- Ecotopia-Biketour 2002
***PLEASE FORWARD TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS***
(For more info on what this biketour is, see below)
check out: www.thebiketour.net
applications to join the tour to: btour2002@...
GETTING TO BIKETOUR
For those starting from the beginning, there will be a
meeting point in Dover. Some people will cycle the
whole tour, others only part. It can be chaos when new
people try to meet biketour each day so please let us
know places or dates when you will join the tour.
Celtic Safari is a four-week, non-competitive and
politically active bicycle tour through England,
Wales, and Ireland; Bringing young people, and some
not so young, from all over Europe, and ending at
Ecotopia-Gathering 2002 [www.ecotopia2002.org] in
The aim of Celtic Safari Biketour is to promote the
concept of sustainable transport, social and
environmental justice, especially to young people.
Instead of focusing on government and media attention,
the tour and participants will engage and educate
individuals, empowering them to make changes in their
own lives and local communities. The tour is also an
ecologically friendly, and sustainable, way to get to
En-route, the biketour will link with groups in order
to present its vision to local communities and allow
biketour participants to share experiences from their
cultures and from the projects with which they are
involved in their home countries. Biketour
participants will also learn from grassroots groups
and non-governmental organisations in Britain and
July 10th-August 13th, 2002. The route is: Dover,
Sevenoaks, London, Oxford, Bristol, Hereford,
Aberystwyth, Machynlleth, Holyhead, Dublin, Wicklow
Mountains, Slieve Bloom Mountains, Limerick, Cork,
Kilarney, Tralee, Dingle.
HOW TO JOIN/GET INVOLVED
See the "how to join" part of the website for more
info or email: btour2002@...
Phone: 07870 467 231
Please come and join actions and events along the way!
Anyone is welcome to join the tour as long as they are
1. fully participate in the tour
2. bring a positive, fun, DIY attitude
3. cycle 50km a day
4. COME PREPARED!!!"
July 15th: The Climate Criminals Critical Mass
Join us on unmotorised wheels as we visit the all-time London top 5
trashers of the climate, then move on to wash the taste out of our mouths
with tea and cake at the London Action Resource Centre.
Meet outside the National Film Theatre, South Bank, at 2pm on Monday 15th
July; finish at LARC between 4-5pm.'
(This is to coincide with the passing thorugh London of Biketour 2002,
radical cycle folk heading through these isles on the way to Ecotopia in
London Action Resource Centre: www.londonarc.org
Address: 62 Fieldgate St., London E1 1ES; (Whitechapel or Aldgate East tubes)