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FREE Cycle Training

We’re delighted to announce that you can now sign up for free adult cycle training here at Capital of Cycling.  Places are limited so sign up right away to avoid being disappointed. You just have to be 16 or over and live in West Yorkshire to qualify. Currently sessions are planned for Tuesdays (10 am …

Chris Boardman Presents us with Cycling UK Best Achievement Award

We were immensely proud to travel to Birmingham the other weekend to receive an award from Olympic gold medallist Chris Boardman.  We took the opportunity to grab a few pictures of Chris by our banners!  We were also pleased to meet Lee Craigie who is a highly accomplished Cyclo-Cross champion who is now inspiring girls …

Day of Action, Talk, Film and BBQ

Imran Mughal by a temple

Friday 22nd Sept: Capital of Cycling Day of Action, BBQ, Talk and Film A full day of fun and action, featuring a BBQ and evening talk from local cycling icon and round the world cyclist Imran Mughal. Stay for the day or drop in and go away! Meet some of Bradford’s many cycling organisations. Everyone …

Capital rides

Starting this Thursday (24th August) we will be running a series of guided cycle rides making use of the Cycle Superhighway. We will set of from The Capital of Cycling and head out to a local attraction. The rides will be paced for families and those who may have been out of the saddle for …

Cycling to Sanctuary

Refugees and asylum seekers are welcome here We’ve been thrilled to be able to offer a series of welcoming events for Bradford based asylum seekers and refugees here at The Capital of Cycling.  Food, fun, bike repair and organised rides. Friends and families of asylum seekers and refugees currently living in Bradford came last Tuesday (30th …

Capital of Cycling Hub – Ad Hoc Opening

Capital of Cycling is currently having ad-hoc opening (during the second half of May 2017) and will be publishing a new schedule of opening times soon.  Our honeymoon period of grant funding which enabled us to get established (A Bradford Council funded Creative Streets award to deliver cycling activities at the ‘top of town’) has …

A packed calendar for Bradford cycling

There’s a wide range of events happening in Bradford over the next few weeks. Here’s a taster: April 30th: Women’s Ride, Lister Park to Roberts Park (associated with TdY) April 30th: Tour de Yorkshire Stage 3, Bradford (http://letour.yorkshire.com/2017) – loads going on!  A great day all round!  Capital of Cycling are organising a range of …

Capital of Cycling in the News

Below are some T&A articles about some of the stuff we’re up to. Ah Harrrr! www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15150188.Top_of_town_ahoy_for_swashbuckling_show Pokemon Go on a Bike?! www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15180528.Bradford_students_to_create_Pokemon_Go_inspired_augmented_reality_app_for_cyclists Space for Cycling Ride with The Bradford Cycling Campaign: www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15211891.Councillors_and_MPs_invited_to_join_campaign__39_s_mass_cycle_ride Bradford Cycle Club are at it again! www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/sport/15173658.Pedal_powered_challenge_set_to_benefit_Bradford_Bulls_Foundation A strategy for Cycling in Bradford released with help from Capital of Cycling members: www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/15233652.Ambitious_strategy_outlined_to_be_UK_s__capital_of_cycling_ …

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Cyclists in City Park

Bradford has a new home for cycling, right in the heart of the city. Bradford: Capital of Cycling is really happening and we’re super excited about it! We’re running fund cycling events in the run up to the Tour de Yorkshire and providing services to cyclists from our central hubs. These will include Cycling Campaign drop-in …