CLEAR Buckhaven Autumn Cycling Events

CLEAR  Buckhaven host a weekly cycling event, alternating between a led ride and a bike repair session. These events are free to attend, so just turn up and enjoy some autumn cycling or give your bike some TLC.

Dates for your diary –

Email CLEAR Buckhaven for more details ( clearfife@aol.com ) or check their Facebook page. 

Schoolfest Leven WoW Launch Saturday 7th September

Mountfleurie, St Agatha’s and Parkhill primary schools in Leven are hosting Schoolfest this Saturday 7th September in the grounds of St Agatha’s. They are promising a fantastic family fun day, and all are welcome to this free event.

Living Streets WoW programme will be launched and Bikeability will be there with the smoothie bike, so look out for us there!

 

North Fife Cycling – Survey about Safer Cycling between Newport and Wormit and that part of the ‘Tay Coast Loop’

North Fife Cycling have been asked to contribute comments to a discussion about cycling safety along the coast road between Newport and Wormit.

Whether you cycle this as local active travel and commuting, for health and enjoyment or this is part of a longer cycle trip around North Fife and the  ‘Tay Loop’ your quick comments will be very welcome.

Please reply before noon on Wednesday 4th September – I will look at comments received then for a meeting the next day.

After that date if you still fill in this survey it will still be helpful for gathering a wider range of views.

 

Full survey  https://forms.gle/kuA92C2Z2oLpZpYb7

this gives us the fullest range of comments

Short survey https://forms.gle/eJe72DvasGmTvfRV7

this may be a version easier to use if you are reading this on a mobile phone

 

Thank you!

Making Cycling Mainstream courses

Transition St Andrews are hosting free courses from Cycling Scotland to help make cycling mainstream with a structured programme of CPD accredited learning.

Link to the Cycling Scotland website – https://www.cycling.scot/our-programmes/training/making-cycling-mainstream

https://www.cyclinghub.scot/class-details/5617

https://www.cyclinghub.scot/class-details/5619

Dates for the first courses are –

Planning & Design (Foundation) September 17th (12-3pm)

Behaviour Change (Foundation) September 30th (12-3pm)

 

Contact Andrea Haveshaw by email if you would like to attend – aeah@st-andrews.ac.uk

WOMEN’S TOUR OF SCOTLAND – CYCLE RACE 9th August 2019

Friday 9th August 2019 will see Fife welcome the Inaugural Women’s Tour of Scotland.     The first stage of the route starts in Dundee and will weave through Fife ending in Pittencreiff Park where it is expected to arrive between 2:45-3:30pm.

See here for the route – https://womenstourofscotland.com/route/stage-1/

THE FIRST EVER WOMEN’S TOUR OF SCOTLAND is set to be an outstanding world class permanent UCI calendar professional race fixture. The three day, three stage race will be contested by many of the top women’s teams in the world – plus the cream of Great Britain and Scotland’s female cycling talent.
They will be celebrating cycling over three days in five cities, and scores of towns and villages along the 350km route.

With an anticipated 100,000 spectators, the Tour will attract visitors, fans and cycling enthusiasts from across the UK, Europe and worldwide.

There will be a carnival atmosphere at each stage start and finish with family friendly activation zones, culminating on Sunday 11th August in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park.

 

E Bike Demo Session at Tentsmuir 14th June

Fife Cycle Centre are hosting an E-Bike demo day on Friday 14th June, 4pm to 6pm at Tentsmuir Forest.

We are holding an e-bike demo afternoon at Tentsmuir Forest car park next Friday between 4-6pm. 

There will be a wide selection of electric bikes available for you to demo free of charge. You can get your leg over e-road / e-mountain / e-hybrid and take them through their paces through the forest and on the roads. It’s a great opportunity for a prospective buyer to get a real feel of how e-bikes work and all the benefits they bring. Also existing owners may want to demo the latest tech! 

Everyone is welcome – will be a good laugh and a good chance to ride some really cool bikes. 

Dirt Crit series at Fife Cycle Park

Well done to our P5-7 cyclists who took part in round 2 of the Dirt Crit Series at Fife Cycle Park on Tuesday 21st May. They clocked in some great times and were a credit to their schools.

Over 80 pupils from Fife participated in the 2019 Primary School Dirt Crit Series organised by Active Schools Coordinators, Senior Outdoor Education Instructor Allan Dunlop and Lochore Meadows staff and Fife Cycle Park staff. The aim of the series was to increase opportunities to take part in competitive outdoor cycling while raising awareness of links to local community clubs and sessions.

Our Bikeability Coordinator Shealagh attended along with Cycle Fife to help raise the profile of Bikeability and get more people involved.

Bikeability and Cycle Fife staff at the Dirt Crit at Fife Cycle park