Enjoy gentle (and mostly traffic-free) led cycle rides in the run up to the Games this summer. Receive a free souvenir pin badge for every ride you complete!
Cycling your way to the Games has been recognise by the London 2012 Inspire Programme for representing one or more of the Olympic values: excellence, respect and friendship and Paralympic Values: courage, determination, inspiration and equality.
All rides are free
Cycling Your Way to the Games has been made possible by Essex County Council's 2012 Legacy team and Chelmsford Borough Council. There’s more cycling for you to find locally. Visit:
Or try local cycling club: www.chelmercc.org.uk
Colchester was one of only 19 towns awarded Cycling Town status in 2008. We have a large network of routes and lots of clubs and activities to enjoy.
or try local cycling club: www.colchester-rovers.org.uk
Clacton has a great promenade and has opened up a route so you can cycle by the seaside.
New cycle rides have started so why not dig your bike out of the shed. For help and support contact the Health Trainers from ACE:
Jane Kempton and Darren Ludlow on 07983 544340 or visit www.acecic.co.uk
Brentwood has some beautiful Country Parks to explore and a terrific cycling organisation to give you the support to get cycling. Trailnet run regular rides from Thorndon and North Weald Country Parks. Contact Geff at Trailnet on 01277 811012 or email email@example.com or visit their website>>.
You can enjoy cycling all year long with CTC Cycle Champions. CTC, the national cyclists’ organisation, has been providing cycle rides and activities in Colchester since 2008. We have encouraged over 3,000 people to re-discover the pleasure of cycling.
CTC are now working across Essex to get more people cycling, offering cycle training, regular rides and more besides. You can be part of the cycling fun. Contact Richard Monk on 01206 506412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .” Visit www.ctc.org.uk.