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Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships Education Pack

Calling all teachers! A new Education Pack is now available for the World Road Racing Championships The Yorkshire 2019 UCI Road World Championships Education Pack is a free, curriculum-linked resource which has been produced by the race organisers in partnership with EdComs to inspire primary and secondary students to get involved in the action and […]

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The Puncture Fairy

I guess it was going to happen sooner or later. When it did, it was on a sweltering day, when I was at the bottom of a hill, my panniers heavy with shopping, some way still from home. Basically, I’d been cycling with my fingers in my ears. Not literally, of course – that would be unwise, […]

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FREE Family Cycling Festival to Return to Leeds in September

British Cycling and HSBC UK have announced that they will be returning to be Leeds in September following the success of last year’s free, family cycling event. HSBC UK Let’s Ride Leeds (formerly HSBC UK City Ride) will take place on Sunday 1 September, when city centre roads will be closed to motor traffic to […]

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Schools Yorkshire Tour 2019

Leeds pupils take part in 200 mile Yorkshire cycle relay Leeds pupils have taken part in the Schools Yorkshire 200 mile cycle relay this week. Pupils from various schools across the city have been transporting the baton from school to school, starting at Guiseley Primary School in the north of the city and finishing at […]

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Moving on to secondary School: A road safety guide for parents

For many children, starting secondary school is the time when they experience travelling independently for the first time. You and your child should know when they have the skills and are ready to travel independently and safely, and it is a good idea to start to think about your child’s new journey with them well […]

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Summer Road Safety

With all this unsettled weather we’ve been having, it’s hard to know what to do day by day, let alone what to do this summer and planning your family adventures. Whether you are going on a long road trip or just hoping for a few days out over the summer holidays, sometimes travelling with kids […]

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Cycle Commuting Leading by Example

This blog takes a closer look at cycle commuting within Leeds City Council. We discuss how cycling has been embraced by some of its employees as we wanted to find out why people chose to cycle to work and what impact it has on their day.   Leeds, like many other leading cities, has ambitions […]

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Cycling with Consideration – Are you ready to cycle?

In Leeds, more and more of us are using cycling as a quick, affordable, and environmentally friendly way to get around. Cycling is not only beneficial to communities and the environment, but also to the health and well-being of the person cycling. A great deal of work is being undertaken in Leeds to increase levels […]