Camden Cyclists e-Newsletter August 2015
Dates for your diary:
Saturday 1 August 10.15 am – 4 pm
Swiss Cottage Gardens, Winchester Road, NW3 3EX
Our feeder ride to this massive celebration of cycling leaves Swiss Cottage at 10.30 and will join the main ride at Trafalgar Square. It will be well marshalled and suitable for families. Meet for return ride at 3:00 p.m.
The traffic free circuit will be open from 9.00 a.m. till 4.00 p.m. For more details of the Freecyle event, see http://tinyurl.com/p7d66kk
Monday 3 August 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.
Sunday 2 August 2015
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 Sunday 2 August from 10.00-16.00 at Haverstock School, NW3 2BQ.
For more information please call: 020 79745071.
To book a place email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 9 August 2015 10.15 am – 6 pm
George’s Bedfordshire Ride
Rescheduled from July due to wet weather.
Meet 10.15 West Hampstead Thameslink Iverson Road for the 10.26 to Flitwick
We’ll head east through pleasant countryside including a traffic-free section through Wrest Park and have lunch at the Shuttleworth Collection of vintage aircraft. Then there are two options – spend an hour or two viewing the collection and use a short route back, or take a longer route back via Cardington (Grade 2* listed airship hangers) to meet up in Maulden before returning to Flitwick for the train back to London. Distance 27 or 35 miles.
Monday 17 August 7.30 – 9.00pm
Primrose Hill Community Association, 29 Hopkinsons Place, NW1 8TN.
Chair: Angela Hobsbaum
We hold a Business/Committee meeting at the same place at 6.30pm. All interested members are welcome.
Monday 7 September 6.30-8.30 pm
Kentish Town Bike Workshop
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We also discuss infrastructure issues on Cyclescape http://www.cyclescape.org