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0161 274 2000

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ParkRide - Whitlingham

Saturday 23rd February

GO TRI High Lodge Duathlon

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 (10:00 - 13:00)

Inclusive Cycling Hub Club

Multiple Dates

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Diss Duathlon 2019

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 (09:30 - 16:00)

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

Mat Cork

Recreation Manager (Eastern)

British Cycling

Nigel Hampton

Regional Development Manager (Eastern)

British Cycling