Never too-tyred to help at Full Cycle

9 GoodGymers made their way 5km to help the Full Cycle Community Bike Project in Kingston upon Thames.

  • Dave White
  • Rachel White
  • Tom Peacock
  • Claire Dunne
  • Sabir Babaiy Majdar
  • Jasbinder Khera
  • Emma Crowe
  • Julie
  • Luke
Tuesday, 27th of February 2024
Led by Rachel White

As a group we get head over wheels running - or pedalling - over to Full Cycle, an independent, not for profit group, to help them get ahead on a few time consuming tasks.

This week the many hands of nine GoodGymers made light work checking and labelling dozens of inner tubes. Jas, Tom and Sabir focused on removing the inner tubes from a pile of tyres while Luke, Rachel, Claire, Julie, Dave and Emma pumped and deflated dozens of inner tubes waiting for our attention, sorting out the good from bad. It may not sound like a significant job but with the air tight ones all rolled up, labelled and stored in different crates for the different sizes, the maintenance team will now be able to easily reach for the right inner tube to fit in a bike they can sell second hand or give to someone in need in Kingston. And don’t worry about the punctured inner tubes - they all get recycled.

A run back along Kingston Road saw us back at the Quaker Centre, where our cool down gave us an opportunity to check who’ll be attending the range of other great tasks lined up for this week.

Report written by Emma Crowe

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Rachel White
Led by Rachel White

I am the area activator for Kingston Upon Thames. Keen to keep moving and improving.

GoodGymers helping out
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    Be in charge of writing the session report

    • Emma Crowe
  • Photographer

    Take photos for the session report

    • Emma Crowe
  • Back marker

    Make sure that no one is left behind

    • Dave White

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