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Bike Art Thetford Forest - Friday 17th February 2017

Bike Art Thetford Forest - Friday 17th February 2017
Address: Bike Art Thetford
High Lodge Forest Centre
Sandon Downham
Postcode: IP27 0AF
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Telephone: 01842 810090
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 Bike Art - Thetford Forest where we again took a group of Young Suffolk Carers cycling on a cold but thankfully sunny day


With a start at 9.00 sharp at Suffolk Family Carers HQ the young Carers were taken by "Chernobyl Mini-Bus" courtesy of Lion Kev Parker and by car to Bike Art in Thetford Forest.  Lions Gary Nunn, Andy Manning, Brian Rowson and Rob Hale were involved Bike Art helped with matching bikes to the different sizes we presented them with and made sure everyone was suitable kitted out for cycling off into the forest.

We had two rides - one in the morning and then we had two groups cycling in the afternoon and all got back as the sun went down behind the trees and the temperature dropped quite dramatically.

Matching up the bikes for our Carers


Big tyres are great for muddy tracks but can also be quite tiring after a few miles !


Team briefing by Lion Brian Rowson on routes and how and when to change gears


Gears all sorted and off for the first ride of the day

Alex, Holly and Jess







Suffolk Family Carers

The Suffolk Family Carers support vehicle - great for hot tea and coffee







The Centre for Cycling in Thetford Forest

Breathe in the natural beauty of the unique Brecks landscape in Thetford Forest. Explore by bike on 40 miles of traffic free marked trails, providing safe cycling for families and access to more challenging terrain for experts.

Located at High Lodge Forest Centre just off the B1107 Brandon Road near Thetford, High Lodge Forest Centre offers a welcoming atmosphere with restaurant, large play area, souvenir shopping, "Go Ape" tree walk and summer concerts.

There are a range of cycle trails in Thetford Forest to suit all ages and abilities. We hire the bikes to enable you to enjoy the trails. We also have a variety of special bikes (link to all ability cycles page) for those with limited riding ability.

Our extensively stocked shop sells every possible item you might need or want for your bike, including new bikes, ex hire / ex demo bikes, clothing and accessories.
We have a workshop on site which can deal with simple to major repairs - if we can fix it, we’ll be happy to.  

We are open 364 days per year (Only closed Christmas Day)  Minimum hours are 9am ‘til 4pm during winter months.

We are here to help you make the most of your forest!
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