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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 …

Please vote for us!

We have been fortunate to shortlisted for the LNER Community Award, if we win, we’ll get a grant to help us continue our work, using cycling to make Bradford and healthier, happier, fairer place. To vote for us, please click here https://survey.alchemer.eu/s3/90493480/2023-LNER-Customer-and-Community-Investment-Fund-survey?fbclid=IwAR3s8DA3rab5XoKTPIpiSjDZtxmwmZ2FeGNk5UB1jb7rovga604ppWeO45M and fill in the short survey. We are under education and employability

Your Feedback: Thornton Road Cycle Route

Have your say on a new cycle route The West Bradford Cycle Superhighway Extension Scheme is a cycling infrastructure project that aims to provide a safer extension to the CityConnect route network as well as improved connections between the city centre and a number of residential areas located along Thornton Road, including Girlington, Crossley Hall …

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 …