Cycling

Great reasons to cycle to work:

  • It reduces the cost of traveling to work.
  • It helps make exercise a part of your daily routine.
  • It’s quicker than you think: one mile can only take
    5 minutes to cycle.
  • It reduces congestion on our roads, so improving air
    quality and reducing CO2 emissions.

Why don’t you?

Bike to Work Schemes

Do you know Kirklees College and University of Huddersfield have ‘Bike to Work’ schemes that could save you up to £300 on the purchase of a new bike!!

Be a Smarter Commuter – A guide to sustainable travel in West Yorkshire

MCard Smarter Commuter Leaflet (3MB)

Useful further information

  • Sky Ride programme – mainly led bike rides on Sundays, and also Ride Social and Breeze women’s rides: goskyride.com
  • Other cycle groups in Kirklees – Cote de Holme Moss sportive weekend, Huddersfield Criterium E.g. http://www.penninex.co.uk/http://cvmbc.co.uk/http://www.holmfirthcc.com/http://www.huddersfieldcriterium.co.uk/
  • The go:cycling project go:cycling aims to help more people cycle more safely, more often within West Yorkshire. They offer advice and support ranging from general information and maps to one-to-one cycle training and maintenance classes.
  • Join the “Cycle Kirklees Consultation Group” and become actively involved in the development of the cycle infrastructure in Kirklees! Contact Lynnette Evens for more information: Lynnette.Evans@kirklees.gov.uk

Route Cards

Want to know how to get around Huddersfield in a way that involves minimum levels of traffic and fuss while taking in some of the nicest scenery? Then check out our route cards.

They can be downloaded from here:

A5-Route 1 Uni to Berry BrowA5-Route 2 Uni to BradleyA5-Route 3 Uni to Fenay BridgeA5-Route 4 Uni to LinthwaiteA5-Route 5 Uni to Prince RoydA5-Route 6 Uni to Sal NookA5-Route 7 Uni to Ash Student Houses and Sq DitchUni to Storthes Hall Map – Route 8

Uni of Hud to Linthwaite Pic Page Uni to Ash Student Houses

Are you in the know? …Lock and Light Giveaways…

Be safe, be seen and be secure!! We’ve given away and fitted loads of locks, lights and helmets but they wont last forever…what are you waiting for?? Want a set? Get in touch!

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