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Get into cycling before 2018

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Posted: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 10:19

Get into cycling before 2018

British Cycling are looking to get more people active across the country, and Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland are just three locations with special rides through 2017.

One of the easiest activities to get into, cycling can be done alone or with part of a group and thanks to the HSBC Rides, those group rides are easy to come by. Whether you're looking to get into cycling or just finetune your bike riding abilities, there is something for everyone.

And no matter your level, there is an opportunity to get cycling over the next few months thanks to a number of schemes targetted at getting more people out on the saddle.

HSBC Guided Rides

HSBC UK Guided Rides take the hassle out of organising a bike ride. Trained British Cycling Ride Leaders will show you the way along carefully selected routes – and offer a little friendly support if you need it. Even better, it's completely free to take part.

The rides vary in difficulty from Easygoing pootles around the park to Challenging slogs over the hills, meaning there's a ride for everybody in 2017.

There are 16 different rides running between now and the turn of the year, all in our area. Ranging from 5 miles all the way up to 34, different challenges are available. For more information, visit https://www.letsride.co.uk/rides?lat=52.6368778&lng=-1.1397591999999577&location=Leicester&radius=10&distance_min=0&distance_max=40&duration_min=0&duration_max=10&date_from=18%2F08%2F2017&date_to=30%2F11%2F2017&product%5B%5D=2&permitted_gender=true&has_booking_spaces=true&sort_by=soonest&dt=1503043216319

HSBC UK Breeze

HSBC UK Breeze offers fun, free bike rides – as well as plenty of support and inspiration – for women of all abilities across Leicestershire.

Rides are led by enthusiastic volunteer Breeze Champions all year round, so whether your idea of a good bike ride is three miles round the park or thirty miles over the hills, we'll help you get out there on great routes, in friendly company.

To find female-only rides across our area, visit https://www.letsride.co.uk/breeze.

HSBC UK Ride Social

Looking to organise rides, join others or find new routes? HSBC UK Ride Social is Britain's biggest social cycling community, making it the perfect place to start!

The platform is a great way to meet likeminded cyclists in Leicestershire, with loads of great groups and rides across the county.

For more information, visit https://www.letsride.co.uk/social.

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Partners

  • Safeguarding
    Sport England
  • Age UK L&R
    Leicester City Council
  • British Heart Foundation
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Blaby District Council
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Rutland County Council
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Loughborough University
  • Melton Borough Council
    Equality Standard
  • East Midlands Platform
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • QUEST
    County Sport Network
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council