The 3,500 volunteers who look after Sustrans’ National Cycle Network now have their own song, sung to the tune of Glen Campbell’s Rhinestone Cowboy.
‘Like a Sustrans Ranger’ starts with the lament
I know every pothole in the broken down highways of the UK
Where the drivers don't give you an inch
And cyclists get squeezed out
When it comes to the pinch
and goes on to proclaim “I’m gonna be where the riding is traffic-free”. You can watch it here:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IDj0C1p_kQ
The song was written by Paul Watson of the White Peak Sustrans Rangers in Derbyshire. So if you “dream of the things I’ll do, with a hybrid cycle and a route with no traffic queue”, sing along…
You can find out more about being a Sustrans Ranger here.