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Be prepared for winter - get a free bike check - full details in our events calendar!

It's getting darker isn't it? So starting from this Saturday, Kingston Council's Cycling team will be popping up all over the borough to help you get your bike ready for winter, with free bike checks,

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Lots of local rides this weekend!

If you fancy a group ride this weekend be it easy or challenging, have a look at our events page.

There are 3 local rides to choose from this Sunday, all led by qualified ride leaders with a range of fantastic routes so you'll be guaranteed a great ride and plenty of socialising! 

Autumn is a lovely time of year to be out and about on your bike, with like minded folk, isn't it? So what are you waiting for?

More details on our events page here

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Cycle To Work Day

Wednesday,14 September 2016, is Cycle to Work Day, which is a national event that aims to encourage everyone to take to two wheels for at least one day.

You can pledge activity as a cyclist, an employer or a bike store. In addition, people can challenge friends and employers to sign up to Cycle to Work Day.

By pledging you will be able to add to over 500,000 miles pledged by 36,000 riders. It is promoted by Cyclescheme UK, Cyclescheme Ireland and Halfords. Have a look at the website to see what it is all about!

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Receive funding for a cycling project with London Cycling Grants

Got a great idea to help get more people cycling but don't have the money to make it a reality? Cycling Grants London offers grants of up to £10,000 over 3 years to projects that encourage London’s diverse communities to cycle more often and more safely.

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Surrey to Devon Coast Cycle Experience

Huge congratulations and well done to Ted Bright and his intrepid team for completing a grueling 240 mile bike ride over just 3 days.  Ted, owner of Bright Cycles organised the challenge and was supported by the cycling team which included local big wave surfer Andrew Cotton and his personal fitness instructor Andrew Blake.  The cyclists battled harsh weather but arrived safely in Saunton Sands with beaming smiles in the knowledge that they had raised in the region of £11,000.00

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RBK Cycling Team releases new Bike Maintenance Course Dates

If you would like to attend a basic bike maintenance course, the Cycling Team at Kingston Council has just released the dates for their courses for the rest of the year. Practically based and lasting half a day, the courses cost only £15 per person to cover venue costs. Check our events calendar here to find a time which suits you.

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Free Summer Holiday Cycling Courses for Children

RBK has just announced the dates and venues for this summer's courses, so book early to avoid disappointment! Everything you need to know is here.

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Holiday camps for kids on bikes - Teaching your children to cycle safely

The Kids' Bike Camp is a holiday camp running through July and August at Grey Court School in Ham, dedicated to improving the cycling skills of primary school children whilst they have fun. Based on the Bikeability programme and taught by National Standard Cycling Instructors, attending the camp will:

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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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