the Big Bike Breakfast


On Friday 22nd September we will be holding our annual Big Bike Breakfast – part of World Car Free Day.

Details will be coming soon, but we’re challenging anyone who lives, works and studies in Dumfries to leave the car at home and take to two wheels instead for one day.

As an added incentive, if you do get on your bike swing by English Street / Newall Terrace between 7am and 9am for a free bacon roll (or vegetarian equivalent), coffee or tea – and a chance to chat, find out more about what we do, and perhaps even nobble a councillor or council official and let them know what you think would make cycling easier and safer.

Serving up rolls at the first bike breakfast (sadly no bacon this time)

Serving up bacon rolls at the first bike breakfast


All you have to do to earn your free breakfast is to show up on your bike (mounted on the top of your car doesn’t count – although we’re not going to question how far you’ve actually ridden it…)


Green Cyclists

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24 responses to “the Big Bike Breakfast

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  9. M. Gordon

    Hi guys,
    So good to have cycling for health being promoted in D&G.
    Could I make a plea for publicity ref routes suitable for rehabilitation and recovery? Many folk are able to fit in cycling as part of their cardio rehab but it is difficult to locate ‘cardio safe’ routes. If these are highlighted, preferably across D&G, it would remove some of the uncertainty and fear that many feel after finishing supervised rehab and set us fair on the road to full recovery.
    Yours aye
    M. Gordon

    • Nico

      How is a BACON roll promoting cycling for health? No wonder Scotland’s such an unhealthy nation, if they think that bacon at any time, let alone breakfast, constitutes a healthy choice. DG council & Cycling Dumfries – you should be ashamed of yourselves.

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