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0161 274 2000

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Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - Thu, 21 Mar 2019

UCI Supercross BMX World Cup

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - Sun, 28 Apr 2019

Cycle for Cransley

Sun, 23 Jun 2019 (07:30 - 15:00)

2022 Commonwealth Games

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - Sun, 07 Aug 2022

What is Cycling?

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

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.

Equipment

Bike, Helmet, reflective clothing, lights.

Facts

  • In London 2012, the Great Britain Cycling Team won eight gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals which easily placed them at the top of the medal table
  • Great Britain Para-cycling Team won eight gold medals, nine silver medals and five bronze medals also at London 2012

Campaigns

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

National Programmes

Breeze

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

Local Contacts

Jo-Anne Downing

Recreation Manager-South

Telephone
07940 302177