for up to four riders at a time. Using our ‘Have a Go’ format we can run up to 15 races an hour (60 riders).  This larger rig offers additional format options including team racing, two against two and four-person team time trials.
  •  The MTB rig is a modified Two Up rig that simulates very rough and bumpyterrain.  The bikes are Surly 1x1 single speed mountain bikes... this option is not for the faint hearted!
  • The BMX rig showcases our adult and kid suitable top of the range Haro BMX bikes.  Racing out of the saddle over a shorter distance this is all about high speed acceleration.

SAFETY FIRST

The only thing we place above the enjoyment of our clients is their health and safety.   Our equipment is built to very high standards and is regularly checked and tested to make sure it is in top condition.

 We can provide DBS(CRB) checked staff and each team includes a qualified First Aider.  All our events are insured with our comprehensive public liability policy.  If you or your employees have any medical conditions we advise that you contact your GP prior to taking part in this activity.

 We strive to achieve complete client satisfaction with every aspect of our events.  We pride ourselves on being flexible and helpful.

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