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Big Bike Revival – Bike Health Checks

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 bike within a half-hour allocated …

Mon 26th October – Bikeability Level 1 (Ages 10-12)

Aimed at school aged kids (ages 10-12). We would also consider kids 9-13 if there are enough places). All kit is provided but you need to bring a face mask and if you have one, your own helmet. About the course The Bikeability Level 1 course aims to develop mastery in cycle handling in an …

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 …

Covid-19 Mutual Aid – NHS and key worker bike loans

About the scheme Capital of Cycling is working with other charities and volunteers to offer free bike loans to support NHS staff, carers and key workers across Bradford (www.capitalofcycling.org/nhs). Over 100 bikes have already been loaned. Those benefiting have included cleaners, a clinical director, nurses, doctors, GPs, emergency care assistants, physiotherapists and occupational therapists. Many …

COVID-19 Statement

Updated 19th October 2020 Due to the Corona Virus pandemic we had to cancel most organised group activities. There is also no public access to our workshop at this time. We’re very sorry that we’ve had to do this to play our small part in combating the spread of Covid-19. We have recently restarted adult …

Refugee Bikes Project Fundraiser

We’re hoping to re-start a bike gifting project for asylum seekers and refugees soon. We did some major gifting work in 2017 thanks to the generosity of the Margaret Carey Foundation and a small grant from Cycling UK. The need has not gone away and we hope to do the same in 2020. Asylum seekers …

JU:MP Programme for 10-14 year olds

We’re delighted to announce the continuation of our JU:MP on a Bike Programme – For Ages 10-14 – Saturdays 1-3pm You must live in one of these areas to get a place: Girlington, Manningham, Frizinghall, Heaton, Windhill, Allerton, Lower Grange, Undercliffe, Fagley, Eccleshill, Ravenscliffe, Bradford City centre. We invite you to sign up to our …

Feb Half Term: Balance, Learn to Ride and Family Fun!

ALL FREE! Supported by Bradford Council’s Bikeability Programme and with help from the JU:MP Programme Get your little one cycling for the first time with our balance bike sessions for tots (2-8 years old), or older kids with learn to ride (5-14 year old) and confidence building sessions or sign up for our family fun …