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New This Girl Can cohorts

We have new cohorts of our fabulous This Girl Can sessions starting soon. This a five week course of bike skills, basic mechanics skills and led rides designed to get women who can ride a bike, but don’t out riding. Dates are: Thursday evenings 6pm-8pm starting 9th June Saturday morning 10-12pm starting 18th June Saturday …

Bikes for Refugees Project

For years now we’ve been supporting asylum seekers and refugees by gifting bikes and providing activities such as bike maintenance drop-ins, volunteering opportunities and training. We donate 10 or more bikes every week to refugees and asylum seekers. A bike can be a life-changing resource when you’re dropped in a new place without much in …

Cycle for Health

We are thrilled to be partnering with Cycling UK to deliver their Cycle for Health programme. Cycle for Health is a a programme that provides a route into regular activity, building fitness and self-esteem. Designed specifically for adults identified as having poor mental or physical health, the 12-week package of support develops skills and grows …

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 …

We’re on the move!

Our current home at Hall Ings is earmarked for demolition under plans to renovate the city centre, so with a twinge of sadness, but also some excitement, we are relocating to a new base behind Oastler Market. Our new home will be in the former blood donation centre on Rawson Road, and although not as …

Cycling to COP26

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is the 26th United Nations Climate Change conference. It is scheduled to be held in the city of Glasgow, Scotland, between 31 October and 12 November 2021, under the presidency of the United Kingdom. In order to raise awareness of the need to decarbonise …

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 …

Women’s only cycle sessions starting soon!

We are absolutely thrilled to announce we have been awarded Sport England “This Girl Can” funding to run sessions gettting women who are not confident cycling out on their bikes. We will be offering 10 cohorts of women five sessions to get them out and about on the bikes. The sessions will include basic bike …

Spokes not blokes

We are starting a new monthly drop-in for all women, non-binary & trans folks to learn about fixing bikes in a welcoming, safe space. Booking a space means you’ll have a work stand in the workshop to repair your bike with some support from us. You’ll be able to repair your own bike and learn …