Cycling UK's Women's Festival of Cycling
There are lots of inspiring women who enjoy cycling and many groups who encourage women with female-friendly rides. The Women's Festival of Cycling aims to brings together the great things that are already happening, and inspire more women to discover the thrill of riding bikes for themselves - whatever their age, fitness or ability!
Everything you need to know about leading a ride can be found in our Ride Leader and Event Organiser resources.
FREE gifts for organisers and riders!
The first 50 groups, clubs or individuals to register a women's ride for this July will receive a FREE Cycling UK organisers' party pack with everything you need to make the ride go with a swing including a smart Cycling UK branded picnic rug, bunting, bicycle napkins, a recipe sheet and more PLUS a FREE Cycling UK goodie bag for up to 10 riders containing items such as a customised bell, jelly beans, water bottle, and useful tote bag, (Note exact contents may vary.)
A dedicated Women's Festival of Cycling organisers' resource pack will be available soon comprising posters, leaflets, flyers and so on so you can publicise your ride.
Registration for Organisers
To register your ride, follow the instructions attached below. - you do not have to be a Cycling UK member to do so. All registered women's only rides taking place this July will be covered by our Organisers' Liability insurance, as long as they are run in accordance with our guidance.
If you group, club or body is not affiliated to Cycling UK already, you can join and benefit from our Organisers' Liability cover from as little as £75 a year and have peace of mind, as well as support all the great work we do on behalf of all cyclists. If you would like help registering a ride, please contact Julie Rand, Women's Festival of Cycling Coordinator.
Registration for Participants
If you would like to take part in one of the rides listed below, please contact one of the organisers in advance to let them know. They will give you instructions on how to register for the ride. Note that children under 18 MUST have signed parental consent forms (if the ride organiser is happy to have them on the ride) and under 13s MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian, in accordance with our Participation Policy for Children and Young People.
Female-friendly cycling events:
Groups with Women Only Rides
|Group||Type of group|
|Cycle Ayrshire, part of Cycling UK||CTC Member Group|
|Chester and North Wales CTC Caer a Gogledd Cymru||CTC Member Group|
|CTC Cornwall||CTC Member Group|
|Devon||CTC Member Group|
|CTC Fife & Kinross||CTC Member Group|
|CTC Fylde Bicycle Belles||CTC Member Group|
|Hertfordshire||CTC Member Group|
|Cycling UK Lincolnshire||CTC Member Group|
|South Herts Cyclists||CTC Member Group|
|Two Mills (Wirral)||CTC Member Group|