I’d like to share the story of an amazing lady who I’ve been privileged to support recently on her cycling journey.
Free learn to ride and cycle confidence events
Do you know someone who would like to learn to cycle or improve their confidence on two (or more) wheels? Thanks to grant funding from Sustrans and Sport England, Swindon Cycle Campaign has organised free events to help everyone get cycling – from toddlers to teens to OAPs. We've already held three events on 2nd and 3rd April, and... Continue Reading →
Getting More Women and Girls on Bikes
I love getting around by bike, it’s such a feeling of freedom and it’s great fun. It’s a healthy way to travel, for both me and the planet. It’s a cheap form of transport and I can carry all the things I need with ease in my basket, pannier bags and child-seat. I’m very aware... Continue Reading →
FREE, fun, guided rides with Let’s Ride Swindon
Do you want to build confidence getting around your local area by bike? How about discovering more of the hidden gems of Swindon? British Cycling volunteers like me organise regular, FREE, guided bike rides across Swindon. We’re all fully trained and have first aid qualifications so you’re in safe hands. Let’s Ride is a nationwide... Continue Reading →
FREE, fun, led rides starting up again soon!
With lockdown restrictions beginning to ease, British Cycling volunteers like me are preparing to restart a programme of free, guided bike rides across Swindon. From the spring, our local team of fully qualified ride leaders will be putting on rides especially aimed at those who bought a bike, or returned to cycling, over the past... Continue Reading →
Get Cycling for World Bicycle Relief this New Year
I’m a keen advocate of cycling not being a seasonal sporting activity but an important year-round mode of transport. I love seeing the changing seasons by bike and wrapping up on those frosty winter mornings. There couldn’t be a better time than now to get out into the fresh air and enjoy nature, with so... Continue Reading →
Free Led Bike Rides in Swindon
If you are amongst the thousands of people up and down the country who have recently discovered (or re-discovered) the joys of cycling there is some good news for you. British Cycling has recruited a team of specially trained volunteer ride leaders who are ready to help you explore more of Swindon by bike. Ride... Continue Reading →
Free cycle confidence courses and led rides this summer in Swindon
Are you tempted to dust off your bike this summer and try cycling? It’s a fantastic, fun way to get active and explore your local area and there’s plenty of opportunities this summer to get cycling for free! Swindon Borough Council are supporting the ‘Let’s Ride’ initiative, a partnership between HSBC and British Cycling to... Continue Reading →