DOZENS of cyclists are set to descend on a Cotswold pub for an annual biking bonanza.

Around 100 riders are expected to meet at the Five Alls at Filkins next Saturday, August 31, for the yearly Filkins Sportif.

The annual event, which began in 2014 with a limited number of cyclists, last year saw more than 80 turn up to set out on rural rides.

The pub-going participants are invited to chose one of two routes, one 50km and the other 100km, taking in the famous Cotswold scenery.

The pub even serves bacon rolls to fuel riders before they set off.

Gerald Gallagher, who manages the Barkby Group-owned pub just outside Lechlade, joked that the Five Alls would look more like a scene from the Tour de France.

He went on: "One of our locals, Paul Floyd, organises the cycling side, with us arranging a nice atmosphere and entertainment for their return.

"It is a great way to finish the summer and is enjoyed by so many now, I am sure this will be another record year – it's ideal for novices and enthusiasts."

The event is open to all and riders are invited to arrive for a 9am start. The pub will host a barbecue from 1pm to 2pm with live music and a bouncy castle.