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Time to cycle

Last December PN's editor - and 129 others - headed for the climate negotiations in Paris ... by bike

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PN’s Milan Rai (l); Emily Johns (r), Abby Nicol; and Thad Skews, set off on 6 December from Hastings Pier for the Paris climate talks.

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The four reported back afterwards. Poster: THAD SKEWS.

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The 130-strong Time to Cycle ride nears Newhaven ferry port. photo: cat fletcher.

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After five days cycling through Dieppe, Rouen and Freneuse, we reached Paris on 10 December, forming an illegal mass ride which was ‘kettled’ by police on the Champs-Elysée – for 20 minutes.

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The ride continued, stopping at the Place de la Concorde. l The UK riders joined cyclists from other countries on 12 December for another illegal mass ride.





Photos: Time to Cycle.