Leeds Cycling Campaign hosted this year’s CTC/Cyclenation Conference earlier this month in splendid style at the Leeds Civic Hall. CTC’s Development Officer in Scotland, Suzanne Forup, sneaked in across the border..
I thought about using a disguise for the conference, as I was there under false pretences - I'm not a volunteer cycle campaigner, but a paid CTC worker. However, I couldn't get my false beard to stick on, so I just had to turn up with my own facial hair and see how that fitted in. This is what I found...
They are all jolly nice
Cycle campaigners can be quite direct on social media, so I was expecting a few rows and punch-ups. It turned out that the ones I spoke to were cheery, chatty chaps who were keen to share experiences and information.