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A Christmas Poem by Julia Patrick

Julia Patrick has a Cycleboost bike and re-started cycling at Hillsborough Park Cycle Confidence sessions during 2014.

Welcome to my Christmas poem, I’d like to thank you for the year -
Seeing how we’ve all come on, conquering our cycling fears.
For me, it started with an online form, and without really a clue

I got me a bike, from Cycleboost!

I also found out about Pedal Ready,
Where you learn at your own pace and just take it steady.
I was pretty nervous at first, and wobbly

(Of course I live in Walkley where the streets are steep and cobbly!)

But after two one-to-ones with Rocky and Ken
It soon all came back, and like a kid again
I discovered ‘on me bike’ a new side to our city:

Saw previously unseen places, both ugly and pretty

The Five Weirs Walk in its urban glory,
Nearly fainting, having reached Dungworth, but that’s another story.
There’s so much to discover on our wonderful part of the planet!
So, encouraged by Cheryl, Marilyn and Janet,
Ann, Ann, Dave, Dave, Tony, Geoff, Ken, Angie, Pascale, Roy, Yusuf, Caroline,
Pam, Sarah, Anette, Wendy, Amy, Graham and Simone,

And SO MANY others, I could go on and on.

I also see now how, in a car, how much you’re missing
So I drop in conversation now, to whoever will listen -
The benefits of cycling, and how our class of 2014 have all come so far.

A bit like a young Eastern couple, who once followed a star,

And how, if Mary and Joseph had each had a bike,
They’d have got there much sooner, and found a room that they’d like.
They could have had wifi and a mini bar, but sadly they weren’t able,
And something special happened that night, in a stable -
A one roomed

affair, with mud on the floor*

(I wonder what that was like? I

must find out more!)

A bit like that night, something special has happened here,
And now all that remains is for me to wish you good cheer,
As we Pedal, Ready friends, into the new year!

 

Merry Christmas to everyone at Pedal Ready and Cycleboost, from me.

xxx

* The one-roomed affair with mud on the floor, is of course a little tribute to our kitchen and seating area in the Hillsborough ranger hut!

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Sheffield Cycleboost wins award

Sheffield Cycleboost (A partnership of Pedal Ready, Recycle Bikes and Get Cycling) won an award for Cycling Initiative of the year at the first CycleSheffield awards ceremony on Monday 15th December.

Sheffield Cycling 4 All scheme – which runs sessions in Hillsborough Park – was awarded Grassroots Initiative of the year. Olympic torchbearer Caroline Waugh, who collected the award, learned to cycle on a trike after a car accident left her with brain injuries.

She said: “I’m disabled and cycling has totally changed my life – I want it to change others’ lives because I know what it is like not to have freedom.”

Other winners:

Chain bike business – Edinburgh Bicycle Co-operative: cycle infrastructure – Sheffield

railway station cycle hub: media cycling story – Adam Page, Princess Abumere, Chelsea Hawkins and Aminah Jagne: cycling

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Source: http://www.thestar.co.uk/

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We hope to continue our indoor learn to ride venue at Collegiate Campus (Hallam Uni) , in the autumn.

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Children who complete the course will be able to apply the techniques they have learned to make their cycling safer.

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Paul Blomfield MP recieves cycle training tuition

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Pedal Ready’s sessions are available free to everyone in Sheffield, and offer help and advice to cyclists at every level from beginner to regular commuter.

Paul Blomfield is one of over a hundred MPs of all parties calling for a government action plan on increasing cycling, which encourages measures to include training.

 

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