We use cycling to tackle the key social issues affecting our communities - whether that's helping visually impaired people to experience the joys and freedoms of tandem cycling - or training prisoners as bike mechanics so they can build a brighter future. Find out about our life-changing work below.
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Our "Bike Back" project transforms the lives of prisoners whilst helping more local people to get cycling. Share with the hashtag #BikesBehindBars.
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Here are two examples of our 'Inclusive Cycling' projects:
Two's Company - tandem rides for visually impaired people.
Cyling and peer support for Over-55s
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Read the personal stories of some of the people helped by our projects:
- The Other Side of Gate: A Prisoners' story
- Aimee learns to cycle at our youth project
- Steve, the blind tandem cyclist
- Lukas, the prisoner learning bike mechanics
- Rosy, the "Silver Cyclist"
- Moses' mental wellbeing story
- The independent shop that took a stand against road congestion
Want to help us change more lives? Please make a donation through Just Giving.
Life Cycle UK produces an annual Impact Report to help demonstrate the positive impact our work is having. Download our latest report below:
- 2018/19 Impact Report
- 2017/18 Impact Report
- 2016/17 Impact Report
- 2015/16 Impact Report
- 2014/15 Impact Report
- 2013/14 Impact Report
Social Return on Investment
An independent Social Return on Investment report by the University of Bristol found every £1 spent by Life Cycle UK results in £8.05 worth of social benefits - impressive stuff! Download the full report below:
Support our work
Help us change even more lives: Please make a small monthly donation to support our work.