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Cycle to Work Day 2017!

  • 2nd September

Next Wednesday 13th September it's National Cycle to Work day! Cycle to Work Day is an annual event which encourages adults to get on two wheels and have a go at cycle commuting for a day. This year celebrates the 5th anniversary of the event, so even more reason to get involved! Cycling to work is a fantastic way to boost your physical fitness and mental wellbeing, It's also better for the environment, reducing traffic congestion and pollution. Here at Ride Bikes Wales we...

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Rachel Atherton’s Perfect Season

  • 1st March

A new short film honours the historic perfect season of Trek Factory Racing’s Rachel Atherton In her first year with Trek Factory Racing Downhill, Rachel Atherton (GB) won every UCI World Cup event and the World Championships, achieving the first-ever perfect season in the history of mountain biking. It’s an accomplishment so exceptional that it may never be repeated. After her unprecedented 2016 season, Rachel was awarded Pinkbike’s Athlete of the Year and BT...

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2 Wish Upon a Star Wickets and Wheels 2017- Entries still available!

  • 1st November 2016

Are you a newbie to cycling looking for a challenge for next year? Do you like homemade cake and raising money for good causes? If you answered yes to either of these questions then 'Wickets and Wheels 2017' could be just the thing for you! We at Ride Bike Wales are pleased and proud to support '2 Wish Upon a Star', a local bereavement charity which provides comfort and support to families who lose a child suddenly. Next June sees 2 Wish's fifth...

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Cycling Wales for Cian

  • 30th August 2016

Today three riders from Eurocaps MTB bike club will be setting off from Holyhead on Anglesey to cycle the full length of Route 8- over 255 miles all the way to Cardiff Bay. This is all in aid of Cyclists Fighting Cancer and the Case Family. Read on to see their story and how you can get involved... Cian's Story Four year old Cian Case underwent surgery for a tumour on the spine in late November 2015 at Noah's Ark Children's Hospital, Cardiff. Cian had...

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More family fun with Rotary Club Events- This Sunday 26th June

  • 21st June 2016

Get on your bike and get involved in the annual Bridgend Rotary Club BikerFun Ride in aid of Cancer Research Wales! Starting at The Brewery Field, Bridgend, join keen cyclists on the 22 or 40 mile sponsored course and raise vital funds for ground breaking research, happening right here in Wales. £10 per person is asked as a minimum sponsorship to take part which includes your entry fee and with the proceeds going to Cancer Research Wales. The ride commences at 8am on Sunday...

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Wheel 4 Rookwood SpUR- Sunday 3rd July- Any wheels will do!

  • 21st June 2016

Are you looking for a fun and accessible challenge for all the family? Want to help out a great cause in the process?   Why not come on down to Cardiff Bay Barrage on Sunday 3rd June to wheel, scoot, push or ride a 4.5 mile circular lap around Cardiff Bay primarily via a designated cycle path. Come along with your family & bring your wheels ... bike, wheelchair, trike, scooter, skates ... anything goes!! You can do as much or as little as you like - a circular loop or...

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Inspirational people...

  • 24th May 2016

At Ride Bikes Wales we are fortunate to meet many people, of all ages and from all walks of life, with the one thing they have in common being a love of cycling. A number of events took place over the weekend- we take a a moment to reflect and take a closer look at some of the inpirational people taking part...   Wales Velothon- 2 Wish Upon a Star and Believe out in force!   Perhaps the most high profile event this weekend was the...

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March MTB Round-Up

  • 15th March 2016

Atv the moment, the weekends have been all about the MTB for us at Ride Bikes. Have a read and see what we've been getting up to and what we've got planned for this weekend! On Sunday 5th March Ryan Lewis represented Ride Bikes Wales in Welsh Gravity Enduro Round 2 at Bike Park Wales, coming 12th in his category. BPW trails offered a  familiar course for many competitors, which meant there was stiff competition Well done Ryan! Last Sunday, RBW's Tom, Stuart and...

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Ryan represents RBW at Welsh Gravity Enduro 2016

  • 25th February 2016

Round 1 of the Welsh Gravity Enduro series took place at the weekend at Afan Argoed. Ryan Lewis raced for Ride Bikes Wales and placed really well, coming 7th in his category and 31st in the overall rankings . Well done Ry! Conditions were pretty bleak, so a massive well done also to all who took part.   The next round is due to take place on 5th March at Bike Park Wales. For a full list of events in the series see the Welsh Gravity Enduro site:...

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'2 Wish' Charity Workshop Evening

  • 14th January 2016

This week, staff at Ride Bikes Wales were pleased to host a Bike Maintenance Workshop for participants of the charity bike ride 'Wickets and Wheels', due to take place in June. This annual ride is in aid of local charity '2 Wish Upon a Star', which supports families who lose a child suddenly. As well as drinking lots of tea, we covered basic bike maintenance such as pre-ride safety checks, how to clean and look after your bike, taking wheels on and off and how to change an inner...

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Cyclo-cross from a newbie perspective

  • 5th October 2015

Beth at RBW has dipped her toe in the proverbial Cyclo-cross water. Here she shares her experience of her first CX races with you...who knows you might be inspired?!   My first venture into the world of 'cross came with Round 3 of the Welsh Cyclo-cross League, held in Foxley Estate, Hereford. My initial feelings of trepidation were soon assuaged: Cyclo-crossers, I discovered are a bobble-hatted, friendly sort of bunch! There were also delicious bacon butties and...

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