START: 11:00am Water Tower, Durdham Down

DESCRIPTION: A fancy dress ride into the city centre and back to promote the Bristol Botanical Gardens Festival of Bees & Pollination (which takes place the following weekend). Bee suits will be specially made for you, so to be sure of getting one you’ll need to register with Sue Carter 0117 924 7622 by Thu 29Aug at the latest. You’ll need good cycle skills whilst in costume (so not suitable for beginners) and you’ll need a pannier rack to support the costume. Bikes with trailers needed to carry small beehives.

FOOD STOPS: Picnic afterwards on the Downs

GRADE: Medium

LENGTH: 10 miles

EST FINISH: 1pm

SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS? No

LEADER: Martin Tweddell

CONTACT (on the day): 07748 652674

Guests are very welcome to join a few of our rides before becoming members. Please contact rides@bristolcyclingcampaign.org.uk for further information.