Activities and Events

Activities Schedule. Great Incentives Up For Grabs…

We have fun and energizing walks, rides and workshops to suite everyone. Only have 30 minutes to spare over lunch? Haven’t ridden a bike in years? Don’t feel comfortable with the terrain? Want to go out as a group? Feel you would prefer some individual training? Cant find an inspiring reason to get out and about more? Well, you’ll be glad to know we can help you over come these issues and more! As an added incentive, participate in any 3 of our activities and complete a short, face to face survey on your travel habits and we’ll give you a FREE £15 gift card to spend on-line or in shops on active travel goodies to keep you going! See our latest activities schedule below….or get in contact to organise a bespoke session.

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Latest activities schedule out NOW – Don’t Miss Out!!

As an added incentive, participate in any 3 of our activities and complete a short, face to face survey on your travel habits and we’ll give you a FREE £15 gift card to spend on-line or in shops on active travel goodies to keep you going! Slide1 Want to make Healthier, Cheaper and Smarter travel choices? Here’s how it works….

  1. Choose the activities you’re interested in from the table below
  2. Email: chris.wilson@sustrans.org.uk to let us know what you want to do. Please provide a phone contact and if it’s a ride you’re interested in please state which one and if you need to borrow a FREE loan bike and your height (limited availability).
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with further information

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  • Personal Travel Planning – A personalised session where we can discuss your active travel needs and provide you with realistic, practical and ongoing advice and support to help you achieve your goals
  • Cycle Training – Practical sessions, run by a qualified and experienced instructor, building your confidence to be able to cycle safely on roads. FREE bike loan available (subject to availability)
  • Bike Maintenance Workshops – Learn how to fix your bike and get clued up about where to go and what to say if it’s a bigger job than we can manage!
  • Cycle to Campus and Lifestyle Rides – These fun led rides will show you how to get from where you live to University or College using the easiest and most traffic free route. These rides quite often make use of canal and river side paths, green ways and other traffic free routes with a cheeky coffee and ice cream stop along the way! FREE refreshments provided (a drink and a snack).

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University of Huddersfield meeting locations:

  • 0800 – 1000 – Car park adjacent to Harold Wilson Building and West Building
  • 1200 – 1400 – Meet outside Student Central
  • 1700 – 1900 – Meet outside Student Central

New activities schedule publicised from mid Sept onwards!

Activities can still be organised by arrangement. Just get in touch – Chris.Wilson@Sustrans.org.uk

DSC_1154Kirklees College meeting locations:

  • 0800 – 1000 – Waterfront campus, canal side car park entrance
  • 1200 – 1400 – Waterfront campus, Active Travel Hub (bike shed), canal side
  • 1700 – 1900 – Waterfront campus, Active Travel Hub (bike shed), canal side

New activities schedule publicised from mid Sept onwards!

Activities can still be organised by arrangement. Just get in touch – Chris.Wilson@Sustrans.org.uk

FREE Bike loan!

Back by popular demand for a limited time only…

NEWS FLASH! We now have brand new folding bikes, a power assisted bike and tandem available for loan.

Dont want to bike it all the way? Use your car to get you past the bits of your route you hate and then get the folding bike out to complete your way in while still getting some exercise, stress release and saving money!

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You can loan a bike for FREE from Monday to Monday, between the times of 1200 – 1500, from Chris (Project Officer) in Huddersfield University Students Union, Student Central. This will come with a lock, lights, hi-vis top and a helmet. The loan of the bike is FREE, but we do need a £70 deposit (currently only cash no card) and you will need to complete a Bike Loan Agreement. The deposit will be fully refunded to you if the bike and accessories are returned in the condition they were loaned. Get a FREE bike loan in 6 easy steps:

  1. Complete a HAT Bike Loan Agreement and email it to chris.wilson@sustrans.org.uk
  2. We will then inform you if there are bikes available OR you will be asked if you want to loan a bike the following week
  3. Come and collect your bike on a Monday, between the times of 1200 – 1500, from Chris (Project Officer) in Huddersfield University Students Union, Student Central.
  4. The bike and any accessories will be checked and you will be taken through how to use everything
  5. You will be given some information to help you get the most out of your journeys
  6. Return the bike the following Monday, between the times of 1200 – 1500

Hungry for even more? Check out the @Huddersfield University, Students for Sustainability Society…

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