On this News Page are details of Bike Week events including the LET US CYCLE FAMILY DAY and WoWcc WOMEN'S CYCLING DAY.

Here are the events for June to December 2006.

Wolves on Wheels Events Programme

including the Social Rides 2nd Friday of the Month.
Social rides - call 773747 or 687155 if you want to arrange to meet up at Queen Square at 7pm for 7-15pm. Otherwise see you at the destination .

Final Wednesday of the month is the Campaign meeting at the Great Western, Sun Street Wolverhampton from 8pm. (Reverted to Weds for May 06 meeting)

9th June The Bell, Trysull
10th June WoW Womens’ Cycle Day
17th June Let us Cycle Festival Aldersley
18th June WoWcc Picnic Ride to the Bratch Steam Gala. Aldersley . 10am start.
23rd June The Wolves on Wheels Midsummer Evening ride to the Cat . Inn, Enville
29th June Cycle Forum Sub-Group meeting to design the new . . Wolverhampton Cycle Map with Jenni Crayford.
14th July Social Ride to The Hollybush, Ebstree (on Ebstree Road . between Lower Penn and Seisdon)
22nd July Meet Highgate Country Park, GR835895, at 2pm for . . 10-15mile ride and tea/wine stop at Halfpenny Green . . vineyard.
11th August Social Ride to Olde Swan, Netherton, 89 Halesowen Road
1st September Tour of Britain Stage 4 Wolverhampton start
7th September City Cycle Forum
8th September Social Ride to Codsall Station Inn
28th September Wolves on Wheels CC Annual General Meeting.
13th October Social Ride to Beacon Hotel, Sedgley, 129 Bilston St., . on the A463
10th November Social Ride to Olde White Rose, Bilston, Lichfield St.
23rd November City Cycle Forum
8th December Combermere Arms, Chapel Ash, WoWcc Christmas bash.

(If you participate in any ride organised by or in the name of Wolves on Wheels Cycle Campaign, you do so entirely at your own risk. The Campaign, its officers and ride organisers accept no responsibility for any loss, damage to property, accident, injury or death that may occur, however caused, whether by negligence, deliberate act or otherwise.)

STOP PRESS: Fri Jun 16th, Wolves police charity ride to Aberdovey. This is a private event but if you are interested in fund raising and cycling 100miles, contact Sgt. Gary Dorrington at Wolves Police or visit www.aberdoveybikeride.co.uk . It is fun to watch them all start from Queen Sq. at 8.00am on the 16th.

Wolverhampton Women's Cycling Day 10 June 2006
Monday, June 5, 2006

Starting at 10 am from The Wildside Activity Centre, Hordern Road, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, WV6 OUA on Saturday 10 June 2006, the ladies of Wolves on Wheels Cycle Campaign are putting on a day’s introduction to cycling for women and girls.

It’s part of CTC’s national weekend of women’s cycling events. The day will consist of: a welcome; initial assessment of ladies' riding ability and cycles; a sample lesson; and a leisure ride (mainly traffic-free and minor roads) at a very gentle pace.
The instructor is Ann-Charlotte Holman. Interested? Then call her on 01902 773747 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details. Please follow the link www.wildsideac.co.uk/location.htm for directions to the venue.

Bike Week 2006
Monday, June 5, 2006

Bike Week Programme of Events – 17th-24th June

Sat 17th. Bike Week starts off with the Family Cycling Event at Aldersley Leisure Village. Details elsewhere in this section.

Sun 18th. Wolves on Wheels Cycle Campaign picnic ride starts from the same venue at 10am for a 10-30am start. This year’s ride is to the Steam Gala at Bratch Pumping Station, Wombourne. The ride uses canal towpaths and South Staffordshire minor roads at a very gentle pace and is tailored on the day to suit the participants. It is open to adults and accompanied children. Bring a packed lunch and at least a spare inner tube for each bike. Contact David Nicholson on 01902 714730 or David Holman on 01902 773747 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Many of the following are events arranged by Wolverhampton City Council Travelwise.

All week. Free Bike check ups at Fred Williams Cycles, Snow Hill Wolverhampton WV2 4AG. Bring your bike for a free check up and receive a free inner tube. Time slots are available for free bike check ups booked in during Bike Week, 17 – 25th June.
All week. Free Bike check ups at Jackson Hateley Cycles, Wolverhampton WV10 6AW. Time slots are available for free bike check ups booked in during Bike Week, 17 – 25th June.

All week. Free Bike check ups at Leisure Lakes Bikes, School St., Wolverhampton WV1 4LF. One hour time slots are available for free bike check ups booked in during Bike Week, 17 – 25th June.
For all check ups, if the inspected cycle requires replacement parts and/or professional attention, an estimate of the cost will be provided and another booking will need to be made outside of Bike Week in order for the work to be completed.

Sat 17th. Local Family Ride starting at Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton WV6 9NW. Suitable for all ages. The route will be along our own version of the Tissington Trail – the Smestow Valley. Bikes can be provided if required; please mention when you book a place. Details from WCC on 01902 555732 or 555747. Bring packed lunches.

Fri 23rd. The Wolves on Wheels Midsummer Evening ride to The Cat Inn, Bridgnorth Road, Enville, Staffordshire. Meet at 7pm in Queen Square, Wolverhampton or ride straight to the destination. Over 18’s only; bring cycle lights and a spare inner tube. Contact David Nicholson on 01902 714730 or David Holman on 01902 773747 for details or to say you’re going. (To check what food is on, tel. 01384 872209 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit http://www.envilleales.com/catinn.htm )

Sat 24th. Beat the staff Competition at Leisure Lakes Bikes. See how far you can cycle in 3 minutes on a stationary bike trainer. The staff will have set the standard; entrants are invited to beat the staff times and times will be entered on a league table. First prize: £30 Leisure Lakes voucher; second prize: £20 Leisure Lakes voucher; third prize: £10 Leisure Lakes voucher.

Sun 18th. Wombourne section of the Cyclists’ Touring Club has a ride to Haughton Ice Cream Factory, leaving from Wombourn parish church at 9-30pm and calling at the Spider’s Web Café, Cosford at 11-30am. The Sunday 25th June ride starts same time and place and goes to Ray’s Farm . Contact Brian Batt on ; 01902 757348 for details.

Let Us Cycle Festival opens Bike Week 2006
Monday, June 5, 2006

Let Us Cycle Festival opens Bike Week!
Sat 17th-25th June 2006
Wolverhampton’s Best Bike Week Yet!

On Saturday 17th June 2006 between 10 am and 4pm at Aldersley Leisure Village, Wolverhampton will see one of the most exciting family cycling events ever staged here. The Let’s Cycle charity, part of Let Us Play, is putting on a Family Open Day.
There will be a chance to try out: the charity’s special needs bikes, hand-cycling and tandem riding, with Landescape tandems. Trade stands and local cycling clubs will be represented. The event will take place using the new athletics track, recently opened in conjunction with the cycle track, and is aimed mainly at disabled children and adults but is open to the public too. Wolverhampton’s Mayor will open the event at 10.15am . Wolves on Wheels Cycle Campaign will be there to promote local cycling, NCN and the City Cycle Forum.
Joyce Jeavons from Let Us Cycle said, “The event is designed to promote the good work of “Let us Cycle” and provide a pathway for disabled people interested in cycling at a grass roots level“.
Qualified coaches and experienced riders will also be on hand to offer advice and guidance on riding technique and general safety. The charity is aiming to hold fun activities on the track with medals/certificates for those taking part. Families will also be able to join with the city council’s CTC-qualified cycling instructors on organised rides from Aldersley. Please bring packed lunches for this event and the leisure rides. Further details from Marcus Astbury at Aldersley Leisure Village or Joyce Jeavons, Project Co-Ordinator (Let Us Cycle) on 01902 403357
Wednesday 5th April, 18:30 PM - 20:00 PM
WoW Campaign Meeting April 2017
Thursday 6th April, 18:00 PM - 20:00 PM
Wolverhampton Cycle Forum April 2017

Saturday 1st April, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolverhampton Bike Shed
Wednesday 5th April, 18:30 PM - 20:00 PM
WoW Campaign Meeting April 2017
Thursday 6th April, 18:00 PM - 20:00 PM
Wolverhampton Cycle Forum April 2017
Saturday 15th April, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolverhampton Bike Shed
Saturday 22nd April - All Day
West Midlands Big Bike Picnic
Saturday 29th April, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolverhampton Bike Shed
Saturday 13th May, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolverhampton Bike Shed
Sunday 21st May - All Day
Round the Wrekin Sportive
Saturday 27th May, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolverhampton Bike Shed
Saturday 10th June, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wolverhampton Bike Shed
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