Welcome to Cycle Kingston

Welcome

Interested in cycling in and around Kingston? Well you've come to the right place. This is the one-stop source of information which answers all your cycling needs! The site is full of hints and tips for all cyclists, including cycle training, rides and routes, clubs, as well as advice on where to buy or hire a bike, plus local cycling news updates. And really, it's your site. We'd welcome your comments, news and opinions, so do please get in touch.

And how about becoming a Cycling Instructor? Kingston Council are looking for new Cycling Instructors and will provide full training. There's some information in the footer of this page, and more details and a Cycling Instructor application form here. Go on - what's stopping you?!

Why?

Cycling is a fantastic experience. The wind in the hair, the freedom it creates, the health benefits, and the savings in travel costs. But more importantly, it is enjoyable! So why not cycle?? Whether you fancy hitting the road with Mark Cavendish, or the track with Laura Trott, or just take the grandchildren for a picnic in the park, cycling can provide you with it all.

Where?

Road? Track? Mountain? Park? Really, it is up to you! Are you competitive or social? Do you like being with other cyclists or on your own? Choices, choices. It's a very personal experience, but one thing is guaranteed; once you start you will want to keep going!

What next?

Get your bike out of the shed (how about a Dr Bike to check it over?) or pop to a shop and buy one, and then come and join us! It really is that simple!
Kingston Council are hoping to turn Kingston into a 'mini-Holland'. Read more about it here.

 

Why?

Cycling is a fantastic experience. The wind in the hair, the freedom it creates, the health benefits, and the savings in travel costs. But more importantly, it is enjoyable! So why not cycle?? Whether you fancy hitting the road with Mark Cavendish, or the track with Laura Trott, or just take the grandchildren for a picnic in the park, cycling can provide you with it all.

Where?

Road? Track? Mountain? Park? Really, it is up to you! Are you competitive or social? Do you like being with other cyclists or on your own? Choices, choices. It's a very personal experience, but one thing is guaranteed; once you start you will want to keep going!

What next?

Get your bike out of the shed (how about a Dr Bike to check it over?) or pop to a shop and buy one, and then come and join us! It really is that simple!
Kingston Council are hoping to turn Kingston into a 'mini-Holland'. Read more about it here.

 

Latest News

Kingston University student creates bike made from golf clubs

Jan 4th, 2017

Inspired by the increase of cyclists on the roads in Kingston, Calum Ray, 22, a graphics design student at Kingston University, created the bike for his final project.

The frame is made from second-hand golf clubs, bought for 99p from eBay. With help from the technicians at Kingston University's workshops, he turned the golf clubs into a fully-functioning, lightweight bicycle. Impressive!

Read more of the story here.

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Become a cycling instructor

If you love cycling, you might consider becoming a cycling instructor. Whether you would like to make it a full-time job or you just want to pass on some skills at your local school or youth club, undertaking the National Standard Instructor training is the first step.

Kingston is the only London borough recognised as an instructor training organisation (ITO). Since 2007, we have trained more than 300 instructors for local authorities and independent providers.

You can read more about our training here, and learn more about being a Bikeability Instructor here

Get involved?

Cycling is a fantastic way to exercise, travel, and enjoy the great outdoors. Wind in the hair (under your helmet of course), sunglasses on, and a picnic in your bag. However, not everyone sees it this way.

Therefore, CycleKingston is appealing to you to share the good, the bad (and the ugly?!) We want to hear your cycling experiences, news and showcase success stories along the way too.

If you have material you think we should feature on the website, drop us an email on info@cyclekingston.net with the information and some images and we'll do our best to feature them.

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