23 June 2015
An elite experience on both two and four wheels, join David Millar for an unforgettable day
Telegraph Events and Gruppo Media are delighted to introduce the first Rouleur Classic Pro Ride in association with Maserati, occurring on September 15th, 2015. Taking place ahead of the inaugural Rouleur Classic event, the Pro Ride will offer 60 individuals the unique opportunity to join four-time Tour de France stage winner and Maserati Cycling ambassador David Millar on an intimate ride out of the prestigious Foxhills Hotel & Resort in Surrey, plus a track session at a private proving ground driving the latest Maserati models.
The day will see guests enjoy exquisite food and drink throughout, hosted at Foxhills Hotel & Resort, providing the perfect accompaniment to the fully supported, small group ride around the Surrey Hills with Millar and the unforgettable experience of driving a Maserati on the 2.25-mile track at Longcross Proving Ground.
The ride is being managed by The Raid, whose experienced team are well practiced in delivering outstanding cycling events and tours for road cyclists across the UK and Europe.
Tickets to this distinguished event will go on sale exclusively to Rouleur and Telegraph subscribers, plus previous London Bike Show attendees and British Cycling members on Thursday June 25th, before being made available for release on Monday June 29th to the general public, should places still be available.
The Rouleur Classic Pro Ride package will cost £600, and includes entry into the opening evening of the Rouleur Classic (worth £200) on Thursday November 19th, where guests will enjoy mingling with luminaries of the sport at the Rouleur Awards.
Tickets to the Rouleur Classic: The Road Cycling Emporium in association with Maserati, which takes place from November 19th–21st 2015 at Vinopolis, London, will also go on sale first to Rouleur subscribers, Telegraph subscribers, previous London Bike Show attendees and British Cycling members on Thursday June 25th, and then Monday June 29th to the wider public.
Brands currently signed up to the event include Trek, Bontrager, Canyon and Cannondale amongst others.
Notes to editors
About Maserati: Officine Alfieri Maserati was founded on December 1st, 1914 in Bologna, Italy. Since then, Maserati has played a consistently important role in the history of sports car culture and its development. Every Maserati is like a work of art, its perfection expressing the marque’s proud history. Celebrating over 100 years of unmistakable styling and technological innovation, Maserati is a company in rapid expansion. With presence in 65 markets worldwide, its role is clearly confirmed as an international ambassador of Italian excellence. This excellence is conveyed every day with passion through products of outstanding performance seen in the GranTurismo, GranCabrio and the new Quattroporte and Ghibli. For more information on Maserati, visit: www.maserati.co.uk.
About Telegraph Media Group: Telegraph Media Group Limited publishes The Telegraph seven days a week, in print, online and on tablet and mobile, reaching an audience of 70 million per month. This is a wholly owned subsidiary of Press Holdings Limited.
About Telegraph Events: A subsidiary of TMG, Telegraph Events are one of the largest consumer events companies in the UK, producing market leading events including the Ski and Snowboard Show London, Ski and Snowboard Show North, The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, The London Bike Show, Be:Fit London, the Triathlon Show: London and Salon QP. Annually, Telegraph Events attract over 150,000 visitors to their events.
About Gruppo Media: Gruppo Media Limited includes Rouleur magazine, its dedicated website, online retail site and associated products – all are centred firmly in the premium end of the road cycling market.
About Rouleur: The world’s finest road cycling journal, for the most discerning rider. Rouleur was founded in 2006 and has an unrivalled reputation in the world of road cycling, among professional and amateur bike riders alike. Uniquely, Rouleur focuses specifically on professional cycle sport and the personalities, places and brands associated with this remarkable world, commissioning the finest photographers and writers to unearth and convey compelling stories in every issue. Impeccably presented and designed, it is printed on the finest grade paper and published eight times a year.
About The Raid: Launched in January 2015 by the team who founded Just Pedal (organisers of trips and events for road cyclists since 2012), The Raid Series is about completing some of the most iconic road cycling challenges in the world. In 2015, The Raid will host trips to the legendary Mont Ventoux, Alpe D’Huez and Passo dello Stelvio. For more information visit www.theraid.cc.