Cycling in Style. A Bicycle Ride and Picnic for Ladies and Gentlemen.
Sunday August 8th 2010. Leaving from Cyclemagic at 10.30am
A bicycle ride and picnic for people riding machines of a type available prior to 1973. Riders MUST be in a costume to match the period of their bike. There will also be a freewheeling competition en route.
Some bicycles may be available to hire from Cyclemagic for £5.
Rules of the ride.
The ride will leave at 10.30am prompt. Late arrivals will incur a fine of 10/-*
Failure to wear a hat or headscarf will incur a fine of 10/-
Furious cycling will incur a fine of 10/-
The use of language likely to upset a vicar’s wife will incur a fine of 10/-
A gentleman overtaking a lady cyclist without first asking permission may be deemed to be ungentlemanly.
Ungentlemanly behaviour will incur a fine of 10/-
Whistling songs recorded by any modern popular beat combo will incur a fine of 10/-
Any conversation concerning the mechanical design or operation of a bicycle will incur a fine of 10/- **
Anyone completing the entire ride without being fined will incur a fine of 10/-
All fines to be imposed by the Ride Captain.
All money collected will be donated to a local charity.
* Or 50 pence in the new money.
** With the exception being during any necessary roadside repair
p.s. Santa Cruz, like Leicester is also a Transition Community