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Bike Week 2017: 10th-18th June

The 2017 national bike week is running from 10th-18th June this year. That means there are two weekends for rides and meetings. We will be organising a set of runs so keep an eye on the site and on our Facebook and twitter feeds to find more details.  A ride leaflet is available for downloading.
Sunday 11th 10 am WINCHESTER
Meet at Lakeside cafe (SO50 5PE) for a ride to Cyclefest in Winchester. Return 5pm. Bring sandwiches or buy cafe/pub lunch.
Mon 12th 6.30 pm SOUTHAMPTON
Meet at the Bargate for a ride through parks and Common to St Denys Comm Centre at 7.30 pm for refreshments and talk by Clean Air Southampton.
Tuesday 13th 6.30 pm  NEW FOREST
Meet at the Hawthorns for a ride to the Forest. Quiet roads and Forest tracks. Refreshments at Ashurst; return 10 pm.
Wednesday 14th  6.30 pm  HAMBLE
Meet at the Bandstand, Palmerston Pk or Woolston Stn 7.15pm for an easy paced  ride to Hamble via Weston Shore. Refreshments at Hamble, return 10 pm.
Thurs 15th 10.30am CLEAN AIR DAY
Family and Cargo Bike Ride
Meet on the Common by play area for a gentle, flat ride to the city centre Clean Air event. Cargo bikes, families, new cyclists, returners; all welcome.
Friday 16th  6.30 pm: DURLEY
Meet at Riverside Pk by Cobden Bridge for a quiet ride to Durley. Refreshments at the Farmers Home PH; Return 10 pm.
Sat 17th Easy Family Rides
10am PORTSWOOD REC
Meet at the Hawthorns for a family ride to Portswood Rec. Mainly cycle paths, stopping for play at the Rec. Return 11.30 am for refreshment at the Hawthorns.
2pm ITCHEN VALLEY COUNTRY PARK
Meet at Riverside Park, by Cobden Bridge for a family ride to Itchen Valley. Cycle paths and quiet roads. Stopping for play and refreshments ; return 4 pm
Sunday 18th 11.30am  BIG LUNCH
Family Ride Meet at Cedar Lodge Park, Oakley Rd or outside cafe, St James Park at 12 noon, for a family ride to the Big Lunch on the Small Common. Bring packed lunch
Mon 19th 7pm ST DENYS HISTORY
Meet at the car park of St Denys Church for a gentle history ride around St Denys Finishing at the Dolphin PH in time for the jazz session at 9 pm. Suitable for all.
Also: Night Ride, Saturday 1st July 11 pm – 1 am. Details to be announced.
(part of national Wild Night Out)
All rides insured and led by experienced leaders Over 12s welcome with an adult. Participants should bring waterproofs and lights if possible.
Participants need to join as associate members. This is free and simple to do online
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