CamShare is after your expert knowledge!

This article was published in 2008, in Newsletter 80.

Cartoon of Bike BUDi

Big Bike BUDi Prize Draw 2008

CamShare is looking for Bike BUDies! The online car journey-matching service from the Travel for Work Partnership and Cambridgeshire County Council is now matching up cyclists to share a journey too.

Many Cycling Campaign members are very experienced, and have expert knowledge of routes. CamShare needs to recruit from this pool of people a number who are willing to share a cycle journey with another person, giving them the confidence to try cycling and find a route with someone who knows the way.

If you are willing to help new cyclists to find their way, then register now as a Bike BUDi on www.camshare.co.uk/. Register too if you are new to cycling and you may find your perfect journey match.

CamShare needs to recruit a number of people who are willing to share a cycle journey with another person, giving them the confidence to try cycling and find a route with someone who knows the way.

If you register before 1 November 2008 you’re eligible for a free cycle health check and will be entered into a free draw with the possibility of winning a super prize. Cambridgeshire County Council and the Travel for Work Partnership are very pleased to announce that eight prizes have been provided by local cycle shops, all of whom provide excellent discounts to employees of companies in the Travel for Work network.

  • Two £50 vouchers to spend at Cambridge Station Cycles (valid at both their stores, at Cambridge Station and the Grand Arcade), www.stationcycles.co.uk
  • £50 gift voucher for use at Grafham and Rutland Cycling, www.rutlandcycling.co.uk, against absolutely everything in store
  • Sigma Sports 16 function wireless cycle computer (£46.99) from Blazing Saddles, Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, www.blazingsaddlescambridge.com
  • JoeBlows high quality floor pump with gauge (£30) from Howes Cycles, Regent Street, Cambridge, 01223 350350
  • Cateye compact and bright front EL-135 and rear LD130 best selling light set (£25) from Ben Hayward Cycles, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, www.benhaywardcycles.co.uk
  • Bicycle service excluding parts (£25) from Pedallers (City Cycle Hire Ltd) Newnham Road, Cambridge, www.citycyclehire.com
  • Quality MET cycle helmet (£30) from Townsends Light Blue Bike Shop, Chesterton Road, Cambridge, www.lightblue.co.uk
  • Bicycle Health Check to check roadworthiness from Cambridge Station Cycles (available at Grand Arcade branch only) to all who register with CamShare Bike BUDi before 1 December 2008 www.stationcycles.co.uk

Lindsey Rushmore