Christmas bicycle bling in Croston

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.
Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.
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Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.

The lycra-clad ensemble stopped off at watering holes along the way for their festive ride out.

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.

Starting at Croston Sports Club the troupe, complete with a couple of elves and Santas, a Superman and a Christmas Pudding, wheeled their way through villages surrounding Croston.

Lindsey Styler, one of the cyclists who set cycling club Croston Velo up, said: “It was a really good laugh, everyone had a fantastic time.

“The first stop that we did was about three and a half miles in at the Hesketh Arms in Rufford. Everyone had a couple of drinks before we moved on.

“The next pub was the Farmer’s Arms and it was raining a little bit but we had another couple of drinks there – that must have been about eight miles in.

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.

“Then we finished back at the sports club in Croston. They had put some food on for us, so we had a cheese and potato pie for tea.

“Some of us stayed there quite late.”

Cycling group Croston Velo host the pimp my ride bike crawl in Croston every year.

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.

Cyclists decked in Christmas lights and fancy dress set out for a ride around Croston.