Category «Activities»

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 …

Wednesday Evening ‘Bike Kitchen’

Workshop Tools

Wednesday evenings, 5 – 8pm Capital of Cycling @ Rawson Road venue, BD1 3SH (behind the Oastler Market) About the Sessions This session is open to all; a community bike fix DIY drop-in session where you can come along and use our workshop to repair your own bike. You’ll have access to our tools, our …

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 …

Learn to Ride Sessions (5-14 year olds)

We’re delighted to be hosting Learn to Ride Sessions on Saturdays. Our qualified Bike-ability instructors will help get your kids on two wheels for fitness and fun! In partnership with Margaret Carey Foundation (funded by Cycling UK), we’re offering free kids learn to ride sessions on Saturdays – 5th, 12th and 19th of Feb. Sessions …