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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 July 2021 Although certain legal restrictions have ended, Capital of Cycling is continuing to help prevent the spread of Covid 19 by remaining cautious. We require anyone entering the building to abide by this. We will still: Require face coverings indoors Run sessions with small groups only Encourage home and flexible working Limit …

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 …

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 …

Celebration Ride and Pedal Powered Cinema!

When and where: Friday 27th. Ride to Saltaire Brewery from Capital of Cycling. Meeting from 4pm to set off at 5pm sharp. We expect to arrive at the Saltaire Brewery from 6pm, and the film starts at 7:30pm At Saltaire Brewery there’ll be a pedal powered cinema from 7:30pm – so you can just turn …

Bradford Cycling Festival 2019

Find out what’s going on in the weeks running up to the UCI World’s race in Bradford. Rides, family activities, arts, food and culture. It’s a big celebration of Bradford’s Cycling Scene! Apart from the race itself, particular highlights are: Community Celebration Ride and Pedal Powered Cinema event on the Friday evening before the ride. …