Take part in free guided Sheffield cycle ride this weekend

Guided cycle ride
Guided cycle ride

Residents are being encouraged to get on their bikes this weekend with Sky Ride Local, as the first guided rides of 2016 take place in the city.

There is an easygoing four mile History and Heritage ride this Sunday,(February 7), which starts at Oughtibridge and a challenging 22 mile Tour de Bradfield ride along roads and hills covered by the Tour de France riders, for over 11’s.

More weekend rides aer available throughout February and March.

The national Sky Ride campaign to get more people cycling for fun and fitness has seen thousands of people take to their bikes.

British Cycling and Sky, in partnership with Sheffield City Council, offer fantastic guided bike rides for people of all ages and abilities completely free of charge.

The rides are led by British Cycling trained Ride Leaders along local routes and pitched at three different levels - easygoing, steady and challenging and they all explore the beautiful scenery that features throughout The Outdoor City.

Helen Webster, British Cycling’s Recreation Manager for Sheffield said: "What better way to get some exercise, get outdoors and see your area in a new way than to join some Sky Ride Local bike rides taking place in and around Sheffield.

"Whether you want to build your cycling confidence, share some family time or you’re looking for a challenge, now’s the time to register your free place on a Sky Ride Local bike ride in Sheffield."

To register for a free guided bike ride and find out more about getting into cycling sign up