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People helping each other fix bikes in the Capital of Cycling workshop

On Your Bike: Bradford’s Two Wheel Cultures Capital of Cycling and creative producers HATCH are working together to deliver On Your Bike: Bradford’s Two Wheel Cultures, supported by Bradford 2025. The project will celebrate and build on cultures of cycling across the Bradford district by telling powerful stories about cycling and what it means to …

Free Cycling and Maintenance Activities (Saturday 8th June)

Join us for a fun day of cycling activities including drop in Dr Bike for free repairs, family cycling and kids learn to ride, cycle clothing jumble sale and electric cargo bike demos, beginners bike maintenance and cake, coffee and bring a dish if you’d like to join our pot luck lunch. Please note that …

Join the Bradford Cycling Providers Group

We’ve recently created an e-mail based group for people who work or volunteer in cycling related groups in the Bradford District (or are just interested). The idea is we can share news, problems & best practice. It might help us get a cycling instructor into a project, help us find recycled bikes or inform us …

Walking in Bradford

As well as cycling around Bradford, we’re keen to encourage all modes of ‘active travel’ in the District. Combining public transport with walking also counts whilst wheeling and scooting are not to be overlooked! In February last year we recieved funding from CityConnect at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority to be an Active Travel Hub. …

New – Ilkley Cycling Lessons

FREE adult cycling lessons The Ilkley Active Travel Hub (https://activeilkley.org.uk/), in partnership with Capital of Cycling, is running lessons for anyone who wants to learn to ride for the first time or get back on a bike having not cycled in years. The sessions are FREE and an adult bike will be provided for the lesson …

[Post Now Filled] We’re Looking for a Creative Producer

[Post Now Filled] We’re Looking for a Creative ProducerWe’re looking to hire a Creative Producer for to help us realise an ambitious project in the run up to Bradford City of Culture 2025. For full details, see our Creative Producer Brief. if you are a Creative Producer with experience in the following, we’d love to …

New Cycling for Health Programme

We’re delighted to be hosting the Cycling for Health programme at TWO venues in Bradford District. Starting on Monday (11th of December at 10:30) at our venue at Bradford, Rawson Road and in the new year we’ll also be delivering at Keighley Airedale Shopping Centre. This is a supported, eight week programme of activities (one …

Reduced Hours, and Venue Challenge

Our long-time mechanic and workshop person Em has recently found a new job at Suma (congratulations to them!) and so we’re working with a reduced team for now. This and the need to reconfigure our offer a bit, taking some time to plan for the future – including a venue move next year. We’re running …