In just over a week, the Giro d’Italia will arrive in Belfast for the ‘Grande Partenza’ and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has enlisted the help of world renowned professional mountain bike trials athlete, Andrei Burton , to showcase the stunning scenery and landmarks of the Giro route by embarking on an amazing Big Start Road Trip.

Andrei, who has been riding since the age of 13, is one of the most successful mountain bike athletes in the UK and has been the highest placed UK rider in the UCI World rankings for several years and in the top 10 in the world for the past 6 years.

Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) PR Officer Marie-Therese O’Neill said: “Andrei is a huge name in the cycling world and we are delighted that he could come to Northern Ireland to experience the route and perform some of his breath-taking tricks and…

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