Emma Metcalfe Commemorative Cycle Ride – 2 April 2023

Sunday 2 April 2023

Meet from 10.30 at the Vat and Fiddle pub, 12 Queensbridge Rd, Nottingham NG2 1NB

Ride leaves at 11am

Pedals, Nottingham’s Cycle Campaign group, is hosting a free cycle ride to celebrate the recently completed cycling infrastructure in Nottingham, and to commemorate past Pedals secretary and cycle campaigner Emma Metcalfe, who sadly died before seeing it.

The route will introduce cyclists to some of this network of mainly traffic- free cycle paths around the city and out to Colwick Country Park for refreshments.
Please bring your own picnic and/or buy a drink from Wired on Wheels coffee kiosk.

On return to the Vat and Fiddle you’re welcome to join us for a drink and a social!
We hope to see you there to celebrate cycling in Nottingham!

The route

Start at the Vat and Fiddle pub- Queen’s Drive- Robin Hood way-Birdcage Walk- Lenton Lane-Abbey Bridge-Castle Boulevard-Canal St.- BBC roundabout-City Link-Sneinton Greenway- Racecourse Rd.-new multi-user cycle paths round Colwick Country Park.

Return: along the other side of West Lake and back to Racecourse Road. Left to take Waterside Way and then the new section of path by the river towards Trent Basin. Right onto Trent Lane, over Daleside Road at the crossing, left along the cycle path along Daleside Road onto Manvers Street before crossing over to City Link. Take the path to the left, over London Road at the crossing and along Station Street back to the Vat and Fiddle.

Various points of interest, such as where the new foot-cycle bridge will be made, and other useful cycle-user information will be highlighted during the ride. At the picnic stop there will be brief introduction about Pedals and how to become a supporter.

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