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What's on this autumn

Autumn cycling at its best Some say that autumn is the best season for cycling so here is a list of free guided group bike rides in Southampton - they are a great way to get some exercise and meet new people. Spaces are getting booked up fast so secure yours while you can. The next rides include:...

Ride further with Sky Ride Local in Southampton

British Cycling and Sky are set to introduce their toughest guided rides yet, with a new ‘Ride Further’ series testing riders over longer distances, as part of their successful Sky Ride Local programme in Southampton. The new series of rides, which is set to launch in Southampton in September, will...

Southampton celebrates cycling achievements

Southampton celebrated another year of collaboration with British Cycling in Guildhall Square on 3 September, as cycling participation across the city is on the up. The partnership gift, a framed Team GB jersey, was presented to Southampton City Council’s Chief Executive Dawn Baxendale as council...

Berrywood families get on their bikes

18 pupils and parents from local Hedge End schools got out their bikes to take part in the first ever Hedge End Family Ride on 23 rd July. The family ride has been set up to show children and their parent’s local cycle routes, give them both the opportunity to practise their cycling skills, meet...

Thousands swap cars for buses as passenger numbers rise in the New Forest

Passenger numbers for New Forest buses are at an all-time high as visitors and residents swap their cars for green transport. The seasonal Beach Bus and open-top New Forest Tour are on course for record breaking summers thanks to new stops and discount offers, improved ferry links and a largely dry...

Inspired by Sky Ride Southampton and the Tour de France?

Join a free guided weekend bike ride in Southampton This summer is all about cycling, as the Tour de France returns to the UK for three stages, and yellow fever grips the nation. Now you can do more than just watch the events – be inspired and get involved with Sky Ride Local in Southampton. With...

Commuters in for a smoother ride in South Hampshire

Transport operators in South Hampshire are working in partnership to ensure that local people have a smoother ride with the introduction of the new Solent Go travelcard. Nine local transport operators are meeting today to publically sign a partnership agreement to launch Solent Go – the region’s ‘...

Badge of honour for Living Streets competition winner in Southampton

Southampton schoolgirl, Lois Ball, a winner of the Living Streets’ Walk Once a Week (WoW) badge design competition, was presented with a trophy featuring her design from children’s author Loretta d’Souza on 23 June 2014. Lois also received a copy of the best selling writer’s latest book ‘Speak to...

Olympic star Jason Queally on track for Sky Ride Southampton

Superstar of British track cycling to be guest of honour as Southampton hosts Sky Ride next week. Olympic and World Championships gold medallist Jason Queally will be on hand to see thousands of people take to traffic-free streets in the city centre on Sunday 29 June for a free family-orientated...
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Fun, free summer cycling in Southampton with Sky Ride Local

Summer is just about here – and with it comes British Cycling’s Sky Ride Local programme in Southampton. Click here to book your place now. The popular programme of rides, guided by trained British Cycling ride leaders, is set to kick off on 8 June with rides taking place all over Southampton...

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