Bike Ride for Peace

Bike Ride for Peace

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Bike ride for peace


Bike for Peace will have a bike ride in Northern England from 26. August – 2. September 2022. There will be a group between 6 – 12 people from Norway, plus some from UK. On this tour, we plan to meet with mayors, peace- and bicycle- organizations, climate activists and local government officials.

Our bike route will be as follows: Leeds – Skipton – Carnforth – Preston – Rochdale and Bradford.

Key contacts:

Colin Archer, Leeds CND: <>

Bike for Peace – Tore Nærland <>

Sam Legg: Yorks CND staff: <>

Leeds Quakers: Jonathon Baynham <>


Leeds, Skipton, Carnforth, Preston, Blackburn, Rochdale and Bradford

25 Aug. -2 Sept.2022

25 Aug

Arrival in Leeds

26 Aug-Day 1

Sightseeing on bike in Leeds. Social evening.

27 Aug-Day 2

Meeting with the Lord Mayor 12 noon.

28 Aug- Day 3

Sunday: 12 noon – meeting with supporters at Leeds Quaker Meeting House. incl. Fabian Hamilton MP. Start of the ride from Leeds to Skipton (30 English miles)

29 Aug- Day 4

Bike from Skipton to Carnforth (39 English miles)

30 Aug – Day 5

Bike from Carnforth to Preston (31 English miles)

31Aug- Day 6

Bike from Preston to Blackburn to Rochdale (35 English miles)

1 Sep –Day 7

Bike from Rochdale to Bradford (26 English miles)

Meet Bradford Lord Mayor. 5pm.

2 Sep –Day 8

Sightseeing in Bradford

and fly back from Leeds in the evening to Norway.

(+ Possible extension to Knaresborough and York early Sept. )