Pulman ŠKODA was proud sponsor of the Durham Big Ride which took place over 2 days throughout the marvellous countryside in the North East. Over 1500 riders took part in the annual event with friends and family coming along supporting too.
(Pulman ŠKODA new Superb leading the way)
The all new ŠKODA Superb led the way for the Big Ride, with the Yeti as the lead for The Beast Ride. Ed Tutty, Head Organiser commented “This is our 9th year of running this event and once again both days where a fantastic example of the growing enthusiasm for the sport. We were thrilled to have Pulman ŠKODA provide the lead cars again for the second year in a row. It really is a great event for the Durham area.”
Ian Jarvis Sales Manager at Pulman ŠKODA said, “The Durham Big Ride is a fantastic event in the local area that has grown year on year. With ŠKODA already having a synergy with cycling we thought it would be a fantastic partnership once again.”
At the event, Pulman ŠKODA displayed the new Superb, Fabia Monte Carlo and the Yeti, along with the ŠKODA bike. Riders were also given the chance to win a ŠKODA bike worth £895 by simply entering the #winabike competition which was a huge success over 100 entries across the two day event.
(Pictured: Paul Dyer outside Pulman ŠKODA)
Pulman are proud to announce the winner is Durham Big Ride participant Paul Dyer. Local to the Durham area, Mr Dyer has participated in the event for the last two years, along with his son. Being a member of the Spennymoor cycle club, Paul is a keen rider and even cycles the 6 mile commute to work every day. Mr Dyer comments “I am thrilled to win the SKODA bike, and it will go to good use. I haven’t visited Hamsterly forest in a while and that will be my first point of call!”
The new ŠKODA Superb led the way at the Big Durham Ride, after launching at the beginning of September, the new Superb got its first official outing around Durham City. Ian Jarvis continues: “The new Superb is a fantastic car, with more interior space than ever before, with innovative technologies including driver assist and advanced infotainment system!”
Pulman ŠKODA are currently based on Abbey Road Retail and Business Park in Durham and are in the process of building a brand new purpose built SKODA showroom.
For more information visit: www.pulmanskoda.co.uk