13 08 Cyclox Circular

Cyclox Circular August 2013

Forthcoming events

Following in the wheels of Lord Nuffield

Sunday, 8th September at 10am

On the 50th anniversary of the death of Lord Nuffield, Cyclox is offering a gently-paced 10 mile bike ride for Cyclox members and their families and friends. This will include several brief stops for information at points of interest relating to the life and work of Lord Nuffield.
Meet Broad Street, Oxford (outside Oxford Campus Stores).  Ride ends at Nuffield College at approx 1200 followed by a pub lunch, for those who would like to.

Please pump up tyres before setting out. We advise that you carry a spare inner tube for your particular size of wheel in
case of punctures.

Cyclox will also be offering this ride during Oxford Open Doors on Sunday 15th – see the Oxford Preservation Trust website for details.

Cyclox public meeting

Thursday, 19th September at 7.30 p.m,

St Michaels in the Northgate, Cornmarket St

David Early and colleagues from the Planning & Transport Policy Service will talk about the Headington cycle hire scheme.  Bainton Bikes managers Kevin and Honour will be talking too and will bring one or two  of the (high tech) bikes along. All welcome, free entry, refreshments.

Cyclox public meeting

Thursday, 17th October at 7.30 p.m,

St Michaels in the Northgate, Cornmarket St

Matt Blake is coming to talk about his cycle trip around the world.  He has just cycled across America, too.  Come along and be inspired.

All change at the Plain

Date to be confirmed – Since City Deal funding has been approved Cyclox will arrange a further meeting to get your views on how best to improve things for cyclists at the Plain. More details soon. See http://www.bikebiz.com/news/read/prime-minister-to-unveil-new-funding-for-cycling/015226

Cyclenation Conference

Bookings are now open for the joint Cyclenation/CTC/Leeds Cycle Campaign annual conference, 5th October.

Please visit http://www.leedscyclingcampaign.co.uk/?q=conference for information and booking details. As usual, there may be other Cyclox members wanting to attend so let us know if you want to join in.

Why can’t women race in the Tour de France?

A petition has been set up to ask that there is a parallel race for women at the same time as he classic race.  http://www.change.org/petitions/aso-amaury-sports-organization-allow-female-professional-cycling-teams-to-race-the-tour-de-france

 

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