I remember years ago when I first started working for Life Cycle, some clever person worked out that if you commuted to work 5 days a week throughout the year, statistically you would only get wet 8 times. Well this year, that statistic is clearly not going to be true...
Life Cycle UK has triumphed in a closely fought public vote to win a £3,000 award from the Lloyds Community Fund. Our sincere thanks go out to all of the 1646 people who voted for us!
The award will go towards supporting our Two's Company project, which offers joyful, liberating days out cycling on tandems to those who are blind or visually impaired, giving us a huge boost as we work to bring together the resources to run next year's ride programme.
Massive thanks to adventurer, world-record breaker, occasional zookeeper and all round nice-guy Dave Cornthwaite, for delivering a barnstorming talk at The Hen & Chicken to raise money for Life Cycle's inclusive cycling work.
Bristol Mayor George Ferguson and Councillor Gus Hoyt today both took up the offer of a free confidence-boosting cycle lesson with Life Cycle UK.
Thanks to funding from Bristol City Council, anyone who lives, works or studies in Bristol is currently entitled to up to 3 free cycle lessons. Mayor Ferguson, who is a patron of Life Cycle UK, said...
Life Cycle UK's UltraBike event last weekend enabled 25 riders who are blind or visually impaired to experience riding a solo bike, some for the first time in their lives.
The event, held at Lloyds ampitheatre featured 5 specially designed UltraBikes which work through ultrasonic sensors which detect obstacles in the cyclist’s path.
A team of volunteers, trustees and staff appearing on the BBC2 Quiz show Eggheads have claimed a stunning victory which has left Life Cycle UK £26,000 better off.
The popular BBC quiz show offers each team taking on the Eggheads – a resident team of 5 professional quiz champions - prize money of £1000, however as the previous 25 challenging teams had failed to post a win, the Life Cycle team were able claim a substantial reward for their victory.
Congratulations to Christophe Migne, Bike Minded volunteer, who was shortlisted for ‘Green Volunteer of the Year’ at Bristol’s Green Volunteer Awards 2012 ceremony last week.