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British Cycling

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National Track Championships 2019

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 - Sun, 27 Jan 2019

Cyclone24 Derby

Sat, 09 Feb 2019 - Sun, 10 Feb 2019 (12:00)

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 - Thu, 21 Mar 2019

2019 UCI Supercross BMX World Cup

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - Sun, 28 Apr 2019

Five Parks Family Ride

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 (10:15 - 13:15)

What is Cycling?

Cycling is a great sport, loved by millions around the world.

Cycling is a great sport, loved by millions around the world. The sport has a lot of different disciplines - BMX, Cycle Speedway, Cycle-cross, Mountain Bike, Road and Track Cycling is an excellent form of physical activity for people seeking to improve their fitness and cardiovascular health.

Click here for local NGB contacts and here for more on cycling opportunities across Derbyshire.

Benefits

  • Increased cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased muscle strength and flexibility
  • Improved joint mobility
  • Decreased stress levels
  • Improved posture and coordination
  • Strengthened bones
  • Decreased body fat levels
  • Prevention or management of disease
  • Reduced anxiety and depression.

Costs

Bikes can be expensive but once you have one you can cycling anywhere and everywhere.

Equipment

Bike, Helmet, reflective clothing, lights.

Facts

  • In London 2012, the Great Britain Cycling Team won eight gold medals, two silver medals and two bronze medals which easily placed them at the top of the medal table
  • Great Britain Para-cycling Team won eight gold medals, nine silver medals and five bronze medals also at London 2012

Campaigns

National Parks Week: 22-29 July

National Parks Week is the National Parks family's annual celebration of everything that is unique and wonderful about our 15 National Parks - Britain's breathing spaces.

Local Programmes

National Programmes

Breeze

Breeze is the biggest programme ever to get more women into riding bikes for fun.