For me there is almost no better feeling than getting out and enjoying a nice long ride on the bike. And I’m not just talking about a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon. From mountain biking in the Alps, […]Read More
When bicycles first started appearing the Industrial Revolution was in full swing. They allowed workers to get into cities quicker, or allowed them to work at a factory in the next town. Unlike horses they didn’t require to be feed […]Read More
1.Land’s End to John O’Groats. Starting in Cornwall in the southwest of England and going to the northeastern tip of Scotland, this trip will take you all across the UK. At 1000 miles (some 2000km) and two weeks it’s an […]Read More
Cycling is viewed as some people as a sport or a hobby and by others more as a means of transportation. And by some it’s a combination in the way that cars can be used simply as a method of […]Read More
The Leicester Shire Cycle Challenge is taking place to encourage people to get on their bikes, have some fun and experience the benefits cycling can offer.
During rush hour, cycling can be up to twice as fast as going by car.
Events and activities will be held during the Challenge to give as many people as possible the chance to try riding a bike for 10 minutes.
Building Cycling Cultures is taking place in Leicester this weekend. It aims to celebrate […]
To date, on this site:
102 organisations have recorded trips
2,511 people have recorded trips
539 people hadn’t cycled in more than a year before cycling for the Challenge.
32,079 cycle trips recorded
312,105 miles cycled
40.5 million Kj of energy burnt (equivalent to 2,764 pounds […]
Join the Challenge
Have you spotted more bikes around Leicestershire recently? Are you thinking about joining in the fun and getting back on yours? The Leicester Shire Cycle Challenge is back for a second year this summer – it is a […]