July’s cycle ride for all

Everyone’s invited to get on their bike and join a taster cycle ride around Beacon Park and beyond on Sunday 27 July 2014.

The partnership behind the series of monthly rides, Cycle Rides For All, is once again inviting keen cyclists to get on their bike for July’s ride.

This month’s offering is a taster ride that will set off from Beacon Park on Sunday 27 July at 11am. The 3.5 mile ride is a great opportunity to see what group cycling is all about. This ride has been given a difficulty rating of level 1, which means it’s suitable for all.

Councillor Andy Smith, Lichfield District Council’s Cabinet Member for Leisure & Parks, said: “This ride is aimed at all abilities and is the perfect way to try a group cycle ride, as it’s quite a short one. We’re always keen to encourage more people to get on their bikes and take part in this healthy and fun activity.”

To join in this free cycle ride, simply bring your bike to the Swinfen Broun Pavilion in the centre of Beacon Park, at 11am on Sunday 27 July. 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.

The Cycle Ride for All 2014 programme is available from Freedom Cycles, Beacon Park’s Ranger Station and Lichfield District Council’s Frog Lane offices. Details of upcoming rides can also be found online at www.lichfielddc.gov.uk/cyclerides.

Cycle Rides for All is run in partnership by Lichfield District Council, Freedom Cycles, Bromford Living, North Lichfield Initiative and Lichfield City Council.