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Mayor Launches Bike Week & New Map

BikeWeekLaunchMedMaxWitney Mountain Bike Club, CTC Witney and the town’s Bicycle User Group gathered on Church Green this morning for the first day of Bike Week.

With a little help from Tiffany Hickman, Mayor and WitneyBUG member Harry Eaglestone officially opened Bike Week and celebrated the release of the new Green Travel Map.

26 riders including 6 year olds Tiffany and James O’Brian cycled to Aston Pottery for elevenses. According to Lewis Cox’s cycle computer the round trip measured 16.91 miles, lasted 2h09m and burnt 230 calories.

Bike Week lasts, err, all week, is free, is almost always accompanied by cake and can be attempted by anyone with a bike. It’s as easy as riding a bike.

Information Means Independence

StepFreeTubeMapClip-300x220Or does it? Nobby and I are going to Lee Valley Youth Hostel next week to check it and the surrounding area out in preparation for the Youth Hostel Weekend in April. We’re letting the train take the strain which will mean arriving at Paddington and departing from Liverpool Street. Usually I would ride across London to make the connection, however, I came across a new tube map yesterday which offers the possibility of a successful trip below the streets of the capital.

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