Cycling

MaryJane with her bicycle on the Isle of Man

Credit: MaryJane Watson

MaryJane Watson started cycling to work as part of a personal goal to lose weight. Now she loves it so much she rarely misses a day on the bike. "I’ve been cycling to work since 2007, when I first...
10 April 2019
Kris Breadner on his bike with his daughter sitting in the trailer

Credit: Kris Breadner

Kris Breadner is a teacher in Ballakermeen High School, Douglas. He started riding his bike again in his late 20s and now brings his daughter along with him. For Kris, cycling offers much more than...
10 April 2019
An apartment block with a bike hanging over a balcony

With more of us living in smaller spaces, finding space to store your bike can be tough

With towns and cities becoming more congested and more of us living in smaller accommodation than ever before, bike storage is becoming a real issue for many people. From sheds to wall hooks, there...
8 April 2019
A school girl cycling outside of her school during a street closure

I Bike, funded by the Scottish Government and delivered through Sustrans Scotland, promotes walking, cycling and scootering to school.

A young girl walking  her bike while chatting with her fiend on the way to school

According to the 2016 Hands Up Scotland Survey, I Bike schools show that an average of 7.1% of pupils travel to school by bike.

The number of girls cycling to school over the past 10 years has almost tripled in participating schools, thanks to the support from an innovative Sustrans Scotland project. A total of 7.9% of girls...
4 April 2019
Big Pedal 2019

Sustrans Active Travel Officer, Yo Higton, with pupils from Castle Newnham in Bedford ahead of the launch of the Big Pedal 2019.

Families in Bedford are backing this year's Big Pedal competition ahead of its launch next week.  So far 20 schools in Bedford have signed up for the UK’s largest cycling, walking and scooting...
21 March 2019
Stockton hub opening.

Credit: Stockton Council

Our new cycling and walking centre, which offers everything from free bike parking to guided rides and walks, has opened on Stockton High Street. ‘The Hub’ has relocated from Bridge Street to the...
18 March 2019

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