Avon Valley Wheels Community Cycling
This community cycling project offers people the chance to take
part in led rides and receive cycling training from a qualified
The project has been aligned to 2012 and launched at a time when
it is hoped that people will be motivated to get physically active
and push themselves into new experiences.
The intention is to use the 2012 Games as an inspiration to
encourage people into cycling, maybe for the first time or maybe to
get back on to the saddle again.
The rides are open to adults and young people (14+) with the
project aimed at:
- Encouraging people into cycling and enjoying the health and
well being benefits associated with cycling
- Getting lapsed cyclists to return to recreational cycling
- Occasional cyclists who would like to cycle more but are wary
- Senior members of the community and those who may have health
The rides take place in small groups, giving the opportunity for
participants to get more physically active, enjoy the outdoors and
to make new friends. There are various levels of rides, suitable
for all fitness levels and experience.
The levels of ride are within the project are linked to the
colours of the Olympic logo and mirrors Bath and North East
Somerset Council’s new Get Active Strategy for Physical