Get involved in a wide range of cycling activities in County Durham. Whether you're getting on your bike to take up a challenge, riding for the first time in a while or cheering from the sidelines, there's something for everyone.
Bike4Life delivers a wide range of cycling opportunities across the whole of County Durham, including weekly led cycle rides, family cycle rides and many more.
These rides are suitable for beginner and intermediate level cyclists. If you don't have a bike, don't worry, Bike4Life can loan all participants a bike and helmet for the duration of each session.
To take part in one of our sessions simply turn up on the day. For further information contact us
|Monday||10.00am - 12.00pm||Pioneering Care Centre, Newton Aycliffe|
|Monday||10.30am - 12.30pm||Abbey Leisure Centre, Pity Me|
|Monday||1.00pm - 3.00pm||Louisa Centre, Stanley|
|Monday||1.00pm - 3.00pm||Riverside Sports Pavilion, Chester-le-Street|
|Tuesday||9.30am - 11.00am||Glebe Centre, Murton|
|Tuesday||10.00am - 12.00pm||Active Life Centre, Coxhoe|
|Wednesday||9.30am - 11.30am||Wingate Woodland Park, Wingate|
|Wednesday||10.30am - 12.30pm||Belle Vue Swim Centre, Consett|
|Thursday||9.30am - 11.30am||Hardwick Park, Sedgefield|
|Friday||10.00am - 12.00pm||Spectrum Leisure Centre, Willington|
|Sunday||10.30am - 12.30pm||Adventure Lane Recreation Ground, West Rainton|
Velo29 will return to Bishop Auckland on Wednesday 12 August with top cyclists taking on the challenging town centre circuit. With the youth race at 6.45pm and the senior race beginning from 8pm, you can join us for free to cheer the riders on.
You can find out more on the Velo29 website.
Join us in Bishop Auckland on Wednesday 12 August and let us help you get more out of your cycling. To find out more, have a look at our Ride Bishop flyer (PDF, 1Mb)
Once again the thrills and spills of competitive cycling returned to the streets of Durham City in May, when the professional cycling tour series was back in town for the sixth year.
Find out more as Top cyclists to tackle Durham's cobbles and climbs.
The annual Durham Big Ride is a family event with a range of distances for all ability levels and this year will be held on Sunday 6 September starting from County Hall. In addition The Beast, a tough and challenging course for experienced riders will take place on Sunday 20 September 2015 starting from Sniperley Park and Ride
For further details on the rides, please visit the Durham Big Ride website. For up to date news and information follow Durham Big Ride on Twitter @durhambigride
British Cycling has launched Breeze: bike rides for women - the biggest ever programme focused on getting more women into cycling. It is a National Lottery-funded nationwide network of fun, local and flexible bike rides designed to close the gap between the number of men and women cycling regularly, and introduce more than 80,000 new women to bike riding.
Led by women for women, Breeze Durham bike rides are local, friendly and informal. The short, traffic-free rides are ideal for busy mums and anyone who hasn't been on a bike for a while and who would like to go for a casual bike ride with a small group of women in the Durham area.