08/02/06: FULL PROGRAMME AVAILABLE
The programme for the day's events is now available as a download from here. There will be printed copies available on the day.
30/01/06: YOGA FOR CYCLING
We are proud to announce that Karen Burt, inventor of Yoga for Cycling and author of the monthly column in Cycling Plus has agreed to run our Yoga for Cycling session at Love Yr Bike.
25/01/06: CYCLING CINEMA PARTNER
The Love Yr Bike Cycling Cinema will now be presented in association with Resonance FM. The film list will be available soon.
25/01/06: CROYDON MAYOR TO VISIT LYB
Maggie Mansell, current Mayor of Croydon, will visit Love Yr Bike at midday to welcome the feeder ride coming in from the Great Wheelers club, the school cycle club of St James The Great in Norbury.
24/01/06: DE VER SPONSOR LYB
De Ver Cycles have agreed to sponsor the Cycle Clothing Open Forum and will be supplying items of clothing to use in the talks and demonstrations. Welcome aboard guys!
24/01/06: SUSTRANS RANGERS
Look out for the Sustrans Rangers. They'll be wearing their fluorescent tabards and will be able to tell you all about being a Ranger and what they do.
24/01/06: NO KINGSTON RIDE
Kingston Cycling Campaign are not able to provide a feeder ride down. Anyone fancy leading one? Let us know. The rides all arrive in time for the free lunch!
18/01/06: MEET THE CYCLING POLICE
The Pollards Hill PCSO's will be down on their bikes and will talk about the training they receive and what's in their panniers!
18/01/06: CYCLE THEFT SLIDESHOW
The Safer Merton team have an amazing slideshow of statistics for cycle theft in Merton. Watching it will help you make an informed decision on how to keep your bike safe. It will be followed by a series of slides of bikes in Camden that have been badly locked and explanations of why they are vulnerable. Merton Police's Crime Reduction Officer will be on hand to answer questions. 12:45 in the Cycling Cinema room.
18/01/06: LAMBETH FEEDER RIDE
Lambeth Cyclists will be riding down to Love Yr Bike. Meet at 10am outside the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton. Led by Philip
11/01/06: CROYDON FEEDER RIDE
Meet the Croydon Cycling Campaign at 10am outside the Clocktower in the City Centre or at 10:15 at Waddon Ponds Mill Lane entrance for a ride down to the event. Led by Jim
10/01/06: HAVE A GO ON A BIKE BLENDER
Pedal your own smoothies with Frooting's bicycle-powered blender. Pop the ingredients in the blender, sit on the specially adapted bike, spin the pedals and then drink the resulting smoothie!
10/01/06: WHEEL BUILDING
Watch a bicycle wheel being constructed. Carshalton wheel builder Ian McCormick will answer questions and demonstrate the techniques required to hand build your own wheels.
07/01/06: FEEDER RIDES
The following bike rides down to Love Yr Bike have been confirmed:
9am Southwark Needle (south end London Bridge). Barry 07905 889005
10am Greenwich - Cutty Sark Gardens. Barry 07905 889005
10am Beddington Park Cafe. Clive 020 8647 0766
10am Clapham Junction main ticket office. Claire 07949 622778
If you'd like to organise a ride down, please drop us a line so it can be included. Details of the ride from Croydon will be added soon. There is a secure courtyard to park your bike in.
07/01/06: RESONANCE FM
Jack Thurston from the Bike Show on Resonance FM will be coming down to cover the event for the next series.
07/01/06: MORE GIVEAWAYS!
We've just had an email from Snax Industries offering us one of their t-shirts for a competition prize. Neat!
06/01/06: NO POSTCODE STAMPING
The police tell us that they no longer do postcode stamping. We're trying to get some Smart Water instead. They'll still be there to talk about preventing bike theft and offering advice on keeping your bike safe.