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Autumn Cyclo-Cross

| 21, September, 2017

Autumn Cyclo-Cross As well as our Go-Ride sessions the autumn sees the cyclo-cross racing season which lasts from September until January. What is Cyclo-Cross? Basically cross country running, but on a bike. Riders race for 15 to 60 minutes (depending on age) around multiple laps of a parkland course. The fun with cyclo-cross is the […]

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Spring 2017 Dates

| 14, March, 2017

Dates for our Spring 2017 sessions have now been organised and will be as follows ; Saturday 8th April      Lydiard Park   10:00 AM Saturday 15th April     Lydiard Park  10:00 AM Saturday 22nd April   Shaw Forest Park  10:00 AM Saturday 29th April    Lydiard Park  10:00 AM Saturday 6th May […]

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Castle Combe Family Cycling Day

| 27, July, 2016

On Sunday 28th August Castle Combe hosts a family cycle day at the famous motor racing circuit near Chippenham. The wide 2 mile long circuit is open to everyone to come and ride round in a traffic free environment.  Perfect for families and young riders. There will also be a Go-Ride Skills course for younger […]

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Croft MTB Trail Ride

| 21, April, 2016

Sunday 24th April Meet 10:00 AM in the Croft Country Park Car Park, Old Town, Swindon. For parents and riders who are unfamiliar with the Croft Trail. A ride around the Blue trail and then the Red Trail (for the more able). A bike suitable for off-road riding is best. Map and directions to Croft […]

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Castle Combe Tuesdays

| 31, March, 2016

Every Tuesday evening the Castle Combe Motor racing circuit is open for cycling.  All ages and abilities catered for.  Faster riders on the inside of the track, slower riders on the outside of the track. Young riders should be accompanied by an adult but all ages can ride. An excellent way for young riders to […]

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2016 Go-Ride starts 2nd April

| 29, March, 2016

Go-Ride Youth Cycle Coaching will resume for 2016 on Saturday 2nd April at 10:00am in Lydiard Park. We hope to see you there or on any of the following weekends. You are welcome to attend any sessions, see the sessions page for latest details on dates, venues and times. Coaches For 2016 we have a […]

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Cyclo-Cross season is here

| 13, August, 2015

In September the Cyclo-Cross season begins and there are regular races in and around Swindon (and further afield) from September until January. What is Cyclo-Cross? Basically it is cross-country running but on bikes.  Riders race around a parkland circuit doing several laps with the winner the fastest to complete the distance. This  YouTube video  of […]

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Castle Combe Family Cycle Day

| 13, August, 2015

On Sunday 30th August Castle Combe hosts a family cycle day at the famous motor racing circuit near Chippenham. The wide 2 mile long circuit is open to everyone to come and ride round in a traffic free environment.  Perfect for families and young riders. There will also be a Go-Ride Skills course for younger […]

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Beginner Adult Cycle Rides

| 18, May, 2015

There are lots of opportunities for parents and adults to get into cycling this summer in the Swindon area. Both Sustrans and Sky-Ride are organising lots of introductory cycle rides which are ideal for newcomers just getting into cycling. Click HERE for details of the Sustrans evening cycle rides. Click HERE for details of the […]

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Old Town Festival

| 18, May, 2015

As part of the Swindon Old Town Festival we are running a special come-and-try-it  Go-Ride session on Sunday 7th June 2015. We will have a Go-Ride skills course set up on The Lawns (at the end of the avenue entrance). All are welcome to come along and ride the course.   It is free but you […]

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Video: Bike Skills Test in European Youth MTB Champs

| 20, April, 2015

On the continent there is a big emphasis on bike handling skills.  In the European Youth MTB Championships as well as racing head-to-head the riders also have to complete a bike skills competition too.  

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Chris Hoy supports Go-Ride

| 17, April, 2015

Sir Chris Hoy launches the new arrangement between Evans Cycles, Hoy Bikes and the British Cycling Go-Ride program.  This is an excellent short video which shows what Go-Ride is all about. Best quote from Chris Hoy “they are enjoying riding their bikes and getting something out of it, that is the key thing”.  

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