Tag Archive for 'Guernsey bicycling'

Glorious Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening rides for 2012

May 17th, 2012 by Richard Lord

One of the most pleasant ways of spending a Guernsey summer evening is exploring Guernsey’s quiet country lanes with the Guernsey Bicycle Group during their Summer Evening Rides. These free, guided rides promote the joy of cycling, its low cost, and its health benefits, without harm to the environment. The Guernsey Bicycle Group’s ten scheduled […]

Bike Week from 16 to 24 June 2012 encourages everyday bicycling

May 11th, 2012 by Events

Bike Week from 16 to 24 June 2012 is Britain’s biggest mass participation cycling event. Last year almost half a million people participated in events across Great Britain. Bike week demonstrates the social, health and environmental benefits of cycling, and shows how bicycling can easily be part of everyday life by encouraging ‘everyday cycling for […]

The Guernsey Bicycle Group organise high visibility bicycling event on 30 October 2011

October 28th, 2011 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

The Guernsey Bicycle Group remind everyone about the clocks changing on 30 October 2011 and the need for bicyclists and walkers to keep visible on Guernsey roads during the longer winter nights. A group of Guernsey bicyclists will meet at the start of the bicycle lane near the North Beach Car Park entrance in St. […]

The pleasure of Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening rides

July 7th, 2011 by Richard Lord

On Tuesday 28 June 2011 the Guernsey Bicycle Group riders met at Le Friquet Garden Centre.  The group included visitors to the island that regularly participate in GBG’s summer evening rides. The Guernsey Bicycle Group summer evening rides demonstrate how ideally suited the bicycle is for traveling around Guernsey.

Guernsey Bicycle Group organises Guernsey Bike-a-thon 2011 in aid of Fight for Sight

April 25th, 2011 by Guernsey Bicycle Group

As part of Bike Week 2011 from 18 to 26 June the Guernsey Bicycle Group is launching a fund raising event in aid of the charity Fight for Sight. Up to 25 sponsored teams will take part in a “Bike-a-thon” at the cycle track at Delancey Park from 2 pm to 5 pm on Saturday […]

Health benefits of urban bicycling outweigh risks

March 11th, 2011 by Environmental Health Perspectives

Even though urban bicyclists face hazards such as exposure to car exhaust and the risk of traffic accidents, it’s still far healthier to park the car and get on a bike. The health of the individual cyclists may improve as they drive less and exercise more, and the resulting reduction in exhaust emissions will benefit […]

Guernsey Bicycle Group supports World car free day

September 8th, 2010 by Francis Binney

Wednesday 22 September 2010 is World Carfree Day – Why not support this event while helping the Disasters Emergency Committee’s Pakistan Floods Appeal? The Guernsey Bicycle Group is inviting all commuters to combine support for World Carfree Day with a donation to the DEC’s Appeal for the victims of the floods in Pakistan. Commute on […]