An Oswestry cyclist will take on a three-day elite cycling race through the Shropshire countryside this weekend.

Kirk Vickers will part of two Rhino Velo Racing team - which is hosting the event - taking part in the the Giro Del Mon, which will take place from May 26-28, which will include a day of racing at RAF Shawbury to celebrate the RAF’s 100 year anniversary.

Mr Pook, who is also taking part in the race, said: “We have worked hard to organise a high quality stage race that should produce a very worthy winner at the end.

“Not only is there a mix of terrain for the cyclists with plenty of scope for riders with different attributes to have a chance to shine but it will be a fantastic event for spectators.

“We really hope to see lots of people out and about, cheering the riders on.”

Live updates will be available on the Giro Del Mon Facebook page and results and photos will be published on the event website at