Paris2UniKent Goldstein cycle ride

The School’s Iain Fraser and Bill Collier are on their way to Paris today to take part in the Paris2UniKent Goldstein cycle ride!

The 50th anniversary Goldstein Cycle Rides include an innovative and exciting Trans-Campus E-Cycle Ride (a project championed by Professor Goldstein) which will bring together staff, students and alumni from across the University as they cycle from our Paris centre to the Canterbury campus. The ride will take four days and on the final day riders will pedal back from Dover to Canterbury, arriving on the Saturday of the 50th Festival. The performance of cyclists will be monitored throughout, with the live data streamed over the internet; highlighting the scientific, electronics and sport science expertise of our university.

Downlands Cycles are supporting ride by offering 50 year celebration cycles built to order. The bike will have a super specification with lightweight aluminium frame, carbon forks, 20 speed Shimano gears, and will cost around £1000.

Good luck to all the riders!


Some photos of the ride and finish can be viewed here: