the Big Bike Breakfast


…Can you help cover the cost?


On Friday 16th September we will be holding our annual Big Bike Breakfast – and this time we’re asking you to bring a buddy.

Bike Breakfast 2016 flyer colourfulComing just after Cycle to Work day this year we’re encouraging everybody who already cycles regularly to work or education to use the day to encourage a colleague, neighbour, family member, classmate or friend to join them on two wheels – with a hot breakfast as an added incentive

Either way, if you’re riding in to work – whether you do it every day or just as a one off – 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.

Thanks to Bill Johnstone, we will have a proper catering van to dish out the hot rolls – so the breakfast should definitely be worth the effort.

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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20 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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