Promotion and Encouragement

Cycling has given Tashi a new-found sense of freedom as she waits to hear whether she can stay in this country – a freedom she can never enjoy in her homeland of Tibet.

 
 
As a 17-year-old asylum seeker from Pakistan, Mohammed couldn’t afford a bike. Today, not only does he own one, he has also learned how to fix it and has trained to become a Ride Leader.

 
 
From beer and brownies to pond-dipping and fund-raising, dozens of Birmingham cyclists went on rides with a difference to celebrate the end of a fantastic summer of cycling with the Big Bike Revival.

 
 
Cycletopia - 31 Oct 2016 - Campaign
CTC's Cycletopia is made up of real life examples of what can be done to make Britain's towns and cities more cycle friendly, combined in a single image.

 
 
Sam Sahdra reckons cycling with the Handsworth Ladies is like being part of one big, happy family. Not that Sam got off to the greatest of starts when she first considered taking up cycling. She saw her grandchildren riding their bikes, asked them if they would help her to cycle – and they said she was too old!

 
 
The quality of entries for our Best Community Project award was so high that it ended up being shared between two extremely worthy and hard-working groups – Whalley Range on Wheels and Onna Bike. Both are Cycling UK Community Clubs, both have been heavily involved in our Big Bike Revival – and both have been helping people to cycle, with fantastic benefits to their respective communities.

 
 
Streetbikes has won a prestigious Cycling UK award for organising the John Radford Memorial Ride and for its work promoting cycling for all ages and abilities in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire.

 
 
Professional BMX flatland rider and Guinness World Record holder Matti Hemmings wowed spectators with a special demonstration of his bike stunt skills in Sholing, Southampton, as part of Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival.

 
 
The Salvation Army are helping to transform the lives of asylum seekers and refugees in Swindon through Cycling UK’s Big Bike Revival.

 
 
Birmingham has caught the cycling bug this summer thanks to Urban Cycles and the Big Bike Revival.

 
 
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