The National Cycle Network will be officially opened on Wednesday 21st June in Birmingham. The Longest Ride, when the whole Network is ridden in one day, will take place on the same day. From Thursday 22nd until Sunday 25th June Cyclethon events will take place across the UK.
Information on the celebrations for the opening of the National Cycle Network, Ride the Net and Cyclethon, is available by calling the Sustrans Public Information line on Tel: 0117 929 0888 or by visiting www.ridethenet.co.uk. However, to get the true local flavour of events happening in your area you should get in touch with one of the regional Ride the Net organisers listed below.
Ride the Net and The Cyclethon also link in to the Millennium Festival of Cycling, co-ordinated by the CTC - Cyclists Touring Club June 17th 25th 2000. This is National Bike Week 2000. For details on how you can get your business involved locally contact Conrad Haigh on tel: 01483 417 217 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ACT have pledged support for the Dr. Bike Day this year and CoBR members will be helping cyclists in the run up to the Millennium Festival of Cycling.
Check out www.cyclesource.co.uk and www.cobr.co.uk.
RIDE THE NET CO-ORDINATORS
Tel/Fax 01505 614 302
Tel/Fax 028 71 289623
Tel: 029 20 756 895
Lancs, Cumbria, and the NE
Tel/Fax 017684 84632
Mary Crowder, Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Derbyshire,
Tel 0114 255 3395
Northants, Rutland, Leices, Lincs, Notts, Bedford,
Mid Beds, Milton Keynes
Tel 0115 9480829
West Mids, Warks, Worcs, Herefordshire, Shropshire,
Tel: 0121447 700, Fax 0121 447 7701
Tel 020 7928 6112
Sussex, Kents, Hants, Isle of Wight, Oxon, Berks, Surrey, Bucks, Bristol and Bath
Tel 0117 915 0107
Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Cambs, Herts, Lincs
Tel: 01502 714 661
Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Glos, Wilts
Tel: 01249 653992, Fax 01249 462 386