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23 August 2017 - 1:58pm
Big Bike Revival gets Devanshi cycling to work
Devanshi has learned to fix a puncture
Devanshi Vyas used to cycle to work but stopped when she moved to Edinburgh, but a visit to the Big Bike Revival event in West Lothian has given her inspiration, guidance and confidence to get back into a cycling commute. We caught up with her to learn more about her story, the barriers she faces to cycling and her future plans.
8 August 2017 - 1:11pm
How a single Big Bike Revival ride inspired Bageshri to learn to cycle
Bageshri has learned to cycle because of the Big Bike Revival
Bageshri Hasabnis hadn’t been on a bike since she was a child and has spent almost all her adult life off a bike. That all changed last autumn when the Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) took part in Cycling UK’s first Big Bike Revival in Scotland.
18 July 2017 - 12:25pm
After two decades off a bike, Sam is pedalling forward thanks to the Big Bike Revival
Sam and her son on a Big Bike Revival led ride
The Big Bike Revival is a project working across Scotland that has partnered up with grassroots community groups to offer cycling activities and sessions, with a particular focus on new or returning cyclists. Sam is a returning rider with limited access to a bike but the Big Bike Revival activities have helped on her cycling journey:
20 June 2017 - 11:01am
Rachel and her local church fundraise £1,000 for the Edinburgh All-Ability Bike Club
Keith and Rachel Wilson, with Church members and Cycling UK staff
Rachel Wilson, aged 28, has been coming to the Edinburgh All-Ability Bike Club since it opened and is one of the project’s very first participants. Two years’ later, while she is still a regular rider with the ABC, we’ve since discovered that she has been on an impressive fundraising journey with her local church based in the south of Edinburgh, the Reid Memorial Church.
2 June 2017 - 12:06pm
The Big Bike Revival visits Cantray in the Scottish Highlands
The Big Bike Revival visits the Highland Cycle Ability Centre
This summer Cycling UK is working with 100 groups and centres in Scotland to get even more people back on their bike for everyday journeys. The Highland Cycle Ability Centre held a Big Bike Revival event and they were inundated with people wanting to learn more about inclusive cycling.
1 February 2017 - 7:33pm
Rehana's story: learning to ride a bike in your forties
Rehana has embraced cycling thanks to the Big Bike Revival
They say you never forget how to ride a bike, but what about people who never learned in the first place? The Big Bike Revival in Glasgow helped Rehana, who is now in her forties, to get her cycling confidence and she's not looked back since.
11 January 2017 - 3:23pm
The Big Bike Revival visits the Outer Hebrides
LHYCA Big Bike Revival
Since autumn 2016, the Big Bike Revival has been working across the whole of Scotland to encourage people to dust their bikes down and get cycling. Since the very beginning of the project, the Big Bike Revival was keen to make sure that lots of different communities in Scotland were given the opportunity to embrace cycling, especially in rural and more isolated areas like the Western Isles.
14 December 2016 - 4:09pm
Edinburgh ABC helps Michael get cycling again
Cycling UK cycling Case Study
Michael, a 37 year-old disabled man from Stenhouse in Edinburgh has only been visiting the ABC for a few months but is already hooked on cycling.
7 December 2016 - 4:17pm
Chhaya explores the Scottish countryside thanks to Big Bike Revival
Chhaya and the Big Bike Revival in Scotland
Before hearing about the Big Bike Revival in Scotland, the last time Chhaya had been on a bike was over 20 years ago. After attending two led rides offered by Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC), she now can't get enough of cycling.
3 May 2016 - 9:28am
How sessions at Edinburgh ABC have helped Alex
CTC cycling Case Study
Alex Cullis is a 19 year old who has been attending Edinburgh ABC bike sessions regularly since October 2015. Alex has autism and learning disabilities and has made great progress using the side-by-side trike.
20 January 2016 - 1:31pm
Play on Pedals rains supreme for Senga!
CTC cycling Case Study
Play on Pedals has gone down a storm with Senga Laurie...literally! Heavy rain left her drenched when she attended the Play on Pedals Instructor training on behalf of her nursery Langa Street, in the Maryhill/Cadder area of Glasgow.
18 January 2016 - 6:26pm
Anne’s Glass is full thanks to Play on Pedals
Cycling UK cycling Case Study Drumchapel Play on Pedals
Anne Glass is making it possible for under-fives in Glasgow to learn how to ride a bike through her trailblazing work with Play on Pedals.
29 September 2015 - 2:30pm
Tony’s story – getting a mountain biking job
Bike Club participant Tony Burns
Tony gained skills and confidence through being part of Bike Club and now he has found a job doing what he loves – cycling.
8 January 2015 - 11:23am
Lewis's Story - how Bike Club helped
Lewis Balsillie
Through funding and support from Bike Club, Lewis Balsillie has grown and developed from a teenager who went along to a school club to a young leader and peer mentor.
6 May 2014 - 3:41pm
Building bikes, changing lives
Young people and tutors on the BYOB course
Suzanne Forup manages the Bike Club Scotland programme, which enables young people to take up cycling. A recent visit showed her that cycling can help young people in very challenging circumstances..
6 November 2013 - 1:22pm
Teenagers become trainers
Young Leaders focus on their communication skills
Bike Club Scotland has developed a Package for 14-16yr olds to introduce them to the world of cycle leadership. 117 new leaders are now working with their club, group or school to help develop cycling as an activity for more young people to access.
1 August 2012 - 4:18pm
Dawson Bike Club
cyclist with trailer
Dawson Centre Bike Club in Central Scotland is encouraging families who live in Falkirk to cycle more and learn how to fix up bikes.
 
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