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New maintenance courses announced

Upcoming dates:

Intermediate course: Saturday 3rd December 16:00-18:30 (2.5 hours) at St George Community Centre, BS5 8AA Book Here!

Beginners course: Saturday 3rd December 13.00-15:30 (2.5 hours) at St George Community Centre, BS5 8AA Book Here!

Combined course (Beginners+Intermediate) : 22nd Jan 2023 - 13:00-17:30 Book Here!

1-to-1 course: 1-to-1 private bike repair sessions are also available on request. These are £75 for 1.5 hours. Book Here!

Free 'Accompanied Rides'

20/9/22 - Gain confidence by meeting an experienced 'cycle buddy' who will ride with you to a destination of your choice. Cycle buddies have great knowledge of safer and quieter routes across the city to help you find a good way to get to work for instance. See more here.

Book here and complete the booking form 'survey'. Select Bristol and in the "how did you hear about the session" please say "Other - Bike Bristol". Sessions are funded by Bristol City Council.

East Bristol is getting a Liveable Neighbourhood

A Liveable Neighborhood is being created in East Bristol! This project seeks to create friendlier, safer, less polluted streets for residents, while promoting walking, scooting, cycling and wheeling, to have a healthier city. https://www.bikebristol.com/liveable-neighbourhoods

Beaufort Rd: Click here to view design tool

Barton Hill: Click here to view design tool

Add your ideas to a map

There's lots of workshops coming up to help design it. Liveable Neighborhoods are about creating safer, friendlier and less polluted neighborhood streets rather than rat runs. See upcoming workshops (on the link below) as part of the design phase, which invites the community to get involved. Read more at https://www.bikebristol.com/liveable-neighbourhoods

"Today sees the start of the co-develop phase of the East Bristol Liveable Neighbourhoods pilot.

"This involves working with the local community and stakeholders to decide how a range of potential measures can help achieve a better balance for how local streets are used for transport and people.”

The workshops are drop in and should take around 20 minutes to give your views. Please click here for the dates and times.

Big Ride - for safer cycling - 2nd Oct 12pm

Bristol Cycling Campaign are running the Bristol Big Ride 2nd Octover 12-2.

scheduled for Sunday 2nd October with a later start time of 12noon. The objective to celebrate cycling, with a serious message about cycling safety. We hope that you will be able to join us at Brunswick Square on the new date/time. Wear bright colours, decorate your bike, make a placard, bring music, and enjoy yourself!Please do share the new with anyone you know who was planning to join us.

#bristollovescycling

Bristol to Bath Railway Path upgrade

Work continues on the Bristol to Bath Path (and it's looking great!). Latest update from Sustrans:

4th Aug

"***One Path BS5 project - construction works update ***

Today's surfacing works between Bruce Road and the existing closure at Clay Bottom have progressed well, and the section has now been reopened for use. The contractor has been able to do the planned surfacing works in this additional section in one day, so the temporary closure up to Bruce Road will not be reinstated in the morning.Surfacing works will move to within the existing closure at Clay Bottom from tomorrow. We'll keep you up to date with the works, closures and diversions:

2nd Aug

"The surfacing work last week went well, and we'll soon be starting to lay coloured surfacing at junctions.During the day on Thursday 4 and Friday 5 August, there will be a temporary closure between Bruce Road and the current closure at Clay Bottom to allow for this.A signposted diversion will be added to the existing one to guide you around it. The contractor aims to reopen the temporary closure out of hours.The work at Clay Bottom continues and will remain closed throughout.We'll keep you updated as the works progress. For more information:

One Path BS5 project

AUGUST NEWSLETTER (9/8/22):

Free (Adult) Guided Rides

With funding from Bristol City Council & Travel West, Bike Bristol is running a series of free adult leisure rides which are at a gentle pace on quiet roads or paths (good for those building confidence). See more at: https://www.bikebristol.com/social-rides

  • Saturday 13th August 12:45-14:45
  • Sunday 14th August 11:15-13:15
  • Sunday 28th August- 16:00 -18:00
  • Tuesday 30th August 14:00-16:00
  • Wednesday 31st August 17:30-19:30

Please get in touch if you'd like to attend. You can keep up to date with upcoming rides if you join the facebook group or join the WhatsApp group ('read only' to save notifications!)