Cycling

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
A male cyclist riding through London with other cyclists in the background

Cycling to work is becoming more common across the UK

Cyclists riding along a cycling track in London while buses pass in the background

With careful preparation and the right equipment, you can arrive from your cycling commute looking ready for work

Cycling commuters are growing in numbers. More people than ever before are choosing to ditch the car, hop off the train and swerve the bus. Whether you’re a cycling novice or a seasoned pro, the idea...
29 April 2019
Yo Higton with pupils at Castle Newham School in Bedford

Active Schools Officer, Yo Higton, celebrates with pupils from Castle Newham School in Bedford.

Families in Bedford have been taking part in the Big Pedal 2019 – the UK’s largest annual cycling, walking and scooting challenge for schools. A total of 19 schools in Bedford signed up for this year...
17 April 2019
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

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