Diary

Friday 28 April 2017 - CCNB AGM [Local]

The AGM will be held at Friends Meeting House, 5 Lansdowne Road, Bedford, MK40 2BY at 7.30pm.

It will be preceded by a presentation on cycling by CCNB Chair , Peter Blakeman. Non-members and visitors are welcomed.

8 - 14 May 2017 - Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week [International/National]

See the International Road Safety website for full details of this international event. The Week will focus on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries. Speed contributes to around one-third of all fatal road traffic crashes in high-income countries, and up to half in low- and middle-income countries.

Saturday/Sunday 13/14 May 2017 - National Mills Weekend [Local/National]

This year's National Mills Weekend is Saturday/Sunday 13/14 May 2017

Mills open in the Bedford area which can be easily reached by bicycle are Stevington Windmill (appointment only), Bromham Watermill, Stotfold Watermill (not open this WE) and Jordan's Watermill.

All except Stevington Windmill have a cafe or tearoom attached.

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Friday 19 May 2017 - Bike to Work Day [National]

Bike To Work Day is a national event which aims to encourage people to use their bike to get to work, which saves energy, protects the environment, and helps you to keep fit.

Full information is available on the Bike to Work Day website.

Wednesday 7 - Sunday 11 June 2017 - The Women's UK Cycle Tour [National/International]

After the success of 2014s inaugural event which saw a stage finish in Bedford the fourth edition of The Women’s Tour will take place in June 2017. See the The Women's Tour website for full details of this international event.

10 - 18 June 2017 - National Bike Week [Local/National]

See the Bike Week website for full details of this national event.

Wednesday 21 June 2017 - CCNB's 'Longest Day' Bike Ride [Local]

This years 'Not Quite the Longest Day' bike ride jointly with CTC Beds (Cycling UK) is actually on the 'Longest Day' on Wednesday 21 June 2017 and will start from the Priory Park Visitor Centre at 6.30pm and as before proceed along Route 51 and the circular riverside route to Willington where we will take a short break before returning by the direct route.

1 July - 23 July 2017 - Tour de France [National/International]

With 2014's first three stages in England now a distant memory, the 2017 104th tour will start with three stages from Dusseldorf in Germany.

See the Tour de France website for full details of this international event.

Saturday 9 September 2017 - Bike 'n Hike [Local/National]

The annual Beds & Herts Historic Churches Trust sponsored ride for Charity.

Full information is available on their website.

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