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A new bicycle buddies scheme in Petersfield aims to attract new or rusty riders back onto their bikes.

They’ll be taken under the wings of more experienced cyclists – buddies – who’ll give them support and encouragement to go out and ride for pleasure and to use their bikes as a means of everyday transport.

Organiser Lynn Paterson explained how it came about and how the scheme is planned to operate to Shine Radio’s Meg Allin.

Lynn Paterson on her bike

What you need

  • A bike of your own or one you can borrow
  • a cycling helmet

How to get involved

Send an email to pecan.email@gmail.com with the title Bicycle Buddies Scheme in the subject line.

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You can find more information about the Petersfield Climate Action Network online at https://www.facebook.com/PetersfieldClimateActionNetwork