I kicked off my week in Wigan and Leigh with a series of school visits. I visited several different primary schools around the area, speaking to individual classes as well as presenting to bigger groups in the school halls. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to meet so many different children and get them all excited and interested in cycling.
I've just spent the last week in Ireland delivering some really cool community engagement events with Streetvelodrome to children and adults across Ireland. This was all part of international Bike Week and the aim was to get as many people as possible on to bikes and having fun. We started off in Ballymena, Northern Ireland… Continue reading Bike Week in Ireland with Streetvelodrome
Sophie and Alice were invited to compete as guest pro riders in this weekend's round of the StreetVelodrome in Worthing. The event was filmed for BT Sport, but until the show airs here's what they got up to: https://www.instagram.com/p/BWFSp6jg5Ws/?taken-by=alice_staniford https://www.instagram.com/p/BWCcVRjgXtx/?taken-by=alice_staniford https://www.instagram.com/p/BWC9lrjAhZf/?taken-by=alice_staniford https://www.instagram.com/p/BWC1Vhog7cv/?taken-by=cycleengageuk
We joined Tour de Manc at Tameside cycle circuit to support and promote cycling to people with disabilities. We helped riders chose suitable bikes and encouraged riders as they cycled around the circuit by riding next to or even with them. It was great fun to take part in: everyone was so happy to be outside and there was a bike suitable for everyone - the event was so inclusive, no matter the disability or special need.
We joined up with Active Devon to promote the #DevonGirlsCan campaign: encouraging more women and girls into sport and active lifestyles. The festival took place in central Exeter, in the Princesshay shopping area, during halfterm and it was great to meet lots of children and parents as they enjoyed the city.