Cycling in Leeds

​Cycling starts here! Whether you’ve not been on a bike for years or are a keen cyclist, there is something for everyone. Take a look at the various initiatives and opportunities available across Leeds:

 

 

HSBC UK Guided Rides, Lets Ride Leeds & Lets Ride Pop up eventsHSBC UK Guided Rides, Lets Ride Leeds & Lets Ride Pop up events<div class="ExternalClass8CC28BBFB0EF430A92F28F0FEDDFD042"><p> <a href="https://www.letsride.co.uk/guided-rides">HSBC UK Guided Ride programme</a><span> is a partnership between Leeds City Council and British Cycling which provides a variety of local led rides. All rides are free and are led by qualified ride leaders who will support you along your ride.</span><br></p><p> <a href="https://www.letsride.co.uk/events"><span>HSBC UK Let's Ride Leeds</span></a><span> is an annual free cycling festival held in Leeds City Centre on traffic free roads.</span></p><p> <a href="https://www.letsride.co.uk/lets-ride-pop-up"><span>HSBC UK Let's Ride Pop up</span></a><span> are monthly traffic free events at Bodington Cycle Circuit in North Leeds.</span><br></p></div>
HSBC UK Ride Social and routesHSBC UK Ride Social and routes<div class="ExternalClass072F970D72F349CAB1377FFD1EBF69C9"><p> <span>​Can't make a ride, but want to try out a route? You can find all of the routes available </span><a href="https://www.letsride.co.uk/routes"><span>here</span></a><span> or an informal bike ride </span><a href="https://www.letsride.co.uk/social"><span>here</span></a><span>.</span><br></p></div>
HSBC UK Breeze Bike Rides/Leeds Girls Can PedalHSBC UK Breeze Bike Rides/Leeds Girls Can Pedal<div class="ExternalClassC88FC2D67CF24066B74F1E97CA2287B4"><p>​<span>We've teamed up with British Cycling and Leeds Girls Can to bring women only bike rides to Leeds. These rides are delivered by Breeze Ride leaders who are there to lead the way and support you throughout your cycling journey, whether you ride regularly or just want to get back in the saddle.</span></p><p> <span> Find a ride near you! Visit the website </span> <a href="https://www.letsride.co.uk/breeze"> <span>here</span></a><span>.</span><br></p></div>
Off-Road BikingOff-Road Biking<div class="ExternalClassBC6FD6521DF041FBADA9625FC9E4B994"><p> <span>​</span><a href="/findacentre/LeedsSailingandActivityCentre"><span>Leeds Sailing and Activity Centre</span></a><span> offer off-road biking workshops suitable for complete beginners and those looking to improve their skills. There are several local trails to choose from to help enhance your off-road biking performance. (Suitable for those aged 16 and over). The centre also run a Junior Biking Club for children aged 8 - 12. The club introduces children safely and confidently to steps which will improve their cycling skills and includes an insight into basic trailside maintenance.</span></p><p> <a href="https://www.leedsurbanbikepark.com/"> <span>Leeds Urban Bike Park</span></a><span> the state of the art mountain bike and BMX centre in Middleton Park, South Leeds.</span></p><p> <br> </p></div>
Yorkshire Bank Bike LibrariesYorkshire Bank Bike Libraries<div class="ExternalClass2765439B06F74958BEFD58B7FFC77E9A"><p> <span>The Yorkshire Bank Bike libraries are up and running across Leeds in the local community, including Moor Allerton library, Reginald Centre, St. George’s Centre in Middleton etc. </span></p><p> Think of a normal library, and now you can loan a bike in the same way!</p><p> All you need is a library card and you’re ready to go for absolutely free! Find your nearest bike library <a href="http://bikelibraries.yorkshire.com/" target="_blank"> <span>here</span></a><br></p></div>
Develop your skills and find your local club!Develop your skills and find your local club!<div class="ExternalClassE9CFD89F90D54977AE6A02F7E5D83E3F"><p> <span>​</span><span>There are a number of cycling clubs in Leeds which form a great network of cyclists, contacts for clubs can be found via the club search on </span> <span> <span> <span> <a href="https://www.britishcycling.org.uk/clubfinder" target="_blank">the British Cycling Website</a>.</span></span></span><br></p></div>
Disability and adapted cyclingDisability and adapted cycling<div class="ExternalClass203D69DD8D6841D29A20254A37ACB08B"><p>​To view all the disability and adapted cycling opportunities in Leeds click <a href="/classesandactivities/sports/disability-sport">here</a>.<br></p></div>
Cycling Opportunities for Children and Young PeopleCycling Opportunities for Children and Young People<div class="ExternalClass998BCA719317439DAF7D430A3FCAD76D"><p> <span>Click the link <a href="/classes-and-activities/Documents/City-Wide%20Cycling%20Opportunities%20for%20Children%20and%20Young%20People%20in%20Leeds%202020.pdf">here</a> to view all the opportunities for children and young people across Leeds, all in one document.</span><br></p></div>
Additional cycling information across LeedsAdditional cycling information across Leeds<div class="ExternalClassFF6115B09DD748B79B9A065E0FB89684"><p> <span>There's a great cycling network in Leeds, meaning that it’s easier for you navigate your way around the City on wheels. </span></p><p> <span>For more information about cycle routes, highways, e-bikes, cycling strategy, Bikeability, Sustrans, City Connect etc, go to Leeds City Council's </span> <span> <span> <a href="https://www.leeds.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/connecting-leeds-and-transforming-travel/cycling" target="_blank"> <span> ​webpage.</span><br></a></span></span></p><a href="https://www.leeds.gov.uk/parking-roads-and-travel/connecting-leeds-and-transforming-travel/cycling" target="_blank"> </a></div>


 

 

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