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Newbury Tandem Challenge 24 May

Newbury Tandem Challenge 24 May with Berkshire Vision
Venue:
Victoria Park, Park Way, Newbury RG14 1DJ
Time:
10.00 am training - Event starts 11.00 am
Phone:
0118 987 2803
Date:
24th May 2020
Cost:
£25


Welcome to the Newbury Tandem Challenge with Berkshire vision!

  • Do you like to Cycle?
  • Have you ever ridden a Tandem Cycle?
  • Or do you just want to have fun and support your
    local community?
  • Berkshire Vision is hosting The Newbury Tandem Challenge this year, at Victoria Park in Newbury.

The Newbury Tandem Challenge is a fun competition for both individuals and businesses.

You don’t need to have any experience of tandem cycling, as we offer training for you and your team, on the day. The Challenge involves a 10k cycle ride across the Park, collecting 3 items that will be hidden, on the route.  Additionally, the stoker (person in the back) will be blindfolded.

Event Details:

Date: 24th May 2020  Time: 10.00 am (special training session:) Event 11.00 am

Venue: Victoria Park, Park Way, Newbury RG14 1DJ  Cost: £25

The Challenge costs £25 per person and does not include the bike and we ask each participant to get ‘sponsored per mile’.

Contact: please do not hesitate to call us to 0118 987 2803, or email us on fundraising@berkshirevision.org

To register, sign up here.

website link: https://berkshirevision.org.uk

If you are representing a company, you 10:00 am with a special training session can dress up and wear your company logo on your shirts.

The Winners will be presented with the Berkshire Vision Newbury Tandem Challenge Trophy and we’ll be publishing the final leaderboard of results on our website.

If you require a tandem bike and have a disability, you can get one for free with Charlotte’s Tandem. Go to their website and complete their form and they will contact you.

If you do not have a bike, we can help you hire one.

Contact: please do not hesitate to call us to 0118 987 2803, or email us on fundraising@berkshirevision.org

If you are representing a business or a corporate, we are offering 5 bikes for the first five businesses who join this challenge. Get in contact with us to find out about availability.

On the day, we will have music, food and artists performing. So, come and have a wicked Sunday with your family. Your participation will help our charity to support the services for blind and partially sighted children and adults in your local community,

You can pay for the challenge in the following bank account.

Please use CHALLENGE as the reference.

Berkshire County Blind society

Business Current Account

Nat West

Sort code: 601721

Account number:90292189

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us to 0118 987 2803, or email us on fundraising@berkshirevision.org

 

Up Coming Tandem Cycling – MSSC

Tandem Cycling with Merton Sports and Social Club for VI People

Tandem Cycling with MSSC until end of March 2020

Merton Sports and Social Club for Visually Impaired People (MSSC) has been organising tandem cycle rides for over thirty years from its base in Colliers Wood.  The club has a fleet of tandem bicycles and pairs up sighted front riders with visually impaired back riders for regular outings.

Tandem Cycling (contact: cycling@mssc.org.uk)

All rides start at the Guardian Centre
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX

DATE               START        ELEVENSES                         DIFFICULTY     MILES           LEADER

15-Feb-20     8.30 am    Flittons Nursery                 Easy                  15                  Richard J

15-Feb-20     8.30 am      Flittons Nursery               Moderate        25                  Dave

29-Feb-20    10.00 am    Have-a-go workshop                                                        Terry
1-Mar-20      8.30 am      All Saints Coffee Shop     Easy-ish         27                   Richard H

1-Mar-20      8.30 am     Bockets Farm                     Moderate        35                   Dominic
21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Easy                   15                   Richard J
21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Moderate         25                   Dave

4 to 5 Jul-20                     Cycling and Walking weekend to Holmbury St Mary

Email: cycling@mssc.org.uk if interested

The rides are short and long to various destinations, and always include a stop at a café or a pub.  Whether it be along quiet country lanes or following the Wandle trail, the atmosphere is convivial and enjoyed by all.  It’s a great way to have fun and keep fit.  New members are always welcome, regardless of ability or experience.

MSSC  runs regular ‘Have a Go” workshops for anyone who is keen to learn how to ride a tandem, either as a back rider (stoker) or a front rider (pilot).   Stokers can try riding a tandem with an experienced cyclist and practise their pedalling technique, while pilots can learn the basics of handling a tandem and how to interact and communicate with visually impaired stokers.

 

Up Coming Tandem Cycling – MSSC

Tandem Cycling with Merton Sports and Social Club for VI People
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX
Time:
8.30 am - TBC
Phone:
Date:
21st March 2020
Cost:
email contact to confirm


Tandem Cycling with MSSC until end of March 2020

Merton Sports and Social Club for Visually Impaired People (MSSC) has been organising tandem cycle rides for over thirty years from its base in Colliers Wood.  The club has a fleet of tandem bicycles and pairs up sighted front riders with visually impaired back riders for regular outings.

Tandem Cycling (contact: cycling@mssc.org.uk)

All rides start at the Guardian Centre
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX

DATE               START        ELEVENSES                         DIFFICULTY     MILES           LEADER

21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Easy                   15                   Richard J
21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Moderate         25                   Dave

4 to 5 Jul-20                     Cycling and Walking weekend to Holmbury St Mary

Email: cycling@mssc.org.uk if interested

The rides are short and long to various destinations, and always include a stop at a café or a pub.  Whether it be along quiet country lanes or following the Wandle trail, the atmosphere is convivial and enjoyed by all.  It’s a great way to have fun and keep fit.  New members are always welcome, regardless of ability or experience.

MSSC  runs regular ‘Have a Go” workshops for anyone who is keen to learn how to ride a tandem, either as a back rider (stoker) or a front rider (pilot).   Stokers can try riding a tandem with an experienced cyclist and practise their pedalling technique, while pilots can learn the basics of handling a tandem and how to interact and communicate with visually impaired stokers.

 

Up Coming Tandem Cycling – MSSC

Tandem Cycling with Merton Sports and Social Club for VI People
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX
Time:
8.30 am - TBC
Phone:
Date:
01st March 2020
Cost:
email contact to confirm


Tandem Cycling with MSSC until end of March 2020

Merton Sports and Social Club for Visually Impaired People (MSSC) has been organising tandem cycle rides for over thirty years from its base in Colliers Wood.  The club has a fleet of tandem bicycles and pairs up sighted front riders with visually impaired back riders for regular outings.

Tandem Cycling (contact: cycling@mssc.org.uk)

All rides start at the Guardian Centre
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX

DATE               START        ELEVENSES                         DIFFICULTY     MILES           LEADER

1-Mar-20      8.30 am      All Saints Coffee Shop     Easy-ish         27                   Richard H
1-Mar-20      8.30 am     Bockets Farm                     Moderate        35                   Dominic

21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Easy                   15                   Richard J
21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Moderate         25                   Dave

4 to 5 Jul-20                     Cycling and Walking weekend to Holmbury St Mary

Email: cycling@mssc.org.uk if interested

The rides are short and long to various destinations, and always include a stop at a café or a pub.  Whether it be along quiet country lanes or following the Wandle trail, the atmosphere is convivial and enjoyed by all.  It’s a great way to have fun and keep fit.  New members are always welcome, regardless of ability or experience.

MSSC  runs regular ‘Have a Go” workshops for anyone who is keen to learn how to ride a tandem, either as a back rider (stoker) or a front rider (pilot).   Stokers can try riding a tandem with an experienced cyclist and practise their pedalling technique, while pilots can learn the basics of handling a tandem and how to interact and communicate with visually impaired stokers.

 

Up Coming Tandem Cycling – MSSC

Tandem Cycling with Merton Sports and Social Club for VI People
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX
Time:
8.30 am - TBC
Phone:
Date:
15th February 2020
Cost:
email contact to confirm


Tandem Cycling with MSSC until end of March 2020

Merton Sports and Social Club for Visually Impaired People (MSSC) has been organising tandem cycle rides for over thirty years from its base in Colliers Wood.  The club has a fleet of tandem bicycles and pairs up sighted front riders with visually impaired back riders for regular outings.

Tandem Cycling (contact: cycling@mssc.org.uk)

All rides start at the Guardian Centre
Venue:
At the rear of the Guardian Centre, 67 Clarendon Road SW19 2DX

DATE               START        ELEVENSES                         DIFFICULTY     MILES           LEADER

15-Feb-20     8.30 am    Flittons Nursery                 Easy                  15                  Richard J

15-Feb-20     8.30 am      Flittons Nursery               Moderate        25                  Dave

29-Feb-20    10.00 am    Have-a-go workshop                                                        Terry
1-Mar-20      8.30 am      All Saints Coffee Shop     Easy-ish         27                   Richard H

1-Mar-20      8.30 am     Bockets Farm                     Moderate        35                   Dominic
21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Easy                   15                   Richard J
21-Mar-20    8.30 am     Richmond Park Café      Moderate         25                   Dave

4 to 5 Jul-20                     Cycling and Walking weekend to Holmbury St Mary

Email: cycling@mssc.org.uk if interested

The rides are short and long to various destinations, and always include a stop at a café or a pub.  Whether it be along quiet country lanes or following the Wandle trail, the atmosphere is convivial and enjoyed by all.  It’s a great way to have fun and keep fit.  New members are always welcome, regardless of ability or experience.

MSSC  runs regular ‘Have a Go” workshops for anyone who is keen to learn how to ride a tandem, either as a back rider (stoker) or a front rider (pilot).   Stokers can try riding a tandem with an experienced cyclist and practise their pedalling technique, while pilots can learn the basics of handling a tandem and how to interact and communicate with visually impaired stokers.