Cycling shorts, second leg

This article was published in 1998, in Newsletter 20.

  • McDonald’s lost their planning permission appeal for a drive-through burger bar on Coldham’s Lane. A government inspector agreed with us and others that this would generate more traffic.
  • Two local businesses run by cyclists have new Web pages. Ben Hayward’s –
    and Hobbs’ Pavilion –
  • The CTC Cambridge District Association has a new Web site carrying its current ‘runs list’ of cycle rides.
  • The third annual Women on Wheels Festival will take place on 10-11 October, at Seven Sisters Country Park. This is the biggest opportunity for women off-roaders to get together for a weekend on two wheels. For details, send an S.A.E. to WOW, Bodies Under Pressure, PO Box 51, Tunbridge Wells North, Kent TN2 5WZ
  • The next phase of the city’s Park and Ride network will be a site in the Trumpington area. The County Council has an exhibition of plans and proposals. This is on show in the Guildhall, 28-30 September, in South Cambs Hall (9-11 Hills Road) on 1-2 October and in Shire Hall on 5-7 October.

Clare Macrae and Mark Irving