CYCLING fans have the chance to meet and ride alongside Sir Chris Hoy in Gravesend today. (Jan 16)

The 11-time world champion, six-time Olympic champion and a winner of seven Olympic medals, will be at the Cyclopark this afternoon.

Sir Chris will be test riding his own new brand of Hoy Bikes at the Wrotham Road park between 3 and 4pm.

Laurence Tricker, CEO of Cyclopark which opened in Gravesend in May, last year, said: “Opportunities don’t come along very often and we will do all we can to ensure that he is made very welcome."