upcoming events

Pick from 4 brand new routes - 10,25,50 and 75 miles through beautiful countryside.

Midday until 4pm. Bring your bike for a free check.

 

Learn to Ride and Combined levels 1 & 2 are available to book.
Challenge yourself to cycle 55km, 100km or 100miles.

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local riders

'I love the interaction with other road users – I've learnt that it is important to be confident and make eye contact with other road users - if you make eye contact, it proves you're human.' Laura Pountney talks to us about how cycling is so central to her and her family. Read the full interview here
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With the summer holidays upon us, we give you some ideas for fun days out by bike.

If you want to increase your confidence to cycle, we are offering Bikeability Learn to Ride and Bikeability combined levels 1 & 2 in August for adults and children which will take place at the Corporal Budd VC gymnasium off Berechurch Road.

In terms of events coming up, Suffolk’s Crafted Classique sportive takes place on the 12th August offering a selection of exciting routes suitable for all abilities.

We will be at the Myland fete on the 28th August, bring your bike for a free health check, we will have bikes to try out and a flag painting activity for the kids.

Local charity St Helena Hospice’s annual fundraising bike ride is coming up on September 8th, with a selection of different length routes, could you take part in the ride?  If not could you volunteer to help marshal the route?

A few months in from Cycling UK’s successful #TooCloseForComfort campaign to purchase distance mats for the majority of police forces in the UK, ,33 out of 45 police forces, including Essex, have been quick to adopt the campaign. Have you noticed a difference in driver behaviour?

Well done to the Colchester schools that won categories in the summer term Eco Race and find out how your school can take part next year.

If you have been following the controversy over the Mile End Road cycle path, read about the outcome of CCC’s campaign.  

Finally if you feel your kids are overly dependent on screens and spend far too much time indoors, come along to a free screening of the acclaimed film Project Wild Thing at Firstsite on the 30th August. ‘This film will change your life’ claims The Guardian!

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