Bike Week 2018

NATIONAL BIKE WEEK

EVENTS & RIDES 9 – 17 June

Fun, Family friendly and FREE.

All abilities welcome. Bring waterproofs and lights. Accompanied over 12s welcome. Under 12s welcome on Saturday rides in cargo bikes/bike seats. Our rides are either easy or very easy paced and led by experienced leaders. Only the HSBC and British Cycling guided rides need to be booked.

More information from: stephenedwards12@gmail.com

http://bikeweek.org.uk

A booklet of our Bike Week rides can be downloaded in PDF format.

Saturday 9 June  2:00 – 4:00 pm

From: Parklife Café, St James Park

Slow and Sedate SHIRLEY Ride

All ages and abilities welcome, inc. new and returning cyclists with any bike in good working order! Children are welcome — please be aware that the route will be on roads as well as cycle lanes. Picnic opportunity before and afterwards.

www.facebook.com/events/2009892079259271

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Sunday 10 June 10:00am – 1:30 pm

From: Central Station (north side)

Ride to ROMSEY via Lee Lane,

return via Nursling. NB A British Cycling guided ride for new and returning cyclists – book on: https://www.letsride.co.uk

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Monday 11 June 6:30 – 8:30 pm

From: Hawthorns Centre, The Common

A leisurely ride round the COMMON & the SPORTS CENTRE and along quiet, linking roads.

Riding on paths through the Common, then quiet roads to the Sports Centre and back. Those who wish to can peel off for an informal meeting of the Campaign at the View on the Sports Centre. This ride celebrates some of our wonderful open spaces by bike. It is aimed mainly at people building confidence in cycling and broadening their cycling range. Experienced cyclists and members of the Campaign would be most welcome to encourage new folks into the cycling habit. Please bring a friend!

This ride is also part of the Big Bike Revival initiative which aims to get more people cycling and includes cycling road craft sessions 13, 15, 23 and 28 July.

More information: http://soundcycling.co.uk/events/
http://www.discoversouthampton.co.uk/events/big-bike-revival-southampton-2018-21288

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Wednesday 13 June 10:30 am

From: The Ship, Redbridge

Ride to The Shoe Inn, WELLOW for lunch. 28 miles round trip at 10–11 mph.

Wednesday 13 June  6:30 – 10:00 pm

From Palmerston Park bandstand:

Ride to HAMBLE (pub stop) along NCN via Weston Shore & Victoria Country Park. NB A British Cycling guided ride for new and returning cyclists –

book on: www.letsride.co.uk/rides/southampton-to-hamble-5

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Friday 15 June 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

From: Guildhall Square (Mettricks)

Ride to EASTLEIGH via Riverside Park & cycle paths/quiet roads (refreshments at The Pavilion on the Park Blackbird Café). Return via North Baddesley.

A British Cycling guided ride – book on: www.letsride.co.uk/flemingpark

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Friday 15 June  6:30 – 10:00 pm

From: Riverside Park by Cobden Bridge

Ride to DURLEY (refreshments at Farmer’s Home Pub) via West End & Hedge End cycle paths and country lanes.

ACampaign ride – book on: www.letsride.co.uk/Durley

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Saturday 16 June 2:00 – 4:00 pm

From: Beside the ramp, Riverside Park

Relaxing RIVERSIDE Ride (circular route inc Woodmill, the Boardwalk & Northam Bridge)

All ages and abilities welcome, inc. new and returning cyclists with any bike in good working order! Children are welcome — please be aware that the route will be on roads as well as cycle lanes. A ride to support the Clean Air event in Bitterne Triangle – picnic/ street party opportunity before and afterwards.

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Sunday 17 June  11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Starting from: Guildhall Square

HSBC RIDE SOUTHAMPTON – roads are closed for this annual city ride, ideal for all the family.

Book Here: www.letsride.co.uk/Southampton

Visit the Campaign Stall in the City Parks.

** NB. Sat 30 June 10:00 pm  From Southampton Bargate: WILD NIGHT OUT ride to Netley. **

 

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