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On your bike for two days of Cycling Fun

Published Wednesday, 26 June 2013

Residents are being urged to brush off their bikes and get ready for a two fantastic days of cycling to take place during July.

Bike Ride
Sunday 14th July, Forty Hall & Estate
Meet 10am for bike checks, set off at 10:30am - Ride is 2.5 hrs with stops for rest/refreshments

Cycling Fun Day
11am - 4pm, Sunday 28th July
Forty Hall & Estate
Forty Hall Park, Forty Hill, Enfield EN2 9HA 

On the 14th July there is a great family bike ride that everyone can turn up and enjoy.

On the 28th there is a Cycling Fun Day, again held at Forty Hall Park, that has something for everyone, from novice to professional cyclist, and includes:
•    Free cycle checks with Dr Bike
•    Try cycling session
•    Family friendly bike ride (Meet 11am set off at 11:30am)
•    Cycling advice and information
•    Cargo bike rides for children                

The Fun Day also presents a once in a lifetime chance to meet Stan Chamberlaine, redesigner of the Raleigh Chopper bike and a display of bikes from his personal collection, this marks the start of a new partnership between Forty Hall and the Whitewebbs Transport Museum.  Watch this space for a big exhibition of bicycles at the Hall in partnership with Whitewebbs Transport Museum in September.

Cllr Chris Bond, Enfield Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment said “These events are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate cycling in the borough.

“Not only have we got a whole range of great ‘cycling themed’ activities for all ages and proficiencies but on the Cycling Fun Day we are also very lucky to have Stan Chamberlaine, redesigner of the Raleigh Chopper bike, and his fine collection with us.

“There is also a family bike ride starting at 11am which everyone can join in, Dr Bike sessions for bike checks and all kinds of cycling advice and much more.

“These are two events that everyone, whether newcomers to cycling or regular cycle commuters, cannot afford to miss.”


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