Category «Activities»

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 …

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 …

Introduction to On-Road Riding Now Available

If you ride a bike and do the basic things you need to do to get around in a park or canal-path but aren’t confident using your bike around residential traffic, then this is the course for you. It’s normal to feel some anxiety around vehicles – they’re big and made of metal and you …

‘Bike Kitchens’

Workshop Tools

Wednesday evenings ARE NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING The bike kitchens are having a hiatus as we rethink our approach to them following staff changes. Apologies if you’ve been disappointed. Current Bradford alternatives include a Monday evening bike kitchen at Shipley Active Travel Hubhttps://shipleyactivetravel.org/get-cycling Bradford Bikery at Buchan Towers, just off Manchester Road on Friday afternoons:https://www.facebook.com/bradfordbikery/?locale=en_GB Various …

Pass Wide and Slow Group Ride (19th September)

Pass Wide and Slow (PWAS) is a national event organised by a network of horse riders. On the 19th September they are organising group rides to convey the message to motorists that they need to slow down and give a wide berth. Of course, cyclists are vulnerable road users as well, and support the spreading …

Clean Air Day Activities – Thu – 17th June 2021.

Clean Air Day Logo 2021

From 1pm Capital of Cycling staff and volunteers from Clean Air Bradford and other local groups will be in Lister Park, by the cafe by Cartwright Hall. As part of our Big Bike Revival Programme, we’re taking action on Clean Air Day to help raise awareness of the importance of clean air and the environment …

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 …

Big Bike Revival – Bike Health Checks

[THIS PAGE IS NOT CURRENT} We’re currently running free minor repairs and maintenance checks on Fridays for the rest of the year. You just need to drop your bike down to us in the morning on Thursday or Friday and leave a few contact details with us. We will do our best to fix your …

Bingley Belles – Local Club Spotlight

We recently had the pleasure of doing a short presentation for Bingley Belle’s AGM. Following conversations with their members, we decided we would ‘affiliate’ with them as they are doing great stuff for cycling within the Bradford District. If you live in or near Bingley, they could just be the group for you! We were …

Adult Lessons are back!

Lesson in progress

We’re offering Adult Learn to Ride and Adult Confidence Building Cycle Lessons once again, and they’re running on Thursdays. We’re limiting group sizes to four and doing what we can to make the activities as safe as possible, and being as cautious as possible – but we think it’s time. More about safety procedures are …