Category Archives: Riding for fun

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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More events to mark opening of Morecambe Bay cycle way

As well as the inaugural ride (see post below), Sustrans/Morecambe Bay Partnership are also organising two family-friendly events for Sunday 14 June: 1.   A celebration event at Glasson Dock on Sunday 14 June from 1.30-5.00 p.m. – a mini-festival, with … Continue reading

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Inaugural Morecambe Bay Cycle Way ride – 11-14 June

Morecambe Bay Partnership and Sustrans are celebrating the opening of the Bay Cycle Way by organising a ride of the entire route.  This starts on Thursday 11 June from Walney and ends on Sunday 14 June at Glasson Dock. There will … Continue reading

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