Cycling

A young girl on a bike during Cardiff's traffic free day
A stall in the street during traffic-free day in Cardiff
A family pose for a photo in the street during traffic free day in Cardiff
Two people pose for photos with a signs during traffic free day
People posing for a photo by some stall during the traffic free day in cardiff
Travelling in an environment with no congestion or air pollution may seem like a far-fetched desire but Cardiff's Car Free Day is proof that it doesn’t have to be. Cardiff’s Car Free Day, which took...
17 May 2019
The launch of Big Pedal 2019. School children and staff sit on their bikes

Organised by Sustrans, the Big Pedal is the largest inter-school cycling, walking and scooting competition of its kind in the UK.

This year’s Sustrans Big Pedal, the UK’s largest cycling, scooting and walking competition for schools, saw a record 3.8 million journeys made by bike, foot or scooter as children and parents ditched...
17 May 2019
people with bikes decorated as boats arrive at the National Boat Museum

The annual festival celebrates Ellesmere Port's rich heritage of bicycles and boats, and revives the bike carnivals of the 1900s

The popular ‘Bikes and Boats’ Festival inspired by Ellesmere Port’s bike carnivals of the 1900s, will be back on Sunday 26 May for the third year running. The fun-packed day, which is organised by us...
16 May 2019
map of propsed cycle routes on Isle of Man

The Active Travel Investment Plan shows the priority routes to help increase walking and cycling in the target area of Douglas and its surroundings

a man talking at the launch event in Douglas, Isle of Man

The plan focuses on a 2.5-mile radius of Douglas town centre with around 35% of the island’s population.

The Isle of Man Government has launched an Active Travel Investment Plan, developed by us, to highlight priority routes for cycling and walking. We were commissioned by the Isle of Man Government as...
16 May 2019

Loraine Patterson with twin daughters Grace and Lily at CS Lewis Square

Belcycle is back. Belfast’s family-friendly festival dedicated to all things cycling will take place on Saturday 15 June at CS Lewis Square in east Belfast. Be inspired to get on your bike – whatever...
13 May 2019
Bicycle with bag on the back, propped up against a bench with field in background

Pack up your bag, grab your tent and head out for a cycling adventure

Group of friends sitting by a canal together with their bicycles propped up in the background

Gather your friends, hop on your bikes and spend time together at one of these campsites

Group of children celebrating on bikes on traffic-free path

Camping is a fun and exciting experience for the whole family

These seven great campsites are conveniently located near the National Cycle Network, perfect for a cycling and camping combo. Why not use them as a base for exploring, or somewhere to stop off and...
13 August 2014
A cargo bike loaded up with boxes from the sustrans london office move

Office move by cargo bike with Pedal Me

Sustrans staff loading the cargo bike with a printer

We even moved the printer by cargo bike!

We have moved our London offices across the capital from Farringdon to Tower Hamlets by electric cargo bikes, in an exciting step for us as we focus on our 2019 goals, including an overhaul of the...
8 May 2019
A female cycling through a field during the early evening

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A female cyclist looking out over a beach on a sunny day

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With spring in full swing, it’s time to get out and explore some of the best routes on the National Cycle Network. Here are a few accessories that are perfect for spring bike touring.  1.    Bike...
3 May 2019
a man and a woman shake hands in front of a picture of The Queen

Jo Ropner, Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire presented Malcolm with the award at her home at Camp Hill

One of our long standing volunteers in Harrogate has been awarded a British Empire Medal for his services to cycling. Malcolm Margolis attended the medal presentation on 9 April with his wife Gia, at...
1 May 2019

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