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Police confirm death of rider in End 2 End bike race

Officers called to the scene at Ballacraine this afternoon

A mountain bike rider has died while taking part in this afternoon's End 2 End mountain bike race.

Police confirmed officers attended the incident near to Ballacraine during the annual event.

Further details will be released at a later time, and the Isle of Man Constabulary is asking that the family of the cyclist is given privacy.

In a post on the race's Facebook page, the Manx Mountain Bike Club and End 2 End committee passed on their condolences.

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