Campaign Diary

All CTC local rides meet next to the Hobson’s Conduit memorial on Brookside, near Lensfield Road.

June

Tue 2 7:30pm Monthly Meeting ‘Promoting the National Cycling Strategy.’ Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane
Wed 3 7:30 pm Addenbrooke’s Corridor subgroup meeting. 35 Ainsworth Street.
Thur 4 8:00 am National Bike Week planning meeting, at Le Favori on Hills Road

June 6 – 14 is National Bike Week (see article)

Sun 7 2-4 pm Try A Bike event -try out practical bikes and trailers in the Market Square
Sun 7 9 am CTC Invitation Ride going to Great Sampford and Ashdon Museum for lunch
Sun 7 2:20 pm CTC Invitation Ride – going to tea (at 5 pm) at the Bell in Balsham.
Mon 8 7:30 Commuter Stall at Cambridge station.
Tue 9 6:30 pm Birthday Picnic – a short ride straight to Grantchester Meadows – and a picnic. Bring something to share. Starts at Parker’s Piece.
Wed 10 8 am to 9 am Free Cyclists’ Breakfast – arrive by bike to claim your free breakfast! Generously provided by Hobbs Pavilion Restaurant – and supported by Cambridgeshire County Council’s TravelWise scheme.
Thur 11 Evening event – to be confirmed
Thur 11 7 pm CTC Invitation Ride – Easy Riders run to Wandlebury Country Park – bring a picnic!
Sat 13 9 am – 3 pm Dr Bike free cycle health checks – in the Market Square.
13 – 21 Green Transport Week Walking, bikes, buses – and greenish cars. Co-ordinated by the ETA. Includes UK National Car-Free Day on June 16 phone (01932) 828882
Sun 14 2 pm Leisurely Ride, meeting at Brookside.
Sun 14 8, 9 & 10 am CTC 100 Mile Ride, finishing with tea at 5 pm at the Cross Keys in Caxton.
Mon 15 8:30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway.
Sat 20 all night Summer Solstice Bike Ride – a long ride, followed by breakfast watching the sun rise.
Sun 21 10:30 am The Moulton Bicycle Club ‘Cambridge 50’ ride, leaving from Windmill School, Fulbourn. Other cyclists are welcome. phone (01954) 230673
Wed 24 8:30 am Newsletter 18 Editorial Review Meeting, at Tatties
Sun 28 2 pm Leisurely Ride, meeting at Brookside, near Lensfield Road.

July

Sun 5 9-9:30 am The Heritage Bike Ride, starts in Long Melford. 25 or 50 hilly miles in aid of Action Research. Entry fee £8 phone (01728) 603076
Tue 7 7:30 pm Monthly Meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane
Fri 10 Newsletter 19 deadline
Sun 12 2 pm Leisurely Ride, meeting at Brookside, near Lensfield Road.
18 – 25 Bike Culture Weekend in York – Guided rides, talks, demos bike trials – phone (01904) 412200
Mon 20 8:30 pm Pub social. We’ll be at the Zebra on Maid’s Causeway.
22 – 26 Tandemania – Swallow Tandems’ weekend celebration (near Oswestry) phone (01691) 780050
Fri 24 7:30 pm Newsletter stuffing, at 8 Thirleby Close – volunteers welcomed!
Sun 26 2 pm Leisurely Ride, meeting at Brookside, near Lensfield Road.
Sun 26 The London to Cambridge Bike Ride, 60 miles in aid of WWF. For information phone (01483) 426269, or contact Clare to join the Cycling Campaign riders!
Wed 29 – Mon 3 Cyclefest 98 – Britain’s biggest alternative cycling festival – in Lancaster. For details, contact: John Bradshaw, J.Bradshaw@ucsm.ac.uk, phone (01524) 384474. Information packs available from Lancaster tourist office phone (01524) 32878