Early Morning Tootle around East Belfast. Leaving CS Lewis Square at 8.30am and returning for breakfast at Jack’s cafe in the Square. Travelling on the Comber and Connswater Greenways and the quieter streets of East Belfast. Perfect for anyone wanting to try cycling or who hasn’t cycled in some time. Belfast Bikes available at CS Lewis Square.
The Fréd Festival has teamed up with FRAMEWERK to bring you ‘The Art of Cycling’, an exhibition of established and emerging Artists who create all things bicycle. There’ll be sounds from Gran Marco and refreshments provided. See you there.
The Art of Cycling
Saturday 10th-17th June
Framework: 10 Upper Newtownards Road
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The Fréd Festival brings hardcourt bike polo back to Belfast.
Bike polo has a long illustrious tradition – the first game was held in Wicklow in 1891 and it was a test event in the 1908 Olympics. Hardcourt bike polo is a faster moving version of traditional grass polo.
There are places for 4 teams of 3 players.
Equipment provided – bring your bike and helmet.
Hardcourt Bike Polo
Friday 16th June
Academy St. Car Park, opposite the art college.
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Meeting at Belfast Bicycle Workshop at 7.30pm and leaving @8.00pm for a tour of Belfast’s hidden public art.
Arriving back at Belfast Bicycle Workshop for 9.00pm (ish) for a BBQ and Bike Quiz
ROUTE: Around 10 miles at a artisanal pace.
Lights, helmets are recommended and follow the Highway Code please.
FRÉD NIGHT RIDE
Lights and helmets recommended
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Saturday 17th of June meeting at the Big Fish, The Big Lion (CS Lewis Square) and Sam Thompson Bridge 1pm we’ll take a leisurely ride out to Seapark, Holywood where we’ll stop for a picnic and there’ll be a few small barbecues if you fancy cooking some food. You can then sit under the class big tent and listen to the soothing sounds of Manouche.
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Join Victory Chimp for a cycle along the Comber Greenway to the country’s finest miniature art deco backyard picturehouse, the Excelsior Cinema, where we’ll be screening the sublimely animated French masterpiece Les Triplettes de Belleville.
Sylvain. Chomet, 2003, France 78min.
Belleville Rendez-Vous is a delightful, witty animation for all ages. It tells the story of Madame Souza, who prepares her orphaned grandson, Champion, to be a world-beating cyclist. During the mountain stage of the Tour de France, Champion is ...
The Fréd Awards are voted for by the cycling public in an open vote and are awarded to people who put an enormous amount of effort into campaigning and working to build a better cycle culture for everyone but go unrecognised.
The awards take the form of a unique head-tube badge that can be mounted on a bicycle.
The inaugural awards took place in 2013 and were presented by Belfast Lord Mayor, Máirtín Ó Muilleoir in the Linenhall Library, Belfast ...
“THE GRAN FREDDO
This is the Gran Fondo’s little brother, a leisurely traffic-free ride for all ages and abilities. Leaving at 6pm from the Big Fish, we will take the cycle path out to Whiteabbey and back (about 6 miles each way). There will be prizes and a few surprises.
You can join in on a Belfast Bike as well. The nearest docking stations are Waring Street, Victoria Street, Corporation Square, Dunbar Link, Waterfront Hall and right beside the Big Fish ...
Keeping your bike in good order is a cinch when you know what you’re doing. Fit and adjust a new chain, change cassettes and adjust the indexing of your gears plus more hints and tips. Crucial for a smooth running bicycle. Only 10 places available for this bespoke workshop in Austin’s small but beautiful workshop