Summer of Cycling – The Storyline

It’s October, the Summer of Cycling is finished. That’s not to say cycling is! We’ve written up a report on our involvement, how our cycling members and how their bike buddies got on. Read about their stories here. It’s not complete plain sailing… Eager as we are, we are also throwing together a press release. It will be posted under menu Press Thanks to the Summer of Cycling team, its organisations and groups. It’s been a rollercoaster journey this summer. The stories speak for themselves. And of course the journey to a cycle-friendly Newcastle, Tyne and Wear and Britain does[…]

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Summer of Cycling – tell us your story

Remember this? Youtube link http://youtu.be/ipHEHayNK5c So how did it go? Give us your story of finding a bike buddy. Or maybe your bike buddy would like to tell theirs. We are after some quick soundbites of your recent cycling experience. Couple of sentences will do. Be as nice or a critical as you like. Some pointers… – What’s the obstacles? Or was it easy? – What did the first ride feel like? – Will you keep riding? Your story may even be published on this website, and we are also collating a summary for summerofcycling.net. Of course your comment can[…]

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Bike buddy nomination form

As a Tyneside cyclist, simply fill in this online form http://surveymonkey.com/s/3N86GD8 or contact us on https://newcycling.org/contact. We have made it really easy for you cyclists to sign up your ‘Summer of Cycling’ bike buddy with us. Your bike buddy could be anyone from a family member or a friend, to a work colleague or a councillor. And here’s how it works: 1. You nominate a cycle buddy to the Newcastle Cycling Campaign (closing 30 April) 2. Campaign will contact your buddy to complete a baseline questionnaire 3. After the ‘Summer of Cycling’ the Campaign will gather feedback from all buddies[…]

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Sign-up to the Summer of Cycling – press release

31.03.2012 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Summer of Cycling was launched at Parliament on 14 March 2012. The simple aim is to double the amount of people cycling. It’s now for local groups and people to make it happen. The Newcastle Cycling Campaign is asking all local cyclists to get a family member, a friend, a work colleague or a councillor involved in cycling, and has created an easy bike buddy sign-up form. Katja Leyendecker, initiative organiser and recently re-elected chair of the Newcastle Cycling Campaign, elaborates: “Today we launch our bid to turn the next six months[…]

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Summer of Cycling – bikebiz

BikeBiz [html] http://www.bikebiz.com/news/read/summer-of-cycling-launched-at-parliamentary-reception/012749 Don’t miss out on the video (embedded in article). Go to 7 mins in and… do these look familiar? [youtube] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vracovyb9Pw&

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