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Cathedral Ride 3rd June

Capital of Cycling were thrilled to be asked to support the Bradford to Wakefield leg of the national Cathedral Cycle Relay Ride during Bike Week 2021. The Cathedral Route is a 1825 mile cycle route linking all 42 English Cathedrals which can be done on a mixture of quiet roads and cycle paths where possible. …

Introduction to Cycle Touring Webinar

Fancy cycle-touring but don’t know where to start? We bring you an introduction to getting started, covering topics such as bike maintenance and making sure your bike is road worthy, bike packing – what to pack and how to pack it, route planning and more. All interspersed with our panellist’s tales of their own adventures. …

Is it safe though?

I still remember a conversation I had a few years ago. I was getting ready for work and a male relative who was visiting asked how I was getting to work that day. “Oh, I’m going to cycle in” I replied, thinking nothing of it. “Is that safe?!” he asked. In discussions about women cycling, …

Cycling with kids webinar

Cycling with kids can be really rewarding, setting them up for a lifetime of independence, health and well-being, but it can be a bit daunting too. Cycling with kids webinar – Monday 22nd February, 7.30pm Co-hosted by Capital of Cycling and the Margaret Carey Foundation, and funded by City Connect, this webinar aims to give …

Online workshop on winter commuting

Are you a bit wary of cycling in winter? Not sure where to start when it comes to cycle commuting? Or maybe you’ve got a bike in your shed that could save you money, get you fitter and less stressed? We can help! This short webinar will answer questions such as “How do I keep …

New Community Outreach Officers Appointed

Thanks to a grant from the National Lotteries Reaching Communities Fund, we are pleased to announce the appointment of 2 new Community Outreach Officers. The Reaching Communities project is funded for five years. Aggie Maxwell and Ana Averescu bring a wealth of skills and experience from the community sector to the organisation and are looking …

On yer bike Santa!

Refugee children in Bradford got their Christmas presents yesterday – courtesy of Santa and his helpers arriving by e-cargo bike! When we heard that Refugee Action were having difficulty getting their seasonal gifts out to families in need, we offered the use of Carla the e-cargo trailer, provided by WYCA and Bradford Council as a …