Campaign Diary

This article was published in 2001, in Newsletter 36.

May 2001

Wed 30 7:30 pm Cambridge Festival of Cycling (National Bike Week) planning meeting at 140 Cherry Hinton Road. (This meeting was originally scheduled for Wed 6 June)

June

4-15 Cambridge City Council’s Environment Week Plus One
Tue 5 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane, at the Park Street junction. (Tea and coffee, a chance to chat, and for us to introduce ourselves to new members for the first half-hour. The meeting itself starts at 8 pm.)
Wed 6 The Cambridge Festival of Cycling (National Bike Week) planning meeting scheduled for today was moved to Wed 30 May at 7:30pm
Sun 10 2 pm Leisurely ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. A countryside ride at a gentle pace. Includes a tea shop or café stop. We are usually back in Cambridge by 6 pm. Don’t be confused by the longer CTC afternoon ride, which sets off at the same time
Mon 11-Sat 16 Cycling Exhibition, Cambridge Central Library, Lion Yard
Tue 12 Bicycle Maintenance evening class – five weekly sessions. To check course dates, fees, get more information or enrol, call the Community Education Office phone (01223) 712340 or 712341. Questions about course content e-mail david.green@smallworld.co.uk

Cambridge Festival of Cycling June 16-24 (see article)

Sat 16 10-3 Dr. Bike Give your bike a health check: Guildhall Street
Sun 17 10-4 Cycle Try-out Show, Addenbrooke’s Hospital grounds
Mon 18-Fri 22 Cycling Exhibition, week two in the Guildhall
Mon 18 6 pm Picnic ride. A short leisurely ride along the Roman Road: bring your picnic. Meet at Hobbs Pavilion
Wed 20 8-9 am Free Cyclists’ Breakfast at Hobbs Pavilion Restaurant for Bike to Work Day
Sun 24 9.30 am Windmill Ride. Eight windmills in an all-day ride. Meet at Hobbs Pavilion

July

Tue 3 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 5 June for details
Sat 7 Newsletter 37 deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving
Sat 7 9 am Police cycle auction at the Scout Hut, Stanesfield Road, Whitehill Estate, Cambridge phone (01354) 688197
Sun 8 2 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. See 10 June for description
Mon 16 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street
Sun 22 London to Cambridge Bike Ride, in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer phone (01225) 480130 or www.breakthrough.org.uk/
Wed 23 7.30 pm Newsletter 37 Envelope Stuffing at the Baby Milk Action offices, 23 St Andrews Street (between the Robert Sayle main and computer shop entrances, entrance next to Lunch Aid). Help very much welcomed!
25-29 London to Paris cycle ride in aid of Action Research phone (01403) 327477

August

Tue 7 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 5 June for details
Sun 12 2 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. See 10 June for description
Mon 20 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street
Fr 31-2 September Fact-finding trip to Germany (see article)

Later this year

Tue 18 September Bicycle Maintenance evening class – five weekly sessions. For contact details see 12 June
17-21 September VeloCity 2001 Conference in Edinburgh and Glasgow. For details, see www.velo-city2001.org/
Sun 30 September The Cambridge Wheel. A choice of 25 or 43 miles through the Cambridgeshire countryside, in aid of Action Research phone (01767) 641327
Sat 6 October Police cycle auction. See 7 July for details
Tue 30 October Bicycle Maintenance improvers evening class – five weekly sessions. For contact details see 12 June