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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.

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

Find Cycling Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

British Cycling

Contact Name
General Enquiries
Contact Telephone
0161 274 2000

Pedal Revolution

Cycle shop with store in Norwich and Gorleston

Iceni Velo

A cycling club with regular club runs. All you need is the ability to ride a bike.

Aylsham Road Cycling Club

We are a local racing team who compete in local road and MTB events
We have a closed club policy and not open to membership at this point.

Norfolk Cycle Racing

A hub for mass-start cycle racing in Norfolk and surrounding areas.

Norfolk Cycling Events

Putting on some of the best cycling events in Norfolk, Distances from 5 miles to 200 miles. Also Norfolk's only multi day event

Norfolk Outdoor Adventures

Norfolk Outdoor Adventures provide instruction, guided trips & excursions in the stunning Norfolk area across the following exciting activities... SUP (Stand Up Paddling) // Kayaking // Trail Running // Nordic Pole Running // Nordic Walking // Cycling (Ro

Cycling Club Breckland

Cycling Club Breckland was formed in 1975. The club holds activities over a wide area of Norfolk, and has weekly club meetings on Tuesday evenings at Shipdham United Reform Church Hall – between Dereham and Watton, starting about 20:00

A to Better

Delivering a sustainable travel initiative to new residential developments In Norfolk

Cyclists Touring Club CTC Norfolk

Norfolk CTC is a friendly group of cyclists. There are 3 branches based in Norwich, Diss and King's Lynn.

Tri Harder

Norfolk's finest multisport store with all of your swim, bike and run needs. Road and TT bikes, cycle clothing, swim wetsuits, triathlon apparel and much, much more!

We do weekly training sessions and also have a women's only Cycling group.

Intro to Kettlebell Class

Intro to Kettlebell Class

This class is a full body workout with weighted kettlebells, engaging more than one muscle at a time and core stabilization. This class is specifically for beginners to introduce the use of kettlebells in a structured class environment.

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.

Cycle Instructor

Could you enthuse the next generation of cyclists?

Outspoken Training are looking for enthusiastic individuals to deliver fun, inspiring and rewarding Bikeability cycle training in local primary schools. If you enjoy working outdoors, would like to work in schools, love cycling and/or have a strong interest in teaching/coaching, this role will appeal to you.

Mat Cork

Recreation Manager (Eastern)

Nigel Hampton

Regional Development Manager (Eastern)