Campaign Diary

August 2001

Sun 5 9.30 am and 12 am Disability Multisport Day at Hills Road Tennis Centre. A City Council event to promote cycling with disabilities, including adapted bikes. Help and bikes needed. Contact Genevieve Ahl phone 457535 e-mail genevieve.ahl@cambridge.gov.uk
Tue 7 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.)
Sun 12 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
Tue 14 7.30 pm Working Group on Cycle Parking. Oliver Merrington’s house, 3 Bentinck Street
Thu 16 8 pm Working Group on Traffic Signals. To consider how traffic signals help and hinder cyclists and what changes could be made to particular junctions, or in general, that could help increase safety, reduce delays and remove discrimination against cyclists. Nigel Deakin’s house, 35 Ainsworth Street
Mon 20 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street
25-27 Mildenhall Cycling Rally. Cycling events, entertainment and trade show. Details from 7 Jellicoe Place, Thetford, Norfolk IP24 2JU (SAE) or http://www.mildenhallrally.org.uk
Fri 31-2 Sept Fact-finding trip to Germany (see article)

September

Sun 2 10 am Peterborough Green Wheel Ride. Starts at Peterborough Cathedral Square. Sponsored ride for teams. 20 miles solving cryptic clues around the Peterborough Green Wheel in aid of Lifesaver Appeal, National Kidney Research Fund and Lions International. Details from Narissa Frost phone (01733) 704669
Tue 4 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 7 August for details
Sat 8 Newsletter 38 deadline. Please send copy to Mark Irving
Sun 9 2 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. See 12 August for description
Mon 17 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street
Tue 18 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
17-21 VeloCity 2001 Conference in Edinburgh and Glasgow. For details, see http://www.velo-city2001.org/
Tue 25 7.30 pm Working Group on Cycle Parking. Oliver Merrington’s house, 3 Bentinck Street
Wed 26 7.30 pm Newsletter 38 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!
Sat 29 The first annual conference of the Slower Speeds Initiative – to be held in Birmingham. Further details e-mail info@slower-speeds.org.uk
Sun 30 The Cambridge Wheel. A choice of 25 or 43 miles through the Cambridgeshire countryside, in aid of Action Research phone (01767) 641327

October

Tue 2 7.30 pm Monthly open meeting, Friends’ Meeting House, Jesus Lane. See 7 August for details
Sat 6 Police cycle auction at the Scout Hut, Stanesfield Road, Whitehill Estate, Cambridge phone (01354) 688197
Sun 14 2 pm Leisurely Ride. Meet at Brookside, near Lensfield Road. See 12 August for description
Mon 15 7 pm Join us for a social gathering at CB2 café 5-7 Norfolk Street
Tue 30 Bicycle Maintenance improvers evening class – five weekly sessions. For contact details see 18 September