Cycling Links

Below you will find links to a variety of local and national initiatives and organisations, all offering useful advice and resources.

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Initiatives

Sustrans' Free your bike!

Get Sustrans' FREE information pack and get out and about by bike.

www.sustrans.org.uk/what-we-do/free-your-bike

 

Sustrans' Route Map

Find new places to ride your bike in Cornwall with Sustrans' free route mapping tool

www.sustrans.org.uk/map

 

British Cycling's Recreation section

Find out what’s happening in the cycling world with British Cycling

http://new.britishcycling.org.uk/recreation

 

Bikeability (School Sports Partnerships)

Bikeability is the Cycling Proficiency Test for the 21st century, designed to give the next generation the skills and confidence to ride their bikes on today's roads.

http://www.bikeability.org.uk

 

Mobilise

Mobilise! is a Cornwall-wide initiative that aims to get people more active, more often, through cycling and walking. Mobilise! organise regular cycle rides and walks on beautiful trails and paths in Cornwall.

www.mobilise-cornwall.org.uk

 

Cyclescheme

Buy a bike tax-free through the Government's Cycle to Work initiative

http://www.cyclescheme.co.uk

  

Bike4Life Cycle to Work Guarantee

Sign up your workplace and encourage your colleagues to travel to work in a greener and healthier way

www.cycletoworkguarantee.org.uk/index.php

 

Cornwall Cycle Challange

Whatever your ability... Get on your bike and raise money for Childrens Hospice Southwest

http://www.cornwallcyclechallenge.co.uk

  

Cyclewise (Cornwall Council)

Improve your basic cycling skills and learn to cycle safely

www.cornwall.gov.uk/cycletraining 

 

Cycle routes and Trails (Cornwall Council)

From the Cornish Way to some more locally distinctive and traffic free routes, this Council web resource will enable you to plan a car free day out from home or the train station.

www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=17685

 

Organisations

Sustrans

Sustrans is the UK's leading sustainable transport charity. Their vision is a world in which people choose to travel in ways that benefit their health and the environment. Every day they are working on practical, innovative ways of dealing with the transport challenges that affect us all.

http://www.sustrans.org.uk/

 

British Cycling

British Cycling is the National Governing Body of cycling and administers the sport in the following disciplines: BMX, Cycle Speedway, Cyclo-Cross, Mountain Bike, Road and Track.

http://new.britishcycling.org.uk/

 

Why Cycle?

Are you interested in getting into cycling? Are you struggling to get real, useful advice on buying your first bike? Are you confused by all the technical jargon that seems to surround bicycles? Would you appreciate honest, impartial advice to help you choose a bike, and for that bike to be both suitable and comfortable for your intended usage? Why Cycle? is here to offer you sound, impartial advice on most aspects of bicycle purchasing.

http://www.whycycle.co.uk/

 

Cornwall Council School Travel Plan Team

The School Travel Plan Team at Cornwall Council aims to promote safer cycling and encourage more people to get on their bikes. Cycling is a great aerobic exercise and is also lots of fun!

www.cornwall.gov.uk

  

CTC

CTC provides a wide range of activities and services designed to enhance the riding opportunities for existing cyclists and make it easier for new entrants to take up cycling.

http://www.ctc.org.uk/DesktopDefault.aspx?TabID=3328

 

Bike4Life

Making a Change4Life doesn't need to be difficult. With a little help, it can be really rewarding and fun! Here are some suggestions for small, easy, steps you can make to help put you and your family happily on your way... By cycling!

www.nhs.uk/change4life/Pages/Bike.aspx

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