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Newsletter June 2024

Southampton Cycling Campaign Newsletter – June 2024
Our Bike Week events are coming up – please share and please join us!

Kidical mass Sunday 10.30am: https://www.facebook.com/events/1125026342083805 

Sun noon picnic: https://www.facebook.com/events/813975113650821

Mon – our usual meeting – email membership@southamptoncyclingcampaign.org.uk to get link (not this email)

Tues 6pm ride: https://www.facebook.com/events/1576736006227752

Fri 6pm picnic: https://www.facebook.com/events/987862129729692

Sat 15th: Learn to Ride and bike skills

Sun 16th: 9.45 for 10am start: Cycle Campaign monthly bike ride to Braishfield 

Also see below for events at Monty’s, and our regular events.

Details are:

🚲 Sun 9 June: Kidical Mass Ride. Meet at 10.30 for 11am departure from Guildhall Square, and ending at the Hawthorns on the Common.

🚲 Sun 9 June: 12 noon: Social get-together for new members and those interested in the Southampton Cycle Campaign or local cycling issues – meet on the grass area opposite the Hawthorns Café on the Common. Bring picnic food and drink if you would like. Bring your bike too so we can go for a short ride together. The Hawthorns will be our fallback if it rains. 

🚲 Mon 10 June: at 7.30pm Our usual monthly campaign meeting.

🚲 Tues 11 June: 6pm: Ride to Hamble for a pub stop at The Victory. Meet at the Bandstand, Palmerston Park (or Southampton Sailing Club on Weston Shore 6.30 approx) and don’t forget to bring your lights! Leader: Hugh Davis

🚲 Fri 14 June: 6–7pm: Social get-together for new members and those interested in the Southampton Cycle Campaign or local cycling issues – meet on the grass area opposite the Hawthorns Café. Bring picnic food and drink if you would like. Bring your bike too so we can go for a short ride afterwards.

If the weather is bad we will decamp to Harbour Lights instead.

🚲 Sat 15 June: Learn to Ride and bike skills with Jez Hart at St James Park Summer Festival (10am – 2 pm)

🚲 Sun 16 June: 9.45 for 10am start: Cycle Campaign bike ride to Braishfield starting from the Chilworth roundabout at the top of the Avenue. Our regular family friendly rides take place on the 3rd Sunday of each month and are usually no more than 20 miles.

🚲 Also at Monty’s Bike Hub, Stanford Court, Scout HQ, Sullivan Rd, SO19 OQX 

https://montysbikehub.org

Mon: Toddler’s bikes

Tues: Adult social ride

Weds: Adult bike workshop 6-8pm

Thurs: Ladies ride

Thurs: Youth bike workshop

Fri: Pump track

Do ask if any questions, using membership@southamptoncyclingcampaign.org.uk NOT replying to this.

Thank you for reading, and hope you can join us soon.PS
Repeated Cycle Campaign info:

  • Members are able to join our secure email list once you have attended a meeting, or if that is an issue an active member can vouch for you.
  • Before your first meeting, please email membership@southamptoncyclingcampaign.org.uk to get the zoom link.
  • Do forward this newsletter to others who may be interested in joining, as we’d love to gain more members.
  • If you didn’t get this directly from us, see www.southamptoncyclingcampaign.org.uk/joinus-2/   to join for free.
  • You can join a working group, whose coordinators communicate with the SCC officer who is coordinating the scheme/route.  After each meeting we send a list of non-scheme-specific queries to Greg at SCC (Senior Transport Planner, Green City and Infrastructure). We’re constantly working on new lists and updates – so please do come along to our next zoom meeting and listen in or join a working group.
  • If you’re on twitter please share: @SotonCycling   If you’re on fb please share: www.facebook.com/SotonCycling
  • If you don’t want to hear from us again, please email asking to be removed from the list.  On the other hand, if you’d like to get more involved, please come along to our next meeting or contact us!  Thanks!