Category Archives: Riding for fun

Dynamo AGM – Tuesday 31 October

Do you cycle in Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth, Heysham, Galgate and/or all points inbetween? Then come to the Dynamo AGM and find out more about local everyday cycling. This is a round-up of the year and a look-ahead to the next one, … Continue reading

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Morecambe Bay Cycle Way

Finally Patricia has cycled (most of the) 81-mile Morecambe Bay Cycle Way, which runs from Walney Island to Glasson Dock and gives her verdict below. (Map here.) With a surprisingly laden bike for just an overnight stop, I caught the 07.33 train from Lancaster to … Continue reading

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Vintage by the Sea bike ride – Saturday 3 September

Once again, Vintage by the Sea is organising a bike ride on Saturday 3 September.  Register at http://www.sustrans.org.uk/events/vintage-bike-ride-sea-morecambe.

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Cycle touring festival – 27-30 May 2016 at Clitheroe

At Waddow Hall, Clitheroe.  All details on their website. Speakers include: Stephen Lord, the original author of the Adventure Cycle Touring Handbook Neil & Harriet Pike, Andean adventurers and current authors of the ACTH Kate Rawles, enthusiast of journeys with a … Continue reading

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A proper hill climb!

Kalamata, Greece, 11 o’clock this morning – the start of a cycle race up the Taygetos mountains.  Thirty-four kilometres of uphill from the port of Kalamata towards Sparta.  I decided against joining in – my Brompton didn’t quite fit the … Continue reading

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Carnforth Cycle Museum

Popping into Dyno Start in Carnforth today, I discovered that they have a small cycle museum upstairs.  You can take a virtual tour or – for that authentic bike shop smell –  visit it on the A6 main road just north … Continue reading

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“Eat, sleep, cycle” book tour event – Tuesday 15 September, Lancaster

Anna Hughes, author of “Eat, Sleep, Cycle: a bike ride around the coast of Britain”, will be in Lancaster on Tuesday 15 September. She will be reading from her book about her 4,000-mile cycle ride at the Robert Gillow, 64 … Continue reading

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