Take A Kid Riding
Take A Kid Riding was a program run by the Get Moving team in November 2012. The program encouraged parents and adult care givers to dust their bikes and helmets off and learn the skills needed to enjoy cycling with a child or teenager. Instruction was given by expert cyclists and coaches on a wide range of skills, from how to set up a bike and
Take a Kid Biking
Take a Kid Biking was an intergenerational beginner’s guide to Mountain Biking (MTB). The course ran for four weeks and was a practical “on bikes course” teaching then implementing a progression of skills.
Shirley takes a tri’
Shirley Melville is not one to sit around waiting for things to happen. She and her husband realised their retirement dream of moving to Nelson last year, and she’s joined clubs and activities to ensure there are plenty of new friends, along with her daughter and family in Wakefield that were part of the attraction for the move north from
Mark rides back to health
A rollercoaster ride to better health Moving at 100 miles per hour, with little regard for himself or anybody else was a pretty accurate description of Mark Thomas a few years ago. However, a serious bike accident put him on a very different path involving years of physical and mental rehabilitation.
Family Fun Rides
Social and safe entry level rides for all ages. The aim of the rides is to get people out on their bikes, exploring the local cycle network, and having some fun together. A
Cycle Skills rides for adults
Targeted programme aimed at getting adult riders back on a bike – often for the first time as an adult. The example in the film is from users of the White House mental health support service.
Carolyn is a 58 year old woman whose story is a common one; while she was fit and active when she was younger, as an adult she found that she needed one of those ‘time for a change’ moments to get her back on track. Here’s her story, in her own words. “I was a young teenager, playing representative level Netball, enjoying life to
Big Bike Tune Up’s
The Big Bike Tune Ups will help you get your bike out of the shed or garage and back on the road or trail. Our mechanics will give your bike and (helmet) a check over to see if they are safe and functional, and do basic repairs and tune-ups on the spot - for free. If new parts are required we may be able to supply some of these for a