Thursday, 16 March 2017

Lichfield Cycle Rides for All Launches Sunday 26th March

Cycle Rides for All is launching on Sunday 26 March with a three and a half mile Lichfield taster ride setting off from Beacon Park.

This event signals the start of free monthly cycle rides that take place towards the end of the month, from March to September.
Each month the group cycles to a new destination, including Fisherwick Lakes, Weeford and Packington Moor Farm, Chasewater, the National Memorial Arboretum and Fradley Junction.
The rides are graded from level 1, which are suitable for beginners, to level 4, which are for more experienced cyclists.
Anyone who wants to join the Lichfield taster ride should turn up with their bikes at Beacon Park in Lichfield on Sunday 26 March at 11am. This ride is graded level 1, which means it is suitable for all including beginners. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
To find out more, or to check whether a ride is taking place if the weather is uncertain, please call Freedom Cycles on 01543 411633 or Karl Sproston at Lichfield District Council on 01543 308846.
Cycle Rides for All is run in partnership by Lichfield District Council, Freedom Cycles and Lichfield ReCycle.
Programme of rides in 2017
26 March, Lichfield taster ride, meet at Beacon Park at 11am, 3.5 miles, level 1
• 23 April, Fisherwick Lakes, meet at Freedom Cycles at 10am, 8.5 miles, level 2
• 21 May, Tour de Lichfield, meet at Freedom Cycles at 10am, 9 miles, level 2/3
• 25 June, Weeford and Packington Moor, meet at Freedom Cycles at 10am, 23 miles, level 4
• 30 July, Chasewater taster ride, meet at Burntwood Leisure Centre at 11am, 6 miles, level 2
• 20 August, National Memorial Arboretum, meet at Freedom Cycles at 10am, 15 miles, level 3
• 17 September, Fradley Junction, meet at Freedom Cycles at 10am, 12 miles, level 2