Previous events – 2008

January 2008

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 Newsletter Newsletter 76 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 8 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – online mapping with demonstration
(Please note date.) 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). Simon and Martin will give a full demonstration of the Campaign’s online cycle mapping system and update members on national developments. (The planned Cycling 2020 launch to members has unfortunately been delayed.)
Thu 10 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Thu 10 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road. This meeting is set to cover the Congestion Charge proposals.
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 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Queen Edith’s Chapel, Wulfstan Way. This meeting is set to cover the Congestion Charge proposals.
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 / Sun 20 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (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 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.
Sat 26 External meeting Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At the Grafton shopping centre – follow the link for times and further details.
Sun 27 External meeting Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At the Grafton shopping centre – follow the link for times and further details.
Mon 28 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm Heidelberg Room, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Wed 30 External meeting Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Trumpington Park & Ride – follow the link for times and further details.
Thu 31 External meeting Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Trumpington Park & Ride – follow the link for times and further details.

February 2008

Fri 1 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, 40 Hills Road, CB2 1LA. [Map].
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 – New developments 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). The main focus of this month’s meeting will be a discussion on the new developments around Cambridge and how we are pushing to make them as cycle-friendly as possible.
Thu 7 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cripps Court, Magdalene College, 1-3 Chesterton Road. This meeting is set to cover the Congestion Charge proposals.
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.
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.
Wed 20 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region. Meeting is held at the University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge.
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.
Thu 28 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street. This meeting is set to cover the Congestion Charge proposals.
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.

March 2008

Mon 3 Newsletter Newsletter 77 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Tue 4 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting [Road safety: change from advertised item]
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 Cycling 2020 launch has been moved to May, to tie in with the CCN Conference.]
Thu 6 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street. A representative of the Campaign will be speaking on the Tesco applications, which the Campaign has opposed on the grounds of problems with lorry delivery.
Thu 6 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
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 External meeting Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Salvation Army Centre, 104 Mill Road – follow the link for times and further details.
Wed 12 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Guildhall. This meeting is set only to cover planning applications.
Thu 13 External meeting Congestion Charge roadshow
One of a series of the County Council’s roadshow exhibitions of the Congestion Charge proposals. At Emmanuel United Reform Church, Trumpington Street – follow the link for times and further details.
Thu 13 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road.
Fri 14 Ride Friday ride Special
A special Friday ride to explore pre-Christian Cambridge read these details about the start of this special ride. Open and to all who like to ride and talk about bicycles. Join the ride at your own risk.
Wed 19 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
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.
Wed 26 Subgroup Cycle Parking Subgroup
Meeting at 7 Tiverton Way at 7.30pm. The main focus of this meeting will be to plan out our new Cycle Parking Guide, for which we have obtained grant funding to employ consultants to write and produce it.
Thu 27 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
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.

April 2008

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).
Thu 3 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cripps Court, Magdalene College, 1-3 Chesterton Road.
Fri 4 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, Sussex Street. Please note the change of venue.
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.
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.
Sat 12 / Sun 13 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (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.
Wed 16 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, Location t.b.c.. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 17 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Thu 17 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
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.
Mon 21 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm, Kreis Viersen Room, Shire Hall, Castle Hill. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
Mon 21 Social Social meeting
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm.
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.

May 2008

Thu 1 Local elections – use your vote for cycling
Local election voting will take place on May 1st. The Councillors that are elected are the people that will be making the decisions on cycling and planning issues. Check out the elections section of our website to see what the candidates say, and ask them your own questions. (NB: Cambridge Cycling Campaign is a non-partisan body and does not endorse any particular candidate or party.)
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.
Mon 5 Ride Camcycle 20/50
Ride with us to Reach Fair and back, or all the way to Ely and back. See full details. Start in Cambridge at Midsummer Common, 9.30am. Photos from the ride are now available.
Tue 6 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – members’ launch of Cycling 2020
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). Cycling 2020 will also finally be launched to members at this meeting in advance of the public launch at the conference on Saturday 10th May.
Thu 8 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road.
Fri 9 Ride Friday rides
Special ride for the Conference. 12:30pm, leaving from the Stourbridge Common side of Green Dragon Bridge. Lunchtime ride of varying speed and length, usually involving a stop for food. Ride at your own risk. More details.
Sat 10 Other Cycle Campaign Network Conference (and launch of Cycling 2020)
A conference for cycling campaign groups from all around the UK will come to the Centre for Mathematical Studies in Cambridge. This is a great opportunity to take part in the national debate about cycling in cities and show off some of the things that make people think Cambridge is a great place for cycling. There will be rides, networking, and we welcome offers of host families to accommodate delegates. Our Cycling 2020 initiative will also be launched at the conference.
Sun 11 Ride Sunday ride
Special ride for the Conference. 9:30am, from the University Centre, Granta Place, Cambridge. This is a much longer ride, of 40-45 miles. More details.
Sun 11 Fundraiser Suffolk Sunrise 100
This is a sponsored bike ride organised by Action Medical Research, one of Britain’s leading medical research charities, with a choice of 50 or 100 mile routes exploring the beautiful peaceful Suffolk coast and countryside – including even a ferry ride across the River Deben. Riders will be supported with refreshment stops and other facilities. Both routes start and finish at Woodbridge Town Football Club. For details visit www.action.org.uk/sunrise or e-mail sunrise@action.org.uk or call 01767 640207.
Mon 12 – Thu 16 Ride Fact-finding Study Visit to Assen, Netherlands
We will be conducting a study tour in Assen, Netherlands, to give Cambridge cyclists and decision-makers an opportunity to see the high-quality provision for cycling in the Netherlands and raise aspirations for Cambridge provision. See our webpage on the trip for more details.
Wed 14 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, The Small Hall, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 15 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, The University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge.
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 Newsletter Newsletter 78 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Sun 18 Fundraiser London-Cambridge cycle ride for children at Addenbrooke’s
A London to Cambridge cycle ride is being held to raise money in memory of Adam Rogers, a patient at Addenbrooke’s, who died of a brain tumour at the age of 13. The money will go towards the cost of a care team for child cancer patients to care for them in hospital and when they leave. 150 intrepid cyclists will be riding from London to Cambridge on Sunday 18 May, crossing the finish line at Addenbrooke’s Hospital at 4pm. For more information see the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust website.
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.
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.

June 2008

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).
Thu 5 Opening of the Riverside Bridge
The opening ceremony for this new bridge will be at 12 noon, with people assembling from 11am.
Thu 5 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
7:30pm at Baby Milk Action offices, 34 Trumpington Street. Help very much welcomed. Please note the change of date.
Thu 5 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
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.
Wed 11 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Fri 13 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, Sussex Street. Please note the change of date and venue.
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.
16-22nd Bike Week 2008
We regret that no events have been organised this year by ourselves due to lack of volunteer time. However, any external events will be listed here.
Thu 19 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
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.
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.

July 2008

Tue 1 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting – stories and photos from Assen
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 main item for this meeting will be illustrated reports from those who went on our trip to Assen, the Netherlands and a chance to discuss how applicable that approach is to Cambridge.
Thu 3 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Queen Edith’s Chapel, Wulfstan Way.
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 Newsletter Newsletter 79 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . Members are warmly invited to write articles (style guidelines available) and are invited to contact the Editor in the first instance.
Sat 5 / Sun 6 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (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.
Wed 9 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, Location t.b.c.. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 10 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, The University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge.
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.
Mon 14 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm, The Guildhall. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
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 Cambridge Cycling Club – Cycle Jumble
Cambridge (Town & County) Cycling Club: Cycle Jumble / ‘Saddlebag Sale’, 10am – 12pm, Comberton Village Hall, Green End, Comberton. Is your garage bursting with spare bicycle parts that “might be useful one day”? Are your family having to share a bedroom because you’ve got so much cycling stuff that it’s taken over the house as well?… If so, why not reserve a table-top at the cycle jumble and see what you can sell (and buy some more bits and bobs while you’re there…) Fee for table top to sell your stuff: £5. Free entry. Contact Helen Eborall <hce21 [at] medschl.cam.ac.uk>
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.
Sun 27 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 27 July 2008. 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 31 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.

August 2008

Fri 1 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, Sussex Street. Please note the change of venue.
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
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).
Thu 7 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
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.
Thu 14 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
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.
Sat 16 Ride Cambridge Night Ride: No 2: The Study
This event is to reflect, as a group, about the difference between a bike and many bicycles. For those who don’t want to wait for your copy in the mail (velocipedus on gmail) see the half-finished product here: Cover and Text
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.
Thu 28 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Royal British Legions Hall, Fishers Lane, Cherry Hinton.
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.

September 2008

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).
Thu 4 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, Location t.b.c.. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
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 80 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . 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.
Thu 18 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, The University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge.
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 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.
Sun 28 Fundraiser Hearts First Bike Ride – Oxford to Cambridge 2008
The British Heart Foundation Oxford to Cambridge Bike Ride, now in its fifth year, is the only charity bike ride that links these two historic university cities. The challenging 89 mile route follows quiet roads through the rolling Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire countryside to the big skies and flatter fenland of Cambridgeshire. By taking part and raising money for the British Heart Foundation you will help us to continue the fight against heart disease, which is still the UK’s single biggest killer. For further information see BHF’s web site, call the event hotline free on 0800 389 9750 or e-mail nthamesevents@bhf.org.uk

October 2008

Thu 2 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, Location t.b.c.. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee meetings, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.
Thu 2 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
Fri 3 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Tatties, Sussex Street.
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.
Sat 4 / Sun 5 Subgroup Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (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 5 Fundraiser Home Farm Trust Sponsored Bike Ride
10 or 60 mile charity bike ride from Ugley, near Stansted. In aid of the Home Farm Trust. For further details, contact kath.austin@hft.org.uk or phone 01223 306668.
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).
Thu 9 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
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.
Mon 13 External meeting Cambridge Traffic Management Area Joint Committee (AJC) meeting
2pm, Shire Hall, Castle Hill. Campaign members may be interested to attend AJC meetings, which cover walking/cycling/transport issues in some depth.
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.
Thu 23 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cambridge Professional Development Centre, Foster Road.
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.
Sun 26 British Summer Time ends
Clocks should be put back at 1am – don’t forget your bike lights!
Thu 30 External meeting West/Central Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, The University Centre, Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge.
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.

November 2008

Tue 4 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). Our speaker will be Rod King of 20’s Plenty For Us, campaigning for the implementation of 20 mph as the default speed limit on residential roads in the UK. The meeting will also consider Charitable Status for the Campaign.
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 81 deadline
Please send copy to Monica Frisch: mfrisch@phonecoop.coop . 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.
Thu 20 External meeting East Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Cherry Trees Day Centre, St Matthews Street.
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.
Wed 26 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
We understand this meeting has been cancelled.
Thu 27 Newsletter Newsletter stuffing
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.

December 2008

Tue 2 Monthly meeting Monthly General Meeting: Cambridge Growth Agenda
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). Our speaker will be Peter Studdert, Director of Joint Planning (Cambridge Growth Areas and Northstowe), who will speak on the topic of the Growth Agenda and the huge new developments around Cambridge.
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.
Fri 5 Newsletter Newsletter review meeting
8.30am at Carluccio’s, Fisher Square (immediately above the Grand Arcade cycle park).
Sat 6 Stall Mill Road Winter Fair stall
We’ll be at the Mill Road Winter Fair this year with our stall (near the proposed Tesco site that we helped stop on lorry delivery grounds). Can you help staff the stall? Please contact us if so, or e-mail sdb_156@hotmail.com directly.
Sun 7 – Tue 9 External meeting A14 Improvements public information exhibition
Girton College Conferences, Huntingdon Road. More information in Newsletter 81.
Thu 11 External meeting North Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Manor Community College, Arbury Road.
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 Social Seasonal social
Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café, 5-7 Norfolk Street – from 7pm. Pre-booking is essential, via sdb_156@hotmail.com with ‘Cycling Christmas Dinner’ as the subject of your e-mail.
Thu 18 External meeting Public meeting on Contraflow Cycle Lanes: attend to defend these
7.30pm, St Barnabas Church. Some Councillors in Petersfield are against the new contraflow cycle lanes in Kingston Street and elsewhere. See their latest leaflet. Please attend this meeting to defend these new facilities and dispel the inaccuracies in the leaflet.
Thu 18 External meeting South Area Committee
Campaign members may be interested to attend City Council Area Committee meetings, which often cover walking/cycling/transport issues. 7.30pm, Queen Edith’s Chapel, Wulfstan Way.
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.
Tue 23 External meeting Joint Development Control Committee
10am, Location t.b.c.. Campaign members may be interested to attend Joint Development Control Committee, which are determining the Planning Applications relating to the huge major housing development proposals for the Cambridge Sub-region.