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Cycling is a great sport, loved by millions around the world.

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BMX Racing

An Overview of Cycling

From young children on stabilisers, through to adults going for long countryside rides, cycling is for everyone. Sick of being stuck in traffic? Cycling to work is also one of the easiest ways to fit exercise into your daily routine. There are also a number of cycling clubs around the UK, where coffee and cake stops are as important as the route you ride!

The sport has a lot of different disciplines - BMX, Cycle Speedway, Cycle-cross, Mountain Bike, Road and Track Cycling is an excellent form of physical activity for people seeking to improve their fitness and cardiovascular health.

Benefits

  • Increased cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased muscle strength and flexibility
  • Improved joint mobility
  • Decreased stress levels
  • Improved posture and coordination
  • Strengthened bones
  • Decreased body fat levels
  • Prevention or management of disease
  • Reduced anxiety and depression.

Costs

Bikes can be expensive but once you have one you can cycling anywhere and everywhere.

Involvement

Just hop on a bike and you're good to go. British Cycling, have information about clubs and racing tracks, and the Breeze programme for women cyclists offers a range of safe and sociable cycle routes for all abilities. If you don't have access to a bike there are hundreds of bike rental facilities across the UK.

Equipment

Bike, Helmet, reflective clothing, lights.

Find Cycling Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

British Cycling

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General Enquiries
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0161 274 2000
Cycling

Brixworth Velo

Brixworth Velo is a friendly social cycling club that meets in Brixworth on a Sunday morning for the social club run.

Swallowdale Primary School

Swallowdale Primary School provides children with a varied and carefully planned range of physical activities on a daily basis, allowing them to progress and blossom.

Inspire2tri

Inspire2tri was born from a passion to help people realise personal sporting and fitness achievements, whatever their starting point, goals, ambitions or ‘life’ challenges. We are a NFP Community Interest Company.

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy is an all through school. We have a wide range of sporting opportunities for all students in the Primary and Secondary phases. The school also welcomes the community as we take bookings in the evenings and weekends.

British Cycling - The Places to Ride Programme

British Cycling - The Places to Ride Programme

1:00am - Fri 31st December, 2021

The Places to Ride programme will fund the development of new or the improvement of existing cycling facilities in communities across England.

Cycling Instructors

We are looking to recruit motivated instructors to join our Little Riders team and deliver children’s cycling courses across Norfolk and Suffolk.

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Rutland
    Sport England
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • Safeguarding
    Harborough LSA
    Active Leicester
    Equality Standard
    Active Partnerships
  • Blaby LSA
    Melton LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
  • Sport England
    Safeguarding
  • Harborough LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Blaby LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Active Leicester
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Equality Standard