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Free half term bike sessions

October 20, 2010 by

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We’ve got free events running in half term, and want you to come ride with us. We’ve got some BMX and more general bike skills sessions running,and we’re also taking our North Shore course out and about.Come and have a go! We’ll be taking bikes, helmets and pads,or you can bring your own. Come and […]

Free mountain bike sessions for kids this summer

August 1, 2010 by

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Fun in the sun! It was the final week of term for schools in Sheffield and what better way to spend a couple of days – riding bikes at Parkwood Springs.  Parkwood Springs is the public park that has been earmarked for Sheffield’s first urban mountain biking development, funding has been secured and work will start building the […]

ReCycle Rides – June 10 Newsletter

June 16, 2010 by

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  Not Shore this weekend and next!    We’re going to be taking parts of our Not Shore obstacle course, some bikes and cones and rope to play games on Heeley Millenium Park this Saturday. It’s part of Heeley Festival, running 12pm onwards this Saturday. As well as ReCycle, there’ll be lots of organisations there, loads […]

Scheme of the Month – ReCycle Bikes, Sheffield

June 3, 2010 by

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  ReCycle Bikes have been chosen as Cycling England ‘Scheme of the Month’ for June 2010.        ReCycleBikes is a bicycle recycling project run by the Heeley Development Trust in Sheffield.    Starting as a small, sustainable business in 2001 it has evolved to include youth training, adult evening cycle maintenance classes, new and refurbished bike sales, […]

Bike Week 19-27 June 2010

June 1, 2010 by

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There are some great events taking place during this years Bike Week. Have a look below to see details of all the events taking place including those in Heeley Millennium Park and Meersbrook Park, Sheffield Bike Festival – Sat 19 June (12noon – 6pm) – Devonshire Green.  An inspirational celebration of cycling in Sheffield, with exciting activities […]

Summers Here! – ReCycle Rides

June 1, 2010 by

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Summer’s here (just about…) and ReCycle Rides are going to be out and about with all things Bike! We ran our first Mountain Bike Club at Newfield School recently, with children learning everything they need to ride from repairing punctures, riding obstacles and using rights of way responsibly, culminating in a ride through Ecclesall Woods, over Whirlowdale […]

1000th Freewheeler for Sheffield

May 27, 2010 by

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Sheffield’s 1000th urban cycling trainee, Wendy Melia, says she can’t stop riding her bike now she’s back in the saddle after a break of over 25 years.  “I cycle everywhere now, I’m addicted to it!” she said. “I’m saving loads of money, and it makes me feel much better and much fitter. I arrive at work […]

Free Bike Event – Last Saturday BMX Club

May 26, 2010 by

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  Free Bike Event This Saturday, 29th May 1pm-3pm, Last Saturday BMX Club team up with Cycle Speedway  Last Saturday Club – 29th May – 1-3pm @ Meersbrook Park Skate Bowl  This week – Cycle Speedway taster session. Have a go at racing on the Speedway!  Free bike club, last Saturday of the month, every […]

Action and Adventure with ReCycle Rides

March 1, 2010 by

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After a fairly difficult few months of weather, things are on the up, spring is here and it’s time to start enjoying bikes again. Riding in winter can be hard on you and very hard on your bike and kit; many folks can’t face cycling in the depths of winter. But it’s about to get […]

Sheffield Bike Jumble

March 1, 2010 by

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The first ReCycleBikes Sheffield Cycle Jumble took place on Saturday 13th February at the Heeley Institute. Close to 90 people came along to recycle their spare bits or to rummage for a bargain so thanks to the sellers, buyers and volunteers that turned up to make the event a success. All the proceeds that ReCycleBikes […]