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Cycling

British Cycling

Contact Name
General Enquiries
Contact Telephone
0161 274 2000

Get Involved

LEICESTER OPEN STREETS

Sunday 30th December

B Buddies Socials

Friday 28th December

Indoor Cycling

Friday 14th December

Beginners Easy Breeze

Saturday 22nd December

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How can you make your move?

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 09:00

Track Cycling World Cup

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - Sun, 16 Dec 2018

National Track Championships 2019

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - Sun, 27 Jan 2019

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - Thu, 21 Mar 2019

CiCle Classic Rutland-Melton

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 (00:00 - 01:00)

What is Cycling?

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

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.

Campaigns

Make your Move

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

National Parks Week: 22-29 July

National Parks Week is the National Parks family's annual celebration of everything that is unique and wonderful about our 15 National Parks - Britain's breathing spaces.

Local Programmes

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day.

GO GOLD Funding Programme

The aim of GO GOLD is to support talented young athletes, including those athletes who are being recognised by their National Governing Bodies as being our future Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth

School Games (Leicester-Shire & Rutland)

A unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport.

Your local Physical Activity, Sport & Health Team

Delivering programmes to support you to become more active.

National Programmes

Breeze

Breeze is the biggest programme ever to get more women into riding bikes for fun.

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough LSA
    Active Leicester
    Blaby LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Sport England
    Melton LSA
    County Sport Network
    NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Safeguarding
    O&W LSA
    Active Rutland
    H&B LSA

Partners

  • Safeguarding
    NWL LSA
  • Blaby LSA
    Active Rutland
  • Sport England
    Charnwood LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Harborough LSA
  • O&W LSA
    H&B LSA
  • Active Leicester
    County Sport Network
  • Equality Standard
    Melton LSA