Cycling

Cycling

Information relating to Cycling including routes throughout Broxtowe.

 

bike   Benefits of Cycling     

There are many benefits of cycling. Cycling can improve your health, keep you fit, help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and help you to lose weight. It's also good for the environment and it can save you money on transport costs. Cycling really is a great activity for the whole family.

Cycling Hints, Tips, Routes and Information

There are lots of places to cycle and lots of tips to get you started on this page such as free cycle training and group rides. Explore the links listed in the 'Offsite Links' section and documents to find out more.

Discover Trails in Broxtowe

Two fantastic trails in Broxtowe you can cycle cover approximately  the whole of the boroughs boundary about 40 miles. They are the Erewash Valley Trail and Broxtowe Country Trail. They take your along canal paths, to locks, through woodlands, nature sites, sites of interest, the River Trent, places for refreshments  and more.  They are signed and have plenty of short cuts and circular routes you can follow. See the leaflets on this page you can download. If you need copies of the leaflets contact us.


Broxtowe Cycle Routes

If you would like a cycle map  for Broxtowe Borough area either pick one up from the Council Offices Beeston, and Bramcote/Kimberley/Chilwell Leisure Centres  or contact the Energy and Sustainability team and we will send a map to you. The  'Nottingham Cycle Map' is an interactive map showing the Gedling, Nottingham City and Broxtowe area cycling maps.


The Broxtowe Cycling Quest - Have a Go this Summer!!

Looking for something to do that is healthy, free and an adventure for the family? Look no further!

Ridewise  working with local partners have 8 great cycling routes for you and your family to conquer! Routes vary in length and each has its own quiz to answer as you cycle around the route!

Complete 5 of the routes and quiz sheets by the end of October 2017, send them to info@ridewise.org.uk and the first 3 drawn out on the 1st November will each win £50 to spend on cycling equipment.

This is a great way to get out and see the trails, back roads, canals, rivers and places of interest in Broxtowe. Discover the routes and find out more  here. or call Ridewise in the contacts section.


Go Sky Ride Cycle Rides - Social Cycle Rides across the Country

Various Days, Venues and Times.

Go Sky Ride offer friendly guided rides led by qualified British Cycling Leaders. Rides are free of charge and grouped to suit beginner and experienced cyclists. With different intensities and different routes, there's something for everyone through Go Sky Ride. Whether you're building your confidence or already comfortable on a bike, there will be a Go Sky Ride for you!

Participants will need their own roadworthy bike and a helmet.

Under 16's are welcome on some rides, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Find out what rides are taking place this month here.


Breeze Ladies Only Cycle Rides - Social Ladies Only Cycle Rides across the Country

Various Days, Venues and Times.

Local Breeze Champions organise free local rides for ladies only every month! Rides are fun, social and go at a speed that suits everyone in the group! Distances vary each ride and always stop or start at a café for a drink and chat!

Participants will need their own roadworthy bike and a helmet.

Rides are suitable for women aged 18 years plus.

Find out what rides are taking place this month here.


Take Pride in Your Ride

In Partnership with the Nottinghamshire Police Crime Prevention Team, Broxtowe Borough Partnership are trying to encourage everyone to keep your ride safe and secure.

Bicycles are often targeted by thieves because they are left poorly secured or not secured at all. It takes just a few seconds for the opportunist thief to steal a bike that is left unsecured.

Follow the advice from Nottinghamshire Police to secure your ride.

 


 Tour of Britain 2017

The Ovo Tour of Britain is going through Broxtowe on the 6 September. Find out more here!

 


Contact

RideWise
tel: 0115 955 2288
Energy & Sustainability
tel: 0115 917 3742