Previous events – 2001

January 2001

Tue 2 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sat 6 Newsletter Newsletter deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 14 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Mon 15 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Tue 16 Bicycle Maintenance Evening Class – 5 weekly evening sessions.
For a course information sheet, details of current fees or to book a place, please contact the Community Education Office, Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road, Cambridge CB1 3RJ (01223) 712340 or 712341.
For other questions about the course, or for a course information sheet (in PDF format), please contact David Green, either by email (david.green@smallworld.co.uk) or by daytime phone (01223 449304).
Wed 17 Sub-group National Bike Week planning meeting from 7:00pm at 100 Thoday Street.
Wed 24 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing at 7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Sat 27 Police cycle auction
Viewing starts at 9.00 am. Sale starts at 10.00 am. Venue: the Girl Guides Headquarters on Perne Road. (Turn right from the end of Mill Road onto Perne Road, and it is about 150 yards down on the left hand side). phone (01354) 688197

February 2001

Mon 5 onwards Cambridgeshire Structure Plan Review Touring Exhibition
For details of the process, and the exhibitions, see the County Council’s web site: http://www.camcnty.gov.uk/sub/eandt/planning/planstrucplan.htm .
Tue 6 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sun 11 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Tue 13 Sub-group Cycle Parking Sub-group meeting at 7:30pm at 3 Bentinck Street. For more information, see the cycle parking sub-group pages
Wed 14 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting. 8:30 am at Tatties.
Mon 19 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 21 Sub-group ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting from 7:00pm at 19 Bourne Road. For more information, see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
Tue 27 Bicycle Maintenance Improvers Evening Class – 5 weekly evening sessions.
For a course information sheet, details of current fees or to book a place, please contact the Community Education Office, Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road, Cambridge CB1 3RJ (01223) 712340 or 712341.
For other questions about the course, or for a course information sheet (in PDF format), please contact David Green, either by email (david.green@smallworld.co.uk) or by daytime phone (01223 449304).

March 2001

Sat 3 maintenance Bicycle Maintenance Beginners 1-day workshop
For a course information sheet, details of current fees or to book a place, please contact the Community Education Office, Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road, Cambridge CB1 3RJ (01223) 712340 or 712341.
For other questions about the course, or for a course information sheet (in PDF format), please contact David Green, either by email (david.green@smallworld.co.uk) or by daytime phone (01223 449304).
Tue 6 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Thur 8 – Wed 14 Cambridge Rapid Transit System Exhibition. For details, see http://www.rtiplc.co.uk/main05a.asp.
Sat 10 Newsletter Newsletter deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 11 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Sat 17 maintenance Bicycle Maintenance 1-day Class – Beginners
For a course information sheet, details of current fees or to book a place, please contact the Community Education Office, Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road, Cambridge CB1 3RJ (01223) 712340 or 712341.
For other questions about the course, or for a course information sheet (in PDF format), please contact David Green, either by email (david.green@smallworld.co.uk) or by daytime phone (01223 449304).
Mon 19 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 21 Sub-group ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting from 7:00pm at 140 Cherry Hinton Road. For more information, see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
Wed 28 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing at 7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
31 March – 6 April Brake Road Safety Week
For information: http://www.brake.org.uk.

April 2001

Tue 3 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sun 8 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Mon 9 Ride Cycle Parking Sub-group meeting – at the Indigo Café, St. Edward’s Passage from 6pm. POSTPONED – Moved to Monday 23 April. For more information, see the cycle parking sub-group pages
Tue 10 Cycling – the way ahead
One of a series of free regional seminars, being run by the National Cycling Forum – and open to a wide range of groups and organisations. For more information, see http://www.nationalcyclingstrategy.org.uk/html/events.html
Tue 10 Membership Survey Planning Meeting
8pm, at 74 Pierce Lane, Fulbourn
Mon 16 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 18 Sub-group ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting from 7:00pm at 8 Thirleby Close. For more information, see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
Mon 23 Ride Cycle Parking Sub-group meeting – at the Indigo Café, St. Edward’s Passage from 6pm. Subject to confirmation. For more information, see the cycle parking sub-group pages
Wed 25 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting. 8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sat 28 Police cycle auction
Scout Hut, Stanesfield Road, Whitehill Estate, Cambridge. (see map for approximate location). Viewing starts at 9.00 am. phone (01354) 688197

May 2001

May Ride The Great Organic Bike Ride between Bilbao and Barcelona, in aid of the Soil Association – ten days and 400 or 500 km. You’ll need to raise £2,000 sponsorship. phone 0117 914 2427 fax 0117 925 2504 or e-mail info@soilassociation.org
Tue 1 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Tue 1 maintenance Bicycle Wheel Building 3 weekly evening sessions.
If you would like to check course dates, fees, get more information or enrol, please call the Community Education Office on (01223) 712340 or 712341, or call-in in person.
(Questions about course content can be emailed to david.green@smallworld.co.uk.)
Wed 2 Sub-group ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting from 7:00pm at 100 Thoday Street. For more information, see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
Sat 5 Newsletter Newsletter deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sat 5 CCN/CTC Spring Conference at Ryde, Isle of Wight. For info: mgwilks@madasafish.com, or 01983 524 381
Sun 13 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Wed 16 Sub-group ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting from 7:00pm at changed venue: Hobbs Pavilion Restaurant. For more information, see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
Sun 20 Ride Three Shires Bike Ride.
In aid of Action Research. For information, (01767) 641327.
Mon 21 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 23 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing at 7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Wed 30 Newsletter Newsletter 36 review meeting. 8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Wed 30 Sub-group ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting at 7:30pm at 140 Cherry Hinton Road. For more information, see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
Note: this meeting was originally scheduled for Wed 6 June

June 2001

4-15 The City Council’s ‘Environment Week Plus One’
Tue 5 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Wed 6 Sub-group The ‘Cambridge Festival of Cycling/National Bike Week’ planning meeting scheduled for today was moved to 30 May.
Sun 10 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Tue 12 maintenance Bicycle Maintenance 5 weekly evening sessions.
If you would like to check course dates, fees, get more information or enrol, please call the Community Education Office on (01223) 712340 or 712341, or call-in in person.
(Questions about course content can be emailed to david.green@smallworld.co.uk.)
Sat 16 – Sun 24 June National Bike Week/Cambridge Festival of Cycling – For full details of a packed week of cycling events, please see our Cambridge Festival of Cycling pages.
23-24 Hemingford Abbots Flower Festival

July 2001

Sun 1 Ride Family Fun Cycle Ride.
In aid of the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. Start times 8:30am to 10:00am. Starts and finishes at Bottisham Primary School. 4 Routes – 50, 30, 18 and 10 miles. Info from Arthur Rank House, 351 Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 3DF. Tel. (01223) 723115
Tue 3 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sat 7 Newsletter Newsletter deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sat 7 Police cycle auction
Scout Hut, Stanesfield Road, Whitehill Estate, Cambridge. (see map for approximate location). Viewing starts at 9.00 am. phone (01354) 688197
Sun 8 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Mon 16 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Sun 22 Ride London to Cambridge Bike Ride.
For information, (01225) 480130 or http://www.breakthrough.org.uk/
Wed 25 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing at 7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
25-29 July Ride London to Paris Cycle Ride.
In aid of Action Research. For information, (01403) 327477.

August 2001

Sun 5 Aug Disability Multisport Day
9.30am and 12am, Hills Road Tennis Centre. City Council event to promote cycling with disabilities, including adapted bikes. Help and bikes needed. Contact Genevieve Ahl phone 457535 genevieve.ahl@cambridge.gov.uk
Tue 7 Aug monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sun 12 Aug Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Tue 14 Aug Subgroup Working Group: Cycle Parking.
7:30pm Oliver Merrington’s house, 3 Bentinck Street.
Thu 16 Aug Subgroup Working Group: Traffic Signals.
To consider how traffic signals help and hinder cyclists and what changes that could be made to particular junctions, or in general, that could help increase safety, reduce delays and remove discrimination against cyclists. 8.00pm, Nigel Deakin’s house, 35 Ainsworth Street.
Mon 20 Aug Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Tue 21 Aug Newsletter Newsletter review meeting. 8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sat 25 – BH Mon 27 Aug Mildenhall Cycling Rally
Cycling events, entertainment and tradeshow. Details from 7 Jellicoe Place, Thetford, Norfolk. IP24 2JU (SAE) or www.mildenhallrally.org.uk
31 Aug – 2 Sept Fact-finding trip to Germany (see article in Newsletter 37).

September 2001

Sun 2 Sept Ride Peterborough Green Wheel Ride
Starts 10am from Peterborough Cathedral Square. Sponsored ride for teams. 20 miles solving cryptic clues around the Peterborough Green Wheel in aid of Lifesaver Appeal, National Kidney Research Fund and Lions International. Details from Narissa Frost phone(01733) 704669.
Tue 4 Sept monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sat 8 Sept Newsletter Newsletter deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 9 Sept Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Mon 17 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street- from 7pm
Tue 18 Sept maintenance Bicycle Maintenance 5 weekly evening sessions.
If you would like to check course dates, fees, get more information or enrol, please call the Community Education Office phone(01223) 712340 or 712341, or call-in in person.
(Questions about course content can be emailed to david.green@smallworld.co.uk.)
17-21 Sept VeloCity 2001 Conference in Edinburgh and Glasgow. For details, see Velo-city2001.org.
Tue 25 Subgroup Cycle Parking Subgroup.
7:30pm Oliver Merrington’s house, 3 Bentinck Street.
Wed 26 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing at 7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shops – above Jacobs Outfitters). Help very much welcomed.
Sat 29 Sept Slower Speeds conference.
The first annual conference of the Slower Speeds Initiative – to be held in Birmingham. Further details from info@slower-speeds.org.uk.
Sun 30 Sept Ride The Cambridge Wheel.
A choice of 25 or 43 miles throughout the Cambridgeshire countryside, in aid of Action Research. For information phone(01767) 641327.

October 2001

Tue 2 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sat 6 Police cycle auction
Scout Hut, Stanesfield Road, Whitehill Estate, Cambridge. (see map for approximate location). Viewing starts at 9.00 am. phone (01354) 688197
Sun 14 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A country-side ride, at a gentle pace, and always including a stop at a tea shop or café. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm.
Sun 14 Ride The Home Farm Trust Sponsored Bike Ride.
20 or 50 mile rides, from Orford House, Near Stansted Mountfichet, Bishops Stortford.
For information, phone (01525) 379830 or seftihiou@hft.org.uk
Mon 15 Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street- from 7pm
Wed 17 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting. 8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Thur 18 Subgroup Obstructions Subgroup.
7:30pm, at 140 Cherry Hinton Road. Contact Martyn Smith: martynpsmith@netscapeonline.co.uk or phone 882710.
Sun 28 British Summer Time ends.
Clocks should be put back to 1am – don’t forget your bike lights!
Tue 30 maintenance Bicycle Maintenance Improvers 5 weekly evening sessions.
If you would like to check course dates, fees, get more information or enrol, please call the Community Education Office phone(01223) 712340 or 712341, or call-in in person.
(Questions about course content can be emailed to david.green@smallworld.co.uk.) See here for more information.

November 2001

Tue 6 monthly Annual General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sat 10 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 11 Ride Leisurely Ride.
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A countryside ride about 23 miles. Cambridge – Barton – Haslingfield – Chapel Hill – Barrington – Shepreth – Fowlemere – Thriplow – Newton, where we will have tea – Harston – Haslingfield – the Cantelupe Farm – Grantchester. We’re usually back in Cambridge around 6pm. Please bring lights.
Mon 19 Social Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street- from 7pm
Wed 21 Free Cycle Marking
From 11am – 3pm at the Grafton Centre Cinema Entrance on East Road. Members of the Cambridge Police will be security marking bicycles. The event is free and you can find more information by calling Simon Nuttall on 01223 823478.
Sat 24 maintenance ‘Bicycle Wheel Building’
1-day workshop. Ideal for any keen racers and more experienced riders who’d like to build or optimise a set of wheels. See here for more information.
Tue 27 Subgroup Cycle Parking Subgroup meeting – CANCELLED
Wed 28 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.

December 2001

Tue 4 monthly Monthly General Meeting
8:00pm, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane (with tea and coffee from 7:30pm, and a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members).
Sun 9 Ride Leisurely ride
Meet at 2pm at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. The ride will be about 20 miles and will explore the area West of Cambridge a little bit. Lovely towns and wide fields in sight! Cambridge – The Footpath – Coton – The American Cemetery – Madingley – Dry Drayton – Hardwick, where we might have tea in the Blue Lion – Toft – Comberton – Barton – Grantchester – Cambridge. We’re usually back in Cambridge by 6pm. Please bring lights.
Tue 11 Subgroup Cycle Parking Subgroup
Meeting of the Cycle Parking group, at the conference room at Parkside Police Station from 7.30pm until 10pm, meeting promptly in the reception area at 7.30pm. Simon will present an update on the Cycle Theft Reduction Project. Other issues to do with cycle parking in Cambridge will be decided and members will go away with actions. Note: this meeting was orginally scheduled for 27th November.
Wed 12 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Mon 17 Social Join us for our Christmas party at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street- from 7pm
Thu 27 – Sat 29 Free Cycle Marking
Have your bike marked before it gets stolen! Cambridge Police are offering 3 free days of cycle marking immediately after Christmas. The event takes place at Parkside Police Station from 10am to 4pm on 27,28 and 29th December. Bicycles will be marked with a security code and details of the cycle will be held on a national register of cycles. For more information contact Simon Nuttall on 01223 823478.