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For children nine years and upwards, introducing them to cycling on quiet roads.
Starting from Greenstead Library at 10:30  and ending at 12:30pm
45 minute sessions for adults and children struggling to ride or who have never learnt to cycle.
Cycle Colchester will be at Firstsite between 12noon and 4pm promoting cycling as part of Black...

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upcoming events

4 October - Colchester Bike Kitchen


A few months in and Colchester bike kitchen is growing in popularity. Drop in for some help to sort out your bike.

Come and learn how to do simple bike repairs at the monthly Colchester Bike Kitchen. The next session is from 11am-4pm on Sunday 4 October at the Waiting Room, in the old bus station, off Queen Street.

You can ask their volunteers for help, or just use their tools if you know what needs doing. And if it’s a bit more complex, Andy Woolf of ATW Cycle Repairs will be there to sort things out

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Read Wolf's insirational story about how cycling has transformed his mobility. Find out about the e-bikes he has built, his campaigning for better cycle links particularly between towns and his lobbying for ebikes to be recognised as a mobility aid. 'Getting the bus is causing me big problems, but cycling is good. Going to work by bus I’m sitting down for an hour and a half and I’d have to take painkillers before going to work, but not when I’m cycling.'

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