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Women on Wheels

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Bike Maintenance
Bike Marking
Bike Rides
Bike Week
Cycle Training
Cycling Activities
Doctor Bike

Calendar

Interested in cycling? Tick. Looking for an activity or event with cycling as its focus? Tick. Know when you are free? Tick.

Look no further! Feast your eyes on our calendar of events. Social Rides (family focused and a bit more serious!), Dr Bike, Bike Marking, Cycle Events....we have it all here!

Upcoming Events

Women on Wheels

31/03/2019

Rides are organised on the last Sunday of every month (check calendar). No need to book just turn up! Pass the word! 

The ride is a great opportunity to gain confidence on your bike in a fun and sociable environment. Led by experienced Kingston Council cyclist instructors, the ride lasts for two to three hours and takes place in quieter routes at a leisurely pace. It includes a refreshment break.

Meet at 10am next to the Falling Telephone Boxes outside Wilkinson's, west end of Old London Road.

For more information contact eric.chasseray@kingston.gov.uk or call 020 8547 5826

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Bike Maintenance Course

06/04/2019

As a shared service between Kingston and Sutton, the Council's Cycling Team can now is now offering practical bike maintenance training at locations in both boroughs, so you can choose a course in your preferred location. The courses are suitable for those of us who may be unsure about how to adjust our brakes, have noisy gears, dread fixing a puncture etc etc! They are practical, hands on workshops for beginners and led by fully qualified bike mechanics.

Topics covered include:

  • Complete an ‘M Check’. This will allow you to check key parts of your bike for wear and nip in the bud any developing problems.
  • Adjust and balance your brakes and replace your brake pads.
  • Make minor adjustments to your saddle, handlebars, brake levers etc. that will make your riding experience more comfortable.
  • Remove your rear wheel, inner-tube and tyre and repair a puncture.

Cost:

The course costs £15 per person to cover venue costs.
To book yourself on a course just click here.

Sutton dates Kingston dates
  • 16 February 2019
  • 6 April 2019
  • 11 May 2019
  • 8 June 2019
  • 6 July 2019
  • 28 September 2019
  • 19 October 2019
  • 16 February 2019
  • 23 February 2019
  • 27 April 2019
  • 25 May 2019
  • 22 June 2019
  • 20 July 2019
  • 14 September 2019
  • 12 October 2019
  • 23 November 2019
  • 22 February 2020

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Public Dr Bike

13/04/2019

Public Dr Bikes are free, held in Clarence Street, Kingston, next to Barclays Bank opposite the Bentall Centre.

The 'Doctors' will comprehensively check any bike brought to them, do minor repairs and give advice on more major work that may need to be done, as well as any general maintenance.

If you are interested in holding a Dr Bike session for your workplace or school, please contact: The Sustainable Transport team - Tel: 020 8547 5002 or email: Sustainable.Transport@kingston.gov.uk 

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Bike Maintenance Course

27/04/2019

As a shared service between Kingston and Sutton, the Council's Cycling Team can now is now offering practical bike maintenance training at locations in both boroughs, so you can choose a course in your preferred location. The courses are suitable for those of us who may be unsure about how to adjust our brakes, have noisy gears, dread fixing a puncture etc etc! They are practical, hands on workshops for beginners and led by fully qualified bike mechanics.

Topics covered include:

  • Complete an ‘M Check’. This will allow you to check key parts of your bike for wear and nip in the bud any developing problems.
  • Adjust and balance your brakes and replace your brake pads.
  • Make minor adjustments to your saddle, handlebars, brake levers etc. that will make your riding experience more comfortable.
  • Remove your rear wheel, inner-tube and tyre and repair a puncture.


Cost:

The course costs £15 per person to cover venue costs.   
To book yourself on a course just click here.   

Sutton dates Kingston dates
  • 16 February 2019
  • 6 April 2019
  • 11 May 2019
  • 8 June 2019
  • 6 July 2019
  • 28 September 2019
  • 19 October 2019
  • 16 February 2019
  • 23 February 2019
  • 27 April 2019
  • 25 May 2019
  • 22 June 2019
  • 20 July 2019
  • 14 September 2019
  • 12 October 2019
  • 23 November 2019
  • 22 February 2020

 

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Public Dr Bike

11/05/2019

Public Dr Bikes are free, held in Clarence Street, Kingston, next to Barclays Bank opposite the Bentall Centre.

The 'Doctors' will comprehensively check any bike brought to them, do minor repairs and give advice on more major work that may need to be done, as well as any general maintenance.

If you are interested in holding a Dr Bike session for your workplace or school, please contact: The Sustainable Transport team - Tel: 020 8547 5002 or email: Sustainable.Transport@kingston.gov.uk 

Read More

Bike Maintenance Course

11/05/2019

As a shared service between Kingston and Sutton, the Council's Cycling Team can now is now offering practical bike maintenance training at locations in both boroughs, so you can choose a course in your preferred location. The courses are suitable for those of us who may be unsure about how to adjust our brakes, have noisy gears, dread fixing a puncture etc etc! They are practical, hands on workshops for beginners and led by fully qualified bike mechanics.

Topics covered include:

  • Complete an ‘M Check’. This will allow you to check key parts of your bike for wear and nip in the bud any developing problems.
  • Adjust and balance your brakes and replace your brake pads.
  • Make minor adjustments to your saddle, handlebars, brake levers etc. that will make your riding experience more comfortable.
  • Remove your rear wheel, inner-tube and tyre and repair a puncture.


Cost:

The course costs £15 per person to cover venue costs.   
To book yourself on a course just click here.   

Sutton dates Kingston dates
  • 16 February 2019
  • 6 April 2019
  • 11 May 2019
  • 8 June 2019
  • 6 July 2019
  • 28 September 2019
  • 19 October 2019
  • 16 February 2019
  • 23 February 2019
  • 27 April 2019
  • 25 May 2019
  • 22 June 2019
  • 20 July 2019
  • 14 September 2019
  • 12 October 2019
  • 23 November 2019
  • 22 February 2020

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Public Dr Bike

25/05/2019

Public Dr Bikes are free, held in Clarence Street, Kingston, next to Barclays Bank opposite the Bentall Centre.

The 'Doctors' will comprehensively check any bike brought to them, do minor repairs and give advice on more major work that may need to be done, as well as any general maintenance.

If you are interested in holding a Dr Bike session for your workplace or school, please contact: The Sustainable Transport team - Tel: 020 8547 5002 or email: Sustainable.Transport@kingston.gov.uk 

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Become a cycling instructor

If you love cycling, you might consider becoming a cycling instructor. Whether you would like to make it a full-time job or you just want to pass on some skills at your local school or youth club, undertaking the National Standard Instructor training is the first step.

Kingston is the only London borough recognised as an instructor training organisation (ITO). Since 2007, we have trained more than 300 instructors for local authorities and independent providers.

You can read more about our training here, and learn more about being a Bikeability Instructor here

Get involved?

Cycling is a fantastic way to exercise, travel, and enjoy the great outdoors. Wind in the hair (under your helmet of course), sunglasses on, and a picnic in your bag. However, not everyone sees it this way.

Therefore, CycleKingston is appealing to you to share the good, the bad (and the ugly?!) We want to hear your cycling experiences, news and showcase success stories along the way too.

If you have material you think we should feature on the website, drop us an email on info@cyclekingston.net with the information and some images and we'll do our best to feature them.

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