Getabout Cycle Roadshow at North East Events for European Mobility Week

Stuart Smith2012, News

As part of European Mobility Week, which runs from Monday 17th of September to Sunday 23rd September, the Getabout Cycle Roadshow will be appearing at the following events to promote sustainable transport:

Mon 17th – Longside School, Longside Peterhead
09:00 – 15:00 School students only

Tue 18th – Bucksburn Academy, Aberdeen
09:00 – 15:00 School students only

Wed 19th – Hazlehead School, Aberdeen
09:00 – 15:00 School students only

Thur 20th – Aboyne Academy, Aberdeenshire
09:00 t0 15:00 School students only

Fri 21st – University of Aberdeen – University road beside the student association
12:00 – 17:00 All welcome

Sat 22nd – Huntly Wellbeing Festival, Marketmuir Car Park Huntly
10:30 – 16:00 All welcome

Sun 23rd – Aberdeen Beach Front
10:00 – 16:00 All welcome

The event at Aberdeen beach on Sunday 23 September, which runs from 10am to 4.00pm, will see part of the Beach Esplanade closed to traffic and used for a range of free and fun activities to promote sustainable travel and improve air quality.  Activities on offer will include:

* have a shot of some weird and wonderful bikes, including clown, recumbent and hand-pedalled bikes at the Getabout Bike Road Show (we can cater for all abilities and ages);
* find out more about sustainable transport in the North-east in the Getabout tent and get some free goodies, maps and timetables;
* learn about how you can improve air quality in Aberdeen and get rewarded for doing so;
* cruise along the Beach Esplanade in the amazing Blastads pedal-powered taxi;
* get your bike checked for free by the BeCycle Bike Doctor;
* meet the hybrid electric Stagecoach bus and the latest First bus;
* find out more about the new hydrogen buses coming to Aberdeen;
* learn how Commonwheels car club could change the way you drive and save you money.