Stevenage Cycling Festival

Hertfordshire Cycling; Kinetic; Decathlon; Breeze by British Cycling; We are Cycling UK

Stevenage Cycling Festival is here and there are a range of fun and friendly cycling activities for you and your family to get involved in and the best part is, many of them are free!

From led rides, to beginner cycling courses to family events; there really is something for everyone to enjoy.

The festival is brought to you by a dedicated team of volunteers and professionals from Herts Cycling, We are Cycling UK (Stevenage branch), British Cycling Breeze and Ride Social Champions, Kinetic Cycles and Stevenage Borough Council. 

What’s on

Over the next few months there will be weekly led rides running of different distances catering for a wide range of abilities levels from complete beginners to buddying cyclists.

Led Rides

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Delivered by Breeze and Ride Social Champions (British Cycling Volunteers)

A series of beginner rides known as 'Ride Social' will be running every Wednesday evening. If you are new to cycling and want to build confidence cycling over short distances in a social, friendly atmosphere these rides are for you.

  • Ride title: Stevenage Starter Ride
  • Meeting point: Decathlon, Asda store, Monkswood Way, Stevenage, SG1 1LA.
  • Day: Every other Wednesday (from June- September)
  • Time: 6.45pm
  • Distance: 6 miles (easy going on cycle ways)
  • Bike needed: Any (as long as it's in good working order)

Family Taster Rides

Delivered by We are Cycling UK - Stevenage (volunteers)

Safe easy child friendly ridges with experienced leaders

  • Ride title: Family  taster rides
  • Meeting point: Costello's Cafe, Fairland's Valley Park
  • Day: Tuesdays
  • Date(s): 25 July, 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 August
  • Time: 2pm
  • Distance: between 5 and 10 miles (depending on the ability of the group
  • Bike needed: Any (as long at it's in good working order)

To join in either of these rides please visit www.letsride.co.uk to register and book free of charge.

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Volunteers at We are Cycling UK Stevenage (formerly Stevenage and North Herts CTC) will be running various beginner rides of 5-10 miles on the cycleways in Stevenage. The rides for the more competent cyclist are longer distances of between 24 and 75 miles.

In addition they run a regular Saturday start ride meeting at Costello's Café in Fairlands Valley Park leaving at 2pm.

For full details of the rides check out their website www.stevenagectc.org.uk.

Courses and workshop

Use this link for the full programme of courses and workshops which are coming up across the town.

Contact us

For more information about Stevenage Cycling Festival please get in touch:
Email: leisure@stevenage.gov.uk
Tel: 01438 242242 (Customer Service Centre)