Camden Cyclists e-Newsletter June 2015
Dates for your diary:
Sunday 31st May 2015 : 10:45 am – 5:00 pm
- Inner London Parks Ride
- A gentle ride round the Inner London Parks, led by James Brander;
- 15-20 miles.
Meet at the junction of the Broadwalk and Chester Road, Regents Park.
Monday 1 June 2015 6.30 -8.30pm
- Kentish Town Bike Workshop
- Kentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Road, London NW5 2AJ
- Bring your bike for a check up and advice as to how to fix it. You’ll work on your own bike with help from an experienced mechanic.
- Workshops are held in association with Transition Kentish Town. They are free, but donations are welcome. More details on our website.
Join us for drinks at the Abbey Tavern nearby, after the Workshop.
Tufnell Park Station Closure
Tufnell Park Station will be closed from Monday 8 June for several months.
Camden Cyclists is offering to show you the best ways to cycle to work at this time. If you want to join us, email our co-ordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org
We have more details on http://tinyurl.com/p2s9kpy about how we’ll help you to ride to work,
BIKE WEEK 13-21 JUNE 2015
Saturday 13 June 2015, 10.15 am – 12.15pm
Gospel Oak Inspection Ride
Meet Savernake Bridge 10.15, to leave at 10.30
A ride round the Gospel Oak area to seek out places where cycling infrastructure could be improved.
We’ll look at the Fleet gyratory and South End Green which are currently under study by Camden Council. We’ll also consider improvements on potential routes to schools in the area – in particular the Parliament Hill secondary schools, Gospel Oak and Fleet primary schools.
We’ll end at Housepresso cafe to make notes on our findings – there is bike parking across the road outside Gospel Oak station and a bit further along.
Leader: Steven Edwards stevenaedwards<at>talktalk.net.
Proposed route is on http://tinyurl.com/p9vway2
Monday 15 June 7.30-9.30pm
Primrose Hill Community Association, 29 Hopkinsons Place, NW1 8TN.
Our Guest Speaker is John Dales who will talk of “A vision for the cycle route through Holborn” by John Dales of Urban Movement.
Chair Jean Dollimore.
We hold a Business/Committee meeting at the same place at 6.30pm. All interested members are welcome.
Wednesday 17 June 2015 8am – 10am
Free Cyclists’ Breakfast
Somers Town Community Centre Cafe, 150 Ossulston Street, NW1 1EE
Our annual Breakfast for passing cyclists of all ages.
Enjoy chat, croissants, freebies and a bike check.
Sunday 21 June 2015 10am – 3.30pm
Ride Around Camden (aka The Peripherique)
Meet Camden Town Hall at 9.30 for a bike check or 10.00 for the ride.
Circumnavigate Camden. http://tinyurl.com/qz28mao
This is our ninth annual tour of Camden, featuring many fascinating places and lunch at Golders Hill. 22 miles for the whole tour, 18 without the final leg or halve the distance at lunch.
Map of ride on http://tinyurl.com/pu9uyxf
Please ensure any riders under 16 are accompanied.
Sunday 28 June 2015 10.00am – 2.00pm
Brent Parks Circular Ride
Meet Sidings Community Centre, 150 Brassey Road, NW6 2BA
This is a gentle, family-friendly ride, about 10 miles. You can see the route here. We plan a short tea break at Roundwood Park and lunch at Queens Park. They both have cafes although people can bring their own lunch if they prefer. Children under 16 must be under strict parental supervision.
Monday 6 July 6.30pm-8.30pm
Kentish Town Bike Workshop
Kentish Town Health Centre, 2 Bartholomew Road, London NW5 2AJ
Camden’s Free Essential Bike Maintenance Course
This one day course will teach you the essentials of bike maintenance. You will learn how to check and clean your bike. You will remove a wheel and tyre and fix a puncture … You’ll need to bring your own bike.
It’s being held on Sundays 7 June, 5 July, & 2 August from 10.00-16.00 at Haverstock School, NW3 2BQ.
For more information please call: 020 79745071.
To book a place email: email@example.com
Camden Cyclists on the web and Twitter
We also discuss infrastructure issues on Cyclescape http://www.cyclescape.org