Previous events – 2003

January 2003

Fri 3 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Tue 7 Monthly meeting 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 11 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 12 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Sat 18 January 2003 Local Authority cycle auction
Auction to be held at the 29th Cambridge Scout Headquarters, Stanesfield Road, off Barnwell Road, Cambridge. Commences 10am, with viewing from 9am. Contact 01354 688197 for more information. Please note: although you may find a bargain, you have no rights if the cycle is faulty. If you are new to cycling, or know little about cycles we recommend purchasing from a reputable cycle shop or dealer elsewhere in the city.
Mon 20 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Tue 21 Subgroup Milton Road bus lane
A meeting to discuss/plan what action should be taken over plans to install a further stretch of bus lane, at the expense of a well-used cycle route, on Milton Road. 7.30pm at 8 Thirleby Close.
Sat 25 Strategy Day
The Campaign will be holding a Strategy Day to assess its work and consider strategy. Venue will be the University Computing Service. Please contact the Co-ordinator for further information.
Sat 25 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Mon 27 Subgroup Design Guide response meeting
A meeting to deal with responses to the proposed new Design Guide is being held at 8pm at 35 Ainsworth Street. Continues on Thursday.
Wed 29 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew’s Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Wed 29 Subgroup Milton Road bus lane meeting
8:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 23 St Andrew’s Street. A meeting on action over plans to install a further stretch of bus lane, at the expense of a well-used cycle route, on Milton Road.
Wed 29, Thu 30, Fri 31 Cambridge Core Traffic Scheme Stage 3 exhibition
Wed 29th: Cambridge Central Library: 12pm-7pm (staffed)
Thu 30th: Cambridge Central Library: 9am-7pm (staffed 12pm-2pm)
Fri 31st: Cambridge Central Library: 9am-4pm (staffed 11am-4pm)

February 2003

Mon 3 Subgroup Design Guide response meeting
A meeting to deal with responses to the proposed new Design Guide is being held at 8pm at 8 Thirleby Close. Continued from Monday.
Mon 3, Tue 4 Cambridge Core Traffic Scheme Stage 3 exhibition
Mon 3rd: Diamond Room, Selwyn College: 12pm-8pm (staffed)
Tue 4th: Emmanuel URC, Trumpington Street: 12pm-8pm (staffed)
Tue 4 Monthly meeting 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 5 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
6th-8th, 10-13th Milton Road bus lane exhibition
Dates for the Council’s consultation to install further bus lane provision on Milton Road are:
6&7: Q-ton Centre 11.30 – 6pm (staffed)
8,10&11: Cowley Rd Park & Ride 12.30 – 7pm (unstaffed)
12&13: St George’s Church 12.30 – 7pm (staffed)
Fri 7 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sun 9 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Mon 10 Subgroup ‘Priority over sideroads’ position paper meeting
A meeting to begin the creation of a new position paper, ‘Priority over sideroads’, will be held at 8pm at 140 Cherry Hinton Rd.
Wed 12 Subgroup Bike Week planning
There will be a meeting to plan this year’s Bike Week, at 100 Thoday St at 7 for 7:30pm. If interested please call Simon Nuttall on 01223 500902.
Mon 17 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Thu 20 (NOT Wed 19) Subgroup ‘Priority over sideroads’ position paper meeting
A meeting to continue the creation of a new position paper, ‘Priority over sideroads’, will be held at 8pm at 140 Cherry Hinton Rd.
Thu 20 – CANCELLED Subgroup Cycle Parking Subgroup Meeting
7:30pm, at 8 Thirleby Close
Sat 22 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

March 2003

Tue 4 Monthly meeting 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 5 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Thu 6 Subgroup Cycle Parking Subgroup
Meeting at Parkside Police Station, 6pm.
Sat 8 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 9 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Sat 15 National Science Week
The Campaign will have a stand at the National Science Week 2003 taking place this year at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.
Mon 17 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 19 Subgroup Bike Week planning
There will be a meeting to plan this year’s Bike Week, at 7pm, Wolfson Flats (Churchill College) no. 51, off Storey’s Way; phone 742321.
Wed 26 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew’s Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Fri 28 – CANCELLED Subgroup ‘Position paper on responsible, legal cycling’ meeting
A meeting to finalise this paper will be held at 8pm at 140 Cherry Hinton Rd.
Sat 29 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

April 2003

Tue 1 Monthly meeting 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 2 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Wed 9 Subgroup Bike Week planning
There will be a meeting to plan this year’s Bike Week, at 7pm, 100 Thoday Street; phone 500902.
Fri 11 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sun 13 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Mon 21 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Sat 26 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sat 26 April 2003 Local Authority cycle auction
Auction to be held at the 29th Cambridge Scout Headquarters, Stanesfield Road, off Barnwell Road, Cambridge. Commences 10am, with viewing from 9am. Contact 01354 688197 for more information. Please note: although you may find a bargain, you have no rights if the cycle is faulty. If you are new to cycling, or know little about cycles we recommend purchasing from a reputable cycle shop or dealer elsewhere in the city.

May 2003

Mon 5 Ride Ride to Reach Fair
Leisurely Cycle Ride to Reach Fair. Leaves Hobbs Pavilion, Parker’s Piece at 10am, expecting to arrive at noon. This is a ride of 10 miles mostly along the Sustrans route. Return at your leisure.
Tue 6 Monthly meeting 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 7 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Wed 7 Subgroup Bike Week planning
There will be a meeting to plan this year’s Bike Week, at 7pm for 7.30pm, 140 Cherry Hinton Road, Phone: 245566.
Sat 10 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 11 Ride Leisurely Ride: National Windmill Weekend!
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace. Trailer-friendly route: Cambridge – Girton – Oakington – Longstanton – Windmill – Over – Willingham – Windmill – Tea – Rampton – Cottenham – Oakington – Girton – Cambridge. We’ll be back around 6pm.
Sun 11 Subgroup Cycle Signs Brainstorming
The City Council is soon to start work revamping/replacing the network of blue cycle signs around the City. We’ll be discussing what suggestions to make. 7:30pm, 8 Thirleby Close.
Tue 13 Jesus Lane Junctions – removal of lights?
Observation of two junctions at the town centre end of Jesus Lane, to study the practicality of removal of lights at these junctions. 8.00am to 9.45am – meeting at the Friends Meeting House.
Sun 18 Disability Sports Festival
There will be a wide range of events on throughout the day, from 10am to 4pm, at Impington Village College. The Company of Cyclists will be on hand from 11am to 4pm to give advice and support on cycling. You can also try a variety of bikes including wheelchair tandem, rear steering tandem, tricycle, hand cycle, Viking trikes, etc. For more information, phone (01223) 457535.
Mon 19 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Thu 22 Trumpington Road six years on – count
Volunteers wanted for a repeat of our 1997 cycle count on Trumpington Road. On May 22 1997 we did a 12hr count at the same location as the County Council does its ‘Cordon’ survey. Please contact us if you can help.
Wed 28 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew’s Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Fri 30 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sat 31 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

June 2003

Tue 3 Monthly meeting 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 4 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Wed 4 Subgroup Bike Week planning
There will be a meeting to plan this year’s Bike Week, 7pm for 7.30, at 100 Thoday Street.
Sun 8 Ride Leisurely Ride – Hardwick Cycle Path
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace. Route: Coton Path – new path to Hardwick – Toft – Kingston – Great Eversden – Little Eversden – Harlton – Haslingfield – Canteloupe Farm – Cambridge. Tea probably at Burwash Manor Farm.
Sun 15 Fundraiser Sponsored cycle ride
The Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is running a sponsored Family Fun Cycle Ride. For more details, phone 723115 or e-mail: fundraising@arhc.fsnet.co.uk
Mon 16 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café;, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
14-22nd June National Bike Week
Events listing online on the Bike Week pages.
Sun 22 Subgroup Hills Road response meeting
A meeting to plan action and a response to changes on Hills Road will be held at 7pm (prompt), at 140 Cherry Hinton Road.
Sat 28 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

July 2003

Tue 1 Monthly meeting 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 2 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sat 5 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sat 5 Local Authority cycle auction
Auction to be held at the 29th Cambridge Scout Headquarters, Stanesfield Road, off Barnwell Road, Cambridge. Commences 10am, with viewing from 9am. Contact 01354 688197 for more information. Please note: although you may find a bargain, you have no rights if the cycle is faulty. If you are new to cycling, or know little about cycles we recommend purchasing from a reputable cycle shop or dealer elsewhere in the city.
Wed 9 Subgroup Bike Week evaluation meeting
There will be a meeting to evaluate this year’s Bike Week. 7pm. Location t.b.c.
Sun 13 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. This will be a visit round some of the Cambridge Open Studios. [Please see note about Organisers’ Liability Insurance.]
19-26 July Ride Bike Culture Week 2003
Bike Culture Week 2003 in the Cotswolds at Rendcomb College. See http://www.companyofcyclists.com/bikecultureweek.asp for details.
Mon 21 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café;, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 23 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew’s Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Sat 26 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sun July 27 Fundraiser London to Cambridge bike ride
This event is organised by Bike Events (not the Campaign). Please see their website for more information.

August 2003

Tue 5 Monthly meeting 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 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sun 10 Fundraiser Cycle for life
A national series of 18 events to raise money for research into cancers that affect men. Further details are on their website at www.cancerresearchuk.org/cycle or contact cycleforlife@cancer.org.uk or phone – 0870 161 1010
Sun 10 NO Leisurely Ride
Mon 11 Subgroup Hills Road response meeting
A meeting to plan action and a response to changes on Hills Road will be held at 8pm, at 140 Cherry Hinton Road.
Fri 15 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Mon 18 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
23th – 25th Mildenhall Cycling Rally
Cycling events, entertainment and tradeshow. Details online at www.mildenhallrally.org.uk
Sat 30 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

September 2003

Tue 2 Monthly meeting 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 3 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sat 6 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Thu 11 Milton Road consultation
An exhibition on plans to overhaul bus services along Milton Road will be held at St George’s Church, Chesterfield Road, 2-8pm.
Sun 14 Ride Leisurely Ride – CANCELLED
Mon 15 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Mon 22 Milton Road bus lane proposals
8pm, at 8 Thirleby Close, Cambridge, CB4 3RS. Reviewing the County Council’s more detailed plans for a new stretch of bus lane on Milton Road. (The consultation deadline is Monday 29th September)
Wed 24 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew’s Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
26-28 International Cycle Show
Cycle 2003 is being held at the Business Design Centre in London on 26-28th September.
Fri 26 & Sat 27 Local Authority Parking Enforcement consultation
The County Council is consulting on proposals to take over parking enforcement powers from the police. A staffed exhibition of proposals will be in Cambridge on: 9-5.30, Friday 26th at the Grafton Shopping Centre and 11-4, Saturday 27th at the Lion Yard Shopping Centre.
Sat 27 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

October 2003

Wed 1 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sun 5 Fundraiser Home Farm Trust Sponsored Bike Ride
20 or 50 mile circular rides. From Orford House, Ugley, near Bishops Stortford. In aid of the Home Farm Trust. For further details, contact seftihiou@hft.org.uk or phone (01525) 379830.
Tue 7 Monthly meeting 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 11 Local Authority cycle auction
Auction to be held at the 29th Cambridge Scout Headquarters, Stanesfield Road, off Barnwell Road, Cambridge. Commences 10am, with viewing from 9am. Contact 01354 688197 for more information. Please note: although you may find a bargain, you have no rights if the cycle is faulty. If you are new to cycling, or know little about cycles we recommend purchasing from a reputable cycle shop or dealer elsewhere in the city.
Sun 12 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Thu 16 Subgroup Newmarket Rd Tesco cycleway on-site meeting
An on-site meeting to inform the Campaign’s views on the cycle provision around Tesco, both currently present and proposed, will be held on the 16th at 6.30pm. Meet at the junction of Riverside the cycleway.
Fri 17 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sat 18 CCN/CTC Cycle Planning Conference
At the Earth Centre, Conisbrough, near Sheffield. For details, see http://www.cyclenetwork.org.uk/conferences/conferences.html.
Mon 20 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Sat 25 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sun 26 Norwich Cycling Campaign visiting
Members of Norwich Cycling Campaign will be visiting to meet members of Cambridge Cycling Campaign, discuss campaigning matters and to do a tour of cycle facilities – both good and bad – in our area. They will be arriving at around 10.40 at Cambridge station.

November 2003

Tue 4 Monthly meeting 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).
Tue 4 Maintenance ‘Bicycle Maintenance 2’ evening class
At Coleridge Community College, Radegund Road. Five weekly sessions aimed at people with some experience of bicycle maintenance, this course builds on the basics and concentrates on other, less-everyday bike maintenance tasks. Further information on Camlearn, enrolments (01223) 712340/1.
Wed 5 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sat 8 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk
Sun 9 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace. Please bring lights.
Wed 12 John Grimshaw / Sustrans talk
John Grimshaw, Director of Sustrans will be in Cambridge to give an update on the National Cycle Network and future Sustrans plans. 7.30pm in the Small Hall, Guildhall, Cambridge.
Mon 17 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Wed 26 Newsletter Newsletter Stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action, 23 St Andrew’s Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, above Jacobs Outfitters and Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed.
Fri 28 Subgroup Cambridge Cycleway Signing project on-site meeting
An on-site meeting to consider proposed new signage. Meet at 12 noon at the start of the cycleway on Regent Street at the Pizza Hut corner.
Sat 29 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.

December 2003

Tue 2 Monthly meeting 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 3 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Cambridge Station Cycles, next to the Railway Station, between 5pm and 7pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sat 13 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding during the opening of the new valet cycle parking facility at Cambridge Station Cycles. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.
Sun 14 Ride Leisurely Ride
Meet at 1pm at Hobbs Pavilion on Parker’s Piece. A countryside ride, at a gentle pace. Please bring lights.
Mon 15 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm
Fri 19 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8:30 am at Tatties. (See map for location)
Sat 27 Cycle coding Cycle security coding
Free cycle security coding at Park St Cycle Park between 10am and 2pm. The security code is a deterrent to theft and enables bikes to be traced nationally.