Lambeth cyclists offered coffee, doughnuts and bike repairs

Lambeth Cyclists' Bike Breakfast on www.lambethcyclists.org.uk

On Tuesday morning cyclists passing along Brixton Road were offered coffee, tea and doughnuts  by Lambeth Cyclists, the Lambeth branch of the London Cycling Campaign.

In addition to the refreshments cyclists were offered bike repairs and advice from cycle mechanics as well as cycling information.

The event was staged to inform cyclists about Bike Week events scheduled to take place in Lambeth from Saturday 18 to Sunday 26 June 2011.

Details of the programme of events are given below – all events are open to everyone; just turn up and cycle away!


Bike Week 2011 events in Lambeth
Saturday 18 June 11am Leisurely ride to Richmond Park
A leisurely ride along the riverside from Clapham to Richmond Park followed by lunch at Pembroke Lodge.
Meet 11am at the Bandstand on Clapham Common


Sunday 19 June 1pm Incredible edible Lambeth ride followed by barbecue
Join us for a ride around the borough sourcing local foods and visiting key food growing projects followed by a barbecue in Myatts Fields Park.
The ride will set off from Myatts Fields Park and the barbecue will be held nearby from approximately 5pm onwards.
Meet 1pm at the entrance to Myatts Fields Park, corner of Knatchbull Road and Calais Street, SE5 or contact Luke Evans (lseevans@yahoo.co.uk/ 07973 786015) for details of the barbecue.


Tuesday 21 June 7:30pm Lambeth Cyclists meeting
Our regular meeting upstairs at the Priory Arms, Lansdowne Way, Stockwell.

Wednesday 22 June 7:30pm South London Bike Film Club film night
Come and watch fascinating cycling related film Beijing Bicycle, about a seventeen year old country boy working in Beijing who gets his bike stolen
7:30pm upstairs in the Ruby Lounge, Vauxhall Griffin pub, 8 Wyvil Road, SW8 please email slbafc@gmail.com to confirm attendance

Saturday 25 June 10:30am (TBC) Lambeth Cyclists architecture ride: Norman Shaw
Join us for a day long look at the architecture of Norman Shaw including Bedford Park, Britain’s first garden suburb, in West London, New Scotland Yard in Westminster and many other buildings around central London.
Details of the ride and the starting point to be confirmed - look out on our website nearer the time.

Sunday 26 June all day Bike the Borough
We are working with Lambeth on this fantastic all day ride event to round off Bike Week. Pick up a passport from one of four vibrant hubs and navigate the route around the sites of Lambeth on foot or by bike collecting stamps along the way and spotting the specially placed bikes to win prizes. Absolutely everybody is welcome and can ride with colleagues, family or friends, for fun or for charity. More information at www.biketheborough.co.uk.
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