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Brompton Cycle Ride to the Seaside: Saturday 19th October

Sustainable Crediton are promoting a cycle ride from Exeter along the Exe Estuary Trail, next Saturday 19th October, promoting the availability of folding-bikes for hire from Exeter St Davids. Further details at http://tinyurl.com/searide

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All is not lost regarding the Teign cycle path!  In the near future there will be a demonstration at County Hall in Exeter. The plan is to meet on bikes at Countess Wear and cycle to County Hall.

Please pass on this message to all cyclists, walkers, ramblers and anyone else who is keen for this project to go ahead.  It would be lovely to see Teignmouth traders join us as they stand to gain increased trade from the cycle path. 

Watch this space for time and date. 

Now is the time for action!

Bike Week 15th – 23rd June

Bike Week, the UK’s biggest mass participation cycling event, takes place between 15 – 23 June. 

Bike Week events offer something for everyone; from families, schools and companies, to seasoned cyclists and those who have never cycled before.

2012 saw almost half a million people taking part in the celebrations of cycling across the UK. This year, Bike Week is asking the nation to dig out their bikes, get back on the saddle and fall in love with cycling all over again!

http://www.bikeweek.org.uk/

Electric Bikes

Ever wanted to be GREEN, EcoFriendly and FIT at the same time?

Well here is your chance to be all that … try out an ELECTRIC BIKE … it will change how you feel about tackling all those hills around us and maybe change your life..!

Local resident, artist and electric bike convert MEI LIM has procured a demo and mates rates (if you decide to buy one – no pressure – on the day or later ) … next weekend from 22-24 March 2013… on your doorstep … in Shaldon. Please contact her to register interest as well as to book a time slot … she expects a lot of interest.

EBikes are:

• economic – less than 10 pence of electricity for a 40 mile journey
• ecologically sound and fun
• with little effort you can float up hills and let the motor pull you along when you are   tired, but you still get the exercise.

22-24 March between the 10am and 5pm they will have several bicycles for you to look at and try.

Along with a trial ride … special prices just for you on that day to put a smile on your face

BOOK now:

01626 873600 / 07720 943777            

or email: lim16@btinternet.com

New cycle bridge in Newton Abbot

A new bridge for cyclists and pedestrians is being erected in Newton Abbot at the Town Quay. This will form a link for cyclists between Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton but will also be a link in the route to Teignmouth. Further details and a photo here.

Teign Estuary Transition at the cycle race events

Some pictures taken at the cycle race events:

Mike at the Sunday race event

Mike, Fran and Tom at the Tour of Britain race

Mike, Fran and Helen at the Tour of Britain race