Previous events – 2007

January 2007

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 Subgroup Arbury Park Subgroup meeting
The Subgroup will be meeting at 7.30pm, 3 The Crescent, Impington.
Fri 5 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 6 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Fri 12 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 14 Ride Leisurely Ride – to Grantchester
This month’s ride is a circular ride calling at Grantchester. In association with Sustrans. Meet at 1pm at Reality Checkpoint (centre of Parker’s Piece). A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Thu 18 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. The meeting [agenda] is at 7.30pm, The Pavilion Room, Cambridge University Sports Ground, Wilberforce Road.
Fri 19 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 22 Speaker Presentation to Traffic Management Committee (AJC) of Two-way cycling petition
A representative of Cambridge Cycling Campaign will be appearing at 2pm at the January 2007 Traffic Management Committee (AJC) meeting, at the Heidelberg Room, Guildhall (Market Square), to present our petition.
Thu 25 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Thu 25 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 26 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

February 2007

Thu 1 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 2 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 11 Sussex Street, Cambridge, CB1 1PA. (See map for location)
Fri 2 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 6 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – with speaker
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). Speaker: Michael Simmons is a research manager at Cambridge University. He is co-ordinating the Cambridge part of a three-year DfT (Department for Transport) funded project to develop systems to collect real-time data on pollution levels. In Cambridge, mobile pollution sensing devices will be developed for pedetrians and cyclists. Come and hear about the project and discuss related issues.
Thu 8 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Queen Edith’s Chapel, Wulfstan Way.
Fri 9 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 11 Ride Leisurely Ride – CANCELLED
February’s Leisurely Ride is cancelled.
Fri 16 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 19 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Fri 23 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

March 2007

Fri 2 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 3 Ride CTC Saturday rides
CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) Cambridge District Association will lead a bike ride to elevenses at a garden centre (or similar), and back to Cambridge in time for lunch. Cycling Campaign members are welcome. These should be gentle rides, and no-one will be left behind. Turn up at the Lensfield Road end of Brookside for 10am. For more information, visit www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk or phone Joseph Sugg on (01223) 570490.
Tue 6 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – with speaker
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). Speaker: Mike Causer, Committee member, will be giving a presentation on the National Trust’s Wicken Fen expansion towards Cambridge and the plans for good cycle access to this wonderful nature reserve and the countryside north-east of the city.
Fri 9 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 10 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Sun 11 Ride Leisurely Ride – Shelford and the four 9 Wells
For March’s ride, we’ll go to Shelford on the new stripey route past Addenbrooke’s, and we’ll look for the 36 Wells (4 x 9). In association with Sustrans. Meet at 1pm at Reality Checkpoint (centre of Parker’s Piece). A countryside ride, at a gentle pace.
Thu 15 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, The Pavilion Room, Cambridge University Sports Ground, Wilberforce Road.
Fri 16 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 17 Ride CTC Saturday rides
CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) Cambridge District Association will lead a bike ride to elevenses at a garden centre (or similar), and back to Cambridge in time for lunch. Cycling Campaign members are welcome. These should be gentle rides, and no-one will be left behind. Turn up at the Lensfield Road end of Brookside for 10am. For more information, visit www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk or phone Joseph Sugg on (01223) 570490.
Thu 22 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Fri 23 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 29 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Thu 29 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 30 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

April 2007

Tue 3 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – with video presentation
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). Video presentation: Copenhagen is known far and wide as the ‘City of Cyclists’. We will be showing a 20-minute video produced by the council at the City of Copenhagen on the way they provide for cyclists, by reallocating road space, providing good quality cycle parking facilities, and giving genuine attention to cyclists’ needs at crossings. The video also covers how the Council there regularly canvasses the views of cyclists through their ‘Bicycle Account’. Councillors in Cambridge are particularly welcome to see this.
Thu 5 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm; venue Cherry Hinton Community Junior School.
Fri 6 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 7 Ride CTC Saturday rides
CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) Cambridge District Association will lead a bike ride to elevenses at a garden centre (or similar), and back to Cambridge in time for lunch. Cycling Campaign members are welcome. These should be gentle rides, and no-one will be left behind. Turn up at the Lensfield Road end of Brookside for 10am. For more information, visit www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk or phone Joseph Sugg on (01223) 570490.
Sun 8 Ride Leisurely Ride – CANCELLED
April’s Leisurely Ride is cancelled.
Fri 13 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 11 Sussex Street, Cambridge, CB1 1PA. (See map for location)
Fri 13 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 16 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Fri 20 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 21 Ride CTC Saturday rides
CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) Cambridge District Association will lead a bike ride to elevenses at a garden centre (or similar), and back to Cambridge in time for lunch. Cycling Campaign members are welcome. These should be gentle rides, and no-one will be left behind. Turn up at the Lensfield Road end of Brookside for 10am. For more information, visit www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk or phone Joseph Sugg on (01223) 570490.
Fri 27 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

May 2007

Tue 1 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – with special presentation
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). Special presentation: we hope to give a presentation on our findings last year from our visit to the Netherlands, subject to confirmation.
Fri 4 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 5 Ride CTC Saturday rides
CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) Cambridge District Association will lead a bike ride to elevenses at a garden centre (or similar), and back to Cambridge in time for lunch. Cycling Campaign members are welcome. These should be gentle rides, and no-one will be left behind. Turn up at the Lensfield Road end of Brookside for 10am. For more information, visit www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk or phone Joseph Sugg on (01223) 570490.
Sat 5 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Mon 7 (Bank holiday) Ride Leisurely Ride – special ‘Cambridge 20/50 ride’ to Reach and Ely
This special ride will be the biggest of the year. The options are a 20 mile round trip to the village of Reach, or a 50 mile round trip to Ely. Both rides will go at a leisurely pace and follow National Cycle Network route 11. In association with Sustrans. See full details. Photos from the ride are now available.
Thu 10 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, The Pavilion Room, Cambridge University Sports Ground, Wilberforce Road.
Fri 11 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 17 Speaker East Area Committee
A representative of Cambridge Cycling Campaign will be appearing this Area Committee meeting, whose theme is Climate Change. Area Committee meetings often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Fri 18 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 19 Ride CTC Saturday rides
CTC (Cyclists’ Touring Club) Cambridge District Association will lead a bike ride to elevenses at a garden centre (or similar), and back to Cambridge in time for lunch. Cycling Campaign members are welcome. These should be gentle rides, and no-one will be left behind. Turn up at the Lensfield Road end of Brookside for 10am. For more information, visit www.ctc-cambridge.org.uk or phone Joseph Sugg on (01223) 570490.
Thu 24 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 25 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 30 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.

June 2007

Fri 1 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA [please note new location]. (See map for location)
Fri 1 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 5 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – speaker: Terence Bendixson
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). The June monthly meeting’s event is a talk: ‘Cycling and Pay-As-You-Drive Road Charging: Dream or Nightmare?’ by Terence Bendixson, President of Living Streets, secretary of the Independent Transport Commission and author of the 1974 book, ‘Instead of Cars’.
Wed 6 Riverside Bridge – exhibition
An exhibition is being held at St Andrew’s Hall, St Andrew’s Road, 7.30-9.30pm of the new Riverside Bridge and road closure.
Thu 7 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Fawcett Primary School, Alpha Terrace.
Fri 8 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 10 Ride Leisurely Ride
This ride has been cancelled.
Thu 14 Riverside Bridge – exhibition
An exhibition is being held at The River Lane Centre, 50 River Lane, 6-8pm of the new Riverside Bridge and road closure.
Thu 14 – Sat 16 Station area (‘cb1’ development proposals) – exhibition
An exhibition is being held at the University Arms Hotel, Regent Street, of the refreshed ‘cb1’ station area proposals, on Thursday (10am-8pm), Friday (10am-7pm), Saturday (10am-3pm).
Fri 15 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
16-24th Bike Week 2007
We regret that no events have been organised this year by ourselves or the Councils.
Mon 18 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Fri 22 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 29 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

July 2007

Tue 3 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – speaker: Dave Earl: Mapping / OpenStreetMap.org
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). Dave Earl recently cycled every street in Cambridge (and now much of the surrounding area), in order to produce a public domain map which anyone can use without charge. His efforts are part of OpenStreetMap.org. Come and find out more.
Thu 5 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. The meeting [agenda] is at 7.30pm, The Pavilion Room, Cambridge University Sports Ground, Wilberforce Road.
Fri 6 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 7 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Sat 7 / Sun 8 Big Weekend
The Campaign will be running its stall at this event on Parker’s Piece.
Sat 7 / Sun 8 Subgroup Traffic Management Area Joint Committee meeting (AJC) response drafting
A meeting to draft our communications to Councillors of the AJC will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Thu 12 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Fri 13 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 16 External meeting Traffic Management Area Joint Committee meeting
Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Fri 20 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 21 Maintenance ‘Bicycle Wheel Building’ 1-day workshop
10am-5pm. This is a practical course where you learn how to assemble and true strong and durable bicycle wheels. You will learn to build ?standard? (36 spoke cross-3) wheels, using proven wheel building skills based on sound principles. Places are restricted to six to ensure a high teacher-student ratio. Full details including registration details [PDF].
Sun 22 Fundraiser London to Cambridge Bike Ride
Raise funds for Breakthrough Breast Cancer by taking part in the annual London to Cambridge Bike Ride on Sunday 22 July 2007. The 50 mile route winds its way through beautiful countryside from Waltham Abbey to the finish at Midsummer Common in the heart of Cambridge. To enter apply online at www.bike-events.com or call 0870 755 8519.
Thu 26 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Thu 26 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 27 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

August 2007

Thu 2 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Queen Edith’s Chapel, Wulfstan Way.
Fri 3 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA [please note new location]. (See map for location)
Fri 3 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 7 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – Cycle video activism / Congestion charge discussion
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). A number of our members have recently taken to installing a handlebar-mounted video camera on their bikes, in order to demonstrate dramatically the problems of poor driving standards, as well as thoughtless provision, which cyclists encounter daily on the roads. The cyclists will be speaking about their experiences and demonstrating the kit, and taking your questions and ideas. The second half of the meeting will be an hour-long opportunity for discussion on the Demand Management proposals, including the congestion charge.
Fri 10 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 17 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 20 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Fri 24 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 30 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. The meeting [agenda] is at 7.30pm, The Refectory, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces.
Fri 31 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

September 2007

Tue 4 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – Designing for cyclists
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). Member and chartered engineer, Alasdair Massie will be giving a talk entitled ‘Designing For Cyclists’. This will cover the nitty-gritty of a range of design issues of the sort which we as a Campaign continually have to raise in our dealings with councillors and engineers at the councils.
Thu 6 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Fri 7 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 8 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Fri 14 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 21 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 27 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing – DELAYED due to production delay
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 28 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

October 2007

Mon 1 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing (new date)
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Tue 2 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – Demand management (congestion charge) discussion
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). An opportunity for full discussion on the proposals for a congestion charge and associated huge package of transport investment measures.
Fri 5 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 6 / Sun 7 Subgroup Traffic Management Area Joint Committee meeting (AJC) response drafting
A meeting to draft our communications to Councillors of the AJC will be held over this weekend. For further details, please contact us.
Sun 7 Fundraiser Home Farm Trust Sponsored Bike Ride
50 or 30 mile charity bike ride from Duxford Primary School or alternatively a 50 or 30 mile ride from HFT Herts and Essex in Ugley, near Bishops Stortford. In aid of the Home Farm Trust. For further details, contact kath.austin@hft.org.uk or phone 01223 424283.
Thu 11 – Sat 13 Station area (‘cb1’ development proposals) – second stage public exhibition
An exhibition is being held at the Centre for St Paul’s, Hills Road, of the refreshed ‘cb1’ station area proposals, on Thursday (10am-7pm), Friday (10am-6pm), Saturday (10am-2pm).
Fri 12 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA [please note new location]. (See map for location)
Fri 12 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 15 External meeting Traffic Management Area Joint Committee meeting
Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Mon 15 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
Fri 19 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 25 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. The meeting [agenda] is at 7.30pm, The Octagon, Wesley Methodist Church, Christ’s Pieces.
Fri 26 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sun 28 British Summer Time ends
Clocks should be put back at 1am – don’t forget your bike lights!

November 2007

Thu 1 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Fri 2 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 6 Monthly meeting Annual General Meeting
See full details. 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). We are delighted that Roger Geffen, Campaigns and Policy Manager, CTC, has agreed to be our speaker. He will talk on the subject of recent and forthcoming national campaigning issues. Various motions are also being put forward, and the 2007/8 Committee will be elected.
Fri 9 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Sat 10 Newsletter Newsletter deadline
Please send copy to Mark Irving: irving@home.cam.net.uk . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 13 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Cowley Road Park & Ride – follow the link for times and further details.
Thu 15 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
Fri 16 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Thu 22 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, venue to be confirmed.
Fri 23 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At the Trinity Centre, Cambridge Science Park – follow the link for times and further details.
Fri 23 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 27 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Babraham Road Park & Ride – follow the link for times and further details.
Thu 29 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed.
Fri 30 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.

December 2007

Mon 3 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Lion Yard – follow the link for times and further details.
Tue 4 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Anglia Ruskin University, Helmore St – follow the link for times and further details.
Tue 4 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – Demand management (congestion charge) discussion
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). Discussion on what our policy approach should be on the Congestion Charge and £500m of investment should be.
Wed 5 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Addenbrooke’s Hospital – follow the link for times and further details.
Fri 7 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA [please note new location]. (See map for location)
Fri 7 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Tue 11 Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At the Guildhall – follow the link for times and further details.
Thu 13 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. The meeting [agenda] is at 7.30pm, Cripps Court, Magdalene College, Chesterton Lane.
Fri 14 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Mon 17 Social Seasonal social
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm. Please contact us if you wish to come, and that requests after 6 December cannot be guaranteed.
Fri 21 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Fri 28 Ride Friday rides
Weather permitting: Every Friday lunchtime at 12:30pm leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop at a pub on the way. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.