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CYCLIST REQUIRED FOR ROAD SAFETY TRIALS

The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL, www.trl.co.uk) are currently recruiting participants to take part in some Road Safety Trials which they are running on behalf of Transport for London (TfL) at the Dunsfold Park Track (home of Top Gear) in Cranleigh, Surrey. The trials will be taking place during April and May this year and they are seeking mainly cyclists (aged 18 or over) and some car drivers to take part.

To take part, contact them by emailing: getinvolved@trl.co.uk or by phone at 01344 770333 and let them know:

 Your contact details
 The times you are available – the trials may be a full or half day
As a thank you for taking part, they will pay you up to £60 depending on how much time you spend with them.
They need your help with their research!

Rides for 2014

The dates for the rides are now available.
Click here for more details…

Muddy Lane
Do you know the path, called Muddy Lane, that links Byfleet to Wisley at the end of Sanway Road in Byfleet? If you do, and if you have cycled along it in the past then we would like your help. Muddy Lane is a very strategic route for cyclists heading south from this area, there are few safe alternatives. Read more…

20mph is plenty
20 mph is plentyAt our recent AGM, we decided to concentrate on a small number of important initiatives. One of these is to try and get 20mph zones around Woking. Are you in favour, or a member of a group who could help us (for example, a school or community group)? If so please get in touch. We need the whole community to get involved.  Read more…

Woking Cycle Town
“Cycle Woking” was the brand name for the cycling improvements funded by Cycling England in the 3 year period from 2008 to 2011. Cycle Woking will continue under the leadership of Woking Bourough Council. If you want to know more about latest developments then click here.

Bromptons on the Waterways
Our previous Chairman, Ian Wright, has moved north to continue his exploration of the waterways of England on a narrowboat. Not wishing to entirely leave cycling behind, he has on board two Bromptons for cycle trips off the canals. If you want to know what he is up to, then have a look at Ian’s Canal Blog.

PLEASE Contact Us
We’re always eager to hear from people in and around Woking with anything to say cycling related, good or bad. Contact us (email address at bottom of every page) or come and meet us at the pub (see below).

Come and meet us at the pub!
January through to October we meet on the last Tuesday of the month at the Sovereigns (Guildford Road, GU22 7QQ) from 7 p.m. Members and non members welcome. Come and chat about anything bike related or anything non-bike related.

Regular Updates Via Twitter
Follow us (well, dombat actually) on twitter to get the latest news and information on local cycling issues and other facts of interest.

Surrey Wheels for All now in Woking
They have a wide range of cycling equipment to enable almost everyone, whatever their ability or needs to enjoy cycling.
Where: Sheerwater Track, Blackmore Crescent, Woking GU21 5NZ

When:  6 April,13 April,27 April, 4 May,11 May, 18 May, 25 May  from 2 to 4

Cost:   £2 per session

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