Former World Road Race Champion; multiple Tour de France, Tour of Italy and Tour of Spain stage winner and living legend Mario Cipollini will be cutting the ribbon to open the Road Cycling Show in Sandown Park, Esher, on Saturday April 21 at 9.30am.

Thanks to Paligap, UK importers of MCipollini frames, ‘Super Mario’ will be at the show to meet fans, sign autographs and take part in a question and answer session in the Gatorade G Series Pro Theatre on Saturday morning.

Mario will also be on the Paligap stand where the 2012 range of MCipollini frames and clothing will be on display.

The Road Cycling Show is a brand new event designed to provide the road community with an event tailored to their needs.

Whether you are a road racer, time triallist, track, sportive or commuter cyclist, this event is for you. It will feature over 100 trade and retail exhibitors, seminars, workshops, competitions and much more.

Tickets will cost £15 on the door or £12 in advance for adults. £10 for seniors and U16’s go free if accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets can be booked online>>

The Sandown Cyclone Sportive takes place on Sunday, offering three routes: the 35.5 mile (57km) ‘Fun’ route, the 66-mile (106km) ‘Standard’ route and the 81-mile (130km) ‘Epic’ route. All three routes start and finish at Sandown Park, Esher, and take in some of Surrey’s finest scenery and iconic climbs.

Participants in the cyclo-sportive are entitled to free entry to the Road Cycling Show as part of the entry fee. You can enter online here>>.

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  • Jackie Tyson

    Awesome news about using the continued popularity of Cipollini! At least there should be a boost in attendance from females for this event