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Cycling

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Cycling

Updated 7 September 2017 2:25pm

More and more everyday people are discovering the benefits of getting around by bicycle. That's no surprise. Cycling is often quicker, more fun and healthier than driving for short distances.

Cycling to work

Riding to work can be a great way to start the day – check out these commuting tips from CAW and give it a go! 

Cycling to school

Cycling to school can have many benefits for children. It can improve road safety, decision making and risk assessment skills as well as increasing general health and wellbeing. Find out more about the journey to school including free Pedal Ready cycle skills training and our annual Movin’March school’s event.

New to cycling?

If you are new to cycling, check out our tips for getting started and staying safe on the road. For extra help contact Pedal Ready to find a cycle skills training session near you.

Where to ride?

For lunchtime and weekend rides, there are some fantastic places to bike around our region, from scenic rides along the coast or on quiet country roads, river trails or mountain biking in one of our many parks.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, there are rides for all levels – check out the where to ride links box to the right or head over to our maps page.